I feel uncontrollably compelled to post some cat photos today. It’s like an itch that I just have to scratch every couple of weeks while blogging.
This first photo features two little orange kittens I fostered for our local Humane Society awhile back. They got adopted together, which still warms my heart when I think about it, because they were such good buddies.
(Kittens are born with their eyes shut. They open them in about six days, take a look around, then close them again for the better part of their lives. ~Stephen Baker)
Next up is a shot of Stewart and Sagan, my babies. They are 12 years old, and brothers. They’re the loves of my life:
(There are two means of refuge from the misery of life – music and cats. ~Albert Schweitzer)
Here’s an old favorite of mine, Sagan having fun outside on a warm spring day:
Then there’s the perfection that is Stewart:
We also have a “baby” cat at our house, Huckleberry. He is now 7 years old and the baby of our family:
Finally, I am going to include a photo of our beloved Sinjen, who died December 6, 2007 at age 6 of a blood clot. We euthanized him, had him cremated, and he now rests in a little red tin in the kitchen. Here he is, looking relaxed: