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Sneakers *10/1995 - 4/5/2012*

American Shorthair
Picture of Sneakers *10/1995 - 4/5/2012*, a male American Shorthair

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Sex: Male

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   Leave a treat for Sneakers *10/1995 - 4/5/2012*

Mickey, Slappy, Mr. Neaks

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Quick Bio:
-cat rescue

Black and White

Being under peoples legs, eating, catnip, speaking, protecting people and other cats, leaning against people

Cats hissing or screeching. He will ALWAYS break up a fight, loud noises/people, the vaccuum, being chased by the dog

Favorite Toy:
Catnip pillows

Favorite Nap Spot:
On the dining room chair, on the couch, on a pile of clothes that are waiting to be washed, on the trampoline, on or in a box

Favorite Food:
Fancy feast and people food. He's ALWAYS hungry

Not really a skill but he speaks when spoken to. He is the most vocal of our cats and like to sing and scream to let us know what he wants.


Arrival Story:
In the fall of 1995 a cat with 3 kittens was found in our yard. Sneakers was one of the kittens. He, like the other cats started out eating in our yard and taking shelter in our garage. It didnt take very long for him to trust us so he has been living in our house for the majority of his life.

January 2010 I noticed an abnormality in one of Sneakers' eyes. His pupil remained fully dilated, even in bright sunlight. After a trip to the vet we found out Sneakers has glaucoma and is now blind in that eye and the underlying reason for the glaucoma is because he is FIV+. I didn't see that coming and was so upset for him as well as concerned for the well-being of my other 4 cats. Luckily Sneakers is not a fighter so there haven't been any other issues with any of my other cats coexisting with Sneakers. Over the past year and a half since his diagnosis the only major changes I've noticed is his trouble figuring out how to use the litter box (I had to keep a wee wee pad in front of the litter box now because he doesnt seem to remember how to go in any more) and in general he seems a little disoriented and confused at times. He has kept his weight up, still has his voracious appetite, still breaks up fights if he hears one going on, still wants to be near people and still enjoys his time outside lying in the sun (after adjusting to being attached to a lead. No more wandering or adventuring for him)

Forums Motto:
*Finally at Peace*

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Sneakers needs your prayers/well wishes as he crosses the

I've Been On Catster Since:
June 1st 2005 More than 11 years!

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*8/1994 -
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Misty *10/1995
- 10/10/2013*
August 13 2009

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