Tuesday, 12 December 2017

We have a new kitten!

We do. As well as a new furnace. Whew! Our wood insert barely kept up. Monday, we were taking it easy. Saturday, we looked at some kittens, Daisy needed a buddy. That's what I thought.
Daisy is bored silly. Her mice friends are asleep.
We played with the propane bill for a time. I thought she could use a playmate. It might take the pressure off lovely Annabelle, who doesn't know how to play with other cats.

We were on our way home. Next, we went to the Lanark Animal Welfare Society (LAWS) rescue kittens in a pet store in Carleton Place. Morris (5 mos.) was up top. His brother left and he was lonely. Below him, in the cage, were two who might be related to Daisy. That's where we rescued her from. We'd think about it.

Then, back home to watch curling. On-line, LAWS was showing this little guy. He'd been 5 weeks in Perth. I told hubby about him. He said, "Do you want to go in and see him?" We taped the rest of the curling.
He was about to be taken back to the LAWS location, as they'd given up, his brother just adopted.
Quick decision. He'd been put in isolation, as he has a cold, and runny eyes, which is common as they manage the new bacteria and germs in a new place. (Annabelle had this for a few weeks. She's fine now.)

Meet Hank Jr., age 4 months (Aug., 2017) I'm still thinking on his name. (Any suggestions?) He's precious. He was from the Lanark Animal Welfare Society and sat for 5 weeks at Pet Value in Perth. He has a cold, he's sneezing, his eyes are running, and he is a sleepy boy.

This is his first evening, when he thought he'd explore some.


He liked the curling. 

Finally, another male in the house!
The goldfish plant caught his eye. 

He is fascinated with big sister, Annabelle. I put wet food down for both. Annie has the diet stuff, Hank has the stress food  (Vet food), as he's a bit fragile. After I snapped this photo, Hank thought that Annie's food smelled a bit better, he approached her and she just glared at him. He hissed back, and went back to his own food. They are doing the dance. She isn't threatened.

Annie sleeps on this pillow, beside the stairs. The hot air rises from the downstairs fireplace. It's a fairly recent thing. Hank loves to just watch her.

Saturday night, Daisy slept on top of beside me, Hank in the chair in the living room, and Annie on her pillow. Sunday night, Daisy and Hank slept in the basement. Monday night, as well.


As I sat, with Hank on top of me, the pileated woodpecker chose to visit, again. You can hear Hank purring!

Hank was interested in Angry Birds!  
We have a snow storm on the way. We enjoyed the sun while we could. I was happy to let the furnace do its thing. He sat and watched the birds. He is relaxed and happy. He and Annabelle has a nose kiss. Daisy, I think, will come around.

Hank had a slight limp Sunday morning. Today, Tuesday, it's nearly gone. He has an appointment with the vet next week. His cold is much less. There is 5" of snow outside. We'll have a bit of work to do in order to clear up, with more on the way.


DUTA said...

Enjoy your new addition! Cute pictures and video!

Olga said...

Very cute little cuddle bug. I think Annabelle and Daisy may have gotten signals crossed. Daisy is looking resentful of an interloper rather than joyful at the thought of a playmate.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Well hello there handsome Hank!!! Welcome to your furever home - and to blogging life &*> I know you will seal your place in the pack soon enough. Stay warm and get fully well soon. Hugs and whiskeries, YAM-aunty xxx

Nancy J said...

And that was " How you got your new cat"!!! He is adorable, and that purr, so deep and like only the new kittens make. What a wonderful happening for him, and in time they will all be friends again. Keep toasty with that new furnace.

Out To Pasture said...

Congrats on the new addition to the family. He is adorable! Just a bit curious as to why the kitten in the on-line photo has a brown nose while Hank has a white one. Were they brothers? Looking forward to posts of his adventures.

Powell River Books said...

Good for you. Funny how your cats remind me of ones I had in the past. One picture of Hank made me think of old Cessna (we went through many airplane names over the years: Cessna, Piper, Mooney, Comanche to name a few). I would love another cat, but we still travel around too much to make it work. - Margy

Jenn Jilks said...

@OutToPasture That's Hooper/Hank's brother who was adopted!

Gill - That British Woman said...

what a lovely addition to the family for you.

Anvilcloud said...

I hope they become friends. You never know with cats.