Pets and People

This group is for those that share their home with a non-human companion that is more like family than just a "pet" (but we can call them pets). Feel free to post their photos, etc. (administrator: Travis Grubbs)

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My cats have helped me through this

Started by CatLady06. Last reply by Trudy Mar 13. 5 Replies

Meet Doufus, the Newest Diabetic in the House.....

Started by Judith in Portland. Last reply by Bambi Sep 23, 2014. 8 Replies

A Sudden, Brutal Loss Takes it's toll......

Started by Judith in Portland. Last reply by David (dns) Sep 6, 2014. 6 Replies

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Comment by Pastelpainter on January 30, 2012 at 2:44pm

Lovely photo, Judith. That's a keeper for sure.

Comment by Linda G on January 30, 2012 at 1:17pm

Judith....what an adorable photo. Our little furiends bring such joy and solace ♥

Comment by Yvonne on January 8, 2012 at 3:45am

I share my three-room condo with a gorgeous, affectionate but temperamental cat. Give him a "happy" pill every evening. He started out as a Chocolate-point Siamese, but after a year or two, his hair began to grow and grow and grow. Very thick. He doesn't talk much, which is fine with me. I live in a world of cat hair now. It's OK.

Comment by justgeo1 on January 4, 2012 at 2:40pm

If the Spirit of the Cat is protective, the I'm really safe... we have 4 cats! :)

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Comment by Pam on January 1, 2012 at 5:27pm

Oh Judith, I am SO very sorry for the loss of your dear Piccolo! :( What a beautiful kitty baby she was/is. I know she has crossed the Rainbow Bridge and is romping and playing with all of mine that have crossed over. It is never easy no matter how many times you go through it because each baby has their own unique and distinct personality. It gives me peace to see them in my mind in a grassy field just all romping and playing and running together, happy and free from illness or pain. God bless you hon. xoxoxo

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Comment by bikette on January 1, 2012 at 4:55pm

Hi Heather - glad you found us over here in the pet pit.
Sorry about your lost Piccolo. How did he get such an interesting name? He looks so much like the little PITA mewing at me right now to throw this silly wire toy down the stairs so she can thunder down the steps and bring the toy back to me for more throws! I think she must have heard someone yell "Fetch!" and figured they must have said "FISH!" because she never fails to root out that (and only that) little toy and bring it back to me. And if I'm not quick enough to pick it up and toss it again, she will figure out a way to get my attention. And THAT's where the million and one stories come to mind... but fortunately (for all of us) not to print!


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