Toupée Kittens Need Milk Mustaches

by Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) on November 21, 2012 · 17 comments

in Wednesday Hops,Wordful Wednesday,Wordless Wednesday

I mentioned yesterday that over the weekend we added 2 more kittens to our menagerie.  We already have 2 cats – one in the Summer House and one in the Main House (Link and Zelda) – our third cat, rescued kitten Agent Orange took off and never came back.  He ditched his collar on the way out and was too cute and trusting, so I’m guessing he was stolen adopted by someone else.  At least that’s what I’m hoping, not the alternative with the excessive presence of fox in the area lately. 

Princess Nagger has been bummed about Agent Orange departing on a secret mission for a long time, so she finally talked the hubby into letting her get a kitten that would be all hers. 

The hubby made a deal with her that she would have to get rid of the Cockatiel first, since it’s always been mean and snippy, so she’s never been able to enjoy it like she did the first one.  She agreed and even took pictures so the hubby could post an ad on Craigslist.  It didn’t take long for someone to answer the ad, especially since he entitled it “Give an Angry Bird for Christmas”.  Quite clever.

Princess Nagger’s specific requirements for the kitten were that it had to be a kitten kitten (less than 6 months old) and she preferred to get either an all-white kitty so she could name it Snowball, or an all-black kitty so she could name it Shadow.  So the search began.  We found these cuties on Craigslist:

Those were the pictures posted – I was a little nervous about the date stamp and warned Princess Nagger not to get her hopes up in case they weren’t really available as kittens.  We thought they were funny because with the markings on their heads, they look like they’re wearing toupees.

Princess Nagger waited impatiently, asking me every ten minutes or so if I’d gotten an email response.  The next day I finally did, and after a couple more email exchanges and phone calls, we confirmed the picture was current (the date stamp was wrong) and the kittens were still available.  We were planning on getting one.  One.

Except the hubby apparently informed me after the fact that I never should have recruited him to pick up a kitten with Princess Nagger, because he almost took all three instead of just two.  He has a soft spot for the little critters.  He and Princess Nagger picked out their names – meet Ralph and Black Spot (nickname of Blackie):

Oh yeah, you probably want to see their faces:

I guess I better get them some milk so they can have milk mustaches to go with their toupées, right?

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1 @PamelaMKramer - A Renaissance Woman November 21, 2012 at 3:41 am

You know I’m up late if I am the first one! lol – Fun with cats. Your husband is funny! They are just suckers when it comes to their daughters huh?
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2 Erika November 21, 2012 at 5:43 am

I wouldn’t have been able to leave with just 2 – I’d have had to take all 3 of them! Can’t wait to see photos of their milk moustaches!!!
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3 kyooty November 21, 2012 at 7:00 am

They are just too kyoot! I really can’ trust myself to go see other cats, I know I’d come home with more and the cat I currently have is a hand ful all on her own.
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4 hilary November 21, 2012 at 7:42 am

I just showed this post to Marc… they look just like mini Alex – we never knew him as a kitten… all they are missing is his Hitler mustache…

Love them
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5 Charlotte November 21, 2012 at 9:05 am

I think that I just linked up to the wrong linky. Sorry! Absolutely love the last photo! It’s amazing!!! :o) Hope you are well! x
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6 Beth F November 21, 2012 at 9:12 am

Ha!!!! Love the commentary. They are too cute, though.
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7 VandyJ November 21, 2012 at 9:16 am

Very cute! We aren’t getting another cat until our current one passes. Since she’s still going strong, that will be a while–but the boys will be excited when we get one–with any luck it will be as cute as yours.
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8 Jan's Sushi Bar November 21, 2012 at 9:24 am

The kitty dialogue cracked me up, woman. As did your hubby’s ad for the cockatiel – your family must spend a lot of time laughing.
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9 Michele November 21, 2012 at 9:25 am

Adorable! And, my hubby would have brought home all three if I had let me adopt a kitten by himself.
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10 Xandra November 21, 2012 at 10:06 am

They are adorable! I know the feeling of not being able to get just one – my mom and I have always been the same way. My dad used to groan when we’d come home with more cats than expected, but he’d fall in love almost instantly. Once, it was a kitten and an older cat (my mom felt bad because no one was taking her, and she has turned out to be such a sweetheart). The next day she went back to the shelter to get another kitten so the little ones could have each other to play with!

When I was 5, I got to pick out a kitten and she was my best friend for over a decade. We plan to do the same for our daughter when she turns 5.
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11 Janet/TheCatOnMyHead November 21, 2012 at 10:14 am

Your kitties are gorgeous. We have a new kitty Calista Josette. Please drop by http://www.thecatonmyhead.com and meet her. We just went through the death of a boiler…so I can relate. Definitely will visit your blog again.

12 Jamie "ChatterBlossom November 21, 2012 at 10:57 am

This could be the funniest post title I’ve ever read! ;-)
-Jamie
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13 Jo-Lynne {Musings of a Housewife} November 21, 2012 at 11:12 am

Hilarious. And your kitties are gorgeous!
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14 Laurie November 21, 2012 at 12:40 pm

You have your hands SO full and they are adorable.
Happy thanksgiving.
Laurie
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15 Rachel M. November 21, 2012 at 1:35 pm

OMG – so funny Stacy! Good luck with that litter box – I have 3 cats.
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16 Julie From Momspective November 21, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Oh my gosh those pictures are ADORABLE! I want a kitty but the hubs is just not having it.
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17 Run DMT November 22, 2012 at 5:30 am

Those cats are so stinking cute! To me, the one looks like he’s sporting a 1920′s hair do with some Dapper Dan grease. LOL

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