F is for Furry and Fuzzy! A to Z Challenge, Day 6

Hello, friends. Nona Raines here. I’m so happy to be here at the *new* Nice Girls Writing Naughty Blog doing my bit for the April A – Z Challenge. My letter today is F, which stands for furry and fuzzy. Those words perfectly describe the four legged friends who share my home.

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Sam, the heroine of my new adult romance No Promises, is a vet tech who rescues feral cats and tries to outsmart a bossy stray named Big Boy. She also falls for Rick, the sexy paramedic who helps her.

While I don’t have as much experience in the field as Sam, I have a few stories of my own. All my pets have come from the Humane Society, a rescue group or are ones I’ve found on my own. I’d like to share a story about one of them today.

This story is about Topaz, my funny tortoise shell cat.

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As I was driving one day, a tiny animal raced in front of my car and across two lanes of traffic. It didn’t look like a squirrel or a skunk and for a few moments I debated over whether to stop. But I pulled over and went looking for what I suspected was a kitten.

This was a four lane highway passing farmland and pastures. I don’t know if the kitten was “dropped off” by some creep who thought cats can just survive in the wild or if it was a barn kitten that wandered off on its own. Either way, I found it curled up along the divider. It was frightened of me and as soon as I approached, it scurried across the other two lanes. Luckily, there was no traffic coming that way.

By another stroke of luck, I had just gone shopping and had a bag of cat food in the car. I grabbed some and put it on the ground where she was huddled near the culvert. She was hungry. When I tried to pet her, she was afraid to let me touch her. But she didn’t go too far–the food was too tempting. I waited until she was eating again, took my hat off my head and scooped her up in it! Success! I carried her to my car, gave her more food, and took her home.

Poor baby. She was so tiny. Her tail was smaller than my pinky. It took her a few days to stop being frightened of me, but once she got to know me, we got along beautifully. She’s now a big girl and a real love bug.

In case you’d like to read more about Sam, Rick and Big Boy, you can find No Promises here:

Amazon: http://amzn.com/B019LPXOGQ

Kobo: https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/no-promises-4

iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1070562159

All Romance: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-nopromises-1955852-149.html

Barnes and Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/no-promises-n-raines/1123260173?ean=2940157825188

 

Thanks everyone, and have a F-for-Fabulous Day!

Nona Raines

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