generic strattera 40 mg wellbutrin generic lawsuit trustworthy online viagra viagra goes generic taking 1000 mg metformin generic cialis ray hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tb 20 mg of levitra generic viagra 200 cialis shopping online levitra 5mg bayer online pils cialis xenical de 120mg nexium 20 mg uses dosing 4 metformin 500mg xenical 60 mg uk xenical generic form generic levitra identification duree cialis 20mg prednisone 10mg acne generic viagra liguid doxycycline 100mg drops viagra generic cvs citalopram 10 mg lexapro generic 2012 prices cheap viagra pacs cheap 40 mg levitra indikasi celebrex 100 mg diflucan buy online doxycycline 100mg philippines zithromax 500mg n1 clomid anxiety disorder 10 mg of zoloft buy zovirax 200 mg efek cialis 20mg took 60mg levitra viagra generic durban paypal cialis 20 mg erythromycin 250 mg capsules strattera online prices buy levitra sample viagra tablets 100mg cheap viagra paypal cheap viagra 25mg 100 mg prednisone efeitos cialis 20mg prednisone 20 mg 12 days ubat celebrex 200 mg lexapro generic identification to buy clomid mg zoloft 60 mg propranolol overdose propranolol bula 40mg save generic viagra prescription lexapro online levitra generic cipla generic zithromax online hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tab cialis 5mg take propecia 0.5 mg dose viagra 25mg online phenergan 25mg buy cialis daily online generico viagra dejavu sublingual viagra 100mg taking 400 mg viagra order doxycycline 100 mg lisinopril 10 or 20 mg buy injectable zithromax cialis tablets 100 mg glucophage order doxycycline 20 mg reviews prednisone 10mg generic cialis china cheapest cheap lisinopril hctz ca buy clomid augmentin 875 125mg metformin sandoz 500mg start lexapro 2.5 mg levitra 5mg 20mg nexium equivalent generic 40 mg strattera capsule buying cialis vancouver 500mg drug metformin cipro 500 mg coupon viagra pro 100 online nexium 80 mg safe propecia online 1.25 mg 200 mg viagra safe augmentin 875 generic zoloft generic online generic levitra information genericos cialis contrareembolso cialis online boots order viagra ireland clomid 100mg price glucophage 850 mg precio lisinopril tab 2.5mg clomid 150mg days lexapro 30 mg ocd best generic wellbutrin prednisone 20 mg 477 nexium 40 mg viagra order malaysia viagra 120 mg canada viagra 100mg effets cialis order information celebrex 200 mg dosis sample generic cialis brand cialis 20 mg posologie cialis 5mg clomid 150 mg dose reputable generic cialis generic pink cialis 100mg viagra fiyati doxycycline 200 mg acne lisinopril generic names kamagra telephone orders cialis 20 mg diskuze cialis 100 mmg lisinopril 20 mg w 941 60 mg prednisone taper cialis de 10 mg online prescription synthroid viagra online purchase generico levitra farmacia buying cialis pattaya taking 12.5 mg viagra celebrex 200 mg koristenje nexium medication online online viagra siparisi priligy 30 mg hinta levitra bayer 5mg buy viagra mn buy zovirax 200mg zovirax 200mg cena buy cialis tallinn lexapro 10 mg generico sublingual cialis online compra viagra generico online viagra cipla 0.2mg propecia kopen tetracycline online bestellen buying prednisone propecia buy slovakia augmentin suspensie 400 mg viagra 100 mg cijena cialis 20 mg use cialis 40 mg india nexium 2mgs lexapro 10 mg online cheap viagra prescription nexium 10 mg praf doxycycline 100mg pneumonia propranolol 320 mg daily doxycycline 400 mg lyme viagra cobra buy kamagra jelly 200mg order cheap propecia cialis 36 hr mg generic cialis lowest online zithromax kopen cialis 20 mg etkisi doxycycline 100mg generic wellbutrin 200 mg reviews lexapro borderline review generic cialis generic synthroid problems lexapro generic available cytotec 200 mg dosage zoloft for borderline lasix 40 mg tablete zithromax 1 mg generic wellbutrin tablets lexapro 20 mg female doxycycline mg and cialis cheap cialis 10 mg tips pillole cialis online order zithromax powder 25 mg clomid success cheap gerne cialis augmentin de 600 mg cialis online london propecia generico 1 mg cipro 500 mg uses buy legit cialis tabs cialis online get diflucan online buy softtabs viagra viagra 50mg or 100 doxycycline doxin 100mg phenergan 20 mg erythromycin 500mg dosage cialis coupons 20 mg online viagra opinions buy 10mg cialis doxycycline 50mg 28 capsulespharmacy fungsi zithromax 500mg zoloft 1 mg 8 doxycycline 100mg buy viagra 100mg cialis 20mg splitting viagra satis 50 mg hydrochlorothiazide usp 25 mg buy strattera cipla cialis 10mg uk glucophage online order metformin mg pregnancy lasix comprar online zovirax 800 mg use viagra generico prezzi viagra dose 120 mg buy fake cialis doxycycline 500mg order cialis 20mg pricing buy cheap celebrex viagra online kuwait drug lasix 20 mg buying lisinopril online zithromax sachets 300 mg prednisone 40 mg glucophage online order dapoxetine buy canada kamagra 160 mg cialis generic alternative prednisone 60 mg asthma all cialis 20mg dosage propecia 5mg clomid mg bodybuilding priligy buy canada posologie diflucan 200mg valtrex 500 mg 10 tablet mg of phenergan order uk viagra am clomid 100mg generic levitra 10mg tetracycline 500mg antibiotics augmentin 250 mg 125 mg prednisone names generic cipro 5oomg cialis 40mg dosage viagra cinese 800 mg lasix 80 mg bid doxycycline 400 buy buy zithromax nz zithromax canada buy cheapest cialis net cialis 5mg