December 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Lucy!

Name: Lucy

Breed: Orange domestic shorthair

Likes: Being brushed; napping in the sunlight; regular meals; drinking rainwater; watching the birds; making sure there is enough orange fur on furniture, clothing, etc.; purring loudly at 3 am; tummy rubs; having Pat from Sit-A-Pet take care of her.

My eyes are glassy from all the catnip they needed to give me so I’d pose for this!

Dislikes: […]

November 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Iggy!

Name: Iggy, age 9

Breed: American Shorthair

Likes: The very favorite thing in Iggy’s world are towels hot from the dryer, wonderful for playing and snuggling; he even defers mealtime when he’s snuggling in warm towels! Getting brushed is high on Ig’s list, especially on his cheeks, between his ears, and near the base of his tail. Ig figures that when I read the newspaper, […]

October 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Nero!

Name: Nero, age 9

Breed: Great Dane

Likes: Riding in the “Dog-Wagon”; food-time and treats; following my owner around and not giving her space to move; my acupuncture treatments with Dr. Alterman; my buddy, Zeus (the cat), always laying next to me; and of course, my Sit-A-Pet care!

Just when I get situated, you move again!

Dislikes: Staying home when Mom goes on errands; constantly […]

September 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Steffi!

Name: Steffi, age 10

Breed: Domestic longhair (Maine Coon, with some other breeds thrown in)

Likes: Eating her little brother Cosmo’s non-diet food; getting lots of pets and rubs; napping in the sun, under the bed, on the bed, on the chair, etc.; sitting on the piano bench while her human sister practices; chirping to her guardians; licking Cosmo’s head.

Uh, he-LOOO?? Has anyone […]

August 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Bunny!

Name: Bunny

Breed: Pin-tailed Whydah

Likes: Chatting with/being serenaded by the neighborhood sparrows outside her window; classical music on satellite radio; preening for an appreciative audience; and millet, millet, millet.

I LUUU-V millet!

Dislikes: Cage cleaning; temperatures below 70 degrees (she hails from Africa south of the Sahara); and that awful vacuum cleaner.

About Bunny: Several years ago while running an ordinary pet store errand, we […]

July 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Bo!

Name: Bo (also “Bo Bo”)

Breed: American Short Hair

Likes: Being fed, walking over his mistress’s face at night, being petted and brushed, a cat massage (especially between his toe pads), napping, cat sitters (especially Evelyn, whom he has a crush on).

I’ve seen it all.

Dislikes: Any delay in being fed, fire alarms, the vet (any and all of them!), being left alone for […]

June 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Ilio Keiki o Kala!

Name: Ilio Keiki o Kala

Breed: 1/2 Pit Bull / 1/2 Wild Thing

Likes: Sit-A-Pet’s very own Jim “Kimo” Alder; as Cartman on South Park says “Cheesy Poofs”; his favorite food buddy, Katjiah the cat; kickin’ in the sun Hawai’ian-style; chasing wild boar (although those days have passed); and Billy.

I want my Cheesy Poof and a kiss every day!

Dislikes: Crowds; […]

May 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Louie!

Name: Louie K. Blooie

Breed: Sphynx

Likes: Sleeping in the bed under the covers with his head sticking out (just like people do); rubbing his face against a scratchy, unshaven chin; greeting strangers by climbing on their shoulders and nuzzling their necks; waking up; testing gravity by knocking small items off of high surfaces; eating marshmallows; barking like a dog from atop the refrigerator.

April 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Phantom!

Name: Phantom

Breed: Tuxedo

Likes: Chasing his feather toy! Scaling walls (he is quite the jumping bean). Cuddling his toy duck (which had to be replaced with a lady bug. Shhhh. He can’t tell the difference). Digging the soil out of plants. Watching TV (he goes crazy for cartoons and iPod commercials). Staring out the window at cars and birds. Cuddling before bedtime. Having his […]

March 2006 Pet of the Month

Meet Molly!

Name: Molly

Breed: Mutt (Black Lab and Shepherd mix)

Likes: Being a driving force for reducing crime in Fairlington by alerting neighbors about such infamous intruders as the garbage truck, mail man and UPS truck; long walks; sitting out on the balcony – especially on a sunny day; carrots – can’t get enough carrots; getting her belly rubbed; having two beds and a sofa at […]

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