Twinkie


Domestic Shorthair
Picture of Twinkie, a male Domestic Shorthair

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Home:Burlington, IA  
Age: 13 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 17 lbs.

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Nicknames:
Tinky, Twinks, Tubby, Twinkster, Love Bug, Tubby Twostep, Twink

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

Quick Bio:
-blind -cat rescue

Birthday:
May 15th 2001

Coloration:
Orange Tabby

Likes:
Cat Nip, Me, Kisses, Snuggling

Pet-Peeves:
Dirty Litter Boxes, Empty Food Bowl

Favorite Toy:
Kong Hugga toy!

Favorite Nap Spot:
Under the end table or right next to me or on my lap

Favorite Food:
Soft Food, Cereal Milk

Skills:
Sits up on my lap & kisses me

Dwells:
indoors

Arrival Story:
Twinkie showed up outside meowing/catterwalling below a window. My son and I went outside to see him. Since he was such a sweetheart, we brought him inside. A week later, a neighbor asked if we had their cat (oops), but then said we could keep him since he had a more comfortable and safe life indoors. Yay! Since then, we have had him neutered, which did away with the nightly catterwalling. He is always purring; just a cheerful guy. He follows me everywhere in the house. He gets along great with the other cats & dogs, and loves his family!

Bio:
The vet told us last fall that Twink was about 4 1/2 years old, so his birthdate is just an approximation based on that. -- His favorite play partner is Pumpkin the Cat who is only slightly older than he. 2-2-09: Twinkie is now blind in his right eye as a result of glaucoma, caused by tumors growing in his right ear canal. He has been on a diet for a little over one month, also, so he has lost a little weight. He's still as lovey-dovey as ever and gets along fine with vision in only one eye (even though his eye and ear hurts him at times).

Lives Remaining:
5 of 9

I've Been On Catster Since:
May 10th 2006 More than 8 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:
312630


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