Monday, October 27, 2008

She Stole My Husband's Heart

A week and a half ago, I left with Chris' mom, sister, and cousin for St. Paul, MN, for a five-day get-away. We went to the Mall of America, and then attended the Women of Faith conference there.

Four hours after leaving home... yes that's right, four hours...

Chris was in the park killing some time while waiting on someone, and saw her. Apparently she was hungry and cold, and kept following people back and forth and no one noticed. Well Chris noticed. And after she followed him around for a while, he took her home. It was supposed to be in the 30s that night, and he was worried that she would die. (Not that I blame him, at all) So four hours after my leaving home, Mr No-Inside-Pets, and later, Mr. One-Cat-Is-More-Than-Enough-to-Handle, brought this little one home. And I must say, that I'm quite proud of him. Not that I was really ready for another pet. But...

She has completely bewitched him. No really. Ask anyone. She has been just about everywhere with him. My parents', Chris' parents, the office (she and Thor are getting along quite well), the grocery store (although she stayed in the truck), and even on service calls (again, happily napping in the truck).

There has been much debate since then, about her fate. Where would she live? At our house? At my in-laws? In the office? Well, the debate has been settled for now. She will live here, much to Zsa Zsa's (hopefully temporary) chagrin. We are hopeful, as the 'girls' are getting along better every day. I'm hoping they will be good company for each other.

The 'little one' will still visit the office from time to time, too, so we can all share.


Meanwhile, she is in desperate need of a name. She has been called all of the following, plus many more (some from us, some from the family): Polly (she rode on Chris' shoulder the first few days until getting hurt outside. This was during the maybe-she-could-be-an-outside-kitty-trial), Kitty, Little One, Whose-Its, Monkey Face, Sabrina, Zoey, Princess Mia, Spooks, and Hey-You. None of them seem quite right... Any suggestions? Cause, she needs a name soon. Just look at that face... (sigh) ;-)

4 comments:

sarah said...

These photos are adorable!! And I love this little story...I could tell he was in love with this little kitty when I stopped into the office the other day.

Cami said...

How about Serenity or Autumn!!! She is beautiful! Just love her! Keslyn says she looks like a Nessa.
Let us know what you decide! :o)

Barb said...

She has grown! There is one little piece that was omitted from your story...Dad saw Chris at Fareway one evening. Chris did not leave Polly in the truck. When Dad asked him where she was, he unzipped his jacket a little and guess who was peeking out at him?! :-))

Emily said...

Actually he did leave her in there. When he saw dad was there, he ran and got her to surprise him. ;-)