Monday, January 31, 2011

Bentley's Adventure!

Yesterday was a busy day, we were all in and out of the house. Then my daughter came home and asked where is Bentley. Don't know haven't seen him since morning. We searched the house in all of Bentley's favorite hiding places. Called him opened a can of food, walked around shaking the dry food bag. No Bentley! He always comes out of hiding in a few minutes so after 30 minutes we decided he had gotten outside! Wow! he has never gone out like this before.
We walked around outside looking for him. Then drove around the street behind us. Still no Bentley. Went outside calling him and carrying his food. Saw something white move, a cat! No not Bentley another cat all white. He followed me around the yard, wanting to be fed.
As it grew later Starsky seemed to be worried also. He went from door to door and window to window looking for Bentley. Finally, at 11:30 we went to bed. Everyone except my daughter and Starsky. Starsky would call out and then walk through the house. My daughter went to bed at some point.
At 4:50 something woke me up, I went downstairs to check it out. Starsky was at the kitchen door looking out. I looked but didn't see anything. I was talking to Starsky when I heard a cat. Looked outside again and there was Bentley on the bench. I opened the door but had to go out and get him. Boy was I happy to see him. I took him up to my daughter and put him on top of her. She woke in shock, not sure if she was dreaming. She grabbed Bentley and hugged him.
Where did he go? I guess he decided since he is now 1 year old he needed an adventure. Starsky smelled his paws when he came in. Looked like big brother was checking on WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN YOUNG MAN!!


Dorene from Ohio said...

Glad to hear that Bentley is home and safe and sound!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Oh My.... Glad that Bentley came home. I'm sure that everyone was glad to see him, especially Starsky.


Greta Koehl said...

I know that feeling of panic when the cats get out and won't answer or come in. Glad to hear that Bentley was OK!

Harriet said...

Thanks Dorene,Betsy,and Greta! Panic describes the feeling! There was a large white cat around Sunday afternoon and evening and we think it scared Bentley.

Anonymous said...

Relieved to hear you found Bentley, albeit after some panicking. My Bumble looks a lot like Bentley, but is afraid of EVERYTHING so doesn't venture far, thankfully. Jo :-)