Liz Erk (lizerk) wrote,
Liz Erk

Tastes Like Chicken...

The baby is definitely "Toby." I can't believe it's been a week already!

Today I brought Ginny some canned food, per usual. These last few days she's come out running to eat it before I even finished opening the can, bringing her less than 2 inches from my hands. Of course, when she realizes this, she recoils and hisses when I start putting food in the dish.

As I opened the can, she came running. But today was different. As soon as she got within 4 inches of the can, Ginny began hissing, waving her right front paw and backed up.

"What is your problem?" I asked her.

"Hisssssss," she answered. "Rewwwrrrrr."

I shook my head at her. I looked at the can. "Roasted Chicken." Then it occurred to me: the little freeloader doesn't like chicken! Every time I've fed her, it's been with a fish-based meal.

"Well, excuse me," I said to Ginny, while getting up off the floor. "I didn't realize we were so picky now."

I gave the canned chicken to the rest of the vultures and then returned to Ginny with a can of "Minced Salmon." Sure enough, the second I opened it she had her face practically in the dish. As soon as I finished scooping it onto the plate, she began gobbling it while growling at me.

"Gee, your welcome," I said.

In Toby news, he's getting BIG. And his eyes are opening!!

While Ginny ate and growled, I talked softly to Toby. He sat in the above position, slowly blinking his partially opened eyes and his ear twitching each time I spoke.

I just want to hold him, I miss the little guy. Of course, Ginny won't let me get any closer than 5 feet away without lunging at me. But I suspect he'll be walking on his own within the next week or so. Hopefully he'll come to me when I call to him and bribe him with treats.

  • Passion of the Crisis

    Everyone's 'favorite' "If-You're-Different-Than-Me-I-Hate-You" Ranter is back! Mel Gibson is currently filming for his role as The…

  • A New Breed of Gangs

    Last month I wrote about the uprising of the Yenta Carts/ Wide Wagons. For the most part I focused on their use as a weapon, but I had no idea they…

  • Kiss of (PR) Death

    Sandra Bullock should fire whoever told her this was a good publicity idea: Seriously, I know Sandra's been through a lot, but really.…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.