How cute is Coco?
His current rating is 4.12 out of 5 with 42 vote(s).
All about Coco
at whiskers are yet another example of nature’s efficiencies. Cats usually have 24 whiskers, twelve (2 rows of 6) on each side of it’s face. They are thicker than ordinary hairs and root through the skin attaching to a highly …
- Delia Hoelscher
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Coco is a senior citizen to say the least. He will be 24 in January of 2005 and is still going strong. I did however think that I was losing him a couple of days ago when he became very despondent, began vomiting and then stopped eating. Upon observation at the animal clinic, he was discovered to have a severe urinary tract infection (thank goodness not his kidneys like I feared) and is currently on antibiotics which he is responding to favorably. He's just not ready to leave me yet!!!
When Coco was a kitten he was given to me by a lady who got him for her grandmother for companionship. Apparently he was too much for her to handle and was offered to me... I had another young Siamese at the time and she wanted NOTHING to do with him. Nonetheless, he did for her, and that's all that mattered. I lost my female, Fina, when she was almost 19 years old, a loss that will always remain heavy in my heart. Coco lives on and has made a huge impact on my life. I truly can't imagine what it would have been like without him by my side all these years, but I do thank God for all those wonderful years he's given me. For anyone who's ever had the pleasure of raising a Siamese, it's an experience like no other. The breed can be extremely unpredictable, demanding, but even moreso loving- unconditionally. I will cherish the remaining time I have with him and when the time does come for him to leave me, his memory will have impacted my life permanently and my love will go with him.