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Picture of Barney, a male Burmese

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Home:San Francisco, CA  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 8 lbs.

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Barndora, Barn, barnikins

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

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Quick Bio:

February 14th 1992


People... he's a real Burmese, meaning a real slut

Shrub, being alone, when there's no water

Favorite Toy:
balls, people, his edible Shrub toy

Favorite Nap Spot:
in the sun, sometimes outside when he escapes

Favorite Food:
whatever Patsy is eating, butter (he loves to make butter stick sculptures!) and turkuy.

erasing answering machine message, pressing buttons, finding people who are allergic to him and reading.


Arrival Story:
My dad's Himalayan, The Rug, had died and he was very sad. A good friend prevented him from getting a "puppy mill" kind of kitten and instead he found a burmese breeder on E. 53rd St. whose building was condemned. One of Barney's little cousins tried to charm him into taking him home, but he was too little. Barney jumped down on my dad's shoulders as he was sitting and talking with the breeder, and they went home together and were very happy. Then he met my mom, and a couple of years later, me!

Barney passed away on July 13, 2007, after long battles with his kidneys and his thyroid. We would all like to thank the fine doctors and staff at Pets Unlimited in San Francisco, and Dr. Pamela Dentler, his vet in Brooklyn when he was a little kitty, for all their fine care over the years. He will be missed (from barney's dad!)

Forums Motto:
snuggle me right now!

I've Been On Catster Since:
August 16th 2004 More than 12 years!

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night fun

It won't be long now

February 8th 2005 7:42 pm
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My b-day is almost here. I'm very excited. I think my people family is going to get me a whole fish to share with my animal family! I hope it's a trout! I get to pick my piece then patsy then maybe the fluffy white dog becuse she eats any thing.


thoughts about 14

January 26th 2005 5:56 pm
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I'm going to be 14 on Feb 14th, and I'm wondering what it will be like. Thirteen was sure a strange year, with Lucy coming to visit and Dad being around all the time. So, now that Lucy is part of the family and Dad is still looking for a job, and Maya's in 2nd grade, Patsy has gotten just an inch quieter.

I hope they have a party for me with all my favorite cat-huggers. Maybe fourteen will just be like my regular life. I can still drink out of the toilet, steal my families water glasses, sculpt butter, and follow everyone that comes into house until they hug me.


My birthday

January 9th 2005 10:42 am
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My birthday is coming up and I wonder what presents I'll get. Maybe I'll get a book that shows how to get a puppy to stop annoying you, or another book that can show you how to teach your younger cat sister how to be quiet. A book that shows you how to be a cupid would be nice, or a gardening book on catnip. Maybe a new big hunk of butter so I can make a really interesting butter sculpture and get it into a museum!

Maybe I'll get all of those presents and be a really happy kitty!

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