He was born in Nova Scotia and we call him our “Maine Coonesque” cat, because we like to think he has some Maine Coone in him. He is very doglike, and his fur never mats. He is totally mellow, except when it comes to annihilating squirrels that wander into his outdoor palace.
So, Julius, believe it or not, is NOT fat. Zoë, otoh, is another story...
“I am fluffy, not fat.”
“Cold and fluffy, but so not fat.”
“Relaxed and fluffy, but not fat.”
“Content and fluffy, but not fat.”
“Extremely handsome and a mighty hunter and ever-so-fluffy, but not fat.”
“I'm fat. So sue me!”