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Old 08-09-2018, 05:37 PM
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Cat-lovin' Dopers: ...And Newman makes three!

The Story of Newman:

Several months ago, my cousin/housemate N and I noticed that a lovely kitty kept coming around to play with our two cats but he always went back across the street at night. We thought he lived there. After a while, though, we saw that he was dirty, had fleas, and was a bit thin. It turned out that he was only going across the street to eat the neighbor's cat's food and to sleep there. We put up flyers to try to find his people, went on FB with pics, but got no results. So we adopted him, got him shots, flea treatment, grooming, neutering, microchip, collar. Now he has two humans and two cats, toys, food, water fountain, tunnels, tower, and nice digs.

He appears to be a Siamese tabby mix, brown and cream, a bit vocal at times, very affectionate, with rather long toes. His nicknames are Paul Newman, the New Man, Slender (new)man, Big Toes, Purr Bucket, Needy Boy, Newmie, and so on.

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Old 08-09-2018, 05:39 PM
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He's gorgeous and y'all totally fucking rock!
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Old 08-09-2018, 05:47 PM
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Way to go, Newman! You've got those people trained. (he's lovely)
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Old 08-09-2018, 05:48 PM
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Hello, Newman.
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Old 08-09-2018, 06:00 PM
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Very handsome kitteh!
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Old 08-09-2018, 06:42 PM
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He's very good looking!
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Old 08-09-2018, 07:34 PM
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What a stunner! Hello, Newman.

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Old 08-09-2018, 07:40 PM
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I've never seen a striped Siamese. Lovely and unique. And his new servants are awesome.
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He's definitely got Siamese in him. Vocals are in his wheelhouse. Talk back to him and he will respond. Tell him my beautiful and special Siamese cats accept him as a gorgeous cousin.
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Old 08-09-2018, 08:20 PM
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He's beautiful. Look at those eyes! Welcome to the New Cat!
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Old 08-09-2018, 09:20 PM
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Ol' blue eyes. Is Newman a bit cross-eyed? Siamese often are.
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I've never seen a striped Siamese.
Could have abyssinian in him. He's very good-looking, whatever his heritage. And he's very lucky to have found his new home.
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Old 08-09-2018, 11:22 PM
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Ol' blue eyes. Is Newman a bit cross-eyed? Siamese often are.
Yes, he is; forgot to mention that.
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Old 08-09-2018, 11:24 PM
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Hello, Newman.
If you're going for a Seinfeld reference, you're on target. We love that show.

Our other boy, Bobby Mewler, was very nearly named Cosmo Kramer, but it just didn't suit him.
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Old 08-10-2018, 05:53 AM
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He's looking very stern in that last pic.
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Old 08-10-2018, 06:02 AM
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He's looking very stern in that last pic.
His servants were a little late serving his dinner
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Old 08-10-2018, 07:08 AM
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OHKITTYKITTYKITTYKITTYKITTY!

But seriously, he's a stunner. Here's to many happy years with Newman in your home!
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Old 08-10-2018, 07:51 AM
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A beautiful cat! One of our neighbours has a tabby-point Siamese - it's a very striking combination.
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What a cutie! He has found a home. Good on you.
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Old 08-12-2018, 09:45 PM
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Cats. ������
:: falls over from the cute ::

ETA: That was supposed to be three cat emoji. Not sure why it didn't take. .
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Old 08-13-2018, 10:39 AM
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My neighbor called me in tears on Thursday. She saw a kitten that looked like it was hit by a car. Could I come? Of course. Little 8 week old calico kitten, it's face a bit bashed up. Probably not hit - maybe thrown from a car while being dumped. Sweetest kitten in the world. My nephew is probably going to adopt it. People are scum.

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Old 08-13-2018, 02:33 PM
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My neighbor called me in tears on Thursday. She saw a kitten that looked like it was hit by a car. Could I come? Of course. Little 8 week old calico kitten, it's face a bit bashed up. Probably not hit - maybe thrown from a car while being dumped. Sweetest kitten in the world. My nephew is probably going to adopt it. People are scum.

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Yes, but not your or your nephew or your neighbor. I wish there were more non-scum humans around.

Our older cat, Baby, had been living on the streets for 8 or 9 mos. when she was picked up by Animal Control. She leans her head over to keep her balance, had respiratory issues, and some broken and rotten teeth. Almost certainly hit by a car.
The second cat, Bobby Mewler, had been picked up as a stray and was pretty healthy but had no microchip.
The third one, Newman, just showed up and had no chip.
They either got lost or were dumped.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:20 PM
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Nephew can't keep it - his other cat is having a hissy fit. I'm going over to pick it up. Maybe I can make it into a barn cat after vax and spay/neuter. We'll see what my current barn cat thinks.

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Old 08-13-2018, 04:46 PM
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Awww, what a cutie! So glad to hear he found a home, and what a great find to read about a bonus kitten being saved. I hope you can post pictures when she's a little more camera-ready, StG. I can't imagine what sort of horrible person could throw a kitten from a car.

Thank you to all you kind souls in the world.
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Old 08-14-2018, 10:08 AM
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Trying to get a pic of the new kitten, but she doesn't stay still long enough. It's a problem.

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