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Picture of Nickelby, a male Domestic Shorthair

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"I love cold water"

Home:Madison, WI  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 14 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 10 lbs.

Enjoying Summer 2014 with my Blues Furiends

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"Enjoying Summer 2014 with my Blues Furiends"

Sleepy, sleepy, sleepy

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"Sleepy, sleepy, sleepy"


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My Spring pic from the Blues Lounge!  Thank you Bugsy!!

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"My Spring pic from the Blues Lounge! Thank you Bugsy!!"

Easter at RBL - thanks Bugsy!!

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"Easter at RBL - thanks Bugsy!!"

My first time out in the sun - Spring 2014!

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"My first time out in the sun - Spring 2014!"

Hello - I

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"Hello - I'm the newbie here and my name is Nickelby - welcome to to my page!"

This feels good!

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"This feels good!"

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Today is my Birthday!

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Special Gift Box:
The family of Big Harry, My Orange Angel, Patches, Angel Abigail, Angel Zack, Angel Lumi and more!
The family of Harley ~ DB #173a, Cody ~ DB #173b and Raj ~ DB #173c

Nicki, Nick, Nickel

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-mixed breed

Gotcha Date:
February 21st 2014

August 1st 2001

Gray Tabby

Getting petted

Getting pilled

Favorite Toy:
Wand toy

Favorite Nap Spot:
On the couch in a cat bed in the living room

Favorite Food:
Pate canned food, now that he knows what it is

Looking at me with those soulful eyes.


Arrival Story:
I decided to volunteer for a small rescue. When I went for training I spotted an old grey cat, who looked very skinny and kept looking at me. I felt an immediate connection with him. I figured it was because he looks very similar to Angel Dexter, whom I lost almost a year ago. Each day I volunteered, I couldn't wait to see him, and he was eagerly awaiting my visit. After 3 weeks I offered to foster/adopt him. After I got him home I realized he was in worse shape than I thought. His coat was thin with areas of hair loss, his hocks and paw pads were bloody from being chewed on. He was very underweight for his large frame and I often heard him breathing. I officially adopted him, made a vet appointment, and we started our journey to recovery.

Lives Remaining:
3 of 9

Forums Motto:
Soul Kitty

I've Been On Catster Since:
March 1st 2014 More than 1 year!

Rosettes Given In The Past Month:

Special Gifts Given In The Past Month:
Cody ~ DB #173b

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:

for 1224 days

Meet my family
PounceDexter - Angel
DB #58B
Sigmund -
Angel DB #58A
Daisy Angel
Benson - DB
PaisleyKingsley - DIT

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Never Give Up Hope

My First Gotcha Day!

February 21st 2015 7:52 pm
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I can't believe I've been in my furever home for a whole year already. Don't tell any of the other furs, but mom says I'm extra special because I am so good. I'm very content and love to nap, eat, nap, eat...

I get to eat on top of the pool table. I eat slower than some of my fursibs, and this way I'm not bothered by those food stealers who never think they get enough.

For the last couple months I've been sneaking in the bed at night and snuggling with my dad when he's not at work. If he comes home from work in the morning, I follow him upstairs in hopes we can take a nap together.

My health is good and I don't have to take any medicine. I'm sorta itchy sometimes, but I'm better than I've ever been, and I told mom not to put me on any special food because I won't eat it.

Life if good!

Thanks fur helping me celebrate my dear furiends!

Love & Hugs,


Yay - I'm a Daily Diary Pick!

March 19th 2014 5:54 am
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Thanks Catster, for choosing me today! And thanks for the gifties and well wishes furiends!

Me and Pouncey went to the vet yesterday. I'm still having trouble eating and sometimes spit out my food. My vet said it will take awhile for my sutures to dissolve and that new bone will have to grow in my jaw. Two of the 4 teeth pulled were my lower canines, and they were so loose she pulled them out with her fingers. I'm still kinda itchy and lick myself a lot, but not as bad as I used to.

Sisfur Pouncey had her lip looked at. She was all excited because they gave her some nip to play in and she ate it. The vet rolled her hands in nip before she tried to touch her, cause Pouncey tries to bite the vet. She still has a 1cm lump, but we're just going to watch it for now, because it's not bothering her at all.

Is it Spring yet? It sure doesn't feel like it. We'll I'm off for a nap and I'll have to keep dreaming about it fur now.

Hugs & Purrs,


I'm Glad this is All Behind Me!

March 14th 2014 11:25 am
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Well I've had a rough couple of weeks. I was still getting settled in and all of a sudden there were new humans in the house. My grandpa went to the Bridge last week and dad's son and 5 year old grandson stayed with us for a whole week. I was scared and mom was doing everything she could to protect me. She said the little human was actually quite well behaved, as he has 3 kitties at his house and is taught to respect us. Kingsley and Paisley were very excited to have a little human waving toys around and playing nonstop.

On Tuesday mom had the flu so dad took me to the vet. I had 4 teeth pulled! Yikes - my mouth feels funny and I'm still taking pain meds. Then I got sick and vomited for a day. I'm starting to feel better now - also taking some prednisolone and Zyrtec for the itchies and Dasuquin for my other aches. We're working on my diet in hopes of it helping me feel more comfortable.

The other furblings are getting excited about the warm weather and checking out the kitty enclosure and fenced yard. I'm very content staying inside. I'm glad I never gave up hope; and my new mommy just luvs me so much!

I know I don't have very many furiends, but I wish the best for anyone stopping by to visit me, you are very spawcial:)

Hugs and Purrs,

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