Felix


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Picture of Felix, a male Breed Unknown

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"cute doesn't even cover it!"

Home:Chicago, IL  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 2 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 6 lbs.

my gotcha day-I don't feel so good, I am very sick & I weigh only 2.5lbs

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"my gotcha day-I don't feel so good, I am very sick & I weigh only 2.5lbs"

me

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"me 'n my big bro Smitty"

just waiting for dinner!

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"just waiting for dinner!"

sweet kittybaby

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"sweet kittybaby"

my little black cat

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"my little black cat"

the mighty house panther meditates

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"the mighty house panther meditates"

Hey Tig, what

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"Hey Tig, what'sup?"

snuggling with Nana

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"snuggling with Nana"

all four of us in 1 room! A Christmas miracle!

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"all four of us in 1 room! A Christmas miracle!"

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Special Gift Box:
The family of Angel Hallie (5-15-96/11-7-12), Uno, Lefty, Righty, Buddha and more!
 

Nicknames:
Feefer, Feefer-Kitty,Feeferneusse, little man, Blackbeard Thief-o-Hearts Feef

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

Quick Bio:
-part feral-cat rescue

Gotcha Date:
August 2nd 2012

Birthday:
May 5th 2012

Coloration:
Black

Likes:
Mom! and food! and Mom!

Pet-Peeves:
loud noises & if you move too fast & he is still a bit scared of The Dad

Favorite Toy:
nip stix, yoww banana, furry mousies, Da Bird, CATNIP

Favorite Nap Spot:
the cat tree, the little table by the window & the rug in mom & the dad's room

Favorite Food:
wet food, plain chicken, Party Mix

Skills:
stealing hearts, being so very cute, a very teeny squeak

Dwells:
indoors

Arrival Story:
There was this mom-lady that gave us food everyday. She talked to us, and tried to pet a few of us. For some reason, I felt so drawn to her, so I would let her really pet me & it felt good! I started to get goopy eyes & nosie. Uh oh - are you sick little man? Then she noticed that I seemed really thin & would run to the food dish, but then stare at it hanging my head - not eating. I kept shaking my head. I could not smell or breathe so I could not eat. She could feel my spine & hip bones. Every day she would spoon feed me & try to get me to eat, but I had a hard time, and would have these shaking fits where I couldn't catch my breath. The day she tried to feed me baby food with an eye dropper, I was choking. She set me down & then I kept sneezing. Well when she went to wipe my nosie, there was this green thing sticking out. She gently pulled, and out came a long piece of grass from my nosie & sinus! Boy that felt better. I was able to eat a little more, but still not much. Each day I was getting worse, and then she told the dad- man "if I don't do something, he is gonna die" so he gave the ok, and I was asked onto the screenporch - I went to the vet in the morning & she found I had pneumonia & only weighed 2.5 lbs for a 3 month old. Lots of meds, lots of tasty foods, a warm lap and lots of love from mom & I am almost all better!

Bio:
I was born in the woodpile of the backyard. Not a bad life - we got fed everyday, and played in the yard. But life is so much better now. I am never hungry for more than a minute. I feel good. I feel loved. I can become the kitty I was meant to be. Felix was born with no hip sockets, and luxating patellas on both knees. He has had surgery to fix one, but may still need the other done, and possibly the femur heads cut off on his hips. He is such a sweet boy through it all. update: I am growing like a weed & getting more confident.

Lives Remaining:
8 of 9

Forums Motto:
mon petit chat noir

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Purr...hello everyone

I've Been On Catster Since:
August 17th 2012 More than 2 years!

Stars Given In The Past Month:
Nelly ~ Bell ~ May Angel Girl


Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:
1263884

for 1315 days


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TiggerMaizy Smithwick

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a little black cat says...


updates from a Halloween Kitty

October 5th 2014 1:23 pm
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Hey all! Momma is at least trying to pop in and give some updates, and it has been a while for me. This time of year, Momma is always on the lookout for cute little black cat items. She got a cute towel for the bathroom with a black kitty on it. I am doing pretty good. Still taking the Onsior every other day - it seems to really help. Momma is going to shampoo the cat tree with kitten shampoo today - it is pretty gross. It is being moved to the front window rather than the kitchen window. This is in the hopes of Tigger not looking out at the minions so much. When our human sister was home, she helped Momma cut my nails. Momma had to use a towel & lay me on my side and kind of hold me down. WHen I stopped biting, growling & hissing, I was very quiet and let her snip away. It definitely takes 2 people to give me a pedicure. The vet now wants $15 to do it without an exam appt. Not that I am not worth it, but Momma says why stress me out in the carrier for that, if I can be in my own home, on the bed, and angry for a much shorter time, AND then get a bunch of treats. She doesn;t want The Dad to help, because I am still kind of scaredy of him, and that would be a backstep, and Nana is too nervous to do it, so when human sister is home is when I get it done. I will be due for my kidney check at the vet - it has to be monitored due to taking the Onsior "off label" Momma was baking up a storm yesterday, so it was nice & warm in the house. Tomorrow she will make some apple butter. It is that cozy time of year. I hope this finds you all well, adn happy & soon we will be able to play at Catster with everything working correctly....at least that is my wish!
tiny mews, luvs Feefer Kitty

 

much thankees

May 9th 2014 2:10 pm
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thank you for the nice birthday gifties & wishes.
Momma chose May 5 for my birthday to celebrate my survival. It is a party day, so it seems to fit for me! She knows I was born in early May, as it was in the woodpile in our yard, but she wasn't sure of the exact day. I had a nice day too! I got some crab & shrimp dinner with big chunks of shrimpies in it. I got brushied and it was nice enough for the window to be open so I could sniff the spring air. I played with this furry mousie on a stick. I am a happy, lucky kitty. The Onsior is working wonders. I am still skittish, but not quite as bad, and I play more too, and sort of run around. I still have a limping gait, but Dr Mimi said I will always walk like that - She said that I won't win a gold medal in the race, but I still can cross the finish line! purrs and happy spring to all.


A special purr to Smiley's family. He was a special friend and I will miss him. He always remembered me. I raise a paw in salute to you my friend Smiley Cassanova!

 

Onsior ROCKS

April 22nd 2014 5:45 pm
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I have been on my medicine for almost 2 weeks. I took it 3 days in a row, and now every other day. Momma thinks it is helping me! I am moving more and I seem to be moving more fluidly & quicker. I was even trit-trotting down the hallway the other day! I don;t like the chicken gabapentin, but Momma talked to the pharmacist & she suggested a tiny bit of anchovy oil or tuna oil to mask the medicine taste. So we will try that. Probably won't be back until next week, cause of the wedding. Anyone else having some log in troubles?

 
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