Marco ( May 1997 - Dec 2006 )


Domestic Shorthair
Picture of Marco  ( May 1997 - Dec 2006 ), a male Domestic Shorthair

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Home:Buckley, WA  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 11 lbs.

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Nicknames:
Motormouth (loud purring)

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

Quick Bio:
-cat rescue

Birthday:
May 23rd 1997

Coloration:
Tabby and White

Likes:
Napping in the sun - napping in the flower bed

Pet-Peeves:
wet paws

Favorite Toy:
A shoe string pulled across the floor

Favorite Nap Spot:
In the sunbeam

Favorite Food:
Canned Friskies - any flavor

Skills:
He can tell you he wants to go outside by looking at you a certain way

Dwells:
indoors and outdoors

Arrival Story:
When he was about 6 weeks old, he came to our house in a torrential rainstorm. He meowed loudly until we opened the door. We took him in and were going to find his owner when the storm let up. After the storm, we went door to door until we came to the end of our street. The lady that answered the door said she saw someone drive by and drop this kitten and another one out while the car was still moving at about 20 miles an hour. So we adopted Marco and when his brother did show up, we found a good home for him. I took Marco to the vet and he was dewormed, given his shots and ear mite medicine. The vet said he was about 6 weeks old. Marco is our first cat. He is a snuggler, but he takes forever to get comfortable. He climbs in your lap and goes around and around trying find a comfy spot. He is the patriarch of our cat family.

Forums Motto:
Mr. Nonchalant

The Groups I'm In:
=^..^=Angel Cats=^..^=, Tennessee Kitties

I've Been On Catster Since:
April 29th 2006 More than 7 years!

I Was In The:
Catster's 2006 Holiday Picture Party!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:
307157


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2002 )
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Marco


Rest in Peace Marco

December 16th 2006 6:29 pm
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Well, I had to tell Marco goodbye this evening. He had the bad habit of running down the driveway to greet you while you were still driving. He would run right in front of the car. We always watched for him and slowed way down. Well, this evening, we saw him and we slowed way down, but not soon enough. The back tire got him, he only lived for about one minute after it happened. My husband was driving and he felt horrible. Marco was only 9 1/2 and he will be missed.

 

Marco feels much better

May 18th 2006 11:13 am
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Marco is doing much better now. He is eating and moving around on his own. His boo boos are healing and he is doing fine. That ordeal was pretty scarey. I hope he will stay away from the road.

 

Life is rough after being hit by a car

May 9th 2006 2:08 pm
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Today Marco is having a rough time. He is lethargic and his breathing is labored. He does not want to eat anything. He went back to the vet for more tests. The vet did another Xray. He still has fluid on his lungs, he spent another night at the vet.

 
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