Tuesday, August 4, 2015

My friend Hobo

Almost one year ago, I met up again with my first backyard feral, Hobo (read post here).

I love Hobo, and have missed him since he decamped from our feeding station about the same time Patty O'Malley appeared.  Yesterday, I re-discovered him at the same address as last year, so these folks are obviously feeding the cat, at the minimum.  I could not tell if there was a shelter for him.

There was no one around, so I gave Hobo a bit of kibble that I'd stashed in my pocket.  I will try to communicate with the people at this house, just to understand how they are caring for Hobo.  If they need a shelter, I'll build one!  The hubby and I are getting pretty good at building them, and I've got plenty of silver-wrapped insulation (for duct work) to use.

Hobo was not overly friendly with me yesterday, but he always stayed at arms length.  Yet Hobo blinked at me, which I interpreted as 'Hello, nice to see you again'!  What a wonderful way to end my evening walk around the 'hood.

I am happy to find Hobo again!

7 comments:

  1. I would definitely take that blink as meaningful. Cats never forget kindness, ever. It's so nice that you two saw one another again!

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  2. It's always good to see old furriends again.

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  3. Wow, how wonderful you met your old friend! I agree that his blinking at you was to say hello. Kitties do remember the kindness and friendship they received.

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  4. dood...~~~~~ waves....

    itz aye oh kay ta trust chuck's mom & dad...they iz good peepulz buddy... sew if ya knead a houz ta call yur own.....let em build ya one

    all rightie!!! ♥♥♥

    chuck...way awesum oh yur mom & dad ta help out hobo....headbonx ~~~

    ♥♥♥

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  5. I am glad you got to see Hobo, he is a handsome fella. I hope he has a shelter for the winter.

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  6. Hobo is very handsome. We hope he's being taken care of.

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  7. if you haven't seen him for a year and he is still around, I would think that someone is taking care of him and that's a GOOD thing!

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