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Community Level 4u103177

u103177

Hercules & Xena sook each others' teats Review with images

AdvantagesFunny, cute, playful and always happy to see you

DisadvantagesMessy and can be expensive if they get ill

"My cats are just over 5 years old and although they are brother and sister from the same litter they are very different. Their personalities are different, their habits are different and their health is different. This is a review of my experiences with them in the hope that someone finds it useful. Age 0-6 months The kittens were born on a croft in Argyll (a region on the West of Scotland). It is traditional around some farms and crofts to ..." Read review
07.12.2004

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Community Level 5pagan

pagan

FLUFFBUNDLE OF LOVE OR ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN

Advantageslots of love, amusing, loyal, playful, loveable, daft as christmas pudding but so cute - list of advantages far too long to fit here!

Disadvantagescan scratch furniture if not corrected, can be expensive if they get into scrapes! You can get scratched - when they say no they mean no!! Bring 'friends' into house!!

"History of the cat ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did you know that the ancient Egyptians used to worship the cat? Indeed there was a cat goddess called Bast. It was a criminal offence to kill a cat; punishable by death, and if your family cat died of natural causes you were to shave off your eyebrows as a mark of respect. Being an ex-primary school teacher I am a mine of useful information like this!! An Italian legend states that as Mary gave birth ..." Read review
30.08.2001

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Community Level 5pefidler

pefidler

Women in cheap fur coats Review with images

AdvantagesWonderful loving creatures

DisadvantagesSometimes a nightmare to live with

"Firstly, remember, you never actually own a cat… It decides to live with you! Anyway, my guide for cats. Don’t know where to start, so I’ll tell you about things I’ve encountered living with Bubbles, my 14 (Now actually 19! Shows how long I:ve been on Ciao!) year old lady moggy. Cats are both dependable and very independent creatures. They have mood swings, are lovely and cuddly, and yet, sometimes, you never actually ..." Read review
27.09.2002

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Community Level 5Tea65

Tea65

Living the purr-fect life Review with images

AdvantagesGood for the soul

DisadvantagesSome people are allergic

"I thought that as I had a bit of time on my hands I would tell you a bit about my cat Oscar or to give him his proper name Thedallco Rabble Rouser. ~~The Breed~~ In 1964 the original Ocicat was the unexpected result of an experimental breeding which attempted to produce an Aby-point Siamese. Virginia Daly noted CFA breeder living in Michigan knew the possibility of getting the sought after Aby-point and was willing to invest the time she knew ..." Read review
12.07.2005

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Community Level 8blurbubble

blurbubble

Would you like to know who I sleep with...

AdvantagesFriendship, loyalty, companionship

DisadvantagesPossible vet costs, live long if you change your mind

"..aaah! Don't get too excited! ;o) The answer is my two ten year old ginger tom cats who are my pride and joy and, quite frankly, I don't know how I'd live without them (although my boyfriend does play a role too, of course!) When I saw this category I couldn't resist writing my piece as I am a life-long cat lover and we always had cats in my family as a child and now I am a grown-up (allegedly!) I have my own two loveable, furry, felines - Clarence ..." Read review
07.09.2001

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Community Level 6LICARUS

LICARUS

YOUR PUSSIES IN THE DOG

Advantagesfun and energy filled bundles of joy

Disadvantagessmelly, can be expensive and time consuming

"Cats – lovely cute fluffy things that purr and rub up against you with obvious affection? Or nasty smelly, flea ridden noisy murders who only want you around when they want something? Your views on cats may well fall under both these at some time or other – as the owner of 3 cats I know my opinion does! For as long as I can remember there have always been cats in my home and if I have my way there always will. I heard a story the other ..." Read review
06.09.2001

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Community Level 4natalierees

natalierees

I Love my cat

AdvantagesVery Loving, Always wanting cuddles

Disadvantageshas on occasions left a present in my shoe!!!

"**EDIT** You might just want to skip to the bottom to read the bits I have added** My parents have always had cats and when I moved out things just didn't seem the same without one. Unfortunately I lived in a flat so this wasn't possible but now I have bought my first house I have also adopted a cat. I decided I didn't want a kitten (too much mess, running up the curtains etc) so I went to a rescue home and adopted a cat from there. This for ..." Read review
22.11.2003

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Community Level 6Sarah_Louise

Sarah_Louise

Easier than dogs

AdvantagesEasy to look after, sweet, relatively cheap.

DisadvantagesNot all cat's are lap cat's!

