She was such a tiny little thing! And I was amazed when they told me there was a brother to her who was even smaller and the “runt’ of the litter. Being so small and being a true albino that could never be in direct sunlight, I also wondered if she might have other problems such as a stunted reproductive system where she would never be able to have kittens and so getting her spayed wouldn’t be necessary. Time would only tell and boy howdy did time tell when it came!
Bethany went into heat about a month ago. It came on slowly at first and was actually very mellow. I had no idea that that’s what was going on until the second time she went into heat and was attempting to “seduce” one of the pups! lol Pretty soon it became very very evident and she was driving ALL of us nutz with one of her two moods. She was either in heat, howling all the time (day and night, night and day), rubbing against other kitties and either confusing them or irriating them, not to mention the dogs, or was being a complete and total bish and hissing howling and batting at us!!! It was to the point that if u even looked at her, I sware, she was growling at u!! It was a nightmare, if not highly irritating to the nerves, to say the least. I really don’t know how people can stand NOT to get their pets altered! UGH!!
I couldn’t wait to get her fixed, but unfortunately there was a line at my local vet and so I would just have to be patient until my turn for Bethany would come.
Meanwhile, I missed my sweet little one who was my best friend, loved to cuddle, be petted, and at times wanted me to hold her…yes a kitty who loved to be held and the center of attention!! But horror-and I do mean HORROR-mones had kicked in and had turned my sweet little girl and life for all of us here at Planet Kitty into a chaotic nightmare having to put up either with Miss Bethany’s terrible mood swings, or the terrible howling, NIGHT AND DAY!! UGGGHH!!!
AHhh but finally the time came for Miss Bethany’s appt with our vet to have that “EVIL” removed! lol I am SOO GLAD!!! SHe is home tonight after her surgery earlier today. Is a little confused, a little sore, but mostly QUIET as she recovers from being spayed. Ahhhhh we can relax!! Occassionally she will call out and I”ll call her name to reassure her that she’s home, but for the rest of us…OHHH THE WONDERFUL SILENCE!!! :o)
I go and check on her too because she was still feeling the after affects of the anethesia when I brought her home and so i just want to make sure she’s ok. She did do some crying in the car but that’s to be expected with being drowsy confused and scared, and probably not feeling fully up to par either, I’m sure.
Taking her to the vet this morning was a real trip too, I must say, the girl cussed me a blue streak all the way there! For a very small kitty, Miss Bethany sure does a WONDERFUL interpretation of a siren! Yeeeeesh!!!