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Each cat has its own page of pictures, and many pictures in the webcam gallery are of these cats.

* Murdock (the big, fuzzy cat)

MurdockMurdock is an orange and white alley cat with strong markings of the Maine Coon cat. He is rather hefty (13.5 pounds) and is allowed outside only while on a leash. He is the master of all he surveys, and he surveys the back yard a lot. Murdock was named after Captain 'Howling Mad' Murdock on the A Team. Murdock owns Joe and Sally. Murdock is 11 years old (born on 9-Jul-86). He is one meter long when all stretched out (39.3 inches from tip of front paws to tip rear paws when lying on the floor and stretching).

cat in a capeHe wears a cape when we take him to science fiction conventions. (His adoring public is there; he receives many comments.)

Murdock is a CyberKitty, since he has a InfoPET microchip implanted.
His InfoPET Identification number, 000070119F, is coded into the chip.
His InfoPET collar tag code is 610011.
City of Fremont pet license: 50445 expires 1/99.

[audio] I'm a big hungry cat.

* Punkin (psycho kitty)

PunkinPunkin gets her name from the color of her fur. Red female ticked tabby cats are unusual. She owns Chris. She is wont to growl and purr at the same time, which earned her the title of 'psycho kitty'. (Even her normal "hello, I'm glad to see you" meow comes out sounding like an accusation.) She spends her time looking out the window and cussing at the birds (she is also part Siamese). One particular rocking chair belongs to her alone.

Punkin is a CyberKitty, since she has a InfoPET microchip implanted.
Her InfoPET Identification number, 00007003EB, is coded into the chip.
Her InfoPET collar tag code is 612634..
City of Fremont pet license: 65043 expires 3/2001.

[audio] I hate claw trimming

* Kit-Kat (cat lump)

Kit-KatKit-Kat was inherited from Chris's aunt. She is a 'tuxedo cat' (black and white) and looks a little bit like Socks the White House cat. Kit-Kat decided to own John. Kit-Kat must have had a trauma to her larynx as a kitten, since she sounds like she has permanent laryngitis. A simple "feed me" meow comes out like "come quick, Timmy has fallen down the well" - a low-volume but extremely urgent utterance. She also has very narrow hips, like a weasel, and her front toes are more like fingers. We think she's trying to evolve an opposable thumb; luckily, she's too stupid to know what to do with it. (Thank goodness she is not smart, like Scott Adams' tuxedo cat.)

Her motto is 'I'm the Kit-Kat, gotta love me!'

Kit-Kat is a CyberKitty, since she has a InfoPET microchip implanted.
Her InfoPET Identification number, 000114B6D4, is coded into the chip.
Her InfoPET collar tag code is 608295..
City of Fremont pet license: 48905 expires 11/98.

[audio] Don't pick me up!

3 on tree

* The three of them together

When Punkin and Murdock were first introduced, she was up on a high shelf when he came in. Murdock was sniffing all around; he could tell there was another cat in the room, but could not find it. Punkin looked down at him, deciding that this was a big dumb cat. Then Kit-Kat came along, and she did not want to play with the others. She did not like to be picked up. "No, sir, didn't like it." Therefore:
Murdock and Kit-Kat 3 cats on a bed

Sometimes they do get along OK. (They just hate to admit that they look cute.)
Murdock Ow-oo means "I want to go outside".
Punkin Merrrr is general-purpose grumpy noise.
Kit-Kat Mehhh! = "Feed me!" or "Pet me!" or "Don't pick me up!" or "Huh??"
Bathroom Habits
Murdock After an incredibly smelly cat poop, he runs away in abject terror.
Punkin Spends 5 minutes burying her waste. Fling, fling!
Kit-Kat After burying, carefully walks along edge of litter box to keep her toesies out of the sand.
Murdock Tufty toes and tufts sticking up from the top of his ears.
Punkin Plain, makes continuous noise during claw trimming.
Kit-Kat When walking on a soft surface, such as a bed, she spreads her toes far apart.
Murdock Likes his wet food in chunks. Actually, he just likes food and is not particular.
Punkin Likes her wet food broken into little tiny pieces and then molded loosely into a mound.
Kit-KatLikes her wet food mushed flat to coat the bottom of the bowl. But don't put crunchies in both bowls; she won't know which one to eat first, and sits there, confused. Stupid cat! (but adorable)
Weird food cravings
Murdock Pop Rocks
Punkin Cantalope
Kit-Kat (none that we know of)
Kitty Treats
Murdock Loves "Cat Love"
Punkin Catnip!!!!!!!
Kit-Kat Loves "Pounce Tuna"

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