December 21 2022
Listen. Let’s talk about the shower curtain. I just can’t help myself. It’s so soft, with the perfect spot for me to hide, attack, and climb. Thanks for having such a great shower curtain. – Basil
Chad Basil the First has been with us one year now. On December 10, 2021 I took Thomas to the Nevada Humane Society.
Thomas was drawn to this sweet faced kitty. Basil was quite scared and anxious. He stayed under Thomas’s bed for the first month, slowly making his way out of the bedroom in the next couple of months.
Basil has been a blessing to Thomas, doing great at his job as an emotional support cat. Of course I fell in love with him too, and he has helped Lillian conquer her fear of cats (mostly).
Happy One Year Anniversary to Basil!! 🎉🎉🎉 Best Grandkitty EVER!
September 3 2022
Chad Basil the First update! He continues to get more comfortable with his home, and us.
I bought a bag of 100 rubber balls for Basil last November. We only have about 5 left. Where are the balls? 😂 I have a feeling there are many under the fridge, stove, and corners of the couch that can’t be easily reached.
Basil has decided he loves to be petted, scratched, and stroked. He actively comes over and “asks” for some lovin’. He still does not want to sit with us or on our laps, but I have a feeling that one day he will decide he wants to give it a try. He does let me give him kisses now, as this used to freak him out. Maybe he thought I was going to eat him. 😆😂😆
In short, Basil is absolutely adorable.
May 19 2022
Beautiful Basil. He loves his new cat tree, perfect height for his lookout spot. If we don’t know where he is, I just have Thomas start talking, and Basil appears. Basil adores being loved on by Thomas. He’s also enjoying being allowed in Lillian’s room.
May 27 2022
Basil sure knows how to relax.
April 27 2022
Basil lets us pick him up now, and we can sit beside him without him leaving. He’s still not liking sitting in Thomas’s lap, but I’m sure that will come with time.
For anyone new to the Chad Basil the First updates: Basil is my 16 year old son’s rescue cat, adopted in December as emotional support. Basil spent the first month under Thomas’s bed, not allowing us near him. We’ve come a long way. 🎉🖤🎉
Yesterday afternoon, during my 3rd Zoom session of the day, I heard an odd noise coming from Thomas’s bathroom. When I checked into it, I found a sweet kitty climbing the shower curtain.
April 30 2022
Basil adores his Thomas. When Thomas enters the room, Basil stops what he’s doing, and goes to Thomas. It’s the sweetest to watch them together.