Thursday, March 12, 2009

little clowns

The bottle rockets are doing just fine. They are both coming into their own now, and are pretty content. I think I am going to have to break out the playpen soon, as they will be climbing out of the laundry basket any day now.

Caddo has dinner.

The Rocket boys sleep



At the 1:30 feeding this morning, much to my surprise and delight, Caddo was dry! OK, he still smelled pretty bad, but he didn't wet himself. Couldn't say that at 6:30. I had Joy microwave the heaters, and I changed the towels, and gave the boys their bottle. Pee-Eww. After a burping, and stimulation to TRY to get all the pee out of Caddo, he got another bath. I think he feels so much better after it that he doesn't mind it so much. Plus, that warm water probably feels good too.

Still a bit damp from this morning's bath.

Arnie Sleeps

Arnie bites Caddo in Kitty Smackdown.

More smackdown.

First time since he has been here, Caddo pooped. If you have never been around a little kitten, you might think he was in distress. Babies cry when they poop, like they are in a great deal of pain. I don't think they are, but they do make quite the scene. Anyway, everything "came out fine."

Joy spent some quality time with Sierra and crew in the kitty room, since I have been spending a lot of time with the bottle rockets. She got some great shots. Sierra seems to have gotten over the trauma of the impostors, and is back to being a great mama.
It is just cuteness overload!





Dot makes it known she is NOT pleased.


Martha said...

Oh my gosh--we're so glad to see how well the rockets are doing! Fantastic pics!!!

Jamie said...

Yeah, didn't work out the way we had hoped, but they are doing great! We will get the peeing thing taken care of, and maybe we will try again, see if Sierra will have a change of heart.

Joy said...

Not only did you use my pictures, but I got credit, too! I'll have to add this to my resume! :-)

ted said...

Jamie - you're a hero! Great job with juggling the Rockets and Sierra's crew. I hope the sleep deprivation doesn't wear you down. The Rockets can probably go 6 hrs+ between feeds, if that will help. Based on the pix, all your fosterlings look like they're thriving!

Jamie said...

All is well here. I am dropping them off at the vet tomorrow at 9, going to an appointment and picking them up on my way back. Hopefully we will get the peeing issue under control. Other than that, they are perfect. I have felt a little neglectful if Sierra's crew, but Joy had a lot of good quality time with them last night, and I spent some time with them tonight. They are gaining more slowly now, but they aren't sucking down the juice like the rocket men are. ; )

AnnF said...

Such adorable kittens and wonderful pictures!

Martha said...

They were pretty interested in the little pan of litter we had it possible they can transition to a box? Do you think Caddo has a urinary tract infection? Really sorry you're having to do double duty!

Jamie said...

The vet took a sample, and will let me know. I thought about getting a small litter box, and seeing if he goes for it, but he did pee a little earlier, but not on himself...he got up and moved and I noticed the wet spot. I think he was asleep, but I can't be sure. I am getting the playpen out of the attic tomorrow, so I will set them up, and get a box in there.

Velvet said...

Dot is taken!!!!!