The Pumpkin-girl's ears are temporarily out of the tape--she and/or her remaining litter-mates having chewed or pulled it off.
Leda sent me this photo. Look at those freshly-standing up ears:
Here are some photos of Darby at about the same stage as pumpkin. Note the one ear still wanting to bend over:
Then, just a few days later, here she is with both ears up and they've been up ever since.
Except when she does "puppy ears." But, that's another story. And, one that Buddy's human knows and loves!