10.14.2012

Happy Halfer

Mom here. I realized the 15th of October is Quill's half-year Birthday. Well as near as I can guess. He came to us when he was such a little kitty. The first night we met, he sat in my hand and tucked his head under my chin. I was smitten. He had me at squeak.

You may remember we had thought Quill was a girl at the start. We were pretty open to who our new kitten would be, but we were sure we wanted a girl.

I wanted a lap kitty, maybe on the smallish side, and well mannered.

Instead we got a boy (figured that out three weeks later when the Vet surprised us) who's independent, huge, and is wee bit naughty in the best possible ways.

He is nothing we thought we wanted, but everything we needed. Quill is such a joy for us. He has helped to heal our hearts and fill them with a totally new kitty energy.

This morning I got a wave of the sads, missing my sweet Finny. A moment later Quill sauntered in with his rat toy proudly in his mouth. He's not shy about his love for a rodent like my girl was, but he's every bit as loved.

Happy Halfer Baby Boy. 






36 comments:

  1. Happy Halfer Quill!!

    The Florida Furkids

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  2. Happy Halfer, Quill! We're so glad you help your mom with her sads. Mom Paula experienced the "sads" out of the blue about Sweet Praline last week and then we came in the room.

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  3. Oh Quill, you have the amazing ability to heal the human heart. You keep on being yourself, m'boy.

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  4. Happy half-birthday, Quill! I have a saying, "A human never gets the kitty they want, but they always get the kitty they need."

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  5. And many many more, Quill. What a cutie-patoot kitten you were!

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  6. Happy Halfer Quill! We miss our furriend Finny so much...so happy you have moved in to help heal broken hearts. purrrrrr.....

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  7. Hey, happy half-birthday little buddy. I noticed in that second photo that your tail was already quite floofy.

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  8. Squeeeeee....hey Quill, you're a handsome boy. Happy Halfer my friend. In about a month's time we'll celebrate one year of Seb. purrr....meow!

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  9. Awww, that's a cool thing to celebrate! Happy halfer Quill!!! Look how far you've come!

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  10. We still remember how tiny he was when he first joined the family. :)
    Happy Halfer, Quill!

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  11. we remember (always) dear Fin, but its lovely to get to know Quill... Love Helen, Darcy and Bingley xxx

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  12. Happy HalfBirthDay, little dude!! You have done well, keeping your humans on their toes and healing their hearts, too. You deserve many treats.
    -Mocha

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  13. Happy Halfer Quill!! We are so glad that you are bringing your mom and dad such joy!

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  14. Happy Halfer Quill - you are such a cute boy.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  15. Happy Halfer handsome Quill!!!

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  16. Oooooh, Happy Halfer Quill! Our whole year birthday is this month too. Happy Birthdays (whole or half) all around!!

    Charlie 'n Lucy
    XOXOXOXOXO

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  17. Happy Halfer Quill. We are loving the chance to get to know you.

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  18. Oh Quill, we are so glad you came into the lives of your Mom and Dad. You have done such a good job worming your way into their hearts. You are a good good kitteh, and happy halfer to you. We think you are the best. Take care.

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  19. Quill is so incredibly cute. I know exactly how that is when you get what you needed and not what you wanted. Blessings to you for taking him in!!!

    To anyone reading this - please visit my blog about a colony of abandoned/feral cats near my home. And you might decide to sign on as a follower to my blog since it has stories and information helpful for cat caretakers everywhere.
    Thank you,
    Debby
    http://homelesscatcare.blogspot.com/

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  20. Ms Stella:
    Happy Halfer for Half Wit.

    That Woman:
    MISS STELLA! That's not nice, you take that back! Poor Quill! How can you be so mean to that adorable face???

    Ms. Stella
    BOYCAT... That's all I'm sayin. 'Round here I'd like to smack a coupla them right upside the ears! Insolent cretins!

    YOu are cute though.

    xoxo
    Ms. Stella O'Houligan

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  21. Quill! You are getting huge. You is going to be as big asKozo(me thinks)
    Kisses
    Nellie

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  22. Happy Halfer Quill. You are a star xox

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  23. Quill, you are wonderful. Cats just know when to show up to help the humans with their sads. Sometimes it is just surprising. You feel bad, and there they are.

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  24. DUDE! Happy Halfer! And way ta go wif the rat toy!

    (you'll always miss Finn and Quill of course was never meant as a replacement, we know that. He's just an addition to that place in your heart that shares love! But we're glad Quill cheered you out of your sads today!)

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  25. I was absolutely positive I wanted an orange boy kitten. Instead my husband surprised me with a black girl one-year-old kitten/cat. I wouldn't trade her for anything!!!!!

    Patti of KY

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  26. Happy Half Birthday Quill!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Thank you for bringing so much love to your Mama!!

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  27. Happy Halfer, Quill! We miss Finny too...but you sure have put a smile on our faces!

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  28. Happy Half BDay Quill! Hope you got presents!!!
    There is always room for one more mousie under the couch!

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  29. Happy half Birthday, Quill! Seeing you develop into such an amazing floofster is so much fun. You help ALL of us heal a little bit.
    Many purrs,
    Siena & Chilli

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  30. Happy Halfer, sweet Quill. You're such a sweetheart as your much missed sisfur, sweet Finn.
    xoxo Kassey

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  31. Happy Halfer, sweet Quill! We love you, pal!

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  32. You're a beautiful boy Quill, Happy Halfer! (My boys' had their two and a halfers in September. You should see Norton's tail, I think it might give Mr. Tail a run for his money.) :)

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