Monday, October 20, 2008

Introducing The (New) Cat

I took about a dozen shots of her face...she would NOT hold still. That's why this one is blurry.

But isn't she a pretty thing?

And this is a more comprehensive shot. She very much enjoys watching "Hannah Montana" with her Girl.

Rosie said it best in her comment ...a house really isn't a home without a kitty (if you're into felines). We needed some time after Phoebe's passing but it feels really, really right to have a kitty again.



Anonymous Anonymous opined...

Ba Ha Ha Ha (Note no w)

And thank you very much for getting it from the humane society.

What was th ename?



October 20, 2008 7:04 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Anonyba, yes, we were very pleased with that fact as well. The Child noted that she has won a pet, purchased a pet, gotten a pet for free from the Market and now rescued a pet.

Her name is Kiera. Now, technically, it's "Kira", but I figured if we weren't going to be able to name her (since we'd discussed 'Minerva McGonigall' for the next cat) at least I could give it an English spelling.

October 20, 2008 7:42 PM  
Blogger Cliff O'Neill opined...

Awww, a kitty!!!

Kiera? As in ONJ's character in Xanadu?

October 20, 2008 8:13 PM  
Blogger Allyn Edwards opined...

Thank god you got that cat after I visted otherwise you might have woken up to us locked in a death struggle. Cats are evil, pure evil.

October 20, 2008 8:20 PM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Cliffie, Duh.

Allyn: Oh, not this one. She's a sweetie. I swear she wouldn't have sucked out your breath as you slept.

Pretty sure of it, anyway.

October 20, 2008 9:13 PM  
Anonymous Syd opined...


October 20, 2008 10:34 PM  
Blogger Monica opined...

by now this is redundant i'm sure but: AWWWWWWWWW

October 20, 2008 10:38 PM  
Blogger D.A. opined...

Naming cats after annoying, spindly actresses is not a practice of which I approve, but seeing as Ms Knightley recently delivered a more-than-decent turn in The Duchess, I am willing to cast aside my objections in this case.

At least she's not called Lindsay.

October 21, 2008 3:07 AM  
Blogger Anne opined...

d.a. is so funny. - or Britney

October 21, 2008 6:02 AM  
Blogger Leah opined...

Aww. WTG for rescuing her-She looks like a cuddly & non-evil one.
I'm *thinking* of getting one for my 5 yr old, once they invent the kind that empty thier own litterbox.

October 21, 2008 6:11 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Syd and Mon, indeed.

DA, technically she wasn't named for Miss Knightly...that was her name previously and we kept it, as that is the politic thing to do when rescuing an animal. But since she can't spell I figured she'd never know about the extra "e", which I feel lends her name (which would not have been my first choice) a bit of cache.

And I want to see "The Duchess". Although I'm not a fan of the particular Fiennes brother in question.

Anne, yes, he is.

Leah, I hear that. Fortunately, The Child has stepped up in that department. ('K, she's done it once, but still).

October 21, 2008 6:34 AM  
Blogger sageweb opined...

How gorgeous! She looks like she has the look of trouble too..which I love a cat that causes trouble...they sure do make a difference in a home.

October 21, 2008 6:42 AM  
Blogger TWISI opined...

not really a cat person.... but that one is quite lovely. Very fortunate to have such a great home to come to!

October 21, 2008 7:42 AM  
Blogger LostInColor opined...

She looks like fun! How cute is she? CUTE CUTE CUTE!

October 21, 2008 7:48 AM  
Blogger Buck opined...

I'm so glad you got a kitty again! (I love cats)Hopefully, I'll meet her someday.

I'd get one just so I could name it Puss-Puss. Or "Ouiser" after one of the characters on Steel Magnolias.

October 21, 2008 7:53 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

Sage, I don't know about "trouble"...although she certainly is possessed of a decidedly independent mind.

Twisi, she really is. And exceedingly friendly to humans, which is not something I could say about the dear departed Phoebe.

Lost, ever so cute cute cute.

Buck, whatcha mean "hope"...'course you'll meet her. You're coming back for next year's Autumnal Feast, remember? Silly boy.

October 21, 2008 8:53 AM  
Blogger Sling opined...

She is beautiful Rainey!..I'm sure she knows that.

October 21, 2008 10:16 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

I think it's sinking in, Sling. Just wish I had a screen door for her to climb...

October 21, 2008 6:37 PM  
Blogger Miss Healthypants opined...

She is sooo cute! Congrats on your new addition to the family! *smiles*

October 21, 2008 8:08 PM  
Blogger rosemary opined...

She really is beautiful....and a loverly regal name...Kira!!!!

Actually if the coloring shows correctly I bet she has some Abyssinian in her. My Baby looked a lot like her and she was.....Abyssinian that is as well as a cat. Kisses to Kira and her too.

October 22, 2008 10:40 AM  
Anonymous Anna-Aliza Rosenbaum opined...

congrats on the new addition! is she an indoor cat or outdoor? if she's an outdoor cat, yay! less rodents on the block! ;)

October 22, 2008 8:17 PM  

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