Guest Star: The Life of Kosmo

Hi everyone,

Today’s guest post comes from Kosmo

The Life of Kosmo

On June 2014 we were mourning, our hearts were broken. Our dear cat
Viiru had heard his sister´s call from the Rainbow Bridge and left us.
We were crying every day and we decided never ever to take a pet,
because we cannot stand the moment they must go.


After three weeks a young black and white cat walked to our yard. I was
sitting on the steps and the cat came straight to my lap. I was really
surprised, my first thought was that Viiru has come back, only the
colours were different.

Ensimmäinen päivä I asked the cat wait for a second, and I brouht him a bowl full of cat
food. He was really hungry.

Now Kosmo tells his story:
I had lost my home, I was in a strange village, I walked and walked
trying to find my home. I was hungry, tired and my tail was injured when
I heard a human voice, it was a grey haired women and I fellt so
terrible lonely that I walked to sit to her lap. She gave me food, much
food. I ate and went to sleep under a bush. I follwed this human all
time, that she is does not disappear.

Kukaan ei kaivannutThese two humans took photos of me. They said that they try to find my
home. They didn´t find and nobody missed me.

Humans asked me to come in and they showed me a cup full of food. So I
went in and never came out. I got a home. In ten minutes humans arranged
food, water, a bed and a litter box. Then I slept twelve hours on the

At the beginning happened a strange thing. Humans said that a vet is
coming to see me. I did not know what is a vet. She was a young women
and I thought that maybe this vet came to play with a pet. No way, she
was weird, wanted to look to my ears, my eyes, my mouth and suddenly she
lifted my tail and looked there, very inpolite. Then she said I was
castrated. No idea what that ment, but humans said that it is a good
thing. The vet said that I am about three years old and my tail will get

Vartiossa Now I have Mom and Dad and I am a working cat. In the morning I wake up
humans to give me food. Then I work with my Dad. We set fire on
fireplaces and also we have to bring wood from downstairs. I always
check that there is wood enough. I also am a guard, I watch the yard and
birds from the window. Dad is feeding all the birds in the whole world.
Then I tell Dad when the beggar cats come to ask for food. I run really
fast to the window, so he knows there is a cat. My main work is, of
course, to be a lovely pet, and I am, really.


I love to bath in a warm sauna. I really enjoy the heat.We sit there all
together. And I always want to put fire on sauna stove, with Dad, he
doesn´t give me matches.

Keittiön ikkunalla

I am terribly afraid of what is behind the outdoor. Humans tried to
teach me to walk in a leash, but I was in panic. They tried many ways to
take me out with them, but it was impossible. Mom said that I have
trauma, I don´t know where it is. And humans decided not to try more,
and I am an indoor cat.

Kosmo työssä

My name is Kosmo, it comes from a Russian word Kosmonavt, same as an
astronaut, but for Finns is easier to say Kosmo. My humans said that I
had to come from the space, because nobody knew me or missed me. Mom
said that one possibility is that somebody throw me out from a car, so
that I could not find my home, but I like to be from the space. My
humans think that I was sent from the Heaven to help them with their

Minun tuoli1So life goes on, I am happy. And I want to say that take care of your
cats, I know what is to be abandoned.


More of Kosmo’s stories can be found on this Blog here.


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60 thoughts on “Guest Star: The Life of Kosmo

  1. LydiaA1614 says:

    I really enjoyed Kosmo’s story and how he got his name. Kosmo, I agree that you coming from space is much better than the alternative. Our cat monkey was abandoned but we keep telling her that those first humans knew someone else could better look after her. I am glad you have such a great home.

  2. angela1313 says:

    Lovely cat, lovely story. My rescued girl Dolly never wanted to go outside again either. Home is warm and safe. I wanted to read more but the link does not work. Where can I find Kosmo?

  3. Vive les chats! says:

    Lovely to meet you Kosmo. We are soooo happy that, like the four of us, you found wonderful humans and are now safe and cosy. We wish you a long life full of joy and love . Big whiskery kisses from
    Phoebe, Leo, Errol Flynn and Merlin.

  4. mommakatandherbearcat says:

    So glad Kosmo found a forever home and people to give such a handsome boy a chance. Bear was homeless for the first eight months of his life and he shows no interest in going back outside – even for a short visit.

  5. rhcwilliams says:

    Great story! “Dad is feeding all the birds in the whole world,” was so funny. “Mom said that I have trauma, I don’t know where it is,” was so sad. If this was in a coffee table book with lots of pix, I’d be your first customer!

  6. Photofinland by Rantasalot says:

    This is Kosmo, a cat in faraway Finland and I say thank you to Marc-Andre for making a post of me as a Guest Star and thank you for everybody who read my story and for everybody who wrote a comment. I have a warm feeling in my heart after reading the comments.
    Thank you!

  7. The Canadian Cats says:

    Kosmo, you devil. Trust you to show up here and to tell your story. As soon as I read he loves the sauna, I knew it was you my friend. Many peeps have read your story. You are a real live star now.



  8. Nylabluesmum says:

    Pawtastick interview Kosmo!!!! Wee had NO idea what you had come thru to find yur Pawentss…..
    They are luvley an you know mee finkss Buudha Kat was lookin out fur them an you an made sure youss’ found each other… what he did with LadyMum an mee!
    Yur a hansum mankat!!! Even LadyMum said so!
    ***nose bumpsss*** Siddhartha Henry xxxxx
    (frum Canada)

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