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Pickles and the babies

phoozles
May 13th, 2009, 12:21 PM
Well, we have been feeding a stray cat in our neighbourhood that we named Pickles - we encountered her when she was just a kitten in August, and she spent Mother's day having her own kittens in our garage.. Only two out of the three kittens made it,. :sad: We've nicknamed them Gherkin and Dill. (get it? get it?)

These really aren't the best pics, but they were the best I could do at the time - more to follow!

Right after Gherkin was born (he/she was almost born on my foot!)

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg29/phoozles/MoreKittens001-1.jpg

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg29/phoozles/MoreKittens003.jpg

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg29/phoozles/MoreKittens002.jpg

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg29/phoozles/MoreKittens005.jpg

and here's one of the two kittens - Gherkin and Dill. Again, I'll take better pics soon.. Pickles is very open to us going near them and touching them, so that's a plus! She keeps them in a drawer in our garage - we close it when we're not in there to give them some privacy :)

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg29/phoozles/MoreKittens008.jpg

And here's a movie we took right after Gherkin was born - not sure if you can even see the kitten - it was late!

http://s244.photobucket.com/albums/gg29/phoozles/?action=view&current=MoreKittens011.flv

ancientgirl
May 13th, 2009, 12:26 PM
What sweet little babies.:lovestruck:

Love4himies
May 13th, 2009, 01:11 PM
:laughing::laughing: Love the names. What little sweeties they are. :cloud9:

Mat&Murph
May 13th, 2009, 01:43 PM
Aww how sweet!! I LOVE the names :cloud9: :crazy:

rainbow
May 13th, 2009, 01:48 PM
I love the names as well :thumbs up ....which one is which? :D

They are adorable :cloud9: and Pickles is gorgeous :lovestruck: ....glad she found you. :angel:

14+kitties
May 13th, 2009, 02:04 PM
What a lucky little girl to have found both you and your FH. :cloud9: The babies are adorable. So sad the third didn't make it. :rip: little :angel:.
And speaking of angels......... you sure are one!! :grouphug: Thank you for what you are doing to help these kits.

And I love the names too!

phoozles
May 13th, 2009, 04:32 PM
They are super cute.. right now the orange one is Gherkin and the black one is Dill. The names might change - but I'm glad you like them :laughing:

I'll try and take a few more tonight now that they are a little more mobile - their eyes haven't opened yet, but my FH is already convinced that they are both boys.. I think it's too early to tell, but whatever :rolleyes:

growler~GateKeeper
May 14th, 2009, 02:03 AM
awww how sweet :lovestruck: :lovestruck: :lovestruck:


:rip: baby kitten #3 :candle:

Brandykins
May 17th, 2009, 12:31 PM
Aw those pics and vid clip are just so cute!! Laughed when I saw the wee bear leg/paw!! Love the wee toty kitties names. Mummy cat is gorgeous.

Lovely piccies:)