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    Crookie

    Hello there Crookie is my cat, I was posting his pictures on deviantART and someone suggested I nominate him for here. For a bit more info on him, after he had his stroke we had to re-teach him to eat, walk, and just to be a cat. IT started with us feeding milk through a dropper. We know at that time he was not getting enough nutrition from just the canned milk, so my fiance got out a pork roast we were saving in the fridge to make into a salad. He cut off all the fat and cut them into tiny pieces. Crookie was able to eat it and practically took fingers off in the process even though he could not move his head around.

    Right after the stroke while he was still "stiff" as a board we spent I think it was 2 days just talking to him and we had him sleep between the two of us. We finally wrapped him in a heated blanket and left him alone for about 4 hours and when we came back in (thinking he'd probably died) we found that he was no longer stiff and he wasn't able to move any part of him on his own.

    HE still has his neck kinda crooked, you can see it when he walks it's slightly tilted to the side. IT was a lot more pronounced when he was still a kitten.

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    Gorgeous orange Crookie!

    Good morning, beautiful orangey Crookshanks! I am so sorry you were ill, and I'm very glad you have regained your health! You have an important duty as the garden watch cat, and an even more important one as the filler of laps and in-between sleeping kitty! I would love to pet your fluffy coat, because it looks verrrrry nice and soft! You were a most adorable kitten and now you are a stunning orangey, with your golden eyes. Happy, happy Cat of the Day to you, gorgeous Crookie!
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    Crookie the Miracle Cat


    We are so glad to meet you Crookie you are such a Miarcle Cat to have survived a stroke at such a young age. So many people would have given up on you but your Guardians were able to keep you alive and well and now you are rewardiing them by being a very Good Cat and a Squirrel Buster.

    You are such a Classic Owesome Orange Cat a true Wonder Cat.
    You are such a Happy Cat and you look so pleased in your yard enjoying the sunshine!!!

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    Dearest Crookie, what a sweet, beautiful kitty you are! And what a stunning story, about your stroke when you were very young and all the efforts your devoted Humans took to keep you alive and nurse you back to health. How wonderful that they discovered the magic taste and recuperative properties of pork fat, after your jaws were moistened with milk from a dropper! Clearly you all have been present for a miracle!

    To Crookie's Humans: Thank you SO VERY MUCH for saving this delightful boy! God bless you all, human and feline.

    Crookie, dear, we are so glad you survived and are doing so well now, keeping the garden squirrel-free and nestling down between your Purrrents in bed, just as you did when you were so ill and they were taking such good care of you.

    Congratulations, darling Crookie, on being selected today's Cat of the Day! We hope that you and your whole family are enjoying a wonderful day of celebration, full of fun and lovies and all your favorite toys and treats, maybe even some more pork fat as you relax on a lap or two.

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    Crookie is such a handsome boy and also a very lucky one. Thanks for being able to save his life and for sharing his heartwarming story with us. Congrats on being COTD!!!
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    Crookie

    What wonderful people you are, not giving up on this sweet guy! He was a beautiful baby and is quite a handsome adult. It's so heartwarming to see the lengths people will go to to save their pets; thank you for being two of those people. And Crookie, an extremely happy COTD is wished to you, more than to any other cat I have said this to in the past!

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    Crookie what a gorgeous fellow you are!!!

    You are so blessed to have such wonderful guardians to help you get well and love you so much. Your wonderful pictures sure made me smile today. Rivenfae, thank you for sharing your very special boy with us today!!! I hope you are all enjoying your special day to the fullest.

    Congratulations, sweetie Crookie, on being our very special Cat of the Day!!!
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    Hello Crookie,

    I am so pleased to meet you & hear your story. You are a beautiful boy & so lucky too.
    I am so glad you overcame your illness with the loving care of your humans. The world is a
    better place with you in it sweet boy. Congrats on being our loving CAT OF THE DAY.
    Wishing you a long & happy life with your family sweetie.
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    Crookie the miracle kitty!

    Hi Crookie! Happy Cat of the Day to you, sweetheart!
    I'm all teary after reading your amazing story of survival! What a brave, beautiful, courageous survivor you are! You truly are a miracle kitty, and we can't thank your parents enough for doing all in their power to save you, for never giving up on you! They, and you, are heroes in my book! Your baby picture brings tears to my eye, thinking of the challenges that awaited you. But oh, just look at you now, the very picture of contentment and good health! And I think your parents ought to bottle that miracle pork potion!

    To the parents of Crookie~Bless you for saving this beautiful boy. If only there were more furparents as devoted and caring as you!

    I hope you're enjoying your MUCH deserved day of honor, Crookie, being treated to all your big, beautiful heart desires, and more! Lots of love, cuddles and kisses to you, beautiful Crookie! Long and happy life to you!

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    Crookie, I am so glad you have such loving people to care for you. Congrats on being COTD.
    Nancy



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    Cute Crookie!

    Crookie - I want to commend your humans for taking such good care of you!
    Anyway - you are a gorgeous fluffy boy...and your kitten pictures are too adorable!
    May everyday be Cat of the Day for you, Crookie!

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