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Saturday, May 9, 2009

Banshee's Kittens

Banshee's Kittens

First off we'd like to thank everyone for their concern over Shade's poor nose. It is healing nicely and does not appear to be infected. She is still trying to escape though. The PM said she'll be taking her out with her harness. Shade is the only one who will put up with a harness as she had to wear one for years.

Since it is Mother's Day weekend, I thought I would talk a bit about my kittens. I was found in a field, almost dead from starvation, a year ago with my five kittens. We were brought to a shelter where I had to be fed with liquid to build my strength so I could take care of my babies. I got stronger and so did they. When they were big enough, they were adopted and I was the last one to leave six months later, when I decided to adopt this family in the woods. I think about my kittens sometimes. When I escaped once, I ran around crying and the PM thought it looked like I was looking for my kittens. I hadn't been outside in the wilds since I had them so I was worried they hadn't made it inside.

It makes the PM a little sad to think about my kittens, she said she would have adopted one also if there had been any still with me.

The wee lass loves to think of my kittens. She has a kitten collection and everyone once in awhile I find myself surrounded by them. It is kind of comforting.





When the PM brought me home, they gave her a sign they had made for me as I was the longest female resident at the shelter and I needed some advertising.



They had called me Mama at the shelter. I would like to introduce to you my son, Mo. He was the only kitten left when they made this and he left shortly afterwards. Cute little fella, if I do say so myself.



This Mother's Day, I'd like to send warm, purry wishes to all the Moms out there, bean and feline alike. I would like to also send some snuggles to my kittens too, wherever they are, hopefully being loved and cared for as they deserve!

26 comments:

Ana said...

Oh that;s so sweet, Banshee. I can imagine how you are missing your lil kittens. Mo is a beauty!

Purrs, Chica

Tom, Tama-Chan and Sei-Chan said...

Happy Mother's Day, Banshee! We are happy that all your kittens were adopted, and that you yourself now have a Mama of your own again to love you and protect you.

Purrs,
Tama-Chan and Sei-Chan (and Tommy too)

Forever Foster said...

Banshee darling, you truly are a remarkable ladycat. To get your babies through such a torrid beginning to the point that they could go to their Forever homes is a mammoth effort.

We wish you and your mum a very happy mother's day:)

Alasandra said...

Happy Mother's Day Banshee. We purr your kittens have loving forever homes. Mo was a very handsome boycat and you still look like a kitten yourself Banshee.

Healing purrs for Shade.

~Socks, Scylla, Charybdis & Fenris (hey I am beginning to get the hang of purring.... rooooooooo)

Parker said...

Oh Banshee! What a sweet story - I am so glad you all found great homes!

Cory said...

Banshee we just love you! I hope you know that your kittens are loved and cared for and you found the best home ever! Happy Mothers Day to you Banshee! That was so sweet of you to go looking for your kittens when you escaped.

PS, my momma and I will have our Gotcha Day story posted on May 19th including the pictures and text of the advertisement.

The Monkeys said...

Happy Mother's Day, Banshee! Your kittens will always remember the wonderful lessons of survival and love that you taught them.

pughy said...

Oh how lovely that you were found with your kittens, I think we all want to think that they are getting lots of love were ever they are. You are a beautiful cat and it is so good to see you in a loving home.

Hugs GJ xx

Sweet Praline said...

What a nice post. I hope all of your kittens are in loving forever homes, Banshee.

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Tank woo fur sharing....

One of my Sibe pals in KS does that with her mom's sneakers and some of their stuffies...she likes pupppies!

I'm sure all of your khyttens have wonderful furever homes like woo!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Cat with a garden said...

A wonderful post, Banshee! A good Mother's Day to you and the PM. We are sure your kittens have loving memories of you how you fought for them. What a great mom you were to bring through five little ones. You can be very proud! And now, what about that escape story? We can't wait.
Purrs, Siena & Chilli

Fin said...

What a sweet post. You're a great Mom Banshee, and I'm sure your kids are in loving places.

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Happy Mother's Day Banshee, I, Sadie, was a young mother too. I was lucky as one of my sons was adopted by our cuzzin and I know he's doing well. We bet yoor babies are all healthy, happy and loved too.

The Island Cats said...

Hi Banshee. Thanks for sharing your sweet story with us. We're sure all your babies are in loving homes. We think that it is furry nice that the wee lass likes to surround you with kittens (BTW, mom thinks that picture of you with the kittens is adorable!). Happy Mother's Day to you and to all the moms out there!!

Daisy said...

Banshee, you were such a great mama to take care of your little bebbehs when you were starving, yourself. You are an inspiration to all mothers.

Samantha, Mr. Tigger and Maverick said...

That is a wonderful story Banshee!! Thanks for sharing with us!! Mo was very handsome and that is so wonderful that you took care of your kitties when you were starving!!
Have a fantastic Mother's Day to you & your Mom!
Your FL furiends,

snowforest said...

Sending lots and lots of love to your kittens Banshee! Hope they are all well now :)

MoMo said...

This is a lovely story with a happy ending - totally fit for Mother's Day.

Happy Mother's Day to you!!!

MacVet, Slash and Bronzy said...

Wat a moving story... purrfect fur Momma's Day. We lurrve the pikshurs of you wif the replacement kitties. We know that your kitties must all be doing great wif their beans just like you are. *purrs*

~Slash & Bronzy

PS. Here's wishing your Mom a Hoppy Momma's Day!!!

Ariel said...

Awww what a sweet post.It made mom's eyes leaky.I'm so glad you found a great home.

Happy Mother's Day...Hugs

Hansel said...

Oh banshee. that was a good story. You've got yourself a wonderful home now. And yes, Mo was adorable. We hope you'll stop trying to run away and realize how good you've got it. The harness isn't so bad. Mom takes me out on it ALL the time. She says i'm just too clumsy and she's afraid i'll fall through the balcony. -tesla

eskybaby said...

good to know shade's nose is healing nicely!! n banshee, u r such a great great mum!!!

Mickey,Georgia , Tillie said...

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!!!!!
Banshee, your little Mo was a cutie. You may miss them,but at least they have homes. You have a great home too!! The toy kitty family is cute,but we like you the best!!
We hope all of you have a great,fun day!!!
Purrs Mickey,Georgia & Tillie

Eric and Flynn said...

Mo looks lovely Banshee and we are glad they all got Forever homes like you did.
We are glad you are all back blogging again. We have been locked up for two weeks and have just read all your posts to catch up.
Poor Shade, we hope your nose is healing well. Mum is always telling us that when we stick our noses down holes,one day we will have something hanging off the end of them when we come back out!

Cliff and Olivia said...

Happy Mother's Day, Banshee. What an amazing story. We're glad both you and your kittens were rescued. Little Mo is beautiful and the other four must have been as well. We feel sure they have found good homes.

Purrs,
Cliff and Olivia

P.s. It's good to know Shade's nose is getting better.

Sunny's Mommy said...

I'm glad Shade's nose is healing. That looked really bad!

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