Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Good Day for me, not so much for Goldie

I was finally able to get into my sewing room today! I didn't do that much sewing, but I was able to organize a bit. I also got Hawaiian Hug basted, finally!

Poor Goldie was spayed today. Last week she started giving the signs to male cats that she was "available." It got so bad on Thanksgiving Day that Parker was really freaked out. He came to me in a panic, "Mom, there is something really wrong with Goldie!" Thank goodness he has been studying life cycles of plants and animals at school because "mating" was a term he was familiar with. We explained that Goldie was ready to mate and were able to leave it at that. I didn't expect to have to do this until January, based on the age information we got from the woman who gave us Goldie. Either the woman was a little off in her birthday calculations, or Goldie matured a little faster than most cats. We picked her up a little while ago and she has hunkered down in safe place.

Poor baby! I know it hurts. I paid extra so she could have the post-surgery pain medication. They said it would last for at least 36 hours. I know she appreciates it.

I have made a little progress on this recently.

I have some beads and cording set aside for embellishments. I also got some white buttons, but I don't think they will work for this. They are "too new." Maybe I will be able to find some old white buttons that will work. If not, I'll just use something else!


Melissa said...

Poor baby! But it will be better for her and everyone else down the road. We made the mistake of allowing our female cat to go into heat. At first it wasn't too bad. After about 4 years we'd had enough and got her spayed. Unfortunately, the behavior continued!! Younger is definitely better.

D'Anne said...

We had our kitten spayed this weekend also. I felt so bad for her when she came home. Luckily she slept alot and when I woke up in the morning I caught her getting her tail again. So I think she was feeling better. Now she is back to her chipper self only 3 days later.

Mama Pea said...

Poor kitty. We need to get our cats spayed, too. I am waiting for the 6 month mark...

What sort of white buttons are you looking for? I have those cool ones I got on eBay if you want some. But I think they are off white. Don't know if that would work for you.