|Victoria watching Wild America|
|Look at those BIRDS!|
|Are you laughing at moi'?|
Almost every time we would communicate, she would talk about our animals being "cheap entertainment". Although I think our cats were cheaper than her livestock. One year we were doing well financially and they were in a season of lack, we were thrilled to offer to pay a veterinarian's bill to save her beloved kitty... whom we called Pudge the Pirate because he had to wear a patch over one eye.
Pudge was especially dear to this household as our Storm had a long distance "thing" for Pudge the Pirate... no kidding. We never figured out how she did it but often when I was talking to Kathy and mentioned Pudge, Storm would come running and put her face up to the phone and meow!
Pudge and most of Kathy's other kitties, her dog, and even her pet cow... as well as our Sasha and Storm... all have passed on but the good memories are all there. Even now we'll laugh about something one of our animals had done when they were with us.
Now my friend enjoys hearing about the new kitty on the block and how the Maine Coon is more entertaining alone than the former two sisters were together. Victoria is presently sitting in her favorite spot, looking out the window of the door leading to the deck where she can view the cardinals nest in the distance as well as a variety of birds, squirrels, and even a chipmunk or two meandering across the deck.
My husband says she reminds him of me watching cooking shows. Hmmm... I'll have to put some thought into that... or maybe not.
Added note: I actually went through and changed some words (like the fact I sat on the sofa and not the TV) but for some reason, those changes didn't save!