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By Now You've Heard the Rumors . . .

Ok, its true.  We have a cat, or more properly, a cat has us.

A year or so ago, this stray female tuxedo cat decided to move into our yard, wreaking havoc on the local lizard, bird, and rodent population.

She'd sit at our back door, meow, and display her trophies--usually the carcass of something she'd just caught and killed.  I'm not a cat lover, but if she can catch and kill rodents at her current pace, she's welcome!

We resisted feeding her until she had her first litter somewhere in our yard.  She was worm-ridden, underfed, and a mess.  After her second litter, we had her spayed, and gave her kittens to friends.  My wife even bought her a "bed" and "gourmet" catfood (the really cheap stuff that stinks).

Yup, we have a cat.  This was the scene out my back door Sunday morning.

Having a cat really makes me want a dog.

Reader Comments (9)

Congratulations? I don't mind other people's cats, but I don't want one. Besides, the wife, at least one kid, and at least one grandchild are allergic.

If you have to have a cat, it sounds like this one is a keeper though. Just keep in mind the basic differences between dogs and cats.
July 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterKevin
One more thing... I don't know if you have any control over your CAPTCHA settings, but it took me four tries to get 'verified.' Maybe I'm just getting old and can't read the warped text.
July 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterKevin
I never thought this would happen. Are you still amil?

- A Concerned Parishioner
July 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPamela
I hope DGH isn't reading this blog about cats…
July 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge

I've got no control over the CAPTCHA's . . . Sorry.


Its a big change, but she adopted us. Besides, she chowed down on a big rat last week--I haven't seen any signs of the nasty critters around for some time. As long as she catches rats and mice, fine by me. It will interesting to see if she moves on when we get a dog.


Sounds to me like DGH's cats are house cats. This gal acts like a stray--she's not feral. But she is (and will stay) an outdoor cat.
July 21, 2014 | Registered CommenterKim Riddlebarger
The horror. The horror. (with apologies to Joseph Conrad)
July 22, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterpb
I have a recipe if you're interested!
July 22, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterpresbyterian_keith

Recipe for cat or for rat? Or both?
July 22, 2014 | Registered CommenterKim Riddlebarger
Cats....BBQ on the grill or roasted
July 28, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterpresbyterian_keith

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