Little Buddy in loving memory

Domestic Shorthair
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Sex: Male   Weight: 20 lbs.

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Bud, Bud Jr., Chubs, Chubinoid Jr., Chubinski, Chubster, Budlet, Budlet P. Noidlet, Budlet P. Noidlet Jr. Esquire the 3rd

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-mixed breed

April 5th 1996

Orange Tabby

I LOVED Dental Diet cat food.

Don't mess with me when I don't want to be messed with or I'll BITE you or slice you with my razor sharp claws! I hate all the cats in the neighbhorhood - except Spice because she's the same color as me - but better not get to close all the same.

Favorite Nap Spot:
In a box on the front porch in the winter time because Dad hooked up a heat lamp and it was SO nice and toasty there!

Favorite Food:
Live geckos or lizards. Sometimes a little mouse...

I was really smart. I could "shake", tap with my "left" hand, stand up on 2 feet on command - of course only for food!

indoors and outdoors

Arrival Story:
When Mom and Dad met, Mom had 2 cats - Squeaky and Delilah. Dad really got attached to Delilah, so when she finally died, he was really sad. But Mom was tired of being the one to feed and water the cats and clean the litter box, so she told Dad HE would get to pick out the next cat so he could help with the care and feeding. Dad always wanted an orange cat and really wanted a Scottish Fold. But they are expensive and there are SO many kittens without homes, so he just kept looking. Somehow he found out about me online. Mom drove them way way far away to a house in the country to look at the little orange kitty. I was only 5 weeks old. My Mom was a tiny, tiny tortie. I had a black sister, a tortie sister, and a gray brother. Mom wanted to take my brother home too, but Dad so no, just the little tiny orange fur ball. Mom drove so that Dad could bond with his new baby on the way home. Mom kept trying to pet me but Dad kept saying "keep your eyes on the road - this is MY kitty". When we got to my new home, they discovered that I was COVERED in fleas. Dad got the flea comb and took me on the front porch and combed and combed and combed me, putting the fleas in a jar of alcohol. Mom liked watching them die - she hates fleas! After that I always LOVED to be brushed for the rest of my life.

They didn't know what to call me, but then Mom remembered a little kitten that lived across the street from them in College Station. Whenever Mom went outside, the kitten would come running across the street to get loved on. Dad would say "here comes your little buddy!" When they moved to Austin, Mom wanted to ask the neighbors if she could have the kitten, but Dad said NO - you already have 2 cats. So, back to me - Mom suggested I be called Little Buddy because I was so tiny I fit in my Dad's hand. Well..... Little did they know that I would grow up to be a VERY BIG cat! I was 20 pounds in the winter and about 18 pounds in the summer. Hopefully Mom can find the picture of me lying next to Dad and you can see how big I was. Everyone thought I might have some Bobcat in me because I was so big. My birth Mom would have been amazed because I was more than twice her size!

I've Been On Catster Since:
October 27th 2007 More than 9 years!

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Rainbow Bridge

new brother at Rainbow Bridge

July 14th 2016 9:54 pm
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Hi Little Buddy - our sweet kitty Scoobs has passed to the Rainbow Bridge two weeks ago. He was such a good boy with us and loved being outside just like you. And just like you he always gave leg lovin, and he loved Dental Diets. I hope you guys become best friends.

Scoobs is young too, just like you were when you went to the Rainbow Bridge. Mommy and Daddy miss both of you so much. We miss you Little Buddy. And now we are missing on Scooby too.

Be a good boy. Eat some of your favorite stuff - tuna or Dental Diets. What a good kitty you were.



Happy 20th Birthday Little Buddy

April 20th 2016 4:47 pm
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You would have been 20 years old this month. Dad and Mom still think about you a lot and miss you. I hope you are getting special stuff and Dental Diets in Rainbow Land. I miss my big orange boy, and all the fun times we had. Be a good boy and find another kitty to snuggle with.



found your brush

June 17th 2014 7:18 am
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Hi Little Buddy - I hope you enjoying the Rainbow Bridge. Dad and Mom still think about you. I just found one of your brushes. It has a lot of your fur still in it. You loved to get brushed, especially when you got stickers in your fur. You were such a big furry fellow.

I'm missing on ya.....Dad

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