The Friday Five
1. What’s your favorite animal?
Any of the big cats. Leopard. Cheetah. Panther. Lion(ess). Their beauty and grace, their power, their fluidity, they truly enchant me.
2. What pets have you had in your lifetime?
I got my first pet ever when I was 13, and it was a little West Highland White Terrier that I named Sara Marie (lol) I loved her to pieces and then some. Although I think she thought she was a cat hehe. She would sleep on the back of the sofa, and jump up into my lap all the time. When I was 15, one of my aunts let her out of the house when I was at school one day, and forgot to watch her. She was gone. We are pretty sure someone stole her out of our backyard. *sigh* My mom got me a sweet little cat in consolation that I named Cleopatra. She got me through the rest of high school. She only liked me. LoL. After I went to college, my mom gave the cat away. Damn. LoL. Since then, I have had a myriad of cats, rats, gerbils, and goldfish, but the only one who seems to have stuck with me is my kitty Morgan. He is 10 years old, and I have had him since he was 10 WEEKS old. He is a light brown/tan tabby, and part Manx, so he has no tail, and he has double paws. He is a most unusual pain in my ass, but I wouldn’t part with him for anything in the world. =D
3. Is there any specific pet that you’ve wanted but never had? Why?
I always wanted to have a guinea pig. They are too cute. And an iguana. My friend had one once, and I swear, it was friendly and greeted you happily, like a dog! LoL.
4. Are you allergic to any animals?
5. Do you have any ‘pet’ pet peeves (your pets or others’)?
Cat puke. Cats running up and down the hall at full speed sounding like a herd of galloping cattle – at 4 in the morning. Cat hair. Shredded furniture.
My next-door neighbors who leave their cat on their balcony (we are on the fourth floor) ALL the time….day….night…even during rain and snow storms! The poor thing sits outside OUR balcony door and whines pitifully.
The lady who walks her TWO dogs up the street every morning, allows them to crap all over the SIDEWALK, and leaves it so that I have to perform a stroller-derby just to get around the nasty disgusting turds while I am trying to take the babies to playgroup.
The Friday Five