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Home:Richmond, VA  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 17 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 23 lbs.

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Biggums, Meatloaf, Baby Big Boy, Big Boy, Hobbes, Meat-A-Meems (don't ask), Drum Tum, Sweet Meat, Hob Bob, Hobbubs, Hobby Horse

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Sun Sign:
July 1st 1998

Brown Tabby

Cat food, lettuce

An empty dish, nail clippings, being put in a cat carrier

Favorite Toy:
A catnip mouse

Favorite Nap Spot:
Any place

Favorite Food:
Food, lettuce, fuschia blossoms, Mom's shamrock (which has been placed out of his reach)


Arrival Story:
My parents went to church one morning and there was a group of kids on the bridge over the stream. When Mom and Dad got there, they found out a kitten was living in a hole on the bank of the stream. Dad went home and got a Have-A-Heart trap and caught the kitten and took him home. They were going to take him to the local no-kill shelter, because they already had two cats, but Dad said that if he did that he'd have to take Mom too, because she'd fallen in love. She named him "Hobbit" because he'd been living in a hole in the ground. He also has big hairy feet! Funny though that he's the biggest cat in the house...

We knew from the beginning he would be big because he always had huge feet. Now he's big AND fat. He's also extremely shy. The only people he trusts are my parents and me (my brother irritates him). You have to stay at our house for at least a week before he finally starts coming out, or visit a lot like my boyfriend has. When he's with Mom, Dad, and me he's the SWEETEST bag of cat pudding. He doesn't like to be held, but he doesn't mind being kissed, and he enjoys being paddled (silly cat). He also likes to lick our foreheads.

Lives Remaining:
8 of 9

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I've Been On Catster Since:
May 24th 2007 More than 8 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
SashaJasper, now an
angel 1/1/09
Bi-Ting. RIP
my sweet

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October 2nd 2008 5:48 pm
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I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes. Fortunately, I do not feel the needle when my human parents inject me with insulin in the skin of my neck, but...! I have gotten even fatter than I used to be; now I am ENORMOUS and I am on a diet. Noooooooooo!!!!!!

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