we have hit the messy stage
Dyson - so very judgyThe vacuum kittens are still jumpy. They will let you hold them and at least are no longer as squirmy to get down immediately, but they are still a work in progress. Miss A went in with mom on Sunday and Bissell HISSED at Miss A something fierce. But...she then backed off - she was never aggressive, but hissy - and did come over for pets and scratches. Definitely one of those times when you wish cats could talk.
the decoder kittens in the pen in the living room
The kittens got to socialize this weekend - Saturday night our friend Miss Z came over and Sunday morning Miss A came over. Since the decoder kittens are in the bathroom and it will never fit 2 people and 3 kittens, mom moved the pen into the living room and let the kittens hang out in that. It actually worked really well. Mom would never leave them unsupervised, but it gives them a little more space to run around and a different environment to check out.
They spent the first few minutes being weirded out by the different space and the ceiling fan and then got into playing and climbing on the ladies. They are now 10 weeks old and about the same size as the vacuum kittens so they are pretty little for their age. But eating and active and social so that is more than enough for us. Mom needs to weigh them, but isn't worried about them at all. They are no longer sneezy and snotty and have their first round of vaccines. Their neuter surgery is scheduled for May 20, so we have a few weeks with them yet.
Daiquiri was having a case of the crazies on Sunday morning. She doesn't get them very often and they don't last long, but when she does: