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

Alternative Use: Suction Toddler Bowls for Cats

This set of three suction cup bowls was designed for kids to help prevent messes at baby's mealtime. They can also serve as pet bowls and users have reported success using these as both water and food bowls for cats who have been known to knock things...

Hilarious Catnip Tunnel Pants Cat Toy

This is a great tunneling toy that cats will love and their humans will adore! These are like clown pants made for kitty tumbling -- infused with catnip and enticing crinkle sounds.

Two-Pack Universal Pet Food Can Covers

Save money by saving more food with these universal silicone pet food can covers. The lids have three different fittings to reseal opened cans of food, so you don't have to throw away what your pet doesn't eat or make an entire clean container dirty just to store a bit of cat food for a day or less.

Happy National Black Cat Apprecation Day!

Black Cat Appreciation Day is meant to bring awareness to the fact that black cats have the lowest adoption rate among shelter cats. Many shelters offer special rates on black cat adoptions, especially on this date. Black Cat Appreciation Day is on August 17th every year.