Sunday, September 11, 2005

Something every knitblogger needs....

Kitties!

I have two lovely new additions to my family. Meet the kitties:

the boy

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the girl

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Sorry the pictures aren't that fabulous, but I've had them for less than 24 hours, and I didn't think that chasing them around with the camera would be the best way to establish a kind and loving relationship.

Edited to add more details:
The cats are 3 years old and they are brother and sister. They've lived together their whole lives and really do love each other. I got them from a woman who had to find them a new home due to her baby's allergies.

They came with the names Sebastian and Lulu, but I think I'm going to change them after I get to know them a bit better. I'm not very fond of the name Lulu, and I'm thinking of doing something brother/sister themed from literature or pop culture.

And in knitting events, I was working on my Zebra Shell and managed to snap the connection on one of my Denise cords. I have no clue how that happened but I'm going to have to email the company and request a replacement. This leaves me with only the Rogue and a pair of socks to work on today. The socks are coming to knitting group with me, and may even be finished today or tomorrow!

4 Comments:

Blogger Rachel said...

Hooray for kitties! What are their names? Where did you get them? More details on your new feline companions, please!

2:38 PM  
Blogger Stariel said...

OK, I added a few more details to the post. I was typing the original just before running out the door this morning. ;)

6:25 PM  
Blogger weaselrina said...

Beautiful new beasties!!!
Congratulations!

4:35 PM  
Blogger Lisa P said...

Yay! Kitties! Everyone needs a furry, four-legged, mammal in their lives. Two are even better. :D

Such nice looking kitties. Are they settling in alright?

10:25 AM  

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