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Saturday, July 31, 2010

My Meeting with Calico!

Tail wags, dear friends. It's me, Stormy, today! I hope all of you enjoyed seeing and hearing about Zim and Ammy's adventure at the park! Dave and I found plenty of wonderful things to do this past week, too. In fact, one day, when I was out walking Mom, who did I see but Zim's friend the Calico Cat!

Calico is still pretty shy around us, but I thought I'd see what I could do to win her over. I moved toward her very slowly. Here is a collage of my approach:


Isn't she a lovely kitty? I didn't want to push things with her, so I looked to the side a lot (kitties and pups alike appreciate that sort of approach - it's not as scary!) and kept things at a calm, peaceful pace. I stopped about 2 feet away from her, then just gave her gentle, slow tail wags. Here's a very short video:

That's as much as we did that day - I didn't want to try for too much too soon. Next time I see her, I'll try to get a little closer. I'll keep you posted on my progress!

Have a wonderful day, everyone!

Tail wags,


  1. You will win her over one day. Keep up with just a little bit at a time. Then she will be wrapped around your paw. She's pretty. Have a great weekend.

  2. Hi, Stormy!
    She did not run away from you, so I think next time you can get close to her and maybe have a nice chat!
    Happy saturday!
    Kisses and hugs

  3. Stormy, you did great!! That's a pretty calico kitty and she didn't run at all. Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

  4. What a pretty kitty! Love your straight-ahead ears Storms - you look very cautious and polite! But we can't get into your movie, sadly. When we come back, we'll try again!
    Big Hugs xoxoxoo
    Sammie and crew

  5. Storm, you are such a sweet, gorgeous girl and Calico Cat is a beautiful girl too=you two make lovely friends!...We're sure she will warm up to your special, outgoing personality; who could resist you, sweetie=we know we never could!...Happy day...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

  6. Nice job, Stormy. That cat will be your best friend in no time!

  7. Stormy, your meeting with Calico went very well! She wasn't scairt of you or anything. Maybe she'll follow you home and be your new sisfur!

  8. I think you are definitely on your way to being friends! How could she resist you?!

  9. Stormy..each time a bit closer. Try to appear smaller than what you are
    Benny & Lily

  10. Go very slow Stormy. We haven't learned that approach yet. Hey if they run you have to chase them right?
    Mom and Dad are trying to get us to get along with our 2 cats. Well there is lots of tearing around so not much progress yet...

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  11. Woos Stormy! Wooos, the kitty did not run away! I guess woo are much more patient than I am. Better be careful she will be moving in with woo next, eating woo food, sleeping on your bed..
    ~husky kisses~
    -Kira The BeaWootiful

  12. We thinks that kitty is purrty! Stormy! You are so good to look to the side that way! If it was me would be out of there if I thought you were giving me the eye too much!!

  13. Hi Storm!
    Wow! you're lucky to be so close to that kitty kat, and so calm too!
    I gotta hand it to you, will power!!
    Have a nice day and hi to thet rest of the army!


  14. good job stormy! darwin pounces over to see our neighbor cats and usually scares them off.
    I'll have her watch your video to learn the correct way to meet a kitty.

  15. I just know you're going to be friends one day Stormy!


  16. Phew! My J said she had the goose bumps watching you there dear Stormy! I have no idea why goose should have bumps, nor why my J should have them - humans are a race apart me thinks from us intelligent beings. According to her, it is something to do with a BAD experience with C.A.T.s. Nothing to do with me, I hope.

    Moving on, I wondered which of your excellent brothers and sisters, you looked at while you weren't pushing things?

    I mean, you wrote "you looked to the Sibe a lot?" well which one? and why did't we get a pic of Zim, Amber or darling Dave?

    I leave you with my learnedless, or should I bark, learnedness.....

    Confused Marvin xxxxxxxxxx

  17. You play it very calm...great job. But be careful those things can make you bleed TRUST ME!

  18. Oh Stormy - you were GREAT with Calico Cat! So calm and gentle! I sure hope you see her again soon!

    Honey the Great Dane