Friday, November 22, 2013

Happy Gotcha Day Maestro

Mom says that 19 years ago today she never could have forseen the journey she has taken with our old mancat. For those of you who haven't heard the story, mom got Maestro when she was in college. Her brother was allowed to get a kitten (see the orange guy in the second picture) and mom was SURE that Butterscotch was lonely. Turns out not so much.....B would chew on Maestro's ears until he yelled. And then one day Maestro went off and got neutered...sympathy was a good thing and they were buddies until Butterscotch left for the Bridge.

Maestro may not LIKE the kittens, but they do seem to like him
and Maestro is just too old to care enough to get up and leave

a good flashback picture - Maestro, Mo, Butterscotch, Tim and Tom
(not sure when it was taken though)

Maestro favorite habit now-a-days

looking good

snoozing with Ivy - sun puddles ROCK

We hope you can join us in celebrating 19 years with the old mancat. He has moved many times with mom and has gone through cats, fosters and roommates. He is pretty mellow and laid back. And for being 19 years old, pretty healthy.

30 comments:

  1. Happy Gotcha day Maestro! We're so glad you got gotted! at 19, we say nap all you want, wherever you want!

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  2. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro! 19 is an amazing age for a kitty, and to be healthy too. Good genes--and wonderful care. :-)

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  3. Maestro is doing AWESOME for a 19-year-old kitty! Or even for a kitty a few years younger than him! A big happy gotcha day to you, big guy!

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  4. A very Happy Gotcha day to you Maestro. Hope it is a great day for you and that you have many more. You look great for that young age. Have a super day.

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  5. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro! Looking good dood!

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  6. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro! Hope your special day is extra special! Lots of purrs

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  7. Happy 19th Gotcha Day, Maestro! What an interesting life you've led. You've earned as much rest as you want. Enjoy a good nap with the kittens.

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  8. Happy, Happy Gotcha Day Maestro. We hope you have a wonderful day with your favourite nibbles, cuddles and purrs.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  9. Happy Gotcha Day Maestro! You are looking good.

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  10. HAPPY HAPPY GOTCHA DAY , Maestro !

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  11. Happy Gotcha' Day, Maestro! You're at the age now when you can just whap any kittens that show up and no one will care ;)

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  12. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro! We hope you get lots of sunpuddles and all the other things you like best!

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  13. A very big happy GOTCHA Maestro! We are so happy you 've been creating such precious memories for 19 years with your Mom. I'm sure it's been a marvelous journey and we all hope that you have many more gotchas in the future.

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  14. Wow, 19 years!! That's amazing!! Happy Gotcha Maestro, wishing you MANY MORE with your family! :)

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  15. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro! You're 19 years young!! Enjoy your day!

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  16. Happy Gotcha Day Maestro! AND MANY MORE!!!!
    Many Purrs,
    The Slimmer Purrsibs
    The matriarch Socks (16 year old female kitty), and the youngsters Jack, Luna, Percy, & Golden

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  17. Happy Gotcha Day to you Maestro!! 19 Years!! Wow!!

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  18. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro! You sure do look great for 19.

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  19. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro. We hope you had a great day, full of sunshine and naps, since that seems to be your thing.

    Nineteen years? Impressive.

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  20. Wow that is so awesome! Maestro is a real trooper for sure! Happy Gotcha Day Dear Maestro! We hope you had an awesome day with some good Num-Nums and some sun puddles!

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  21. Happy Gotcha Day X 19 Maestro! Now, enjoy that nap.

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  22. Happy Gotcha Day, Maestro!!! I'll find a warm sun puddle somewhere and curl up in it in your honor!
    Play bows,
    Zim

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  23. Happy Gotcha Day handsome Maestro! You are. special one fur sure!

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  24. Happy gotcha day Maestro. You are a very special, handsome kitty.

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  25. Happy Happy Gotcha Day Maestro! I LOVE that name! xoxo

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  26. We think Maestro and Anastasia would make a good pair. They're both laid back and awfully good-looking!

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  27. dood...happee bee lated gotcha day two ewe N heerz ta 19 mor happee healthee ones !! hope yur day was rockin awesum sooper fun, hope ya getted sum mice creem, pizza pies, donuts, trout, flounder, perch, mackerull, meatloaf, pie, noe burd, sea bass, shrimp, pork roast, ham samiches, bloo gill, sardeenz, herring N yur verree own cat tree witha easy in easy out hidey hole !!!! rock on buddy...happee bee lated day :)

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  28. Happy belated gotcha day Maestro! You look pawsome for a senior catizen!!!

    Sasha, Sami, & Saku

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