Exotic Shorthair Chester here!
In July of 2011, my mom and dad went to a big cat expo in New Jersey and picked up a few toy wands for me. Mom started using one of the wands to get me to scratch on my scratching post. As strange as it seems now, I used to ignore my scratching post - I didn't know what it was for! When mom put the wand next to or on top of the scratching post, I thought she wanted me to do tricks!
I wasn't always up to performing:
And sometimes a cat has just got to be a cat:
Hey, I did it!: