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Message 949663 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 8:50:39 UTC

I think a person like you should not be allowed to post. They should report you to the authorities and you should be green carded and given treatment.

Then again, I'm not a peer, so what do I know.

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Message 949672 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 10:55:17 UTC - in response to Message 949668.

I think a person like you should not be allowed to post. They should report you to the authorities and you should be green carded and given treatment.

Then again, I'm not a peer, so what do I know.

That's OK.....
You could have been reported to the Chicken Stacking authorities many times, I suppose.......

Nah - this is the future, I tell you -- the future.

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Message 949707 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 15:08:31 UTC
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Mark,

It is time to seek professional help. Alcohol is not a medication. Your friends here can suffer with you but not actively provide help. For that you need to call your local crisis hotline and speak with them. Depression is treatable and proper medication can improve your quality of life as well as those who care about you.

So please, pick up the phone and begin the recovery process right now. We are all with you on this. We care. Your kitties need you.

Please ... make that call.
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Message 949730 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 16:19:08 UTC

You might want to head to your local Animal shelter for a visit. I suggest taking a large bag of kibble to donate. Heck you might even find a new friend there. Certainly won't replace what you lost but another friend that'll keep you company
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Message 949740 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 16:59:56 UTC - in response to Message 949730.

You might want to head to your local Animal shelter for a visit. I suggest taking a large bag of kibble to donate. Heck you might even find a new friend there. Certainly won't replace what you lost but another friend that'll keep you company



http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=49418&nowrap=true#820565

Mark and I have been there, done that...it was a year ago, but maybe it is time for Mark and I to do it again...

What say you, friend??


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Message 949746 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 17:25:18 UTC - in response to Message 949740.

You might want to head to your local Animal shelter for a visit. I suggest taking a large bag of kibble to donate. Heck you might even find a new friend there. Certainly won't replace what you lost but another friend that'll keep you company



http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=49418&nowrap=true#820565

Mark and I have been there, done that...it was a year ago, but maybe it is time for Mark and I to do it again...

What say you, friend??



;-) Great idea John.
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Message 949763 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 19:13:49 UTC

If the 6 Billion in the World(not including the 800 Million with full bellies)who actually have True Pain, all had internet access and went online constantly to ease their pain, the net would collaspe under the bandwidth deluge.

But I guess they'll have to suffer in silence or actually talk to real humans for whatever comfort they can derive.

Certainly GOD must Bless some and not others in ways which do not include internet access.

In The World of 2038 as described by David Brin in his 1989 book Earth, The World is All Net, with very few without net access, and The Pain of The 10 Billion is Excrutiating. So much for sharing.

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Message 949778 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 20:22:22 UTC

Mark, go look at the Whiskey and Moonshine Bar where I have just posted my latest news about Whiskey. Now there's a man with some cause to complain at what life has dealt him in recent months but he is getting on, rebuilding and reaching out in the best way possible.
I wish he could get online and have a chat with you but not yet, not yet.
You hold on yourself because you may lose one friend but you will keep - and gain - far more.
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Message 949922 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 16:32:13 UTC
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Mark,

I came across this thread just now and it is a scary thing to read from the beginning... you sounded so down and you seemed to have little direct contact other than these message boards.

I have been where you are. My "Back-fence cat" ( she came over the back fence one day and never left ) after more than 15 years, with kidneys gone and losing weight, she had to be put down recently and I was a mess.

Everyone, these boards are great. But in times of trouble, we all need a Bridge Over Troubled Water... someone to put an arm around our shoulders... to sit and cry with us... something that cannot be done "online".

I am glad to hear that you are feeling better and things are getting back to "normal", what ever that is.

I have at this time 8 packages of Catatude and a Cocker Spaniel, who loves her kitties.

So yes, someone else to focus on and give your love to can help, whether that be someone old ( your other cats still need you even if they would not admit to it ) or someone new ( there are plenty of these at the shelters ).

But I hope that everyone has a Bridge over their Troubled Waters because we all have Troubled Waters at times. At this time so many Troubled Waters come in the form of a pink slip at work.
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Message 949942 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 17:27:54 UTC

To ponder, for even one second, splashing your brains all over the ceiling due to a damned cat that croaked speaks volumes.

Lose the booze, get some help and get real.
I'm getting weary of your attention seeking.
You have to be the neediest SOB I've ever encountered.

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Message 950060 - Posted: 27 Nov 2009, 4:31:18 UTC - in response to Message 949650.

But..........I have to say............

There may have been few here that knew how close I was...............\
A few ounces of something in the last drink............a few ounces of pull on the trigger..........and I might join Oscar.........I may do so yet. Join him in peace.........God might forgive me for that.


So as not to appear HOSTILE it seems all I can do is agree with Mark.
A dead cat is a worthy and romantic cause for the actions you describe and I fully support you in following Oscar to the other side.

Don't make a mess

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