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Am I a good choice for a pet if I'm aloof when I first met my people?

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Siri

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Purred: Wed Jun 17, '09 11:19pm PST 
Hi, I'm Tove, a pure bred Norwegian Forest Cat. I'm 6 weeks old and I have a deposit made on me by some very nice people but I can tell they are wondering if I will make a good pet. I have four other brothers and sisters and when my people came to visit me I hid under the sofa and even after they found me and held me I kept wandering away from the people action to explore the next room or see what my siblings were doing. My breeder explained to my people that I was really a great kitten and was just exhibiting typical Wegie behavior but my people are wondering if I am socialized enough since I didn't seem too interested in them. They wonder if I will bond with them when they get me home or if I will be totally independant. I think they really want me to be their friend. Can you help us figure this out?
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Philbert

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Purred: Wed Jun 24, '09 12:26pm PST 
You are just the cutest little guy! Maybe you have a shy personality and needs to warm up to your family? Being a tiny kitten with big strangers around you can be scary, you might just need to warm up to them a bit and know you'll be safe. in my experience (my roomates kitty) having such a shy personality made her bond very very strongly to a few people, but was nervous around strangers until she got to know them. You may just be a shy little bug who loves you mom and dad and are a little tentative about new people, which is ok if you have a quiet household. or maybe you will blossom into a brave big guy, and are now just a shy little kitten. Either way, I think you'll be ok. you are so cute, I dont know how you could possible lack the attention of anyone.
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