Did I mention we are pet-less? No, well a couple of months ago our remaining cat (Kitty Q) had to be put down due to kidney failure. She belonged to my parents, so we took her in, which is another complicated story. We decided that we need a pet break, but now I see cute cats and dogs all over the place. I know it's just a matter of time before one "finds" us. I think that is how it happens- you see a dog and know that he should come home with you and then he tears up your house, but you don't care because he belongs. I must admit, the pet break has been nice - no litter box or cat hair to clean up, but we are also missing the comfort of a pet. I come from a family who had pets - cats named Fluffy, Menard, Itchy..Dogs named Sid, Killer, and Abercrombie (before it was a popular clothing store), dwarf rabbits that turned out to not be so petite, hamsters who escaped into walls and had to be saved by cutting a hole in the drywall, fish, turtles, lizards, and guinea pigs. My Dad was the one who said yes to the pets because his Dad would often come home with stray dogs. Some would stay and others were sent out with my Grandfather the next day by my Grandmother. At one point they had a monkey. Yes, a monkey. My Dad said during Christmas it climbed the tree and was throwing ornaments at the cat. I doubt we will end up with a monkey, but a dog or cat is in our near future. It didn't surprise me to find this kitten playing in the pumpkins, reminding me we need a pet, at the farm where we take our annual Fall photo.
Do you think they brought this kitten in to increase pumpkin sales?
We ate giant cookies and took pictures, which I will share later. I hope you had a nice weekend.
The October book club choice is Island by Aldous Huxley, which is from the Lost book list. I hope someone else reads it with me...please.