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New kittens!!
« on: January 07, 2015, 09:52:32 AM »
6 or 8 months ago, as I was pondering the age of our cats, I suggested to hubby that we should get a Sphynx.  His reply at the time was "No, they're ugly!".  Whatever.

A couple weeks after we lost Murphy, he suddenly says, "You know, I think we should look into getting a Sphynx!"  I wanted to boot him upside the head, but refrained.  I'm a good wife.  LOL

So, we started looking around for breeders and found a decent looking one locally.  They test for HCM, which can be a big issue with Sphynx, she feeds raw from the start, and she had a boy available!  She does all their vaccines and altering before they go home, which is awesome.

Without further ado, meet Raith!



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He's such a snuggle bug.  And all he wants is to be with us.  He is a kitten, so he's curious beyond belief, and gets himself into trouble, and he frolics and plays and falls off things, but he's been very good for our hearts.  I'll try to remember to share more pics as he grows!
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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2015, 01:04:39 PM »
 :heart: He is adorable!!! XD seeing him, I want to crochet a sweater for him!

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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2015, 01:25:14 PM »
:heart: He is adorable!!! XD seeing him, I want to crochet a sweater for him!

I'm sure I'll be knitting some for him once he's fully grown.  LOL

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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2015, 03:23:03 PM »
Ah, the fine art of management. Making suggestions and laying wait until they become somebody else's idea for implementation.  :) The kitten is gorgeous and sounds like a total sweetie! These little guys look like a Botox before pic, even more so than the Shar-pei 'cause they don't grow into their wrinkles. I am happy to see that your cat-free existence lasted only a bit longer than my rat-free one did.
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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2015, 03:43:03 PM »
*thud!*
Goodness!! He is precious!! SO cute!  :heart: :heart:
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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2015, 11:04:55 PM »
He sleeps on me a lot, and tonight, this happened...




Random other pics.







And if that fleece thing around my neck looks familiar, that's because it's a ratoob.  LOL  Necessity is the mother of invention, and I needed to be able to snuggle him and use the computer at the same time.  LOL
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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2015, 11:17:51 PM »
OH GAWD
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The cuteness!!!
I need him in my life too. Do you rent out kitties? :wink5:
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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2015, 11:29:50 PM »
OH GAWD
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The cuteness!!!
I need him in my life too. Do you rent out kitties? :wink5:

Yes, but only on premises.  You can't check him out.  ;)

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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2015, 12:18:45 AM »
Oh my gosh what a cute little alien!

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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2015, 06:24:37 AM »
He's SO SO cute! You, him and the ratoob are all adorables. Coincidence: was watching a show on Netflix yesterday and two men had a lovely sphynx adult!
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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2015, 03:45:22 PM »
I don't use Facebook that regularly but since you started posting pictures of this guy I've been checking it every morning trying to get my Raith fix! I love sphynx cats- he is ridiculously adorable.
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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2015, 04:19:24 AM »
Oh, Raith is lovely!  I would love to have a Sphynx kitty, but Neal often says the same thing as your husband said... the 'ugly' thing.

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Re: New kitten!!
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2015, 11:38:05 AM »
If you're my friend on FB, you know that we went last week and got Raith a brother.  The breeder had asked us when we got Raith if we would be willing to take one of the outcross kittens (aka those with fur) at no additional charge.  Sort of a buy one, get one deal.   :yelcutelaugh:  At that point, we said we'd consider it, but that we'd likely be interested, since we weren't sure how long Isis would be around, and we'd need a buddy for Raith at some point.  Well, after Isis passed, the time table got pushed up a little.  She had a kitten that had been reserved, but the adopter had backed out, so he needed a place.  We went out to meet him, and brought him home.

He doesn't have a name yet, but he and Raith get along very well.  :) 









And of course, more pics of Raith!






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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2015, 05:55:17 PM »
 :shocked2: :thumbsup2:  I love them together!!

