Wednesday, September 7, 2016

More about Nala. . . . . . . .

 Nala on my lap this morning.

When I agreed to take care of sweet Nala whilst her 'dad' went on vacation
for two weeks, I said I could manage to hop the fence twice a day through
 yesterday - then I would need a few days to prepare for Africa.
Another friend was going to start today and watch out for her through
 Sunday when her 'dad' returns.
Guess what, Nala and I have become such good friends I texted my neighbor
 yesterday and asked if I could continue through end of day Friday and he 
gave me a thumbs up! 
I've cared for Nala a few times before but perhaps not quite long enough to have
 her actually bond with me. Now we are best friends and she seems to love it when
 I arrive, greeting me with meows, twirling about my legs, and looking up at
the cat treats on the shelf knowing she'll soon have a couple to munch!!!
 She then climbs into my lap and we have a lovely cuddle with purrs and kneading
 biscuits, I tell her stories about the kitty I used to have, Ms. Tiny who was with us
 for a long 21 years!
Then a quick brush of her beautiful fur coat, and out on the sun porch for the day
so she can watch birds and squirrels from the windows.
She is a very sweet cat and no trouble at all.


Oops, it's after 5:30 pm. Time to hop the fence and go for some cuddle time!
Today I've just about finished my packing for Kenya, written overdue e-mails,
 ordered a new camera, baked lemon zucchini muffins, and prepped salmon, fresh
 picked garden tomatoes, and salad for supper.
 Not a bad day at all.


10 comments:

  1. They worm their way into our hearts :)
    She will miss you when you are away .. now go pack :)

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  2. A good day indeed! Any day with kitty loven' is the best.

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  3. She's a beauty. I think someone is getting attached. :)

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  4. You are a special person; cats don't normally take well to someone else caring for them! I look forward to reading about your Kenya trip. We lived in the Great Rift Valley for a year (2011) - the best year of our lives. Enjoy...

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  5. Nayla is lovely ..... you will miss her when you get back ....perhaps you will have to get one of your own Mary !!!! XXXX

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  6. Cute cat. Nice to hear you've bonded. With cats it can take some time. Sounds like you had a good day.

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  7. She is such a beautiful cat! How nice to have her around, it sounds really cozy.

    Kenya is a place I always wanted to visit. Who knows, perhaps one day it will actually be a reality.

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  8. Wow, the things you accomplish in one day!
    Nala sounds a lovely cat, really no trouble, and I am not surprised you have decided to keep looking after her until you'll be off to Kenya.

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  9. Sounds like a delightful day to me! You're going to miss taking care of Nala when her daddy gets back. :-)

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