In 2007, we received a call that a former foster had been released to a city shelter. We went to pick her up and the young man at the shelter begged us to take four little kittens that were slated to be euthanized the following Monday. (We were there on Saturday). I could not let these tiny scared babies get put to sleep just because some shelter official deemed them “feral” when they were scared, and one was injured. This is how we ended up with Rikki, Tikki, Tavi, and Dally. We lost Rikki and Dally in 2012, but Tikki and Tavi are still with us. They are house pets, not Commune Cats, but as with some of the others, we do love to show them off! Tikki was the most “feral” of the babies. He grew to be a large boy – topping the scales at 16 pounds. He is heavy but not obese. He has stunning green eyes and a beautiful classically swirled tabby coat. He is extremely friendly and gives love bites when he gets scritches – sometimes biting just a touch too hard, but never breaking skin. His whiskers curve downward, reminding me of a long traditional Fu Manchu at times. He has been dubbed one of the “best dressed” cats around here!
NICKNAMES: Tiktiktik, TikTak, Tikki-Man
DATE OF BIRTH: 4-8-2007
PERSONALITY: Bossy, pushy, loves people
QUIRKS & HABITS: Love bites, always has to be up in everyone's business, loves tortilla chips
Note: Tikki is not available for sponsorship.