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Re: Re: Slugger pic

Will do ma'am!  How very sad...

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
Sent: 7/22/2004 10:29:27 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic

> Just had an email from a dear friend whose cat is ill.  This cat is the 
> mother of my two
> younger girls.  Her story is that she was abandoned in a house that had been 
> owned
> by the county when they had to evict the tenant for various abuses.   Seeing 
> that she was largely pregnant,  the staff at the big house at Lasdon Park and 
> Arboretum adopted her, 
> and kept her hidden from the authorities in an upstairs room until her 
> kittens were old
> enough to be taken away.  We took two, and a staff member took the other two. 
>  By
> that time her presence was known, and the staff were instructed to dispose of 
> her, at
> which time Gary saw her and fell in love with her and demanded her for his 
> birthday gift.  Gary lives with an older man in a house that is pretty much like 
> a museum - everything just perfect. Bill, had never had a pet, and didn't 
> want one.  It has taken them nearly three years
> to adjust, but they are both besotted now.  Missy, the cat has not been an 
> easy pet.  
> She apparently has no voice - never makes a sound - and when they took her to 
> the
> vet, found that she had no teeth on one side of her mouth.  She had clearly 
> been abused
> before the Lasdon staff rescued her.  Gary is distraught - he's a neurotic 
> musician and 
> very sensitive to such things.  Please give a prayer for Missy's recovery.
> Auralie
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