I have been feeling productive and creative lately, and wrote down many thoughts to share with you, dear blogging friends... which I am going to do very soon. But today, I just couldn't resist giving you an account of our last day in our old apatment, moving, and the first day in our new home.
I started the morning by luring my cat into the cat carrier I bought for her. It was so easy I felt almost ashamed of myself - I just opened the carrier and she crawled in, too curious to resist. I promptly locked her away, and by the time she realized she had been tricked, it was too late! I felt sorry for the poor thing, but it was for her own good. I didn't want her to end up under a heavy piece of furniture when it's moved.
Then it was time to do some last-minute packing. I thought we had everything ready yesterday, but it turned out we forgot a couple of things. Oops! Finally, everything was packed and loaded, including us, the cat and the houseplants, and in the late hours of the morning we were already in our new home.
My cat took it very hard, which I guess I should have expected, considering that this is the first time she has moved to a new home. She refuses to eat or drink anything or even leave the cat carrier once we opened it. She looks extremely nervous, which is natural, with all the loud noises and people she doesn't know and a new, strange, potentially dangerous place. Any advice on handling this?
A couple of unexpected challenges awaited us; it turned out half of the plugs aren't working, and we also discovered a leak and a creaky window. After calling our repairmen and being assured that everything will be fixed soon (they had better!..), we got ready for the good and thorough cleaning our apartment needed after the renovations. I didn't have the chance to do any unpacking yet. Since we don't have internet yet (and it's doubtful we can even make the computer work today), and I'm supposed to be studying for an exam, with most of my material in form of Word and PDF files, I took a bus to college... and just couldn't resist giving you a short update!
Well, now I think I should go off and do what I came here for: study for this nasty exam. I hope to post more updates soon. Take care, dear ladies, and have a lovely day!