Sunday, October 2, 2011

Autumn

Well, it has been a little bit since I've stopped by. The summer of the three-month-heatwave is finally over! And Autumn is now upon us. Today is cool and rainy. Not ideal. BUT one of my favorite holidays is soon upon us. Thanksgiving!! And oh how I have much to be thankful for. :)

It has been a fairly quiet weekend. I have unfortunately been in a flare. However, I have been blessed with the company of my daughter this weekend. Tonight she is to spend her third night here. Yesterday was a year since she moved out. I think she misses mommy. That's okay. Mommy misses you too!

I am STILL awaiting my transfer - and quite honestly, it cannot happen too soon. I am really looking forward to the move. (WHOA!! Who said that??!!) I am also looking forward to beginning the next stage of my life.

Friday, I took in a rescued kitten. I have come to discover with help of my sister that Zoe is a Maine Coon Cat - and also Polydactyl. With at least 6 toes on each paw. This is extremely rare, as the typical cat has only 18 didgets. Poly's in general are a rarity, the majority having only extra didgets in the front paws. Hind paws are rare and all four are almost never heard of. The Guinness World Record is held by a cat named Jake, right here in Ontario, Canada. Jake has 28 toes - 7 per paw!!

Zoe is such a sweet spirit. I don't know how anyone could have thrown her away to fend for herself. She is only 8 months old and was found in a dumpster with her two 7 week-old kittens.

People like that infuriate me to no end! Thankfully she was found and has truly lucked her way into my family. She will be loved - and safe. She is slowly coming out of her shell - feeling out her new forever home. God bless her sweet self!