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An Introduction to my Pets
Adopted from a hoarding situation in Santa Monica when she was a year old, Gertie is an eleven year old alien.
You cannot pick her up without your arm being disemboweled. Though, Gertie might perch on your leg and petting is a must.
Gertie is company favorite because she knows people will pet her. She purrs so loudly and has that Wilford Brimley face.
People who don’t have a lot of experience with cats love her because she is so approachable.
Archie is the equivalent of having a four year old child that never grows up. He’s just getting slower. I know this, because I’ve raised three children.
He’s the man and the Monsieur.
Weighing in at one hundred pounds, Archie likes to play tug of war, go to the dog park to retrieve balls and lay in the sun with his stuffed animals that he refuses to tear apart anymore.
He understands over one hundred words in English and three in French.
He is ten years old.
Babycat greets me every morning like this. He immediately wants to be cuddled and then more immediately wants to go outside to fight animals. He doesn’t know it’s fighting. He thinks it’s playing.
He’s friends with a possum.
He is a three year old Aries.
Off the streets of Van Nuys at 4 weeks old, this guy is my personal favorite because he talks to me all day long.
I have spent more time with these three than necessary. I feel as though I understand animals on a new level.
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