My foster child

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my "foster child"

His name is Scooter and he is 14 years old. He is a Siamese Mix breed living at the http://www.cathouseonthekings.com/" [Broken].

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I've agreed to sponsor him for $15/month.

Maybe one day I'll drive up there and bring him home with me. :smile: Jelly needs a little brother.
 
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OMG, he's BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

If you hadn't said he's adopted, I would have sworn you were the biological mom! :biggrin:

Oh, I'm going to sponsor a kitty!!!
 
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Maybe you will come and visit me one day and we can drive up to the cat ranch. It's about 4 hours north of me.

If you hadn't said he's adopted, I would have sworn you were the biological mom! :biggrin:
There is a slight resemblance. Mainly the crossed-eyes, I think.
 
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Maybe you will come and visit me one day and we can drive up to the cat ranch. It's about 4 hours north of me.
I want to live at the cat ranch!!!
 
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Ooh! a cat ranch! Do they need a skilled cat-wrangler to herd them? I promise - no branding!
 
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I want to live at the cat ranch!!!
They should open a bed and breakfast on the grounds. :approve:
 
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Ooh! a cat ranch! Do they need a skilled cat-wrangler to herd them? I promise - no branding!
I think they have more trouble with extra cats getting in the ranch than cats getting out. The owner says she gets about 100 cats tossed over her fence every year.

you should work at a ferret ranch, anyway, turbo.

Speaking of things getting tossed over the fence, I better go see what threads the other forums have been tossing over the Philosophy fence. :)
 
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They should open a bed and breakfast on the grounds. :approve:
That's a brilliant idea! We could run it!
 
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That's a brilliant idea! We could run it!
There's probably some rule about having lodging and serving food on an animal shelter grounds. People get really bent out of shape about cat hair.
 
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He is gorgeous!!!! With a air of sophistication about him, and he hardly looks a day over 4. But perhaps hes had a bit of a nip/tuck. Thats a really great thing to do MIH. Oodles of hugs and smooches to ya.
 
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you should work at a ferret ranch, anyway, turbo.
True! I love those little fellows. We rescued quite a few over the years, including our first. He had never developed the coordination to run as well as the others because he had spent his life in a cage until we got him. We had a big wire cage with ramps and play-levels and toys (and hammocks that I made out of pants-legs) but it was just a place to sleep and play - we never closed the door.
 
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He is gorgeous!!!! With a air of sophistication about him, and he hardly looks a day over 4. But perhaps hes had a bit of a nip/tuck. Thats a really great thing to do MIH. Oodles of hugs and smooches to ya.
Thanks! He does look pretty good for his years. He's supposed to be a real love bug, too. :!!)
 
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True! I love those little fellows. We rescued quite a few over the years, including our first. He had never developed the coordination to run as well as the others because he had spent his life in a cage until we got him. We had a big wire cage with ramps and play-levels and toys (and hammocks that I made out of pants-legs) but it was just a place to sleep and play - we never closed the door.
Do y'all have any animals now?
 
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Do y'all have any animals now?
No. We swore off ferrets because they are REALLY cuddly, and it is so painful for us when they die. They rarely live longer than 8 years or so, and we went through hell when the gang started dying off with regularity.

We are considering a small-to-medium sized dog. Our cabin is pretty small, but it would be nice to have a pet again.
 
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We are considering a small-to-medium sized dog. Our cabin is pretty small, but it would be nice to have a pet again.
We could send you tribdog. He's small to medium sized, and not much trouble. o:)
 
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We could send you tribdog. He's small to medium sized, and not much trouble. o:)
He's not house-broken, though. That's a problem.
 
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Scooter looks gorgeous, MIH, what a lovely thing to do.
 
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I'm trying to figure out a time to go visit him. I want a snorgle. :)
 
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MIH, I think that is very cool. Now let me tell you about another cat up for adoption: His name is Isaac. He is an approximately ten year old neutered male who has a wonderful home at the Tsuandivan cathouse, in Oregon. For only $20 per month, you can adopt him as well. For that price he gets food, shelter, and two human slaves.
 
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MIH, I think that is very cool. Now let me tell you about another cat up for adoption: His name is Isaac. He is an approximately ten year old neutered male who has a wonderful home at the Tsuandivan cathouse, in Oregon. For only $20 per month, you can adopt him as well. For that price he gets food, shelter, and two human slaves.
:rofl:
 
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I'm trying to figure out a time to go visit him. I want a snorgle. :)
I would have to snorgle all 700 tums tums. Then I would swell up and stop breathing due to my allergies, but it would be worth it. :!!)
 
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MIH, I think that is very cool. Now let me tell you about another cat up for adoption: His name is Isaac. He is an approximately ten year old neutered male who has a wonderful home at the Tsuandivan cathouse, in Oregon. For only $20 per month, you can adopt him as well. For that price he gets food, shelter, and two human slaves.
:tongue:

I think I am tapped out now. I have an Octomom and illegal aliens to support as well as two elderly kitties.
 
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I would have to snorgle all 700 tums tums. Then I would swell up and stop breathing due to my allergies, but it would be worth it. :!!)
Wow.. suicide by snorgle. What a way to go!

I remember I used to have a little bit of an allergy problem when I was volunteering at a shelter and cleaning up after about 40 kitties. I don't know if it was more related to specific kitties that I was allergic to there - or if it was just being exposed to so many kitties at once. Cat allergies are funny. I know people who swear they have been allergic to cats their entire lives, and then one day a cat walks into their life and there's no problem. You hear them say, "oh, I'm still allergic to cats... just not this one."
 
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We could get the Guinness World Records people involved, I'm sure no one has ever snorgled 700, of course you do have to live, to achieve the record. Maybe we could hook you up to some Epinephrine auto inject pens, one shot every 10 cats should do the trick.
 
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Wow.. suicide by snorgle. What a way to go!

I remember I used to have a little bit of an allergy problem when I was volunteering at a shelter and cleaning up after about 40 kitties. I don't know if it was more related to specific kitties that I was allergic to there - or if it was just being exposed to so many kitties at once. Cat allergies are funny. I know people who swear they have been allergic to cats their entire lives, and then one day a cat walks into their life and there's no problem. You hear them say, "oh, I'm still allergic to cats... just not this one."
My doctor swears that he is so allergic to cat hair, that even being around someone with cat hair on them sends him into anaphylactic shock, he's been hospitalzed numerous times.

I tried not to bust out laughing. That day Dr Foofer had been sleeping on my clothes, my sweater, coat and pants were so covered with cat hair that little tufts were falling to the floor in the Dr's office.

I've found that a LOT of people that think they are deathly allergic to something are only partly allergic, sometimes not at all, the majority of their symptoms are psychological.

I underwent a week of intensive allergy testing. They bring in trays of syringes full of the allergen and inject it into rows on your back. You have no idea what they are injecting and they tell from the reaction on your back what you REALLY are allergic to as opposed to what you THINK you're allergic to. They do 30 at a time, then you're treated with a desensitizer, then more injections, you get hundreds of injections, very painful if you are allergic. I ended up in the hospital with kidney problems after the week of tests due to the toxins.

Unless you've undergone one of these tests, you may mentally think you are having a reaction to something but physicaly, you're not. So if you are afraid that you have a sensitivity to something, especially when it sends you into a panic attack. Go get tested.
 

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