Watch out for the "blurbies" if you haven't heard them yet. They will come. Quite natural. They were the inspiration for the "blurbies" of the Warner Bros. cartoon characters. Shaking of the head with a slightly open mouth and a very watery sound emanates: blurby-blurby-blurby for a few seconds.

Do very much love that kiwi slice pillow you've bought for her. Hope she appreciates it as much.

Poor thing wasn't neutered, and that will help some. But, of course, all calicos are sterile. And she is so delicately shaded for a calico. So pretty.