nebenwirkung augmentin 625 mg tabletki cialis 5mg filmtabletta 14 strattera adults buy cialis 20mg dangers generico xenical orlistat obat cialis 10 mg buy viagra 10 milligram viagra cheap pattaya tetracycline capsules 500 mg buy internet viagra metformin 500 mg pills glucophage 500 mg uk mastercard cialis online zoloft sleeping disorder lexapro 20 mg drug cialis 5 mg x 4 buy online strattera cost generic wellbutrin propecia .25mg results ip generic cialis genuine clomid online prednisone 5mg wiki lisinopril 20 mg shape ebaytbuy viagra generic brand prednisone zoloft overdose 500 mg viagra order seized wellbutrin generic alcohol levitra 10 mg solubile 3 5mg of cialis generic viagra norge celebrex capsules 200mg lexapro generic info canadian cialis online cialis generico bh generic viagra directions buspar 15mg 150 mg of diflucan zithromax 500mg treat kamagra bulk buy 20mg levitra dosage zovirax tab 200 mg cheap est propecia wellbutrin de 300 mg viagra generic pills cheap viagra made bactrim generic form medikament levitra 20mg nexium 40 mg kopen lisinopril 40 mg pill lilly cialis online 20mg lexapro forums lexapro and generics buy viagra auckland lisinopril 5mg hairloss strattera buy online valtrex online kaufen aurochem cialis 20mg overnight viagra cheap viagra 500mg pills lexapro 70 mg overdose anxiety disorder zoloft online kaufen viagra levitra kaufen 10mg nolvadex astrazeneca 10mg levitra 10 mg dosaggio 15 mg prednisone metformin 500 mg xr buy cheap bactrim genericna viagra lisinopril 20 mg heumann prescription cheapest viagra augmentin 500 mg generic cheapest brand levitra generic brand propecia 40 mg dose cialis zovirax generic substitute cialis generic safe generic viagrageneric viagra buy cialis egypt healthdirect generic viagra generic levitra 2.5mg 150mg clomid triplets 2.5mg cialis results strattera 4 mg buy indian cialis buy Cialis 10 levitra 10 mg dosis prednisone 5mg inida nolvadex 20mg buy viagra online ratings buy viagra disqus pms cipro 1000mg buy cialis 10mg cialis 20mg canadian buying viagra china generic viagra dubai celebrex 100 mg bijsluiter doxycycline stemgent lexapro 2.5 mg efficacy generic augmentin 875 mg cialis 20mg sk prednisone 4 mg 6 days metformin 250 mg doxycycline de 100 mg efeito viagra 25 mg buy viagra sale valtrex buy generic buy synthroid t4 cialis splitting 20mg 2011 metformin tab 850 mg viagra brazil buy 60 mg lexapro ocd metformin hydrochloride 500 mg lexapro 20 mg precios xenical bula generico 500mg valtrex generic lexapro 10 mg buy levitra china cheap viagra london celebrex 200 mg 30 viagra online washington cialis 10 mg originale cheap cialis tadalafil generic cialis ireland 5 mg 36 hour cialis lexapro 20 mg forums kamagra buy uk buy viagra online 40 cialis 2.5mg generic clomid 150 mg online viagra online poland phenergan online uk zithromax 500mg philippines prednisone uses 20 mg metformin 500 mg reviews cialis 28 cpr 5mg purchase lisinopril online buy cytotec us buy viagra 50mg viagra 50mg canada strattera dosage 18 mg is 12.5mg viagra nolvadex 10mg tablet propranolol 10mg opinie viagra 100 mg n2 doxycycline acne 100mg buy clomid bangalore lasix 12.5 mg dogs cipro 500 mg prostat amoxil kapsule 500 mg metformin hydrochloride 1000 mg online medications cialis cialis 20 mg dose generic viagra 123 generic wellbutrin xl 2011 buy cialis 5mg doxycycline 100mg dogs 30 online levitra buy viagra 100mg info generic lexapro differences azithromycin zithromax 400 mg buy cialis au propiedades cialis 5 mg generic cialis alp 250 mg valtrex cialis 10 mg einnahme 50 to 100mg clomid lexapro 10 mg prospecto cytotec 400 mg propecia merck buy lisinopril 40 mg alcohol xenical cheap buy azitromicina zithromax 500mg lisinopril sandoz 30 mg zithromax 250 mg ulotka prednisone tab 5mg buy clomid mucinex levitra brand cheap viagra canadian online lisinopril 20 mg. contraindicaciones generic name prednisone nexium 40 mg prospektus order zovirax cream lexapro generic results reactions generic synthroid diflucan 150 mg ricetta propranolol anxiety 10 mg cialis online thailand clomid 100mg bleeding viagra online comprar whereto buy viagra amoxil de 875 mg viagra online help viagra online manly prednisone 20mg vidal generic wellbutrin 142 buy 5 mg prednisone metformin 500 mg.pdf generic lexapro us buy 2.5mg cialis propecia da 05 mg cialis generic opinion 100 mg of synthroid generic cialis price bactrim 480mgflagyl 200mg cheapest viagra 100mg augmentin 875 mg dosage cialis 20mg australien valtrex 1000mg lasix online cialis 100 mg yorum levitra 5mg effective buy zovirax cream 5 levitra 20mg alcohol buying strattera caps order glucophage online cheap viagra ads medomycin doxycycline 100mg pcos clomid 200mg viagra cialis generica uk cheap levitra cost 100 mg viagra lisinopril 30 mg tablet opiniones cialis 20 mg bactrim 800 mg used zoloft berapa mg buy us viagra 150mg wellbutrin xl viagra as generic synthroid generic 2011 get viagra cheap prednisone injection8 mg levitra 40 mg dosage buying viagra illegally generic for zithromax viagra online malaysia buy original propecia viagra online billigt paypal order viagra cheap viagra drugs zithromax 250 mg liquid cost generic augmentin online viagra wholesale cheap 5mg lisinopril lasix cleaning 20 mg cheapest cialis pro online order valtrex 10mg nolvadex ed xenical 84 120 buy germany wellbutrin 300 mg sigara

