AKSUM KITTEN OWNERS
& THEIR HAPPY PETS
Thanks so much to each and every person who takes one
of my kittens and loves and cares for them! It's the
only way I can let them go. -Susan Graham, Aksum Abyssinians
I just wanted to let you know that Sally is doing great. She is growing and her fur looks like it is getting darker. She loves her toys and our cat Ellie finally accepted her this weekend. The growling and mean looks are gone!
Sally slept with me the first few nights but is making the rounds now through the house. She loves to sleep with my son on his top bunk bed. She is so much fun and is full of energy. She is also popular with our close friends and neighbors. My friends and neighbors are not familiar with Abyssinian cats and she has won them over. Even the dog lovers like her!
Take care and stay in touch." -Lori, SC (Penny & Ace's kitten) September 2015
"Just a quick update: Hermēs is a 500lb tiger trapped in a 3lb cat body! He's fearless lol! He rides around on my shoulder and sleeps with me every night (with the occasional 2am wake up call). He's adjusted very well and I'd love to send you pics if I ever get him to stop :)! We've bonded very well and he has wore me out on several occasions. I've learned to eat at the kitchen counter after he face planted into a piece of pizza on the coffee table once! I love him to death already! Thank you so much!!" -Steve, WV (Enamorarse & Joker's kitten) July 2015
is officially the cutest family member ever!!!!!!
He loves the dog---They are now best friends.
Dexter will even let Dobby play with his toys---I
never thought he would share with anyone-lol.
He is growing like a weed. He was watching TV
last night--really watching-crazy! He loves
to cuddle. He sits on my shoulder while I wrap
presents. He loves to chase my feet under the
covers. He is spoiled rotten. He and Dexter
greet me at the door when I come home and Dobby
follows me from room to room. We love him so
much. My daughter and her friends love him too.
They all ask about Dobby and fight over who
can cuddle with him first." -Kris, SC (Candy & Traveler's kitten) December 2010
is doing well. I can attest to her being non-stop
pure Aby!" -Edward, NC (Rose & Traveler's kitten) Re-homed there October 2010 after long process of figuring out she has a food allergy to fish. We *always* take them back and then find them good Forever Homes, no questions asked!
accept this letter as the highest praise we
could give someone who brings little kitties
into the world and loves and nurtures them until
finding loving and caring homes. We were on our
way out of the show when something
wonderful happened. My brother, as you will
remember, is in a mobility cart and the main isle
was blocked with too many people forcing him down
one of the side isles. As I cleared the
way for him an adorable little bundle of joy started
clawing at this cage and talking to him. We
have never heard any kitten talk so much! It
stopped us dead in our tracks because again, like
the first time we picked the newest member of
our family, something drew this precious little
gift from God to us as well as us to him. One
thing we profoundly know about new additions like
this little guy … people think they pick them,
but in reality the kitten picks you. We
recaptured the spirit and asked you to hold him.
By a stark difference you gently picked him up
and he was quite content to be in your care. You
took time to make sure we took the little kitten
from you in a manner nonthreatening to the little
guy. Right then and there we knew God put all
of us together, as if to say, “Here is your new
bundle of joy, he has been brought in to the world
with love and tender care and now you take him
forth through life full of love, tenderness, joy
after we took him home it was a mixed blessing. We
loved him from the very first meow and wanted
him with us forever. Now came the moment
of truth. We took him our Vet and requested
a complete physical including blood work to
be sure he was healthy and we wouldn't lose
him as we did our first love. Not only
did our Vet of many years tell us he was healthy
with no apparent aliments but he commented on
how trusting he is with strangers (which in
his opinion only happens when the kitten learns
only love and kindness from day one). We have
always been protective of our little kittens. We
are particular of who and how people interact
with him. In
our home we are committed to raising our bundle
of joy in a loving, caring and tender environment.
