Dracula the cat and Dracula the Vampire

Warning About Count Dracula:

Enter quietly and at your own risk as this cat does not like company.

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Count Dracula is truly The Cat From Hell. But he is loved and adored. After losing Handsome, I was intent on getting a cat that resembled him and placed an ad in the computer classifieds. The ad was answered by New Yorkers for Companion Animals (NYCA) who said they had the cat I was looking for.

I learned that an elderly woman was put in a nursing home and that her landlord had thrown her cats onto the street. To make matters worse, neighbors reported that all of her cats went unfed and were abused due to her senility. NYCA was able to locate and rescue most of the cats. One of them was a large male tuxedo.

"Yes, he was a huge, rugged, long-haired male tuxedo" they assured me. They named him Richard the Lionhearted and his photo was online. He was exactly what I was looking for. When I asked why his eyes were narrow slits I was told it was a bad photo. A day later he was delivered to my office. I peeked into the cardboard carrier and was overjoyed. He sure was big and regal.. and he had silky, long fur.

Left the office early and took him home in a taxi. As soon as we arrived home, I removed him from the carrier. That is when the growling began. Before I had a chance to wonder why he was growling, his fangs were embedded in my arm. He still bites and growls constantly and his eyes are still narrowed slits much of the time. Why? Because he is one angry cat. Count Dracula (as I named him) does not want to be cuddled hence the growling and biting.

Years Later: Although his eyes are still often two angry slits he has become my constant companion. He is forever at my side purring away like mad and he follows me from room to room so that I am never out of his sight. But if I try to pick him up or do something that he doesn't like such as combing knots from his long fur he reverts to day one. His eyes narrow even more, and then he sinks his fangs into me for the kill... all the while growling like there is no tomorrow.

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