A stray update

+JMJ+ Thank you to everyone who prayed for him and has asked for an update on Major Tom (aka Tom Cat, aka Major Tom Cat Jones). Turns out it was not a BB gun wound after all. Seems something bit him and it had abcessed. I knew he was a fighter (he’s scrappy and he wins, he doesn’t back down, I had to break up one of his fights), but I didn’t know about this wound. It’s not as if I can scoop him up and inspect him the way I can Miss Lucy Dawg. She said he’s been well-behaved for them and has let them handle him. (Edit: The vet said that, not Miss Lucy Dawg. Oy.) Color me amazed. We’ll see how he does for me when he comes home tomorrow.

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More Stray Thoughts

Had an adventure today. I’ve written before here about a stray cat who decided to live on my deck. Major Tomcat has been living on the deck and the backyard and nearby for about a year, probably over a year. As of today he is officially mine. He’s at the vet, getting a physical, getting fixed (hopefully that will cut down on his roaming, but who knows), and getting his microchip and I will officially be his owner. 

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Today at the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil

I was at the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside the abortion mill today when a little yellow cat ran across the street and into the clinic parking lot. He looked very skinny and the noise of every passing car made him jump. I called to him and he came over to me, meowing all the way. (Photos below. Click the images to view larger ones.) Continue reading “Today at the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil”