Pet-of-the-Day - Meet Sophie and Sammy
- May 1, 2020
Sophie dances and Sammy drinks from indoor water fountains!
Your name: Beatriz Messina
Job title/department: Assistant Professor/Counselor
What kind of pet do you have (dog, cat, bird, etc.)? Two cats
What is your pet’s name? Sophie & Sammy
How old is your pet? 7 and 6
What is your pet’s gender? Female and Male
Describe your pet in three words: Independent, loving, mischievous
What is the thing your pet cannot live without? Me, of course!
Can your pet do tricks? If so, what? No, but Sammy gives me kisses when I come in
What is the best trick your pet has taught you? To relax more!
Do you have a nickname for your pet? Sammy Salami, no nickname for Sophie
You know your pet is in a good mood when he/she does this: When Sophie “dances” by moving her hind legs back and forth
Your pet’s favorite spot to hangout is: The window sill
Favorite toy: A supermarket plastic bag tied up in a ball
One habit you would like to change: Sammy will drink water out of any container he can get his paws on, like indoor water fountains.
Does your pet prefer to play with people, or other animals? My cats love to play with each other
Does your pet like children? Yes
If you could ask your pet one question and they’d be able to answer it, what would it be? If you weren’t a cat, what would you like to be?
Can your pet read your emotions? Yes!
Funniest moment you’ve had with your pet: When I was moving out of my house and there was literally no furniture and therefore no places to hide and yet Sammy somehow found hiding spots to the point where I thought he had somehow gotten out because I could not find him anywhere.
What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your pet? Knowing you are giving a home to an animal who wouldn’t have one, and getting so much love in return!
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