Maine Coon/Breed Unknown
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Home:Collinsville, IL  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 20 lbs.

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Cookie, Puss, Putty-tat, Biscuit

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Quick Bio:
-disabled -cat rescue

Gotcha Date:
April 25th 2004

Orange & White Tabby

SLEEPING, snuggling and playing fetch with Grandpa Keith, seeing my Mommy

Aidan and Christian, the scary vaccuum, my bum leg and being touched when I'm grouchy

Favorite Nap Spot:
on a wicker chair, upstairs.

Favorite Food:
I like anything Grandma Vicky and Grandpa Keith feed me! Especially cat treats!!

Jumping really high and playing fetch!

indoors and outdoors

Arrival Story:
Mom was coming back from a road trip when she had to stop by Wal-Mart to pick up a few things. While she was leaving, a friend pointed out that a man had a box of kittens. She came over there to look at me and my siblings--there were 3 black and white kittens and me, an orange kitty. Obviously you can tell which one Mom chose!

Currently, I no longer live with Mom anymore. My new Daddy was allergic to me, so I went to live with my Grandma Vicky and I love it there! But I know Mom misses me a lot!

I've Been On Catster Since:
August 7th 2004 More than 11 years!

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Days in the Life of Crookshanks


March 6th 2009 8:04 am
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Dear Diary,

Yep, I'm still alive and kicking, still living with Grandma Vicky and Grandpa Keith. I love it here. I can catch small animals, sleep outside and I basically have the run of the house.

A few months ago, Grandma Vicky rescued another cat and brought him home. His name is Ozzie and I'm not sure if I like him very much. I mostly ignore him.

Mommy comes to visit often, but we don't interact much. She tries to hug and pet me, but in my old age I don't like to be bothered too much.

Mommy's little baby Aidan grew up into a little boy. He tries to play with me too, but I don't like him either. Ozzie plays with Aidan though.

Mommy brought another one of those small baby creatures around. His name is Christian but he doesn't bother me, so I like him.

Grandpa Keith is my favorite!! He brushes me and gives me treats. I like him the most!!





September 6th 2005 4:53 am
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Dear Diary,

*meow* I have been living with Grandma Vicky and Grandpa Keith for awhile now and I LOVE it here. They feed me lots of treats, I get to play fetch with Grandpa, and I get to roam around the neighborhood. Mommy was always too scared to let me out, but little does she know, I'm a tiger! I can take on anyone.

Except for that mean person who shot me in the leg. :c( I was out n' about, minding my own business, stalking small creatures when something hit me in the leg. It hurt sooo bad, but I managed to crawl home, where Grandma Vicky found me.

Grandma and Grandpa took me to the hospital where I had some X-rays and they made me stay overnight. I finally got to go home, but I couldn't use my leg at all! I was afraid that I would never be able to use it again!

So, it was back to the hospital I went for more X-rays. Apparently, I had a crack in the joint of my hip, so I had to have surgery.

I'm okay now though. Momma was REAL worried, but she's okay now too.

Momma brought a new addition to the family over the other day! It was a smaller version of her...I think it's called a baby. I smelled him a little bit and he smelled really good, like milk. YUM! They kept calling this creature Aidan. I guess I gotta get used to him being around now.

I'm gonna go bathe myself, eat some food, and find something to get into. Hopefully I'll have more updates later!

~Crookshanks (aka Cookie...that's what Grandma and Grandpa call me)

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