We broke down and bought a kitten. We have been overrun by mice this winter and the kids have been wanting a cat, so it seemed like a good time to get one. On Friday, Brian and I took Mia to the local Animal Protective League to check them all out. Only one stood out.....a 2-1/2 month old gray kitten named Taurus. He was super friendly and playful and was under feet the whole time. We signed our life over and they told us to come pick him up the next day. He's been here for not quite a day yet and is slowly adjusting. He does fine in the bathroom or a bedroom, but the stimuli of the house (aka Seth, the TV, the dishwasher, etc.) makes him a little skittish. He spent a bit of time under our bed! As I type this, he is running throughout the living room so I think he's starting to get it figured out. Let's hope so....the kids will be crushed if we have to take him back.
Since he didn't really know his name (the APL gave it to him), we took the liberty of renaming him. Here's our little Kenai, named for the gorgeous Alaskan peninsula.