We took care of a friend’s little kitty over Christmas, despite Suki’s complaints.
Her name is Wilhamena, and she’s pretty darn cute.
Suki had never been with another cat before, so we were a little worried that she might flip out and eat someone’s face, but she surprised us by hiding under the bed, sulking, for the first few days. Apparently she couldn’t even face the competition. Once she did come out she satisfied herself by hissing, avoiding contact, and in general letting us know her discontent. Whereas Wilhamena instantly overtook our couch, bed, laps: anywhere she could, really, including our hearts. She’s so soft and fluffy, with her clumsy little kitten ways! And so much lighter to pick up and throw around–she was quite the cuddler. A bit of an explorer, too: