A couple of weeks ago, I was taking care of an acquaintance’s animals while he was in the hospital. On Thursday, I was startled to find, in addition to his own cat and the outdoor strays he regularly feeds, a cat carrier on his doorstep. Inside was a tiny kitten–about five weeks old–who was mewing with fear and hunger. I brought him home, of course. Now he sleeps near my head for much of the night, occasionally attempting to suckle my earlobe.
Emmitt is the eighth cat we’ve adopted from one apartment complex in the southeast part of the city; we have three from another complex there. There are many more wonderful cats in the same area who need homes. If you’re interested in getting a beautiful, friendly cat who will be eternally grateful for your love and companionship, I can set you up.