We have lost the apartment.
The monies we had received from the auction and other contributions were to help with the deposit and the first month's rent. They will still pay for this month's rent, if the landlord allows us to stay another month, and for (hopefully) a deposit on a new place next month. Mama hopes to be working temps shortly, so she will be getting an income at last, and after 40 hours of work, will be covered by insurance, also. Cross your paws that this will work.
He wants us to clean the apartment, but will not allow us to stay longer than a month. Sorry for the misconstrued information. We didn't think it was fair to clean a place he was going to completely gut and remodel. But if he lets us stay another month, we will. We don't feel safe here, but we are not going anywhere for the next month. It will give us more time to sort through stuff and pack. During the next months he will be replacing pipes in the ceilings of all the apartments, and that mess we want to not be here for. It would be way too scary and noisy, for one, and too dusty to live with. He has always not liked kitties, but merely tolerates us. Any excuse is a good one to get rid of catowners. Our time had come.
Mama misunderstood someone to say that there would be help with moving. If that was not the case, we are sorry. That is what we heard, and we were grateful. We did not mean to be greedy, or demanding, just appreciative and grateful. We will try to come up with something ourselves.
Thank you to everyone who has helped us in the past. We have made it this far with the help of our good friends on the cat blogosphere. Maybe it was too much to ask someone to help us with the apartment, but thank you all for trying and offering suggestions. We may call a cleaning service when we are packed up, just so the landlord will be happy. But hopefully we will not need one.
Mama says thank you to you all, and so do I. You have all helped us through a really bad place in our lives. We are sorry if you all think it's too much. It has made a real difference in our lives. We caught up on our rent, and the utilities, and were able to survive that much longer here. And the emotional support and purrayers have made a HUGE difference.
We are sorry if we offended anyone. Our hearts were just grateful for the kind thoughts and the financial assistance, no matter how small it was.
With love and gratitude,
brandi and Carol
ps. Yesterday was the 1st anniversary of our blog. Thank you everyone.