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Wow. Cats are so clever. I hadn't realised what I am up against.

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Pinkkahori Fri 26-May-17 10:23:01

A few months back a stray cat befriended us. At that stage she was happy to live out but on Easter Sunday she got into our utility room and had 4 kittens. They are all doing really well and we have homes for them.
For several reasons I like to keep the cats confined to one area of the house. The cat has access through a window to go in and out but can't get into the kitchen/living area unless we let her in (which we do when we are here and it suits).
A couple of times now when I have been here but can't have her in the main room she has waited patiently to come in and when I ignored her she went back in the window, got one of her kittens and brought it out to the door where I can see her.
She is so clever. She knows I won't let the kitten stay outside for long so if she takes one out I have to let them both in. She really lays on the guilt, sitting there looking smug while the poor little kitten cries to come in.
So cute but so devious grin

Toddlerteaplease Fri 26-May-17 11:55:14

Bad cat slave not letting her rule your house!! It's all a devious plot to take overgrin

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Fri 26-May-17 11:58:29

At this moment she is 'laying on the guilt' . Give it time and she will be laying on the quilt. . . On your bed every night. . You just watch. .
grin
But a cat thread isn't complete without pics.
Especially when there are kittens involved.
Mn rules. .

reallyanotherone Fri 26-May-17 12:00:40

Yep, yabvu not doing exactly what the cat wants.

And please, get her neutered asap. I know, but it always need saying....

wisteriainbloom Fri 26-May-17 12:00:59

Wonderful! Such a clever cat.

SoupDragon Fri 26-May-17 12:33:45

And where are the kitten photos...?

You can not mention kittens without photos.

viques Fri 26-May-17 12:40:38

befriended? Really? no I think the term you are looking for is invaded, or possibly conquered or annexed.........

YetAnotherSpartacus Fri 26-May-17 12:42:10

'adopted' sounds about right to me. smile

And yes, pictures please!

Pinkkahori Fri 26-May-17 15:37:32

Tricky to get good photos - they are a lot faster than I am.
I'll try to get all 4 together.

Pinkkahori Fri 26-May-17 17:47:28

More cuteness

ShesNoNormanPace Fri 26-May-17 17:51:06

How come I never get befriended by cats bearing cute kittens hmm

SoupDragon Fri 26-May-17 18:56:52

A bucket of kittens! grin

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 26-May-17 19:09:39

I was just going to say that Soup.

Why don't I ever have a bucketful of kittens. It's not fair.
<stamps foot>

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Fri 26-May-17 19:20:12

You lucky thing op!!
A bucket of gorgeousness!!

ShesNoNormanPace Fri 26-May-17 20:25:15

Have you seen that Buzz feed article where they video drunk women being given boxes to open, which they discover are full of puppies or kittens? Pure happiness, there.

mortificado Fri 26-May-17 20:31:24

<throws self on floor>

I want a bucket of kittens envygrin

mortificado Fri 26-May-17 20:31:55

Sorry during the tantrum I forgot to add that they are very very cute!!!

AllMimsyWereThey Fri 26-May-17 20:36:43

Squeeeee kittens are adorable!!

YetAnotherSpartacus Fri 26-May-17 20:37:12

Adorable! Do we get a piccy of the cunning mummy cat too smile?

Pinkkahori Sat 27-May-17 10:57:07

Here's mum.

HemanOrSheRa Sat 27-May-17 11:02:07

Life is sooooo unfair. I want a bucket of kittens envy. They are so cute.

Mum is a pretty thing, she looks tiny, bless her!

Jellybean85 Sat 27-May-17 11:07:56

My day has been made by the bucket of kittens 😍😍😍

YetAnotherSpartacus Sat 27-May-17 11:08:36

My goodness - Mum is barely more than a kitten herself! What a sweetie though! Those eyes!

mirren3 Sat 27-May-17 11:10:18

Kittens and buzzfeed with cute videos. Think my Saturday is sorted.

Pinkkahori Sat 27-May-17 11:43:59

Thanks everyone. I was never a cat person before this. Also I am unreasonably proud of the kittens despite the fact that their mum is amazing and has done all the work!
They are fully litter box trained and are weaning at the moment.
I have no experience of cats at all so have just let the mum get on with things and she is doing a great job.
The kittens are a handful! When I open their door in the morning they all tumble out and run about like mad things.
The house will be a much quieter place when they go sad

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