Patience. But hurry!

Ah, Bernadette, hope to see you soon.


Well, we applied for a young cat currently named “Ponoma”. She’s a sweet-looking little thing, all orange-y and furry and such.

I want to name her Bernadette. Bernadette M. Washburn, “BMW”, so, of course her nickname could be “Beemer”. I like it.

I’ve got some stuff on hold in a cart on – I want to make sure I get her the litter and food she’s used to.

That is – if we are approved. It stands to reason the shelter will want to know all about us and I had to report we returned Blacki to the Kewanee shelter. I’m not sure it matters if our reasons were because of our health issues, but we’ll see.

I’ve imagined Bernadette living here, snuggling in her bed, pouncing on us, meowing in the middle of the night. We’ve had cats before and each one was different, as were our dogs. We’ve had pets our entire married life.

So, we wait. We applied late this last week. I’m not the most patient person in the world but I think I’m doing okay.

But, gee, I hope they hurry up and say yes.

February 3, 2018


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