As a kitten, Zeki was found in Dallas where someone had partially skinned her alive. After several surgeries and a long recuperation period, Zeki found her way to the home of Arden Moore, pet author, radio host, and pet expert who also teaches pet safety. As part of her talks on pet safety, Arden uses Zeki as a living model.
“Having a cat tolerant enough to allow students to check her capillary refill, brush her teeth, apply different types of safety restraint muzzles, wrap her in a bath towel, check her pulse and perform a snout-to-tail wellness assessment is invaluable. Zeki gives people the chance to practice their pet first aid skills on a willing cat and gain confidence so that they can be better pet parents for their cats – especially during a pet health emergency.”