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27 August 2007 @ 11:51 am
Yeep!  
The trip to Philly is a little over a week away! Crap. And I remembered I forgot to order the tickets for the Tippler Tour. Must do that today. Also need to put together we need for Sparrow for Jen's house while we're gone. We're driving the cat up to Fremont since we don't know anyone here that can look after her while we're gone.

Speaking of cats... talked to mum, and they've taken in another stray. Father found him at the market. He was skin and bones and the side of his face was black and he couldn't even meow. They took him to the vet, and she said he was clipped by a car and the inside of his face was all infected from the blow. He couldn't eat because of the damage. So she gave him antibiotics and vitamins and said he's around ten but in very good shape considering. Mum says he's starved for affection too. They're keeping him in the back bathroom for now, till he's stronger, and when they go visit, he climbs into their lap and promptly falls asleep. He's already put on weight and started meowing a few days ago.

 
 
 
Full Circlesteelvictory on August 27th, 2007 07:45 pm (UTC)
No way! I'll be here while you're in Philly!

What day are you coming and going home? Maybe I can sneak up there one evening to meet you guys.
Ithithildyn on August 27th, 2007 08:28 pm (UTC)
I'm waiting to finalize plans with a friend from NJ. I don't know which day we're seeing her right now.

We get in Wednesday dinner time. Thursday is a free day, Fri/Sat/Sun is con stuff, we go home Monday.
bleukittiebleukittie on August 27th, 2007 08:43 pm (UTC)
Registration is at 4 pm, so you're on your own until then. The Meet and Greet starts at 7:30-8, so you've got time for dinner.
Ithithildyn on August 27th, 2007 08:47 pm (UTC)
Yeah, but I feel bad having someone truck all the way there and then tell them, sorry, I'm ditching you at 7pm :)
Jhava: GEN_Monty the Wisejhava on August 27th, 2007 09:22 pm (UTC)
Awwww. That stray kitty is very fortunate indeed! ::hugs to your family for taking him in::
Ithithildyn on August 27th, 2007 11:43 pm (UTC)
This is the third one from the area. Little Sinclair didn't make it. He died a few months after I rescued him. Willow was number two, and I think she's about a year old now. She's a little terror :)
endaewen: catendaewen on August 27th, 2007 11:07 pm (UTC)
That is one lucky cat. I'm glad it's got a happy home now.
Ithithildyn on August 27th, 2007 11:43 pm (UTC)
Yeah, he probably wouldn't have lasted much longer.
Rachel: Braver Smarter Strongerdragon_within on August 28th, 2007 12:48 am (UTC)
Lucky kitty!
Trystan: Flying Spaghetti Monstertrystan830 on August 28th, 2007 01:14 am (UTC)
Philly!!!!! EEEEEEEEE!! (ok, i'm 1/2 northeast of NE Philly but close enough)

have a cheesesteak while you're here!! :D

and soft pretzels. ;)
Ith: Art - Wildwoodithildyn on August 28th, 2007 01:16 am (UTC)
Seriously? Wow!

Yes, cheesesteaks are a must have! YUM!!!
Trystantrystan830 on August 28th, 2007 01:30 am (UTC)
yep... i'm closer to Trenton, NJ, actually. can see it from my back windows. ;)

yes - and NOT with that cheese-whiz stuff.
Trystan: furry kidstrystan830 on August 28th, 2007 01:15 am (UTC)
and that's great about the kitty - your parent are very cool people. :D
pat: HC Danpensivepat_t on August 28th, 2007 01:35 am (UTC)
I am so going to be busy all week before Philly. Hope I remember everything I need.

What a lucky little cat to find your Dad. And how wonderful of your parents to take the poor thing in.