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oildude's new orange cat

Post by taxico » Sun, 31 Mar 2013 9:27 pm

how's the cat? i was playing with it for a good half hour before i got back in my car to cool off. i didn't get out to introduce myself as it started to rain...

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Post by offshoreoildude » Sun, 31 Mar 2013 9:45 pm

Seems ok so far.... she obviously really was an indoor cat in her kittenhood.

I've brushed her down which she loves and she hasn't jumped on any counters or even climbed on a couch. Seems to like lying on an expensive afghan rug.
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Post by JR8 » Sun, 31 Mar 2013 10:14 pm

[squinting - shrodingers cat? ]

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 01 Apr 2013 7:42 am

JR8 wrote:[squinting - shrodingers cat? ]
Please, don't put it in a box.

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Post by offshoreoildude » Sat, 06 Apr 2013 9:31 pm

OC Status Report:

1. Cat is probably a bit older than we thought. I'd say she's around the decade mark looking at her teeth and build.

2. Cat is settled in - clearly not interested in leaving. She is readjusting to no longer being nocturnal (lower ranked stray or abandoned cats often turn nocturnal - sleeping in the day and scavenging at night).

3. She's worked out I'm the Alpha male and my wife is the beta female and so far our children seem to be 'prey' or Omega members of the pack. (If they run past her three times - she snags their legs!).

4. She's not a big eater but big - which makes me things she's probably got intestinal parasites up to the brim or maybe something else is up - I bought some worm medicine and a collar in Perth and I'll de-worm her in a few more days. I don't think she's got many years left actually but seems happy enough.

5. She was clearly well trained in her kitten hood. She uses the tray properly and doesn't jump on seats or couches. She also doesn't seem interested in begging for human food.

6, My wife - who claims she is allergic to cats - has not reacted. I'm pretty certain my wife would react to a long haired cat though.

7. She's affectionate enough and a welcome addition to the household for as long as she stays or lives forgoing anything radical...

Free cat = win.
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Post by taxico » Sun, 07 Apr 2013 2:05 am

my wife and her friend's family will be happy to know she's finally found a home she deserves.

she's a nice cat. i'd have taken her for myself if my future in singapore wasn't so uncertain.

i do recall 2 years ago - that cat ate a lot and was really really greedy. she'd do figure 8s and meow non-stop for more AFTER she's had a good serving of kibble.

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Post by JR8 » Sun, 07 Apr 2013 3:56 am

All the cats my in-laws have had (one after another) have simply been strays from around their block that they've taken in.

I'd recommend a flea-collar and worming pills ASAP. It is likely to have both...

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Post by offshoreoildude » Sun, 07 Apr 2013 5:26 pm

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Post by nakatago » Sun, 07 Apr 2013 5:37 pm

Fat orange cat. Looks like Garfield.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 07 Apr 2013 5:43 pm

Definitely looks like Garfield. The kids ought to love her/him.
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Post by JR8 » Sun, 07 Apr 2013 11:58 pm

It's not that the cat is fat, it is (IMO) likely because it is hosting a major dose of worms! :o

p.s. Mind you that said it seems to have a double-chin (neck roll) :)

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Post by offshoreoildude » Mon, 08 Apr 2013 8:58 am

JR8 wrote:It's not that the cat is fat, it is (IMO) likely because it is hosting a major dose of worms! :o

p.s. Mind you that said it seems to have a double-chin (neck roll) :)
Yes I agree, I have the dosing medicine sitting on the kitchen counter....
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Post by BillyB » Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:19 am

offshoreoildude wrote:Image
That's a cool cat; Ginger's tend to have very friendly personalities from experience.

(JR8 will also confirm this - he loves a bit of gonger pussay)

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:10 pm

Unfortunately, that's not always true with the female ginger-haired human species!
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Post by BillyB » Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:13 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Unfortunately, that's not always true with the female ginger-haired human species!
Speaking from a bad sexual experience, SMS?!

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