Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Oh There Are So Many Things, But Never Enough Time w/ Two New Kittens

Howdy!! How have you been??? I've been busy as always and things are busier than ever... It seems there are so many things to do and never enough time.

Here's the rundown of what's been going on in Maki's world for the past week.

1. Julia started soccer - She's so great at it, I can't believe it's her first time being in the team. She's got some talent.

2. I am a soccer mom now. You know, the one cheers on her kid during practice and the game, screaming and telling her how to kick the ball from the sideline.. Yes, that's me.

3. JT's been playing softball - and he's enjoying it. His younger brother has been playing softball for the past several months and I was hoping JT would play, too. Now JT's work started their own team and he's in it. We've been going to his practices together and watch several games too. Truth is as JT admits it, his team sucks and needs improvement A LOT, but the players are all enjoying it. BTW, JT is pretty good at it and he looks amazing in the uniform. Also, the girls are so happy every time when it's their daddy's turn to hit the ball.

4. Like I've said in August, we have fianlly adopted two little kittens. Initially we planned to adopt only one kitty. When we went to the animal shelter, there are literary over 30 kittens and cats waiting to go to a happy home. I was crying like a baby.. I've had six cats in my life and three have died, so I was very wary about getting another one. It was very painful experiences to lose my cats, so I didn't want to go through with it. But like I said bfore, the girls wanted to have kittie for over a year or so, JT was encounraging me every single day for the past several months. Anyway, I finally decided that the girls deserve to have a kittie, so we went back to the shelter and returned home with two kittens instead of one.

The kitties are still small and have two more weeks to get neutered. I'm sorry no photos yet - they are still trying to adjust to their new home and we're trying to give them some space. Their names are Ruddish (girl) and Firefly (boy) - they are litter mate (they are brother and sisiter) and the people at the shlter gave their name. Ju Ju wants to keep their name, but Soapy wants to change it to Princess and Star.. We're still going back and forth with it, but hopefully soon we can settle with the real names.

I'll talk about the day we adopted the kittens in later post. I really want to dedicate the post to all the dogs and cats who are living in the shelters all over the country.... They really need a happy home. In two weeks, I will go back to the shelter with the kitties to get them neutered and will formally adopt them. I am thinking about taking the pictures of all the kittens and adult cats who are in the shelter and post them with their name on it... They are so cute and they will break you heart. I wish I could adopt all of them.

I hope all is well with you, sweetness...



Jenn(ifer) said...

Congratulations on the new kitties!
We just adopted a new kitten also, Baxter. He was 8 weeks old when we left the shelter with him and he was already nuetered. Shows that shelters do things diffrently everywhere.
Your girls will be great kitty mommas. Enjoy them while they're little; it's so much FUN!!

Laura said...

Can't wait to see the pictures of the kittens!

Dionne said...

My little niece and nephew just started soccer too. That's so cute that you're a Soccer Mum now! Love it!

And hooray for new kitties in the family!

Grand Pooba said...

Oh I can't wait to see the kitties!! I remember when my childhood cat died, it was horrible! I have two cats now and I just want more!

(I want to be a soccer mom too one day!)

Bayjb said...

Oh my gosh, you guys have been busy. Kitties? Um cutest things ever! Love it. And I bet you're the cutest soccer mom out there :)

Maki said...

Jenn: Aw you have kitties too?? They are the best, right? I love them - they are so tiney:)

Laura: I will post them soon! Stay tuned!

Dionne: Oh man, soccer is so much fun and love it!! I'm so loud and try not to embarassed Ju Ju. hehe...

Grand Pooba: Funny thing is once you have one, you keep wanting more. I know why cat ladies exist - also losing a cat or any animal that you have is horrible exerience!

Bayjb: Yes, they are too cute! I will post the pics very very soon! xoxo

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