Part of that is selecting who and how others
interact with him.
update on Legolas: he is growing by leaps and
bounds and loving his new home and family, as
we love him! He reminds us of Simba in the Lion
King. He has no fear and is always getting into
something. When family and friends come over
they're introduced to “the Heir Apparent”.
They all make a beeline to him … bypassing
us … as
if they are now here to visit primarily him,
which is probably true…LOL! We send his picture
all over the world to our family and friends
and they all love him. He makes noise when
he eats his treats like we have never heard
is adorable! When he does not feel as though
he has received enough attention he immediately
lets us know by talking to us until we play
with him and give him lots of TLC!!!
we mentioned to you before, we are in the information
technology business, do a large portion
of our work from home and spend little time
in our offices downtown. We
have built Legolas several of his own forts
if you will. He loves having his forts all
over the house that he can call his own.
As in Lion King, he sits on high looking out
over his kingdom…used to be known
as our home now known as the home Legalos
lives in…LOL!!! Wouldn't have it any other
has taken over the bedrooms as well and
he decides nightly where and with whom he
will sleep. Upon making his selection the
lucky recipient of his company for the evening
must build him a cave out of blankets… as
only a little lion cub would want. Early
in the morning when he has decided it is
time to get up and start the day he has
become our alarm clock. When enough sleep
has been had by all, of course decided by
him, he starts to talk as if to say wake
up daddy time to start our day and so it
begins. We would not change one thing about
him and love him more each day if that is
possible. Sorry for going on and on and
on, but for us it was important for you
to know that we think a great deal of you
and the service you provide for all these
little darlings brought into the world.
We came into this with you very jaded and
concerned. At each step of the way you proved
worthy of our trust and admiration. THANK
YOU for being there for us and for all the
kitties you have placed and will place in
the future. God Bless You!
feel free to share these experiences with anyone
you care to. If
you ever need us to share our thoughts
and praises about you, your services and the
kitties you place please don't hesitate
to call upon us. It
would be our way of giving people comfort
in making the right choice about picking
the right little treasure for them. -Chris, Orlando, FL (Tinker & Zeus's kitten) September 2009
"Nola and RaKitty play ALL the time! He loves sleeping with me!
Nola has made friends with all 3 cats, even my shy tortie Sophie lets her sleep with him & me. RaKitty cannot believe his good fortune to finally have an Aby to rip & roar with from one end of the house to the other!
Nola is the sweetest aby I've ever had~ in the middle of the night he snuggles all around my face and neck~ like I'm his mother. He LOVES playing with everyone's tails.
Both RaKitty and Calvin are so interested in him~ Calvin doesn't rip and roar around with him like Ra, but he likes grooming him & sleeping together. And on top of all that I think he is gorgeous~ if I wasn't so busy with grandchildren I'd show him and I think he'd do wonderful. Ra doesn't overgroom anymore and Calvin is acting much younger now (his intestinal & eating problems seem much better also)." -Alice, TN (Moonlight & Traveler's kitten) May 2011
Susan, I just wanted to let you know that we're
really enjoying little Louie! He's SO
MUCH FUN! He absolutely
loves water, which surprises us. We have
a walk-in shower, and he's gone in there several
times while the shower was going! And, he's always
right there with me at the bathroom sink when
I'm washing my face or brushing my teeth. He
doesn't seem to care when he gets water droplets
on his head.
(AKA Mango) and his Siamese brother T-Bone are
getting along really well. And,
you were right - he's super affectionate! What
a little sweetie he is. :-)
-Trudy, GA (Sky & Rocket's kitten) September 2011
have been talking with Susan for a couple of
months and I decided to add Abyssinians to my
day I was online surfing the Web for Abyssinian
breeders and I came across Susan and I feel
like that was very lucky because I found
someone who knows a lot about this breed and
who is just wonderful to work with. If
there is something that you need to know about
this breed and she does not know she will find
if you are looking for a kitten and a very special
breeder, Susan is it. Thanks again, Susan!
Bengals & Abyssinians
P.S.--Bren now has Mikey and a couple of others.
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