Category Archives: Moose & Muppet

Weekend Digs

familiar toy but bigger

On the way to forever homes.  There’s a little room to the left, with the litter box, and an upper shelf in both spaces.  They couldn’t manage to get on the shelf until some canned food was placed on it, making it a worthwhile challenge.  The shelter wants them to stay overnight if they don’t get their new families today: fewer transitions.  They’re at BEBHS and on petfinder:

Aaaannnd now they’re going home!  They got adopted together around noon.  Fast work for black kittens.

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Posted by on November 24, 2012 in Moose & Muppet


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Long Box


Mackenzie got a big roll of cloth for silkscreens and it came with brown paper without serrations AND a box.  I gave the kittens the box, adding a window midway along it.

on and in


Initially, they were shy but once I rolled a marble into it, they had to investigate.

They’ve done very well with their surgeries and have not bothered their own incisions nor their sibling’s.  Tomorrow is their first day of being at BEBHS for adoption.

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Posted by on November 23, 2012 in Moose & Muppet


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Can’t Keep a Good Kitten Down

take it lying down

This is with the structure on its side.  I’m trying to keep them from climbing and stressing their stitches, but they’re kittens and they’re feeling frisky.  The fencing that was keeping them out of the closet became a stairway to the desk and the clothes in the closet, so it’s gone now.  A lot of marbles and other rolling toys had ended up in the closet, so they’re pretty busy now.

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Posted by on November 22, 2012 in Moose & Muppet


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Healing Nicely

don't move: we're comfy













I spend a fair amount of time in the kittens’ room today, writing some new code.  Muppet mostly napped.  Moose divided his time between napping and racing around doing things.  Currently, they’re both racing about, chasing each other.  They don’t seem to notice their surgery sites AND I’ve not caught them suckling on each other.  The incisions look small and tidy.  Moose has gotten more enthusiastic in his litter box digging.  They keep being surprised by not being able to climb a pant leg, but Moose just demonstrated that he can jump to the top of the barricade in the high position and pull over.


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Posted by on November 20, 2012 in Moose & Muppet


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Which Alters When It Alteration Finds

tunnel of love, unaltered

The kittens are back from their spay/neuter surgeries.  Moose had an undescended testicle, so he required a bit more work than is usual for boys.  His shaved belly matches Muppet’s, but his incision is tinier and he gets a day less of pain meds.

They played a lot when they got home, although I removed climbing things.  They still jump up on things.  They’re surprised when they fail at climbing a pant leg: their nails were trimmed.  Later, they were quiet , then they had their evening drugs.

Mackenzie’s mom gave us a dismantle-able climbing thing which I washed and bleached.  Some if the particle board parts are still wet, but as a squishy lying down tunnel with extra holes, it’s a lot of fun.  Mostly I want them busy enough or asleep enough to leave the surgery sites alone.

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Posted by on November 19, 2012 in Moose & Muppet


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Cat Fish

fits just right

I thought they’d discover the fun of fishbowls on their own, but I had to add toys, and even insert a cat to start things off.  Fish would be even more exciting, but I get those for the snake, not as cat toys.  The bowl is pretty good as a toy trap, a good challenge for testing one’s reach.

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Posted by on November 18, 2012 in Moose & Muppet


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Almost Big Enough

bigger than the dish now

Once they’re good at eating, I seldom take pictures of that activity, but I was noticing how much bigger they are: when they were being weaned, their bodies ended about where their chests end now.

They were going to go for spay/neutering Tuesday, but BEBHS called and said they had nothing scheduled Monday, would Muppet be at 2 pounds?  I’ll either take them in Monday or call, but I think she may get there.  She was only 1/2 ounce shy this afternoon, right after eating, but that’s doable.  Moose may reach 3 pounds by then.

I tried mixing the old hated science diet canned food with the gourmet canned food, and Muppet ate it up.  Moose less so, but this was shortly after another meal where Muppet took over on Moose’s side of the double dish and was looking for more.

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Posted by on November 17, 2012 in Moose & Muppet


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