My Cat from Hell

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  1. Cearbhaill

    Cearbhaill Garden obsessed

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    This conversation has gone way off topic, but I can think of ten ways to kill a cat without being clawed up.

    There is absolutely no reason to try and stab a cat to kill it, and even if there was you'd think someone would be smart enough to make the first one count because any fool would know you won't be getting a second chance.

    That's just one more reason I think the guy's story is bogus- he was torturing or carving or something weird and concocted that load to cover it up.
     
  2. sieglinde

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    Yeah. I have heard of domestic cats going wild suddenly but it is rare. If your cat is mad, he or she is usually satisified with a scratch or two or pooping on your bed.
     
  3. BeanMeScot

    BeanMeScot Sci-Fi Junkie

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    I had one that was a little crazy. She didn't like my SIL at all (and didn't like anyone very much). She was in the middle of the room and my SIL pointed her finger at her and said don't look at me (or something like that) and as she tried to walk by the cat, the cat launched at her and bit her just above the knee and grabbed her around the leg. My mom was able to shove the cat into the basement which was close by. That's the only time the cat ever did anything like that. She did bite and scratch people (to the point that I had her declawed). But that was the only time she attacked someone who hadn't even touched her.
     
  4. Cearbhaill

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    Never stare down an unsociable predator :D
    That's like a direct challenge.
    To make nice with a kitty slowly blink your eyes a few times then look away.
     
  5. BeanMeScot

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    That's one of the things Jackson said. He said he knew the cat was good with him when it would do the slow blink back.
     
  6. Cearbhaill

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    That Sphinx situation was a no brainer :D

    I guess lots of people just don't think about things from their animal's point of view- a cat deserves to be allowed to be a cat. How hard is that?
    And allowing the over stimulation happening in that animal room was absurd.
     
  7. BeanMeScot

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    Avery was a lot like my Max. Max is almost 6 years old and he still loves to play. If he doesn't get his playtime, he tends to get into trouble. I play with him every morning before I leave for work. I try to wear him out a little by getting him to run after mice and a ceiling fan chain. I still come home to find cabinet and the laundry room doors open.

    He was in rare form this morning. When I got up, he climbed in my lap and tried to grab the chain on my neck. When I wouldn't let him, he tried to get the string on my sleep shorts. When I told him no on that, he climbed to the table next to my chair and started pawing through the magazines in the rack.
     
  8. Cearbhaill

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    Most of those cats I just felt sorry for- they weren't bad, just miserable and unfulfilled as cats.

    Mornings are fair game around here.
    Fortunately all three of mine love to play with each other hard but they sound like a herd of elephants as they do it. It's hard to believe that creatures that small can make so much noise running and jumping around.
     
  9. Jstkiddn

    Jstkiddn Shutity up up up

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    I know, right? We have two in the house and herd of elephants is EXACTLY the term I use to describe the noise. 10:00 pm is crazy hour for ours.
     
  10. jk5598224

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    Enjoyed the show. There was one episode with the BF was a MAJOR Jerk to the cats. h
     
  11. Cearbhaill

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    Major jerk, period.
     
  12. alpacaboy

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    For some reason, I thought this was going to be a thread about "Hellcats" (seriously!)
     
  13. BeanMeScot

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    Minibar, the feral cat, was great (and I love the name!). The room got a little dusty when I watched the owner finally able to pet the cat for the first time.
     
  14. sieglinde

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    :) A little dusty huh?
     
  15. 4inziksych

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    Haha, you're cat sounds hilarious. Too bad cats can't put on a show called "People Whisperers."
     
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    I was attacked by a crazed cat once. She had a new litter and a bunch of us were in the room. I was nowhere near her, but she came at me from yards away, screeching like something I've never heard before or since. She clawed her way up my body. Now while getting a towel sounds like a great idea, how was the guy supposed to do that? I think he had the knife in his hand before the cat attacked.

    I'm of course not advocating knifing a cat, I love cats. But when they come after you and you literally can't get them off you, it's dangerous and beyond terrifying. If I had a knife in my hand, I might have used it just to get away from the cat.

    But something was wrong with this cat, I agree, or the guy had abused it previously. The cat that attacked me was Siamese and never right in the head to begin with. It's just not natural for a cat to do anything but defend itself. Even then they'll give you warning first.
     
  17. sieglinde

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    I saw an ad for an air can thing but they showed it with dogs. I would love it if something like that could work on my neighbors dog but fixing it up with a remote control is more than my skills can get me. (a 12 gauge would work wonderfully)
     

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