It was nearly five years ago that we stopped
by our sister's home and picked out a black and
white and golden brown calico kitten and took
her home with us.
At that time, one of our children wanted to
call her Puffy, while another wanted to name her,
Nickel. Hence, the compromise name, Puff-Nickel.
Although we were raised with several dogs
for boy-hood pets, this was the first cat to so
literally cross our path.
We have thoroughly enjoyed her. She amused
us in many ways.
She insists on being clean and often spends
hours washing herself. She is very prissy at times.
She usually wears a large turned-up grin. Her eyes
usually let us know when she feels annoyed.
(In addition to adding a touch of silent beauty
to our home, Puff-Nickel makes an excellent