Tessa’s Flowers.

Last year, we were waxing on about getting a Tuxedo cat for what seemed like the longest time. Then, we changed our minds. A week later, a couple of young girls brought a squirming gray and white Tuxedo kitten to our door and asked if we could care for it. We couldn’t have been more thrilled! That kitten has turned into a joy; a wild, fun, always-on-our-toes, always-in-trouble, danger cat joy named Tessa.

Tessa's Thank You Flowers - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Tessa’s Thank You Flowers – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Today, one of those girls, the one who came and visited Tessa from time to time, told us her family was moving away and she wished to visit Tessa one last time. In thanks, she brought us roses and a sweet note wishing Tessa all the best. Tessa immediately shared a few of her flowers with her visiting friend, because she’s nice that way.

Stop laughing! Tessa can be nice….sometimes. The point is she was nice today!

We’ll miss our little friend and hope the very best for her too wherever she goes.

Tessa and her flowers - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Tessa and her flowers – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Then it was time to sniff flowers. Tessa couldn’t get enough of the rose whiffies and mentioned that no one had ever given her flowers before.

Everyone sniffs the flowers - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Everyone sniffs the flowers – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

And then everyone wanted to sniff her flowers.

Really sniffing the flowers - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Really sniffing the flowers – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

…and the leaves of the flowers.

More than just sniffing the flowers - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

More than just sniffing the flowers – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

…which turned into the tasting of the flowers.

Quint, don’t eat that!! Were you eating Tessa’s flowers?

I wasn't biting them! - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

I wasn’t biting them! – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Uh, no, Mom. I’m *mmm* um, *mmmmm* just putting my lips this green part.

No worries! Tessa’s flowers are residing in a safe spot out of reach and out of sight of certain kitties who felt the need to um, put their lips and teeth on them. And Tessa, well, she’s forgotten them already and is off figuring out what other kind of danger she can get herself into.

20 responses to “Tessa’s Flowers.

  1. How lovely of the girl to visit and to bring those roses! A truly sweet gesture.

  2. How kind of the girl to bring flowers for you to eat – we hope they were tasty.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx

  3. How nice to gets flowers! Me thinks Mommy should buy mes flowers!
    Kisses
    Nellie

  4. HaHaMeow! Quint’s face is so funny in that last pic!

    What a sweet thing to do and what beautiful flowers. Happy Friday! XXOO

  5. awww – that is so sweet 🙂 gotta love kids

  6. Hey Tessa….you’re really lucky to get such beautiful flowers. Of course you’re even luckier to have such a wonderful forever home. You are obviously very special. Our Mom won’t let us play with flowers ‘cuz she knows we’ll try to eat them and of course we pull them out of the water and make messes. At least you got to play with your flowers for a little bit. What a neat surprise for everyone! 🙂

  7. What a sweet young lady to look in on Tessa and then to bring her the flowers. Every kitty likes to have admirers. We sometimes get a little naught and put our lips and teethes on the flowers but not as a group event. What fun for all! Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, AStrid, Lisbeth and Calista Josette

  8. How sweet. So kind of you to take Tessa in and how sweet of the girls. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

  9. that was just the sweetest story! Love it ((((hugs))))

  10. How sweet, Tessa! We doubt very many cats can say they received roses 🙂

  11. How nice of the little human to bring Tessa flowers! Especially roses, since they are kitty-safe!

  12. Any of the neighborhood children who brought me cats through the years always visited, at least until it wasn’t cool anymore. Glad Tessa had a nice moment and shared–it looks like a good smell was had by all!

  13. Hehe! Well we know tuxies rule!! 😉

  14. Tessa suas flores são muito bonitas e parecem ser saborosas também hehe.

  15. They do say that edible treats are definitely the best. Loving your cats crowded round and doing a joint investigation of the ‘new’ thing!

  16. is that the same girl that brought tessa to your house? what a sweet girl. tessa is lucky to be loved by her fur family and her furever family and also some friends.

  17. Such a sweet story and beautiful flowers for Miss Tessa… we know mom and dad will remember your little friend always.
    Harry, Dexter and Tipp

  18. That was really sweet of that little girl to bring those flowers and to say goodbye to Tessa. We are so glad Tessa has such a loving forever home, too. 🙂

  19. That is so nice! Purrs Tessa

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