It's Caturday- Post some cats (vol 3)

It's Caturday- Post some cats (vol 3)

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interstellar

1,797 posts

113 months

Sunday 20th December 2015
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What a sad story. cry

He had a hard time but I am sure he enjoyed his time with you however short it was.

ali_kat

31,775 posts

188 months

Sunday 20th December 2015
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Neo looks like he was a very happy cat

You made the last few years of his life extra special, and then were brave enough to do the best thing for him

Patch1875

4,113 posts

99 months

Sunday 20th December 2015
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RIP Neo

BossHogg

4,458 posts

145 months

Sunday 20th December 2015
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Cheers guys, MrsHogg is in bits, she can't believe how much she loved him, she was never a cat person, but the la'al bugger burrowed his way into everyone's affections. He'd just started climbing on my lap and going to sleep the week before I took him to the vet! We keep hearing his bell jingling round the house! yikes

irocfan

27,372 posts

157 months

Sunday 20th December 2015
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BossHogg said:
Cheers guys, MrsHogg is in bits, she can't believe how much she loved him, she was never a cat person, but the la'al bugger burrowed his way into everyone's affections. He'd just started climbing on my lap and going to sleep the week before I took him to the vet! We keep hearing his bell jingling round the house! yikes
bugger frown sorry to hear that

cjs racing.

2,193 posts

96 months

Monday 21st December 2015
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R.I.P. Neo.

Thank you for making his last few years, warm, comfortable, and happy.

Biker's Nemesis

37,094 posts

175 months

Monday 21st December 2015
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BossHogg said:
My poor old Neo has had to be put to sleep, he didn't have a good life before coming to us 2 years ago. He was run over by a car when he was 2 ripping one of his front legs off! he managed to drag himself to his previous owners house before collapsing on the step. He lost a lot of blood and almost died. The vet said he would be very lucky to last another 2 years. fast forward 12 years and we found him out in sub zero temperatures stuck frozen to a board, he had fell off the fence and knocked himself out. MrsHogg got him and brought him in to warm up. Turns out his owner had several younger cats who were all bullying him because he was disabled and eating all the food. He had withdrew into himself and was very subdued. We thought he was grey and black. After a warm bath, we discovered he was infact white and black! He was very malnourished, MrsHogg went about feeding him to warm him up. Subsequently, he loved our house so much, he never went home and spent his last 2 years with us. He was attacked by 2 cats in July, they made a right mess of him, a trip to the vets meant he was shaved, his bites cleaned, abscesses drained, anti inflammatory medicine, anti-biotics and pain killers. Despite keeping his wounds scrupulously clean, his infection flared up a further 4 times. On Wednesday night, I got home from work and he was in a really bad way, not eating, listless, sensitive to light, he'd been drinking a lot and his wounds never stopped oozing pus. The vet agreed that due to his age and the fact he looked like he was in the process of kidney failure with the poison in his system, the kindest thing to do was to let him go. So our poor la'al mog is reunited with his 4th leg chasing mice over the bridge. Reunited with his best friend Betty bun. Good night smelly mog, we're going to miss you! frown Here he is, indulged in favourite past time in happier times.

I am sorry to hear this, I know how it feels, we lost Bobby when she was 14 and Ginge when he was 18.

I was told that at least they had a great life being looked after properly where they could have been homed with someone else not so caring. That is the only comfort such a sad time can bring.

KaraK

12,503 posts

176 months

Monday 21st December 2015
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R.I.P Neo frown

bomb

3,431 posts

251 months

Monday 21st December 2015
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[quote=Ekona]Some more pics of Lexi, now 9mths. She's discovered the Xmas tree!


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Lexi bears an uncanny resemblance to our fella : Mr Jasper. He is approx. 7 or 8 years old now, but we are not sure as he was a rescue cat. The markings are very similar.


Roo

11,503 posts

174 months

Monday 21st December 2015
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Sorry to hear that Boss. As others have said though, you made his last few years comfortable.

Roo

11,503 posts

174 months

Monday 21st December 2015
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As our two have spent their whole lives at a rescue centre they've never seen a christmas tree before.

This is Lacey looking guilty at being seen.


BossHogg

4,458 posts

145 months

Tuesday 22nd December 2015
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Thanks for all your kind comments guys, we're in two minds whether to become moggy staff straight away, or allow things to settle down for a couple of months.

CR6ZZ

1,313 posts

112 months

Tuesday 22nd December 2015
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Sorry to hear BossHogg. My condolences.

ali_kat

31,775 posts

188 months

Tuesday 22nd December 2015
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Assuming you have time off for Christmas, now might be a good time to let a rescue cat (or 2) get used to you

Davie_GLA

5,907 posts

166 months

Wednesday 23rd December 2015
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Here's some photos of my 2. Black one is the definition of idiot cat.






Zelda Pinwheel

500 posts

165 months

Wednesday 23rd December 2015
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Our pair of cretins had the Christmas tree over on Monday night.

Bob (aka The Popham Idiot) was chasing Piglet, who doesn't like to be chased. She backed him into a corner under the tree and he bumped it with his bottom, whereupon it gracefully slid down the wall and came to a gentle stop, all my precious decorations swinging gently upon impact.

Turns out my husband hadn't locked the tree stand properly, so I can't entirely blame The Idiot.

First time in 25+ years that cats have had the tree down.

Dr_Rick

1,554 posts

215 months

Sunday 27th December 2015
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8bit said:
Our Sasha, taken yesterday, just wandered into the kitchen and started gobbing off at me about something smile

Is she an NFC? She's a very similar shape to our Magnus, especially the ruff and the tail.


wiffmaster

2,505 posts

165 months

Sunday 27th December 2015
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Our two Bengals having fun exploring the study (and playing with the Newton's Cradle). Growing like weeds at the moment - only 16 weeks old in this picture.




Joey Ramone

2,096 posts

92 months

Monday 28th December 2015
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Hey dad, thanks for my new activity centre. The dangly things are great, and I promise to batter the fk out of them constantly.


Joey Ramone

2,096 posts

92 months

Monday 28th December 2015
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Oh, and if any of you were unawares of the story of Able Seacat Simon of HMS Amethyst, winner of the Dicken Medal for bravery under fire, read on...

http://www.purr-n-fur.org.uk/famous/simon.html