July 11, 2010

Cinderella














We have a new kitteh sister. Her call name is Cindy, short for Cinderella.


From Rags to Riches

Cindy first appeared on May 19, 2010 with her tiny kitten. We first started calling her Mama & her kitten Baby. She was living in the bottom of the hot tub next door. Mom started feeding her & her kitten and soon Cindy started letting mom love her. The kitten was another story. She was feral & afraid of humans. Unfortunately, Mama moved with her kitten to an unknown area across the street. She still would bring her kitten to eat at dawn & at dusk and would sometimes spend the day lounging on the neighbours deck. On the morning of June 30, Baby was struck by a car & killed in front of our home. Mama woke us up crying & calling for her kitten to get up. She kept running into the road to nudge her. Mom scooped up Mama & brought her in the house to keep her safe. She brought her to the vet for vaccinations & a health check & to be spayed. Poor Mama is only a year old. Mom decided to keep her & she is now part of the family. Cindy was definately owned by someone at one time. She loves human touch and she knew how to use a litter box right away. Poor girl probably got out and became lost.
She went from living outside, dirty, hunting for food for her and her kitten to being a lovely little housecat. Hense, the rags to riches, plus she is a pretty gray colour, the colour of cinders.




Baby Kitteh - 2010



Love Ruby & Penny
(soon to be wives of Frankie)


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30 comments:

Sam and Pippen July 11, 2010 at 1:30 PM  

We are very sad to hear about Baby Kitteh but are glad that Cindy had found a great home!

Will she be in the wedding party?

Sam and Pippen

Cole July 11, 2010 at 1:31 PM  

Cindy is adorable! I'm so sorry about Baby kitteh though.

Maggie Mae July 11, 2010 at 2:11 PM  

Ruby and Penny,

Your new sissy Cindy is a keeper for sure. Mom and me is SO happy that she has a loving home but
we too are sad for baby kitteh :(

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

Frankie Furter July 11, 2010 at 2:33 PM  

Hi Girrrrls, I am very much sorry that the baby was killed, and I hope that YOU didn't see that. I am really glad that Cindy has a super furever home with you. What to Calli and Chester think of her???
Will she be in our wedding too? Am I going to need More GUYS???
Give Cindy a couple of nice sniffs for me.
Love YOU
X's 2
XOXOXO
XOXOXO

Mr. Pip July 11, 2010 at 3:20 PM  

I am so happy Cindy has a new home. It must have so traumatic to see her baby killed ...makes me so sad just thinking about it.

I hope Frankie likes cats!

Your pal, Pip

Oskar July 11, 2010 at 3:29 PM  

Oh, poor Baby Kitteh! I'm glad Cinderella got such a great rags to riches story, though.

the booker man July 11, 2010 at 3:32 PM  

miss ruby and miss penny,
i'm so sorry about baby kitteh, but i'm glad ya'll were able to take in miss cindy. she must be so relieved to have a forevarrr home again. she sure is a pretty color...very striking with her green eyes!
*woof*
the booker man

DoDo and MoMo July 11, 2010 at 3:39 PM  

Hi Cindy! ^^

Lorenza July 11, 2010 at 4:55 PM  

I am so sorry to know about Baby Kitteh. I am sure Cindy loves being a member of your family now.
Happy Sunday!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Lola July 11, 2010 at 4:56 PM  

That is so sad about the kitten. It's very kind of you to take in Cindy, though. I'm sure she'll get over her grief and be very happy with you.

wags, Lola

scotsmad July 11, 2010 at 5:00 PM  

At least Cinders has a good, loving home now. Too sad that it was too late for the baby.

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

3 doxies July 11, 2010 at 5:21 PM  

Ruby and Penny (soon to be wives of Frankie),
I not too much into kittehs BUT, I am very much sad bout Baby kitteh being sent to da Bridge. Dat must have just been awful fur your mom and kittehs mamma. Dat had to have been so sad watching da mamma try and go get her...I kinda getting all teary eyed thinking bout it...don't tell nobuddies dat, I'll deny it.
But, I am so glad to know mamma has a wonderful, loving home with all of ya'll. Hers will live a great life now. Hats off to your mom fur taking care of her...bless her!
I soooooo excited bout da wedding!!!
Puddles
PEES: my mum wanted me tell your mom her looooves dat green paint.

