Saturday, May 8, 2010

Introducing Simon

This is Simon, the newest member of our family.. As most people know I don't think of myself as a cat person but I fell head over heels in love with Simon. I decided that if our 19 yr old cat was ok with it Simon was living with us.. As you can see he is a tripawd. His leg was amputated 2 weeks ago. We think he was hit by a car and the leg healed without treatment into a hook and when he was rescued his leg was a mess as he was trying to walk on his elbow, and it had to be amputated. He was found in a ditch. He is getting around fine, and he is even jumping already. He still has sutures in, so I need to check on whether they are dissolving or need to come out.  The first picture was taken yesterday by Velma before I got him. Look at that face, he is so adorable. His name fits him too!

This picture is of him settled quite nicely on my bed.. He doesn't look stressed by anything to me.. he is eating and drinking fine so no worries there. He needs to put on a little weight so will work on that.

Guess he likes it here.. what do you think?

Simon is great with dogs but I have not introduced him to mine yet, I want him to settle in a bit so for now he is in my bedroom. Tramp was not impressed at all. She hissed at him and went to sit on her window sill. Her nose is out of joint about another cat in the house.. You would think she would be grateful I didn't bring another dog home..

Oh by the way Bill hasn't met him yet or even knows I was bringing him home... What's he going to say, I mean tomorrow is Mother's day, I am sure there is a rule somewhere that says Mom's get what they want for Mother's day..


Susan said...

Oh Liz he's adorable! I'll send Mom the link so she can see him too!

Janessa said...

Happy Mother's Day, my dear. He's lovely. Give him kisses from all of us!

Joey said...

He's beautiful!

How would he know, with all the animals you have???

Joey said...

You're such a good Mom!

Elizabeth said...

The missing leg was the clue.. The meet and greet went fine with Bill and Simon. I lifted Simon up to Bill and as if on clue he head butted Bill's chin and started purring.. You would almost think we worked on that all day hehe

Connie said...

Well bless your pea pickin' heart! Being a cat lady, it's fantastic to see Simon get a nice comfy bed to sleep in... He is adorable!