Vidalia has a simply fabulous feline personality. She is very laid back and loves absolutely everybody. And she welcomes affection from everyone. Granted, Vidalia doesn't exactly care to be picked up, even by me, but once she is in my arms she settles down for loving. She does melt into my lap in the midst of other felines on a very regular basis. . . essentially whenever I sit on the couch. Given we trapped Vidalia as a pregnant adolescent, it is amazing how well she has adapted to indoor life. I still have to snicker at what a laidback momma she was to her six kittens. Remember, she was a youngster, so I strongly suspect she was a first-time momma. And she seemed a wee bit clueless. Vidalia wasn't fastidious about cleanliness, leaving Bogart the job of cleaning her crew, a role he cherished. I didn't realize how extremely casual her parenting approach was until we trapped a pregnant Moonshine (who is doing fabulous in her two-feline household, how wonderful to get updates). Moonshine maintained a tight ship, requiring bathing before meals. Honestly? I think Moonshine was the better momma, but who knows how many litters she had before I took her in for her surgery. Regardless, Vidalia takes a laidback approach to life no matter what comes her way. Even giant furbags. What a beauty she is, both inside and out.
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