Wednesday, November 30, 2016

My Feral Friend Hobo

Hobo, last weekend
Took a walk down the street to see if my old friend Hobo was out and about, and was delighted to see his furry face again!  I did not bring any food (Note to self: ALWAYS stuff some kibble in your pocket if you are out visiting cat friends!), so after regarding me for a moment, he turned back to the door of the home where he's currently residing in the yard.

I so wish I could sweep him into my arms and muwa, muwa, muwa on that boy, but he's never allowed any touching.  Since he's 'living' with someone else, I guess I just have to visit from the other side of the fence, and send warm, loving thoughts as the temps begin to drop.

Hobo, when I was his mama
Hobo was responsible for bringing Sweetie to our door.  Now, since 2009, Sweetie is a full-time resident, while Hobo wandered down the alley to someone else.  Probably he gave up his territory to Patty O'Malley, who'd just appeared as a young unneutered male in 2013.  Hobo stopped visiting us before I was able to TNR Patty.  Not that neutering Patty has changed him much; he's got an abscess from a bite wound on his back that appeared over the weekend.  You know I'm watching him like a hawk!

As much as I love my Patty O'Malley, Hobo will always reign in my heart, and I hope to stay in touch with him, even if it means being a weird stalker cat lady to the guy who feeds him now.  

11 comments:

  1. waves two ewe hobo; ewe iz one total lee rockin dood ! we hope thiz message findz ya doin soooper grate; N hope ya continmew ta due soooper grate !!! sendin best bloo gil fishez ~~~~ ♥♥♥♥♥

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  2. Hobo is delightful and beautiful!

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  3. He's handsome. We're sorry to hear Patty has an owwie.

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  4. Sorry 'bout Patty. WE're sendin' purrayers. And sorry 'bout Hobo, maybe he'll wander back befur it gets too cold. Big hugs

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Raena

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  5. I loved meeting Hobo! I hope he spends more time with you in the future!

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  6. Hobo is very handsome. We're glad he has someone looking out for him...including you!

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  7. He is a cutie, I am glad you still get to see him.

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  8. It's always nice to see an old friend :-) Hobo is looking well fed and oh, so handsome!

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  9. MOL! Weird stalker cat lady, that's a new one. But whatever it takes, right?

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