In photos from this day in August 2010, Dickie, Kelly and Cookie have a chain reaction bath. You get a free bath, you return the favor by giving a free bath to someone else.
First, Dickie, the main bath giver of the time, stopped Kelly and gave her a bath as she was walking past him. She liked Dickie but was always a little uncertain because he was soooo big—bigger than any of the Fantastic Four—but he was very gentle and very good-humored. Still, he had to reach out and lick Kelly as she was walking past in order to convince her it was okay.
Then she stopped and, as you can see, thoroughly enjoyed her facial.
Then Kelly needed to work out her pent up wonderful feelings on someone else, and there was Cookie.
Cookie wasn’t really big on getting a bath from someone else, maybe a few licks were okay, but she understood Kelly, though I could tell she was waiting for it to be over.
Just a wonderfully sweet moment of memory.
Note the classic cat beds: a pineapple box with papers in it. They enjoyed it until it fell apart.
I first published this series of photos last August 26 as “Vintage Photos”, then changed definitions on myself: “vintage” are older photos on film, but “archives” are older digital photos. Just so you know. I really wanted to share this series again on its own. You know Cookie and Kelly, and Dickie was a foster kitty for a year.
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