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John
May 14th 04, 04:42 PM
My girlfriend and I are leaving Pittsburgh, PA in 2 months. We're
planning to take about 1.5 - 2 months to drive around the country
prior to settling in the Bay area. Our plan is to move our 3 lovely
cats out there ahead of us, so when we get to California, we won't
have to worry about coming back to Pittsburgh to get them.

So, does anybody out there know where we could possibly put 3 cats for
2 months? Or would anybody out there be willing to take at least 1 of
them for that long?

There is 1 boy, 3 years old, 2 girls, 5 and 2 years old. They all have
up to date shots, are all spayed/neutered and are very well tempered.

Cat Protector
May 14th 04, 06:05 PM
Just out of curiosity what happens to them if you change your mind and don't
settle in the Bay area? Are you planning on leaving them there? 2 months is
a long time to be leaving your cats behind while you go around the country.
If you insist on going then maybe you can have a cat loving member of the
family help and foster them while you are on travel. Then when you move your
household from PA you can have some friends or family fly with the cats to
California.

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"John" > wrote in message
m...
> My girlfriend and I are leaving Pittsburgh, PA in 2 months. We're
> planning to take about 1.5 - 2 months to drive around the country
> prior to settling in the Bay area. Our plan is to move our 3 lovely
> cats out there ahead of us, so when we get to California, we won't
> have to worry about coming back to Pittsburgh to get them.
>
> So, does anybody out there know where we could possibly put 3 cats for
> 2 months? Or would anybody out there be willing to take at least 1 of
> them for that long?
>
> There is 1 boy, 3 years old, 2 girls, 5 and 2 years old. They all have
> up to date shots, are all spayed/neutered and are very well tempered.

Cat Protector
May 14th 04, 06:05 PM
Just out of curiosity what happens to them if you change your mind and don't
settle in the Bay area? Are you planning on leaving them there? 2 months is
a long time to be leaving your cats behind while you go around the country.
If you insist on going then maybe you can have a cat loving member of the
family help and foster them while you are on travel. Then when you move your
household from PA you can have some friends or family fly with the cats to
California.

--
Panther TEK: Staying On Top Of All Your Computer Needs!
www.members.cox.net/catprotector/panthertek

Cat Galaxy: All Cats, All The Time!
www.catgalaxymedia.com

"John" > wrote in message
m...
> My girlfriend and I are leaving Pittsburgh, PA in 2 months. We're
> planning to take about 1.5 - 2 months to drive around the country
> prior to settling in the Bay area. Our plan is to move our 3 lovely
> cats out there ahead of us, so when we get to California, we won't
> have to worry about coming back to Pittsburgh to get them.
>
> So, does anybody out there know where we could possibly put 3 cats for
> 2 months? Or would anybody out there be willing to take at least 1 of
> them for that long?
>
> There is 1 boy, 3 years old, 2 girls, 5 and 2 years old. They all have
> up to date shots, are all spayed/neutered and are very well tempered.

MaryL
May 15th 04, 12:32 AM
"John" > wrote in message
m...
> My girlfriend and I are leaving Pittsburgh, PA in 2 months. We're
> planning to take about 1.5 - 2 months to drive around the country
> prior to settling in the Bay area. Our plan is to move our 3 lovely
> cats out there ahead of us, so when we get to California, we won't
> have to worry about coming back to Pittsburgh to get them.
>
> So, does anybody out there know where we could possibly put 3 cats for
> 2 months? Or would anybody out there be willing to take at least 1 of
> them for that long?
>
> There is 1 boy, 3 years old, 2 girls, 5 and 2 years old. They all have
> up to date shots, are all spayed/neutered and are very well tempered.


Is there any possible way that you could board the cats or leave them with a
reliable friend before you leave Pittsburgh? I realize that you would like
to avoid a return trip, but the situation you are contemplating means that
you would be leaving your cats with *total strangers* for up to two months.
You would not have any reliable way to check references. It would be much
better to locate someone in your current environment than to take risks in a
completely new situation.

MaryL

MaryL
May 15th 04, 12:32 AM
"John" > wrote in message
m...
> My girlfriend and I are leaving Pittsburgh, PA in 2 months. We're
> planning to take about 1.5 - 2 months to drive around the country
> prior to settling in the Bay area. Our plan is to move our 3 lovely
> cats out there ahead of us, so when we get to California, we won't
> have to worry about coming back to Pittsburgh to get them.
>
> So, does anybody out there know where we could possibly put 3 cats for
> 2 months? Or would anybody out there be willing to take at least 1 of
> them for that long?
>
> There is 1 boy, 3 years old, 2 girls, 5 and 2 years old. They all have
> up to date shots, are all spayed/neutered and are very well tempered.


Is there any possible way that you could board the cats or leave them with a
reliable friend before you leave Pittsburgh? I realize that you would like
to avoid a return trip, but the situation you are contemplating means that
you would be leaving your cats with *total strangers* for up to two months.
You would not have any reliable way to check references. It would be much
better to locate someone in your current environment than to take risks in a
completely new situation.

MaryL

Tracy
May 15th 04, 06:09 AM
There is a feline "bed and breakfast" in El Cerrito, California that
has been highly recommended to me (no experience myself - I use
petsitters) - 510-233-1400.
My very good vets like the place alot.

Tracy
May 15th 04, 06:09 AM
There is a feline "bed and breakfast" in El Cerrito, California that
has been highly recommended to me (no experience myself - I use
petsitters) - 510-233-1400.
My very good vets like the place alot.