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I have to break this blog entry into two cats, one about Sophie, a feral black cat, and one about Zoey, an animal shelter rescue. This is the one about Sophie.
Sophie was a stray black cat that came to visit us on Thanksgiving Day in 2006, so we fed her some milk. After inhaling the milk, she left and didn’t return until Christmas Eve 2006. This time she stayed, and we named her Sophie.
We tried to convert Sophie into an indoor cat, but she just wasn’t happy being indoors for long periods of time. Sophie would show up at certain times of the day, meow very loudly to get inside to make sure her source of food was still here, and then take off for the wild outdoors again.
As the months passed by, we got her to stay inside for longer periods of time, but it was particularly difficult to get her to stay inside at night since that was her usual hunting time. We can’t count the number of gophers she caught, but her record was five in one 24-hour period. Lizards were another favorite, although she had more fun playing with them than making a meal out of them.
Sophie would follow us around when we were outside to make sure that we weren't going anywhere. The neighbors used to smile because we could go for a walk with this little black cat tagging along about twenty feet behind. If she lost track of us around a corner, though, she came a-gallopin' until we were again in her sight.
On September 19, 2007, Sophie was hit and killed by a car just a block away. We knew eventually that it would happen—a black cat at night on black asphalt, and outdoor cats don’t have near the life expectancy as indoor cats. A neighborhood woman was kind enough to take her ID tag off and call us, and she went back with some towels and wrapped Sophie up and placed her under some bushes on the curb for us. Sophie got a proper burial on Gopher Hill with a little memorial marker for her grave.
You can see my complete picture gallery of Sophie right here.
Coming up next: Zoey the cool cat, a rescue from the El Cajon animal shelter on September 20, 2007.
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