I checked to see what Raith means, and came up with this:

http://dictionary.sensagent.com/raith/en-en/

So my suggestions are either Thomas, or Ferguson.  But what do I know?  LOL!  I've never heard of the name Raith!

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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2015, 06:14:15 PM »
What cuties! :heart:
 Does the new kitty have a bob-tail or is it just my eyes playing tricks on me?
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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #15 on: January 17, 2015, 11:40:24 PM »
:shocked2: :thumbsup2:  I love them together!!

I checked to see what Raith means, and came up with this:

http://dictionary.sensagent.com/raith/en-en/

So my suggestions are either Thomas, or Ferguson.  But what do I know?  LOL!  I've never heard of the name Raith!

Raith's full name is actually Thomas Raith, named after a character in the Dresden Files series of novels.  ;)

And yes, the new kid is a bob-tail.  :)

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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2015, 08:57:23 PM »
Raith is so cute!  He looks so teeny compared to brother.  Are they the same age?

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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2015, 10:24:53 PM »
So cute..the both of them. Never knew kitties had so many wrinkles. Now Raith has someone to keep him warm.
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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #18 on: January 19, 2015, 11:46:39 AM »
Bob is adorable too. You are going to have so much fun with these two!  :balloon:
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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #19 on: January 20, 2015, 10:57:06 AM »
Raith is so cute!  He looks so teeny compared to brother.  Are they the same age?

The new kitty is actually a month (to the day) younger!  Raith was born October 4th, and Bob-tail (we still don't have a name for him..) was born November 4th.  :)

I think Bob will be the bigger of the two when it's all said and done, though. 

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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #20 on: January 31, 2015, 04:38:45 PM »
So, the bob-tail kitty has a name!  He is Marco.  :)  Some fun images for you!






















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« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2015, 01:49:41 PM »
Oh how sweet!  I love the picture where Raith is hugging Bob.   :heart: :D

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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2015, 02:46:45 PM »
They are two peas in a pod :heart:
I just love looking at Raith's wrinkles and big ears. The picture with his tongue out just kills me! He's so cute! ;D
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« Reply #23 on: February 25, 2015, 11:26:26 PM »
Cats are silly...  This is how I'm sitting in my chair tonight...  And yes, Marco is sleeping like that...




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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2015, 12:54:35 AM »
O.M.G.

I can't believe I'm just now seeing the illegal level of cute.

Damn you, woman.  I WANT them. Both.  ;D

My little American Hairless Terrier, Mina, says "Hi" to her feline cousins:





She's nekkid like Raith, and bob-tailed (natural) like Marco.
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« Reply #25 on: February 26, 2015, 09:02:55 AM »
Aww... Mina is adorable!  :)

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Re: New kittens!!
« Reply #26 on: February 26, 2015, 01:51:39 PM »
*swoons* I would love having a sphinx alien baby, but the cost of one from a (presumably) reputable breeder is so high!

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« Reply #27 on: February 26, 2015, 02:59:59 PM »
*swoons* I would love having a sphinx alien baby, but the cost of one from a (presumably) reputable breeder is so high!

And it's rare for them to show up in rescues, too.  And even when they do, they're expensive from rescues, as well.  We are thrilled with him, though.  :)

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« Reply #28 on: March 18, 2015, 11:18:29 PM »
One of those perfect timing pics...


Marco keeping me company after my eye surgery this weekend.






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That little bit of black fur is his tail...

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« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2015, 01:28:49 PM »
AAAWWWWW
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« Reply #30 on: May 01, 2015, 10:54:08 PM »
Chasing Da Bird tonight, and got this...


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« Reply #31 on: May 01, 2015, 11:39:08 PM »
HA!!!!! :yelcutelaugh: :heart: :heart: :heart:

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« Reply #32 on: May 02, 2015, 10:36:37 AM »
My husband called this shot the flying Sphynx sphincter.  :hyper:
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« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2015, 02:05:02 PM »
Hehe!

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« Reply #34 on: July 28, 2016, 06:27:04 AM »
Marybelle, the pictures are really nice.
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