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  • RDB commented on the post, Luna 3 days, 4 hours ago

    Pounce!

    She’s BEAUTIFUL! Wasn’t she one of of the kitten sites before? If so, I’m glad to see that she’s doing great.

    Bottle babies are the best!

  • RDB commented on the post, Nigel 1 week, 4 days ago

    Nigel looks just like our Mosie (originally Moses, until we learned “he” was a she), including having similar expressions. I found Mosie abandoned in the middle of our yard at about 10 days old (she’s a bottle baby). If Nigel is as much of a character as Mosie, who is very much her own person/kitty (she very quickly lets you know her opinion -…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Little Key Key 2 months, 1 week ago

    Everything about her picture just shouts “I’m a happy, loving kitty!”

    We have one (found in our back yard at about 10 days old) that looks just like her, even to her expressions. I’m glad you rescued her, and she deserves the best. May you have many years of purrs and play (and snuggles) with your fur babies!

    I would like to add that the…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Shadow 2 months, 1 week ago

    It sounds to me like he’s doing fine. Generally, if he’s using the litter box (both ways) and eating – and playful and active (although cats do sleep a lot), then he’s probably OK. Make sure he has plenty of good water to drink, btw.

    Still, I’d bring up your concerns about his big belly – at the least, it should put your mind at rest. Better…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Hazel 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Hazel is a real beauty, and may you have many years of purrs and snuggles with her! Also, my condolences on your loss of Jingle Bell and Candy Cane, loosing a little one is always so terribly painful! It always helps to have a kitty to help sooth that empty spot in your heart when they leave!

  • RDB commented on the post, Mixie Garcia 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I read the post from when she was tiny and how she took to you. I think cats know when they meet their “person” – when I found my Sunshine, he had never seen a human before. I walked up to him, picked him up (he started purring), and said “Well, Hello there!”. He gave me a huge nose rub and put his head under my chin and snuggled.

    That was…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Butterscotch 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I used to think all Orangies were male, but I’ve met several female orangies over the last year – and a feral dropoff had three orangies – two female and one male (we’re trying to tame them so they might have a tiny chance at a life).

  • RDB commented on the post, Mixie Garcia 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    She’s beautiful! She’s the exact image of our Ginger Muffin (RIP), who even had two different colored legs like her.

  • RDB commented on the post, Luna 3 months ago

    She’s a real cutie! Bottle babies are the best!

  • RDB commented on the post, Luna 3 months ago

    Pounce!

  • RDB commented on the post, Sunny 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Sunny is the spitting image of our Buttercup. He’s even got the happy smile look (like she’s showing) most of the time.

  • RDB commented on the post, Champ and Ace 4 months ago

    We rescued a litter who had FL. One that I had bonded with stopped eating and was dying at 2 years old. A friend of my wife suggested a tea made from about half dried red clover petals, and half catnip. I made it, let it cool, and gave him some by a syringe. Within a couple of hours he perked up, drank some water, started eating, and lived for…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Hiky 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Wouldn’t that be lick-ey? (GRIN!)

  • RDB commented on the post, Diesel 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    THERE ARE NO “CLUMPING CHEMICALS” in clumping cat litter. That’s just marketing BS from the manufacturers.

    It’s made from clay… and they dry the clay with heat. The firing temperature determines whether or not it clumps. The hotter the temperature, the less it will clump.

    Yep, it costs them more to make the non-clumping litter than the…[Read more]

  • We have a CH kitty too – he can get around but stumbles a lot and sometimes seems a bit frustrated as his legs get twisted and shoot off in strange directions. CH kitties are just as loving and playful as “ordinary” kitties, and if their condition isn’t too bad, not that hard to take care of. The biggest concern we have is that a couple of our…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Luna 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    We have a couple of bobtail kitties. Absolutely playful, absolutely crazy, and they love to pounce on or hunt ANYTHING! (That includes feet and fingers!)

    One’s stub tail is rather narrow (about like if she’d lost part of her tail), the other’s tail is unusually wide (she looks like a miniature bobcat).

  • RDB commented on the post, Luna 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    Pounce!

  • RDB commented on the post, Big Baby 8 months, 4 weeks ago

    We have a “terrible, violent Kitten” that grew into an “affectionate grumpy girl” too. She was abandoned by her mother in our back yard at about 10 days old, as her eyes were just opening. When she was a little older, my wife and I would wear a oven mitt to feed her, as she would start slapping and clawing the bottle and anything around her…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Rose 9 months ago

    My condolences on your loss… it can be devastating and you’ll never forget Pai (I hope that the memories become part of the cherished category soon, if they haven’t already). The love of another kitty can help tremendously with the loss, as it is obvious you discovered – and the antics and especially love from a kitten or young cat will help to…[Read more]

  • RDB commented on the post, Snickers 9 months ago

    Snickers will be fine after the surgery. We’ve had a couple of kitties who lost eyes… and they got along fine. It just looked like they were continuously winking, and their personality didn’t change. She WILL be a bit vulnerable from that side, so I’d advise that she be kept inside if you have bad dogs or coyotes in your area.

    Snickers…[Read more]

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