rantercsr wrote in post #18975164
Charlie the stray .. before we took her in..
i have conflicted feelings about taking her in .. not that i don't want her .. but she's about 10 years old and i wonder where she would really be happier.
yes she's doing better now.. her eyes are now mostly open , although we struggle with her conjunctivitis. she wont let us pick her up , hold her etc.. and its been Extremely difficlut to give her the medication .. so she still has days where one of her eyes tears like crazy and you can tell she's not in a good mood .. but her fur is looking so much better and she's gained a few ounces i'm sure ..
still i wonder if she is stressed being confined suddenly in a small apartment after years of being 'free' IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2hShsS5 charlie the stray
by Randall Herrera
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Randall, even without being there or knowing you, I do know that you did the right thing!IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2i1xjh1 Rocky Sleeping in the Bed
When Mary & I adopted Rocky, he was terrified when I carried him upstairs to checkout the 2nd floor of our home, and he snarled and growled at me.
Mary and I then cheered ever milestone of his progress acclimating as an "Indoor Cat" such as: "Oh look!! Rocky put one paw into the parlor" or "Rocky walked across the bedroom today"!!
I have every confidence that Charlie will adapt, welcome, and embrace the safety and comfort of living in your apartment with you.
Your post, prompted me to share the image below.
On Flickr, this is the image's description beneath it:
Mary is the first to get up on a weekday morning, which she did on this day, but she also double backed and took a cell phone image of how Rocky sleeps with us most nights now.
He was a neglected 5-year old cat that we adopted and got off of the street, 1-year ago. In fact, this image was taken on the morning of his 1st Anniversary living with us.
by Mark A. photo
, on Flickr