Well, after over ten years, two countries, a child... Andrew and I have finally gone and made the plunge together... meet Lucky:
We aren't sure if that will be his permanent name - but that was the name the Forgotten Cats shelter had given him. He's a delightful guy - somewhere between 2 and 5 - and this next picture really shows his personality:
He's a rather mellow lap cat! This afternoon he couldn't make up his mind between Andrew and me - he kept moving from lap to lap to get pets and love.
"A-ha... I have them right where I want them... muwha-ha-ha-ha!"
He also seemed very interested in what the Comcast Cable guys were doing outside:
We had one little peeing incident tonight. He was in Andrew's lap, then came up to snuggle in mine and all of a sudden I feel HOT! I am not sure whether he was just comfortable and let it go or what. He doesn't have any history of this problem and he is litter-trained. Andrew rushed him downstairs and re-acquainted him with the litter box while I cleaned up the mess and ran out to the pet supply store to get some anti-stink spray. For tonight he is sleeping in the basement where we have his litter box (we put his bed and food down there tonight as well). Anyone have any advice?