Oh he's adorable! I love "Morris" orange tabbies. "Not animal people" tend to warm up fast when the kitten gets to romping and playing. You can't NOT laugh at stuff a kitten gets into!

In an effort to convince her, point out that people who have pets live longer, are healthier and are generally more contented and happy. When we moved from the no-pets apartment, bought the house, and got the furkids, within 6 months hubby's BP dropped to the point where the doc cut his meds by more than half. 16 years later, we still have 4 of the 5 of the stray litter we adopted, hubby's BP is still lower than it was before the "kids" and his cholesterol dropped 25 points...