Photo Comments Age: 11 Years Sex: Female Weight: 11 lbs.
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Munchie, Munchiekins, or sometimes, "Tiny Cat"
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April 15th 2004
Tabby and White
getiing into anything and everything
getting foiled at getting into something
whatever you dangle for her
Favorite Nap Spot:
the people's bed, or sneaking into the closet.
anything in the bowl
pawing open cupboards and sliding doors--including the shower door!
Munchkin is the offspring of one of the feral cats who was in the neighborhood when we moved to our current location. ("Mama Cat," as she was called, has since passed on.)
Mama Cat hung out at the house across the street. There were two litters born at the same time: one from Mama Cat, and one from one of her earlier daughters.
We had told the lady that we would adopt one of the kittens, and we had chosen Munchkin. She was not old enough yet, so we waited for her 8-week birthday.
We had a dog at the time, who was aging, and sadly our dog died just 3 days before we were due to bring in the kitten. When we went to collect the kitten, my husband noticed one from the other litter, and fell instantly in love with her, so we took both!
The other one was, then, Munchkin's half-sister... AND her aunt! Yikes! Family tree with only 1 branch! Soot was coal black, and had a stub tail.
Munchkin began as a small kitty...and we nearly named her 'Gizmo' after the Gremilins movie, as she was all eyes. Mama Cat was very tiny, and Munchie and her sister Soot were small as well.
That is, until they discovered the food bowls! Oh, my goodness! How on earth to you keep 2 of 4 cats on a diet in an open-plan house!?!?
Munchkin now weighs almost as much as Tigger, who is by rights, just a big cat, and not really overweight. She still has a tiny head, though, so I call her 'tiny cat' sometimes anyway, for the irony of it all.
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Mom iz allus takin' pickchurs of us kittehs wif her flashy box, but I finks dat I haz da most pickchurs!
Dat means I iz famous, rite? Does dat make Mom a paw-paw-ratzi? Paw-paw-ratzis allus follows famous peeples and kittehs, isn't dat rite?
Would anyone like my pawtograph? I will be avaible by appawntment. Now, where did I put mai sunglasses? Bisiting hours iz offur. I iz going to roll in da catnip now.
Mom haz just informed me dat befores I kin be a real famous kitteh, I haz to learn gud English. Mebee dat iz too much trubble fur a kitteh...or too much to expect? Wot do you finks?
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