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American Shorthair/Breed Unknown
Picture of Gomer, a male American Shorthair/Breed Unknown

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Home:Los Angeles, CA  
Age: 14 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 10 lbs.

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   Leave a treat for Gomer

Little Man, Miracle Cat, Oh You Little Bastard

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Quick Bio:
-mixed breed-part feral

Tabby and White

His "mom"; Sleeping under the covers; Going to Grandma's house; Killing animals (or watching them through the window, since he's now an indoor cat); Furry toy mice; Stealing his dog brother's bed; Cornering Grandma's dog; Bossing Topaz around

His younger canine brother (who he'll actually play with if he thinks no one's looking); Water; Being woken up; Being told "no"; Walking on a leash

Favorite Toy:
Furry little mice (which all somehow end up under the sofa); Christmas garland

Favorite Nap Spot:
On top of the refrigerator; On top of the fax machine; In the dog's "pup tent"

Favorite Food:
Chicken; Tuna; Anything the dog is eating at a given moment

Commando Kitty: a fun (for him) game where he sits on top of the fridge, waiting patiently for a human to walk close enough to pounce on; controlling the dog; pushing all the buttons on the fax machine at once; opening doors


Arrival Story:
Gomer just sort of moved in. He was clearly a feral cat, and moved into the yard due to its ample supply of squirrels, birds, and the occasional gopher. Rather than have daily carnage in the front yard, I started feeding him, not really expecting him to ever trust me. Eventually, I was allowed to touch him if I was sitting on the ground. Not long after, he decided he was coming into the house whether I liked it or not, and he's been here ever since.

Gomer's not really tame -- he's just cuddly and loving because he feels like it. I'll never forget the day I had him neutered. Just getting him into the travel crate was a major ordeal, and on the way to the vet's office, he thrashed and howled so much I was sure he was going to get out and cause a car accident. He didn't. I warned the vet that Gomer was NOT tame ... the vet got cocky ... and ended up with a shredded shirt and arms for his trouble. But Gomer's really the most wonderful cat ... and my constant shadow.

Lives Remaining:
6 of 9

Forums Motto:
Commando Kitty

I've Been On Catster Since:
January 19th 2005 More than 10 years!

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