Lady ♥


Domestic Shorthair [See My CatsterPlus Photo Book]
Picture of Lady ♥, a female Domestic Shorthair

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"cozy Lady"

Home:South Purrsville, PA  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 9 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 11 lbs.

Keep our Catster strong!

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"Keep our Catster strong!"

How to obtain a snack in 4 easy steps. 1) Alight on the counter while a Human is doing food prep.

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"How to obtain a snack in 4 easy steps. 1) Alight on the counter while a Human is doing food prep."

2. Look intently at the work surface.

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"2. Look intently at the work surface."

3. Success! Scarf down snack.

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"3. Success! Scarf down snack."

4. Well, that was a bit skimpy.  Any more where that came from?

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"4. Well, that was a bit skimpy. Any more where that came from?"

Ah, those were the days. Dougal, Thomas and me hanging on the bed in March '09, right before we moved.

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"Ah, those were the days. Dougal, Thomas and me hanging on the bed in March '09, right before we moved."

This heated bed is PAWSOME!

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"This heated bed is PAWSOME!"

This is my brand new Morgan's Bed!  So comfy! (2008)

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"This is my brand new Morgan's Bed! So comfy! (2008)"

Supposedly, this is Leo's Morgan's Bed, just because it's his size. Yeah right. (2010)

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"Supposedly, this is Leo's Morgan's Bed, just because it's his size. Yeah right. (2010)"

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Nicknames:
Ladygirl, Ma'am, Lady Moira Jane Derry, Lady NoNo, Ladybug (her Aunt Sue's name for her)

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

Sun Sign:
Gotcha Date:
March 1st 2006

Birthday:
March 1st 2005

Coloration:
Mackerel

Likes:
helping out in the kitchen ... and pretty much everywhere else; hunting

Pet-Peeves:
don't pick me up! eeek!

Favorite Toy:
laser pointer, Leo, undercover mouse

Favorite Nap Spot:
on Mama's chest when she's reading in bed, on the bed

Favorite Food:
Verus dry food. She is addicted to salty/crunchy - Fancy Feast kibble, Hills d/d, cheese crackers, Chex, other crackers, leftover milk from cereal, anything she can help herself to are favorite snacks. Accepts small portions of Cali. Natural canned food.

Skills:
befriending strangers, staying calm and not being a drama queen, hunting small rodents and sparrows

Dwells:
indoors

Arrival Story:
Lady adopted us in the winter of 2005-06. She was a sleek, clean, apparent stray (collarless), who was hanging around our yard; when I fed her and gave her fresh water she gobbled and drank as if she hadn't eaten for days. She disappeared for a few weeks, and we figured she'd found her way home, or found someone else to take her in; then she returned in late February, still friendly and clean and healthy seeming, and still ravenous. (Much later we found out that our friend across the street also had been feeding her, and she'd hung out on his property for a few weeks.) We inquired about people missing cats to no avail. She hesitated at first to come in the house, but warmth in February was an irresistible lure, so she spent a couple of nights taking shelter on the ground floor, then went out to roam during the day but always came back for meals - or if she heard my voice or footsteps as I went about ordinary outdoor tasks. After a few days of this, I took her to the vet to see if he could find an ID chip on her, as well as to have her overall health checked out, since she was coming in contact with with our cats. No ID chip, clean bill of health - and she's been spayed. Vet estimated she was about a year old. And so she got a round of shots just to be on the safe side, and has made herself at home in our house. Her integration with 3 other housecats (plus a semi-feral resident) was surprisingly undramatic, although she intimidated Leo simply because she didn't back down or get hysterical when he stalked her - she swatted him instead, and occasionally stalked and tackles him first. 7 years later she is the undisputed head of household - our most mature and least needy kitty, and she has gotten ever more affectionate over the past year or so. She comes when she's called, often so silently and stealthily that I have no idea she's at my feet. She loves sitting on my chest when I'm in bed reading and gently nipping my nose, or sleeping on my pillow with her front paws touching my arm or face.

Bio:
Special talents: serving self from cat food bins - she can open the lids, and apparently food tastes MUCH better in the bins than in her bowl. knocking at the door to be let in (she grabs edge of door with her paw, pulls it out, and releases it with a bang). She is Miss Resourceful Kitty, an Amazon, and a bit of a McGyver.

Lives Remaining:
8 of 9

Forums Motto:
Miss Manners

The Groups I'm In:
"Cobblestone Square", ****PURRS AND WOOFS FOR THE MISSING****, ♥ Hello Kitty Fan Club ♥, ♥ Democats ♥, **Tabbies With 'Tudes** , Hey! You Look Like Me!, PETS for OBAMA, Buddie & Hazel's 5th Wedding Annifursary Party!!!, De House of Isaac, Friends of the Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, GIRL CATS AT PLAY "No Boy Cats Allowed", I love Cookie!, Navin and Buds, Philadelphia Feral & Rescue Kitties, The (Endless) Summer of Scooter, The Hazel Lucy Appreciation Society, {{{PAWS 4 PEACE}}}

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Birthday Party for Sebastian

I've Been On Catster Since:
March 29th 2006 More than 8 years!

Rosettes Given In The Past Month:


Stars Given In The Past Month:
♥ Jezebel RIP ♥


Special Gifts Given In The Past Month:
Molly Angel
Chelsea Louise


Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:
289927

for 2622 days


Meet my family
Leo ♥Thomas - brave
angel♥
PixieBelle
angel ♥
Cow!Cat
Angel
Cristabel&hear
ts;
Angel Remy
Angel Annabel
Lee♥
Dougal MacDuff
of StarClan
Fizzgig,
scourge o' the
seas
FluffyPretty
NoName
FeralKitty
Skeeter - fly
free ♥
Taffy, angel
girl ♥
ObsidianSnowfl
ake(Sid)&heart
s;
Declan &
Spooky
ferals♥
Amy Rose, tiny
angel ♥
Xavier Cougar
Sam ♥

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Lady's Notes to Other Cats of Distinction


Seven things I like about ME

February 18th 2008 5:57 pm
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My friend Vlad Tepse, who is a furry handsome and gentlemanly vampire cat, tagged me fur this game. I am supposed to tell you seven exquisite things about me that I like a particular lot. It is going to be furry hard to choose only 7.

1) I have furry subtle and even markings in my black and grey coat.
2) My undercoat is a soft warm caramel colour, with pretty white highlights that Mama thinks makes my undercarriage look like a yummy caramel cream bullseye candy.
3) My toe pads are a rich, minky brown-black.
4) I have expressive eyes that can look innocent or evil or almost anything in between.
5) I know how to get out of almost any situation I don't want to be in. I can wriggle out of any collar, and get off the porch through the mail slot, and I know how to knock on the door so the People will let me in. I also can help myself to kibble whenever I want it, because I know how to open the bin it's in. (My bowl always has food in it, but food you obtain for yourself tastes much better!)
6) I am effortlessly decorative, always posing in a strikingly elegant way.
7) I am tougher than any boy cat in this house, and they know it.

I am supposed to tag 7 kitties, but I don't think that's fair because then all the other kitties will be jealous. So I will just say that if you want to tell the world seven of the furry best things about YOU, do write it in your diary!

Loving nose nibbles,
Lady

 

A portrait of me

April 18th 2007 5:16 pm
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My new friend Princess Diana 197714 made a lovely portrait of me. You can see it above. Wasn't that sweet of her? There are so many thoughtful and generous kitties on Catster.

 
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