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Picture of Charley, a female Breed Unknown

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Home:Waldorf, MD  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 12 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 6 lbs.

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Charley Girl

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Quick Bio:
-part feral-cat rescue

chasing her sister around the house; cozying up to Uncle Petey

Mom wanting to touch her

Favorite Toy:

Favorite Nap Spot:
in a high cradle on one of the cat trees

Favorite Food:
whatever's available


Arrival Story:
We care for a feral colony. We trapped Charley and Skittles at about 5 wks of age, intending to socialize & find homes for them, but were unsuccessful on both counts. Now they're part of the family.

Lives Remaining:
9 of 9

The Groups I'm In:
Feral Colonies/TNR Programs

I've Been On Catster Since:
June 30th 2005 More than 11 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:

Meet my family
HarryRichard, 20
July 94 - 3
Feb 07

Meet my Feline Friends
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Hey! Where's the other half of my ear?!

Come and visit my Catster Group: Feral Colonies/TNR!

January 11th 2006 9:32 am
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Here's the link:

In this group, we invite you to discuss your own feral colony and/or TNR program. We especially invite those curious about TNR ("Trap-Neuter-Return") to join and find out about the concept -- and learn what you can do to reduce the stray/feral cat population in your area.

Come visit!


Dude. Be really careful when you play with the red bug.

July 1st 2005 7:21 pm
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I was minding my own business, chasing the red bug,* when suddenly I found myself in a small box that I couldn't get out of. I tried! But then Mom came in and -- I don't know what was happening but it was like I was flying. Before I knew it I was inside that small box in a loud place with strange noises and even stranger smells. I was in there for a long time. I was so scared. I had to pee, and I knew there was a dirt box for me, but I was afraid to I move. I wondered where all my buddies were, especially my sister, Skittles. I cried for her the most. I cried for her all night. I couldn't sleep. I wanted to get out! But it was of no use.

In the morning, the noises got loud again. Then other people grabbed me! I was so scared!! And all of a sudden it was like I was waking up. I went from being held by strangers to waking up. It was weird. I was so sleepy, but it was so noisy. And my ear hurt, and my tummy hurt, and my shoulder hurt.

I kept seeing people faces, and one in particular spoke to me with a really sweet voice, just like Mom. I wanted her to know I appreciated it, but I was too scared and sick to move.

I wanted to go home, but the night came again. I cried for Skittles. And I cried for Mom, because even though she's a person, I thought I'd be in that lonely place forever and that she was never coming back.

In the morning, not long after the noises got loud again, Mom came back! I don't know how -- I kinda flew again, and for a short time I was in this super noisy place that I really hated. But I could hear Mom's voice, and I could smell her, and I knew -- I just knew -- she was taking me home. And I was right!

Now, my tummy still hurts a little, but it's getting better. And it itches! Do you know they took all my fur off there? The other cats have been making fun of me. My shoulder doesn't hurt anymore, but my ear!! Half my left ear is gone!! No wonder it hurts so much! I saw myself in the mirror and almost attacked myself until I realized it was me!

Where is the other half of my ear, Mom?!

* laser pointer dot

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