Shortly after the death of our cat Lucy, we decided to adopt a new cat. After all, we had a vacancy in the house! We made contact with a small, private shelter, and looked at the cats she had rescued. I was in favor of the orange male (Petey) but Jeff was in favor of his littermate, the female (Sweet Pea). When we saw how closely these two clung to each other, we decided it would be wrong to break them apart, so now they both spend every night hogging my covers.