Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Happy Birthday!

If the Humane Society was right when they pegged his age, this little guy should be turning one year old sometime this month.

So why not make today his birthday?


He's definitely grown since we brought him home in May, but he's still on the small side (still smaller than Peno, and she's a small cat). And he's definitely still kittenish. I mean, just look at that face!

The last week or so, he's been getting more social, sitting beside both Dave and I more  (he even had a nap with Dave a week or so ago!). He's letting me carry him around for longer, and not immediately running away when one of us makes a sudden move.

And while he may still be a little unsure of snuggling... he's more than happy to play with us. He loves his feather stick (and will bring it to you when he wants to play) and he's absolutely obssessed with catching the red dot. If he even hears me rustling in my knitting tool box (where the laser pointer is kept) he comes running to see if the red dot will come out to play.
He's also always up for a good game of "Here, rub my belly so I can gnaw on you!"

Rupert's barely been here four months, but it feels like a lot longer. I still miss Tux and Rocky (partly because Ru would have loved them!), but this little guy certainly knows how to make me smile.


Happy Birthday little Rupert!

11 comments:

Araignee said...

What a sweet love story! Happy birthday little guy!

Bridget said...

Happy Birthday Rupert! I hope it's a day filled with your fave kitty things.

He is such a cutie. I'm glad he's settling in so well.

The Well Fed Wheel said...

Happy B-Day little Rupert!! May the red dot play with you all day long. :-) The red dot is Lilly Bean's most favorite friend.

Erin Heather said...

Aww! Happy Birthday Mr. von Scrufflebutt!

Dee said...

Happy birthday, sweet Ru! Wishing you many, many more happy birthdays!

Chrisknits b said...

Happy Birthday Ru!! May you be here to make your momma smile for many years to come.

kathy b said...

Happy happy cat birthday !!!!!!!!

elns said...

Happy Birthday Ru! Wishing you all a lot more happy memories and good loving times together and that means more excellent cat happiness photos for the rest of us!

Delighted Hands said...

How wonderful to see his progress! He is a beauty!

Samantha said...

Happy Birthday Rupert!! <3

Rachelle said...

I still miss Smokey too, but most cats are very good at purring their way into your heart. Happy Birthday Ru!