Sunday, June 8, 2008

Now there's four

Two days ago we noticed that momma cat had moved her kittens once again. This time right beside our back door. We noticed there were still the five little adorable runts meowing away. All was well for momma and her babies. They are now about 2 1/2 weeks old. Yesterday afternoon we noticed we only had a total of 4 kitties. Trucker, myself, and the Rug Rats searched high and low for number 5. We followed momma cat everywhere she went thinking that maybe, just maybe, she for some weird reason had moved the 5th one. We never found it. It has vanished off the face of our yard.

While sitting watching TV last evening we were discussing what happened to the little thing. I thought perhaps one of the male cats had found it and got rid of it. Trucker told me that if that were the case we would have found number 5 somewhere outside and that he feared the worst for it. He didn't want to say anything in front of the Rug Rats but he thinks a large snake had it for supper. Last week we found a large snake skin in our
backyard up close to the house. We warned the kids to be on the lookout for the snake and immediately tell us if found. Not that we expected them to decide to play with it or anything but with boy child this might be possible.

After hearing what might have happened I could think of nothing else. So I decided to bring them into the house. I could not bear the thought of something having a midnight snack of them. I would not be able to sleep. Momma cat has never been an indoor cat and we weren't sure how she would take to this notion either. Plus we have our two male cats indoors as well as our Shi Tzu, Babycakes. We still brought them in though.
Momma cat loves it. She may never want to leave. Babycakes loves it. She is sitting guard over the pet bed most of the time now which doesn't even bother Momma.

Now I can sleep in peace and so can Momma Cat. Now babycakes, not so much, as it's her bed they are in.


Mental P Mama said...

Love it! Babycakes is such a good sport!

Meg said...

They are simply adorable! I want one!!!

QueenofPlanetHotflash said...

aaaawwwww, they are so cute! I love that your dog feels like the big brother and guards them. Holy Moly that must be one big ole snake

Frazzled Farm Wife said...

Just one big happy family.

Snooty Primadona said...

I'm just sick about #5. I think that was the one I wanted!

I think babycakes is trying to figure out how these new events came to pass, lol.

No more kitty snacks for the evil snake.

I really do want one & if gas weren't the price of gold, I'd drive over & claim one.

Treasia said...

thanks everyone. They are quick becoming loved members of our household.

Snooty-I know what you mean about the price of gas. Feel free to purchase a plane ticket though and you can have pick. Heck you can take them all. LOL.

Anonymous said...

Momma Kitty looks sooooooo "stressed" out about the whole situation! The babies are cuties though!

Nap Warden said...

Soooo cute!