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

Compostable Pet Waste Bags

It's a good practice to keep kitty litter boxes clean with regular scooping. Keeping the catbox free of waste makes your cat happy and keeps your home cleaner and odor-free. But regular scooping might mean using a lot of plastic bags if that is your preferred waste collection...

Flying Fetch Toy For Cats

This is a fun interactive toy to play with your cat. This kind of toy, which encourages fetching, is great for those cats who like to catch objects and bring them back to you.  With this purchase you'll get a set of 5 flying propeller cat toys in...

Eco-Friendly 4-Pack Travel Litter Boxes

Are you going to be traveling with your kitty this summer? Pack along a set of four biodegradable litter boxes for your on-the-road days to make travel easy and mess-free.

Treat Hot Spots & Mange with Natural EcoSpot

Mange is a skin disease caused by mites. Mange can be fairly common in dogs, but it can also be found in cats. Finding the right treatment when your cat has mange is important; a common treatment is actually toxic to cats.