Pet-of-the-Week - Meet Petunia

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  • September 22, 2020

Today's featured pet is Maria Scimone's kitty Petunia. Petunia can't live without her morning beauty brush! If you haven't submitted your pet yet, do so here . 

Your name: Maria Gabriella Scimone 
Job title/department:     LifeLearn faculty- Italian 

What kind of pet do you have (dog, cat, bird, etc.)?       Cat 

What is your pet’s name?     Petunia 

How did you come up with this name?    She got this name at the shelter and since is the same in Italian we kept it (our pets have always had an Italian name). 

How old is your pet?  Two years in June 

What is your pet’s gender?   Female  

Describe your pet in three words:    Sweet, funny, curious 

What is the thing your pet cannot live without?     Morning beauty brush 

Do you have a nickname for your pet?   Gioia 

You know your pet is in a good mood when he/she does this:   She makes a particular sound similar to purring 

Your pet’s favorite spot to hangout is:   Her “throne” (top level scratching post) 

Favorite toy:   Black mouse 

One habit you would like to change:    I would not change anything: I love her like she is 

Does your pet prefer to play with people, or other animals   People 

If you could ask your pet one question and they’d be able to answer it, what would it be?    Where she was before she arrived to the shelter 

Can your pet read your emotions?     I think so 

Funniest moment you’ve had with your pet:     When she discovered the Roomba 

What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your pet?   Companionship 
 

Petuni can't live without her morning beauty brush!

If you want to see YOUR pet in the spotlight, fill out the form and be sure to send a photo or two!