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About Norbert and Momo

  • Norbert is a 7 year, 11 mo. old Cat in Las Cruces, NM
  • Momo is a 7 year, 10 mo. old Cat in Las Cruces, NM

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About Norbert

Norbert is a feisty cat, previous vet's have described him as "athletic". He usually likes to be in the same room as the people around him, but doesn't like to be touched by strangers. He will hiss, spit, and bite if you push it too far. He is pretty energetic and loves to chase his toys, a pink knit mitten, an orange crocheted toy, laser pointer, pony tails, and a leather string with a red plastic ring tied to it. Likes watching the neighbors bird feeder through the window. Will chitter if you pull a tape measure out. With us he does have his cuddly moments where he flops over on your lap and purrs, we call this baby Norbert mode. Knows what "Get down!" means when he shouldn't be on the table, whether he'll actually obey is another question. Likes to chew on cords, plastic films, and paint brushes.

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 7 years, 11 mo. old
  • Weight: 10 lbs
  • Breed: Cat
  • Tracking Chip: Yes
  • Neutered: Yes
  • House Trained: Yes
  • Gets along with children: No
    Never been around children.
  • Gets along with other dogs: No
    He has briefly been around other dogs, a mini dachshund and a toy poodle. They didn't fight, but he wasn't thrilled with the experience.
  • Gets along with cats: No
    The only cat he's ever been around is his brother Momo, took a few days of getting used to him when we adopted Momo and now they tolerate each other with occasional spats instigated by Norbert or because Momo is trying to lick him.

About Momo

Momo is very sweet and cuddly, but also embodies the term "scaredy cat." He will most likely hide under the couch when anyone comes over. Any sudden movements or loud noises will send him hiding even with us. He is more afraid of men than women. He pretty lazy and his favorite toys are the dangly ones on a stick or the mouse that hangs over the door. He can lay down and just swat at them. He loves anything with feathers and will lick it till the feathers are gone. Likes watching the neighbors bird feeder through the window. Will occasionally chase the laser. He loves to swipe on closet doors, cupboard doors and will open these to get inside, usually at 4 in the morning. He also likes to be on top of the fridge or the top cupboards even though he's not allowed.

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 7 years, 10 mo. old
  • Weight: 17 lbs
  • Breed: Cat
  • Tracking Chip: Yes
  • Neutered: Yes
  • House Trained: Yes
  • Gets along with children: No
    Never been around children. Does sometimes growl if he sees kids walk by through the window or hears the neighbor kids playing on the porch.
  • Gets along with other dogs: No
    He has only briefly been around small dogs, a mini dachshund and a toy poodle. Wary, but not aggressive toward them.
  • Gets along with cats: No
    Have only seen him around his brother Norbert. They mostly tolerate each other with the occasional spat instigated by Norbert or because Momo is trying to lick him. Momo is very cuddly and we always joke about getting him a kitten he can cuddle with and groom because Norbert won't tolerate his attentions.

Special Requirements

No chicken. Has a luxating patella (his knee cap pops out of place.) We monitor him by watching for limping, backing himself into corners or hissing. It is extremely rare for him to hiss otherwise. Has only really bothered him once two years ago. Gets a joint supplement with his wet food every other day. Also has a very minor heart murmur. No treatment at this time.