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Bubba P. Feets is a Foster Baby, and is up for Adoption at our local Cat Coalition. I am his proud "foster mama"
I adopted Hemingway from the rescue org. Castaway Critters. When I saw his face and his name I had to have him. He's such a little love bug. Hemingway is also deaf which makes him extra special.
Mittens was brought into my household in September 2010.
My then-roommate and I were walking home from getting tea when we noticed a man crouched down on the sidewalk playing with a cat. The cat was medium-sized and orange, my two favorite things, and I stooped down to play with him as well.
We learned that the cat did not belong to the man and that the cat was, in fact, a stray. Given that the weather had been unpredictable as of late, we decided to take the cat in--at least for a few nights, until the storms that had been plaguing Brooklyn decided to slow down.
On our walk home, the cat was incredible docile and friendly. He only tried to escape my arms once, and never bit or scratched or hissed. We noticed on our walk home that this cat had...wait for it...SIX FINGERS including one HUGE THUMB. My roommate and I decided to temporarily name him Jonathan, and we started making "FOUND" posters that night.
The next night, there were tornado warnings all over town. Green-gray skies and sharp claps of thunder. Rain, then hail, pelted our apartment building. "Jonathan" and his step-brother Sid were safe inside.
We put up flyers around our neighborhood and posted an ad on Craigslist. No responses. After a few weeks it looked like we'd be keeping Jonathan, though it would be crowded in our house with both Sid and Baklava (my roommate's cat).
There was some weird gender confusion in which my roommate and I thought Jonathan was actually a girl, so we changed zir name to Mittens (BECAUSE ZE HAD MITTENS, GET IT?!?). However, after we walked in on Mittens satiating Baklava's "in heat" needs, we learned that he was a he. A trip to the vet determined that he was, indeed, fixed, so I guess we dodged the bullet on that one. However, the name "Mittens" (and it's variants...Mitts, Lil' Mitts, Meat-hands, etc.) stuck.
For a while, we thought Mittens had the cat equivalent of Asperger's. He didn't know what to do with emotion, responded oddly to gestures of affection, and wasn't very cuddly. However, as time passed (and when Baklava left the apartment), he became super friendly. He's still a little skittish at times, but has become a total cuddler.
Mittens is very large and only meows when he yawns. He is humorous. He is self-conscious about his mittens, which he hides underneath himself if they are pointed out.
Cutest thing he does: in the morning, when I leave to go to work, he yawn/meows at me. He knows I think this is the cutest thing ever, so I always stop what I'm doing and go pet him. When I try to stop petting him in order to leave, he reaches both his giant mittens around my leg like he's hugging a tree. =)
Kylie is a Beautiful Little Cat who loves to cuddle with you and play
Polybite is one of my kitties that is a polidactyl. I caught him when he was 3 weeks old, he has seven and six toes on his front feet. Such a lover too
Mommy found me at the Asheville Humane Society! I was so happy to have a home! I have traveled a bit, too. I went to Atlanta to visit over the holidays last year. I did try to poop in the back seat floor once though! I was only a kitty! Mommy and her friend were able to pull over and "resolve" the situation just in time! I love my home-I have a pet door and I can go out to the screened in porch whenever I want! I am an indoor kitty, b/c I live near a road...but I like it just fine! I hope to make lots of friends here!
Luna is SO loved!!