Mozart, who spends most of his time at Kester Jewelry, raises his head from a nap for a quick photo.

Photo by Mary Austin

Mozart, who spends most of his time at Kester Jewelry, raises his head from a nap for a quick photo.

Monday Morning Chat: Five minutes with Mozart the cat, greeter at Kester Jewelry

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Note: Mozart’s answers to questions were relayed through store owner Ron Kester

Hometown: “He was born and raised in Craig.”

Age: “14 and a half human years, 85 cat years.”

Job title: “Greeter and pretty much the boss.”

How did he get started as the resident store cat: “He’s the third in a line of cats that have been in here. He was adopted from the shelter. He loves it in here. He gets all kinds of attention.”

Motto or outlook on life: “Give me treats, give me sleep. That’s his motto.”

Favorite thing about Northwest Colorado: “The people.”

Least favorite: “He doesn’t have any least favorites. He doesn’t have anything bad to say about this area.”

Favorite treat: “Attention and sleeping lately.”

Favorite music: “Heavy metal.”

Favorite movie: “That Darn Cat.”

Pet peeve: “Getting interrupted while he’s sleeping.”

Embarrassing moment: “Sometimes when tries to jump across the counters he misses and falls to the floor.”

Favorite color: “Gold”

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