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Cats like any Box

Cats like any box

Cats like any Box

Cats like any Box.  Over the long weekend I cleaned one of our litter boxes.  When it dried I dropped the litter box in the center of the room while I went to get the vacuum.  This picture is what I found when I returned with the vacuum.

The orange cat is one of our male cats.  When our previous female passed we decided to get another female cat. We purposely went looking for a female cat that could stand up to the dominant male cat.  We found the female cat a a rescue adoption event in Maricopa.  One of the foster moms told me none of the other kittens would play with her.  Once we heard that we thought she would make a good playmate for our orange male cat.

The Queen has Arrived

The new female kitten stood up to the orange male cat the first day we brought her home.  She would put up with none of the male cats domination.  I found it amusing to watch the 16 lb orange male cat back down from a 2 lb kitten.  Over the next year the male and female have bonded.   The Queen now chases our other grey and white male cat around the house for sport.  I am not sure why grey and white male cat does not stand up to the female since he is always trying to establish dominance over the orange male cat.  Once I hear a growl and hissing I know the female cat is chasing the grey and white male cat around the house.  In the year since we adopted her she in now close to the size and weight of the grey and white male cat.  Hopefully in the next year the female cat will calm down and get along with the grey and white male cat.



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New Kitten sleeps on me. Wife is Jealous.

Pets are good for you. 

New Kitten sleeps on me. Wife is Jealous. About three months ago we adopted a new kitten as a playmate for our male cat. He was getting bored chasing the other male cat around.  We found this small female kitten at a rescue group.  One of the women who cared for the litter our new cat was in told me that none of the other kittens would play with her. She was too rough.  That is exactly the type of kitten we were looking for as a playmate.  From the day she came into the house she stood up to the big orange make cat that outweighed her by 12 pounds.  This little kitten is now six months old and does her best to antagonize the orange cat.

All of this is not what makes my wife jealous.  About a week ago the kitten started to sit on my lap while I am  in my recliner watching tv. After ten minutes of kneading my belly with her needle like claws, she curls up and takes a  nap.  Now this is the point my wife becomes jealous.   I tell my wife this is not my doing.  The kitten obviously likes me better. I have no control over who the kitten likes.

The kitten sleeps between my wife’s ankles.  My wife sleeps on the sofa while watching tv with her favorite blanket.  The kitten finds the place where the blanket hangs between her feet and uses it like a hammock.  This does not count in my wife’s opinion as the kitten is not with in arms reach to pet.  I tell her that is not my problem and to take it up with the kitten.

New Kitten sleeps on me. Wife is Jealous. I find the entire thing humorous to say the least.