Acquired: Other (stray, given cat by friend etc.)
Posted May 06, 2014
As a toddler, I grew up with a Aegean cat given to my kid brother as a pet for his birthday. However, most of the care taking responsibilities fell upon me. I will always remember Puss as a very quiet cat, the typical one who would look upon you as you entered the room and not move a muscle from its perch until you left the room. What's interesting about Puss was that she was not afraid of water, as other cats usually are. During the occasional baths that we gave to Puss, she would obediently stay in the water until we were done cleaning her.
As for hairballs and scratching, she did not do much of either, but really loved to chew on the many plants that my mother kept in the house. This became a big of a problem. Interestingly, she stayed away from flowers, which I thought was a bit odd. She was very indifferent towards dogs, she would ignore the barks directed towards her.
I had many good memories with Puss, although I haven't seen her in many years since we gave her to my grandmother.