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Dollar Store Kitteh

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  • #21
    What about Georgie, in honour of George Washington on the $1 bill?

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    • #22
      I've nothing to add as far as names go (I'm rooting for Penny or Dolly), but just to say thank you for the smile! Congrats on your new girl.

      I can always count on The Menagerie on COTH to cheer me up when having a crappy day at work.


      • #23
        Good on you, Laura!


        • #24
          Ahh! I am so glad you took her! I currently have two little kitten monsters that a co-worker plucked from her parking lot. I named them "Captain" and "Crackers" as my Irish co-worker calls all the naughty dogs Captain Crackers. LOL


          • Original Poster

            Still haven't decided on a name. Usually one just fits...so I'm still working on it. I still really like Penny, so we'll see. She's so sweet, I wish I could make her a house cat.

            So far, Miss Lily is still one very pissed off garage/barn cat. Lily did make it to the garage door today but has been hanging out in her territory behind the barn driveway gate.


            • #26
              Money Penny

              You know, like the Bond girl.

              She's beyond cute.


              • Original Poster

                Penny it is. And, much to my relief, Miss Lily has decided that she's hungry and will stop avoiding the garage (which is where the wee kitty is, in a crate). I usually crate for at least 2 weeks before carefully allowing some freedom with a new cat. Vet next week for first shots.


                • #28
                  Well, what is the variation on the old saying, "Take care of the pennies and the pounds (dollars?) will take care of themselves"?

                  LauraKY, you are certainly taking very good care of this Penny!

                  And I'm glad Miss Lily has come around.
                  "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." -- George Bernard Shaw


                  • #29
                    Tortie kitteh!
                    I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry


                    • #30
                      Aww she is a cutie! Reminds me of my girl.
                      I love cats, I love every single cat....
                      So anyway I am a cat lover
                      And I love to run.


                      • #31
                        I'm out of names, my last ones were Gracie and Little Kitty (who is now about 12 lbs.). But she is so CUTE!!
                        Every mighty oak was once a nut that stood its ground.

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                        • #32
                          LOVE it! Give Penny a gentle hug for me!


                          • #33
                            A 'dilute tortie' to be exact! Beautiful kitten. And love the name Penny for her.

                            We have a dilute tortie named Abby who we adopted from a local rescue. She looks very much like your Penny.

                            Good on your for bringing Penny home with you. Good Karma is yours for sure.


                            • Original Poster

                              Dollar Store Kitty is no longer cheap. $91 and counting as a matter of fact. She's adorable, playful, super snugly and friendly. The vet aged her at right around 3 months, so we'll wait for another month to spay.

                              She's turning into quite the hunter too. She's still restricted to the garage...too small to be out with the coyotes and hawks we have around here, but she caught a frog in the garage. Go Penny!

                              More photos later when I finally get the camera to sync with the new computer.


                              • Original Poster

                                It's just over a year later, and here's Penny, the Dollar Store kitty, all grown up.



                                • #36
                                  I love "Dolly" or "Penny". I have a dollar store cat named "Dollar" for obvious reasons. Just a wee kitten stumbled out that I still have years later.

                                  Obviously I need to check dates better! Somehow that last post didn't appear when I first read through!

                                  "Penny" is gorgeous!


                                  • #37
                                    She has grown up to be a beautiful cat.

                                    I love seeing updates to these stories
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                                    • #38
                                      It is actually 2 years later but who is counting? Where is she living? Lovely cat.
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                                      • Original Poster

                                        Originally posted by Calamber View Post
                                        It is actually 2 years later but who is counting? Where is she living? Lovely cat.
                                        OMG, that time went by fast. Crazy couple of years. Brain fart on my part. It WAS two years. Seems like just last year.

                                        She's a garage/barn cat during the day and a laundry room cat at night. Too many fights with ferals at nights. She and Miss Lily are finally getting along...and they're both in at night.


                                        • #40
                                          Originally posted by Calamber View Post
                                          It is actually 2 years later but who is counting? Where is she living? Lovely cat.
                                          I'd say we missed the whole Catten stage. She's a good lookin' cat. Very distinguished. Maybe it's best that we only seen her as a grown woman.
                                          The armchair saddler
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