Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Stryder turned five on April 1st. He is the one who enjoys playing with toys the most. Scotchy will play with them occasionally, but Stryder is the one who lays claim to all toys coming into the house and gets the most enjoyment out of them. He also enjoys going outside a lot. This got him into a bit of trouble when he was just a very young cat. Stryder is one of Sugar's five kittens, all boys. Two of them were adopted by some people who own a farm and three of them stayed with Kellykat. Frodo, Gandalf and Stryder all liked to go outside and romp in the grass. There is a formerly feral cat who lives next door named Lucky and he really likes to roam. Frodo started hanging around with him and went off with him one day, never to return. Then Gandalf started hanging around with Lucky and went off with him, also never to return. Then it was Stryder's turn. He also went off with Lucky and disappeared, but he came back after two weeks. Kellykat rushed him to the vet to make sure that nothing untoward had happened to him while he was gone. He was fine, but the vet recommended that it was time to have him neutered. Stryder got the operation and has stayed close to home ever since.

                                       Stryder loves to play with his toys.
                                       The catnip inside them gives him joys.
                                               Now he's running around
                                               With his paws off the ground
                                        After playing with his catnip toys.


♥Da fambly cat-a-blog kitties♥ said...

It's a good thing to be neutered and a good thing to stay inside, too, because then you don't have the worry of getting lost or begin beat up by bigger mancats.

-d ma said...

sounds like stryder sowed his wild oats and now has a great home.

Gattina said...

That's a good thing. All cats should be neutred,would avoid a lot of cat misery and unhappiness of the owners.

Shilgiah the Cat said...

Very nice limerick for Stryder.

He is a lucky cat to be neutered. I wonder if neutering makes cats like catnip toys and other cat toys better?
Your friends,
Shilgiah, Tommy and Hope

Katie and Da Katz said...

oh dats a goods limerick fur you Stryder!! luv, Katie Too

Fanks for bidding on Lion baby number 2! Ifns noboddy else bids, we lets you know exact postage fur him... I will have to train him to jump inna box fur Mom!

Daisy May.

The Monkeys said...

Cute limerick! Thankfully Stryder is neutered now and has more time to play with his toys

Shadow / Molly said...

hehe Stryder yoo want to come play wif Trooder and his toys? We fink its funny dat he loves to bat stuff around so much!

Diamond said...

It is strange that some cats are addicted to catnip and others really don't bother with it. I don't bother with it much, but cats who visited me from next door used to flatten my catnip plant by rolling on it.

Samantha, Mr. Tigger and Maverick said...

WOW!! What a story! We are glad Stryder now hangs around the house! And we are so sad that Sugar went to the Rainbow Bridge! We will miss her! Mom finally has the house ready to sell and now has time so we can visit our furiends!! We have missed you!!
Your FL furiends,

Samantha, Mr. Tigger and Maverick said...

PS: When you have some time could you please do a Limerick for Maverick!! We swear he is half cat!! He likes to sleep on the back of the couch and always wants to eat our food! Hehehe! Thanks!
Your FL furiends,

Tenny said...

I heer ya on the hole nooter thing. Kitten Spencer still has to git his done. I can't wait for him to calm down and quit jumping on me! Thanks for coing by to help me celebrate my Gotcha Day yesterday. It wuz a good one!

Katie and Da Katz said...

Weze desided sumpin... Deb of the Taylor cats wants da kitty and bear so bads she said we cood puts dem in da same box!

So we said hur coods havs dem... dat meens you iz da winnur of Lion Baby 2!

Him iz 10.00 (your bid) plus sum postage.

We will takes him to da postie and gets him weighed. Shood havs hims postage sorted out by tomorrow.

Katie Too

Brian said...

Oh lovely Stryder, one of these days you will realize how lucky you are to be so loved.

Debra Taylor said...

Thank you so much for your encouragement and for stopping by to read and comment!

Would you add me to your blog roll?



----- Original Message -----
From: Karen Jo
To: dtconsult@cableone.net
Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 12:53 AM
Subject: [Homeless Cat Care] New comment on Panther Learns to Trust.

Karen Jo has left a new comment on your post "Panther Learns to Trust":

Panther and all the other cats are very lucky to have you looking out for them. I'm happy that Panther finally decided that it was safe to come inside, so she could be cared for more fully. You are doing a wonderful thing by helping out all these cats.

Posted by Karen Jo to Homeless Cat Care at July 28, 2009 12:53 AM

Thoughts said...

Glad Stryder came back home, the loss of two cats would be absolutely the worst fate I could think of...


Princess said...

yowie, Stryder is one handsome kitty. He looks in great shape too, must be all of that activity with his toys!

superb limerick Karen Jo

Grrreta said...

Great limerick! We're very glad Stryder returned home.

Katie and Da Katz said...

Sumbuddy wrote silly stuffoms agin in ur commints... now u hazta delete dat!! =^..^=

Andywayz, da lion baby is in hims box and reddy to ships 2 u!!

Hims postage is 2.60 first class
or 4.95 Priority.

Sense we lives in a postal hub, First class will get to you furry fast!!!

Pleze use our donates button ifns u can to send ur bid + postage.

Ifns u wants to snail mail a check, pleze writes to our email: laugh_safely at Yahoo.com.

Purrs and Paddy Paws,
Katie Too

Shadow / Molly said...

Fank yoo fer stoppin by TT's memorial Wednesday. It was great to see so many happy memories of our TT Girl.