Callie, that is a super cute picture, what a lovely puppy you have
Then to my cats. While I was gone this summer, one of our cats disappeared. This was while my husband was still at home with the cats, so it was really strange because Rafael (the cat) was really a "homeboy", and he had a collar with a tag (with name & phonenumber) just in case. He was also neutered, so I can not believe the "wanderlust" would have just hit him out of the blue either. Also they had an article in the newspaper this past week about local pit bull owners who steal dogs and cats to "train" their pit bulls to fight. My thoughts about that are not exactly printable material... Lets just say that bit of news didn't make me feel any better.
Well, I am still hoping that Rafael would be back (or that he would be at least living in a new home, that is what my kids believe), but since our other cat (Snowie) was lonely, some friends asked if we would take one of the kittens they had. So we now have a new family member, a little gray kitten. He has been around for more than a week now, and Snowie has finally started to accept him (no more hissing and growling, although still no playing that I know). My boys named the new kitten Dozer (personally I thought Gandalf would have been a good name for a grey kitten ), and he is enjoying his life here. He is a very social cat, maybe even too social: he likes to sit on my lap and chase my fingers when I type ).