Calamity Jane (CJ)

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Home:Austin, TX  
Age: 9 Years   Sex: Female

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CJ, Cheeta J

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Quick Bio:

October 1st 2006

Greenies treats

Being picked up or kissed

Favorite Toy:
A golf ball

Favorite Nap Spot:
The dining table

Favorite Food:
Science Diet Chicken Feast

She can catch a treat between two paws and put it in her mouth.


Arrival Story:
In September 2006, my Siamese, Jazz passed away from a stroke. I was inconsolable. So when Christmas rolled around, one of my best friends called and said I should expect to see Santa Claus on December 15. Sure enough, on Dec. 15, there was a knock at my door. But it wasn't Santa. It was a Manx breeder who drove 150 miles to deliver a ten-week old female Manx kitten with a huge red bow around her neck. I've never been so shocked in my life!!! I named her Calamity Jane after my favorite character on the HBO series "Deadwood." Can you believe such loving friends?

CJ was very, very ill the first year of her life, and I didn't think she was going to make it to her first birthday. I think many people would have euthanized her--she was that sick. Multiple vets diagnosed "Manx syndrome," a common genetic defect. But the last vet we tried gave her a $6 bottle of pink antibiotic--instant cure!! We consider Dr. Booth our guardian angel. She cured CJ--then disappeared!

Lives Remaining:
7 of 9

I've Been On Catster Since:
April 20th 2008 More than 7 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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