Callie


Domestic Shorthair
Picture of Callie, a female Domestic Shorthair

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Home:New York, NY  
Age: 7 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 9 lbs.

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Nicknames:
Baby Girl

Kitty Complexion:
 Activeness 
sleepyvery active
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Curiosity 
not curiousvery curious
 
 Friendliness 
timidaffectionate
 
 Vocal 
not vocalvery vocal
 

Quick Bio:
-disabled -blind

Gotcha Date:
January 31st 2011

Birthday:
January 31st 2007

Coloration:
Calico

Likes:
Dinner!

Pet-Peeves:
When mommy won't serve dinner #4.

Favorite Toy:
A wand toy with a tassel.

Favorite Nap Spot:
In the hardest donut bed to reach - on the window sill!

Favorite Food:
Any canned or BK's leftover raw

Skills:
Making mommy laugh

Dwells:
indoors

Arrival Story:
After Teddy died and I had recovered from the worst of the shock, I knew I wanted to take on another special needs kitty. I came across a cat that needed fostering - a CH (Cerebellar Hypoplasia) or "wobbly" kitty. When she arrived I discovered a few things - she was skin and bones (average sized, if a little petite, but only about 5 pounds), she had pretty severe CH symptoms (on a scale of 1-10 she's about an 8) and she seemed to have something wrong with her eyes. Took her back to the vet and sure enough, she's almost blind. She has a little sight in one eye. Once she settled in I found out a few more things: she's a joy to have around, she doesn't see herself as different from any other kitty and she's a determined little girl. She can't climb things unless she can use her claws to help pull her up but that doesn't stop her from using the furniture to get up on the windowsill to her favorite donut bed. She can't see the toys but it doesn't stop her from wild playing. She falls down constantly but gets right back up. And she's become an eating machine that has put on 4 pounds. She's not only earned my admiration, but it looks like she's going to stick around as a long-term or "permanent" foster.

Lives Remaining:
8 of 9

The Last Forum I Posted In:
wobbly

I've Been On Catster Since:
July 4th 2011 More than 2 years!

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Catster Id:
1193976


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