I’ve all the time had a factor for tuxedo cats. It’s one of many foremost explanation why I began the Tuxedo Cat Lovers group on Fb! There’s simply one thing distinctive and particular about these panda bear cats. And many people cat lovers can not resist that easy cattitude they’re all the time fast to show.
For one completely gorgeous Norwegian Forest cat named Annie, she’s fast to seize your consideration together with her mesmerizing jade inexperienced eyes and gloriously regal two-toned coat. I caught up together with her cat dad hoping to characteristic her on the web site, and fortunately for me, he agreed. So, everybody get to know Annie!
How did Annie come into your life?
I had a Maine Coon Bengal cross silver tabby referred to as Rosie. Sadly, she had a coronary heart assault and handed away on the age of 6 years previous. I used to point out Rosie within the UK with the GCCF (Governing Council of the Cat Fancy). In the course of the reveals, and whereas Rosie was being judged, I’d stroll round wanting on the different breeds of cats. I fell in love with the breed of Norwegian Forest Cat. We waited some time after Rosie had handed and wanted one other member of the household to fill the outlet left behind. We did plenty of analysis into the breed and a good breeder. After plenty of suggestions, we discovered essentially the most superb breeder, Julie Potter. We contacted Julie and fortunately, she had a litter on the way in which.
Julie advised us all in regards to the breed, ensuring we understood what we’d be taking over as slaves to a Norwegian Forest cat (a ‘wegie’). To be trustworthy, we thought Julie was over egging the pudding when she was telling us in regards to the traits of this implausible breed, no method may a cat be as she described however how true she was. We stored in touch with Julie and obtained some footage by after the litter had been born. We had plenty of movies and pictures of the litter and really rapidly determined that Annie can be excellent and would make our household complete.
How did Annie get her title?
Annie’s full title is Forestfriend Annie and he or she was born on the 11th November 2019, Remembrance Day, together with 4 different sisters, sadly, one among her sisters handed away inside 48 hours.
Due to the date of their delivery, our breeder, Julie, named the 4 remaining kittens;
Forestfriend Annie – named after Ann Shelton (a well-known singer from conflict time)
Forestfriend Dame Vera – title after Dame Vera Lynn (a well-known singer from conflict time)
Forestfriend Gracie – named after Gracie Fields (a well-known singer from conflict time)
Forestfriend Poppy – named after the flower
What’s her persona like?
Norwegian Forest Cats are extraordinarily clever, and that is very true with Annie. She’s going to sit on command and walks on a lead & harness across the backyard. She brings you toys to you to play with and also you usually discover them on the mattress every morning. She is extraordinarily playful. She is so loving and can snuggle in on the mattress each night time She is essentially the most superb cat we now have ever identified and a lot enjoyable to have in our house. Annie all the time needs to be concerned with all the pieces we do.
I turned critically ailing 2 months in the past with meningitis & pneumonia, being admitted to the hospital for remedy. Once I got here house, she wouldn’t depart my facet, taking care of her daddy.
Annie’s brother (a home shorted haired cat referred to as Boris) is allowed to free roam however solely once we let him outdoors. Annie will sit on the window ready for him to return house after which makes certain we all know he’s sitting outdoors prepared to return indoors.
Most tuxedo cats are identified for his or her cattitude. How would you price Annie’s cattitude?
Annie actually has perspective, she’s going to all the time look down her nostril at you and walks round the home with a swagger.
Annie thinks she is the boss of the home. We, and 14-year-old cat Boris, know she isn’t in cost however we simply let her really feel she is!
At 18 months of age, Annie is as massive and as heavy as Boris, she is over 6kg’s, so she likes to point out how full of life she is by making an attempt to leap on or over Boris however he simply isn’t phased in any respect about her infantile antics.
Annie loves enjoying together with her toys and is joyful to share and play with us.
She is vastly devoted to what she does and might spend ages following a fly round the home ready for simply the best second to catch it. She’s going to proudly sit and chat to birds which can be on the opposite facet of the window however we are going to by no means actually know if she is telling them a narrative or telling them off for being in her backyard.
Annie has zoomie/ classes every day when she rushes round the home like a loopy factor however they cease simply as rapidly as they begin. We then spend time questioning what she is as much as solely to search out her curled up in a cat mattress quick asleep and looking out as if butter wouldn’t soften! In any case, what was all of the fuss about?
Does she have any canine or cat housemates at house?
Annie has a brother referred to as Boris, he’s a home brief hair black & white tuxedo cat, who’s 14 years previous and diabetic.
What’s one thing particular you’d like for folks to learn about Annie?
The litter that Annie was from, needed to be delivered by cesarean part. Sadly, attributable to a mistake by the veterinary surgeon, Annie’s mummy Forestfriend Buffy, handed away 2 days after Annie and her sisters had been born. Fortunately, Julie managed to search out one other mummy who had given delivery to a litter 1 week earlier and took them on as in the event that they had been her personal giving them the very best begin to life as they may probably have. All 4 kittens at the moment are stunning and wholesome cats aged 17 months.
Annie loves being groomed and purrs loudly. She’s going to lay fortunately on her again on my knee and straight out for me to brush her chest and stomach.
Now we have been displaying Annie with TICA, (The Worldwide Cat Affiliation) she is doing extraordinarily properly in her first yr, gaining numerus titles. Now we have simply began to point out Annie at reveals organised by Loving Cats World Broad (LCWW) and look ahead to seeing how she progresses.
I’d like to provide a particular “thanks” to Annie’s cat dad, John, for permitting me to share Annie’s story and pictures with the entire Cattitude Each day readers. If you realize one other cat lover who would get pleasure from this gorgeous woman, don’t overlook to share! And should you’d wish to study extra about Norwegian Forest cats, check out this next article filled with interesting facts and details about the Norwegian Forest cat breed.