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sammytko

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17. Yeah, never planned on having SEVEN cats
Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:30 PM
Sep 2013

I only had ONE! But a colony of ferals invaded my area and I kept some of the babies.

Managed to catch and spay all feral females. Started with about 20 feral cats, now down to three.

Then picked up a newborn from the driveway, bottle raised it. Got another one from someone that was going to throw it out, and so it goes.

You end up with seven cats....indoors. Well two go back and forth.

I have friends who are crazy cat people & they smell like litter box. Myrina Sep 2013 #1
I have never understood this. narnian60 Sep 2013 #5
But past a certain number of cats, a lingering piss smell in the house is probably inevitable. nomorenomore08 Sep 2013 #8
They must have been peeing on furniture or something sammytko Sep 2013 #12
Still, I couldn't imagine having 12+ cats. 2 was plenty for our household - especially nomorenomore08 Sep 2013 #16
Yeah, never planned on having SEVEN cats sammytko Sep 2013 #17
Thank you for doing what you did. nt narnian60 Sep 2013 #21
No pardon necessary, I completely agree. Myrina Sep 2013 #18
Yes, very important to wash your bedding regularly sammytko Sep 2013 #19
Presumably because they have litter boxes in the laundry room & walk-in closets Myrina Sep 2013 #22
That is gross. My cats are not allowed in my closet! sammytko Sep 2013 #25
Ever been to a Walmart? That's all you can smell. PinfeathersEagle Sep 2013 #2
Hello ~ PinfeathersEagle In_The_Wind Sep 2013 #4
Since you said "she" it probably wasn't me. hunter Sep 2013 #3
Only "sometimes" covered with dog hair? Are you a werewolf, then? nomorenomore08 Sep 2013 #7
I have pet-lint rollers EVERYWHERE. Myrina Sep 2013 #23
No, but some who have dog breath Populist_Prole Sep 2013 #6
I once taught a child who was being rasied by dogs - Tuesday Afternoon Sep 2013 #9
Sounds like a job for Child Protective Services. Brigid Sep 2013 #10
He was taken out of the home and was being fostered by the Tuesday Afternoon Sep 2013 #11
Several years ago, I took a trip from St. Louis to Albuquerque...... lastlib Sep 2013 #13
No, but I can always tell the kids who live in a house with cats. femmocrat Sep 2013 #14
Did she come up to you and sniff your butt? bluedigger Sep 2013 #15
No I haven't but.......... mrmpa Sep 2013 #20
I confess, I smell like horses 24/7 because its my job so I'm guessing dog lady's the same riderinthestorm Sep 2013 #24
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