Forget-Me-Not Friday

It’s Forget-Me-Not Friday and today we remember and honor Sassafras, the calico cat with bad luck’s shadow over her. May she never be forgotten. And may we never forget the mistakes we made.

Fluffybutts Family

On this week’s Forget-Me-Not Friday we honor Sassafras.  She was one of the three kittens born to Noah.  She was adventurous, but not excessively so and much preferred staying on the ground to climbing.  She was what we call a “bush cat.”  When frightened or unsure she would hide under something, as in the photo below when we were mowing the lawn and she ducked under the stool.

Sassafras

Although I found her adorable (partially because we’d never really had a calico), it took awhile for anyone to express interest in adopting her.  Finally, though, it was her turn.  A nice couple came to see her and decided they wanted to adopt her.  I was ecstatic!  They were very friendly and seemed as if they would give Sassafras a great home and a forever family.

Not long after, though, tragedy struck.  Even though the wife had had cats as a young…

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