Dear Mimosa Megan Olsen,
Sunday is your Adoption Day! It is the anniversary of the day that Becca, Stephanie and I got in our car, drove to Bay Ridge and fell in love with you (see picture below for evidence).
When John and I decided we needed one more cat in our family and then we saw you online, we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into.
You ended up being so very much sicker than we thought (or anyone for that matter, even your foster Mom) thought you were. And this year has been a lot of vet visits, a lot of tears (on my part) and a lot of you getting weaker and now stronger. Do you have CH? We're not totally sure. Are you going to walk again? We can't quite tell. But we are sure that we will get you as well as your little body will let you get.
You are such a strong little baby girl and you have shown your Dad and I that we can do basically anything (including giving you baths and giving your oral steroids) as long as we are together.
You are also such a funny girl. You put up with my crazy and at my Bachelorette Party, you even wore my necklace! You let me sing to you and you hang out with Dilly and Dad at night when he plays video games and I am asleep.
And ohhhh Dilly. It took nearly six months, but she finally warmed up to you. Sometimes you push her to far and she smacks the heck out of you, but most times you just want to be near her and meow and meow until she comes to sit next to you or until me or your Dad put her next to you in the hopes that you stop meowing!
But generally you are a meow-ey cat! The first vet we took you too just told us you were "mouthy". But really, you're letting us know who the boss is. You meow and meow until we pick you up...in fact as I type this, you're laying on my chest knocked out like a light. John and I joke that we're going to get one of those baby slings to put you in, at least that way we could hold you and both our hands would be free.
We don't know what the next year will bring for you. But we know that we'll keep on loving you and spoiling you rotten until we can't anymore. And we'll keep thanking all of our friends and family who love you too (because they really are the best).
So happy first year as an Olsen, Mim! We love, love, love you!
Your crazy cat lady Mom