It is three weeks today since our little Precious began her final sleep. We now have her home in a beautiful golden urn which has given us an certain amount of closure but we still miss her like crazy.
Our daughter recently suggested we should have another cat!!! Wow, big decision to make so soon!
Phil seems to think we should go ahead and do this mainly for my sake I think, although he misses Precious as much as I do. I've been having some quite black days and he is convinced it is mainly caused by not having a cat in our home. I wonder if he is right.
I talked to him about it last night and said I thought perhaps I was too old to look after a cat properly as I couldn't get around much etc etc. His reply was that I had always looked after Precious so well and "Mimsie, you have so much love to give to a cat, that you wouldn't have any problem. We will go out to the Animal Protection Society tomorrow morning and just see what happens."
So, shortly we are off to Southern River to check out all the beautiful cats they have there. One in particular on their Facebook page had already taken my daughter's eye but she already has two cats and the same cat took my eye as well so that could be interesting. Will Candy like us....will we like Candy? Will any of the cats take a fancy to us I wonder? I asked Phil what would happen if one cat liked him and another liked me. "Well", said he, "it will be the cat that fancies you, cos we can't have two cats at our age." Isn't that so sweet?
Karen said the ground is somewhat uneven at APS and I will take my little walker so I don't come to grief and hope it won't frighten the cats. Apparently there are tables and chairs where you can sit and the cats wander around and occasionally one will make itself known to you. The lady in charge (I rang them on Tuesday) said the previous week a cat began to follow a lady around all the time she was there and that lady took that cat home. What a delightful story. Will that happen to us I wonder?
Will let you know the outcome of our search as soon as I know myself. Wish us luck.