Ada’s Gotcha Story


cute rescued tabby kitten lap cat

Ada the little tabby

Written by ©Margarete (flickr: Margarete).

It is 3 years since my “old” cat Bella passed away aged 18 (she looked very similar to Ada and was also aged 3 months when I found her dumped) and I did not feel ready to replace her but finally a friend convinced me and took me to Lort Smith Animal Hospital the very same day so I wouldn’t change my mind.

I was looking at the older cats, and he was looking at the kittens and said “here, this is the one!” Ada was confident and friendly as well as cute, so I agreed. The Lort Smith staff told us she had already been adopted by someone else and (unbelievably!) returned after one night.

cute rescued tabby kitten

When we got home she did not hide, just walked comfortably around investigating her new surroundings. Just 2 days later she had something wrong with her eye – it was only half open and she kept on blinking it, so we have been on lots of visits to the vet (who says it is a virus) and she needs drops in her eye 3 times a day. She doesn’t fight and claw, lets us put the drops in – she is so sweet-natured.

She likes company and is very curious and energetic too. Her favourite is playing hide-and-seek. She’s grown a lot in the last 4 weeks but she has a squeak instead of a real “meow”. She has a lovely loud purr too. And I’m very happy that Ada has chosen to sleep on my bed every night!

Photos courtesy of ©Margarete (flickr: Margarete).

cute rescued tabby kitten hiding behind shoe

cute rescued tabby kitten yawns

cute rescued tabby kitten big yawn

cute rescued tabby kitten in a box

"Nom nom nom!"

cute tabby kitten

cute rescued tabby kitten playing in laundry bag

cute rescued tabby kitten in red bag


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27 Responses to “Ada’s Gotcha Story”

  1. Liza says:

    Love the story and the photos!!!!

  2. siew eng says:

    the nom nom look is too cute. she's like, hmmm…not quite cordon bleu's standards. i might have a word with ratatouille to take over this fellow if he doesn't perform up to mark again.

  3. Arlene says:

    Thankfully a wonderful person like you adopted this beautiful little girl!

  4. Beverly says:

    She's precious!!! I'm so glad she found her furrever loving home! :)

  5. Starla says:

    That's an awfully big mouth on that kitty! She's sweet!

  6. curator says:

    I could smooch every spot she has.

  7. Norm says:

    Cute, cute, Kitty Cat!

  8. sea says:

    Awww Ada is a very beautiful tabby!!

    In "This is MY box!" you can see her very smart eyes. Lovely!

  9. OmegaFox says:

    she was returned?? what… my brain is trying to understand why she was returned. i mean, you get a cat like that, you already have to be thankful that she isn't panicky, clawing at you and stuff.

    i just can't get it around my brains. it's too sad to know that some people actually adopt and return just as soon. (although i should probably be happy Ada was even returned, not left outside to fend for herself.)

  10. jaycee says:

    Thank you for sharing ADA'S story

    What a beautiful girl…I just Love your

    pictures and her cute poses

    So Adorable! I AM HAPPY YOU CHOSE HER!!

  11. Marilyn says:

    Lovely story and beautiful kitty!

  12. sandie ;) says:

    What beautiful markngs your Ada has! She was returned in a day so YOU could adopt & LOVE her!!!

  13. Lashantina says:

    she has such a special face! Love her and cherish her!

  14. beckyl says:

    i can't believe she was returned. it sounds to me like she's a perfect kitty!

  15. Myla says:

    Cute cat.

    I am wondering about her name. How did you pick it?

    I guess you probably know that Ada Lovelace was the world's first programmer…

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Lovelace

    :D

  16. KellyAnne says:

    What a sweet silly face! I love an outgoing cat.

  17. Dorothy says:

    What lovely markings and mischievous face!

  18. marilia says:

    I love this big mouth!!!!! Kisses Ada!

  19. Dee says:

    I love her cute expression, Ada is sure a cutie!

  20. Iffat says:

    She has such beautiful markings.

  21. Gloria says:

    This is such a great story, it brought tears to my eyes, So happy that she found a wonderful home Hugs to you both…OXO

  22. Gloria says:

    This is such a great story, it brought tears to my eyes, So happy that she found a wonderful home . I hope you have a long and happy life together…

  23. farahnaz says:

    smart and so ccccuuuutttteeeeeee

  24. Roman says:

    Last pic: “I made you a cookie but I eated it.”

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