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Adopted by Mo and Chris
Many cat lovers are familiar with the tail less Manx breed but probably few are familiar with the name of the longhaired tailless breed, Cymric. Many of these early tailless cats came from Wales and Cymric (pronounced Kim-rick) is the Celtic word for “Welsh.” This boy is a classic Cymric.
The Hills Pet site says, “The Cymric is a placid, sweet cat. They do not get too upset about anything that happens in their world.” That is exactly what we noticed about him right away. He was so good-natured and unflappable. He came from a shelter and had no edgy shelter anxiousness about him. He was cooperative and unoffended when we moved him here and there, fussed with him. I thought I was getting a Maine Coon who had, according to his medical paperwork, a wound on the end of his tail. I was not there when the transporter arrived with him. I asked my friends about the wound on his tail. “He does not have at tail!” they said.” WHAT!! I shouted, “They cut his tail off???” “NO”, they said, “no sign of that just a pea sized scab on the end of his 1/2 inch tail.” “Good Heavens,” in essence I said, “He is a Cymric!!” He is first one I have ever fostered. Hence, my studying up on the web. He matches every part of the description.
Cymrics have a cobby body, which means they are short front to back. By comparison, think of the long bodies of Maine Coons and Siamese. Cymrics have large whisker pads, wide based ears set lower than usual on the head, a double coat, a very noticeable ruff, their rear legs are longer than their front legs, they have an arched back, sturdy bones, a thick chest, pantaloons. He is all of that a Cymric, and he certainly has the personality they are known and loved for. Wow!
The shelter said he had had diarrhea and they shaved around his almost nonexistent nubbin of a tail. His hair is already growing back to cover the unfortunate bullseye aspect of his rear. He has had no diarrhea with us. He does; however, like to eat – he is not picky, any treat is a good treat. I have yet to see him run and look like a bowling ball. I will try for a video.
What a funny treasure he is – an agreeable, comedian. I haven’t seen him around dogs but I expect he would be happy with whatever life brought him. How on earth did this rare cat end up in the shelter??? I have no idea .He was loved. His coat was in great shape, he loves being brushed.
Regardless some family will be so lucky to have his loving happy company.
Cedric is neutered, vaccinated, FELV tested, dewormed, microchipped, eats wet and dry food, and is litterbox perfect.
He is fostered by Harriet in Santa Cruz.
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If you believe you are the perfect adopter for Cedric please tell us why in the comments section of our Adoption Application, and contact Harriet at firstname.lastname@example.org If you are unable to reach Harriet please email us at email@example.com.
NOTE: We prefer families with children bring them to the adoption appointment. Why? This allows interaction between the children and the cat. This helps ensure they will be a good fit for each other. A mismatch between a child and a cat is not in anyone’s best interests!