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A quiet cat, Theakston likes to lie on his back
with legs in the air inviting anyone to scratch his tummy. His name
comes from a dark Ale from the North of England. He isslightly neurotic,
obsessive compulsively over washing his fur leaving large bald spots.
On occasion he likes to throw up on the carpet, especially when
we have company. As a Tonkinese purebred, he has high aspirations
in life and hopes to one day conduct the New York Symphony Orchestra.
The Yin to Teakston's Yang, Firkin is noisy, skinny
and a bit regal. His name is actually Montrachet, which is the name
of my favorite kind white wine, but Montrachet is too xpensive.
So, he goes by Firkin, after an English brewery, to bring him down
to our level. He likes to open doors himself, hide in cupboards
and run from strangers. One day, though, he has promised to own
his own vineyard so he can make me my own vintage.