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Tue Feb 18, 2014, 11:58 AM Feb 2014

Update on ice cat and hounds

Well, I took everyone to my vet, turns out the hounds had ear tats with a guys initials and a number and the vet figured out who it was and cat has no chip or anyone looking for it. I drove around asking neighbors, called animal control to deal with the hounds since they could return them to the owner, they were a bit thin however I left it to animal control so they could enter the property and see if there are any other dogs or if the owner has a legit reason for their weight. They were energetic dogs and otherwise looked ok, maybe they are just recovering from a hunting season. AC has the cats picture so if anyone comes looking for her, they will call me.
Anyway, I put pictures up of the cat at the 2 vets and feed store. My vet said she is probably neutered but is very furry so it's hard to see a scar. Vet agrees she is a pet. Got her a rabies shot, and I figure she lives here now. I kinda named her Bella. I am ambivalent about her, I am falling in love but she is such a lovely cat, if she is a lost pet her humans must be worried.
My vet is a saint and gives me a huge break on the bill when I go in with a stray, she has worked on strays for me for only what it costs her to treat them. And on the occasion I've brought in a stay too sick to save, she will not charge me for putting it down. That's happened twice with 2 really sick hounds that were too sick to save.

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Update on ice cat and hounds (Original Post) gwheezie Feb 2014 OP
You could be describing my Vet. Gives 840high Feb 2014 #1
Good for you and good for your vet...knr joeybee12 Feb 2014 #2
Is this Joe's new cat? LoveMyCali Feb 2014 #3
Thank you for helping the creatures left out in the cold, and give your good dog Joe a big pat marzipanni Feb 2014 #4


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1. You could be describing my Vet. Gives
Tue Feb 18, 2014, 12:05 PM
Feb 2014

me huge break on the strays. Sounds like you and Bella are meant for each other.


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4. Thank you for helping the creatures left out in the cold, and give your good dog Joe a big pat
Tue Feb 18, 2014, 05:42 PM
Feb 2014

(or ruff rub, which is what our dog loves), and tell him DUers appreciate his good hearing and his concern for his fellow beasties!

When I was a little kid my former-theology-grad-student Aunt would try to instill religion in me, which I didn't take to except for one little prayer which I would ask her to repeat, partly to avoid the ones that were opaque to me.
I'll look it up- because I only remember the first verse....well, what she was teaching me turns out to be just the first of many verses; the first two are~

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful,
The Lord God made them all.

Each little flower that opens,
Each little bird that sings,
He made their glowing colors,
He made their tiny wings.

I have to LOL, in searching for the little children's prayer I found Monty Python's addition~

All things dull and ugly
All creatures short and squat
All things rude and nasty
The Lord God made the lot.

Each nasty little hornet,
Each beastly little squid
Who made the spiky urchin?
Who made the sharks? He did!

As my dear Auntie would say it, "Bless you, your vet, your dog, and all of the animals who need help, or received help and need to find their way home."

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