Savannah's Paw Tracks

Autobiography of a Former Shelter Cat

A little of this and a little of that!

HIYA!!  SAVANNAH HERE!!!

So here’s what I have for you guys today. I bit about me, a little about the Court Jester aka Eowyn and Katie. Sage is kind of “incognito” currently ‘cuz she and Eowyn are having a struggle to learn which one is gonna be second in charge behind me. Don’t worry, Mom L and Dad P are monitoring the situation and well—sadly the water spray bottle is back in action after years gathering dust and cobwebs. Never for TKS—!!!

First, I don’t do much explorin’ these days but I thought you would get a kick outta seeing me sniffing around our great big living window that Mom L finally gave me access to. She did if for my Court Jester, little did she know that I have always wanted to get on the window sill and take a peek out at that part of my back patio!

I don’t do much jumping up and jumping down, but I could manage this little adventure of mine just fine.

Now I don’t know how many of you have been following me for a long time, but you may recall that I have had some mighty fun adventures using my interstellar time travelling three way tunnel.  When TKS first came to live with me, she wanted to use my special three way tunnel so I had to remove the controls from the middle green zone. Thank Ceiling Cat I did that, ‘cuz she would of ended up in some other galaxy far far away! Right?! (hover your mousie over photos to see captions purrlease)

That three way tunnel has sure seen a lot of star travel. Remember when my pals Dash and Nerissa and I went on our New Zelandia adventure? That tunnel operated purrfectly!

Guess what? That three way tunnel is still going strong!! I have had it since I joined Mom L and Dad P in my forever castle. And the two young’uns, Katie and Eowyn still find that tunnel to be the cats’ meow!!!

Eowyn especially enjoys making a fool of herself, hence the Court Jester title.

Our sweet Katie is showing up to play more and more with my Court Jester. Katie is even willing to pose a bit so Mom L can get a few photos for me to share with all of you to show that she is out and about! (PeeEss—Katie still needs POTP. Her claw sheaths are still not healthy)

Here’s hoping you are all having a fab start of your week!

PAW PATS, SAVANNAH

Friday Memes for Friday Smiles

HIYA!!   SAVANNAH HERE!!!

Hope you are ready for getting your Friday smiles going! First up is my “former foster kitten” Arwen. I think she totally knows how to strut that catwalk, don’t you? Ya don’t have to be a purebred kitty to know how to do the head tilt and paw forward at the same time!1

And our Katie came up with one that is sure to delight all of you!

Eowyn will clearly do anything when there is food or a treat involved.

Sage and I are closely monitoring how Eowyn tries to introod onto our master bed spaces. She is not gonna like it when I teach her just where she belongs on MY bed—just sayin’.

 

PAW PATS, SAVANNAH

Bittersweet Fostering with Happy Tails Endings

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Oh my cat! Do I have breaking news for you all!! I think my first introduction of our foster kittens, Arwen and Frodo was like December?? We have had them with us since late August 2021. They and their mom cat, our adopted Eowyn, Court Jester, were all dumped at a local waterfront park where our Delta View Cats feeds a colony of 12 abandoned community cats. The kittens were about 4 months old. Here are some videos of them at the point where our Delta View Cats feeders discovered them! FYI—Arwen looks like she has something wrong with her eye, but it turned out to just be a speck of dirt and her eyes are both fine!

Did you hear little Arwen’s teeny mew? They were so small. I know you can’t see Frodo, the orange boy too well, but you get the picture, right?

These cutie pies have been fostered in my castle for over four months, since August 26, 2021. Little Arwen has a little bobble in her head, especially when she is trying to keep track of wand toys. She also has short infrequent asthma episodes when she is overly excited, anxious or plays too hard. But she is a tomboy girl all the way! She may be smaller than her brother, Frodo, but Arwen gives him a run for his money when they play! Frodo is becoming a love bug! He likes a nice lap and ear scritches. They both give nose kisses too. Because they are very emotionally bonded, we could not adopt them separately so it has taken a long time to help their permanent family find them.

But Saturday, January 15, their new humans found them at last! Miss Alicia saw them on Adopt a Pet and traveled from her home in another city to the adoption event Mom L and Dad P have been taking them to every Saturday and Sunday since October, 2021.

ARWEN AND FRODO ARE ADOPTED!!

APAWS!!    APAWS!!

They are going to a new human Mom and Dad and they also get to have a little eleven year old human to play with as well! Mom L and Dad P had leaky eyes of joy and sadness.  They knew we could  not keep them and yet their love, patience and long foster care brought them into a close bond with the two kittens. They are about eight to nine months old now. Arwen is still needing to put on more weight but Frodo is just fine as he is! What a chow hound Frodo is!! LOL!!!

Frodo

ARWEN

And here they are together! They were so little and then they could no longer comfortably fit the top of their tower!!

And, Delta View Cats, our nonprofit community cat group that Mom L and Dad P and I founded, had an even more amazing weekend! We pulled a colony cat off the street where his feeder, Miss Kandi, serves him because he had an abscess on his front paw. Turns out that Mango, who is only about eighteen months old, is a great ole big sweetie love bug and lap cat!!! Mango was not at adoptions this past weekend, but a  couple showed up last Sunday and wanted to see him. Long story short, they visited him here at my castle and they took him home yesterday too!!!

MANGO IS ADOPTED TOO!!

Miss Kandi has cared for Mango since he arrived at one of her small colonies as only a nine month old kitten. She and Mom L and Dad P shared some leaky eyes but we all know that Mango is going to his best home ever!!!

Fostering adult cats and kittens is not for the feint of heart, let me tell you! It is so sweet when they are adopted, but losing their presence in our home is bittersweet. Even Katie missed having our foster guests! Hope my blog post was worth waiting for today. I am late ‘cuz Mom L was still sniffling last night and couldn’t see to type.

PAW PATS, SAVANNAH

 

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