Dorito 10 years
DLH, Ginger
Maribyrnong vet clinic, VIC

Everyone loves a Dorito!

Job title

Lord kitten-cleaner.

My day-to-day task list

Beg for breakfast, nap, babysit adoption kittens, bathe adoption kittens, nap, beg for dinner (too early!), nap, halfheartedly play with kittens, nap, actual dinner, bed.

My favourite things

Food. Kittens. Not being on a diet. Food. Stealing the kittens food. Sleeping.

My naughtiest habit

Stealing the kittens food and jumping the back fence.

What do my clients think of me?

When they see me father the adoption kittens they all fall in love with me. They think i am a bit lazy and big boned (not fat....). They mostly see me when i'm hungry and up the front begging the nurses for food so they all think i am very talkative and a bit demanding.

Other things you should know about me

I first arrived at the Maribyrnong vet clinic as a stray and was sent to the pound. After two weeks my owners had not been found and the girls got a phonecall saying i wasn't a good candidate for rehoming. During my time at the clinic prior to the pound i had already suckered the girls into falling in love with me so they jumped at the chance to give me a home. 

I was very nervous when i first got to the clinic and spent the first six months in the bathroom. The girls had to make me a nice warm bed with food and water in the toilet. They had to warn clients who needed to use the bathroom that there would be a ginger lump somewhere in there.

I gradually got used to my new home and realised they fed me.....a lot! Until a got a little chubby and got put on a diet. One day the adoption kittens were running around having a play and i noticed they needed cleaning. I grabbed them, cuddled them and groomed them. Now the girls get me to do this with all the adoption kittens!