The boys have been a little restive because we have a visitor. I had kept the bathroom door closed but the weather turned so hot in the afternoons that I decided to put the baby gate up at the bathroom door and open the bi-fold so Kennedy can get some air. “Hey, these are my people,” he says, seeing a crowd of cats who look a lot like him, solid black.
I don’t want them to come face to face yet, and though all of them spent the afternoon with me downstairs, one by one they all joined me when I went to my studio, with varying reactions: Giuseppe was afraid to walk past the open door, Jelly Bean cautiously snuck past, then ran, then came back and snuck past, and ran the other way, finally settling on the floor at a distanceand really only Mr. Sunshine eased himself up the baby gate to tell our visitor he was the boss. Kennedy was right there, waiting. I had to close the door as greeting hisses ensued.
Then they all joined me in my studio since they could safely walk past the door and the big mean black cat in there wouldn’t be able to get them. Jelly Bean stationed himself on the floor behind my chair and relaxed. I love the views from above.
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