About two months
ago I was inspecting my territory one more time before retiring for the night
when I’ve seen this handsome stranger wondering around my alley. He looked a
bit confused and hungry but irresistibly handsome so, I invited him in for
dinner. Now, 60 plus days later…look at what happened to me! But, I’m neither
upset nor ashamed; I love my babies and I think they all are beautiful, little
miracles! Actually I had to hide them away from my humans as they constantly
wanted to hold them, pet them, and kiss them. That’s a perfect example of why
human kittens don’t behave later in life. My human mommy is so excited about my
babies – she thinks they are Godsend but she’s not the one breastfeeding or
teaching them mouse-ing! Anyway, since she wants to keep us all I made her
promised me that we’ll all go through the “snip-snip” phase once my babies are
old enough. In the meantime…I wonder where did the handsome Casanova vanish?
Probably to more exotic places? Another alley? Another dinner?
Anyway, if anybody
sees him…please catch him and….. fix him!
With loving purrs
It's the tom's that get the pleasure and it's the mums that get the kittens.... That's feline life, I am afraid. I am posting a photo here of some other kittens near me that are the result of a single night of pleasure with a tabby-and-white!
Will you ever see that gorgeous hulk of tomcat again? Probably not. You have to accept that a one night stand meant more to you than him. But being neutered (as I am) will allow you to swap the hurly burly of a night on the tiles to the restful pleasure of the sofa.
As soon as your babies get older, after about a week, you should encourage your humans to handle them. It will help the kittens learn how to manage humans in later life - how to be relaxed with these large pets and how to train them.
PS. There's a nice link to kitten advice here.
Help for cats whose humans show behaviour problems.
This blog is devoted to the study of human behaviour. We cats, who live with this sometimes unpredictable and always feeble minded species, can benefit from seeing their behaviour in its proper scientific context. The study of feline dilemmas, training problems, and difficulties with humans, can only benefit all of us. All of us train our humans - to buy the right food, for instance, but many of us do not have knowledge of how to improve our training methods. The human species is obviously not as intelligent as the cat, but nevertheless can learn quite a lot - if properly managed. Topics of interest include the use of claw and order, purring as a human reward, rubbing your human up the right way, when to bite, spraying as a method of making our wishes known, ignoring the human, human harassment, human inattention and sheer human stupidity. I welcome your questions. Photos can be sent via my secretary's website, www.celiahaddon.com This blog has been chosen as one of the top 50 feline blogs by Online VetTechprogramms.org