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Fraidy Cat is an orange-tabby FEMALE. The vet says it’s a rare combination. She’s a beautiful cat; the parts of her that are not dark orange, are a creamy buttery orange color. She has long hair.
EDITED: Fraidy has been placed. Yaaay!

Here’s all of them together. They are between 7 and 8 weeks old. They have been treated with a broad-spectrum worming agent, and treated with Revolution for fleas (today). I’m keeping one of the brown tabbies, and we tested him for felne leukemia and FIV, both of which were negative.

Tiger – male brown tabby, short hair.

Tiger close up.

Dreamsicle is kind of a combination of orange-tabby and orange-and-white. Male. Kind of medium-hair.

Sentinel – male, short hair. Sentinel is definitely “too cool for school” and considers posing for cute photos an offense to his dignity.

We called this one Guardian, because she was always watching out for Fraidy. Fraidy would often hide when we were in the yard, and Guardian would sit in front of Fraidy’s hiding place and hiss at us if we got too close. She’s gotten to be one of the sweetest and most interactive. She’s a tortoiseshell female, short hair.

Guardian is mostly black with the tortoiseshell being very subtle, and she has this look like half her face is lit with candle or moon light. .

Patch has a patch on her face. OK, so we were running out of clever names. She’s a tortoiseshell female, short hair.

The kittens are all healthy and have all their bits, so far as the vet could tell. They have been eating solid food for nearly three weeks; we found them on August 5, and have been feeding and handling them ever since. They were separated from their momma a week ago, so that we could get their fleas under control and teach them the wonders of the litter box. They are ready to be somebody’s kitty!

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  1. vicki_sine
    vicki_sine says:

    Way too cute, if I didn’t have an old grumpy cat that would eat them for lunch…ah well.

    She is 16 I don’t think she is going to change anytime soon.

  2. vicki_sine
    vicki_sine says:

    Way too cute, if I didn’t have an old grumpy cat that would eat them for lunch…ah well.

    She is 16 I don’t think she is going to change anytime soon.

  3. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah – I’ve got one that’s 13 and likes the kittens, and one that’s 4 and could take or leave them. I just hope the 4-year-old (who was part of a feral litter herself) doesn’t beat up Bob too bad.

  4. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah – I’ve got one that’s 13 and likes the kittens, and one that’s 4 and could take or leave them. I just hope the 4-year-old (who was part of a feral litter herself) doesn’t beat up Bob too bad.

  5. hugh_mannity
    hugh_mannity says:

    ZOMG! Teh kewt!!! It burnz!!!

    Just as well I’ve got my hands full with the now-adolescent (well, almost adult) Keetahns of Doom, or I’d be working out ways to kidnap adopt a couple of these guys!

  6. hugh_mannity
    hugh_mannity says:

    ZOMG! Teh kewt!!! It burnz!!!

    Just as well I’ve got my hands full with the now-adolescent (well, almost adult) Keetahns of Doom, or I’d be working out ways to kidnap adopt a couple of these guys!

  7. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah – now I just need to get the live-trap, and see about getting Momma, and her daughter PrettyKitty, both spayed, and maybe some of the neighborhood toms neutered. We’ve had an explosion of feral cats lately.

  8. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah – now I just need to get the live-trap, and see about getting Momma, and her daughter PrettyKitty, both spayed, and maybe some of the neighborhood toms neutered. We’ve had an explosion of feral cats lately.

  9. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah… Momma Kitty, who is the mother of our litter and the grand-mother of the litter across the street, has populated half the neighborhood with feral offspring. She’s been breeding at least twice a year; most of her litters were 4 or 5, this is the first one that I know of that is so big. I am looking forward to things settling down once her business is closed, as it were.

  10. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah… Momma Kitty, who is the mother of our litter and the grand-mother of the litter across the street, has populated half the neighborhood with feral offspring. She’s been breeding at least twice a year; most of her litters were 4 or 5, this is the first one that I know of that is so big. I am looking forward to things settling down once her business is closed, as it were.

