A Gotcha Day Feline Friday with Simon and Seal

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Hello everyone, it’s me Simon and I’m here with my sister Seal. Today is our Gotcha Day, yes, it really is and we’re going celebrate by just being us, we’re good at it.  Most of you know our story, but for those of you who are new we’ll give you a brief overview.  We hope that is okay with you.

We were both wee feral kittens and we both showed up outside just days apart.  We were both alone and no Mama in sight.  Since we were two kittens alone we bonded pretty quickly and were both together, always together.  The man dude who is now our Dad was doing kitty trapping out back and had eight traps set.  Seal was the first one in a trap, dang.  The other six traps had takers over the next couple of hours.  It was getting dark and I really missed Seal so I (Simon), decided to go in the last trap.

We ended up going somewhere strange, going to sleep, and then we woke up we were without some of our parts.  We were headed back here to be released in the back yard but the humans, now known as Mom and Dad, decided that we needed to be safe and were going to live inside.

Seal was pretty scared but was relatively calm.  Me, Simon?  I immediately totally trashed the big bathroom trying to get out.  There was stuff everywhere.  So, our new Dad decided we had to live in the big bedroom and big bathroom for a while.  It was almost a full year until I calmed down and then Seal and I were able to come out in the house with everyone else.

We’re both glad we’re not living outside anymore and we’re so happy to be able to celebrate a Gotcha Day.  Thanks to all of you for coming by to celebrate with us!

We’re joining in on Feline Friday hosted by Comedy Plus, and it is simple to join. All you have to do is: Post a picture, drawing, cartoon or video of a cat (They may be silly or cute).  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!


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53 thoughts on “A Gotcha Day Feline Friday with Simon and Seal

  1. easyweimaraner

    happy gotcha day to you… sometimes life can be so wunderful and presents us a super happy end… and we are so so happy that life had egg-sactly such a story for you two…

    1. Canadian Cats

      Simon and Seal…congrats on your Gotcha Day. A year is a long time to get used t a place. You guys made it and now have a comfy place to live and even parents that love you. It’s nice isn’t it?

  2. MadSnapper

    happy double Gotcha Day! or Happy Gotcha Gotcha Day! the photo made me think, Simon Says hug Seal.. or maybe Simon says, Seal Hug Simon! anyhoo we are so very happy you both adjusted to becoming the owners of two humans… I did not know this story and I love it

  3. Sandee

    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day to you,♪♫
    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day to you,♪♫
    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day Dear Seal,♪♫
    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day to you!♪♫

    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day to you,♪♫
    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day to you,♪♫
    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day Dear Simon,♪♫
    ♫♪Happy Gotcha Day to you!♪♫

    Thank you for joining the Feline Friday Blog Hop.
    Have a purrfect Feline Friday and weekend. Scritches all around and my best to your peeps. ♥

  4. stevebethere

    Aww! what a nice photo of you both love the poses

    What a nice story and what a way to get a new mum and dad and a loving home 👍

    Have a gotchatastic weekend 👍

  5. Jan K

    It’s been wonderful watching you two settle into life in a home, and to see how happy you are now! Your Mom and Dad did good. ♥ Happy Gotcha Day!!!

  6. Lucy and Xena

    Happy gotcha day, Simon and Seal! We’re so glad your Dad “trapped” you and then put in the time to help you both adjust to a new way of life. We know you are glad, too! XOX Xena and Lucy

  7. Katie Isabella

    I remember those times, Simon and Seal. We were all so excited here in the Blogosphere to see you and get to know you. I love reading your story again. Any and all of your stories there in the family are always a joy to read.

  8. caren

    Happy Happy Gotcha Day you two cuties!!!! We love you!!!! Ready for this? Mom canceled my appointment for my rabies shot AGAIN today!! MOL!!!! It was supposed to thunderstorm and Mom didn’t want me to be scared because I’m NOT afraid of storms (she doesn’t want me to become afraid) so she canceled and there was no rain! MOL! Now I’m free and clear til October 23. Hoping Brian’s appointment went well! Love, Roary

  9. Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs

    Happy Gotcha day to YOU, Seal!
    Happy Gotcha day to YOU, Simon!!
    We are so happy your Mom and Dad ‘gotted ‘ you, even if you Smon gave them a wee bit of a hard time…maybe you wanted to make sure they really loved you and were testing them:)

  10. The OP Pack

    What a BEAUTIFUL photo of the two of you!!! Happy Gotcha Day!!! Simon, we don’t believe you were THAT naughty:)

    Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  11. Marv and Mom

    What an exciting and Happy Day! We are celebrating here that you left the feral life to enjoy the inside with Brian! (We are late, we got sidetracked into playing with Photoshop).

  12. The Creative Cat

    Yay, that’s a happy ending to an outdoor life, and the beginning of a new one. Some kitties take a while to get with it. That’s okay. I’d much rather read about you two chasing light fairies for fun than mice for dinner.

  13. Indulgedfurries

    Simon and Seal, you have a wonderful Gotcha story. You’ve come a long way since then and now if you trash the bathroom, I bet it’s because you’re having too much fun!

  14. da tabbies o trout towne

    guyz….sneekin round blog land haz been kinda funkee late lee…..we iz sorree
    we mizzed thiz post….we hope ewe both hada total lee awesum lee soooper
    grate fun filled get inta trubullz eat 8 pizza piez kinda day and heerz two a
    yeer a head filled with happeez and healtheez !! ♥♥♥♥♥

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