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Joey 2001-2016


Domestic Shorthair [See My CatsterPlus Photo Book]
Picture of Joey 2001-2016, a male Domestic Shorthair

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"Thanks to Momcat Laura for this beautiful picture of me"

Home:DEARBORN, MI  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 12 lbs.

Thank you, Pipo and Minko, for this beautiful picture of me.

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"Thank you, Pipo and Minko, for this beautiful picture of me."

Thank you for this beautiful picture, Smiley Cassanova and family

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"Thank you for this beautiful picture, Smiley Cassanova and family"

I just love this pink bunny costume.

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"I just love this pink bunny costume."

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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"Happy St. Patrick's Day!"

Where's Rudolph?

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"Where's Rudolph?"

Merry Christmas to All!

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"Merry Christmas to All!"

Merry Christmas, friends!

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"Merry Christmas, friends!"

My First Christmas with my New Family

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"My First Christmas with my New Family"

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""Santa, is that really you?""

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Special Gift Box:
The family of friskie, homer, KIBBLES , FRANCIS , ANGEL YODA
Fave
Art Blakey
The family of Mia My Tiny Angel  , Milo, Xena Princess Warrior  DG#23, Queen Tallulah Angel Dreamgirl, Zeke Mama's Loving Angel  and more!
Tinker Bell
The family of Nala Sue   [Angel], Camera , Kelly Ann  in loving memory, Quinn ,     Willa
 

Quick Bio:
-mixed breed-cat rescue

Gotcha Date:
September 8th 2009

Birthday:
September 1st 2001

Coloration:
Orange & White Tabby

Arrival Story:
Joey's guardian, Willard, died August 28, 2009 at the age of 91. We had been friends for 30 years. Willard and his wife, Mary Jane, were great animal lovers and active cat rescuers. When Mary Jane died 10 years ago, he gradually took on fewer cats. A few years ago we told him we would take his cats if anything happened to him. So Joey has come to live with us. Joey went to the bridge on October 29, 2016 after a long bout with CRF. He beat the big "C" having lived almost 7 years post surgery and chemo.

Bio:
We originally thought Joey was a girl, but he is a neutered male. He is a stocky little guy, and looks much like our Jacob but he is smaller.

Forums Motto:
A Promise Kept.

The Last Forum I Posted In:
The New Home of Hazel Lucy's List for Kitties in Need of

I've Been On Catster Since:
September 8th 2009 More than 7 years!

Special Gifts Given In The Past Month:
♥ Ronon ♥
jeter harris (hizself)


Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:
1030888

for 3642 days


Meet my family
Ko 1994-2012Taz 1989-2012Jacob
1995-2012
Flinders
1988-2008
Susie
1994-2009
Boots
1994-2009
Orvis Marvel Ann
GomezAlma JeanPoco Taz, the
Legend
Continues
Lizzie May
Hailey
Isabelle

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Jottings from Joey


I have made my Journey

October 29th 2016 1:44 pm
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Today I went to join my first Dad, Willard. I enjoyed being part of my new family but it was my time.

 

My Ultrasound Today

November 14th 2012 4:23 pm
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Hi Friends,
Thanks so much for your purrs for me. You know, I feel fine, and today my oncologist said I put on weight!
I have good news and bad news. The good news is that my node is back to normal size. The bad is that it is a funky color and my small intestine wall has thickened. My doc said this could me I have a form of small cell lymphoma, or that I have IBD. I haven't been sick at all, so Mom elected not to have me cut open to see exactly what is inside me.
Dr. Bulakowski explained that if I have this type of lymphoma, it is generally not very aggressive and that the condition can be managed very well with chemo and steroids. I am going to be ultrasounded every month, so we can keep an eye on things and of course if I get sick, I will be back sooner.
But for now, so far, so good.
Your Pal,
Joey

 

My Dear Brother Jacob

October 17th 2012 4:18 pm
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Hello Friends,
You have been so kind to me, I wondered if I could ask for some additional purrs.
My favorite brother, Jacob, went to a check up today. They found inoperable metastatic disease, tumors all over Jacob's abdominal cavity and lungs. We will continue to treat him with prednisone, laser for his arthritis and b12 shots. We will watch him carefully to be sure he is comfortable until his time comes to cross the bridge.
I am so sad. Jacob is the best friend I have had since I came to this home.
Sad purrs,
Your pal, Joey

 
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