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Ping Jack: Istanbul cats by Bastette[_3_]
For Jack especially, but for everyone else, too. A friend of mine just sent me this link, about a new documentary that has just been released. It's about the cats of Istanbul and the people who take care of them. It sounds like a great movie, I hope it comes to my area soon. (Apologies to anyone...
July 2nd 17 02:55 PM
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Istanbul cat by Jack Campin
This seems to be the guy who had a statue erected to him a few months ago: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=738088749679012&id=508399839314572 (sorry, a Facebook link is all I can find). Does the world-weary seen-it-all cafe-habitue thing rather rather well, doesn't he?
June 19th 17 08:48 PM
by Jack Campin Go to last post
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Cruise is almost here by dgk
I'm panicking because I'm going away for two weeks. I never left the brood for that long. I'll have people in of course, but my cats aren't really friendly so even though they know the cat sitters (friends and relatives), they aren't going to be highly visible. They'll be all right, but I'm...
June 18th 17 12:18 AM
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Where is everybody? by Joy[_3_]
This is the first day that there haven't been any posts at all when I opened the group this morning. I'm trying to walk every day, and we're having a heat wave, so I've been walking in various stores. We have a mall here, but it's outdoor, so it's no good for walking when it's hot. Today I...
June 16th 17 11:24 PM
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Link? by Joy[_3_]
Yesterday somebody posted a link to a video of a busker with an audience of kittens. I wanted to send it to my kids, but I forgot to add the link. Now I can't find it. If anybody still has that link, could you post it or email it to me? Thanks. Joy
June 12th 17 11:49 PM
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Cats! by Joy[_3_]
They're just like siblings. A couple of hours ago I heard yowling and snarling as Koala and Pickles went at it. Just now I looked in the living room, and they're snuggled up together under the coffee table.
June 12th 17 02:39 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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It's a Buffy-versary! by jmcquown[_2_]
Two years ago today I drove to a house a few blocks away to meet what was described as a very timid orange tabby cat named Buffy. I also met her rambunctious housemate (I think he was a Burmese) named Frankie. Their human had died a week before so they were both up for adoption. I was told...
June 12th 17 02:38 PM
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Malaysian busker and his audience by Jack Campin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5doI91I08o ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- e m a i l : j a c k @ c a m p i n . m e . u k Jack Campin, 11 Third Street, Newtongrange, Midlothian EH22 4PU, Scotland mobile 07895 860...
June 12th 17 12:04 AM
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why Scottish Folds should be banned by Jack Campin
https://www.livescience.com/56288-breeding-mutant-cats-should-be-banned.html I've never seen one in real life. Is Japan the place where they're most popular? ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- e m a i l : j a c k @ c a m p i n . ...
June 11th 17 02:31 PM
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catnip and mosquitoes by Bastette[_4_]
Jack Campin wrote: This may or may not be a good idea: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010828075659.htm Keep your bedroom free of mosquitoes. In return, get to sleep with a roomful of drug-crazed moggies. It doesn't seem like much came of that discovery, seeing as...
June 10th 17 04:20 AM
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Floyd the survivor cat by Bastette[_4_]
Jack Campin wrote: This is an amazing story: http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/18321959/Pet-of-the-Day-Floyd-the-miracle-earthquake-cat I can't believe his original humans decided not to take him because his face was "disfigured." (It doesn't look disfigured to me in the photo of him...
June 10th 17 04:13 AM
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Marlo getting to be normal by dgk
For a cat anyway. We took her to the vet to check on her hyperthyroid condition and she's in the normal range so the dosage she's getting must be about right. She's even gained af few ounces (that;s probably a few pebbles in British weights) and is about 7.5 lbs. Mom is a bit worried about her,...
June 8th 17 01:34 PM
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summer's here by Jack Campin
It's been quite warm for a few days, with no rain (the garden's drying up). What that's meant for most of our male cats has been: time to hit the great outdoors. Our Ishmael used to spend most of the summer camped out in the bushes across the lane (all of 50 yards away) growling ferociously at...
June 3rd 17 05:18 AM
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Boyfriend (RB) by Christina Websell
I lost him yesterday to cancer. My ISP has decided they won't give us email addresses any more after May 31 so there's an hour left to tell you.
June 3rd 17 05:15 AM
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Not sure if Tina still has Newsgroup access by Mishi[_2_]
But she had to have Boyfie pts yesterday. Purrs for the old man, and her broken heart.
June 1st 17 10:54 PM
by MaryL Go to last post
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Marlo is hyperthyroid by dgk
She's been living with mom for the last few months and has been on a diet (since she was overweight).. But for the last two months or so, we knew she had dropped a lot of weight so we've pretty much been feeding her everything she wants, chicken, steak, lamb chops, salmon, well, essentially...
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May 29th 17 11:28 PM
by Joy[_3_] Go to last post
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Where's Buffy? by jmcquown[_2_]
When Buffy isn't curled up next to me, she has her regular snooze spots. Yesterday evening, however, I couldn't find her anywhere. I checked the bedroom closet even though I keep the door closed. I checked the bathtub because she's been known to leap out from behind the shower curtain and...
May 29th 17 11:27 PM
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How did he get in there? by Lesley Madigan
My little Ganzi girl...isn't....a girl that is! Very considerate as I am between jobs and living off my savings so as every penny helps and getting a boy done is cheaper than a girl. Over the last couple of days hes discovered the playground that is the bathroom. Last night I am sitting here...
May 22nd 17 02:13 AM
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Fluffy McBuffy by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy has a very thick undercoat. She was sitting in my lap, getting scritches and purring to beat the band. :) In the process her fur was wafting up and sticking to my face. Time for the Furminator! An excellent de-shedding tool. It's amazing to me how much fur she sheds. I have to throw...
May 15th 17 03:50 AM
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Kinkalows in NZ by Jack Campin
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/cutestuff/92559752/hamilton-cat-show-flaunts-the-countrys-newest-breed Very pretty but I don't particularly want one. The connection for me is that the show they're reporting on is literally across the street from where I grew up; Hamilton Gardens (a very...
May 14th 17 06:47 PM
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