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Colorado cat rescue by Austin Davis
In southeastern New Mexico I captured a tiny wild starving kitten. I kept it for seven days wile I fed it, cleaned it up and calmed it down. It had fleas so bad they jumped off it and ate me alive. I found a no kill shelter in a nearby town and took it there. The cages were small, the woman working...
March 2nd 16 08:15 AM
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Cats DO change.. by The New Other Guy
GLyN has never been very interested in human food, other than an occasional sniff. UNTIL recently. For about a year, if he's inside when I make a sandwich, he's been happy to take a slice or 2 of roast beef or even pastrami. But only 1 or 2, never more. And he's TOTALLY polite about it, he...
February 29th 16 02:16 PM
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Ping: Jill - weather by MaryL[_2_]
Jill, how is your weather? There have been reports of nasty weather, including tornadoes, heading your way. I hope things have started to settle down by now. I'm thinking of you and Buffy. MaryL
February 25th 16 05:22 AM
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Flock of Ibisis by dgk
I'm not sure what the plural of Ibis is, but the bird itself is a pretty big (maybe 1 foot) white bird with a long red beak. The big difference between them and the Egret is that the Ibis travels in big packs and the Egrets are mostly solo. Well a big flock of Ibisis walked around my house...
February 24th 16 08:40 PM
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Buffy has such a pretty face by jmcquown[_2_]
I think you will all agree. :) http://i67.tinypic.com/2ldjcpv.jpg Jill
February 22nd 16 12:44 PM
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Duffy - update by MaryL[_2_]
Duffy had his first checkup since I started his medication for hyperthyroidism. TED says he is in great shape--"remarkable" for his age. He has gained 6 ounces, which is just what we wanted to see. He has a good appetite and lots of energy. MaryL
February 22nd 16 12:44 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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Buster's trick by Takayuki
Buster was standing on his tippy-toes and watching curiously as I was getting some clothes out out a dresser drawer. Then, he suddenly jumped right in! I went to get him out, but he somehow got out of reach and disappeared. I'd watched enough Maru videos to guess that he'd gotten into the...
February 21st 16 02:26 AM
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Thanks for the Valentine's Card! by jmcquown[_2_]
Thank you, Julie & Rusty. What a nice surprise! :) I told Buffy she got a card in the mail. She blinked at me and went back to sleep. ;) Happy belated Valentine's Day to you, too! Jill
February 17th 16 03:29 PM
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Ping: MaryL - How is Duffy? by MaryL[_2_]
On 2/14/2016 5:41 PM, jmcquown wrote: Just checking. You did say he has hyperthyroid, right? I'd like to know how he's getting along. Jill Thanks, Jill. Duffy is doing very well! I opted to use a compounded liquid form of medication because he is difficult to pill. I first tried to...
February 17th 16 01:18 AM
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Jetson (RB) by Lesley Madigan
Flippy's Jetson has gone to the Bridge Lesley Slave of the Fabulous Furballs
February 15th 16 03:04 AM
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I Took Her Toy Away by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy has lots of toys. Glitter balls, mylar balls, golf balls, mousies that rattle, soft toys filled with catnip. You get the picture. Today she was playing with something I didn't recognize... turned out to be a dead, dessicated Anole lizard. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolina_anole At...
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February 11th 16 03:02 PM
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Felix gets promoted by Jack Campin
This story has been in the UK media this week: http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/felix-huddersfield-station-cat-gets-10822899 http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/felix-huddersfield-station-cat-goes-10845372 (Felix is on Facebook, I'm...
February 7th 16 12:01 AM
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Buffy & Birds - "Cat TV" by jmcquown[_2_]
Purrs for everyone caught in a snowstorm. It's not nearly as cold as in some parts of the Eastern US (no snow here) but it's decidedly Winter temps in southern SC. I've been scattering wild bird seed on the patio the last few days. Buffy simply doesn't seem to care about birds. Persia was...
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February 3rd 16 01:21 AM
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Duffy has hyperthyroidism by MaryL[_2_]
I have been concerned about Duffy for some time. He has lost weight (but not as much as most cats his age, according to TED) and he walks around howling a very loud, complaining sound--not like the cute "trilling" sound that previously was normal with him. I suspected hyperthyroidism and took...
February 1st 16 01:21 AM
by Joy[_3_] Go to last post
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ancient Chinese domestic cats by Jack Campin
Cats domesticated humans in China 5000 years ago: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/01/160125100118.htm but they were a different species from the modern domestic cat (as found everywhere, including China). Look them up: Prionailurus bengalensis. Pretty little...
January 26th 16 01:49 AM
by The New Other Guy Go to last post
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Something lovely by Joy[_3_]
Enjoy! https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/vnVuqfXohxc?rel=0&%3bshowinfo=0
January 25th 16 02:49 AM
by Cheryl[_3_] Go to last post
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US blizzard by Jack Campin
This looks like being a bad one. Good luck, everybody and everyfurry affected. (A friend of mine in eastern Pennsylvania ended up acquiring a litter of kittens after a somewhat smaller storm a few years ago - they appeared from nowhere sheltering under her...
January 24th 16 12:40 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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Harri Roadcat update by Mishi[_2_]
On Friday, January 1, 2016 at 6:22:48 PM UTC-5, Dan Mahoney wrote: Kitties, I am sad to announce that the sweetest little kitty I have ever known, Harri Roadcat, passed away this afternoon. She had been battling kidney failure for a couple of months, and today she finally reached the point that...
January 23rd 16 09:19 PM
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Me too by Bastette
Christina Websell wrote: "Joy" wrote in message ... Happy New Year! I hope this year is better than last year for everybody. Me three! 2015 was not too bad for me. I didn't have to have an operation ;-)
January 15th 16 10:46 PM
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Mouse Mining by Jack Campin
We just had a few inches of snow. Ollie doesn't often get to see it and he's decided he likes it. Leaping from one spot in the garden to another and digging deep into it each time as if there *has* to be something edible underneath - no luck yet. However, he's also decided that each shift in the...
January 15th 16 05:56 PM
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