Domestic Shorthair [See My CatsterPlus Photo Book]
Picture of Dalton♥, a male Domestic Shorthair

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"Thank everyone for making my day as Cat of the Day, a time I will remember always!"

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Age: 6 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 6 lbs.

I am making a rainbow with my tail to show Zack I love and miss him. (Mom says I look like one of those cat purses, hehe.)

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"I am making a rainbow with my tail to show Zack I love and miss him. (Mom says I look like one of those cat purses, hehe.)"

Mom, I was napping.  Go ahead, take the picture, I'm awake now.

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"Mom, I was napping. Go ahead, take the picture, I'm awake now."

Our little guy in a gray flannel suit.

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"Our little guy in a gray flannel suit."

*y-a-w-n* I'm bored, I guess I'll take another nap.

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"*y-a-w-n* I'm bored, I guess I'll take another nap."

I'm looking more like my brother Zack.  (except our eyes are a different color)

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"I'm looking more like my brother Zack. (except our eyes are a different color)"

Harry and I like to nap in boxes

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"Harry and I like to nap in boxes"

He's not heavy, he's my brother Xerox...wait, he IS heavy!

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"He's not heavy, he's my brother Xerox...wait, he IS heavy!"

I'm getting handsome, hehe.

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"I'm getting handsome, hehe."

My friend, and Catster twin, Edward, is an angel now.  Chase a butterfly for me, Edward!  I will miss you.

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"My friend, and Catster twin, Edward, is an angel now. Chase a butterfly for me, Edward! I will miss you."

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DT, Little gray guy

August 28th 2008


Playing, cuddling, nudging his new daddy's beard

Having to spend a few days in the laundry room and when his dish is empty

Favorite Toy:
Shoe laces #1, cardboard box to chew on, all balls

Favorite Nap Spot:
In his dad's lap, or on dad's belly, and now our bed

Favorite Food:
Purina Pro kitten canned and dry

He's a little charmer, does that count?


Arrival Story:
One look into those eyes, and we were goners. We brought this little angel into our home, to be our 32nd inside cat! He was rescued by a shelter we support, and he desperately needed a home with love. One thing we never run out of in this home, is LOVE. Thank you for welcoming this little guy to Catster!

Our little gray guy is a bouncing boy, full of kittenhood joy! He is very affectionate. After only a short quarantine period, he began to play and chase with the grown cats. He especially likes the youngest, Larke, and she is enjoying a playmate closer to her own size. Riley liked and licked him from day one! Pete had his usual hissy fit for a couple days, but quickly realized his own love was not in jeopardy, and made friends too. Sophie seemed to be looking out for him, in a motherly way. He is so tiny, running around! We haven't had a baby this little in a while. We had some health concerns because his abdomen was very bloated, and stayed bloated. He was checked for parasites, and given medicine. When his tummy still stayed huge, we had a sonogram done, which revealed no masses, tumors, or fluid build-up. He does have one slightly underdeveloped kidney, which we will keep an eye on. This little guy only weighed 1.8 pounds, even after two days of feedings. His eyes are a beautiful shade of green/blue, but may change as he ages. UPDATE: Dalton's eyes became a lovely shade of light green. He remains a tiny boy, but he is still so full of energy. He loves to play, and will make a game out of anything...a plastic spoon, a bottle cap. No need for expensive toys with this little guy. At night he often climbs between us to "say goodnight", before choosing a permanent spot. We have really grown to love this babe more and more. Since we lost Zack, we have caught ourselves glancing at him, and thinking it was Zack, just for a fleeting moment. Those would be big paws to fill, but if any cat can do it, Dalton can! Thank you for reading his story. P.S. There are lots of cute kitten pictures in his Photobook!

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Forums Motto:
Little Guy in a Gray Flannel Suit

Birthday : August 28th, 2008

Catster Honors
CAT OF THE DAY~September 14th, 2009

Thanks a million, for the picture,
Pawlette Nip-NoNo!

I've Been On Catster Since:
October 30th 2008 More than 6 years!

Rosettes Given In The Past Month:

Stars Given In The Past Month:
SooLing (In Loving Memory)
Rebby Angel Dreamboat #55
Skeeter Pumpkin Butter  2000-2

Special Gifts Given In The Past Month:
Silvio- Angel Dreamboat #11
Mr D - D'boat #19
Big Harry, My Orange Angel
 Pigeon -  misses you! :(
Zoe Kona Sunshine  DG#2
Junior (1993-2006)
Callie Girl (1/10/07 - 8/8/09)
Nollee (2005-2007)
Dusty ~ Rainbow Bridge Angel
Lucky- My Angel forever, RIP
C.C. (in memory of)
Allie the Angel Kitty

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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for 3497 days

Meet my family
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My Big Love
(1994-2012 )
Griffin♥The Texas Wild
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Dalton's Diary

Trip To The Vet

April 5th 2010 4:07 pm
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Did everyone have a nice Easter? I did, but this afternoon I was doing the "Bunny Hop". Mom said, "Dalton, what's wrong with your paw? I squeaked a little when she touched it, so she called the vet.
In the carrier I went. I was quiet as a mouse on the ride over.
When my vet checked me over, he found a tiny cut on my paw. He said it might be a bite, but there was only one place, so mom thinks it was a cut. Plus, my siblings don't normally bite, except for Pete, who likes to bite the back of our necks. He must have watched too many vampire movies when he was a kitten. Anyway, I am gonna be fine, I just have to take some antibiotic pills for ten days. The vet said I should be feeling lots better in about two to three days. I'm already feeling better to be home.

Also, while I was there, there was a lady with a beautiful Seal Point Siamese wrapped in a towel. His name was Cherokee, and he was going to the Bridge.
His mom let mom love on him while they waited. Cherokee was 18 1/2 years old. He was blind and deaf, but they said he still purred nonstop, and even with hardly any teeth, he ate the dogs food. Mom said cats are so remarkable. They adapt to whatever life throws their way.
I was hoping our friends will say a prayer for Cherokee and his family.

Uh oh, here comes dad with the "piller".
*looks for a place to hide*
*ssshh, don't tell him that I'm under the bed*

Extra quiet purrz, Dalton


What A Day!!!

September 14th 2009 8:50 pm
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Meows everyone!
I'm sorry it is so late, almost 11pm, mom just got home from out of town, and looked at my page! It's BEAUTIFUL!!!
I had an amazing day, and I can't wait to write all about it, but if it's okay, I am going to do that tomorrow, and thank everyone tomorrow too.
Mom says she is super-duper-poopered tonight.

Just one last thanks to the Catster Team, for my honor, and lots of purrz to my friends, both old and new! I'm not sure I will be able to sleep tonight! BIG PURRZ!

Lotz of Luv, Dalton


Cat Of The Day!

September 14th 2009 9:07 am
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OMC!!! OMC!!! OMC!!!


I have to come back later to say thank you to everycat for all the great notes and gifts because mom has to go to work out of town today, but she says she will be smiling every mile! She is very proud of me. :)
Thank you, HQ, for your pawsome honor. I will puff my chest out, and be a very happy CAT OF THE DAY!!! I still can't believe it's happening! I wish Zack was here to see this. He would be so proud too.

Many, many thanks!!!! See ya later!

Love and excited purrz, Dalton

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