Fond memories of my first cat

What was special about your first cat?

Growing up in the country, I had quite a few pets during my childhood. However, the first pet I owned as a grown-up (if you want to call a college student a grown-up) was my beloved Mewson. He was my first baby, and in a lot of ways, my first true love as well.

orange cat

If you’ve been following my journals and blogs online for a while, as I know some of you have, you know Mewson. He came into my life as a tiny little orange furball a decade ago, and I loved him as much if not more than any mother would love her child.

He grew to be a beautiful cat, and he was true friend. He was with me through some of the best and worst times of my life.

It is so amazing how huge an impact cats can have on our lives. There were times I could swear that Mewson could see right into my soul and his companionship is something that I will always treasure.

Orange Cat Photo

A few years ago another little orange kitten found her way into our yard, and because I have such a soft spot for orange tabby’s, I couldn’t turn her away.

We named her June, and while she is definitely a sweet cat, Mewson will always be my favorite. After all, He was my first cat — my first baby — and will always hold a special spot in my heart.

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