I want to apologize for my absence this summer. Summer classes were really kicking my butt, and I didn't have much spare time to blog. After classes ended, Scott & I went to Florida to spend a week with his family. I did not even get on a computer the whole time we were there. This week I'm working a full 40 hours. I know lots of people have full-time jobs and still maintain a blog, but I'm not used to it! I doubt I'll do much blogging next week either b/c my sister Alora will be spending the week with me. I can't imagine watching me blog would be the most thrilling thing for her to do. On the other hand, last summer she was with us for 2 weeks and spent the whole time helping us pack, paint, and move into our new house. I'm sure almost anything is better than that!
In other news, things are going well with the kitten. Thank you all for your sweet comments on that post! We actually ended up naming him Gus, also known as Gus Gus. :) He was very afraid of our cat Zoe at first. He hid under the bed a lot and she hissed at him every chance she got. Then, within a few days, they seemed mostly fine around each other. They largely ignored one another. Then we left them alone together while we were out of town for nearly a full week. We had a neighbor check on them each day, but mostly they had to spend time together. Now I'm not really sure what to say about their behavior. They seem to fight a lot more now, but I can't tell if it's really fighting or if it's playing. They chase each other around, but Zoe makes a lot of noise and seems to get annoyed with Gus pretty quickly. That could just be an age difference. I'm not sure if Gus is trying to establish dominance, or if he's just being an annoying kitten. Scott is concerned about their behavior and feels guilty for putting Zoe in this position. I think it's still early and I'm sure they'll work it out eventually. Here are some pictures of the kitties:
|This is when we first brought him home :)|
|He takes a lot of naps and he's super cuddly|
|He doesn't like it when I'm sitting at the desk... he demands attention!|
|he and Zoe Cat do play some|
|Zoe Cat investigating|
|pretty Zoe Cat...watching Gus very carefully...|
Again, I'm sorry for the long absences. I miss you guys and I appreciate those who have said they miss me! I will try to be better!!!