Acquired: Other (stray, given cat by friend etc.)
Posted Mar 27, 2014
Peanut Butter (Peeb, Peebie) walked into my garden one spring afternoon, and I fell in love with her, this tiny kitten who should never have been on her own. Peeb is what I call a Calibby, she's calico in the front and tabby in the back, and is a demure little lady who is adored by her vet.
Like most domestic shorthairs, she grooms herself so well that I rarely do more than smooth her fur after I've been cuddling her. She's not an overly friendly cat, and doesn't usually bother with strangers, but she loves me and sleeps on top of me or beside me at night. She also accompanies me to the bathroom in the middle of the night, waits for me, then leads me back to bed. I think she thinks I'm going to get lost. She loves to sleep inside my cardigan during the winter. She's not too crazy about her big, galumphing brother, but holds her own.
While she tends to be less dependent and overtly affectionate than her brother, I think she worries more when I'm out of the house. I say that because when I come home I get scolded and then cuddled. I'm not sure she's as smart as her brother, but that could simply be because she expresses herself differently.
Peeb is just a delight. I'm so grateful she chose my garden.