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It was a beautiful smoggy day in So. California and we were moving in to our new home. It was our dream home, big yard, a lot of trees, patio, all great. We had been moving our things in all day and so we decided to stop and rest.

We were having some lunch and sitting a few feet away was this pretty cat. She was so busy grooming herself she did not even notice us. She was a cream color with blue-grey feet ears and tail. She also had big round eyes...Blue. We called her Twinkle because of her big eyes. We were pretty sure that she lived in our yard.

Twinkle like to be around us but would not be touched. We fed her but we were pretty sure the neighbors fed her too. We were in the center of the cultisac where four backyards shared the same block wall with us. We had not lived there very long before we started getting gifts. It seems that Twinkle was a mouser. She would bring us a gift almost every day. We will not go into how many partial birds and lizards we received. She brought us a woolen scarf, many white children's socks, work gloves and assortment of greasy rags. We even got a child's sweater. I would wash them and keep them in hopes someone would claim some of them. Finally the neighbor on the right of us asked us if we saw her garden gloves and of course we had them. We had never found the owners of the other things

It was so cute to see Twinkle bringing our gifts and sometimes dragging them if they were a little large for her to carry. We could not have bird feeders to protect the birds from Twinkle. She got so she would allow us to pet her and she would rub on your leg.

She was an outside cat. We never had her in the house. We had two inside cats that didn't go out and Twinkle who never came in. If we had company in the patio, Twinkle never came out where we were. She was not fond of a lot of people. When the company left she would be around again.

When the weather was bad, Twinkle would get in the boat under it's cover. She was very clever. All those things that Twinkle gave us were never claimed. I could just imagine some mother scolding her child for loosing their socks. Well that's it for now, see you next time.?


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Thanks Sharon for that walk down memory lane. :)

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Thanks for reading it.

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  about 5 years ago

Such a sweet story Sharon! My wife and I love cats and really enjoyed this read.

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  about 5 years ago

Thanks

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