The next morning, I went to the box and the blanket was empty, and this little black creature crawled up from the corner of the box and started mewing and then she continued her crawl up my arm, to my face and nuzzled it and at that moment crawled into my heart. I called a vet who specialized in feral cats. I took her in and a dousing of lice killer, and given drops for eyes and nose, I was sent on my way. That was nearly ten years ago.
|My youngest about 5 years ago and Bitty.|
|This is what I see when I come out of the shower. She is there waiting for me.|
Bitty now more than ever is often my strength to get through the day, to grasp onto happiness and joy. She makes me smile, she makes me laugh and well the love I feel from her to me and the love I feel towards her is soul filling. She keeps me company, when the hours run into each other and brings me pain dulling comfort when it is needed most. Right now that is a plus. My teeth, with the weather hurt so bad that it has been almost the kind the can drop one to their knees and make you cry out. Won't mention what the wet, cold weather and not being able to walk does to my fibro and arthritis symptoms....she is right there, purring, cuddling and her body warmth against my legs is like having a natural heating pad.
I worry over her health, we can not afford to take her to the vet, and she is gaining weight with age, drinking more and not really eating more, so worry she has diabetes or something. But to her never give up or in will, something she has taught me ( yes you can learn from your animals) is evident as she has become more sociable, loving, and devoted to me than ever before. We had to part with Yummy a couple years back when we were moving to an apartment, and Yummy had become my cat after my oldest daughter moved out and away,( sorry no photo...dunno why. Wish I did, she was a beautiful Koon breed cat, long tabby striped hair in shades of gray and white and beautiful green eyes.) and Princess Bitty has certainly filled that void.
|This is Koko a few years back, he is much more scraggly now. But still so cute!|
|He is Rebecca's cat, she raised him and adores him so, but now lives with her BF Jared and they have a shared love in a dog named Robbie...but she visits.|
You may wonder why I am doing a love post to my cat(s). Well as I started the week out with a love post, wanted to keep the theme going. I have not been at all well this week, as mentioned, and there has been a few things adding stress to my bad health, but I have to express my gratitude to the sweet , now very pudgy with age, devoted and lovable cat named Bitty that has brought me so much comfort. I hope you did not mind. Now it is play time w/Princess Bitty!