Cecil’s 10th Birthday!

Guess what? Cecil’s 10th birthday is coming up this Sunday! I can hardly believe it! When Adam and I adopted him back in 2007 he was just this tiny little peanut that barely weighed 2lbs.

We adopted him from my mom’s neighbor, Dale, who had recently taken in a cat that wasn’t fixed. ^ This was one of the first pics Dale sent us of Cecil. So. Much. Attitude. when he wasn’t even two months old yet!

At this time Cecil’s name was Wacko which does not fit him at all. He’s smart and playful but I wouldn’t describe him as wacko. I guess sometimes he can get a little wacko when he plays with his catnip carrot a little too much ;).


You know Adam and I are pretty over the top with this cat, so on Saturday we’ll be going to the pet store to buy his gifts, and of course I’ll wrap them up like I do at Christmas :). If you haven’t watched last year’s Christmas video here it is for your viewing pleasure!



(Who will never read this because he can’t read despite my best efforts to teach him. jk.)

Tell me something about your pet!
Are you an over the top pet parent too?
Do you find the term “pet parent” offensive? If so, what are you doing on this blog! πŸ˜€



  1. Audrey Stewart
    August 25, 2017 / 6:12 am

    So sweet! I shelter elderly cats. I have 12 at the moment. I also feed several feral colonies, which I do try and trap, so I can spay/neuter them, and find them homes. Some of them are on my Instagram page. I am new to Instagram, so my husband posts the pics. @stewartaudrey. If I can’t do anything else, I can make sure they don’t starve to death.

    • Kristina
      August 25, 2017 / 8:31 pm

      Audrey, you are an angel! <3

  2. Susan
    August 25, 2017 / 2:52 pm

    Happy Birthday, Cecil! What a cute kitty you were and now have all grown up into a big boy πŸ™‚ LOL.

  3. Kristina
    August 25, 2017 / 8:32 pm

    lol he is a big boy now … but also still a tiny baby!!!! πŸ˜€

  4. August 26, 2017 / 8:11 am

    Happy Birthday, Cecil!!! You are such a lucky little boy to have a mommy and daddy who love you so much. <3

  5. August 26, 2017 / 8:14 pm

    Awww Happy Birthday Cecil! I had to go look on my calendar to see how old my cat is (I know, bad parent!), but we did have to take our 8 year old cat Zoe to the vet last weekend. She had a temperature and wouldn’t eat anything. She looked terrible, all boney because she had lost weight. They had to give her fluids on the two times we took her in. It was really scary πŸ™ Her tests were all OK, and the meds have cleared any problems up, so that’s the great news!
    I hope Cecil enjoyed his day!