My Cat Chessie - 05/14/14

Have you seen the video of the cat saving a little boy from a dog attack? If not, check it out here: http://fox17.com/news/features/around-the-web/stories/cat-saves-boy-from-dog-attack-wztv.shtml#.U3OsNfldXAm

My jaw dropped when I first saw it, but then... I knew cats were smart.  They don't get nearly as much credit  as they should.  Sometimes I just don't understand why people don't like cats.  I love 'em!  Don't get me wrong, I love dogs too.  In fact, I have a dog named Casey.  But I've always had a soft spot for kitties. 

So, meet my kitty Chessie!  She's a calico cat that I rescued just a few days after starting my first job in Topeka, Kansas.  In a new state all by myself I needed a buddy, and she's been that for me for 8 years now.  I love her. 

 

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