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Monday, November 29, 2010

Not again

Last week Monday I took Tucker and the barn kitties to the vet, they were all scheduled for "the cut". I know a lot of people don't fix their barn cats but I didn't want to have kittens to find homes for, and I didn't want a bunch of unfixed toms around to spray everywhere either.
Tucker got checked in first. Dr F looked him over and checked a few things I was concerned about (eyes, heart... both are fine) and then we got to work checking in the cats.
You may remember that I discovered awhile ago that one of my girl kitties, Olive, ended up being a boy and renamed Oliver. Dr F and I were talking about this as she was checking out Evie and she said "So, what do you want to rename this one?"
"NO way" I said as she turned Evie's butt to me so that I could see that yes indeedy she was a HE.
Dr F laughed and said "I'll just put down Evan for now and you can call us later and let us know what his name is."
To make it a bit more funny? The girl I got "Evie" from is a true blue farm girl that worked at the vet clinic and is one of my friends from work (at the restaurant). Now she shoulda known better! I texted her as soon as I got out to my car lol
I told Pie about it as soon as I got home, he laughed. And a little while later I called the vet clinic and told them to change Evie's file to show that HIS name is now Eli.

11 comments:

  1. Once in a while, those boy kitties like to hide 'em for a while. Just glad they descended!

    Also, female cats can and do spray if allowed to mature before being spayed. Our Rosie did that. She'd been adopted from a rescue, just a teeny kitten having kittens. She was spayed before we brought her home. But she still sprayed. Ick!

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  2. very common mistake with kittens, but it cost less to neuter than spay so you came out well.

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  3. LOL Still think you shoulda named him ELVIS ;)

    *giggle*

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  4. *Grin* When I took my kitties to be fixed I put a ? on the sex for one of them. I hadn't been able to really handle the kitten. I thought it was a she...but sometimes you don't know!
    The gal checking us in kinda chuckled. I guess it is quite common!

    Eli is a great name!

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  5. You should try sexing a squirrel...LMAO.

    No doubt about what MR. Scrat is these days. :O

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  6. Eli - is a GREAT name. Evan was good to though - you vet thinks on his feet!

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  7. we got a kitten in July, we think she's a girl.... but I've made that mistake before! I had a kitten, thought it was a girl, turned out he was a wonderful daddy! lol

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  8. D'oh! Hopefully everyone made it in to the vet before anything "bad" could happen!

    Good for you for getting the barn cats fixed - so many people don't bother and have kittens everywhere.
    (not to mention all of the weird things they get (goopy eyes, cough)when they don't see the vet occassionally - yuck!)

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  9. haha thats funny. Once is funny twoce is hilarious! But good choice on the name Eli though.

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  10. ah but the best thing about the sex change thang' lol is that its cheaper to neuter then to spay! Yay boys! lol

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