This is Winston. He's special like the Olympics.
Winston turned a year old May 26 -- almost two months after my old lady (in pic below) and I adopted him.
Winston is an exotic shorthair with fashionable bluepoint coloring. I want to eat him.
Believe it or not, he was a rescue we received through the awesomes at Only Hope. Winston (aka Winnie aka Pigston aka Mr. Wizard) has IBS (no shit!) and soon after being adopted, needed a hernia operation his original owners were unwilling to pay for. They gave him to Only Hope, which fixed him up and then found the most loving home imaginable for him. Seriously, I want to eat him.
Don't let the pissy faces throw you off -- Winnie is retardedly sweet. And also hungry like a dog. If he weren't so cute, his constant pestering whenever there's food around would have sent him packing. Luckily, he's that cute.
Winnie drives his big brother Rudy (aka Governor Attacki) crazy. They have sort of a gremlin-mogwai relationship (guess which is which). In addition to being a regular-old hog, Winnie's an attention hog and will push Rudy out of the way whenever he's not the star of the show. This has led the already neurotic RuRu to contemplate suicide.
But mostly things are OK, as long as Rudy doesn't incur Winnie's wrath (which Winston serves, btw, better than Kahlen).
A few more things about Winston: he isn't very smart (he thinks his name is three successive kissing noises -- at least that's all he'll respond to). But again, who cares? He's cute. Also, he' s quite vocal for a Persian and sounds like a squeak toy with a cold. Audio and video illustrations are on the way.
That look in his eyes is love. Love.
He sleeps a lot, too. Shocking, I know.
Pictures of Winnie's first bath (at least by our hands) were posted last month at cityrag (scroll down a little). Here's a post-bath outtake that finds Winnie at his most Ewokian.
If you're thinking, "Cat love, how gay," you're both correct and jealous.
More on Winston as cuteness develops.