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24 January 2011

Introducing Flora and Harriet

 

The Minx’s first word, when she was around ten months old, was ‘ca’ and ever since she’s been asking us for either a cat or a dog or (though not as frequently) a sibling.

Since we decided that a sibling was definitely NOT going to be provided, she was fobbed off with vague promises of a pet ‘when you’re old enough’, which turned into promises of a ‘cat when you’re six’.

 

Moo

 

The Minx turned six in the middle of this month, and we soon realised that she would not let us postpone the fateful day a moment any longer and we signed up to get emails from cat adoption agencies.

Last Thursday we unexpectedly heard of a kitten adoption event at a local shelter and after meeting them on Friday night brought home two small grey kittens on Saturday. So my weekend was spent somewhat differently than I had anticipated and our house has already turned into Grey Gardens.

Here they are – Flora has three white socks and a white bib and Harriet is completely grey.  I am realising that cat photography makes kid photography seem like a walk in the park.

And as you can see someone is absolutely besotted.

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'Fraid I gave in, got a new wife, siblings for daughter (one of each), a cat AND a dog.

Nell was besotted, too, for at least a week, with Panda, Charlie, Bernie and the rabbits. She still occasionally sends them a postcard....
xx

gorgeous photos.....you will have hours of fun and love...all of you.enjoy xx

Ah, pets. They add a lot of life to the house. May Flora and Harriet become valued elements of your family life.(This written as my cat, Wikileaks, attempts to sit on the keyboard.)

Congrats to the Minx and family on the two adorable additions! So sweet. :)

Grey Gardens -- ha! I would have been tempted to call them Big Edie and Little Edie. Congrats on the new family members. They are adorable and the Minx looks over the moon. :)

Grey Gardens -- ha! I would have been tempted to call them Big Edie and Little Edie. Congrats on the new family members. They are adorable and the Minx looks over the moon. :)

Cats? Dammit! Colin spent ages trying to encourage Lulu to ask for a Rottweiler... :)

Dxx

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