Meet Our Cats: Timmy

On September 2, 2014, I was birding at Gemini Springs when I found a mother cat and two kittens. According to a park staffer I spoke with, the cats had been abandoned at the park. I thought we'd bring all of the cats to the humane society, but between my parents and ourselves, we kept all of them. Arthur and I kept the two ginger kittens, William and his brother Timmy.

We named Timmy after Tiny Tim, because he was the smallest kitten and seemed to be weaker and more meek and fearful than the others. He's always been more affectionate than his brother William, always ready to snuggle or receive pets and scritches. He gives the most enthusiastic head-butts! Just don't pick him up -- somehow that's the worst. All the pets and snuggles and scritches are the best though!

Timmy loves to sit on the couch with us when we are having lunch or dinner, or watching TV. He's very well-behaved and never tries to grab what's on our plates or bother us when we're eating. He watches TV with us and is the most interested when Arthur plays a program made for cats like this one with birds visiting a feeder.

Timmy's Likes

  • Sneaking up on his brothers
  • Sleeping on his back
  • Tuna for lunch
  • Playing with real fur toys and Madcap Mouse

Timmy's Dislikes

  • Car rides
  • Being brushed
  • Being picked up
  • Thunder storms

Posts Featuring Timmy

Garden Cat Grass Planter Pack of 3

Indoor kitties can enjoy a taste of the outdoors when you offer them cat grass. Our previous cats were real cat grass connoisseurs and we'd often have a small planter available for them upon which to munch. Sometimes they'd get out of balance and the grass would...

Oversized Portable Pet Travel Kennel

This is a huge travel kennel advertised for showing cats or small dogs but works for a variety of uses and can come in handy in many different situations.

Wall-Mounted Self-Grooming Brush for Cats

This is a small self-groomer / massager for cats that you install using adhesive pads. This particular unit is great because you can attach it to a flat wall or a corner -- whatever will work best for you and your cat.

Prevent Cat Wire Chewing with Split Loom Tubing

Alternative use product alert! One of our kitties (it's William) has a thing for chewing on wires. He especially likes Apple product wires and other similarly pliable round cables. They're his favorite thing and he's already chewed through several iPhone chargers and even our Amazon Echo wire! William is the reason we couldn't play Christmas music in our living room on Christmas day. We tried a few options and found this great solution: split loom tubing.