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I am late to this thread also, I recently lost a cat. His name was Flash because he was so... fast. He got ran over but at least the person who ran over him stopped and moved him out of the street.
 
I still have five tame cats and one stray that is almost tame. I am really working with him so I can get him neutered so I can bring him in when needed. We plan on bringing all the cats in when the birds come into this area.
 
I have been saving cat liter and food but do not have near enough.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Edrn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 01 2006 at 11:15pm
We do -  OMG just counted - have 7! inside primary residence, including 2
"bpttle kittens I'm sure won't be able to throw out, plus I think 8 barn cats, plus one (now spayed) mama cat and her two c-section children cats in town...  aargh   Embarrassed
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While searching for something else, I found a set of instructions for a "cat run". 
 
Very simple and workable idea; they put it up against the house with the basement window as the "door" to get in or out of it. (I imagine you could add a flap on the top incase you have to make them come in...)
 
Wood frame with the mesh staple gunned.
 
 
 

 

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sup bill hows it going man..im new to the forum...funny story i heard you guys like cats?...me too i had one until i intentionally ran it over ....another time me and oknut we driving down the street when i swerved across the street just to take out all of oknut's pets, her dogs (frank) and her cats (starr)
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Originally posted by i hate oknut's cats i hate oknut's cats wrote:

sup bill hows it going man..im new to the forum...funny story i heard you guys like cats?...me too i had one until i intentionally ran it over ....another time me and oknut we driving down the street when i swerved across the street just to take out all of oknut's pets, her dogs (frank) and her cats (starr)



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Evergreen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2009 at 2:03pm
Does anyone here feel that their pets return? My neighbors' beloved cat "Reuban" died early this year. A week ago, she had a dream that he was coming back to her. A few days ago, while visiting her brother in another part of the state, a cat came to their house and endeared itself to them so much that they brought her home. This new kitty took immediately to him (Reuben was his cat), walked under his feet the way Reuban used to, followed him everywhere the way Reuban did, immediately slept on his lap like Reuban and is mellow around other animals the way that Reuban was. Coincidence or truth? They both think it is Reuban returned. D
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Are you afraid she'll eat an infected bird or that you will not be able to go out to get her? I have twenty cats. I changed the garage over to a playhouse for them They no longer go out anywhere except to the vets.
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dr d: are you responding to my question "Does anyone here feel that their pets return?". Wasn't quite sure from your post. Thanks, D
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no,I was reading a different message does anyine slse have cats and one of theirs gets out all tthe time. I thought the writer was afraid for the cat's safety??

 

I do agree evergreen about cats returning and communicating with us. Pets Tell the truth is a great book.

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I think mine did, too. He was 18 when he passed. New kitty "found me" and acts just like him. I feel great to have him back. What is the book, Pets Tell the Truth? D
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Originally posted by Angel Angel wrote:

Yea right Corn....blaming *******.   CAT LOVER'S UNITE!!!!!!


I am a cat lover as well. My calico cat thinks she owns the computer area, and travels about investigating and making sure things are in order. I am not a computer genius. Just a computer programmer since 1978. I mention this because having a lap cat who thought he was my assistant (he is now in cat heaven) was comforting as I labored for days at a time writing code.

My cat recently (she is 6 now) enjoys swatting at the mouse arrow, becomes keenly interested with anything that look edible running around on the cable screen. She once downed a full sized rabbit in the woods. When trying to take down a huge peacock she had met her match and wound being the chased instead of the chaser.

This was humiliating- her worst case scenario. And she sulked beneath the house for a day.

Cats add a whole new dimension to our world. They were worshiped by the Egyptians, considered evil by some of the oriental cultures, and are incredible readers of body language.

They possess an unusually large portion of the brain for tactile contact. An unpetted or unsnuggled cat is a miserable cat. A cat held against their will is an unhappy cat. Some people are afraid of them and they sense it. Some people are allergic to them but pet my cat anyway cos she's is so cute. My son loves and pets our cat. She is kitty to him and he often says "want to pet kitty or touch kitty."

She is immune to all flus so far and vaccinated against major cat diseases. Despite the rump in the face in the morning, being licked on the nose by a cat who sleeps on your chest every night and wakes you up with purring and hunger,  is an experience that only a true cat person can understand. I have had funerals for my cats and had a pet sematary http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet_Sematary
when my wife and I had 13 cats. Strangely the other cats would sit around as the lost one was interred and a tiny cross put up.

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I've not seen a chocolate lover kitty. Very amazing. Mine loved cantelope. D
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