February 7th, 2013

2013, cyd, new

on cats and stuff

i got up way too early this morning. i keep waiting for the sky to lighten and have to remind myself it's still in the four o'clock hour.

vader is curled up in front of my space heater, between my feet. every so often i talk to him and pet him and he meows at me. he still has a kitten mew. i don't buy that he's two years old. i'd go with closer to 6 months.

he has totally attached himself to his savior, doc. as soon as he comes home from work, vader is all over him. vader sleeps with him. vader cuddles with him. vader goes to him when i call. vader is just what doc needed. kind of a replacement for chloe, not jack. vader is more cuddly, like chloe. i know he thinks that little girl is the reincarnation of chloe, but the bond that he and vader have built over the past few days is unbelievable.

simon has taken a radical attitude change since vader chased him back the other day. he doesn't his or growl at vader any more. freddie still does, but she growls at everybody but felix and jack. bagira is cool with whatever happens, as long as he gets fed and pet. he's pretty easy to please.

vader has a liking of people food. okay, vader has a rabid love of people food. he ate a pita yesterday. and part of a pizza crust that he stole from me. he has no manners at all. we're training him slowly but surely. the rules are that you sit back and relax while the people eat and they will give you some. if you get up in their plates, you get nothing. unless you drool all over a pita. heh.

oh, it's five. the sky will be lightening in the next 45 minutes. i don't know if i'll go back to sleep after dawn patrol. i have two places to go on patrol, both near by. i'm not stressed out about it at all. not like yesterday.

i'm going to try to get some video documentation of vader today. just because i've gotten videos of all the new cats when we got them. oh, i have to do bagira, too. vader will be easier. it's supposed to be a clear day, so there will be plenty of light.
2013, cyd, new

My tweets

2013, cyd, new

"i feel the heat of your heartbeat echo in my head like a scream"

yeah, guess that one. uh huh. i'll be impressed. super impressed. and no googling it.

dawn patrol got me a possible jack sighting. i chased the cat, i swear it was jack. when it got up on the wall between the property and the wash, i backed off. i was so upset. and then when doc didn't find him at the shelters, it just convinced me it was him.

we're setting V free in his neighborhood where we found him (V stands for Visitor). he's too friendly to be a stray.

vader is doing well. the medicine we're giving him is working. he keeps pooping in inappropriate places, though. he's also got to learn the word "no". he keeps jumping up on the counter when there's food out. bad kitty.

bagira sat on my lap today and let me pet him for a good half an hour. i fell asleep petting him, in fact. nothing more soothing than petting a cat. even skinny little vader. i can't wait for him to fatten up. right now he spends most of his time sleeping. and i'm not going to interrupt him. i'll let him rest up before i start the play and the training. he knows his name, that's a step in the right direction.

doc is getting collars for he and felix and bagira this weekend. i have rabies tags to distribute.

pearl jam's cover of "poor girl" by x is amazing.

since i sent kelli a copy of all my music, she's been finding things in the collection and reminding me of them and i've been listening to fabulous music all night. so what if i'm stuck in the 80s and 90s? i'm old. i'm allowed to be stuck.

pearl jam's cover of nick cave's "the ship song" is also amazing, though incomplete.

alright, i admit it, i'm a closet pearl jam fan. but i like their covers better than their music. except "spin the black circle". that song is excellent.

i really miss limewire. it was great for finding the odd rare piece of wonderfulness.