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It's a boy! [Nov. 14th, 2005|04:19 pm]
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Yesterday we went out to the MetroWest Humane Society and ended up going home with this guy:

He hasn't told us his name yet, but he's got the largest paws I've seen in a very long time. He's also friendly, calm, and playful. He spent most of the past 24 hours hiding in different parts of the house (including having to be pulled out from inside the couch), but doesn't mind sitting with us (or on us) and came out and curled up on the bed for a little while during the night. We'll let you know his name. In the meantime, he does well with people; interested parties should contact us to find out when visiting hours are.

Edit: For those interested, MetroWest currently has about 100 cats and kittens (too cute!), and are effectively out of room. They are in the middle of a much needed expansion project, and can use donations of money, food, or willing homes for needy animals. We say several wonderful animals there, including a 6 year old girl who was remarkeably mild and started purring almost as soon as she was picked up. I highly recommend that anyone looking for a cat, or jsut looking to do some Good Works check them out.

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[User Picture]From: goldenoak
2005-11-14 08:47 pm (UTC)
Awwww.... da KITTY!

He's adorable!

And good on you for getting a shelter kitty. In addition to Mr. Nameless Kitty being happier with you than in the shelter, you'll also get good doobie karma points in heaven someday. :)
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[User Picture]From: laurion
2005-11-14 09:03 pm (UTC)
Meh, like I needed karmic bribery to get this guy... look at him! *grin*

Even without doobie points we wanted to help out some shelter animal.
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[User Picture]From: goldenoak
2005-11-14 09:14 pm (UTC)
I know. I volunteered for a while at the Pat Brody Shelter. It was dangerous -- all these adorable, friendly, homeless cats just wanting someone to love them!

It's only because of an ultimatum by my honey that we only have three cats, or I'd've taken home a lot more. We still give them money on a regular basis, for the fuzzy ones without homes yet.
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[User Picture]From: kviri
2005-11-14 09:29 pm (UTC)
If you ever want to visit some Pat Brody alunmi, you can come pet our boys (adopted from there about 2 years ago). :)
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[User Picture]From: goldenoak
2005-11-14 10:25 pm (UTC)

Two of ours are Brody alumni, the other was found as a wee kitten wandering the streets of Worcester.

If I didn't think the cats would all hate it, I'd suggest a reunion. ;)

In case I haven't broadcast it completely or goofily enough, I am a total sucker for cute fuzzies.
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