Saturday, July 29, 2006

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For today's theme, I give you our kitten, circa December 1986 (ie, before I became allergic). Named Thumper by SisterJ, for the bunny in Bambi b/c that was exactly how she would get your attention.




Thumper was the sweetest cat - as we later found out when we adopted the completely crazy Frostbite in 1992.


Frostbite had two different color eyes, a gray spot on the top of her head, and absolutely no common sense. She ran into walls and doors; she would lay in the threshold between two rooms and attack your feet if you dared to step over her; she was the kind of cat you laugh at on America's Funniest Home Videos.
Here she is eating my foot.





Notice that Thumper chose, instead, to actually eat her food.
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Thumper had no use for her: you could almost see her thinking "What the hell is the matter with you???" She'd turn around when she say Frostbite coming, heading for a patch of sun to relax - Frosbite-free - in. Here, Thumper watches as Frostbite runs into the table ... again.

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We had some interesting pets, that's for sure.

8 comments:

Wystful1 said...

These photos are just stupendous. I love kitties, can you tell!?!!

My Saturday Photo is posted.

eija said...

Hehe, funny :D Thumber is a beauty... When I was a kid we had three cats - and the third one was a real idiot - seemed a bit like Frostbite: Totally out of it all *grin*

I've posted too :)

Fleur De Lisa said...

Oh I love that shot with that black background. What a character!

Karen said...

Kittens are so cute. My photo is posted.

Rosa said...

Oh my how adorable! Is there nothing cuter than a kitten? No sir!

Kim from Hiraeth said...

Do you still have the kitties. They were both such sweet little babies!

TNChick said...

What cute kittens you had. I just love animals. I must say, I've never been without a pet!

Daisy said...

Um...did you get Frostbite's vision checked? I don't know how they'd do it -- maybe the vet has a little kitty eye chart.