2020 Pets of the Month

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October 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Romeo

Breed: Delmarva Shorthair (Harlequin Tuxedo variety)

Likes: Petting, his people, his brother, his fishing pole toy, squirrel surveillance, and FOOD — but only a certain flavor of a certain brand.

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere! Let’s eat.

Dislikes: The smoke alarm, nail clipping day, the loud leaf blower that comes around every week to clean our patio, and when you let 5 pm go by […]

September 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Pumpkin

Breed:Orange Tabby, most likely a reincarnation of The Buddha

Likes: Being alert to all living things, Pumpkin likes to sit in his watcher pose at the backdoor and flicks his tail as he tracks the birds in flight. He meditates every morning during his favorite activity – being brushed to maintain his wise and all-knowing look. When we are away, Nila from Sit-a-Pet is his […]

August 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Valentine

Breed: White short-haired American cat

Likes: All food: cuddling; watching mom cook; playing soccer with his brother, Milo; watching birds and insects on the patio.

I can’t decide if I want food or love more — so I’ll have both please!

Dislikes: Loud noises, like vacuum; big objects, like exercise balls and golf clubs; being alone.

About Valentine: The heart on his nose says it all:  […]

July 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Roosevelt Franklin (and not the other way around); commonly referred to as “Dude Stop”, “Dude Get Down” and “Hey”. Responds to none of the above, because cats.

Breed: Orange tabby cat with many traits of a human toddler

Likes: Garbage collection day, darting outside, my squirrel friends who stop by every morning, and Winston.

I don’t care for Zoom conference calls, but when […]

June 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Duchess

Breed: American Shorthair

Likes: Chasing shadows (in lieu of birds); tummy rubs and ear scratches; cuddling on the bed at night with me and her sibling.

Humpf, George is such a show-off! And please pass on the manicure.

Dislikes: Having her nails cut!

About Duchess: Duchess and her twin brother George are exceptional because they are PURE white; no markings anywhere. The only difference between […]

May 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Tulip

Breed: Bengal

Likes: Belly rubs, being brushed on her cheeks, her cat brother

Butler!  Bring me my food and rub my belly.  I said now!

Dislikes: Being picked up, having her nails cut, loud noises

About Tulip: Tulip is a four-year-old Bengal cat, born in New Hampshire.  She has very soft fur with a marble pattern that glows silver at the tips.  Like most cats, Tulip […]

April 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Woody Hammelman

Breed: Barn Cat/American Shorthair/Tuxedo

Ann from Sit-A-Pet is our bestest friend and spends lots of time loving and playing with us.

Likes: Brushing; napping with Mom; chasing my brother all around the house; sitting on the very top of the kitchen cabinets and looking down on the world. Oh, yea, and biting Mom’s toes (hard!) if she wiggles them under the blanket.

Dislikes: Hate it […]

March 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Arlo

Breed: Domestic long-hair

Let’s play!

Likes: Playing with plastic straps that my mom gets when she orders 5 reams of paper at once. Sitting on special paper my grandma gives me from packages she gets. Sitting in my special box that I have in every room. Playing monkey-in-the-middle with a ball that my mom and dad roll or throw in the living room.

Dislikes: The […]

February 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Rosie

Breed: Domestic short hair (?)

Time spent with me is never wasted.

Likes: Sitting and lying in and on everything including the arm of the couch (my family call me a “hood ornament”); boxes, sinks, baskets, under the Christmas tree, beds and of course laps. I love to lay curled up in front of the fire when it’s cold out and stretched out […]

January 2020 Pet of the Month

Name: Miss Kitty

Breed: Domestic Shorthair

Everything was perfect until those other cats came to stay and never left. But I’m spoiled so life is good.

Likes: Playing with stretchy hair bands — paws down The. Best. Toy. Ever. Being outside (when my people are home). It used to be fun to climb the willow tree but now I like to hang out under the […]

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