Acquired: Other (stray, given cat by friend etc.),
Rescue / shelter organization
Posted Apr 09, 2015
First off, I absolutely adore my cat, she is one of the most important people in my life. I rescued her after she was abandoned from a (moving!) truck, and have been with her almost from day one. However, because of her abandonment and very early separation from her mother, she has issues acting her age. There are positives and negatives to this. She is still as playful and sweet as she was when she could lay in my hands, but she is also still very very whiney and needs excessive attention somedays. EVERY CAT IS DIFFERENT! If you are thinking of gettingacat, evenifitis not your first, you should spend time with the specific cat you want to get. Cats are long-lived companions. They need someone to be compatible with them as much as you need them to be compatible with you. American shorthairs in general do not have any strong character traits compared to other breeds, so you will be best served by getting to know your future pet prior to committing to them.