Once you're a cat person, you're always a cat person. No matter where you go, they find you.

This is Jimmy, one of the Yard cats. And he's the soppiest friendliest lump of a boy. He howls to be picked up and cuddled, and can take even more fuss than Spook could, which is a lot. He snuggles into your chest, licks and nibbles your chin and purrs contently for hours.

We met him before when we were here 3 1/2 years ago, and he spent rather a lot of time with us then. Now, we're his 'go to' home when it rains or he fancies the warmth of a stove, or if he thinks there may be spare baby porridge for breakfast. As I type, he's asleep in our laundry bag.

He makes me miss Minky and Spook more which makes me sad, but I can't blame him for that. It's nice having a cat to cuddle from time to time, though he isn't the best cat to have around when you're trying to knit...

There are a number of cats on the Yard, some ferrell, most friendly. This is Tripod, who was found by the roadside as a 3-legged kitten.

And finally, Aran has allowed us to get a snap of his new tooth! You may have to squint but it is there.

Can you believe he's nearly 9 months old?

AuthorWoolly Wormhead
CategoriesCats, Offspring