Puddles is tiny and eats very little compared to the others. Only about 1/3 of a cup (raw and canned).
It took me over a year before I could fathom the idea of bringing in another kitty.
At Tabitha's age, she may not want another kitty, unlike a younger cat who would would love to have another friends. She may be content to be an only kitty with your undivided attention. So don't feel that you need to rush into getting another kitty until your heart says so.
Cat maid to:
Jasper, male Ragdoll ?? (approx 10 yrs)
Rose semi feral, a cpietra rescue, female tabby (approx 7 yrs)
Sweet Pea RIP (2004?-2014)
Puddles RIP (1996-2014)
Snowball RIP (1991-2005)
In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.-English Proverb
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