Grizzly Bear (the not-bear-cat-thing)

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Grizzly Bear (the not-bear-cat-thing)

Post by BMFritters » Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:53 am

This is going to be a bit image heavy, sorry (and long-winded, oops)!
Anyway, though...This is my manx, Griz(zly bear). She's the first pet I ever bought for myself, so she's always been extra special to me. I found her on petfinder.com during my senior year of high school and after begging my dad for about a week or so to let me get her, we drove to the humane society that she was at (in a snow storm, even..) and picked her up about a week before Christmas. She was about 4 months old and had an awful eye infection (her mom and the rest of the litter were found under a porch in Flint) and a congested cough, but that didn't stop her from running around the room while I signed her papers. She even jumped right up on the table, took my glasses straight off my face, and ran away with them. She's not so little now at nearly 4 years old. :)

Her name was already 'Griz' at the humane society, and after seeing the length of her front claws (they could wrap right around our finger) and how she tended to climb our legs like they were trees if we didn't pick her up fast enough, I decided that it was short for 'Grizzly Bear' and didn't bother to change it, hahaha. Nowadays she has a little bit of a catty attitude and can be a bit of a princess, but I love her so. She's almost always with me and never fails to run to the door and greet me with a serenade of happy meows after I've been away. Most nights she sleeps next to me in bed (which is an improvement from when she used to sleep on my face as a kitten..).

Unfortunately, I don't have many pictures of when she was small; I lost most of them when my family moved.
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Post by TerriHolt » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:05 am

she is adorable! i love black cats :P sounds like you were both lucky to find each other... and in a snow storm too! :D
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Post by BMFritters » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:07 am

Like I said, she sleeps next to me, LOL.
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Post by BMFritters » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:08 am

TerriHolt wrote:she is adorable! i love black cats :P sounds like you were both lucky to find each other... and in a snow storm too! :D
Thank you! I love them, too. She's definitely my baby, hahaha. :)

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Post by AZDehlin » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:23 am

What a cute kitty :)

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Post by HiTenshi16 » Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:19 pm

She is lovely :) I also have a black cat, but he owns my husband instead of me :lol:
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Post by Kootenaywolf » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:31 pm

What a gorgeous cat! I also am a sucker for shorthaired black kitties :)

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Post by JulieSmith » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:34 pm

She is lovely, I always think black cats look like mini panthers, they are lovely.

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Post by TParham86 » Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:50 pm

Beautyful cat :D I love kitties! My first cat was a black and white color :P

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Post by CSpiker86 » Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:49 pm

:D Beautiful cat!! Black cats are lovely
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Post by wicca1 » Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:20 pm

oooh beautiful :D

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Post by Tiantai » Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:20 am

I LOVE black cats! Lots of people call them creepy but to me they are less creepy than those feral cats in my neighbourhood. Especially the mixed Bengal cats roaming among them. Funny how you called the topic "Grizzly Bear" :lol:
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Re: Grizzly Bear (the not-bear-cat-thing)

Post by Luccistar » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:04 am

Adorable. I actually thought, from the first picture, that she was a black bear! I got scared at first :D

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