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We have adopted.........................

Post by J.R. » Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:42 pm

.......... a new kitten.

He is about 5 weeks old and was described as almost feral from countryside southn of Dorking. Deserted by his mother, we rescued his sister three days ago and she has gone to a good home.

The land owner managed to trap the little lad yesterday and called us on our return from Horsham. Seems the rest of the litter have been taken by foxes. He is semi-long-haired and jet black. Not a hair of white on him.

We introduced him to his two adopted brothers yesterday evening without any problems and left him in our spare room to settle down to living indoors.

Surprise - Surprise. I awoke at 4:00 am this morning to find him curled up on my legs. Talk about falling on his feet. He is absolutely GORGEOUS. I apologise to all you non-cat lovers. I'll get Sconey to post a piccy when I've done one.

He is still, as yet, un-named !
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Post by shoz » Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:48 pm

Congratulations! They are so fantastic when they are kittens. Keep your camcorder ready, you're bound to earn lots of money from You've Been Framed now.

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Post by blondie95 » Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:17 pm

ahhj lovely, i loved it when out cats had kittens and they big enough to be wonder around and play, the youngest of my parents cat is a year old and still so like a kitten!

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Post by DavebytheSea » Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:29 pm

blondie95 wrote: the youngest of my parents cat is a year old and still so like a kitten!
is this the youngest cat of your parents? or the cat of your youngest parent? Really, Amy, I find it even harder to understand you than you find it is to understand me!

..... and how you can know that a kitten is capable of wonder, I simply do not know. :?
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Post by blondie95 » Thu Nov 16, 2006 2:01 pm

my parents youngest cat Guiness is only a year old and still very much like a kitten. And kitten when they get big enough can wonder around.

My complete lack of making sense only happens when im at work and am typing fast to not get caught.

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Post by DavebytheSea » Thu Nov 16, 2006 2:03 pm

blondie95 wrote:my parents youngest cat Guiness is only a year old and still very much like a kitten. And kitten when they get big enough can wonder around.

My complete lack of making sense only happens when im at work and am typing fast to not get caught.
I'll take your word for it. :)
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Post by 99yorkpj » Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:30 pm

AWW... I always wanted a cat... didn't get one cos a. Dad is a bird lover and b. Dad is a dog lover. There are various other reasons being c. Dad doesn't like the smell of cat p*ss.... sob but that didn't put me off. Ah well, I will just listen to all your stories of cute cat-ness and hope one day to have one of my own. :cry:
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Post by kerrensimmonds » Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:37 pm

AAhhh JR you are just a great big softie at heart!
What name have you now chosen for your new kitten? Rambo?
I'm glad his sister has gone to a good home... all cats need loving humans.
At the moment I am trying to persuade the Worthing Cat Rescue people to come and catch/look after a ginger and white stray that I have been feeding for 2.5 years - and who now (I think) lives in the padded and protected box put outside my front door over a year ago.If and when they do catch him/her and find him/her a new home, I will be devastated!
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Post by cj » Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:23 am

The best job I ever had was while I worked for English Heritage as a student. I was at a lady's house for a fortnight cataloguing photos of cannon (it gets better) and her cat had just had kittens. They progressed from the eyes tight shut stage to racing around the room being gorgeous while I was a mere foot away. I loved that job!
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Post by J.R. » Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:24 am

No name as yet. I wanted to call him Satan, but perhaps not !

I've taken some photo's but haven't downloaded them yet.

With regard to the smell of cat pee - It's only the Tom's (male cats) pee that smells, and then only if an entire male. After neutering the smell disappears.
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Post by Scone Lover » Fri Nov 17, 2006 6:02 pm

JR asked me to post this for him, the comment below the picture is from JR too.

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Toby who is on the left as you view, is just 10 months old, so you get some
idea how wee our new little fellow is !

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Post by 99yorkpj » Fri Nov 17, 2006 7:19 pm

J.R. wrote: With regard to the smell of cat pee - It's only the Tom's (male cats) pee that smells, and then only if an entire male. After neutering the smell disappears.


Cheers :)

The pic is so sweet...
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Post by J.R. » Sat Nov 18, 2006 4:52 pm

When stewarding at G.C.C.F. cat shows, I was considered a bit weird as the acrid smell of an entire males pee never bothered me at all.

It used to drive our female neuters barmy when I returned home to change and have a bath.
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Post by 99yorkpj » Sat Nov 18, 2006 7:47 pm

MMMmmmnnnnn........!!! :shock: :lol:
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Post by sejintenej » Sat Nov 18, 2006 8:32 pm

J.R. wrote:No name as yet. I wanted to call him Satan, but perhaps not !

I've taken some photo's but haven't downloaded them yet.
apart from his kennel name, the dog of my sister in law was called DC - short for "Daft Critter".

Since he died some years ago the name is vacant ....
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