Over the past week or so we’ve been having a visitor, I believe it started when I was away in Rotterdam, then on Sunday when mum and I were wandering the garden looking for blooms to cut and put in an oasis it appeared…
Then today I was sat in the kitchen with the door open, writing an essay and a little nose peeped around the door…
This was the visitor:
No… you can’t eat the Jirds….
Oh no, he’s making himself comfortable!
It’s very strange, because for the past three years this ginger and white cat has never hung around the garden. It just passes through and I’ve never needed to chase it off to stop it catching the birds, and then all of a sudden it’s actively seeking us out for a stroke and is very friendly. Normally this ginger and white cat fights with the mostly white with a little black that lives behind us, and I semi suspect it might be a stray, but he doesn’t have that typical big tom cat look.
Oooh, are you leaving?
I couldn’t get rid of it and had to close the living room doors as no doubt it fancied eating my little rodent friends. I allowed it to hang around until Pete came home and I could snap some photos and try to entice him (I assume it’s a he, as the face isn’t very feminine) out.
Ok, some more scratches then, if you insist.
If I didn’t know better, I’d think he’s decided we’re his new owners
It’s a shame I’m allergic…
A scratch on my hand that mysteriously appeared yesterday swelled up and began to itch, sorry kitty but you can’t stay.
Yay, managed to get it outside!
Not for long though, Pete had to push him towards the door.
I don’t think he was paying much attention though
Ah, hahahahahaha you’re not coming in anymore! By this time he had began to twitch his tail in annoyance, probably wanting to eat our pets.
It gets even more strange…
I went outside to get the cat to follow me out, and there was one of the black cats sat on the tier staring at me. It ran off but almost straight into the White with a little black cat. A fight almost followed and I stood wondering whether we’d soon have a massive cat fight in the garden since I was entertaining the ginger and white cat… Thankfully nothing happened. We eventually got rid of ginger, and was just saying that we were suddenly in the middle of a cat motorway and that we hadn’t seen the mostly black and white cat… I look out and guess what’s there?! 4 cats all within minutes of each other, and mostly white with a little black was sat on the fence at the top of the garden.
Very weird, I’d love to know what was going on to bring them all so close together suddenly.
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