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Pets of Dalhousie: Meet Nibbler and Stormy

Posted by Communications, Marketing and Creative Services on August 19, 2021 in Community Highlights
Mr. Nibbs and the Purr Monster.
Mr. Nibbs and the Purr Monster.

Nibbler and Stormy are cuddly cats who live with Marissa McKean, research support coordinator with the Medical Research Development Office.


Name: Nibbler (left in photo)

Nickname: Nibby, Mr. Nibbs

Species/breed: Domestic shorthair 

Age: About 10 months old.

Fave food: Tuna

Special tricks: Shapeshifting to fit through the baby gate and hunting houseflies.

Best quality: The head butts or the very quiet purr when he decides to lay on your lap. 


Name: Stormy

Nickname: Storm, Floof, Purr Monster 

Species/breed: Domestic shorthair 

Age: 4 months

Fave food: Pretty much anything the baby throws on the floor. He's not picky at all. 

Special tricks: Launching himself through the air at his brother, Nibbler.

Best quality: His super loud purring and his love of belly rubs.

Don't forget to check out the previous pet we've featured in this space this month — Mila, Remy, Bean, Vester and Visby, Ash and Lola — as well as pets from previous months:

The month in pets: January

The month in pets: February

The month in pets: March

The month in pets: April

The month in pets: May

The month in pets: June

The month in pets: July