Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers,
The semester is almost over and I’m getting way too excited to spend lots of time with my kitties.
Things seem to be going a lot better with them in regards to how they act while I’m gone, and when I return. Kalista is still being a little silly goof who walks into the hallways every time either of us come home and Beau seems to be calmer although I’m sad to report that he’s been showing signs of Pica again. I think it’s a mixture of me being out of the house so often and his feeding schedule having to change based on whether one of us is home.
I am happy to say that I think my schedule will be better next semester since I’m trying to get transferred to a school much closer to me. On top of that, my partner will be back onto working day shifts in the next month or so (since he’s also working nights, leaving our cats alone for a good 8-10 hours of the day.)
I’m sure everything is going to go back to normal shortly after the semester ends. However, I will say it cannot come soon enough. The good thing about all of the time away from the cats has been that Beau has been getting even closer to me. He’s been spending every second that he can sitting and purring in my lap.
When I first adopted Beau, he was a huge lap kitty. He spent most of the day sitting with me cuddling. As he grew older it was a mix of lap and couch, and as soon as Kalista was introduced in the mix it’s mostly been with her with the few visits for lap sits or cuddles. However, Beau has started to become extremely affectionate again. He spends hours sleeping on my lap and if I ever take him off my lap because he’s getting heavy or I need to move he tries to jump right back on me immediately. The little bigger can’t leave his Daddy’s lap anymore!
I can’t complain, I’m happy he’s so cuddly and am even happier that he’s not angry with me. Walker was quite the opposite. He held a lot of grudges and still does, however, Beau seems to be able to look past my “abandonment” and still shows me the crazy amount of love he has for me.
We both love you too Beau! Now, off to cuddling the little bugger! Got to make the most of every opportunity I have with him <3