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Hi! My name is Dudley Dillingham
I am Domestic Longhair from Moscow, VT
Nicknames: Duds; Studly Dudley; Deedle; Duddles; Duddy; Dudwee; also Deen, Deeny, & Dee Dee (I've NO idea). "Deedle, deedle, dumplin-man, my-son-dud, e-i-e-i-o" but this one MUST be sung.
Age: 18 years old
Coat: long haired
Education: I manage to develop a tender spot in a different place on my body every time the grooming comb comes out. These spots disappear, when touched with the hand, they are only noticeable when grooming tools are visible, so as to make Mom feel guilty about combing me.
My favorite tricks and treats are: I have learned, by listening to Mom ask, to double my meow. I get an especially nice bit of praise for a very clear "Maw-maw"!!! I now use this often, especially when I want her attention the most. I can also keep my balance very well while riding around on Mom's shoulders, while I supervise her chores, and my fave treat?....Cat Nip!!! Love the stuff!
Where I hang out: On Mom's shoulders; the recliner, on my back; flopped against my Mom's back if she's on the couch, watching TV; one of 2 windowseats; in one of our 9 cat beds.
My favorite grubs: Felidae dry; cat tuna; nutritional yeast (known as "sprinkles"); plain yogurt; raw chicken, but only if I get sprinkles on top); Mom's wh. wheat muffins (I don't know why... I just like her cooking, is all).
My pet peeves: Grooming; hairballs (Mom's note: he doesn't seem to understand- there'd be less of the latter, if he'd allow more of the former!); vet visits; Mom getting attention from anyone but me;
What I love about my owners: She took me in after 2 other homes, so I was worried, but once I came to stay with her... I knew it would be forever. She makes up songs, and talks to me a lot and knows me really well. I feel secure with her, plus- she lets me ride around on her shoulders!
My cat hobbies: Riding around across the back of Mom's shoulders while she putters in the kitchen; sleep on my back, feet curled, rt paw under head, left folded on chest & tail straight outto the left... every single time; Getting picked up by Mom, because we have a routine: I need a kiss on each paw (I stretch them out so she can), then a kiss on my chest and, finally, a zerbit on my belly!
Pet motto: CAT NIP RULES !!!!!