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A Christmas tale of two kitties! Chapter One

Updated on December 14, 2010

Calico and Fluffy, were born into a poor black cat family. Their mother, Betty, was coal black with large yellow eyes. Their father, Tony, was tiger looking cat with a large fluffy mane and a poofy coat of greyish black fur.

They were born in a manger of a small stable, on October 31st, along with 5 siblings. Since Betty had not eaten much during her pregnancy, she was unable to properly feed all her babies and one by one they dried up and passed on to the great litterbox in the sky. Calico and Fluffy were able to cling to life, and gradually they began to grow and thrive as their mother was able to catch some skinny old mice to help her produce enough milk for them to get by on.

November leads to December as it always has and the kitties grew stronger and curiousor as kitties will do. Their curiousity led them to an outside world that was neither gentle nor kind. Unfortunately during one their forays, they caught the attention of the child of the stable's operator. Billy was a bad kid, a bully if you will and he had killed many a small animal with his tortuous ways. He smiled a devilish smile when he spied the 2 kitties and schemed a scheme to catch them and have his way with the 2 pussycats.

He brought out a saucer of milk to tantalize them, but they were very cautious! They had never seen such a strange creature before and all their senses screamed caution! Billy was nothing if not persistent, so he enlisted the help of his buddy, Pat. Together they tagteamed the pussycats. One would pull a string along the ground to get their attention and another would throw them pieces of cheese to tempt their hunger. Billy and Pat's persistence paid off! The kitties grew less cautious, more curious, and more tempted. Mostly driven by hunger, they finally started eating the cheese and drinking the milk. After a few days, they came to expect the treats and even started playing with the string! Poor Calico and Fluffy, they had been taken in! Billy and Pat finally had them where they wanted them!

While Calico and Fluffy were voraciously lapping up the milk, they were keeping one eye on Billy while he stood several feet away directly in front of them. Unbeknownst to them however, Pat was sneaking up behind them. He lunged at them and swooped them both up by the scruff of their necks. Eureka! He had them! They spat and hissed and meowed most sadly, but Pat hung on til Billy came over to take Fluffy off his hands. The boys had not made any formal plans on what torture they would inflict on the poor helpless kitties, but as they held them, several options flashed evily through their minds!

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      Lisas-thoughts101 5 years ago from Northeast Texas

      logic, the suspense is killing me. I do hope the kittens will be okay. Great job roping me into ch. 2. I voted up and interesting. I'm off to read ch. 2

      Lisa

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      Insane Mundane 5 years ago from Earth

      That was a nice tale of trickery, as it represented Christmas ever so nicely; too bad for the kittens, though...

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      blondepoet 5 years ago from australia

      Awwww no wonder I love u so xoxoxox Logic your words mean everything to me

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      logic,commonsense 5 years ago

      BP, your reappearance will stimulate me to do more, maybe even write! :)

      As long as I have known you, I have had faith in you! Your soul, your strength, your courage has been proven time and time again. Like the phoenix, you will rise again, of that I have no doubt! I look forward to being able to share and witness it with you! xoxo!

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      blondepoet 5 years ago from australia

      Oh Logic I am so happy you have written some more hubs. I hope you know how special you are to me..I'm sorry I have been away and still may be on off for awhile but I got to sort myself out, things have been so hard, each day I am fighting old demons, guess my Dad has triggered it all off. But have faith in me I am one strong gal, and I know I will make it once again, and one day write another story of glory. U r the bees knees and the flowers and the trees. Love u x

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      Deb Welch 5 years ago

      Interesting. I enjoy your style of writing.

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      writer20 6 years ago

      Great kitty story. I'm off to the next one.

      And thsnks for following me.

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      LadyTwizzelton 6 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Ahhhhh. Home Sweet Home.

      lol

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      :)

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      logic,commonsense 6 years ago

      Tammy, you'll just have to tune in to the next chapter to find out eh? :) Thanks for stopping by!

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      Tammy L 6 years ago from Jacksonville, Texas

      I'm hoping for the best for these two kitties in the rest of the story. :)