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Muskrat - a stripey fella

Discussion in 'Cat Photo Galleries' started by catbasket, Jul 5, 2009.


  1. catbasket

    catbasket PetForums Member

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    Muskrat was born feral and was trapped along with his sister Twiglet at around 8/9 weeks old in Croydon, New Year 2000. Both were severely malnourished, infested with fleas and had cat flu. They were about 13 weeks old when they came to live with me. Musky will be 10yrs old on his official birthday - Halloween.


    Approx 5 months old, tired after a hard session playing -
    Tired Muskrat.jpg


    Approx 6 months old, practicing his climbing skills -
    Musky climbing.jpg


    Decorating and DIY are chances to find new places to sleep -
    It's upside down.JPG


    Muskrat Corner, his favourite sunbathing spot -
    Musky corner.JPG


    The garden table is nice for a change -
    Musky garden table.jpg


    He told me to say "Brrrrrrrrrowwwwwww" to you all :D
     
  2. tylow

    tylow PetForums VIP

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    Aaw he's lovely :) Thanks for sharing your pics
     
  3. thedogsmother

    thedogsmother PetForums VIP

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    He is lovely, he also looks enormous or is it just the photos.
     
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    JoWDC PetForums VIP

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    He's a georgeous cat. Well done you for giving him a home.
     
  5. catbasket

    catbasket PetForums Member

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    No he's not very big, though he did have a nice saggy tum last winter - 'all the better for being tickled on' is his excuse ;)

    He might not be big, but he's a big softy. A total lap cat. When I'm at the pc he'll come sit on the sofa behind me and tap me on the arm to let me know he wants some attention. If I ignore him he'll put both front paws higher on my back. If I still ignore him he starts to sink his claws in. I am highly trained now and always turn to him as soon as I get the first gentle tap.

    He loves the bathroom and will run in there first if he thinks someone is going in there. It is a fundamental law of the universe that it's impossible to get into the bathroom before Musky if he's seen you head in that direction :D
     
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    colliemerles PetForums VIP

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    very cute, lovely,:D
     
  7. Aud's_Mum

    Aud's_Mum PetForums VIP

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    Aww what a lovely story - well done for rescuing him.

    He is very handsome - such a striking face :D
     
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