Frozen Tiny Felines Grow Up to Be Feisty Cats

Adult felines are pretty adaptable creatures. We can endure a lot, and we can usually find a way to get out of trouble. But tiny felines are very vulnerable. And when a tiny feline is only days old, they are practically helpless without their mother. After hearing that a litter of tiny felines were freezing in a bush, a kind human rushed over to help.

They did not even wait to go to the white coated humans. Instead, they immediately warmed up the tiny felines with the vents in their car. Then these kind humans took the tiny felines home. They bottle fed the tiny felines, but one of them, Bagel, stopped responding to the bottle.

The human rescuer got very worried. They thought that Bagel might not make it. After switching to tube feeding, they tried getting Bagel to eat from a bottle at every feeding session. Finally, one day, she nommed from the bottle.

Furiends, when Bagel finally nommed from the bottle, her human rescuer was very happy. And then they started to celebrate every milestone the tiny felines reached. When they started grooming each other, they celebrated. Eating solid food? That was a reason to celebrate. And the tiny felines, after given a chance to thrive, started to show off their personalities.

One of the tiny felines is named Spud. He’s the feisty feline in the group. Pancake has become a little lap kitten.

As for Bagel, she is the most fearless. She jumped over the baby gate the human rescuer was using to keep her in a secured place. And she loved being held by her foster human.

Yes, I said foster human. You see, this kind human takes in felines, helps them grow strong, and then sends them to good homes. They admit that it is hard to let these felines go. But they also know that when they do this, they can help other felines.

Furiends, I know many of you say that you cannot bear giving up a feline you have grown to love and that is why you do not foster. But if there is room in your home to try, please do. You see, if this foster human did not take in Bagel, Pancake, and Spud, they never would have had a chance to thrive.

Please consider giving other felines a chance to thrive by fostering!

Marley Is Being a Silly Girl

Bagheera the Diabetic Cat's Visitor Marley

I have shared stories of my foster sisfur Marley with you a few times. She is a pretty snow bengal cat with very pretty blue eyes, but lately, she has been very silly. I guess I have to admit that I am partially to blame for these antics.

You see, sometimes, Marley is brave, and wanders around the entire apartment! She even walked all the way from living room, where her crate is, to the place where the human tortures himself with the watery spray every morning.

And she did not get scared when I wandered out of the bedroom, and into the hallway. Marley may be small, but she is a bengal cat and she has the agility all of us do. She hopped onto the top of the half wall, and then onto the kitchen counter, and then back into her crate.

Bagheera the Diabetic Cat's Visitor Marley
Marley Nomming

Marley also will walk over to the couch when the human is sitting on it, and she will flop around and roll all over. She will do this even if Jacey and I are nearby.

But then she does some silly things and acts like a scared cat.

Snow Bengal Cat Marley Exploring Her New Space
Snow Bengal Cat Marley In Her Crate

I thought that Marley was open to me and Jacey interacting with her more because of things like this. I decided, well, if she does not mind me, I will walk into her crate. This, my furiends, did not turn out well.

Marley got very mad and started to growl and hiss at me. I did not like this, so I talked loudly to her to tell her to be quiet. She responded by growling more loudly and I responded by thumping my paws on her cat tree. It got so bad that the human had to step in to break us up. He did not want to stick his hands in there. He used a hockey stick, which I attacked!

I do not know what Marley is trying to tell us, furiends. I figured that my fellow bengal cat and foster sisfur was showing signs that she was happy with us. But apparently, that was not the case. What do you kind humans think we should do?

Someone Coming Out of Her Shell

“Human, Jacey and I want to talk to you.”

“Jacey always wants to talk, so that’s no surprise. You, not so much, Bagheera. What is it?”

“It is about our foster cat sisfur, human. We think she is coming around.”

“Why do you say that, Jacey?”

“Well, human, I know you do not like it when I ambush Marley, but it is just too much fun to not do. And I did it a couple of times the other day. Our foster cat sisfur was not happy with it, but she only ran back to her crate and did not growl much.”

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“Jacey, you know you’re not supposed to do that.”

“I know, human, but it is just too much fun. The ambush game is fun to play. I do not know why Bagheera and Marley do not like it.”

“It’s fun for you, Jacey, but Marley and I do not like to be ambushed. That is why I kick you off eventually. Anyway, human, we think that Marley is coming around.”

“That’s good news, Bagheera.”

“Yes, human. She actually has started to walk around the kitchen outside of her crate, and she even walked over to where the noms are for me and Jacey and consumed some! And I have gone into her crate and she does not fuss too much. Should we even call her a foster cat anymore given this?”

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“I think you should take the crate down, human.”

“Now Jacey, are you saying that just so you can ambush Marley more?”

“Well, it does make it easier for me to play the ambush game, but she would be able to retreat into the hidey hole in her tree. And if she is wandering around outside of the crate anyway and Bagheera goes into it, what difference does it make?”

Jacey and I think that the crate should come down. What do you kind humans think? Let us know.