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Old 10-22-22, 06:29 PM
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The cat could double for The Cowardly Lion in Oz…what a cutie.
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Casper is back with us, most likely for good this time. His owner fell ill and could no longer take care of him because she had to travel abroad for treatment, so she gave him back to us, along with three other cats she owned, all of whom we had given away to new forever homes. Unfortunately, a few months ago, Casper slipped off her balcony and fell a few stories down, hitting another balcony downstairs. He was found with multiple broken bones, but alive and breathing. She nursed him through to a full recovery and perfect health.

The little one is Otto. I found Otto at a gas station I had pulled into to check my phone one very early morning about three weeks ago. He was terrified and hungry and covered in what looked and felt like molten tar. It took my wife a few days to clean up what turned out to be a very sweet, very needy little kitten.

Lucky the ragdoll was abandoned at the nearby vet because his owners "got themselves a younger kitten," so we picked him up and brought him home.
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Originally Posted by PilotFishBob
Annabelle activated her Halloween eyes while lying on me as usual during my morning caffeine session. Well, that or I need to learn to properly use the new phone. The old gal just turned 16, she's getting there.

Prone caffeine sessions? Sounds dangerous!
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Prone caffeine sessions? Sounds dangerous!
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Originally Posted by sjanzeir




Casper is back with us, most likely for good this time. His owner fell ill and could no longer take care of him because she had to travel abroad for treatment, so she gave him back to us, along with three other cats she owned, all of whom we had given away to new forever homes. Unfortunately, a few months ago, Casper slipped off her balcony and fell a few stories down, hitting another balcony downstairs. He was found with multiple broken bones, but alive and breathing. She nursed him through to a full recovery and perfect health.

The little one is Otto. I found Otto at a gas station I had pulled into to check my phone one very early morning about three weeks ago. He was terrified and hungry and covered in what looked and felt like molten tar. It took my wife a few days to clean up what turned out to be a very sweet, very needy little kitten.

Lucky the ragdoll was abandoned at the nearby vet because his owners "got themselves a younger kitten," so we picked him up and brought him home.
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WOW!

three months without a sjanzeir kitty post; was beginning to worry about you

so checked your record and you have been visiting regularly the forum

you had mentioned a move might be coming up so thought perhaps that may have had something to do with it

great to see you are still looking after our dear little ones!


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Old 10-23-22, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by RichSPK
Prone caffeine sessions? Sounds dangerous!
Semi reclined actually, this photo makes it looks like I'm full prone. Which Annabelle would prefer, but that wouldn't work too well.
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Originally Posted by juvela
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WOW!

three months without a sjanzeir kitty post; was beginning to worry about you

so checked your record and you have been visiting regularly the forum

you had mentioned a move might be coming up so thought perhaps that may have had something to do with it

great to see you are still looking after our dear little ones!


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Yeah, I felt a need to take a breather from a lot of things lately, including this forum. I wanted to cut as many sources of stress out of my life as I could.

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Safety First!!!!

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So, after 126 pages and well over 3,000 posts, what's this thread still doing in Classic & Vintage? Shouldn't the administrators have moved it to... I don't know, Foo? Or, better yet, Politics & Religion!
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The little ratchet jaw




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You've got some broken links, but I think this is your video.


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Originally Posted by CliffordK;[url=tel:22694595
22694595[/url]]You've got some broken links, but I think this is your video.

https://youtube.com/shorts/SvyvVuCcE4M

yes, thanks for the assist! I couldn’t find what I did wrong and wasn’t seeing from my phone, where to change the settings.
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there is a specific accepted term for the mandible clattering shown in the video

feline behaviourists refer to it as chattering

the two main theories of the experts are that it is due to:

a) frustration at not being able to get at prey seen through window

b) preparation for attack


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We got a new kitten but she isn’t much to look at. She’s a bit… we’ll she’s really bity and very shy in fact we haven’t seen her in weeks! She seems to eat while I’m at work or something.



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Originally Posted by juvela
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there is a specific accepted term for the mandible clattering shown in the video

feline behaviourists refer to it as chattering

the two main theories of the experts are that it is due to:

a) frustration at not being able to get at prey seen through window

b) preparation for attack


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See also https://www.******.com/r/ekekek/
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Originally Posted by juvela
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there is a specific accepted term for the mandible clattering shown in the video

feline behaviourists refer to it as chattering

the two main theories of the experts are that it is due to:

a) frustration at not being able to get at prey seen through window

b) preparation for attack. -----
Cats are killers. Both outdoor house cats and feral cats are decimating rodent, lizard and bird populations especially endangered song birds. Too bad they don’t seem to have a taste for goslings
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Meet Tiagra! Tiagra is one of four kittens that we've just taken in after their human mom could no longer take care of them due to poor health. Of the bunch, Tiagra is mine! I named her Tiagra for obvious reasons!
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I have never seen a cat and dog get along as well as my current pair. They chase, snuggle, and wrastle with each other.
The cat is Iko and the dog is Ursa.



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...a bruin and a feline is indeed an odd love match!



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often when a kitty and a doggie are buddies the kitty will employ the doggie's coat as a scratching post.

does Iko do this with Ursa?

have seen dogs who are subjected to this treatment to be amazingly tolerant...


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Originally Posted by sjanzeir


Meet Tiagra! Tiagra is one of four kittens that we've just taken in after their human mom could no longer take care of them due to poor health. Of the bunch, Tiagra is mine! I named her Tiagra for obvious reasons!


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Such a cutie!

What be your present census?

At one point I think it were XXIV.

Then you made a number of placements.

Then there were some new arrivals/rescues....

All best to the tribe.



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Originally Posted by juvela
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Such a cutie!

What be your present census?

At one point I think it were XXIV.

Then you made a number of placements.

Then there were some new arrivals/rescues....

All best to the tribe.



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Dame Tootie - The Lady of the Manor; been with us since she was barely out of kittenhood in February 2020
Mars - Tootie's son
Snickers - Tootie's daughter
Cinnamon - abandoned at our doorstep & rescued
Cricket - Cinnamon's son
Casper - rescued from behind our building
Otto - rescued at gas station (hence the name )
Lucky - abandoned at vet's & adopted by us
Sugar - rightfully named by previous owner
Tiagra - adopted by us
And Tiagra's other three siblings that we haven't named yet...
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That's 13!
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... And here's Sugar! Sugar is 17 months old! Sugar is just what her name is: sweet, addictive, and well behaved, although she's starting to pick up a few endearingly bad habits from Tootie (lurking and then blasting her way through cracked-open doors being the biggest one!)
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... And here's Sugar! Sugar is 17 months old! Sugar is just what her name is: sweet, addictive, and well behaved, although she's starting to pick up a few endearingly bad habits from Tootie (lurking and then blasting her way through cracked-open doors being the biggest one!)
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Cold rainy day, warm blanket, warm lap.

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