Zona July 11, 2010 at 5:45 PM  

What a sad story about Baby Kitten. Cindy must have been devastated. I'm so glad she found such a wonderful home with you!! It is a wonderful rags to riches story for sure! I hope she gets to be in the wedding! What a long way from the bottom of a hot tub.

Wags,
Zona

Thor July 11, 2010 at 6:23 PM  

I'm so sorry to hear about Baby Kitteh.
Cindy will be very happy with you.

River July 11, 2010 at 6:50 PM  

We are very sad to hear about the baby kitty. The mama is very pretty.

love & wags,
River

Minna Krebs July 11, 2010 at 8:40 PM  

Poor Cindy....I was all misty-eyed reading bout how she lost her sweet baby.

Butt, at least the story has a happy ending. Your family is so pawsome to take her in! And she is a most beautiful kitteh too!

MinnaK

Twix July 11, 2010 at 9:24 PM  

Cindy certainly does have a Cinderella story. My mom had tears in her eyes thinking about her trying to get her baby up. Very sad but we are glad Cindy now has a wonderful home with you two. Your pawrents are wonderful to take her in.
Snuggles,
Twix
PS: Do you girls like cats?

Dory and the Mama July 11, 2010 at 9:51 PM  

We were very sorry to hear about Baby Kitteh...but are so glad that you and your Mama have given Cindy a furrever home!!

Smileys and Snuggles!
Dory, Jacob and Bilbo

♥I am Holly♥ July 11, 2010 at 10:03 PM  

We are so sorry to hear about the baby kitty. That is sad. The good news is Cindy! She is beautiful!!! We are happy she has a forever home! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom July 11, 2010 at 11:56 PM  

We are sad fur Baby Khytteh

BUT happy fur Cindy!

She might be a KHAT but she deserves to be safe now -

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Life With Dogs July 12, 2010 at 1:09 AM  

Welcome to the family Cindy! ♥

Miss Reina and Lil Torres July 12, 2010 at 12:20 PM  

Hi Ruby & Penny!

Reina saying "WOOF" from Singapore!

You two are sooo pretty!!!!


I'm really sorry about the kitten thou :(

Reina

Maggie and Mitch July 12, 2010 at 1:52 PM  

How heartbreaking about Baby Kitteh. We're glad that her mom is now a part of your family, girls.

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

animal lover, quilt lover July 12, 2010 at 3:56 PM  

Hi Ruby and Penny,
Thanks for becoming a follower!! I am tearing thinking how sad Cindy must be!!! Poor sweet baby.....
How namy cats do you have??

Tessa the Maltese July 12, 2010 at 5:08 PM  

Welcome Cindy!

We are so very sorry that the baby was killed. How very nice of your Mom to adopt Cindy. Very generous of her and of you girls to share your home with one who so desperately needs one.

Your Mom is VERY SPECIAL! We need more people like her!

Hugs, Tessa

Sandra July 12, 2010 at 10:39 PM  

A sad story with a great ending. I'm sure she will be very happy with you girls and your mom.

Flash, Alven and Dottie

happy July 13, 2010 at 2:34 AM  

That's really sad. Poor baby kitty.

Cindy is so sweet. Glad she founds a loving home with you.

MONA AND MOMMY TOO!! July 13, 2010 at 6:56 AM  

Poor baby kitten. He was very cute.
Cindy is so lucky to have yiu Mommy to protect her now.

Can't waitm formthe wedding.

{{{huggies}}},..Mona

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ July 14, 2010 at 3:34 PM  

Ahh, a bittersweet fairy tale. Too bad about Baby but Cindy is very lucky to be a part of your wonderful home. Will she have a part in the wedding?

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

ocmist July 18, 2010 at 2:26 AM  

Grammy says that she used to have a C-A-T that looked like Cindy. His name was Bullet, and he thought he was a dog. She is so glad that Cindy has found a good home, and sorry that the kitten didn't make it to finding one. We hope that you all will make her welcome since she is sad now. The CCC

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