(In Loving Memory of) Hope


American Shorthair/Domestic Shorthair [See My CatsterPlus Photo Book]
Picture of (In Loving Memory of) Hope, a female American Shorthair/Domestic Shorthair

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"Thank you for my wings Sassy!"

Home:Penobscot County, Maine, ME  
Sex: Female   Weight: 8 lbs.

Pretty Girl!

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"Pretty Girl!"

A happy pride:  Hope, Nala and Aspen cuddle in the window seat

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"A happy pride: Hope, Nala and Aspen cuddle in the window seat"

Silly cat soaks up the water in the sink... look at those eyes... she's just not right in the head in these shots!

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"Silly cat soaks up the water in the sink... look at those eyes... she's just not right in the head in these shots!"

Here's to the holiday season... festive feline!

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"Here's to the holiday season... festive feline!"

Hope rests with Ruby & Blanche, napping ferrets.

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"Hope rests with Ruby & Blanche, napping ferrets."

Hope grows weary of waiting for boring ferrets to wake up to play with her

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"Hope grows weary of waiting for boring ferrets to wake up to play with her"

Aren't I smart?

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"Aren't I smart?"

Hopey, all dressed- up!

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"Hopey, all dressed- up!"

Hopey continues her bathroom romp session

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"Hopey continues her bathroom romp session"

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

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-mixed breed-pound cat-cat rescue

Birthday:
June 8th 1994

Coloration:
Patched Tabby

Likes:
Playing with her best friend, Blanche the ferret.

Pet-Peeves:
Never had a complaint from her

Favorite Toy:
The ferrets

Favorite Nap Spot:
The window

Favorite Food:
Diamond Cat food

Skills:
Made a good mommy to a stray kitten I had brought home (who actually was killed a month after her)

Dwells:
indoors and outdoors

Arrival Story:
I had just had a very traumatic miscarriage and decided I wanted to get a cat. Back then, they had a cat pound... kind of the deathrow for felines. She was only 6 months old. When I came in, they had rows of tiny wire cages and I looked only briefly. Hope reached her little white paw out through the cage bars and was quite playful with me. Her colors were wonderful... never another cat like her in all the world. She only cost $5 to adopt and she was worth much more to me. The first night, I had developed an infection from the miscarriage. Hope wanted to sleep on me and I was in such pain, I just couldn't. It broke my heart because she was so affectionate right off the bat and I couldn't return the affection. However, we would have many more occasions to cuddle. The nextdoor neighbors had watched her chase squirrels on their lawn and stalk a skunk family into the back yard. They loved to watch her and she was a joy to everyone.

Bio:
When she was a little older than a year and a half, my friend that lived downstairs came and knocked on my door. She told me that she thought Hope had been hit by a car. My friend had found her downstairs, outside on the two steps that lead to her apartment from the driveway. Hope was still alive, but was not well at all. I got a ride to the vet, but it was after hours and the vet just stuck an IV in her and put her in a cage. Of course, by morning she was dead. To this day, I cannot figure out where she was hit or how she ended up on the granite steps outside. It doesn't really matter. She was gone... my Hope was gone. She was survived by felines: Nala and Aspen (killed by a car a 30 days later). It was a tough year.

I've Been On Catster Since:
August 4th 2006 More than 8 years!

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Queen Nala
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