Crystal River, Florida - Crystal Isles Rv Resort
This morning around 6 am, Baxter was laying next to me being calm (rare) and sweet. I was getting some loving from him when all of a sudden I heard a horrible cat fight going on. Al and I flew out of bed stumbling to try to find a light. Two kitties were up front by the drivers floor with a lot of yowling going on. It sounded like someone was getting hurt.
I noticed Baxter was behind the drivers seat checking out the action. We got the fight broken up and were checking to see if anybody was bleeding. We didn’t see any blood, but when we went to look for Baxter we couldn’t find him.
We looked and looked and I was getting worried. I didn’t think he was involved in the cat fight but since we couldn’t find him, we were starting to panic.
We’ve had cats long enough to know they can find the smallest and most unusual places to hide and we had the motorhome cat proofed before he arrived and once Baxter arrived we “kitten proofed” it. We thought.
Finally after 10-15 minutes I heard a noise and saw a paw sticking out from under a drawer by Al’s side of the bed. No way he could have gotten in there at that spot. We looked and looked for a hole large enough for a small kitten. There didn’t seem to be any place for him to get out. Al finally found a small opening beside my side of the bed and we coaxed him over to that side. He wouldn’t come out though. The poor little guy was terrified from all the commotion. I got out my best choices of roast beef, grouper and kitten food. He grabbed at the food with his paw, but wouldn’t come out….the little stinker! We worked on him for another few minutes before Al finally coaxed him out. We immediately stuffed towels into the opening. He was still very afraid and didn’t want to come out of his safe spot.
The following picture is shows the tiny hole he got into.
He is still scared to death, so we put him in his little kitty condo to calm down. We don’t think he was involved in the fight and he doesn’t appear to be hurt, but he’s still scared.
Our cats normally get along fine, but once in a while there is a tiff. This one was worse than normal. So far I don’t see any wounds or blood. Most of the time the noise is much worse than the actual fight.
We arrived at our new campground yesterday afternoon.
It was a beautiful sunny day and a good day to travel.
We settled into our very nice upgraded site on the water. There is a lot to do up here and we’re anxiously waiting the first cold front of the season!
It’s supposed to get down to 62 degrees tonight and Saturday only get up to 78! Boy does that sound nice!