Even kittens need sleep, sometimes



Because kittens can’t be good all the time, and sometimes they just have to pounce on your head when you’re stuck trying to get out of the cat tunnel and can’t get them back! Poor Moosh. 🙂

Some more photo updates of Meeko

Just a quick update: as you can see, Meeko’s now out and about, having decided that she’s bored of being in the guest room, and is very busy exploring and investigating everything! She does still run back in there when something is a bit too intimidating or it’s nap-time, but she’s not hiding any more, and is slowly but surely taking over the rest of the house too.

Sharing my lap is complicated, apparently

This requires coordination we don't have!

This requires coordination we don’t have!


Our cats are still trying to work it out. 😀

Oh, well. It’s a lazy start to a Sunday morning. They have time to get it right.

The best of friends

Do you have to?

Do you have to?

Like us, Mushu’s been persuaded by Meeko’s very extensive charms. She’s not always thrilled with the result though, and pulls the funniest faces when he’s insisting on cleaning her ears. Good little kittens have to do what they’re told, though.

It’s very sweet! 😀

Introducing Meeko

And here she is, finally!

This charming little cat is Meeko, and, as you can see, she’s settled in beautifully.

The very next morning after my last post, she decided to come out for her first tickles, and has been purring, rubbing and head-butting us non-stop since then!

She is such a sweet, affectionate kitten. She’s eating like a horse, and has met Mushu and she’s decided that she loves him. He’s a little bit less sure of her, though, and wants to play a bit too roughly with her, so we’re still keeping them apart most of the time and doing ‘supervised visits’ and games.

Meeko’s also recently decided that she doesn’t like her carrier or cat beds, and tucks herself up with a heat-pad in my husband’s underwear drawer when she’s had enough playing for a while. It’s very sweet to open the drawer and see a yawning kitten curled up at the back.

She talks continuously, and is generally making her mark on our home, so I think it’ll be no time at all until she decides she owns everyone and everything here. 🙂

The name ‘Meeko’ comes from the raccoon character in the Disney movie Pocahontas. Like him, she is very chatty and mischievous, and has a fluffy tail covered in black and white rings, especially when she gets excited and tears around like a mad thing. Kittens, gotta love ’em! Because of all the talking Meeko does, we’ve already changed her very ‘dignified’ name into an affectionate ‘Meeky-squeaky’ sometimes!

She’s here!

We had a wonderful vacation, and we’re back home with our new kitten. Our newly renamed Meeko is starting to settle in with my mom in our guest bedroom.

She did cry last night for a bit, which is completely understandable, it being the first time she’s been away from her home and family.

The poor little kitten is still quite shy and doesn’t want any of us to stroke her, but she’s eating and using the litter tray, and we’ve managed to entice her out from her hiding places with a few games with wand toys, so she is coming around slowly. 🙂 We’ll give her all the time she needs.

I’ll take pictures and send post them when Meeko’s feeling a bit more confident.

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