Monday, August 30, 2010

Mancat Monday

We have been absent for a few posts because Mommy says she was busy, busy. I guess I'll forgive long as she doesn't make a habit out of it!

Both Bella and I have a vet appointment on Thursday night. Mommy found that the little sores on my head are also on various parts of my body and that I have been scratching and grooming excessively. She also found a little soft, movable lump on Bella's tummy flap, which she's concerned about. When she called the place that rescued Bella to see if their vet had seen that before, they told her she could bring her to their vet to be examined because she was still officially being fostered. Mommy said it was time to make it an official adoption and that she would take Bella to our vet. I guess that means we are stuck with her!

Gerdy, from Gerdy's Rescue said that because of Bella's age, they are going to waive the adoption fee and call it a 'compassionate placement'. All we have to do now is sign the papers and Bella is ours forever. We'll definitely have to use our allowance to donate to that nice rescue!

Since I'm a gallant Mancat, I'll go with Bella to make sure she's not scared and introduce her to our favorite people at The Animal Health Clinic (the girls at the reception give the BEST scritches). If they can happen to find out why I'm so itchy while I'm there, all the better.



Cory said...

Concats Bella on becoming an "official" Monkey!!!!

Woo hoo!

Now we will purr to make sure your vet visit goes ok.

BeadedTail said...

We're so happy that beautiful Bella is going to be a permanent Monkey! We'll be purring that the lump is nothing serious too!

Samson, you are such a sweet Mancat to go with your new sisfur to the vet. We do hope they find out what is causing you to have sores and be itchy. We're sending you purrs too! By the way, you look very handsome today!

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Old Kitty said...

Yay!!!! Pretty little Bella has found a forever home with you!! Yay!! Awww Sweet and adorable Samson - you are being so good and lovely keeping Bella company as she goes to the vets! Me and Charlie hope they sort out what's making you so itchy and scratchy too! We also hope that Bella is ok!!

This is such a wonderful day though for you and Delightful Delilah and now Beautiful Bella! What a complete loving family.

Take care

Anonymous said...

Yay! Bella is a Monkey!!
We're sending you purrs for your visit to the V.E.T. It's an evil necessity but good that you two will be going together for moral support.

AFSS said...

Samson, we hopes they can find out why you are so itchy and that there isn't anything wrong with Bella. We are sending healing purrs and positive thoughts.

The Creek Cats said...

Yay for Bella being adopted! We are so glad she has found a wonderful home with you guys! She reminds us a lot of Sweetie the Persian Princess. Of course, our dad desperately wants to adopt Sweetie, but mom says we have quite enough :) She is going to a wonderful Persian Rescue so she will find the perfect home.

Samson, when our foster Shea came to us, her head and neck were full of scabs. The vet gave her a depo-medrol injection and they started clearing up before she left us over the weekend. They said it was dermatitis. Perhaps you have some sort of allergy?

We hope Bella's lump is nothing at all, but so smart of your mom to have her checked out to just make sure.

Hope the appointment goes well for the both of you!!!

Mishkat said...

We're really happy that Bella is now part of your family! And we're sending many purrs for both of you for the upcoming V-E-T visit - it's nice of you to accompany Miss Bella there.

The Island Cats said...

Yay! We knew Bella was a Monkey!! Heehee!!

Good luck at the vet. Samson, you may have allergies...but we hope the vet can figure out what is going on...and we hope Bella's lump is nothing serious!

Sweet Purrfections said...

I'm so happy that Bella is becoming an official Monkey!

I hope the lump is nothing and that the vet finds out what all of your little spots are.

Purrs for both of you.

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

How exciting! Congrats Bella!!!

Samson, we hope that you feel better soon!

Marg said...

Well we have missed you all and was a little worried about all of you.
Bella, that is so exciting that you get to become and official Monkey. We sure hope everything goes well at the vets and Samson, we hope your sores are not much to worry about. Keep us posted.
Have a great week.

Catherine said...

How wonderful that sweet Bella has become a permanent member of the Monkey family! :) Hooray!!!

I am sure hoping all is well with you kitties when you go to the vet and that whatever is causing you the sores and itchy's can be treated!!! And soon!!!

xo Catherine & Banjo

Noir the Texas Tabby said...

ahh--I'm so glad Bella is 'official'-dude, you have 3 torties around you--I ENVY YOU! Yea, and make sure Bella isnt' scared at the vet--we man cats are protectors!!


Kea said...

Hurrah for Bella becoming official. And how terrific that the adoption will be waived!

Good luck to you both at the vet, we're sending lots of healing purrs!

Raymond and Busby said...

Yay! We're glad Bella is an official Monkey now! (and they waived the fee, which is very cool.)

Good luck at the vet. We look forward to hearing how it goes.

SASS....Sammy Andy Shelly Sierra said...

We are purring that yours and Bella's v-e-t visit goes are such a gentleman to go along to ease the way for sweet Bella.

YAY!!!!!!!!!!! We're so happy to hear that Bella is now an official member of The Monkeys family.....xxxxxxxxx

Katnip Lounge said...

Sampson, this is such good news that Bella is officially a Monkey now! Hurrah!

We hope your vet visit goes well and that your itchies & Bella's lump are not serious. KonaKitty had similiar itchies last year and an antihistamine shot cleared her up in no time.

Happy Monday!

Brian's Home Blog said...

I am so happy that you get to stay there Bella, you're such a special one! My sisters and I are sending purrs for your visit and we hope all is A-O-K!

Rusty said...

Samson, you are a kind and gallant mancat.

Mom says that movable lumps are better than ones that don't move. Grady had one once, that turned out to just be fat tissue.

I hope that you and Bella check out fine at the vet and only have teeny problems that are easily fixed.

Purrs to you both.

Angel Ginger Jasper said...

I know what you mean about busy mums.. But hey what fabulous news that Bella is staying for good. Thats the best news.. I will purr loudly that the vets visit brings more good news and that things will be fixed easily.. Hugs GJ x

Amy & the house of cats said...

Samson you look very handsome today! And we think it is so sweet and mancatly of you to go with Bella so she won't be scared! We hope they can figure out what is bothering you and they find out her lump is nothing bad - we will be purring and praying for you both!

And we are so excited that Bella is going to be an official Monkey! That is so cool and exciting - congrats to all of you!

Cat said...

Poor Samson, I'm so sorry to hear you have more spots...did the vet think you had allergies last time, or some kind of dermatitis? I'm also worried about Bella's lump, but overjoyed to hear that she will be living with you permanently :-)

My kitties will all be purring for you both on Thursday, please keep us posted!

CCL Wendy said...

I sure hope your itchies are something that can be dealt with quickly and easily, Samson!

And how wonderful that Bella is now officially a part of your furmily! You are indeed a gentlecat to escort her to your V-E-T for the first time. If she wants to know how to act, you can show her Domino's post from last Tuesday, about Domino at the vet.

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

Concats to Bella on becoming an official Monkey.


Oh Bella we are happy on the one paw that you are now an official monkey but on the other we are worried like your Mom (we Mom's a natural born worriers). We hope that your little lump is what my brother Jinx was simply , er, well fat. Which was the best thing it could be! And Samson we hope that the Vet has a very easy fix for your itching. We will keep you in our purrs.


Quill and Greyson said...

Concats on the official Monkey status Bella. Sorry it has to be the VET as your first outing.

Hope you are both well very soon!

meowmeowmans said...

Hooray! Bella is an official Monkey!!! :)

We will be purring and praying as you guys go the V-E-T.