It's not just young and upcoming that we share our house with.
A whole slew of the old guard is using our services to enjoy their well earned pension, whether they were pets or former breeding queens.
Truth is, we couldn’t do without them and hope to enjoy their company for as long as they enjoy being here.
(Flaigomar's Early Temptation)
MCO n 22
2nd July 2006
Enya is Ezra sister, Ezra being our First ever Maine Coon who sadly has crossed the rainbow bridge, and she kinda arrived as a surprise early Christmas gift in October.
It’s a bit of a complicated story, but here it sort of went like this; she was the one kitten left after we contaminated a dear family member with the Maine Coon virus.
Mary, the aforementioned family member, fell head over heel in love with Ezra and decided that she needed to adopt 2 kittens of her own.. which left 1 poor lonesome kitten behind out of the litter of 4..
You might guess what happened next, Enya joined brother Ezra in our household en boy oh boy what a great move that turned out to be. Hours upon hours of fun and even more hours of intense Maine coon love have graced our household, all coming from our “surprise kitten”.. and it continues until today.
At the beginning of 2009, this young lady bounced into our life.. Yes she literally bounced, one fuzzy lump of energy, love and mischief, all without a mean bone in her little body.
That we found in her the new matriarch of our cattery was a done deal, no doubts, no hesitation.
Lucky for us both Danielle, who raised this beautiful fluff ball and Gregor, who played host to the dad, had enough faith in me to make it possible for us to live the dream with her and Thalassa gifted us with 11 wonderfull kittens over the years.
Now she is done, it’s time for her offspring to take over and for her to lie back and receive all the love and rest she so justly deserves.
I loved him before he ever arrived…..
He was going to be my new snuggle bug, ‘cause come on, everybody needs a big tomcat to hug, right? He was born, I saw him and that was it, I was officially hooked, he was The One.
That he agreed to the role is a good thing for me, because a cat is a cat is a cat…..
But like Rolan, there is only one <3
Kerowyn knew what she wanted from the moment she was born.
She was going to stay right here. She chose us and that was it, no room for further discussion.
My halfhearted arguments “ No, no we don’t need another queen” were totally ignored. Kero had decided and that was that. Of course she was totally right in her decision.
She has enriched our lives in so many ways, apart from the beautiful litter of kittens she gifted us, I can’t begin to explain.
She is and was a piece of our family that we didn’t know was missing.
Regretfully her 1 litter was her only litter, but then again, they were super kittens… of course!
Manu, our big teddybear :)
She is from our very first Fluff ‘n Purrs’ litter and very rapidly had found a new home with one of our nieces. Unfortunately one of her new can openers turned out to have a sever allergic reaction and after struggling to find a medical solution for 3 years, Manu returned to home base.
So she is back and gracefully undergoes all the hugging and petting that comes her way, like she was never gone.
She came and stole my heart, it really is that simple.
She arrived, was greeted with open arms and grew up to be an incredible beautiful, sweet girl and an outstanding mother to her kittens.
Every day with Belle is a highlight in our life <3
We are not keeping another kitten out of this litter, we’re NOT.
Well, she is really sweet….. en our youngest loves her so much.. and she loves him…
Years later Leentje joined our youngest when he left to form his own household.
Things happend and Leentje returned to home base… where we missed her so much!
Welcome home sweetheart.