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jmcquown
August 4th 04, 09:00 AM
awwwwww, crying for breaking up the fearsome foursome! But purrs for a good
home for Minnie

Jill

Magic Mood Jeep© wrote:
> After the one lady that said she planned to declaw, I declined to
> adopt Minnie to her (offered her Smokey instead, but Smokey is a
> 10-year-old mostly toothless shed-o-matic anti-social she-b1tch, so
> she declined that).
>
> Another applicant from Greenwood (just south of Indy) emailed me.
> She was moving at the end of July, and wanted to wait until she was
> all moved to get her. She came down to visit her one Friday, and of
> course, Minnie played shy while her sibling were all over her. So we
> brought out a tassel toy and ended up enticing Minnie over to her,
> and Minnie got so into the playing, she forgot to be afraid of this
> 'stranger'. Minnie's new owner is in Nursing/med school, and is from
> Valparaiso (IN), where she worked for her Mom's cat's vet while in
> high school. She hasn't has a cat of her own since she moved out of
> her Mom's house 3+/- years ago, but is looking forward to coming down
> here and taking Minnie home. She didn't flinch at all regarding the
> adoption fee, and said that it's a bargain considering most shelter
> cats/kittens are not handled very much, live in a cage, and end up
> not being very social with humans. Same goes for pet store kitties -
> and they cost more & don't get the love & attention (not to mention
> medical attention) that a 'foster' gets. I can tell she's been
> looking around for a while to find just the right kitty.
>
> Bad thing is that we've become attached to ALL of the FF, and DH says
> to tell her that Minnie is no longer available - or that the adoption
> fee is $60,000 instead of $60.... ANYTHING to keep Minnie. I think
> he's nuts. I will miss her, but I feel that Laura (her new owner)
> will provide a good an loving home, judging by the way that she
> played with ALL the cats when she was here. I did make up a gift bag
> that has some toys, a couple cans of kitten food & a couple bags of
> sample kitten chow from TED, and a gift card from PetsMart ($30, half
> the adoption fee) so she can buy more goodies for her new
> baby/master-to-be.
>
> Laura emailed me yesterday, is all settled in her new townhouse (she
> mentioned her bedroom window has a roomy sill/seat, and overlooks a
> tree with lotsa birdies in it), and that her last class/test for the
> semester is on Thursday, and will hopefully be over before 10am, and
> that she would like to come down & get her then. I told her that it
> is fine with me, but DH will probably be crying <bcg>. She told me
> she would too if she were in that position (giving away a pet). I
> really think Minnie will be happy & treated like the princess she has
> the potential to be. DH & I have both stressed that if, for any
> reason and at any time (even a few years from now), she cannot keep
> Minnie, that we will gladly take her back. She said that she was
> looking for a cat to keep, not just have for a while. She explained
> that her Mom's cat had passed away last year from old age, and it was
> a cat that she grew up with. Even though her Mom doesn't really want
> another cat, Laura does, so she's getting Minnie, and her Mom says
> that Minnie is welcome in her house any time! (Methinks Mom will end
> up getting another cat after Minnie visits once or twice, and Mom
> sees what she's missing)
>
> Purrs for Minnie to have a happy home!

jmcquown
August 4th 04, 09:00 AM
awwwwww, crying for breaking up the fearsome foursome! But purrs for a good
home for Minnie

Jill

Magic Mood Jeep© wrote:
> After the one lady that said she planned to declaw, I declined to
> adopt Minnie to her (offered her Smokey instead, but Smokey is a
> 10-year-old mostly toothless shed-o-matic anti-social she-b1tch, so
> she declined that).
>
> Another applicant from Greenwood (just south of Indy) emailed me.
> She was moving at the end of July, and wanted to wait until she was
> all moved to get her. She came down to visit her one Friday, and of
> course, Minnie played shy while her sibling were all over her. So we
> brought out a tassel toy and ended up enticing Minnie over to her,
> and Minnie got so into the playing, she forgot to be afraid of this
> 'stranger'. Minnie's new owner is in Nursing/med school, and is from
> Valparaiso (IN), where she worked for her Mom's cat's vet while in
> high school. She hasn't has a cat of her own since she moved out of
> her Mom's house 3+/- years ago, but is looking forward to coming down
> here and taking Minnie home. She didn't flinch at all regarding the
> adoption fee, and said that it's a bargain considering most shelter
> cats/kittens are not handled very much, live in a cage, and end up
> not being very social with humans. Same goes for pet store kitties -
> and they cost more & don't get the love & attention (not to mention
> medical attention) that a 'foster' gets. I can tell she's been
> looking around for a while to find just the right kitty.
>
> Bad thing is that we've become attached to ALL of the FF, and DH says
> to tell her that Minnie is no longer available - or that the adoption
> fee is $60,000 instead of $60.... ANYTHING to keep Minnie. I think
> he's nuts. I will miss her, but I feel that Laura (her new owner)
> will provide a good an loving home, judging by the way that she
> played with ALL the cats when she was here. I did make up a gift bag
> that has some toys, a couple cans of kitten food & a couple bags of
> sample kitten chow from TED, and a gift card from PetsMart ($30, half
> the adoption fee) so she can buy more goodies for her new
> baby/master-to-be.
>
> Laura emailed me yesterday, is all settled in her new townhouse (she
> mentioned her bedroom window has a roomy sill/seat, and overlooks a
> tree with lotsa birdies in it), and that her last class/test for the
> semester is on Thursday, and will hopefully be over before 10am, and
> that she would like to come down & get her then. I told her that it
> is fine with me, but DH will probably be crying <bcg>. She told me
> she would too if she were in that position (giving away a pet). I
> really think Minnie will be happy & treated like the princess she has
> the potential to be. DH & I have both stressed that if, for any
> reason and at any time (even a few years from now), she cannot keep
> Minnie, that we will gladly take her back. She said that she was
> looking for a cat to keep, not just have for a while. She explained
> that her Mom's cat had passed away last year from old age, and it was
> a cat that she grew up with. Even though her Mom doesn't really want
> another cat, Laura does, so she's getting Minnie, and her Mom says
> that Minnie is welcome in her house any time! (Methinks Mom will end
> up getting another cat after Minnie visits once or twice, and Mom
> sees what she's missing)
>
> Purrs for Minnie to have a happy home!

