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Picture of Tigger, a male Domestic Shorthair

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"It's my birthday!"

Home:Chicago, IL  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 6 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 12 lbs.

shoulder surfin on Momma

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"shoulder surfin on Momma"

all tuckered out

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"all tuckered out"

my turn on the new cat tree

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"my turn on the new cat tree"

what? huh? you were saying?

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"what? huh? you were saying?"

posing on the screened porch

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"posing on the screened porch"

I love my brudder

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"I love my brudder"

this is me about a week after Mom found me. I ma still kinda scrawny.

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"this is me about a week after Mom found me. I ma still kinda scrawny."

Hey, it

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"Hey, it's nap time! shh"

my serious side

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"my serious side"

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Special Gift Box:
The family of Lady, Baby, Sammie and Cesar
The family of Walker , Alexandria,  Molly,  Pookah   , Edwina (Angel Eddy) DG#1 and more!

Tig, Tiggie-two, Tiggie-pop, Mistah Kittay, Tigamatoodles,Capt Crookshanks La Tig

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Sun Sign:
Cat News Blogpet tag recovery servicecute funny pet photos and videos
Quick Bio:
-mixed breed-cat rescue

Gotcha Date:
September 3rd 2008

May 1st 2008

Spotted Tabby

Mom's fuzzy purple robe/fuzzy blanket. To sit on the screened porch, and to jump up on any available surface. A high shelf is seen as a challenge. He loves to go for walks on his leash.

When Mom won't take me OUT! if there is one of the outdoot kitties in MY YARD

Favorite Toy:
Da Bird. I climbed to the top of Mom's closet to get to it! scratchers & catnip

Favorite Nap Spot:
I took over a basket on top of the filing cabinet in Mom's office - so she can no longer use it. I also have discovered how to get into the ceiling in the basement and I like to sleep up there next to the heat vent. Anywhere I can curl up in a box!

Favorite Food:
tuna & turkey and I must confess, I like to get a taste of Mom's oatmeal and one tsp of milk when Mom has cereal.

I can open the closet door, & I try to turn the knob on the back door to go on the screen porch. I also like to drag towels, placemat, or blanket through the house & stash them behind the couch.I tried to drag a king size comforter up the basement stairs


Arrival Story:
My son had heard meowing a few days earlier outside his window. We were outside one morning and saw little legs under our truck. We have a few feral cats around, so we were surprised when I called out & he came running! he meowed & rubbed on our legs and purred so loud he almost fell over. He was a filthy scrawny mess. We fell for him instantly and I took him to the vet, he had fleas, a respiratory infection and his eyes were infected. But after a few months of meds, good food & lots of love, he has grown into a wonderful kitty.

I have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and am on medicine which I take like a good boy. I survived a bladder blockage 2 times. My heart actually improved & I am doing great!

Lives Remaining:
8 of 9

Forums Motto:
Knead softly & carry a big purr

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Lost in grief and consumed with guilt...

I've Been On Catster Since:
April 28th 2009 More than 5 years!

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Some thoughts from a kitty's perspective

holy moly

September 11th 2014 7:52 pm
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I have been trying & trying to get on here - just this morning Momma tried and re-entered our log in close to 20 times just to see anything, but got no where. Just thought we would try now. I want to thank everyone for all our gotcha gifties. It is so frustrating still to not be able to comment on a diary or say hello. We are still here waiting in the wings to PARTY!!! Some crummy things have occurred though. 2 weeks ago our installation work truck was stolen at a job site right in the afternoon! AND with an alarm on it! We had so much equipment and parts on that truck - basically most of our livelyhood. So now dealing with insurance trying to remember everything that was on it, and probably won't get very much for the truck. It was a good ol truck - had over 200K miles on it & it was still going. After the house being broken into a couple years ago, this was another blow. But Momma & The Dad keep saying that it is crummy, but there are those that have lost their whole home, so this is just a truck with stuff on it. Some days though, it is still sad..seems like you work so very hard, and this happens. Hoping to get back on to change to our "talk like a pirate" names in a day or two. Purrs to all, and I sure hope everyone is doing ok - we want to talk to everyone so bad, but as many times as we relog in, it won;t let us go to do anything.....keeping the faith though. purrs The Tigman


getting faster!

August 19th 2014 10:29 am
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I know it has been a while, but honestly Momma gets so frustrated when she comes here - it either won't load, or we cannot post in the forums. Sometimes we cannot read our pawmails. Imagine the suprise today, when we could post on the forums! Things seemed to go faster too. Still cannot post on diaries, but I think no one can. It is nice to see things getting resolved. It has sure been a trying time for all of us! I miss my pals! We have goody pictures, and want to post & stuff - but I guess patience is what gets the mouse right? I cannot open my mail today, but will try again later. Meow!


Still kickin!

August 14th 2014 6:39 pm
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We are still here! Whatever Momma had, it was a doozy. She was really sick for 2 weeks, and then had much exhaustion after that. While she was still sick, Nana got it too - which is scary as she is 72 and has other health issues. But we are all better now. We have tried here & there to pop in, but not always lucky. Just wanted to say howdy, and got some time tomorrow to try & poke around - see what everyone is up to (hopefully)

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