Wordless Wednesday: The Seven-Year-Old finally gets her kitten

Introducing Canelo, our new super sweet and snuggly 4 month old kitten.

Canelo discovered our sunroom at 9:30 a.m. yesterday morning. He didn't leave it until well after 5 o'clock last night. (Photo: Shala Howell)

Canelo, keeping an eye out for that Hound. (Photo: Shala Howell)

The Seven-Year-Old is over the moon, and reads Canelo a bedtime story nearly every night. According to the Seven-Year-Old, Canelo simply adores Sherlock Holmes, although he wishes he would hurry up and catch that big dog already. Hounds that size have no business being on the loose.

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, or musing about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.wordpress.com.
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6 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: The Seven-Year-Old finally gets her kitten

  1. Victoria says:

    The adorablenes is overwhelming! (Very nice picture, btw!)


  2. sheila says:

    bird watching is my guess!
    Love, Gran


  3. rayworth1973 says:

    We’ve had a few kee kats over the years but prefer dawgs.


    • Shala Howell says:

      Well, someone needs to give them a good home. 🙂

      We thought long and hard about getting a dog instead, but decided, somewhat reluctantly, that we were not up to providing the level of care a dog would require. Seeing all the good dog owners in Chicago walking their dogs faithfully every six hours in the midst of one polar vortex after another might – just might – have contributed to that decision.


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