HORRIBLE UPDATE...New foster kitten:)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by tls_ranch, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens

    I lost my 12 year-old cat a few weeks ago and was thinking about adopting, but of course I thought I wasn't ready. But, I kept seeing all these cute kittens on Petfinder and the shelter just happened to be having a reduced fee adoption event. So....... meet our new kitten [​IMG] We're fostering her until she's old enough to be spayed and qualify for "full" adoption. She only weighs just over a pound at around 8 weeks give or take a bit. It was love at first site for my daughter (3 1/2 yrs-old) and I think I'm in love too, LOL. I like this kitten's personality, spunk and sweetness all wrapped up in one fuzzy package [​IMG]

    Any idea on some names??? I like flower names:) and her shelter collar had Cali (short for calico of course) written on it.

    VERY SAD UPDATE: She stopped eating and was put down at the shelter today due to panleukopenia. [​IMG] THIS IS HORRIBLE as panleukopenia can stay in the environment up to a year. My older cat is even at some risk of getting it but luckly she didn't have much contact with the kitten and is up on her vaccinations. We cannot adopt or foster for at least a month and should not get any cat younger than 5 months. Any cat we bring into our home must have full vaccinations with perferably several boosters. [​IMG] I don't know what else to say......
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2011
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Songster

    Oct 9, 2010
    [​IMG] She's adorable!
  3. Sweetened

    Sweetened Songster

    Sep 14, 2010
    Saskatchewan, Canada
    She looks like a Gardenia ... or Bogan, for Boganvilla(sp)
  4. bossynbella

    bossynbella Songster

    Aug 11, 2007
    How about Cosmos? We use to name our rabbit flower names and we had one named that. My sister loves flowers and always came up with the coolest names. As soon as I saw her I thought Cosmos! and it starts with a C like cali. Some other choices I like are
    Calla (like a calla lilly)
    Heather/ Iris/ Lilly or Rose -normal names but also flowers

    Still my favorite is Cosmos, with chrys and Calla coming in second.

    She is ADORABLE by the way!
  5. rainierlass

    rainierlass Songster

    Jan 1, 2010
    SweetPea!!!! [​IMG]
  6. BovieVei

    BovieVei Chirping

    Jul 26, 2011
    Walnut Creek, CA
    That kitten looks huge when held by your daughter! So cute! I like Gardenia, what about Plumeria? Like the Hawaiian flower?
  7. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Songster

    May 28, 2009
    South Central, PA

    I have a similar looking cat that we named Grizabella (Cats). We either call her Bella or Bells normally.

    I like the name Lily too.
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2011
  8. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    She is a beauty! I had a sweet kitten named Lily, yours looks like a Lily too [​IMG]
  9. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens

    [​IMG] She's settling in already and making herself at home. I hope she doesn't come down with URI or worse and stays healthy [​IMG] This is the first time we've adopted from a shelter....I'm more used to having no choice because a stray cat/kitten decided to ADOPTED ME!

    Cali (calla) Lilly is sounding pretty good...of course my daughter want's to name her Princess LOL. So her "official" name may be Princess Cali Lilly.

    She's actually quite tiny...when compared to my hand [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2011
  10. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens

    Quote:Beautiful calico [​IMG] They do seem to have neet personalities:)

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