Another little bitty break. Yeah, her abdomen looks rough – she’s got a rash between her two hindmost nipples (I’m putting a dab of coconut oil on it, which is neither helping nor hurting – the rash certainly isn’t bothering her, so I’m keeping an eye on it but am not worried. And someone asked if I had shaved her belly – I didn’t, and the fur on the hindmost part of her abdomen seemed to be there one day and gone the next. It’s not actually completely bare – there’s a thin layer of fur there, it just doesn’t photograph well.)
What we have here is a rough life for sure.
Pinochle’s all “Watchin’ you, lady.”
Pinochle and Rummy are out cold.
Archie has a snooze. (Seriously, if I’d known how popular that pillow would be with the cats, I might’ve bought two. It’s probably good I didn’t know!)
2020: “So I push on the door and it goes THUNK! THUNK! THUNK!”
2019: No entry.
2018: Today marks 24 days since Kristi came to us. She is now officially the mama kitty who has made us wait the longest.
2017: Poor guy, perhaps some day he’ll find his zen.
2016: Next up, their ears will start stampeding upwards and they’ll start to look more like little cats and less like unformed blops of clay with pink noses and toeses.
2015: “HI UNCA DENNIS!”
2014: No entry.
2013: No entry.
2012: I’ve had a lot of searches recently where people appear to be looking for the Emmy’s-alien-belly video that I shot the day before she gave birth. Here ’tis.
2011: Hey Maggie, you gonna give me those babies today?
2010: Every time I go into the kitten room, Maura meows at me once or twice, and I say “Give me those babies!”
2009: No entry.
2008: No entry.
2007: No entry.
2006: No entry.
2005: No entry.
Look at them snoozing away… Again I wonder, as I do with all new little litters, if they smell more like flowers, or fresh Chex snack mix? Maybe banana bread baking…
They smell like raw peanuts.
And by “raw peanuts” what I meant to say is “boiled peanuts.” (Had to give ’em another sniff.)
The 2018 headline entry makes me crack up “Kristi has officially made me wait the longest”. BAHAHA!
I laughed at that too!
I love Pinochle’s coloring!!!
Sweet, sweet babies. I love the stage when they begin to interact with the world.
Have any of the “Darlings” inherited her eyes ?
I’m not sure yet! We’ll see as they get bigger. 🙂
Try lanolin on the rash. Nursing humans use it to protect nipples.
Thank you for this suggestion! I’ll pick some up when I get groceries in a couple of days.
I’m already in love with little Uno! I wonder if these babies will inherit their mother’s lean and angular body shape? At least right now it looks like they have rounder bodies, but that might not mean anything.
I think it’s too early to tell yet – I’ll be interested to see what they’re like when they get older.