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Im allowed to have a cat - which one.

Im allowed to have a cat - which one.

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DSLiverpool

Original Poster:

8,623 posts

107 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

5,580 posts

112 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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Get a massive one!

Fluid

963 posts

90 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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Our next one will be a Maine coon. Lovely cats and bloody masive.

mybrainhurts

84,360 posts

160 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

5,580 posts

112 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

94 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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Bengal??

Sheets Tabuer

13,037 posts

120 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

57,810 posts

134 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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Get a rescue. Or two.

mybrainhurts

84,360 posts

160 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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Jasandjules said:
Get a rescue. Or two.
He's not lost...

DSLiverpool

Original Poster:

8,623 posts

107 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

84,360 posts

160 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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DSLiverpool said:
mount
Don't want a huge pussy
Keep it coming
What..?

Simpo Two

65,298 posts

170 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

17,725 posts

55 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

18,507 posts

117 months

Tuesday 3rd July 2012
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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

1,112 posts

133 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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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

7,594 posts

146 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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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

10,774 posts

159 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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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

6,905 posts

80 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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Get a rescue cat, as mentioned one will choose you.

Blackpuddin

6,560 posts

110 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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LordHaveMurci

6,616 posts

74 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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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!