Opal


British Shorthair
Picture of Opal, a female British Shorthair

Photo Comments
Age: 12 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 9 lbs.

Photo Comments

Photo Comments

   Leave a treat for Opal

Nicknames:
Opal Anne

Kitty Complexion:
 Activeness 
sleepyvery active
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Curiosity 
not curiousvery curious
 
 Friendliness 
timidaffectionate
 
 Vocal 
not vocalvery vocal
 

Quick Bio:
-purebred

Likes:
Naps, petting, looking out windows

Pet-Peeves:
Otis, her co-cat

Favorite Toy:
Chenille mouse

Favorite Nap Spot:
Bedroom that gets afternoon sun

Favorite Food:
Cheese

Skills:
Posing--with special emphasis on paw placement. Bed making--specializes in full lump service.

Dwells:
indoors

Arrival Story:
We got Opal when we discovered that Izta, the best cat we had ever had before Opal, was suffering from PKD. Izta's breeder was devastated when she heard the news. She had all her cats tested and had to retire some from breeding. She offered us a special deal on the litter of kittens she had at the time. We picked Opal because the breeder's daughter, who slept with the kittens, said Opal was the most cuddly. She was right. Opal's become a little more dignified as a grown up, but when she was a kitten she loved being held and petted so much that you could pass her around the room.

Bio:
Opal is a Zen princess. She is confident that she is the center of the universe and the most beautiful cat in the world, but she accepts it as part of the order of the cosmos and never lords it over lesser beings. She's famous for her perfect paw placement. Her front paws are always perfectly arranged, but what separates her from the also-rans is is the placement of the hind feet. She never loses her chenille mouse under the furniture. While it sometimes misbehaves and needs a bit of whacking and nipping to set it straight, she also likes to nap with it and carry it all over the house. Because of a malocclusion, it's especially important to brush her teeth to keep the tartar down. She thinks the poultry flavored toothpaste is a treat and is always perfectly well behaved for her tooth brushing.

Lives Remaining:
9 of 9

Forums Motto:
I know I'm perfect. It's no big deal.

I've Been On Catster Since:
September 16th 2004 More than 10 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:
72215


Meet my family
Louise (in
memoriam)
Otis

Meet my Feline Friends
See all my Feline Friends
See all my Feline Friends