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Old 08-09-2015, 02:42 PM
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Poor neighbor, I hope it's nothing serious...
How is the cat?
The cat is OK but the neighbor has dementia and had to go into a home for he can get takin care of.He is 87 years old.

My father had a light case of dementia before I lost him with prostrate cancer at 79 in 2012.

The cat is about 6 or 7 years old according to my neighbors son.Not many people want to adopt older cats but this one is very friendly with people and me included.Also shes an outside cat and stays put in the area.

I got a stray cat that hangs out here at times.So she is probably friends with him or her.The stray has issues being afraid of people and probably was like that since it was a kitten or it got abuse.

Since I have a brook in the back yard .I dont mind having cats around.They keep the mice and water rats out of my yard,Shed and house.Only one problem .They will go after the birds too as I found feathers on the lawn a month ago.
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Old 08-09-2015, 03:15 PM
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I understand, my grandmother is 81 and has Alzheimer.

Yeah, no one wants to adopt an already adult animal, I'm fighting with my father about taking another dog from a shelter. Basically since my dog has died of old age a few months ago he says that taking a dog from a shelter means that He or she will die soon all over again. I'm not ready to take another dog but I won't give up the idea of taking him from a shelter, it's morally the right thing and there are a lot of advantages.

By the way 6/7 years old is still pretty young for a cat, it's like a man in his 40s. Living outside means he will live at least for 10 years more.
Stray cats are always reluctant but if you leave a bit of food for him/her too might become a bit less wary,. But if it has really been abused he/she is probably traumatized and could become aggressive.

I loved my cats also for keeping my garden free of rats and snakes too but there's no way to keep them away from birds, they're the most difficult and then interesting preys. But for that they're also the first target to be abandoned, an old and heavier cat can't keep up.
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Finally a place where I can share my love of cats with likeminded people!

I love dogs but I am definitely a cat person. I don't know anybody else who is here in Ireland (except for the wonderful lady who runs a cat rescue near me).

I have 5 cats. Molly, Maloney, Ivy, Mr. Russell (after the man who found him), and Mac (yes, after Fleetwood Mac).

I also have two dogs, a 10 year old Cavalier named Ozzy (dumb as a post and deaf), and Cookie (I know, she sounds like a little porn star) who is a 4 month old Jack Russell. Absolute demon, and also reminds me why I love cats more
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Finally a place where I can share my love of cats with likeminded people!

I love dogs but I am definitely a cat person. I don't know anybody else who is here in Ireland (except for the wonderful lady who runs a cat rescue near me).

I have 5 cats. Molly, Maloney, Ivy, Mr. Russell (after the man who found him), and Mac (yes, after Fleetwood Mac).

I also have two dogs, a 10 year old Cavalier named Ozzy (dumb as a post and deaf), and Cookie (I know, she sounds like a little porn star) who is a 4 month old Jack Russell. Absolute demon, and also reminds me why I love cats more
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Old 11-26-2015, 05:23 PM
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Old 11-27-2015, 12:16 PM
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Also a nice lap,leg and foot warmer.You can save electricity without using a electric blanket or throw .
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Also a nice lap,leg and foot warmer.You can save electricity without using a electric blanket or throw .
Ah ah ah, that's true. My cat works also as a furry neckband.
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I'm not good at these things but I don't have anything else to do or anywhere else to say it without hearing inopportune comments about it, so I just wanted to write that my cat is ill. I realized I'm not ready to let her go, I've had this cat since when I was 8 years old and my sister and I brought her in my house despite my parents' previous refusal.
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Old 12-02-2015, 09:39 AM
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I'm not good at these things but I don't have anything else to do or anywhere else to say it without hearing inopportune comments about it, so I just wanted to write that my cat is ill. I realized I'm not ready to let her go, I've had this cat since when I was 8 years old and my sister and I brought her in my house despite my parents' previous refusal.
I'm sorry to hear that Sister.I hope she gets better.


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Ah ah ah, that's true. My cat works also as a furry neckband.
LOL.like a live mink around your neck.
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I'm sorry to hear that Sister.I hope she gets better.

LOL.like a live mink around your neck.
Thank you, I appreciate that. She has a urinary tract infection, I hope she'll be okay.

Yes, she's a very soft and black wrap, and in real fur!
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Old 12-02-2015, 11:35 AM
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Thank you, I appreciate that. She has a urinary tract infection, I hope she'll be okay.

Yes, she's a very soft and black wrap, and in real fur!
No problem.Thats common with cats.My cat has no issues in the pee dept as I see her flood the litter box at times.She loves drinking water because I have to keep filling it every day.
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No problem.Thats common with cats.My cat has no issues in the pee dept as I see her flood the litter box at times.She loves drinking water because I have to keep filling it every day.
I know but she's very old and she couldn't drink or eat. Today she couldn't walk straight.
She has been drip fed since Monday.
Today the doctor changed the cure and prescribed an antibiotic for 15 days, I hope this time she gets well.
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I hope this time she gets well.
I hope she gets well too.

I have a most interesting cat story. If I told it true,
some would still think it was one of my tall tales.
This particular cat was dead at the beginning of
the story. Though not by my doing. He perhaps
lived more in the days that followed than any he'd
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Old 12-03-2015, 03:27 PM
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I hope she gets well too.
Thank you, the new antibiotics seem to be working well.

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I have a most interesting cat story. If I told it true,
some would still think it was one of my tall tales.
This particular cat was dead at the beginning of
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lived more in the days that followed than any he'd
lived before.
Was it Bart the zombie cat?
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Old 12-03-2015, 04:15 PM
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I hope she gets well too.

I have a most interesting cat story. If I told it true,
some would still think it was one of my tall tales.
This particular cat was dead at the beginning of
the story. Though not by my doing. He perhaps
lived more in the days that followed than any he'd
lived before.
Is this Dr Seuss or something?
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