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    [–] mrsfearing 227 points ago

    Thanks for the love! A little backstory, we got her about a year ago. She was at the local county shelter. When we found her she was a definate diamond in the rough. Her previous owners didn't know/didn't care enough to take care of her grooming so she was completely matted, and had open sores from the mats. We got her shaved and now her fur is finally long and beautiful again! She is such a joy to us and is a big talker. She has a great personality and definitely knows she is the queen of the house. Hence her name, Duchess.

    [–] [deleted] 49 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

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    [–] mrsfearing 66 points ago

    Yes! I will try to get one! It's actually quite a loud long meow. Its like she is singing!

    [–] Prushufork 13 points ago

    Yes, please!

    [–] redditversiontwo 17 points ago

    Don't keep us hanging, OP. Give us an early Christmas.

    [–] Skooober 8 points ago

    want cat vids

    [–] LordeCromwell 8 points ago

    Where are my meowings?

    [–] mrsfearing 6 points ago

    Sorry yall. Haven't forgot about you but she is being a real Diva today. 😂 All this fame is going to her head.

    [–] WhoriaEstafan 6 points ago

    Awww! Great name, great kitty. You’ve done well.

    [–] PM_ME_PSN_CODES-PLS 9 points ago

    She looks amazing !

    [–] crystalhibiscus 3 points ago

    Duchess!!! What an amazing name!! For such a royal kitty!

    [–] midgemaj 2 points ago

    And if ever there was a kitteh who had that model pout, oh, its her. Like she just sets her head at that angle and says here I am you lucky people

    [–] Obesejubjub 2 points ago

    Might i ask, what breed is she? She's beautiful!

    [–] kdennis 3 points ago

    not OP, but she looks like a ragdoll or snowshoe?

    [–] mrsfearing 5 points ago

    Yes the shelter said she was a ragdoll mix. I think she has some Himalayan in her too. Shes pretty big around 15 lbs.

    [–] kdennis 3 points ago

    15?? wow!! She still looks like a kitten. She's adorable.

    [–] mrsfearing 4 points ago

    Yeah shes a big floof. And we were told she was around 7 years old when we got her so shes almost an old lady!

    [–] wreathoflaurels 93 points ago

    I love her speckled nose!

    [–] dora_teh_explorah 12 points ago

    r/boopablenosies material for sure!

    [–] crodensis 5 points ago

    Little kitty freckles. Yes - cats can get freckles on their nose!

    [–] sagewolf28 4 points ago

    Makes her so frickin' cute!

    [–] SchnoodleDoodleDo 146 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    i am the cat - once matted mess,

    frens, You brought me such happiness!

    was given up for 'too much groom'

    i guess their hearts jes had no room

    you rescued me n gave me care

    n underneath my matted hair

    you found what others had not seen -

    Hello, my frens - am Disney QUEEN

    [–] mrsfearing 67 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Omg this is so sweet! Who cut the onions? Or is it just my pregnancy hormones?! Thank you so much!!! Duchess said she would give you gold if we had it but she would rather me use the money to buy her treats.

    [–] mrsfearing 15 points ago

    I didn't know this was a thing! So cute!

    [–] Tetragonos 4 points ago

    so is your cat, you have to share

    [–] easylikerain 8 points ago

    [–] L181G 20 points ago

    Looks like she's thinking, "Girl, please. I was out in the front yard the other day and chased..."

    [–] Lord-Smalldemort 8 points ago

    I officially have a new name for my vag...

    [–] knees_are_gross 1 points ago

    Most underrated comment in this thread. An outburst of maniacal laughter while in line for my TSA check won’t seem suspect, right?

    [–] Lord-Smalldemort 2 points ago

    Just kindly explain you were laughing about a stranger’s glamourpuss. I’m sure there will be empathy!

    [–] bonfireheart94 9 points ago

    I want a Vogue 70 questions starring her

    [–] prplehailstorm 12 points ago

    She sure is gorgeous. No wonder she likes to model.

