Dermcare Clinic Cat of the Year

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Olive 3 years

Domestic Shorthair, Black and white
Southside Vet Surgery, QLD

Keep calm and meeow on!

Job title

In charge of cat naps

My day-to-day task list

My day starts with demanding my breakfast before anyone else gets theirs. That is followed by a slow amble through the surgery to find the highest spot I can get to, while knocking everything off the shelves in the process. That is where I'll stay for a few hours till I hear the tell tale sound of a can being opened. That is my cue to descend from my lofty spot and see what I can steal for a midday snack. I make sure I give Benny a few decent swats throughout the day just to remind him who's in charge before resuming my nap on the Hills food stand.

My favourite things

One of my favourite things is FOOD. I love food. I have a very raucous meow which I use at every opportunity to let the nurses I know I need more food. My other favourite thing is sleeping. Of course.

My naughtiest habit

I'm not really naughty, not like my fellow clinic cat Benny. Occassionaly I steal roast chicken from the sick animals or the nurses lunches.

What do my clients think of me?

Clients love me until I remind them that my self-designated petting time is over by biting them.

Other things you should know about me

I was brought into the surgery by some kind people who found me on the side of the road, paralysed by a tick.  My humans never came forward to claim me but the vets and nurses treated me anyway and looked after me until I got better. I made a pretty good recovery considering I was on my death bed. It was a bit touch and go for a while but I'm a fighter and now I have a really good home where I rule the roost. My favourite vet named me Olive because I have gorgeous big olive green eyes.  Technically I'm up for adoption but I like it here so much I just bite any prospective new humans so I get to stay a bit longer. I have a fellow clinic cat called Benny. He's a bit of a pest, following me about all day but I cant help it if I have an adoring fan!

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