Tuesday, July 27, 2010

She saw it happen

My daughter, Meg, was driving home in a thunderstorm on July 12th. She thought she saw a rodent run across the road in a very busy intersection. Upon further notice, she realized it was a very small kitten. She pulled over and in the wind and rain she freed this tiny baby out of a tree that it had climbed up for safety. Soaking wet and scared to death she brought the little one home.

We were eating dinner when she walked in the door. She said, "You're going to kill me, but I just found this baby kitten and just had to save her and bring her home." John & I were both like...great, another cat! (we have 7 outside) Then John said, "well, at least she will be well fed and loved here until we find her a home."

John named her Alice...he said she saw Meg was getting off early and she planned her rescue. (you Twilight fans will understand) We started bottle feeding her because she was around 4 maybe 5 weeks old.
We all started falling in love with this tiny little girl. We decided to keep her & would keep her indoors....we haven't had an indoor cat in 8 + years.


She has many different cries...one for hungry, bottle, sleepy....it's funny how much she is like a human baby. Speaking of bottle, she LOVES her bottle time. Meg bought a can of kitten milk replacer and we've been giving her that on top of her food. I am weaning her off of it soon.



She is a lot like the dogs....we come home and they greet us at the door, she is right behind them jumping up & down with them. She climbs up on the couch and takes a nap with them....sleeps in their beds and even tries to eat their food. She'll even beg for a piece of cheese like them & she eats it!

She is a huge snuggle bug....she would rather be right up on someone or in your lap while she is sleeping. If you sit down she is right there with you.
Sweet, sweet Alice.

11 comments:

Susie said...

Ahhhhh!

Yankee Girl said...

She is the cutest thing ever!

I knew you weren't going to find her a new home, she was home as soon as she came through your door!

Becky said...

She is So stinkin cute! It is so great of you guys to rescue her (and to fall in love :)

You are right...ours are named appropriatly...Alice is sweet, but our Rosilie is NOT! Lol~ she is poor Jake's cat and is MMMOOOODDDY!

blueviolet said...

She snugglebugged her way right into your hearts! So cute!

Betty said...

That last picture is just soooo cute! She looks like she really knows how to win you all over. :)

SparkleFarkle said...

Alice, you're adorable! AND, in that last sleepytime photo (where you and your buddy are resting on the blanky), you give a whole new definition to the phrase "knit one, purrrl one"!

Heather said...

Yep, you're a sucker for a cute kitten, just like we were for Isabel's little Autumn...

Alice looks like she fits right in with the family, though. LOVE the last pic!

Joy said...

She sure is a pretty cat. I love her coloring. That cuddle picture with John is too cute.
♥ Joy

Mrsbear said...

You know I've always considered myself more of a dog person...but AWWWWW. How sweet is THAT? The last picture is just precious, no wonder she wormed her way in to the family.

Dysfunctional Mom said...

She is too cute! My niece & I found a kitten a couple of years ago about that same age. My niece kept him. We searched & searched for his litter mates but never found them. He's doing great now though!
I'm so glad Alice found you. =)

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Awwww! What a cool thing your daughter did - and what a cute kitty! I LOVE that last shot! Priceless! :)

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