Tabbicus

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Tabbicus as depicted by A.G. Silver Shepherd

Tabbicus is a member of the furry fandom. He was introduced to it by A.G. Silver Shepherd in December of 2005. He has been mated to Khortl Wolf since October of 2006.

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[edit] The character

Tabbicus Polydactyl Domesticus (commonly shortened to Tabbi or Tabs) has adopted the avatar of a polydactyl cat. His fur is royal blue with yellow markings. He has medium-length maroon hair and green eyes. He is usually depicted wearing his distinguishing purple sunglasses. Tabbicus has a fun-loving personality. He is very friendly and is always willing to lend an ear.

[edit] Origins

The main inspiration for the Tabbicus fursona is one of Tabbi's cats in real life, Paws. He is a polydactyl Maine Coon. Like the character, Paws has twenty-six toes.

The name, Tabbicus Domesticus, has no real-life significance. It was coined to sound like a taxonomic classification.

Tabbi's main colors (blue, gold, and maroon) were inspired by the colors of the Arizona State Flag.

[edit] Con attendance and activity

Tabbicus has attended the following conventions:

[edit] Poker Tournaments

Tabbi at the poker table at RMFC 09
  • FC 2009: He placed first at this tournament, after defeating Bjorn Grafeldr heads-up. It's also interesting to note that he was the first person seated in the first qualifier, so he truly did last the longest.
  • RMFC 2009: He hosted the small, 12-player tournament. He placed first, after defeating his boyfriend, Khortl, heads up.
  • FC 2010: He placed fifth at this tournament. He was eliminated by fellow Arizona fur Skuff Coyote.
  • Califur 2010: Not including RMFC 2009, which was an impromptu tournament, this was his first shot at hosting an official con tournament. He did not play; he hosted, organized, and dealt for the 24-player tournament.
  • RMFC 2010: As at Califur, he hosted the 24-player poker tournament for this convention.
  • FC 2011: He placed 14th at this event.
  • Califur 2011: As in the previous year, he hosted the small tournament, which was won by Miles A. Matthias.
  • RMFC 2011: Once again, he was in charge of the tournament. At the request of the con, an additional qualifying session was added, bringing the total player count to 32. Leif the Otter won the tournament.
  • FC 2012: He finished in 3rd place, his best finish since winning the event in 2009.
  • Califur 2012: He directed the con's tournament for its third year. It was won by Doubleofox.
  • RMFC 2012: He directed the tournament for its fourth year. Shortly after the con, he announced that due to employment changes, he would be resigning as tournament director of both Califur and RMFC.
  • FC 2013: He busted from this tournament within the first hour of play. He dealt for the final table of this tournament.

[edit] Phoenix Furness

Tabbicus is credited with coining the name Phoenix Furness. Before the convention idea was abandoned, he was a member of the convention's board and served in the capacity of Guest of Honor Relations.

[edit] Fursuit

Tabbi's partial fursuit
Tabbi in full fursuit dancing with Tzup
In 2007, Tabbi announced that he commissioned a custom partial fursuit, modeled after his fursona, from Lacy. The suit was completed in January 2008. The suit's first con appearance was FC08.

In January 2009, Tabbi made the down payment on a full fursuit for his character, also made by Lacy. The suit was completed in September 2009 and debuted at FURconsin 2009.

Version 3 of the head
In August 2012, at RMFC, Tabbi surprise debuted the third version of his fursuit head, once again made by Lacy.

[edit] Outside of Furry

Tabbicus lives in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born in 1989 in New York City. However, his family moved to Phoenix when he was only two months old, and he has lived there ever since. He graduated from high school in May 2007. He lives with his parents and his pets (five cats and a dog).

[edit] Interest in Disney

Tabbi has a strong interest in The Disney Company, particularly Disney parks. He can often be heard quoting lines from his favorite attractions, such as The Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean. He is also a fan of Disney's older live-action films, such as Bedknobs and Broomsticks and Song of the South.

[edit] Education

Tabbi attended Arizona State University. He graduated in the Summer 2012 semester with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.

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