Introducing Jack

Last evening, I'd given Bella some tuna for dinner and then a cuddle and good ear scritch on the couch with me, and had just settled her back into the bathroom when Bessie called me.
She'd spent the last two hours trying to catch Bella's sibling.
I groaned.
"Well, what did you want me to do?"  she said.  "It is Bella's littermate."
"Come on up," I said, reluctantly.  Although she and I both knew I wouldn't turn a kitten away.
It was evident the moment I saw Rescue # 2 that it was indeed a littermate.  We got it settled in with Bella - they knew each other instantly - and then we got flashlights and patrolled the alley for any more sightings.  Don't think badly of me that I was hoping there would be no more.  There weren't.
The good part of having two kittens in the bathroom is that there is no "Oh Lonesome MEEEEE" meowling.  The funny (not bad, mind you) part is that the bathroom got trashed overnight by the two playing.  Yes, I'd put in some toys - but somehow the toilet brush seemed to be more fun to drag around....
This morning, we took Number Two to see Dr. Butts (who laughed and said "Long time no see!") and he confirmed this one was indeed a boy.  Captain Jack, christened Bessie, since he had eluded capture for so long, like Johnny Depp's character in the Pirates movies.  So Jack it is.
Thanks to generous donations from Facebook friends, Jack's vet bill was covered.  He had the same parasitical maladies as his sister, but not nearly as much mite-poo-buildup in his ears.  He got a clean bill of health from the vet.
Bessie's sister gave us a bag of canned food for Bella and Jack, and now we just have to find a Forever Home for them!  I hope to find a home that takes them together, but we shall see.
And without further ado, here is little Jack Sparrow ~ this is a cell phone pic I took at the vet's office - I will try to get a better picture later:

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22 comments :

  1. Not The Momma is really "Superman" in disguise! We give you a two tail salute!

    Moe and Carmela

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  2. Yea for Mo!!!!!!!! from Jane and the Fluffy Tribe. You are getting your own fluffy tribe :)

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  3. Jack is just a cutie pie. Look at that face!

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  4. Whitey iz sure Jack and Bella were thrilled to see each other again! I have the bathroom image in my mind, Uncle Mo! hahaha!

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  5. You are such an awesome CatDad Angel!

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  6. Yay, yay, yay! We love happy rescue stories! Would you mind getting out your camera and taking a squillion pictures to post? Those two are too cute! (You don't have anything else going on at the moment, right? 8 cats and a business to run - yikes!)

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  7. There is a special place in Heaven for you, you know. God Bless

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  8. Doood. Kittens are way too cute to post pictures where the Woman might see them. It gives her IDEAS and SHE SHOULD NOT HAVE IDEAS!

    ;)

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  9. Yep, they definitely look like siblings! I'm so glad that they are reunited and being looked after now. You are nice!

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  10. Oh he is a handsome one! I am glad they are together!

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  11. What a kyootie patootie that little Jack Sparrow is! Good luck with the twosome NTM!!!

    Luf, Us

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  12. I have the image of an empty toilet paper roll...shredded paper everywhere! They must have been thrilled to see each other. We will purr for their health and happiness and for a wonderful forever home...together!

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  13. I sure hope that Forever Home is found very quickly, for the sake of your bathroom and your happy home.

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  14. Woooo...we don't visit fur a little while and just look what happens...da same stuff. Not the Momma is a cat magnet! We can't beleeve how big Pete is, he's some mancat.

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  15. Cat Magnet!! Hello Jack, welcome, you picked a good spot to get rescued. Hope you find a new home soonest.

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  16. Now that reminds me of how my folks ended up with Mr Bailey and Mr Newby! The found Mr B first and then Mr N the next day.

    Good luck on the forever home!

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  17. Aw what a cutie!! And Not the Mama...you are a cat magnet!

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  18. Hello Captain Jack nice to meet you!

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  19. What precious fur babies! We have a two-pet limit here, and it's a good thing for that, and hubman, or I'd be one of those crazy ol' ladies with a houseful of critters~! (But NOT a hoarder!)
    Love you for loving them...
    ~~~Blessings~~~

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