Maarten Truan

Domestic Shorthair
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Age: 10 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 11 lbs.

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Pee Pee, Fartin' Maarten, Boo Boo, Stinky Winky, Martino Beano

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

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Quick Bio:
-cat rescue

May 15th 2006


I am very shy, so I love to just sit back and watch the other kitties

Sudden movements!

Favorite Toy:
Fuzzy mice

Favorite Nap Spot:
Curled up in a chair, or on a sunny floor in front of a window

Favorite Food:
Iams, tuna

Constant, constant begging to have my head rubbed- I am unrelenting


Arrival Story:
My Mommy found me on, and came to get me from the wonderful people who run the Second Chance Kitten Rescue. I was adopted along with my buddy, now my brother, General.

Lives Remaining:
9 of 9

Forums Motto:
Approach with caution

How I got my name:
I was named after my Mom and Dad's favorite vacation spot, the island of St. Maarten

My wonderful vet:
Dr. Linda Muegel at Catawba Animal Clinic

I've Been On Catster Since:
December 5th 2006 More than 10 years!

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

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
Hairy TruanSpider TruanRomeo TruanGeneral Truan

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Life in the Truan House

A Sad Loss

June 5th 2007 7:32 am
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I am so sad to report that it has finally happened. I have lost my one truly unique feature that set me apart from the other black Truan cats. I have lost all my white whiskers! I had four when Mommy and Daddy brought me home, but one by one they have fallen out, and I have lost my distinct "mustache" look that made me so very very cute. I was told that when my sister Spider was a kitten, she also had two white whiskers, but after they fell out, they never grew back white. So, I am certain I will be relegated to the ranks of my brother and sisters who are simply all black. Not bad company to be in, but I sure liked my Mom telling everyone "Maarten's the one with the Fu Manchu!"


My New Family

December 15th 2006 6:41 am
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I spent the first few months of my life at a rescue shelter, along with General. And now we are in our new home and enjoying life with our new family. Unlike General, who is hyper and has bonded with our rough-and-tumble new big brother Romeo, I am still shy around the other kitties. I am quiet, like my new big sister Spider, and I like to hang back and watch rather than participate. But I love to cuddle with my new Mommy, and she loves to have me in her lap. I am still the smallest of the kitties, and sometimes General pounces on me and wants to wrestle. But oldest sister Hairy usually jumps in and breaks us up when she thinks it's getting too rough. Mommy thinks I am the sweetest kitty ever and she likes it that I just want to crawl up on the couch and curl up next to her. I like it, too.

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