Hello, My son and I adopted Wishes in October 2013. We changed her name to Priscilla, and we spent lots of quality time with her. She is the most perfect choice we could have possibly made! She is gentle, loving, smart, clean, playful and just everything we wanted in a kitten. She has been a lap hog from day one! LOL. She loves EVERYONE!
She also taught us a trick! She loves to play fetch! I never knew cats played fetch, but I was wrapping some Christmas gifts one night and Priscilla just sat and watched intently as I "played" with the paper. Eventually I rolled a piece up into a ball and kinda tossed it across the room into what was becoming my garbage pile. Much to my surprise she chased the ball of paper, picked it up in her mouth by the smallest possible edge and proudly carried it back to me and gently laid it down, then just stared into my eyes like she was proud of what she did. Now, I've played fetch with dogs before, but never heard of cats playing fetch, but I picked up the paper ball and threw it again and she went after it again and brought it back to me and dropped it right in front of me. I was so happy! It was communication!
Now we play fetch every day and she loves it! She will only play with a paper ball, no other toys have the same effect on her. She has other toys that she plays with, but they are NOT fetch toys. LOL I've attached a short video to share. I'm so very glad we came to the Humane Society! We Love Priscilla (Wishes).
We are currently in need of Non-clumping (clay) cat litter, Liquid Laundry detergent, Paper towels, Hand soap, Ziplock style sandwich baggies (any brand), 13 and 60 Gallon Trash bags, Purina Healthy Weight Cat Chow (orange bag- dry food), Purina ONE Sensitive Stomach cat food (dry food), Kitten canned food (any brand), Soft and chewy dog treats, Gift cards for Gasoline (for animal transport and cruelty investigations); Pet Stores (for animal supplies and food), Local stores (Walmart, Weis, Giant, Home Depot, Lowes- for emergency supplies and building repairs); Office Supply Stores (paper, ink cartridges, etc). If you'd like to help out, please drop some off at the shelter!
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