<original story here>

Our friend Lise insisted that Tinkerbell was a Japanese Bobtail. She certainly looks the part. But DNA testing revealed that her stubby tail is associated with Manx genes.

March 9, 2015—Just discovered that the new cat, Tink, sleeps sitting up. While this is not common, it’s not unheard of. Many kittens do it, and some cats don’t grow out of it. Tink does, however, lean one side against a wall when she dozes off on top of the bookcase. After a while, she slides down the wall and sleeps like a normal cat.

Feb. 22, 2022—Tinkerbell is her usual charming self. After avoiding the downstairs TV room for many years (see The Long Tale of Mr. Tippy), she now goes down with Zoe and they watch anime with Tom.