Other People’s Abys – Meet Cousin Roger

Yesterday, Jacoby got a Catster friend invite from another Instincts Aby named Roger.

Roger and his person wrote: “Hi, Toki’s mom said Jacoby’s dad is from Instincts. My Roger is from a 2008 Instincts litter. I haven’t tried a harness with him yet and I’m inspired by your photos! Best, Sarah”

Roger is about 6 months older than Jacoby…and isn’t he smart? Not only that, but he seems to also be a Hipstamaticat:

I wonder how closely he and Jake are related?

Aby-a-Day – November 15: You can lead a cat to water…

Ever since Jacoby had his second Urinary Crystal Incident, I have wanted to get a cat water fountain for the cats.

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The last time we went to Petco, the very fountain I wanted, the Pioneer Pet Stainless Steel Fountain, just happened to be on sale!

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I set it up just outside the kitchen, where we currently have one of their two watering stations set up. Then, I waited to see what would happen.

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In a completely shocking turn of events, Jacoby was the first to investigate (What a surprise, I know).

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Jake’s a huge fan of drinking out of the bathroom faucet, so I was very interested to see what he would do with the fountain. At first, he examined it thoroughly, but didn’t drink.

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He was very interested in the little waterfall section.

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Or, he was interested in his reflection on the shiny stainless steel. It was kind of hard to tell.

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I was surprised he didn’t stick his hands in the water. He didn’t actually drink out of it during his preliminary reconnaissance mission; I think in part he wasn’t quite sure which side he was meant to drink from!