SooLing (In Loving Memory)


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Picture of SooLing (In Loving Memory), a female Siamese

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"Since each of us is blessed with only one life, why not live it with a cat?--Robert Stearns"

Home:Albuquerque, NM  
Sex: Female   Weight: 6 lbs.


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Holding paws with our Catster friends forever!

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"Holding paws with our Catster friends forever!"

SooLing always loved to be around the Christmas tree.  She only climbed it the first year!  This was her last Christmas with us - 2002.

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"SooLing always loved to be around the Christmas tree. She only climbed it the first year! This was her last Christmas with us - 2002."

You love me already, don't you? (Feb. 1984)

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"You love me already, don't you? (Feb. 1984)"

You mean I'm not supposed to be here?

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"You mean I'm not supposed to be here?"

Looking for me?

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"Looking for me?"

I was beginning to hear 'beautiful' a lot.

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"I was beginning to hear 'beautiful' a lot."

Dec. 1986

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"Dec. 1986"

. . .When she walked . . . she stretched out long and thin like a little tiger, and held her head high to look over the grass as if she were threading the jungle. ~ Sarah Orne Jewett

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". . .When she walked . . . she stretched out long and thin like a little tiger, and held her head high to look over the grass as if she were threading the jungle. ~ Sarah Orne Jewett"

The Queen always gets the center of the bed.

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"The Queen always gets the center of the bed."

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Nicknames:
Ma'am (as in "yes Ma'am--your wish is my command"); The Queen; Popeye (I Yam What I Yam).

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

Sun Sign:
Badges:
Rainbow Bridge
Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
January 2nd 1984

Coloration:
Seal Point

Likes:
Dad's lap; being admired.

Pet-Peeves:
Mom trying to kiss and hug her; veterinarians; being touched by strangers -- they should admire, only!

Favorite Toy:
Plastic daisies, bread ties, catnip anything.

Favorite Food:
Long John Silver's fish, Kraft American cheese, dirty socks.

Dwells:
indoors

Arrival Story:
We wanted a female Siamese kitten -- I called around and searched the paper for weeks and finally an ad appeared. We had first pick, but couldn't decide. The children in the family selling the kittens said, "This one's a girl-- she's nice," so we took that one. They were right about the "girl" part. But she was a feisty little devil. She mellowed some in, oh, about 12 years. But she stole our hearts immediately, and she has big chunks of them with her still.

Bio:
SooLing was born Jan. 2, 1984 in Chicago, but moved with us several times. She flew with us on one move and preferred flying over car travel; O'Hare Airport fascinated her! SooLing had real cattitude. She loved being told she was beautiful. But she wasn't a princess -- she was The Queen. No doubt about it. Everything was put there for her; everything belonged to her, including us. She was proud, and she was determined. She was the definition of perverse. She'd strut in front of visitors, get right up next to them, then when they put a hand out to pet her -- "whap!" Actually, it was only a pretend slap, unless they didn't take the hint. Then, it was slap, grab and bite. Bad kitty! She absolutely hated anyone looking at her, uh, butt. Yet, she'd habitually parade into a room full of people, plop down center stage, throw one leg over her head, and start licking you-know-where. Weird kitty! And, she was one of those cats who picked out the allergic person or the cat-hater in the room, then took up residence beside them. Wicked kitty! We couldn't (and wouldn't) have changed her, so we just enjoyed her devilishness. It still makes me chuckle. But she was loving, too, on her terms. Petting and holding (when she wanted) were good, but noooo hugs or kisses. She purred the moment we touched her. She absolutely worshipped her Dad. Her eyes lit up when she saw him. She followed him around, squawking in her deep, cranky Siamese voice until he sat down and provided her a lap. Her love for me was fierce and deep, too, but different. As she aged, she was more loving, and she was grateful, too, for the care we gave her. The last couple weeks of her life, we catered to her nonstop -- we wanted her to go out in the royal style she deserved, before her dignity suffered any more. Her pride was so important, right up to the end. Thank goodness for veterinarians who make house calls. We absolutely couldn't let our SooLing, who hated vets and vet offices so intensely, spend her last moments there. She had already picked her spot to withdraw to, so we knew it was fitting for her to be put to sleep there. She was still the boss. We told her she was beautiful one last time, June 23, 2003. My final tribute (and chuckle) on behalf of SooLing: I put the container with her ashes on the top shelf of our china cabinet -- she always wanted to get into that cabinet. She finally made it. It's true -- "Cats leave paw prints on our hearts." SooLing left great big, deep ones on ours.

Forums Motto:
Call me beautiful, please!


Feline mommy:

­Mai Ling

Feline daddy:
Stephen's Midnight Blue

I graced this earth:
January 2, 1984 to June 23, 2003

I've Been On Catster Since:
May 17th 2005 More than 9 years!

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