Thursday, May 27, 2010

Happy birthday to my kits!

Mama Little Bit here:

A year ago today, I gave birth to four boy-kits:  Cloud, Cousteau/Kai, Little Guy/Tiger, and Squishy!  I had to learn how to be a mama cat to them, but my mama, Boo-Boo Kitty, helped a lot with showing me how.  My people didn't take care of us, so when my kits were three weeks old we went to live with our neighbors, who taught me that I was supposed to feed my kits every couple of hours and stay with them until they were done nursing each time.  After I learned that, I was a very good mama to my baby boys!

I love them very much, and am so glad that Cloud, Kai, and Tiger have awesome homes.  They were adopted a short time after they were weaned.  Cloud and his mommy send us pictures every once in a while, and he looks a lot like me, except a lighter grey.  Kai's mommy works at a vet clinic, so she takes very good care of him.  Tiger was originally adopted to a man living alone, but his grandkids loved Tig' so much that they re-adopted him!

Unfortunately, soon after Squishy was adopted out, his new family took him to the vet for his poopy problems and the vet said that he would never get over them.  His system didn't function right, something that our vet hadn't diagnosed but the new vet did.  Squish had to be put to sleep.  He always had a look to him that Foster Mommy thought may mean that he wasn't as well-formed as the rest, and she was right.

I am so glad to have been able to take care of my baby kits and see them weaned and off to their homes.  I'm wishing them all a happy birthday today, at their new homes and Squishy's celebrating his at the Bridge!  Happy, happy birthday, babies!  You are now official mancats!

Tiger
Cloud
Squishy
Kai's new mommy decided not to have a page for him
Group page (with their first baby pictures)

Us, when the kits were 3 weeks old

Cloud as a baby

Cloud now

Kai (heading off somewhere), Tiger, Squishy, & Cloud
4 weeks old

Kai napping in Foster Daddy's shoe
5 weeks old
Kai in his favorite napping place:  his new mommy's purse
8 weeks old

Squishy and Tiger just before they went to their new homes

12 comments:

Kea said...

We're sorry that Squishy wasn't meant to grow up and get older here on this earth. But we wish all your little ones (not so little anymore!) a very happy birthday. :-)

Eric and Flynn said...

Wow! A year already. Happy Birthday to your babies. It is sad that Squishy had to leave for the Bridge but he will be celebrating his birthday there with is angel friends.

Maggie May said...

Happy Birthday to your precious babies! You were such a wonderful momma!! We are very sorry to hear about sweet Squishy. We're sure his is running free at the Rainbow Bridge.

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Happy Purrthday to yoor babies! We bet Squishy had da best purrthday party at da bridge.

loki said...

Happy Birthday to your babies! We are sorry to hear about Squishy.

Big hugs,

Loki

Harry Spotter said...

A very happy birthday to all of you. Hope you all have a great day.

Marg said...

A very Happy Birthday to you boys. Too bad Squishy couldn't be there but he is all nice and healthy in heaven. Hope you have a wonderful day. And many more.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Well happy birthday to your surviving kits. While I am sorry to hear about Squishy, I am glad to know that he was well loved in his short life.

The Island Cats said...

Happy Birthday to your babies!! We're sad to hear that Squishy went to the bridge. All your other babies grew up so well!!

Karen Jo said...

Happy Birthday to Cloud, Kai, Tiger and Squishy (at the Bridge)! I am sorry about Squishy, but at least he knew love here before he had to go.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

We're sorry about Squishy but we're glad your other babies got a good home.

meowmeowmans said...

Happy birthday to your babies! We are sad about Squish, but we're sure he's having a good time at the bridge with his angel buddies.