Jack - RIP


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Picture of Jack - RIP, a male Domestic Shorthair

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Home:TX  
Sex: Male   Weight: 16 lbs.

You didn't really need to go upstairs, did you?

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"You didn't really need to go upstairs, did you?"

Hi, Mom!

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"Hi, Mom!"

Patiently waiting for food

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"Patiently waiting for food"

On the back porch

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"On the back porch"

Enjoying some sun

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"Enjoying some sun"

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Ebony
 

Nicknames:
Big Guy, Jackson

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

Quick Bio:
-mixed breed

Coloration:
Black

Likes:
Just being around people, getting petted, lying in the sun

Pet-Peeves:
Being put into the cat carrier and going to the vet

Favorite Toy:
Catnip fish, cardboard cat scratcher

Favorite Nap Spot:
The landing at the top of the stairs, on the bed

Favorite Food:
Friskies Surfin' and Turfin' Favorites, Fancy Feast Classic Chicken Feast

Skills:
Jack was very intelligent - he always seemed to understand what you wanted him to do

Dwells:
indoors and outdoors

Arrival Story:
Jack lived with my mother. He originally belonged to a couple who lived on the same street as she does. When they moved to another house at the other end of the block a few years ago, Jack wouldn't stay at the new home and started hanging around at my mother's house. His original owners didn't seem to care, so she took him in.

Bio:
Jack was a big, friendly, affectionate cat who loved attention. From the first time my mom let him inside he made himself right at home. We don't know how old he was, but one of his original owners told Mom that he was a pretty old cat. His health began to noticeably decline over the past couple of months. We first thought he was having upper respiratory problems, which he had off and on, especially in the winter. But when I arrived at my mom's for Christmas, I noticed (as she had told me on the phone) that he had lost quite a bit of weight just since Thanksgiving and was having a lot of trouble breathing. We took him to the vet ASAP, and X-rays showed that he had tumors in his lungs. The cancer was too widespread and he was in serious distress, so we had little choice except to help him to the Bridge. We took him back home and buried him in Mom's backyard. RIP, sweet Jack. We'll miss you.

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Big Black Teddy Bear



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