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Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of suede

For years, I wished I had one of those fancy-ass hairless cats. Today, I realized, "Hey, I got some clippers! Why don't I just make one!?"



Really, this is my ordinary, non-hairless cat Calypso. At 11 years old, she's stopped grooming herself as much as before, and her hair had gotten really matted. I tried cutting the mats out with scissors, but she fights like the devil. We finally took her to the vet, had her sedated, and shaved her bald.

I'm going to try to do a better job of keeping her brushed from now on. Of course, she fights like the devil when I do that too. Still, Calypso has been with me through multiple moves, jobs, and girlfriends. The least I can do is keep her looking stylish in her old age.



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Oct. 19th, 2012 04:19 pm (UTC)
Daulton is speechless!
Oct. 19th, 2012 05:13 pm (UTC)
She's totally going to shit on your head tonight.
Oct. 19th, 2012 09:11 pm (UTC)
This, thankfully, has never happened. Although, I'm not letting her read your comment in case she gets any ideas.
Oct. 19th, 2012 10:30 pm (UTC)
Aw, poor Calypso! At least she still has a little bit of fluff to call her own. XD
Oct. 20th, 2012 04:10 am (UTC)
*big hugs to Calypso* Has she forgiven you yet? Hopefully she won't be too cold this winter :-(
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