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Cat Family Story #70: Pringle

What is the name of your cat?

My cats' name is Pringle.

Where is your cat family located in?

We live in Melbourne, Victoria.

What is the breed of your cat?

Pringle is a tabby cat.

How old is your cat?

He is currently 4 years and 9 months old.

Where can we find your cat on social media?

On Instagram @pringle_valentines

In a few short words/sentences, tell us about your cat's personalities.

He’s a survivor of a car incident, he has a big personality and he loves food so much he has been known to steal a 2KG bag of cat food and dragged it back home!

How has your cat transformed your life from the moment you've met him till now?

From day one Pringle has been the centre of attention, he loves cuddles and playing with his hoomans. He has brought us as a family closer as we all share time playing with Pringle and sharing his care. He makes us laugh and has become a very special member of our family, we can’t imagine life without him now, we all adore him!

What does your cat mean to you?

He is the sunshine in our lives, we all love coming home to him and giving him a cuddle. He is a definitely a family member, (probably our favourite, don’t tell the others!)

How did you and your cat first meet? Tell it to us in the form of a short story.

A friend of ours had an auntie that had some kittens she wanted to find homes for so , she offered us a chance to adopt one if we were interested! We were sent photos of each kitten and we all immediately chose Pringle, he just had this sad but adoring look in his big blue eyes!

Only one week later our friend brought him to us on a sunny afternoon he was only 8 weeks old and he was inquisitive and took a shine to my son straight away, they continue to have a particularly special bond to this day, he was so playful and happy and become the main focus of our household and nothing has changed, he rules the roost, but, we wouldn’t have it any other way!

What do you think your cat thinks of you?

We think he loves us, probably because we are his food source...

He seems to show us appreciation when he’s happy, but he certainly lets us know when he’s unhappy with any of us! He's definitely our keeper as he won’t go to sleep at night unless everyone has come home for the night, he'll wait at the door until we are all home, especially when our eldest daughter comes home late after visiting her bf, he’s a great big brother!

Your cat is part of your family. What are some things they do that make you think that she considers you part of theirs?

He waits for us at the front door when we come home from work. He always sits in our laps, enjoying our company and he notices when one or more of us is missing and is unsettled til they get home .

What are some accounts your cats like to follow on Instagram?

@itsthe Lou



Why do you feel that it is important to show the world that Cats are Family?

Only people that have not experienced the love of cats could say they are “just a cat “ and not realise the love and special bond they bring to their families. I tell anyone and everyone that the love of a cat is special and they are a wonderful part of any family, they deserve the same recognition dogs get .

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