jmcquown
August 4th 04, 09:00 AM
awwwwww, crying for breaking up the fearsome foursome! But purrs for a good
home for Minnie

Jill

Magic Mood Jeep© wrote:
> After the one lady that said she planned to declaw, I declined to
> adopt Minnie to her (offered her Smokey instead, but Smokey is a
> 10-year-old mostly toothless shed-o-matic anti-social she-b1tch, so
> she declined that).
>
> Another applicant from Greenwood (just south of Indy) emailed me.
> She was moving at the end of July, and wanted to wait until she was
> all moved to get her. She came down to visit her one Friday, and of
> course, Minnie played shy while her sibling were all over her. So we
> brought out a tassel toy and ended up enticing Minnie over to her,
> and Minnie got so into the playing, she forgot to be afraid of this
> 'stranger'. Minnie's new owner is in Nursing/med school, and is from
> Valparaiso (IN), where she worked for her Mom's cat's vet while in
> high school. She hasn't has a cat of her own since she moved out of
> her Mom's house 3+/- years ago, but is looking forward to coming down
> here and taking Minnie home. She didn't flinch at all regarding the
> adoption fee, and said that it's a bargain considering most shelter
> cats/kittens are not handled very much, live in a cage, and end up
> not being very social with humans. Same goes for pet store kitties -
> and they cost more & don't get the love & attention (not to mention
> medical attention) that a 'foster' gets. I can tell she's been
> looking around for a while to find just the right kitty.
>
> Bad thing is that we've become attached to ALL of the FF, and DH says
> to tell her that Minnie is no longer available - or that the adoption
> fee is $60,000 instead of $60.... ANYTHING to keep Minnie. I think
> he's nuts. I will miss her, but I feel that Laura (her new owner)
> will provide a good an loving home, judging by the way that she
> played with ALL the cats when she was here. I did make up a gift bag
> that has some toys, a couple cans of kitten food & a couple bags of
> sample kitten chow from TED, and a gift card from PetsMart ($30, half
> the adoption fee) so she can buy more goodies for her new
> baby/master-to-be.
>
> Laura emailed me yesterday, is all settled in her new townhouse (she
> mentioned her bedroom window has a roomy sill/seat, and overlooks a
> tree with lotsa birdies in it), and that her last class/test for the
> semester is on Thursday, and will hopefully be over before 10am, and
> that she would like to come down & get her then. I told her that it
> is fine with me, but DH will probably be crying <bcg>. She told me
> she would too if she were in that position (giving away a pet). I
> really think Minnie will be happy & treated like the princess she has
> the potential to be. DH & I have both stressed that if, for any
> reason and at any time (even a few years from now), she cannot keep
> Minnie, that we will gladly take her back. She said that she was
> looking for a cat to keep, not just have for a while. She explained
> that her Mom's cat had passed away last year from old age, and it was
> a cat that she grew up with. Even though her Mom doesn't really want
> another cat, Laura does, so she's getting Minnie, and her Mom says
> that Minnie is welcome in her house any time! (Methinks Mom will end
> up getting another cat after Minnie visits once or twice, and Mom
> sees what she's missing)
>
> Purrs for Minnie to have a happy home!

Jeanette
August 4th 04, 09:14 AM
Magic Mood Jeep© > wrote in message
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> Purrs for Minnie to have a happy home!
> --

Indeed, and congratulations.

Jeanette

Jeanette
August 4th 04, 09:14 AM
Magic Mood Jeep© > wrote in message
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> Purrs for Minnie to have a happy home!
> --

Indeed, and congratulations.

Jeanette

Jeanette
August 4th 04, 09:14 AM
Magic Mood Jeep© > wrote in message
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> Purrs for Minnie to have a happy home!
> --

Indeed, and congratulations.

Jeanette