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Picture of Albie, a male American Shorthair

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Home:Elkins, WV  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 13 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 15 lbs.

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Special Gift Box:
The family of ♥Simon♥ and Reuben (An angel now)

Bubba Fats, Braveheart

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Quick Bio:
-mixed breed-cat rescue

May 2nd 2002

Orange & White Tabby


Dinner being served late

Favorite Toy:
A little round toy with a scratcher pad in the middle and a ball in the ditch

Favorite Nap Spot:
Next to his adoptive brother, Mr. Silk

Favorite Food:
Friskies Indoor Cat

Albie likes to play "fetch" with the milk bottle ring


Arrival Story:
When my beloved Albert went to the Rainbow Bridge on May 2, 2002, I was devastated and lost. I burned a candle on his grave for 17 days - one day for each year of his life - and on the 17th day, my hubby came home from work at lunchtime with a tiny kitten which fit in the palm of his hand. This little kitten still had his baby blue eyes. He was so young, he shouldn't have been away from his mother, as he had not yet been weaned. We were going to Virginia and before we left, we had our housecall vet come and check him out. She said he was about 3 weeks old, give or take. We like to think he was exactly 17 days old and that he was the reincarnation of Albert - thus, his name, Albie. We had to hand feed him for the next week and it was so difficult to get food into him. Many times during our visit to Virginia, we thought we might lose him, and were on the phone long distance with the vet almost every day. We drove 60 miles one way to find cat milk and a nursing bottle and one day, he just turned around and started licking baby food from my finger. Since then, we haven't been able to get him to STOP eating. I carried him around in my blouse and at night he slept cuddled up on my neck, covered by my hair.

To this very day, Albie thinks I'm his real cat-mommy and he will suckle on my face. I don't have the heart to refuse him, even though he weighs a ton and I get teased mercilessly by my family for allowing such behavior. On July 6, 2009, Mom checked her email as usual and noticed an email from Catster Headquarters saying that I'd been chosen Cat of the Day! I'd like to thank Catster for this very special honor. It's so nice when others recognize just how special I am!!! MOL

Lives Remaining:
9 of 9

Forums Motto:
Call me anything except late for dinner

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Memorial service for Fela Kiti 4:00 pm PST 7/19/09


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Albie's Slideshow:


My Sweet Valentine, Albie:


I changed my font at


My Beautiful Girlfriend:

My Celebrity Lookalike:
What celebrity would your pet be? I'm Al Gore! Find out at

I've Been On Catster Since:
December 7th 2004 More than 10 years!

I Was In The:
Catster's 2006 Holiday Picture Party!

2006 Valentine's Day Party!
See me in Catster's 2005 Holiday Picture Party!
2005 Valentine's Day Party!

2004-2005 Holiday
Picture Party

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:

Meet my family
Miss Bobbie
Sue McGee
(RIP) 2-
Mr. Silk (RIP)Albert
13, 2008)
Tabitha RIPTory (RIP)Abbitibbi
Katrine (RIP)
Pugsley (RIP)Precious (RIP)Flannery (RIP)Baby (RIP)
Honky Cat
Buster (Rest
in Peace)
Wedding Pix

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

A Day in the Life of a Pampered Pet


July 6th 2009 9:44 am
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OMC, OMC, OMC!!! I've been chosen by Catster to be Cat of the Day on July 6, 2009. Thank you so much for this great honor!!!



October 15th 2008 7:01 am
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My beautiful fiance, Tessie, got hit with a were-cat virus during the full moon --- I'm a bit confoooooosed as to the details --- and she was turned into a PIG!! Her brofur, Tucker, was turned into a chicken! when she sneezed on him.

Despite my legendary prowess as Hairy Pawter (for Halloween), I was unable to help her. The good news is that she is back to normal and her gorgeous self again. Whew! what a relief!!


She said YES

June 18th 2008 1:14 pm
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Today I sent my beautiful Tessie an engagement collar and asked her to be my fiance and she said YES. I'm the happiest cat in West Virginia --- maybe even the entire United States! --- today. Mom wishes she knew how to put the picture of the collar somewhere in my diary, but alas...she's not THAT computer savvy!

I read in Tessie's diary that she caught the flowers at TC and Cagney's wedding. We'll have to see if that comes true........ Of course, it will SOMEday! There's no other cat for me --- that's furrrrrrr sure.

Kisses to my Tessie, dear diary.

Tessie's engagement collar:

engagement collar

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