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Old 03-17-17, 10:38 AM
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awww, nice pic. I can see his claws. you ever get another cat? I had a black cat & then after she passed I got another black cat. kinda felt homey
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Old 03-17-17, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
awww, nice pic. I can see his claws. you ever get another cat? I had a black cat & then after she passed I got another black cat. kinda felt homey
My wife and I have 2 gray tabbies and two dogs. No shortage of fur in this house. My approach to adopting animals is to let the universe pick them for me, so I don't specifically look for a particular breed or color. We have a gray domestic shorthair, a grey domestic medium hair, a 55-pound heinz 57 red dog, and a 15-pound miniature pinscher, all of whom are hard luck stories.

But I do have a soft spot for black cats.
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Old 03-17-17, 11:00 AM
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cool. was watching a cat show the other day & saw a clip about blind cats. they're amazing pets and can really get around!
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Old 03-17-17, 11:33 AM
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Colonel Henry Payne scares me, but most black cats do.
Oh, then you should stay away from Bella.
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Thanks. So do I. And yes, he's 3/4 Abyssinian, so much cleverer than me anyway ...

I like how pleased he looks with himself.
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Originally Posted by non-fixie
Thanks. So do I. And yes, he's 3/4 Abyssinian, so much cleverer than me anyway ...

Lord of all He surveys.
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Absolutely. I asked him what he was doing up there, and I got this look:

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Would you dare to touch this cat? I most certainly would not. At least I would not rub his belly.
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Originally Posted by non-fixie
Absolutely. I asked him what he was doing up there, and I got this look:
Of course the answer is that he's dusting.
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Old 03-17-17, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by ksryder

This was George, I had him for about 14 years. He died a couple years ago, I still miss him. I'm sure there's some pictures of him near a bike but I can't find them.

He was a profound shade of black. He also liked to perch and survey things to kill, so there's quite a few pictures like this of him looking menacing.
We had a cat like that way back; was nicknamed "The Vulture".
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Our newest member. We call him General Lee because of his grey coat. My wife fed him at a cat colony for a few months and noticed his ear wasn't clipped along with the fact that he meowed at her. Feral cats don't talk, so she new he was abandoned. She trapped him and gave him to a contact who took care of him physically. He had 14 broken teeth so all of them were removed. He eats like a horse and it is nice that he can't hurt when he gets in one of those playful moods and bites.

He is exceptionally loving and doesn't let any of the other two cats get in his way, climbing nearly on top of them to get in the lap of choice. Follows around like a puppy and talks with a gravely, growling voice, unlike when he was in the wild.

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We were disappointed at how much they clipped his ear. This is done for cats that have been TNR - Trapped Neutered Released. We didn't know if he could be domesticated so had the typical procedure done.

When you see "wild" cats, look for the clipped ear to know if they have been neutered. Contrary to popular opinion, Smithsonian included, feral cats do not have an impact on birds as they are the last resort in the food chain selection process. They certainly keep the rodent population down!
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Cool and lucky Cat. Now, as I say to my Cats, 'living the way Cats deserve to live'! (because they are on a higher plane)
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Here's Ollie ...
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Originally Posted by non-fixie
Suddenly Fritz appeared in a spot I'd never seen one of our cats before. And one I didn't think they could get to. It took me a while to find out he climbs up (and down) via the curtains ...

He's clearly taking the measure of that gable fenestra non-fixie. Perhaps another piece of drapery is in order...

Once Fritz achieves the gable sill he'll only be making descents for dining and salle de bain.

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On Christmas, after just enough 'nip...

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Post #1106 beat you to it.
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Post #1106 beat you to it.
Imagine that.
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Originally Posted by SJX426
Our newest member. We call him General Lee because of his grey coat.

He is exceptionally loving and doesn't let any of the other two cats get in his way, climbing nearly on top of them to get in the lap of choice. Follows around like a puppy and talks with a gravely, growling voice, unlike when he was in the wild.

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And that mustache! Looks like a classy little guy.
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Here's Ollie ...
Here's Misty.
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Originally Posted by Peugeotlover
Here's Misty.
Is she inspecting a TR6?
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Is she inspecting a TR6?
She heard that the (old) Michelin Redlines might be unsafe, she was checking them out for me.
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Well, one of our cats was hit by a car today. Uggh.

Not sure that you would want me to show it to you...
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