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vhere
06-14-2016, 05:42 AM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Jun-2016/53888-sami_sitting_on_charcoal_drawing_of_him.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Jun-2016/53888-sami_sitting_on_charcoal_drawing_of_him_3.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Jun-2016/53888-sami_charcoal_drawing.jpg

4 weeks old, 250 grams (about 10 ounces) and a 50:50 chance of survival the vet says but so far so good. One of the tribe of feral cats who live around me had 3 kittens in my garden. When 2 died and the last one looked as though it was about to - I took it in.

Treated for external parasites and on kitten formula.

Doing well so far but the resident tiger is furious - snarling, hissing and moaning. She is over 12 years old now but was a 2 week old orphan and only 25 grams (one ounce) that I raised successfully - so fingers crossed for this little scrap, 10 times that size.

I wasn't planning on another cat though :eek:

Probably a boy but apparently it's hard to tell until he's 6 weeks. I persuaded him to keep still-ish to sketch him this morning.

Charcoal in Stillman and Birn 7 inch square sketchbook

DrDebby
06-14-2016, 03:22 PM
Poor kitty. Hope it will survive and be happy in your home. Lovely little sketch of the tiny thing.

vhere
06-15-2016, 11:51 AM
RIP He didn't make it :(

KreativeK
06-15-2016, 01:49 PM
Awww, so sorry. Love the sketch!

DrDebby
06-15-2016, 02:32 PM
Oh no. I'm so sorry to hear that. You tried.

ebbandflow
06-16-2016, 11:36 AM
Nooooo, I was really hoping for a happy ending when I read this. At least you will never forget him as he is captured in your heart and your sketchbook! :) <3

robertsloan2
06-20-2016, 09:51 AM
That is so sad. He was beautiful and I hoped he'd pull through. Parasites can kill them so easily. Hugs. Lovely drawing and photos. Poor little mite.