Jan Joris Vereijken (janjoris) wrote,
Jan Joris Vereijken
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Tijgertje.



Tijgertje (Dutch diminutive of "Tiger") arrived today. He's my brother and sister-in-law's cat. Unfortunately---how shall we put this?---he wasn't quite the natural match with their dual-career, dual noisy-kid household. He's a rather shy creature, and might benefit from a less lonely and more quiet house. Originally he was sheduled to arrive in May, but just before he'd be arriving, Lies & litter cut that plan short nicely.

Three months late, he's here now. Tieleke gave him a nice brush, which he seemed to like. Then, he fled behind the fridge. I cut off all power there, and am waiting for him to reappear. Three types of cat treats are waiting for him when he does.

UPDATE:

Nine hours later now, he's still hiding there. Hasn't used the litter box, hasn't eaten. Cat treats do not impress him, continual loud complaints are no problem though.

Tips, anyone...?
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