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Message 1078101 - Posted: 16 Feb 2011, 22:39:50 UTC

Me Thinks that the Kitties look at us and say...I iz sure glad I ain't a Humen.
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Message 1078216 - Posted: 17 Feb 2011, 6:15:55 UTC


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Message 1078391 - Posted: 17 Feb 2011, 18:47:13 UTC
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Have 4 cats at home.

ALL were found on the street.

My Vet, if you adopt a feral animal, will only charge 'half-price' for examinations and shots. Any overnight boarding (for a 'fixed' female) is FREE!!!
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Message 1083259 - Posted: 3 Mar 2011, 19:38:37 UTC

Here's a picture of Happy enjoying the sun...

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Message 1083260 - Posted: 3 Mar 2011, 19:47:42 UTC

Awww Julie, lovely!

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Message 1083290 - Posted: 3 Mar 2011, 21:11:07 UTC - in response to Message 1083260.

Thanx Chris. She's a sweetheart indeed:)
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Message 1083406 - Posted: 4 Mar 2011, 3:48:33 UTC

I am so glad you took her in Julie. Thank you for the updated pic.
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Message 1084884 - Posted: 8 Mar 2011, 4:29:33 UTC

Hi Kitty People!

I am trying to figure out whether something is normal cat behavior or not. When Zsa Zsa, who is about 6 months old, happens upon "prey" (say a tasty looking bug or a spider out of reach) she meows at it while she tries to stalk and catch it. It seems to me that this is a bad move for a predator. Announcing one's presence to one's intended victim before one "does it in" gives the intended prey a warning and ups the odds that your snack will successfully get away.

We've never had a cat who has vocalized while hunting before, and we've had about 7 cats over the years. Something tells me that if Zsa Zsa were a feral kitty, without the benefit of a food bowl that is filled daily by her dutiful house monkeys, she would hunt so poorly that she would pretty much starve to death.

So is vocally announcing your presence during a hunt in the realm of normal cat behavior? Is Zsa Zsa so sure of her success that she is emiting a victory cry, or does she simply lack kitty cat impulse control?

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Message 1085134 - Posted: 8 Mar 2011, 23:31:07 UTC

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Message 1085148 - Posted: 9 Mar 2011, 0:33:25 UTC - in response to Message 1085134.

I can see this I got carried away in the other form, and this pix should be here. This is the Fryja cat.

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Message 1085451 - Posted: 9 Mar 2011, 22:38:12 UTC

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Message 1085453 - Posted: 9 Mar 2011, 22:41:01 UTC - in response to Message 1085148.

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Message 1085692 - Posted: 10 Mar 2011, 14:29:57 UTC - in response to Message 1085451.

In this thread under Author: It shows "(banished: ID 421968)"

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Hi Clyde,
When it says Banished and gives a user ID it just means the poster broke one of the forum rules and has been banned for awhile. In this case it's Mark again and he should be back in a few days.
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Message 1085695 - Posted: 10 Mar 2011, 14:35:12 UTC

So is vocally announcing your presence during a hunt in the realm of normal cat behavior? Is Zsa Zsa so sure of her success that she is emiting a victory cry, or does she simply lack kitty cat impulse control?


She is too young yet to master hunting nuances, so it is kitty frustration at not being able to catch it immediately. Seen it before.

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