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DSLiverpool

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7,418 posts

97 months

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Last had a cat (sooty RIP) 35 years ago and not since. Mrs Liverpool has said I can have one but which one.
Are their breeds that will ruin the furniture less and mount less and be affectionate more?

Also blue is my favorite color - are blueys friendly?

Sooo excited!

MonkeyMatt

5,554 posts

102 months

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Get a massive one!

Fluid

942 posts

80 months

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Our next one will be a Maine coon. Lovely cats and bloody masive.

mybrainhurts

81,261 posts

150 months

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Fluid said:
Our next one will be a Maine coon. Lovely cats and bloody masive.
What he said...

Lost a fight with one, once...hehe

MonkeyMatt

5,554 posts

102 months

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mybrainhurts said:
Fluid said:
Our next one will be a Maine coon. Lovely cats and bloody masive.
What he said...

Lost a fight with one, once...hehe
As I said! A massive one wink
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magpie215

2,155 posts

84 months

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Bengal??

Sheets Tabuer

12,691 posts

110 months

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I've never had one mount after they were done hehe

get a norwegian forest cat.



/biased.

is going to be an indoor or outdoor cat?

Jasandjules

54,858 posts

124 months

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Get a rescue. Or two.

mybrainhurts

81,261 posts

150 months

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Jasandjules said:
Get a rescue. Or two.
He's not lost...

DSLiverpool

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7,418 posts

97 months

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Will look at rescue cats first, and mount = moult damn iPad.

Don't want a huge pussy but a fluffy one with a bit if brain - my Sooty used to talk to me like I was another cat - we actually had some sort of conversations.

Keep it coming

mybrainhurts

81,261 posts

150 months

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DSLiverpool said:
mount
Don't want a huge pussy
Keep it coming
What..?

Simpo Two

62,797 posts

160 months

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IMHO it's either:

1) Expensive pedigree
2) Value moggy from rescue centre

Some breeds also have rescue centres, eg Siamese.

But nature is important as well as looks; I'd rather have a friendly cat than a pretty one that took my fingers off.

I suppose a good compromise would be a tabby. The labrador of cats.

TwigtheWonderkid

15,024 posts

45 months

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I've always had cats, some affectionate and smart, some phsycotic and stupid. Best cat I ever had had a pure Burmese mother and local tomcat father. So a mix of exotic and streetwise.

She was petite and looked like an expensive pedigree, but could hold her own in a scrap with the local cat mafia and bring down a pigeon 3 times her size.

Mobile Chicane

18,317 posts

107 months

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Rescue - always.

Go to a shelter, or look online. One will choose you, I promise. cloud9

Every time I look at Bob and see how happy and healthy he is (now) I go all gooey inside.

Erm, yeah.

</madoldcatwoman>

dreamer75

1,066 posts

123 months

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If you want affectionate, then Burmese. Ours loves to try and get under the duvet with you, chats (but not excessively), and just loves cuddles and lappage.

telecat

7,387 posts

136 months

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On our own experience whatever you get make sure you have Insurance. Minnie is a talkative and feisty bugger and has cost upwards of £2500 this year and is missing a leg.

Davey S2

10,415 posts

149 months

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DSLiverpool said:
my Sooty used to talk to me like I was another cat - we actually had some sort of conversations.

Are you a 60 year old single woman who smells of wee?

tongue out

omgus

6,859 posts

70 months

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Get a rescue cat, as mentioned one will choose you.

Blackpuddin

6,091 posts

100 months

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LordHaveMurci

5,228 posts

64 months

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magpie215 said:


Bengal??
We tried rehoming a beautiful Bengal from the CPL but as we already had another moggy & a dog it was a big no, Bengals don't do house sharing apparently!
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