Big Foot

by Valerie Wing
(New Rochelle, NY)

Big Foot

Big Foot

Big Foot
Big Foot's Feet
Little Foot and Cookie

I volunteered at a shelter back in 2001 and one day while I was there, this little kitten with these BIG feet climbed out of his basket and up my arm and proceeded to lick my face. I was in love. When I went to inquire about him, they said no one wanted him because of his big feet. I snatched him up right away, along with a nother regular DSH/calico mix. Big Foot has been my right hand throughout the 10 years I have had him. He is the most loyal, loving, playful, and gentle cat I have ever had. He and the DSH/calico ended up having babies before the scheduled spaying and she gave birth to 4. 2 of the kittens also had the extra toes. We named one Munchkin (since he was tiny) and the other Little Foot (since she looked exactly like daddy - except she had many more toes). I still have Big Foot and his kitty family and they are all just the best cats. I had a baby 2 years ago and they all so gentle with him even when he was getting rough in the beginning. I could not imagine my life without my Big Foot. I already plan on getting a cat with the extra toes somehow someway whenever the time comes that I no longer have Big Foot and his family.

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Jun 21, 2011
He is adorable!
by: Leena

It never ceases to amaze me how anyone would NOT want a lovely kitten simply because it is polydactyl... Those paws are simply adorable :) I'm sure BigFoot immediately recognized you as his Purrrson when you came to the shelter. Cats do choose their people, I am 100% sure of that! I've twice been chosen by a cat - my very first cat Misu, and then of course Rolli who writes the diary here on this website.

Leena :)

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