This is my mom’s cat, Jacob. 13 years ago, I was home for the weekend and my mom decided that she wanted to go to the Humane Society to get a dog. So we headed off together with the idea that we’d just be going to see what sort of dogs were available. In order to see the dogs, one has to fill out a special form so while my mom was doing that I wandered in to the cat room (which required no special paperwork for entrance) and saw Jacob. I immediately went back out, grabbed my mom and told her she needed this cat – forget about the dog. She did as I said, and here he is, 13 years later. Jacob is not a typical Siamese at all. He is the most friendly and affectionate cat I have ever met. He has been a good companion for my mom and and excellent cuddle buddy when I visit. Here’s to 13 more years, Jacob!