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Huckleberry Finds A Home

When he disappeared on us

November 9th, 2017 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

Oscar (left) and Andy (right)

Huck disappeared, he was just gone. Everybody, including Oscar and Andy kept a watch out for him. The yard just seemed so quiet, even with the raccoons visiting at night. Every time I went out back I found myself looking for him. After a year’s worth of visits, we realized just how much he had impacted our lives. We missed him, a lot. I kept his bed out for him, and looked for him every morning and evening. I knew he hadn’t gone “home” because our woods was Huckleberry’s home. If anybody would have gotten permission to handle the little Prince, it would have been David and I.

It was a long three and a half weeks. At that point I was certain I would never see him again. Then one evening after dinner, we went out to the back deck and I could not believe my eyes. He came crawling over from under the fence into the yard. He looked like hell. The way the late afternoon sun hit him you could see he had lost a considerable amount of weight. The sunlight showed his little ribs, and he was very skittish. He sat for a long time instead of coming over like he used to, and I ran inside to get him some food. When he finally came over to the food bowls, we noticed he had a bad limp. I tried so hard to get closer but he was so afraid that he just kept jumping back. Afraid to scare him totally off, I made sure his bed was down low enough and then we just let him be. I didn’t take pictures then, I was just so excited to see him. Yes.. I totally mushed out and cried.

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8 Comments so far ↓

  • Michelle

    awww I am glad he is home. Hope he is ok though

    hugs
    Michelle & Angel Sassy

  • benny55

    HOLY MOLY!!! THIS NEARLY SCARED ME TO DEATH!! I frantically read from one sentence to the next- WHEW!

    I quickly…and thankfully…realized this was a “history” update! OMC! What a relief!

    I know you were so happy when he showed back up. Apparently Oscar and Andy felt the same way! Love their pictures!

    Huckleberry, you have nooooo idea what a lucky kitty you are! 🙂

    Hugs!

    Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

    • paws120

      So sorry I scared ya, I am trying to get his story written 🙂 I am still blundering through it but I think I am starting to get it 🙂

  • jerry

    Whooooah scared the bejezus out of me too! So glad he’s ok. And you are NOT blundering, you told this so well it took me a while to realize it was a flashback. Whew!

  • Purrkins

    Ditto to all scared me too! That wouldn’t be the first escapee we have had likely why we all thought OH NO WHAT?!?!?

    No escaping Huckleberry! Your inside and safe now buddy!

    • paws120

      Ohh goodness, I understand now! I came in to the site to make a post and saw what you all saw… shaking my head…so sorry

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