December 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Ishmael!

Name: Ishmael, Issy, Admiral Pusskin, El Fluff, The Boy

Breed: Maine Coon Cat

Likes: To be petted, brushed, combed or otherwise pampered. To initiate conversations. To snooze at various times in various places including hallways, doorways, soft rugs, hard floors, sofas, even his own cat mat and cat bed. To “herd” his Man Servant toward the kitchen at meal times. To welcome visitors with the […]

November 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Annie!

Name: Annie (or Annie Cat or Annie Poots, depending on what she’s been up to)

Breed: Anyone’s guess. American domestic shorthair with really big bones.

Likes: Any cat food, and the cheaper the better! Yum! She also likes soft towels, pulling blankets over her head, her puppy beanbag, paper to shred, sleeping late, sleeping in the sun, just sleeping.

I’m a cheap date (the […]

October 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Henry!

Name: Henry (also Hank, Hankle, Hennricks, Hennicle, Golden Boy)

Breed: Jack Russell / Corgi (?) mix

Likes: Peanut butter, walks, raw carrots and celery, walks, sitting in the sun, waiting for a squirrel to fall out of a tree (hey, food falls off the kitchen counter, why not out of a tree?), napping on my mom’s tummy while she lies on the couch, and especially […]

September 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Amiee!

Name: Amiee

Breed: Diva

Likes: Cocktail Parties! I adore a crowd, especially when the discussion turns to how darn cute I am. I love mingling, climbing on furniture, and pretending to fall sound asleep on the most comfortable chair in the house—keeping it from any guest butts. If enough attention is not headed my way, I also rely on my classic ‘climb on the back […]

August 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Jack!

Name: Jack

Breed: Fabulous, of course!

Likes: People! I demand constant attention from my family. Well, attention really from everyone who comes to the house. I adore my pet sitter, Jan. She calls me her lover-boy and lets me sit in her lap and help her write the mushy notes she leaves for my family.

“Treatments”. My Dad has created several special ones for me…the chin […]

July 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Tessie!

Name: Tessie

Breed: Lab/Chow Mix

Likes: Romps in the Rock Creek Park woods; chasing squirrels; big juicy bones; swimming when its hot (or whenever); chasing balls (but not retrieving them); escaping from my yard and running around the neighborhood; making the two-year old boy in my house laugh by licking his feet.

Life is Sweet

Dislikes: The scary metal scale at the Vet’s; baths; really […]

June 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Rusty!

Name: Rusty. Nickname is “Rusty G”. She’s an OG cat (original gangster). She’s all business.

Breed: Orange tabby

Likes: Rusty likes to have things her own way. She appreciates being left alone. She likes anything requiring the use of a can opener – for any reason. At the very sound she can speak in full sentences.

What are YOU lookin’ at?

Dislikes: Where should I […]

May 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Lucy!

Name: Lucy

Breed: Domestic short hair/tortie mix

Likes: Sprinting up and down the hallway, sitting in boxes, playing with her spider and furry mice toys, chirping at the birds outside the living room window, attacking the laundry hamper, trying to open the front door, inspecting shopping bags and shoes, weekend naps, eating pad thai, licking Caesar salad dressing, watching tennis and getting treats from Dad.

April 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Anna!

Name: Anna

Breed: Siberian Husky

Likes: Belly rubs, friendly people, chewing gum (especially that found on the street), tennis balls, following Mommy everywhere, meatballs, playing tug-of-war with her favorite toy, any kind of rawhide chew toy, car rides, greeting admirers on the street, Daddy’s grand piano (which she likes to sleep under), cold weather, playing and running in the snow, running and playing at the […]

March 2007 Pet of the Month

Meet Simba!

Name: Simba

Breed: Domestic Shorthair, Brown Tabby

Likes: My brother, Kanga; catnip; our pet sitter, Uncle Dean, who says I’m a perfect gentleman; catnip; belly rubs and ear scratchin’; playtime, especially the kitty tease and peacock feathers; rolling around in catnip in the tub; drinking water from the faucet in the bathroom sink; playing soccer with toy mice; catnip toys; playing laser tag; roaming the […]

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