"I've had my cat for about 8 years now, he's called... wait for it!.....Sooty! (I know call me original but there we go!) He's black and white - basically he's your traditional, popular (you could say common!) black and white moggy. BUT he's MY moggy - so it makes all the difference! He does look much nicer (its not just me that thinks this btw!) because he is perfectly symmetrical. Well he's got a really even markings on his face, and he's even ..." Read review
12.10.2001

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Community Level 2Otjiwarotji

Otjiwarotji

Swinging from the curtains

AdvantagesThe ideal pet for most fur allergy sufferers, can be adorable

DisadvantagesHave a highly strung personality, can be demonic

"I thought I'd introduce you to my naughty little cat Smokey, who is a Devon Rex, these cats with short curly fur are often ideal for cat lovers who have a pet fur allergy, but they do have very distinctive personalities and Smokey is no exception.... You can tell, just by looking at him that he's the devil incarnate and the camera doesn't lie, he has a very wicked streak, but I adore him and couldn't be without him. Even when I stumbled sleepily ..." Read review
22.10.2001

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Community Level 6Simoncook1

Simoncook1

Great for kids

AdvantagesWill bring fun and laughter to home

DisadvantagesCan cost a fortune

""I love cats but I couldn't eat a whole one" is a joke that is often banded around, but owning a cat is a serious matter and there are many things to be considered before getting a cat. Depending if you are going to keep your cat indoors or outdoors, the amount of room you have in your home will affect your cat. Cat's love to run around, explore and generally use the living environment they have to keep themselves busy. If your ..." Read review
27.08.2001

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Community Level 7deano_76

deano_76

My Pussy farts and chews wires does yours

AdvantagesThey are cute, cuddly and catch mice

DisadvantagesThey shit, fart, meeow for England and cost a fortune.

"Well as most of you will know, I have just recently moved house with my other half, we are and will be, totally upside down for quite a while yet as there is so much repair work needed on our new residence. Not the perfect environment to bring a fluffy little kitten into one would think? Well try explaining that to my girlfriend, SATURDAY: “I want a cat” SUNDAY: “I want my kitty” MONDAY: “I need a pussy” – AHEM! TUESDAY: Well, you get ..." Read review
14.10.2002

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Community Level 5Rosie6349

Rosie6349

Here comes Miss Kitty now

Advantagescompanions

Disadvantagestake alot of time

"Cats can be a lot of fun and very good company. If you want a trained cat you need to start working with them when they are kittens. They love to climb and jump so the first thing you need to do is kitten proof your house as much as you can. Remove all plants that are real and I mean remove. Unless you can hang them from the middle of the ceiling where they can't get to them you need to get rid of them. There are dozens of house plants that are ..." Read review
29.11.2001

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Community Level 4BizzyBek

BizzyBek

Advice On Adopting Rescue Cats

AdvantagesAdopt an unwanted cat, loving, sense of achievement

DisadvantagesMany cats are nervous and may have been abused

"...in order. I am a member of the Cats Protection and am an active member of my local branch. As with all things it started off a few hours here and there. I helped my mother who was Vets Liaison Officer - the person who was in charge of bringing cats in for treatment. Then we were short on vet runners, the volunteers who, usually at the drop of a hat, transport cats to and from vets. So we started doing that a couple of times now and then. Then ..." Read review
03.11.2001

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Community Level 5HappyBunny

HappyBunny

More Mischievous and Mysterious than Macavity

AdvantagesCuddly and (sometimes) cute; companionship

DisadvantagesALWAYS consider your cats' needs

"Food. Sleep. Bite. Scratch. Food. Sleep. Bite. Scratch...aren’t cats wonderful? It’s a lovely summer’s afternoon and I’m sitting with all the windows open, I pop out to the kitchen to get myself a drink and sit down at the PC to poke on the net. I’ve notice that every time I go out into the kitchen or walk around my flat, I don’t hear the tiny patter (or thud!) of paws on the wooden hallway floor. Of course, ..." Read review
29.08.2001

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Community Level 5Sarah_B

Sarah_B

My Pussy Reeks.

AdvantagesCompanionship, entertainment, et cetera.

DisadvantagesCan make lots of mischief!

"Kittens are born to make mischief. They are very curious creatures, and are intent on exploring the world around them. This is why my kitten, at three months old, figured out how to jump from one object to another in order to get atop the kitchen counter. "Little Devil" managed to crawl into a tray of half-congealed chicken fat that Mom had set aside whilst she was in the process of cooking. Let me tell you, Little Devil was saturated with this ..." Read review
29.11.2001

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