  11. kbsocial
    kbsocial says:

    They are growing so fast and are so cute! I will NOT be taking one back to MO with me though! Which one are you keeping of the brown tabs?!

  12. kbsocial
    kbsocial says:

    They are growing so fast and are so cute! I will NOT be taking one back to MO with me though! Which one are you keeping of the brown tabs?!

  13. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah, he’s a sweetie!

    I emailed you – did you get an email from me? I’m always uncertain with the emails listed on LJ….

  14. admin
    admin says:

    Yeah, he’s a sweetie!

    I emailed you – did you get an email from me? I’m always uncertain with the emails listed on LJ….

  15. webwawa
    webwawa says:

    ohh yeah
    i don’t know the answer to your question!

    in garland there are some cheap Asian computer repair shops. they might have a good deal

    I think there is one on Beltline near the “Tom Yum Thai” restaurant. There is another one too that buys old computers and stuff.. but i don’t remember the names. Maybe google “computer repair garland, tx”

  16. webwawa
    webwawa says:

    ohh yeah
    i don’t know the answer to your question!

    in garland there are some cheap Asian computer repair shops. they might have a good deal

    I think there is one on Beltline near the “Tom Yum Thai” restaurant. There is another one too that buys old computers and stuff.. but i don’t remember the names. Maybe google “computer repair garland, tx”

  17. admin
    admin says:

    Thanks!

    Dell (where I got it) wants $498 to repair a $600 computer… I just can’t see that making good sense. I’ll see what I can find in Garland.

  18. admin
    admin says:

    Thanks!

    Dell (where I got it) wants $498 to repair a $600 computer… I just can’t see that making good sense. I’ll see what I can find in Garland.

  19. mys_ebrel
    mys_ebrel says:

    omg! how freakin cute! If i lived closer and didn’t already have a momma cat and her son living with us, i’d take one in a heart beat.

    that orange tabby with blue eyes is adorable.

  20. mys_ebrel
    mys_ebrel says:

    omg! how freakin cute! If i lived closer and didn’t already have a momma cat and her son living with us, i’d take one in a heart beat.

    that orange tabby with blue eyes is adorable.

  21. shadowduchess
    shadowduchess says:

    A female orange tabby is rare, wow!!
    They are so beautiful!!
    Dreamsicle reminds me so much of my beloved Gremmy and Guardian of my sweetest Loki who lived to a ripe old 25 years!
    I hope they all have wonderful homes to go to and they definitely have had a great start with you both taking such wonderful care of them.

  22. shadowduchess
    shadowduchess says:

    A female orange tabby is rare, wow!!
    They are so beautiful!!
    Dreamsicle reminds me so much of my beloved Gremmy and Guardian of my sweetest Loki who lived to a ripe old 25 years!
    I hope they all have wonderful homes to go to and they definitely have had a great start with you both taking such wonderful care of them.

  23. faux_pseudo
    faux_pseudo says:

    The vet was right. This is a very rare combo. She has Tm or Tb with aa XX OO , She shouldn’t have two dom orange genes and a tabby gene which means both mom and dad had the dom O (which they didn’t because of the all the torts in the litter[0]) or she had a mutation very early in her development. She could also be XXY in which case you may want to see about getting her fixed because she might start walking like a man and be Frequently Secretly (Fond Of Other Females).

    In other words, there are a lot of ways that this can happen but all of them are very very rare.

    [0] there may be more than one dad but I doubt it.

  24. faux_pseudo
    faux_pseudo says:

    The vet was right. This is a very rare combo. She has Tm or Tb with aa XX OO , She shouldn’t have two dom orange genes and a tabby gene which means both mom and dad had the dom O (which they didn’t because of the all the torts in the litter[0]) or she had a mutation very early in her development. She could also be XXY in which case you may want to see about getting her fixed because she might start walking like a man and be Frequently Secretly (Fond Of Other Females).

    In other words, there are a lot of ways that this can happen but all of them are very very rare.

    [0] there may be more than one dad but I doubt it.

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