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  1. dirttastesgood

    dirttastesgood Turbo Monkey

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    I found one of my cats dead in my yard this morning. Nothing wrong that I can see he's just dead. It's amazing how large an effect such a small animal can have on your life. I havn't cried since 6th grade and I can't stop now. he was one of the goofiest cats ever. His favorite foods were broclli and curry. Yes the spicy indian stuff. I'm going to take him to the vet and hopefully get a reason for why a perfectly healthy 1.5 year old cat dies.
     

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  2. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    I love my own kitties very much.

    My condolences to you on your loss.
     
  3. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    That sucks...
     
  4. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Well that sucks. :( Sorry to hear about it.

    He kind of looks like our Velocity, only not as..."hefty."

     
  5. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    yea, that does suck.
    sorry man.
     
  6. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    Poison. Antifreeze.

    Sucks.

    Sorry.

    Keep your cats inside.
     
  7. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    kitties rock!

    very sorry for your untimely loss...

    :(
     
  8. G-spot

    G-spot Monkey

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    Sorry for your loss,I know how you feel lost two cats to feline lukemia. and have two that are healthy for now.
     
  9. Damo

    Damo Short One Marshmallow

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    Sorry to hear dude.

    I am dreading when the time comes for my pets. A truly hateful time.

    Chin up mate. I'll give my cat a pat right now...
     
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    That sucks. Sorry to hear it. Trouble and Mite send their condolences.
     
  11. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    I tried keeping my cat indoors but he decided he was going to be an outdoor cat, he was destroying my house. As soon as I started letting him out he was well behaved.

    It is a miracle he has lasted 8 years though. Instead of hunting small animals he has a taste for tangling with larger animals. He has brought home all kinds of battle wounds.


    Sorry about your loss DTG.
     
  12. eaterofdog

    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    Poor kitty. At least he had a good life while it lasted.
     
  13. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    sorry to hear about your kitty :(
     
  14. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Cats are def inside-outside animals. i dont think much would suck more than to be a cat who has to stay inside all the time.

    My cat, Isis, is 19 years old now and sometimes she plays like a kitten..

    :)
     
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    TreeSaw Mama Monkey

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    :( Sorry to hear about your loss. We had to discuss the possibility of loosing our cat around Christmas as he was quite sick. Now, he's doing a lot better and I am so grateful!
     
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    Upgr8r High Priest or maybe Jedi Master

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    Sorry to hear that, man. I don't know what I'd do if that happened to one of my kitties.
     
  17. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    Very sorry to hear, so is my two cats, Alice and Ouzo.
     
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    ire Turbo Monkey

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    Sorry for your loss. We have 4 cats and I joke lots about waiting for one of them to die so I can another kitten, but I would really be heart broken :( A while back I thought my big, older cat, was going to die and I cried like a little kid
     
  19. dirttastesgood

    dirttastesgood Turbo Monkey

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    I just buried him and it gave a little bit of closure. I'm still coming up with ways to blame myself. His brother is confused as we all are.
     
  20. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    Again, I'm really sorry.

    Did you see the vet? Any insight as to what happened?
     
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    I'm kinda in the opposite boat. I'm trying to Kevorkian my tremendously overweight and old dalmation peacefully. I'm pondering what whould happen if i locked her in a room with 10 lbs of cheesecake for a day (death by cheesecake, isn't that an icecream?). I've been through so many cats tho, and yea it sux when they go, usually I can't even find em. Yours musta been shot by a kid with his new bb gun or poisoned quickly by the neighborhood reject, cause cats usually like to run away, hide and die if they have the chance.

    Get a new one and call it a day - theres plenty of cats that have been abused and put in shelters who will unfortunatly be "put down" sooner or later, they could use a caring owner like you
     
  22. dirttastesgood

    dirttastesgood Turbo Monkey

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    I talked to the vet on the phone and she thinks it may have been a ceasure. He had them when he was very little and it seemed like thats what it may have been. When I picked him up he was still really warm and it was 24 degree's out this morning. I didn't want to take him to the vet and have an autopsy. We thought he might have been a little retarded for a big but when he started showing how crafty he was we decided otherwise. He would remove every collar by bitting the piece that will come undone with force. The only one he would leave on was one with tiger print on it. Unlike most cats he would go right up to construction workers or anyone who came near or into the house, he was friends with dogs, and all the cats around.
     
  23. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    well then, RIP little buddy.
     
  24. eaterofdog

    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    The thing I like about cats is they are independent. Most cats can waltz right out the door and survive okay. You can never really own a cat. Kittys stay because they want to.

    Shoot, my newest kitty survived for a couple of weeks on stolen cat food while living in the bushes outside my house, and he was only 5 weeks when I took him in.
     
  25. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Sorry to hear DTG. I'll have to go give my two meatballs a big hug. :(
     
  26. Upgr8r

    Upgr8r High Priest or maybe Jedi Master

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    I'm going to give my 2 girls special kitty treats tonight
     
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    sorry to hear man

    I'll play some extra fetch with my doggies tonite, since I don't have any cats
     
  28. G-Cracker

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    Sorry to hear about your loss. :( My old cat lived to be 19-years old and I cried like a baby when she died.
     
  29. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    I know what you're going through. I've had cats most of my life, but BigT is allergic to cats, so we have dogs. Losing one is worse than a close blood relative.
     
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    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Mine got double their normal amount of snacks.
     
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    bluebug32 Asshat

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    Losing pets is so hard. After losing a cat when I was young, I decided to buy a turtle. After 15 years, she's still alive and kicking and, if all the turtle books are correct, she'll be kicking for another 85 years.
     
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    Sorry to hear about this. Reminds me of when I put our oldest Bichon down. At least he's playing with Alaina, keeping her company and all. Cried like you when I gave the injection and while burying him out by Alaina...............
     
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    BIGHITR WINNING!

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    Sorry to hear dood. I lost a dog four years ago. Missed up right up to the day I brought another puppy home two years later. Hit the pound and get a kitten. Your cat would not want you to leave his little buddies at the pound without a home.
     
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    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    Losing a pet is like losing a family member.. sorry for you loss.
     
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    Why would .PitSteelers try to neg rep me for this post?







    By the way dirttastesgood, hope you are feeling better. You sound like a good man.
     
  36. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Negative rep retaliation. It's quite common.
     
  37. dirttastesgood

    dirttastesgood Turbo Monkey

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    I'm doing better. I'm taking his brother to the vet to go get him checked out and then I'm going to go do a nice long muddy trail ride.