Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Announcing the Arrival of Kittens!

Callie finally had her kittens yesterday!
I mentioned her in my Friday Fave Five post.
I took this picture on March 20.
She got a lot bigger after this picture. Bless her heart - I thought she was going to pop!

She is so proud of her sweet babies!

She actually had five kittens. Three were so tiny that they didn't make it. I cried when I found them. I have a big soft heart when it comes to anything baby! These two are so big that you would think they are a week old. They are very strong and moving around the box. Callie instincts are so amazing. She had her kittens outside under some leaves beside the garage. I think the stray dogs that came up in the yard Sunday night frightened her so bad that she started having her kittens. It broke my heart yesterday when she kept going back to where she had them and searched for the other three. I fixed her a box, with some old shirts that I was saving for a yard sale, inside our storage building where she would be safe and warm.

It's just like a new mama to want to show off her babies!
Baby kittens are so sweet!



Polly Forns said...

Oh, they are adorable! I will totally understand if you decide to keep them yourself......Like you, I feel so sorry that the others died. Callie is beautiful, too!

Diane@Diane's Place said...

Aww, it's so sad that the other 3 died, but hopefully these 2 will grow strong and healthy.

I'm softhearted too and have raised several kittens on a bottle. Jessica is nursing a Lab puppy now that was orphaned when her Mama was run over by a car.



Bunny Cates, bunnycates.com said...

aww, so sorry you lost some babies. atleast a couple made it! better a few then none, you know?

Shes beautiful! I know those babies are going to grow up gorgeous!