Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Introducing our new Bungalow kitten....

I have been very busy tending to our new kitten.
She is a curious and energetic little girl.

Capturing images on my camera has proven to be quite a challenge...she moves about so fast that many of the pictures have been a blur...for every 10 I have taken maybe 1 has been clear!


 inside our wine rack


a bit of a blur here
please ignore the dust!


my recycling basket


we put up some plywood as a temporary gate
to keep her contained in the kitchen and family room
our Bungalow has a very open plan so we have few rooms that we can close off

and kittens being curious can get into mischief

I spent most of yesterday playing with her and tending to her needs
it was such a warm and cozy afternoon with her on my lap
she'd wake up, open her eyes look at me and then purr
such a lovely feeling
snuggled up
together


tuckered out after playing


you can see just how tiny she is at
9 weeks old


she slept in her new bed and did not cry in the night
I had
my maternal ear open just in case...

I got up early this morning to feed her 
she leapt and ran around the kitchen for an hour and a bit,
played with her toys and has fallen fast asleep
in the wine rack!

I am predicting busy days with our new kitten
and is very affectionate
and loves attention.



we are still getting acquainted...so a name has not been chosen just yet...
I appreciate all your suggestions
and welcome more...

25 comments:

  1. All the ladies at work came to see this lovely little girl, the office was awash with ahs and ohs! She is so impossibly cute. Good luck finding a name. We changed our cat's name three times, then decided on Snooker (he rolled around the house like a snooker ball. Still does :)

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  2. What a cutie! She looks just like our Zoe did at the same age.

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  3. She's such a cutie pie!! She looks like a Mimi to me....

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  4. Tanya- Oh I am happy to share her with all of you!
    If I would choose a name on her sp far it mught have to be Purrfection!

    Maggie-Zoe's a cute name.

    Deja Pseu- Merci, I'll add Mimi to my list!

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  5. Dear Hostess, what a delightful little kitten, just gorgeous, such pretty colouring and markings. I have always loved cats, they are so neat and self possessed..lucky kitten to have you as an owner, you are looking after her so lovingly xx

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  6. Dear Hostess, Your new kitten is adorable. She has clearly made herself at home already. Perhaps she should be named Beaujolais as her preferred spot is the wine rack?!!

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  7. She's precious! I'd have a hard time doing anything but loving the wee thing (including letting her nap in peace).

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  8. What an adorable little kitty!Isn't bringing a new pet into the family so fun? Wishing you another fun-filled day with your new little kitty! Angie xo

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  9. Awww, she's here! Congratulations. I usually adopt older cats (they adjust to our multi-cat household more easily) but when I see a dear little kitty like yours I long for one that tiny. I'm so glad she's made you her own!

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  10. Aww she is absolutely precious!! Congratulations on your new kitten :)

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  11. I had a kitty that looked like that! Her name was Sasha.

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  12. She's snuggle-ably adorable. How about Gracie?

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  13. Oh she is adorable Hostess.
    This lucky kitty is blessed to be with your family. I can see the little darling is going to be very much loved!
    My name suggestion is 'Precious'
    xx

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  14. Oh...how cute she is and what a lucky little cat to find such a wonderful home. My cat, Mozart...my wonderful big boy...sends his greetings. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy.(-: I still like the name, Pansy.

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  15. Well I love her white eyeliner. I'd call her Cleo'catra' lol.

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  16. Blighty- I am also smitten with this kitten!

    Edith-Funny that you should say that...Mr. HB and I were talking of wine names!

    Artful lawyer- I actually need the nap time myself...I am following her around the house making sure that she is not gnawing on electrical cords or nibbling orchids.

    Angie- These are fun days in the Bungalow...I am very content.

    Staircase witch- an older cat was my plan...until I heard the story and my heart was swayed...

    sparrow and sparkles- I remember when you got your puppy and was ever so envious!

    Frugal scholar- Sasha was my BFF dog's name too.

    Sue- I have Grace on my list.

    Anne-Marie- I wanted to call her Precious but Mr. HB said in view of the recent film Precious it might not be such a good idea....

    LaVieQuotidienne-Mozart is a great name for a cat! I imagine he has a fabulous personality!

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  17. Oh my! How simply lovely she is. She so reminds me of our small Emil, the cat we had before Morty dog arrived. I don´t have words to describe the wonderful feeling I have looking at this small kitty. She could not found a better home! Please choose the name yourself. She is yours: )

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  18. She's so cute!! She looks just like our cat who "adopted" us 2 years ago! Your cat has the "M" mark on her forehead as do all tabby cats. How about Emme?

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  19. Oh is she sweet, dear Hostess of the Humble Bungalow!!! You will have a lot of fun with her - and tell us about her. Such a beauty! Those eyes! And she is so tiny, so heartwarming, my fingers ache to touch that beautiful fur!

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  20. metscan- I have the dish that you sent...it is in our guestroom...with chocolate....and our wee cat is eating out of stainless..no worries...she's very content.

    Jenndon-I think that the M indicates that the cat descends from a Maincoon...a lovely breed.

    Britta-She is wee.....and so lovely...furry and purry...I am snuggling her 24/7...must go she's awake!

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  21. duchess of H- how astute if you to notice the white lines...Cleocatra..smiles from here!

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  22. Such a sweet girl. Her story is heart-wrenching. She really landed on her paws finding you for a cat-mum. Stickley is surely looking down and nodding in approval.

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  23. Oh she is ADORABLE - we love her here in Australia! So cute. What about Flossie for a name or Tabitha? X

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  24. hi leslie,

    she is beyond adorable. i love the pic of her in the wine rack. already trying to booze it up!!!

    my pick is...blossom.

    ~janet

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  25. Fiona-I love your comment about landing on her paws!

    Semi Expat-Tabitha is the front runner at the moment...and Pepper is a contender too.

    Janet-She loves the wine rack...has been in there while I have been blogging.

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