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Babou RussellOrange Tabby

How did you obtain your pet?

She was adopted through the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.

How old is your pet?

Approximately 6-7 years old.

What is your pet’s favorite pastime?

Looking for things to chew on that she is not supposed to be chewing on, no matter how well hidden they are.

What is your pet’s favorite toy?

Her owner’s socks!  She likes to attack from over the edge of the bed.  Also the little ball of catnip she gets from Caring Hands.

What is your favorite thing about your pet?

While she acts aloof most of the time, when she deigns to allow you to pet her she is incredibly sweet, allowing belly rubs and chin scratches.

If your pet had a superpower, what would it be?

Finding the smallest bit of leftover crumbs on the ground or counter.

Why does your pet love Caring Hands Animal Hospital?

The vets, particularly Dr. Robinson, and the technicians. They all ask about her unusual name and are always surprised to find that Babou is a girl. They are all patient and treat Babou so well. Caring Hands is also where she gets her catnip ball!