thievingbirds90 wrote:*krissyloohoo* wrote:within the next week, I will have pictures to post in here.
I signed up to adopt two three month old kittens from the humane society today. they are as good as mine, they just have to get neutered, microchipped, and so on. I went and spent an hour with them today in the cat play room. I can't wait to get them home!
Yay Krissy! I can't wait to see them! Good for you for adopting too. So many animals need good homes right now. Damn economy. I still can't imagine giving up my pet because of being short on money though. I'd sell an organ first.
I think adoption is such a good thing to do too! I can't stand the thought of all the cats that are euthanized each year in shelters. My mom gave me crap over the mere IDEA of adopting one cat, so I'm just not going to inform her that I'm going for two. After all, she shouldn't really have ANY say over what I do with my time or money, but when I talk about missing having pets, she's like "you just need to hurry up and have kids. that's all pets do anyway--fill that void"---which is absolutely NOT true. Pets can be an addition to family, and some people do have pets instead of children, but I don't believe that is the sole purpose of a pet . there will be a day when I have both but it sure isn't going to happen on somebody else's time clock! Right now I want a pet and I lucked into finding two. They're adorable and they are brothers and I just couldn't stand the idea of separating them. She tried to argue that I could put my adoption fee money towards a car fund or something more "practical" but I dunno.....I'm happy without a car and I miss having pets and they are affordable, so why not? I can't wait to start taking their pictures and spoiling them rotten. Ever heard of polydactyl cats? That's what they are. They have extra toes on their front paws, and it simply looks as if they have little hands instead of regular paws. they appear to have thumbs.
here's an example of one:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3009/257 ... b1557e.jpg
My boyfriend said that it makes sense for my cats to have human like hands. They'll be good slappers, like their mama.
I guess technically it's a deformity, but people also say that humans with two different colored eyes have a deformity and I think that is gorgeous.