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  • Kittens!

    DD and I were off for a walk on Friday evening and found two little kittens under a bush. I knocked on the door and the lady said that the mother had brought them earlier in the week, but never showed back up. I asked if I could take them and she said she could have cared less what happened, so I scooped them up and they rode home in the cup holders of the stroller.

    I've never had kittens quite this small before, but they are eating wet food, using their box, and drinking fairly well. Google tells me they are between 5 and 6 weeks old. Their little eyes are still blue! One male and one female.

    The black and white female is super brave, and happily ventures out of their bathroom every morning and kicks the dogs off the couch when it's time for a nap! The orange male is a bit more skittish and spends most of his time in the bathroom, but will consent to a snuggle. Once he's brought out into the room, he'll happily adventure about the room.

    They have an appointment at the vet here on post in a few days, as I think that they are old enough to be wormed at least. A once over won't hurt, at least! DH was against keeping them, but I caught him snuggling them in bed last night while he was reading, so I think it's safe to say that they are staying. No names yet.

    And yes...


    Of all the things to play on...

    She booted the dogs off their couch for a nap.

    Naps all around!


  • #2
    How cute! My son and I are thinking about fostering kittens for a local rescue this summer. We miss having babies!

    I hope their vet check-up is uneventful. Enjoy!


    • #3
      orange boys are the best!

      not the brightest, but hey.

      congratulation, you have been hired!


      • #4
        Awwwww. How adorable! What lucky kittens!
        "Choose to chance the rapids, and dare to dance the tides" - Garth Brooks
        "With your permission, dear, I'll take my fences one at a time" - Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey


        • #5
          Hugs to you for scooping up those adorable fluff balls!!


          • #6
            Aw cute! I'm partial to tuxedo cats.
            You are what you dare.


            • #7
              They are just so adorable!!


              • #8
                BABY KITTIES!!!!

                Thanks for the pics I need to live vicariously through you and others, as we will NOT have any new baby kitties around here for awhile.


                • #9
                  Too cute! Makes me want to get one as a playmate for my cat Simba. He needs something else to do during the day other than chew my Dansko clogs!
                  My May boys: Beau, Neon, Criss


                  • #10
                    They appear to be QUITE at home! I love that you caught Hubby snuggling! Just don't say anything, and soon he'll never imagine life without them! Thanks for the pics - going through some rough stuff right now, and the pics made me smile!


                    • #11
                      Yay, I'm so glad you took them! They look very healthy, and already well settled in.
                      Mystic Owl Sporthorses


                      • #12
                        Oh, what CUTE lucky kittens!!! Baby kittehs are SO much fun - but I have never had two at once. Guarantee you they will keep you amused! I'd tie up any draperies right now . . . . . When Oliver first came home at 12 weeks it was a couple of days before Christmas. On the 26th I wondered why my tree was shaking - he had climbed all the way up on the inside.
                        What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!


                        • #13
                          They are SOOOO cute! Lucky, lucky creatures (kittens AND humans!).
                          Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

                          You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.


                          • #14
                            You SO needed to put an "Over the Top Cuteness" warning in your thread title!!
                            I mean, all kittens are cute, but these two are definitely super-cute.

                            So many karma-kudos to you for rescuing them & giving them such a lovely responsible home.


                            • #15
                              You are a WONDERFUL person for taking these babies in! They are so adorable. Lucky too!
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                              • #16
                                Best kind of kittens available (tux and orange)... and they sure are cute! Gets my kitten lust all worked up!
                                Shall I tell you what I find beautiful about you? You are at your very best when things are worst.


                                • #17
                                  Put them in the 2-fer drink holder on the stroller.

                                  You were clearly meant to have these kittens. Not only do I never find stray cats, but I don't have an easy and exactly-the-number-needed container for the cats with me.

                                  You couldn't have had a more convenient cat adoption if you got them at a drive-thru.
                                  The armchair saddler
                                  Politically Pro-Cat


                                  • #18
                                    Love the story and the kitten! Congratulations to the kittens and to you!
                                    Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Goethe


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Thanks everybody! They are settled right in and rather enjoying life!

                                      I highly encourage kitten adopting in pairs... then they can play with one another. Of course when they do destroy it's double the fun! We woke up this morning to an entire toilet paper roll shredded and two very happy kitties sleeping in the middle of the mess! Hubby is insistent that they sleep in the bed from now on, stating "They don't have a comfy enough sleeping spot, which is why they shredded the toilet paper." He doesn't really understand about bed mice yet.

                                      They are super fun, and I'm thinking that we're the ones that were lucky to be hired, not the other way around! Little blessings for sure!


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Superminion View Post
                                        Thanks everybody! They are settled right in and rather enjoying life!

                                        I highly encourage kitten adopting in pairs... then they can play with one another. Of course when they do destroy it's double the fun! We woke up this morning to an entire toilet paper roll shredded and two very happy kitties sleeping in the middle of the mess! Hubby is insistent that they sleep in the bed from now on, stating "They don't have a comfy enough sleeping spot, which is why they shredded the toilet paper." He doesn't really understand about bed mice yet.

                                        They are super fun, and I'm thinking that we're the ones that were lucky to be hired, not the other way around! Little blessings for sure!
                                        don't forget the video camera! More fun than a barrel full of monkeys!

                                        (yeah...your DH is a keeper! )