I’ve known for a while that I have a cat that visits my property. I’ve suspected that it snoops around on the deck at night because every morning, the dogs wear out their sniffers as they slowly work their way to the yard. And I’ve caught glimpses of a yellow and grey striped cat winding it’s way through the flora of my property. Well, today was the jackpot!
I looked out the back window and saw him/her walking along the railroad ties just outside my fence. I grabbed the camera and slinked to a window where I could get a shot. The cat was having a drink from an old discarded plastic tote that I haven’t taken time to pick up and remove. Looks like I will need to put out a water bowl for him.
I took the pictures through the window, so the quality is not great, but you can see him pretty well.
He was kind enough to stay for a couple minutes which allowed me the time to take pictures. Isn’t he a beautiful creature?
He reminds me a lot of my cat Tigger, but my boy didn’t have the grey; he was yellow and white. He is very big like Tigger was.
Then, not more than an hour later, I looked on the deck, and another cat was having a stroll and checking out my boxes. I quietly got the camera and slipped to the door, but the cat was going down the stairs lickety-split. I scurried to the end of the deck and he was high-tailing it (or is that low-tailing?) down the driveway! He wasn’t taking chances on being caught by The Human!
And this one looks a lot like my two girls, Anna and Echo, Tigger's sisters. I can't believe the similarities of these cats to my dear felines that have crossed over the Rainbow Trail!
So it appears that I have now one, but two (assumedly) feral cats. I guess tomorrow I will buy some cat food and start leaving it out at night for them. And the bowl of water, too. We will see what happens over the next few weeks/months.