Introducing little Ben – the Tiger Cub

Wow! Five years ago we brought Benji home from Seattle Humane to be a companion for Tiger. It was a perfect choice! Benji is still a livewire – scrappy, energetic and loads of fun – while the mellow Tiger has managed to hold his own. Here’s the story from 5 years ago in case you missed it back then. 🙂

Cats and Trails and Garden Tales

Day 1  Sue here.  As I sit in my office on the third floor of our home, Tiger is relaxing  nearby.  After a final deep cleaning behind the ears (who can sleep with dirty ears?)  he’s ready to call it a day and drifts off into kittyland.

Little does he know that two levels below, there’s a little Tiger cub hiding under grandma’s bed. We visited Seattle Humane today and brought home a new kitty as a companion for Tiger. His name is Ben. Or Benji.  We’ll see what sticks.  He’s a 10 month old mini Tiger with golden almond eyes and a scruffy ear.  Brown and gray like his new big brother. He came from the home of a hoarder, where he lived with 40 other cats.  We picked him out when we saw him snuggle in the bosom of another sleeping cat.  Ah, that’s the one, we said.

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21 Comments on “Introducing little Ben – the Tiger Cub

  1. What a bright-eyed little guy Benji was, and still is! Tiger looks so peaceful and unsuspecting . . .

    • Yes, Benji was bright-eyed and full of life, ready to take on the world! Tiger was definitely unsuspecting, and still is to some degree! They’ve come a long way together and I love them both! 🙂 🙂

  2. Great choice! I usually have multiple cats, but they never, ever sleep together. I’ve seen Gracie snuggling with our dog River, but never with another cat! So you chose well. ♥️

  3. I clicked through to read your original post but I thought I’d leave my comment here. Benji looks so cute as a little one, and it’s lovely how he and Tiger have settled down together 🙂

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