Spunky (king at last) adopted

Domestic Long Hair/Maine Coon
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Home:Pawrump, NV  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 10 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 13 lbs.

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Spunk, Spunky Monkey

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Quick Bio:
-cat rescue

November 11th 2006

Black and White

Playing with Chico, curling up and watching tv with his human, and being brushed.

strangers, pet adoption events, and baths

Favorite Toy:
He loves the laser light. He can hear you pick it up and will come trotting out to play.

Favorite Nap Spot:
In his round pet bed, underneath the couch, or underneath the bed.

Favorite Food:
Spunky prefers dry food, although sometimes he likes a wet food treat. He loves crunchy kitty treats. He likes chicken and tuna sometimes.


Arrival Story:
Spunky was originally rescued along with his mama and 8 siblings when they were 4 weeks old. Unfortunately this traumatized the mama kitty and she refused to have anything further to do with her babies. I heard that the babies were dying one by one, so I went over and asked to see them. Spunky and Shazam were the only two left alive. I immediately rushed Spunky to emergency. Besides being extremely thin, he had an infection on his bum so bad that the skin had fallen off. This was the worst infection of this type that I had ever seen. The doc took Spunky and said that he was going to go carefully shave around his bum area. The doc ended up accidentally shaving clear thru Spunky's back leg! He used surgical glue to close it up and didn't say a word to me about what had happened. Thankfully, the staff pulled me aside as I was leaving and told me. I wanted Spunky and Shazam to go to a friend of mine where I knew that they would be properly taken care of. But the ones who had originally rescued them sincerely promised that they would now take extra special care of them. They soon informed me that Spunky's back leg got badly infected and they took him to their doc. The infection cleared and I was always told that Spunky and Shazam were doing really good. Awhile later I discovered that they were keeping them in a small kennel. They had no room to exercise and pratically had to sleep on top of each other. I removed them that day and brought them to my house. Spunky could not walk on his back leg. His confinement had caused his leg to begin to heal in the position of him lying down.

Spunky and Shazam did not know what to do with themselves once I got them to our house and they were 'free' to roam around. Shazam was like a bullet and zoomed all over the place. That's how she got her name. Spunky would have been the same, but not having the use of one his back legs slowed him way down. From not having much human contact, they both were extremely shy of humans. To this day, both have proven that a quiet adult household would be best for them. I worked with Spunky a lot and over time he regained the use of his back leg. He's left with a hobble and he's unable to jump up on things that are too high, unless there are 'stepping stones' for him to get up there. Spunky is one of the most loving cats I have known. I wish that we could keep him forever, but that would be selfish. He deserves his own forever home where he gets loads of attention and lots of interactive play time. It's proven just too stressful on him to go to adoption events, so we're trying to get his story out in the hopes of finding his new forever home. Shazam was recently adopted into a perfect home, and we hope the same for Spunky too. Anybody who has a quiet household and who wants a faithful, loving furry companion could not go wrong with this special guy. :) He's neutered, very healthy, current on shots, FIV/Leuk negative, and is Avid micro-chipped. He has excellent house manners and has never done any nonsense such as spraying or scratching on furniture. He's also a very quiet kitty and has never been outdoors. ********** UPDATE: Spunky was adopted to a great home on August 9th, 2009. ***** I will always love and miss you Spunky Monkey!! ******

Lives Remaining:
9 of 9

~Thank you Texas Wild Bunch & All~:

~I love you Muppet~:
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I've Been On Catster Since:
April 15th 2008 More than 8 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:

Meet my family
Gucci ~
adopted ~
Angel Chico
~DB 75b~
Sampson ~DB
~missing - we
love you~
Shadow~ loved
& missed~
Rahja~my angel
then & 4-ever~
Mystique ~with
the angels
Tigger ~
forever in my
heart ~
ZIM ~adopted~

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A Spunky-Monkey's Tales

My Grateful 5th Birthday

November 11th 2011 9:49 pm
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If there was any a foster cat that mom and her family loved more... it was me. She tried so hard to not get attached, but I won her heart over big time. In her world, I was the perfect kitty, and yet nagging at her heart she also knew that I was the most ignored one because I was so perfect and not so much needy as the others.

I could not go to adoption events because I was too shy, and because my foster mom loved me so much she never listed me on her Petfinder account. Then one day my destined new owner phoned her about a kitty she had listed on Petfinder, a short haired, stray orange & white kitty. He said that what he was really looking for was a Maine Coon. After speaking with this person for awhile, foster mom finally confessed that she had me.... what sounded like a perfect match.

With huge tears in her eyes and a hole in her heart, she agreed to adopt me into my new forever home. It was such a heartbreaking day for us both.

Within no time at all, foster mom knew in her heart that she had made the right decision. I totally clicked with my new dad and was more happy than I had ever been with her.

Thank You to all who stopped by on my special day. ~hugs~ I appreciate each one of you!

Headbonks & Love,
Spunky - A King at Last

*Foster mom has no kitties listed on her Petfinder account today..... as there are none left for adoption!!! She considers this a victory! Twenty-five plus cats have come and have been adopted into their forever homes, and all that remain are her forever cats.... Lil' Muppet, Nakita, Sampson & Chico. xoxo* I'm so grateful that I was rescued and found my forever & loving home!! *purrs*


~An update on me & sad goodbyes to my new sister~

May 30th 2010 12:27 pm
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Dear Diary,

I’ve been doing really well at my new home. I even have a new name! I am now known as Satchmo. Even though I know what it stands for, ‘one who jabbers a lot‘, I still respond to it quite well. *hee, hee*

My new sister, Mui, became very ill and Dad tried his best to have the doctors here and in Las Vegas find out what was ailing her. Sadly it turned out she had a tumor in her belly and about a week ago Dad and the doc helped Miss Mui take her journey to the Bridge. *sad purrs* Dad says that Mui had 15 wonderful years with him, but I know that he’s sad and 15 years just didn’t feel long enough.

Dad and I are looking for a new addition to our home now. Not to replace Mui, but so that I am not the only furry kid around here. I went from living with Muppet and several other kitties to living with just one other, and now I’m the only one. Somehow this feels quite odd. My foster mom is going to keep her eyes and ears open to find me another brother or sister that will fit right in with Dad and me. *purrs*

Dad had been so busy trying to help Mui that he didn’t have time to send foster mom pictures to update my room with. He promised that he will now work on getting some sent to her so she can put them up. :)

Hope everyone is having a nice Memorial Day weekend. I’m stretched out flat on my back just relaxing and spending time with my wonderful Dad. Thanks for all of the yummy food that has been left in my room! Yum, yum! *purrs of thanks to Catster and my friends*

Headbonks & Love,
Spunky - a king at last


~ a very shocked & grateful Spunky Monkey ~

January 23rd 2010 4:27 pm
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Dear Diary,

I’m stunned and I don’t quite know what to say! Cat of the Day, WOW! Thank you HQ for this honor and thank you so much to all who have kindly stopped by my room to say congrats! I will paw out my appreciation to each of you later this evening! *huge hugs to you all*

Foster mom has tried to contact my dad today but so far has not had any luck. He does visit my room, so he’s going to be thrilled to see that not only has he made it possible for me to be king of my own castle, but now kindly Catster’s has made me their king for an entire day! Thank you, thank you, thank you to all!

Many Grateful Headbonks and Purrs,
Spunky - a king at last -

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