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Domestic Shorthair
Picture of Jelly, a female Domestic Shorthair

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Age: 5 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 8 lbs.

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Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Gotcha Date:
March 30th 2013

September 20th 2010

Gray Tabby

petting and attention

Favorite Toy:
Neko Flies

Favorite Nap Spot:
back of the couch


Arrival Story:
We were planning for a while to adopt a friend for B.A. and finally at the end of March 2013, the time seemed right. We headed to the Washington Humane Society to meet the cats we had viewed online. Our top choice was Jelly, since she had lived with a cat in her previous home (the photo of her pretty face certainly helped, too). She was surprisingly affectionate with us and the shelter staff considering her circumstances: we realized later that she had been surrendered to the shelter only a week before we adopted her! She meowed in her carrier the whole way home, and didn't like B.A. very much for the first few days (he came on a little strong). But after a week or two, they started play-fighting and grooming each other. Now they have sort of a love-hate relationship. But mostly love.

Lives Remaining:
8 of 9

I've Been On Catster Since:
March 30th 2013 More than 2 years!

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All Better!

August 8th 2013 11:18 am
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I was so worried about the cats' health that I haven't remembered to update. Jelly and B.A. are both doing quite well. Jelly's asthma attacks have not returned since that terrifying night at the end of May. She's on prednisolone once every other day to prevent symptoms and it's been working great. We have an albuterol inhaler and an Aerokat on hand in case either of our wee beasties have rapid breathing or the onset of an asthma attack.


Very sick

May 31st 2013 6:30 am
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Jelly is in the hospital on oxygen therapy after a very severe asthma attack that left her gasping for air and near the edge of death last night. She's going to be on my mind all day.

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