The Tabby Strikes Back...

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by Lightmancer, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
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  2. rayvonn

    rayvonn Top Veteran

    Jan 19, 2015
    Careful, as you probably know, cats are one of the most jealous species and won't hesitate to attack a newcomer, even if it's a dog!
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  3. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    congrats on the new arrival. They'll get it sorted out in a week or so. In a year, they'll be best friends.

    He's really a beautiful boy...... such soft, gentle eyes
  4. Best of luck.
  5. christilou

    christilou Legend

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Little B got his ear split when my neighbour grabbed him and took him to visit her cat who was minding his own business in his basket...... the vet couldn't repair it without an operation so he sports a split ear to this day.
  6. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Yep, it's best not to force instant relationships between species. But more often than not if they get to know each other gradually on their own terms, everything works out OK.

    I would also add that (for me) getting a dog changed my life. I am a much better person in so many ways than before I got one. Even after 11 years, she teaches me new things about myself and the world. Every dog may not have that same effect on every human. But at the very least, you have a new friend in the house that won't judge you.
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  7. pniev

    pniev Student for life

    May 13, 2013
    What cute little dog!
    Dogs and cats. Isn't that like men and women? :)
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  8. michealj

    michealj Veteran Subscribing Member

    Feb 8, 2015
    Twin Cites, MN
    it will be fun to watch your pictures of the two as they get accustomed to each other.
  9. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    now i need a storm trooper helm with kitty ears... to! ;D
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  10. john m flores

    john m flores All-Pro

    Aug 13, 2012
    That's the difference between cats and dogs I guess. My cats are always judging how quickly I cater to their latest whim...

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  11. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    we care for our dogs because we WANT to...... we care for our cats because THEY DEMAND it.
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  12. Richard

    Richard Top Veteran

    Feb 1, 2013
    Marlow, UK
    Dogs have owners, cats have staff.

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