It is with sadness I tell you that Miss Kitty was killed last month. The irony of the situation is that she and Neville had been living up on the Mountain Farmlet for the past year with no problem at all.
Each week we drove up to the Mountain Farmlet to work. We also replenished her and Neville’s food stores, and put fresh water into the large font. And each week she was happy to see us and lavished us with attention. She loved to follow us on the trail and keep us company.
Recently, Bob was up there working on greens maintenance and noticed her back behind the house with her catch of the day. After the weekly feed and water fill-up he then left to go work around the outbuildings. He said that when he returned to the truck he found her in the road.
She was six years young.
On our first meeting she was very shy,
but we would soon discover that she loved following us out on the trail,
This winter we often found her sunning on the bridge near the pond.
This temporary marker will be replaced with a permanent one in the fall.
A native planting with lovely blooms I think.
NOTE: I know some of you will wonder why we didn’t just bring the kitties here to live. The fact is, that Miss Kitty simply refused to be picked up. For all her affection, and the petting that she loved, if you picked her up she would try to eat you! So we let them both stay.
Neville is now here with us. He has adjusted to life with Claus and Lil’ Bit very well… though Lil’ Bit is not so forgiving of his attitude when he first arrived…
because he wanted (still wants) to be KING OF EVERYTHING! 😉