Monday, May 10, 2010

She's my baby

I realized today that I haven't blogged about two of the most important members of my family - my dog, Ginger and my cat, Annabelle.  

My family adopted them just about four years ago.  The cat we'd had while I was growing up, Vixey, had just passed away.  I  was heartbroken but my parents knew it was time to open our hearts and our home to not only another cat but also a dog, the first one I had ever had.

After weeks of searching, my parents found Ginger at a local rescue center, Hope for Life.  At a year and a half she had already had a litter of puppies and a bad case of heart worm.  What she really needed was a warm and loving home.  Which is just what we gave her.  (I'll talk more about Ginger later)

While going out every weekend to visit Miss Ginger, I fell in love with a little kitten at the Hope for Life Center.  A few weeks later I brought home my little Smelly Belly.

Annabelle is a sassy cat.  She's got attitude and doesn't take any crap from anyone - not even Ginger (even though the dog is three times her size).  She's funny and quirky and I love her.  I always have the feeling that if she could talk she'd curse like a sailor and have a thick Brooklyn accent.

I'm not really jealous of her lifestyle (sleeping 20 hours a day is even too much for me), but I am pretty jealous of just how peaceful she is when she naps.


Check out these pictures I got of her over the weekend while she conked out on my bed for a few hours:








I wish I could nap like that!




That's right...she's sticking her tongue out.




Stretch it out.....




How cute is that?!?




Uh, oh...I think I woke her up!




Nap's over!  She's probably cursing me out right now.  It was worth it to share just how cute she is to all of cyber space!

2 comments:

Lauren said...

haha, a Brooklyn accent and curse like a sailor? maybe it's because I've never had a cat, but they all strike me as kinda refined. I think she'd talk very eloquently and have a Puuuurrrsian accent. (Get it? Get it?)

Andrea said...

I think most cats are kind of refined, and that Annabelle is the exception to the rule. I can't decide if its Brooklyn or really Southern gentile....either way she curses like a sailor.