Photo Comments Age: 1 Year Sex: Male Weight: 9 lbs.
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Rufus Henry Sparklefarts, Rufus Dufus, RHS, The Kraken, Stormageddon, Bitster, E-Type, Space Race, The Honourable Rufus Henry Sparks
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July 11th 2013
March 2nd 2013
Being UP, going fast, tackling, playing competitive scratching post, eating shoelaces and hoodie cords until his gums bleed.
His adopted big brother, Jasper. Any empty dish on the floor (hockey!). Mouse Pointer. Da Bird.
Favorite Nap Spot:
His perfectly sized hand knitted kitty-pi in his favourite window.
All food. Anything Jasper wants, radcat raw food, stinky cheese, bread, hummus, pie...shoelaces...paper...
Moving at the speed of light, playing fetch, simulating a racquetball, playing hockey, super shoulder high jump.
Rufus Henry Sparks was considered a "bad cat" by many other people. He was (is) one of those cats that's genetically hyperactive - sure, big personalities are part of being an orange tabby, and that's why I love them, but his hyperactivity was above and beyond that (still is). He attacked every other cat in sight, and didn't understand the social cues given off by other kitties that say BACK OFF MAN. He played like a little murderer, and he did so relentlessly. He also bit all the humans - not because he was "mean" per se, but because he was constantly suffering from hyperarousal. He was like a racquetball with claws and teeth. His own little furry particle accelerator of destruction. After months of working with him, he was only a little better no matter how many excuses I made for him, so he was deemed unadoptable for behavioural issues. Fortunately, we were already in love with him, so we kept him. I had been deluding myself for three months, thinking that I could give him up if someone wanted him - I just didn't want to be a failed foster after having success with my previous two behavioural fosters. But fate decided for us, and we couldn't be happier!
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The Groups I'm In:
Awesome Kitties of Catster, COZY CAT READING ROOM, Portland
I've Been On Catster Since:
Rosette, Star and Special Gift History