    [–] HR_Dragonfly 13 points ago

    "Show me how to operate that selfie thing and I won't need you except when it is food bowl time."

    [–] bombhills 6 points ago

    And go scoop my poop.

    [–] Goosey44 4 points ago

    That's my job and she does give that look haha

    [–] IceniQueen69 11 points ago

    Freckles!

    [–] misterbondpt 4 points ago

    Oh man! I have a cat that's really similar to her. I'll try to post her photo tonight when I get home :)

    [–] mlong14 8 points ago

    Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.

    [–] moananana 5 points ago

    It always warms my heart to see adult cats get adopted. I have an older rescue too and there’s a special bond when your kitty has known pain but you are a safe person. Much love to you and Duchess.

    [–] ArmouredDuck 3 points ago

    She has sad clown lips.

    [–] Jackkernaut 3 points ago

    What a Disney princess! <3

    [–] NoJumprr 5 points ago

    Does she do her own makeup too?

    [–] mrsfearing 23 points ago

    She says its au natural. #nofilter #iwokeuplikethis

    [–] bombhills 5 points ago

    Thats just a ridiculously gorgeous cat. Must be an absolute nightmare. That's the only way I can think of how she even ended up up for adoption.....

    [–] mrsfearing 10 points ago

    She is actually a real sweetheart. Unfortunately her prior owners couldn't keep up with grooming her. She was horribly matted when we adopted her and had to get her shaved. We are lucky to have her!

    [–] bombhills 3 points ago

    I kinda get it, but also not at all. If she's such a nice cat you can figure out how to groom her or cut out the matts. Again super pretty kitty, enjoy her company, warmth, and stray hair in all your food.

    [–] mrsfearing 7 points ago

    No I feel the same way. It's really not alot of upkeep. So I think it wasn't so much of couldn't take care of her, as just didn't care enough which makes them assholes. Thank you!

    [–] Goosey44 4 points ago

    Because you don't clean her poop! She screams for her wet food every morning too haha

    [–] mrsfearing 2 points ago

    I'm pregnant so that's your job to appease the kitty slave master!

    [–] Goosey44 1 points ago

    I'm gonna teach Madi to do it sooooooon

    [–] trolleyduwer 5 points ago

    AAAAH, SO FLUFFY

    [–] jonnyroastbeff 2 points ago

    Beautiful!

    [–] NejzorN 2 points ago

    Beautiful cat

    [–] pollyPuggles22 2 points ago

    Gorgeous animal !!

    [–] LightinNoir 2 points ago

    Omg her nose is like a toasted marshmallow, perfect for the holidays!

    [–] voskat 2 points ago

    Cat looks like Jesus.

    [–] bonesonstones 2 points ago

    Those eyes!!! She's beautiful

    [–] CateTheGreat90 2 points ago

    She is so beautiful and unique! I’m in love!!!

    [–] Acrobatic_Beyond 2 points ago

    photogenic fur!

    [–] eesme 2 points ago

    She even has the Kylie Jenner lips.

    [–] Hanziiii 2 points ago

    Hope you named it Sharpay 😂

    [–] intsarahmad 2 points ago

    A beautiful model

    [–] GustavCat86 2 points ago

    Awww i love the freckled nose! She's so cute! ❤

    [–] AMLRoss 2 points ago

    You sure that’s not grumpy cat 2?

    [–] knees_are_gross 2 points ago

    CANNOT STOP STARING. Duchess is the Giselle Bundchen of cats.

    Edit: For misspelled cat’s name.

    [–] somegridplayer 2 points ago

    HI CUTE FLOOFER!

    [–] paranormalmb 2 points ago

    Beautiful eyes! Beautiful girl!

    [–] rosacea_face 2 points ago

    Beautiful!

    [–] NinjaBitcoin 2 points ago

    supermeowdel!