Search PetsWeekly

Free Kittuns... PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 04 November 2009 17:54

The sign on the mailbox post was hand-lettered on cardboard and read “FREE KITTUNS”. It appeared there two or three times a year, sometimes spelled this way, sometimes that, but the message was always the same.

In a corner of the farmhouse back porch was a cardboard box with a dirty towel inside, on which huddled a bouquet of kittens of different colours, mewing and blinking and waiting for their mama to return from hunting in the fields. The mother cat managed to show them enough interest for the first several weeks, but after having two or three litters per year, she was worn out and her milk barely lasted long enough for her babies to survive.

One by one, people showed up over the next several days and each took a kitten. Before they left the woman who lived there always said the same thing, “You make sure you give that one a good home – I’ve become very attached to that one.”

One by one, the kittens and their new people drove down the long driveway and past the sign on the mailbox post, “ FREE KITTUNS.”

The ginger girl kitten was the first to be picked. Her four-year-old owner loved her very much, but the little girl accidentally injured the kitten’s shoulder by picking her up the wrong way. She couldn’t be blamed really – no adult had shown her the proper way to handle a kitten. She had named the kitten “Ginger” and was very sad a few weeks later when her older brother and his friends were playing in the living room and someone sat on the kitten.

The solid white boy kitten with blue eyes was the next to leave with a couple who announced even before they went down the porch steps that his name would be “Snowy.” Unfortunately, he never learned his name and everyone had paid so little attention to him that nobody realised he was deaf. On his first excursion outside he was run over in the driveway by a mail truck.

The pretty grey and white girl kitten went to live on a nearby farm as a “mouser.” Her people called her “the cat”, and like her mother and grandmother before her, she had many, many “free kittuns,” but they sapped her energy. She became ill and died before her current litter of kittens was weaned.

Another brother was a beautiful red tabby. His owner loved him so much that she took him around to meet everyone in the family and her friends, and their cats, and everyone agreed that “Erik” was a handsome boy. Except his owner didn’t bother to have him vaccinated. It took all the money in her bank account to pay a veterinarian to treat him when he became sick, but the doctor just shook his head one day and said “I’m sorry.”

The solid black boy kitten grew up to be a fine example of a tomcat. The man who adopted him moved shortly thereafter and left “Tommy” where he was, roaming the neighbourhood, defending his territory, and fathering many kittens until a bully of a dog cornered him.

The black and white girl kitten got a wonderful home. She was named “Pyewacket.” She got the best of food, the best of care until she was nearly five years old. Then her owner met a man who didn’t like cats, but she married him anyway. Pyewacket was taken to an animal shelter where there were already a hundred cats. Then one day, there were none.

A pretty woman driving a van took the last two kittens, a grey boy and a brown tiger-striped girl. She promised they would always stay together. She sold them for fifteen dollars each to a laboratory. To this day, they are still together … in a jar of alcohol.

For whatever reason – because Heaven is in a different time zone, or because not even cat souls can be trusted to travel in a straight line without meandering – all the young-again kittens arrived at Heaven’s gate simultaneously. They batted and licked each other in glee, romped for a while, and then solemnly marched through the gate, right past a sign lettered in gold “YOU ARE FINALLY FREE, KITTENS.”

If you enjoyed this poem, you may also enjoy these stories:

 

blog comments powered by Disqus
Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013 17:10
 
RocketTheme Joomla Templates
Copyright ©2004 PetsWeekly All Rights Reserved