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Pet of the Month Archive 2005

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December: Ginger Bunny

Likes: Oats, cilantro, oats, carrots, oats, petting, oats, power napping, and oats.

Anything on the floor is fair game for bunnies!

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November: Hester

Likes: Playing with his Chinese yo-yo, sneaking into empty grocery bags, jumping onto my shoulder for a panorama view of the room, and curling up in the bathroom sink to watch me get ready in the morning.

Pay attention to me now!

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October: Felix

Likes: Living securely indoors; dining on a regular basis in a climate controlled environment; sleeping on a human chest.

Hunting and foraging is way overrated

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September: Anoush

Likes: Being very close to people, especially her human mom and dad. Eating freshly cut tomatoes and Russian canned salmon with tomato sauce. Sleeping on top of the convertible's rag-top. Playing with rolled-up socks.

I am human - hear me roar.

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August: Simon

Likes: Running around the apartment; sleeping under the dining room table; chewing paper, books (he has his own now), the couch, art work, everything else within reach; being petted, cuddling and nuzzling under my chin; nesting in his hay; and his Sit-A-Pet sitter, Evelyn. And Simon will do anything for an organic banana chip!

You don't need a paper shredder if you've got me around!

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July: Nick

Likes: Fine dining, including virtually anything edible, especially asparagus, tomatoes, yogurt, and anything with salad dressing; bird and squirrel-watching from his window seat; observing all bathroom activities; sitting on the sink to have his face washed; playing with water; tormenting Nora; stealing her food; doing his trick, the back-flip; sleeping under the covers; snuggling and spooning (the perfect man!)

Hey, nice to see ya, how ya doin', when's dinner?" Or "You're really gonna make that bed? I don't think so.

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June: Tina Turner

Likes: Well, I don't like to brag but my friends at Lincoln Park, Eastern Market and of course, Congressional Cemetery, don't know I own a home at the beach. When I am there I love to run on the sand, chase my ball into the ocean, and yes, I chase those elusive seagulls. I have also been known to jump in the lake near my house to catch a duck. They always win. I also like to flirt and enjoy sunning myself.

I got my name because of my beautiful legs

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May: Miw

Likes: Being recognized as the regal ruler of the household; sleeping in front of the heating vent; sleeping anywhere; eating treats like shrimp; eating generally; scratching pads of all sizes and shapes; drinking out of the bathtub faucet; affection from her favorite people (including Tammy and Kate from Sit-A-Pet); shedding, especially on anyone wearing black.

(After months when my husband and I were both traveling frequently on business) "Mom, face it: Just buy stock in Sit-A-Pet.

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April: Maximus

Likes: Sleeping on the air conditioner vents; riding in the car; mud puddles; walks; chasing balls and squirrels; swimming; belly rubs; humans of any size; food items of any kind; sleeping on his back on the couch with four paws in the air; having his ears rubbed; chewing sticks; writing his new novel.

What's our next adventure?

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March: Popugai

Likes: Playing, flying, walking, taking, imitating every sound, getting his head scratched, lying on his back and having his belly rubbed

Pupi is a pretty bird!

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February: Mac

Likes: Hiding in paper bags (or better yet, hiding in bag in a closet); sitting in front of the heating vent in Winter and in front of open windows in the Summer; and sleeping.

Isn't that treat for me? I'm purring as loud as I can!

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January: Rudy

Likes: Showing off by unhinging my jaw and squeezing the s#&% out of things!

I never tempted anyone!

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Why impose on friend or neighbor? No matter what the occasion or weather, your professional pet sitter will be there when you're away. Sit-A-Pet is available mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, 365 days a year to care for your beloved pets while you are away.

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