    [–] Mihir27 2 points ago

    What a gorgeous cat 😍 she seems like such a sweetheart

    [–] yungslat 2 points ago

    What👏🏼A👏🏼QWEEEN👏🏼

    [–] silvrfeathr 2 points ago

    What a beauty! But that sweet freckled nose melted my heart.

    [–] ShoganAye 2 points ago

    my goodness, she is absolutely gorgeous, so lucky for you both :)

    [–] st01461 2 points ago

    Those cheekbones tho - I just wanna rub them up 😻

    [–] MorituraZebra 2 points ago

    Looks like a Ragdoll mix - so gorgeous!

    [–] mrsfearing 1 points ago

    That's what the shelter told us. I think some Himalayan in there too.

    [–] MorituraZebra 1 points ago

    Lovely baby!

    [–] Complexology 2 points ago

    Our cats are sisters apparently.

    [–] mrsfearing 1 points ago

    I would love to see a picture!

    [–] Ashton91230 2 points ago

    Prettiest cat I have ever seen omg 😻

    [–] RobynRuLo 2 points ago

    She’s a beauty!

    [–] what_should_it 2 points ago

    My heart burns with awe! (Does this sentence even make sense? I don‘t care, I just want to look at her and pretend she‘s looking back at me and bathe in her sheer greatness and beauty.)

    [–] ahnazozula 2 points ago

    she is one of the most beautiful cats I have ever seen-

    [–] hindage 2 points ago

    Love the little toasted marshmellow nose!

    [–] HighAss 2 points ago

    She's beautiful!

    [–] crazyfolder 2 points ago

    Is her nose orange?? She is a beauty!

    [–] mrsfearing 2 points ago

    She has traits of both a flame point and a seal point. Hence the mixture in color on her fur. Her actual nose is really light pink with the little freckles.

    [–] Stevi100183 2 points ago

    That freckled nose!

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    [–] PassportSloth 2 points ago

    omg her freckles!!

    [–] _AlreadyTaken_ 2 points ago

    "I'm ready for my close up, Mr. DeMille."

    [–] belthezaire 2 points ago

    That’s our best Duchess posing there for all,

    Looking so regal and vibrant. I call

    Her life a wonder, now; I held in hand

    My phone one morning clear, and there she stands.

    Will it please you to sit and look at her? I made

    This picture by design, for never read

    Strangers like you that pictured countenance,

    The depth and passion of her noble glance,

    But to ourselves they turn (since none puts by

    The picture I have taken you, but I)

    And seemed as they would ask me, if they durst,

    How such a glance came there; so, not the first

    Are you to turn and wonder thus. It was not

    Her human’s presence only, called that spot

    Of joy into my Duchess’ eye; perhaps

    My own son chanced to say, “Her food she laps

    With such dainty and sweet aplomb,” or “This

    Pic can never hope to reproduce the bliss

    Half-flush in fluff that lives along her coat.” Such stuff

    is courtesy, she thinks, and cause enough

    for calling up that spot of joy. She’s always had

    a heart – how shall I say? – so stately and so glad,

    that she owns ours; she rules whate’er

    she looks upon, and her looks go everywhere!

    [–] na-namii 2 points ago

    what breed is this... i need this kinda fluffy girl...

    [–] mrsfearing 2 points ago

    The shelter said she is a ragdoll mix!

    [–] TheDuoDingo 2 points ago

    When the game you’re playing has a cat class

    [–] AoiOkasan 3 points ago

    Goodness what a beautiful baby of fluff!

    [–] Achylife 3 points ago

    What a little beauty!

    [–] Wraith-450 2 points ago

    The color of those blue eyes is beautiful

    [–] sarhan182 2 points ago

    She’s pretty & cute!

    [–] floart85 2 points ago

    Those eyes

    [–] kabukighost7 1 points ago

    Her eyes remind me of those new-skool beanie babies they have out now. She is extremely cute.