No luxurious gifts this year, instead we chose to save a life. Presenting our newest baby: 6 month old Socrates Charlie Oscar.
Oscar was his name when we got him. I always wanted an orange cat but because our 3 where unplanned rescues we didn't "pick them out." We decided there is lots of room in our house and hearts for another kitty, and we pray Soren can have a buddy as he rejects my other 2 boys. A kitten is non-threatening. We hope! Or I will have 3 cat apartments in my house LOL!!!
We wanted to name our next cat Socrates, and he is very shy and contemplative, so it fits.
His middle name is after my dear friend Katie's 19 year old cat Charlie. He was an orange cat too, and Spartan loved Charlie. We hope Oscar reminds him of his buddy who has crossed the rainbow bridge. My friendship with Katie started over our mutual love of cats! I never got to meet Charlie but I know I would have loved him. I feel Charlie's love and want to keep it alive and honour that.
So that is how we named this beautiful baby boy: Socrates Charlie Oscar. Our Christmas Eve baby.
January 02, 2016 Update:
Socrates (Oscar) my new rescue kitten played with Søren (my last rescue, a stray) for over an hour and now they are both sleeping with my husband in his (the cat's) room! Friends! Yah! Now Søren has a friend and he will be much happier I know. Always adopt in 2's please.
In another week Spartan then Shepherd accepted the kitten. But Socrates is Soren's BFF. Soren cries if the kitten is not with him. Soren is much happier and more relaxed now that he is not "outnumbered."
FYI Socrates is from the Kingston Animal Rescue.