The New Cat

Written by: Andrea Dietrich

I set her on the floor. Two eyes, like bright periwinkle blooms, peered out from a brown masked- bandit face. Lilah, our Blue Calico, warily approached this strange intruder. And I looked on, unsure how they’d react; then Lilah hissed! Extending a leg, Lilah took a swipe. at our new kitty; Sooky stood her ground. Seeming unruffled, she struck back with one small paw. . . Two weeks later, I watched Lilah gently lick the face and tummy of her new-found little friend.