Jack DeJohnette

Domestic Medium Hair
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Age: 5 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 9 lbs.

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Quick Bio:
-cat rescue

Gotcha Date:
October 7th 2011

July 7th 2011

Black and White

eating; getting cleaned by Artie; playing; snuggling with his siblings


Favorite Toy:
crinkly balls and his sister Sally

Favorite Nap Spot:
on a blanket in a warm place with Artie or Sally; usually brings a stuffed toy up on the couch to sleep with him

Favorite Food:


Arrival Story:
I was picking up medicine for Elvin when I saw a flyer for Jack and his sister Sally. One of the vet techs at the clinic had fostered them since they were two weeks old. I wanted a playmate for Artie but didn't want to separate Jack and Sally, so we adopted both!

Jack and Sally's foster mother named them after characters in The Nightmare Before Christmas. We added "DeJohnette" to his name for the jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette. Now all the male cats in the house are named after jazz drummers!

Lives Remaining:
8 of 9

I've Been On Catster Since:
October 11th 2011 More than 5 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
Hetty Miep
Art BlakeySally Lockhart

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Big Boy

March 28th 2012 7:32 am
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My sister and I are almost nine months old, and my humans say I’m getting to be a big boy! It’s tough getting used to this bigger body, though. Sometimes when I jump up on things, I end up overshooting my goal. And last night I just barely made it through a door that was cracked open. I was running at it super fast. My male human groaned and my female human said, “Wow—that could have been really ugly. Jack thinks he still has a body like his sister.” My sister Sally would fit through that door, so I don’t see why it would be a problem for me. Just because I outweigh her now shouldn’t mean anything. My female human thinks Sally will have a larger frame like mine but leaner. We both have really long legs. Our mom was probably a supermodel of the cat world.

One of my favorite things to do is jump up on the kitchen counter (when my humans are out of the room and I can’t be sprayed with the evil squirt bottle, aka, Mr. Spray). Then I grab stuff and carry it off to my favorite place (usually the rug by the front door) to have my way with it (ie, chew and slobber all over it). Things I’ve taken so far include my male human’s clean rolled up gloves and socks. The best ever happened several weeks ago. My female human was sitting downstairs and she saw Sally standing as lookout for me. At first she was going to ignore us (something about being too tired to deal with kitten nonsense at the moment), but she decided she better check things out. When she walked over, she burst out laughing and called for the male human to come down. I had taken a large bag of red lentils from the kitchen counter (to be used for the humans’ dinner) and carried it all the way downstairs. The humans’ couldn’t believe I could carry it because it was at least two full cups of lentils! I liked them because they were the same color as my sister Sally.


Dreamboat-in-Training #29

January 23rd 2012 5:36 pm
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Good thing my brother Artie already gave me my fifth bath for today. I have to look extra good now that I'm Samoa's Dreamboat-in-Training #29!

When I first found out the news, I was so excited that I chased my tail for a couple of minutes (almost caught it, but that darn thing got away!). I really look up to my big brother Artie. He’s extra special because he’s only got three legs. I guess this makes him kind of rare—like a unicorn. My sister Hetty Miep hates that Artie only has three legs, but I think it’s so cool! So it’s a huge honor to get to be a Dreamboat-in-Training with him. And we’re both following in our brother Garp’s pawsteps. Garp died before we had the chance to meet him. He is an Angel Dreamboat. I hope we don’t disappoint him!

My older sisters scared me a little bit. They kept telling me that I wouldn’t be able to do the things I normally enjoy (chewing my female human’s hair, attacking toilet paper and paper towels, knocking things off my humans’ desks, etc). Luckily, Artie found out that it’s okay for us to do these things and that’s part of our Dreamboatiness! Artie and I have already been discussing all the things we need to do to complete our Dreamboat training.

We’re going to need some supplies…



December 1st 2011 11:59 am
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I’m the only cat in this house that has a fluffy tail. My female human is learning that no matter how often she brushes my tail, it ends up carrying remnants of my brother Artie’s “remodeling projects.” Artie loves to chew on cardboard boxes and eventually ends up chewing entire sections off (my siblings and I like to commission him to create doors in the boxes for us—something the humans have only just caught on to *rolls eyes*).

After Artie is finished creating his masterpieces, small bits of cardboard are scattered everywhere. It’s not uncommon to see me walking around with bits of his projects in my tail. I think my humans should appreciate that I’m helping keep the place clean by sweeping up the small bits!

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