World’s Best Cat!

by Monica
(Upstate New York)

I got my black Maine coon as a stray (shelter cat) He was not huge, but very powerful & athletic. I wanted him to be an indoor cat & he wanted to be outside, so we compromised – I’d go to bed & in the middle of the night he would come & meow at the bedroom window.

He had to climb a tree & jump on the roof to do it, but he did. He was affectionate & sweet and he would follow me on walks to my mom’s house…one of my neighbors used to say “Nice dog you’ve got”.

My Inky was my favorite cat.


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World’s Best Cat!

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May 07, 2012 Awesome!
by: Leah (England)

I love your story!! What a beautiful clever cat!! I love Maine Coons so much talk and banter we have with them!!

May 05, 2012 I love this story!
by: Ruth (Monty’s Mom)

I had a cat who would come in and out through my bedroom window when I was a kid. She used that window as often as she used the door! She followed us around like a dog too. We’d even go places in the car and she’d come along like a dog. She had to ride on the back of the seat up by your head so she could see everything. We’d let her out at the river and she’d hunt in the woods while we swam. Time to go home, we’d call and she’d come running. When you have a doglike cat you forget not all cats are like that. Not all cats are like that! They’d probably be offended by the dog comparison also.

May 04, 2012 Open the window
by: Michael

Thanks for visiting and sharing.

Did he wake you up? And did you open the window? LOL.

He sounded very athletic. Helmi Flick, the cat photographer, has two Maine Coons and they can jump very nicely because they have long limbs.


World’s Best Cat! — 2 Comments

  1. My Maine Coon, Kimmie passed away 3 mo ago. Had her for 17yrs. Sometimes she’d fall asleep with me but every morning she would gently wake me up ny purring & giving me a message. She always massaged the soarest muscles. Starting out as a 2 mo old kitten, she would sleep on my neck until she got to large.

    When it was time for me to stop working on the computer, she would lay lengthwise across the keyboard. As a kitten, she would sit on the monitor. After she got to large for that, she would camp out to one side of the keyboard. She was always near and sometimes a lap cat.

    She was an excellent hunter! It was truly amazing how high she could jump. She never over ate & stayed slim, trim, & muscular. I loved her personality & miss her, terribly.

    • Gosh, Kimmie sounded like a beautiful cat and a great companion. I know how you feel her loss. I have suffered the same sort of loss and for me it does not go away. I wish you the best of luck. Thanks for dropping by and sharing.

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