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    Favorite Memories of My Cats

    I thought since we have so many cat fanciers on here we could share our favorite memories.
    I love to hear funny stories of things our cats do. So I hope you will share your memories.

    Years ago we had a black momma cat and she would run across our piano in the middle of the night playing "music". As it was an old house in the country and we had our more than fair share of field mice I am sure she was probably chasing mice! LOL Very weird to wake up to a screeching piano in the middle of the night!!

    she also had a litter of kittens in my kitchen in this deep drawer I kept rags in. When I found her I moved her and her kittens to a box behind the couch in the living room. but she moved them back to the deep bin. LOL I never did convince her to keep them in the living room. she won that round LOL

    I have many more stories but will space them out!
    Now anyone have a funny or cute or touching story to tell?? I'd love to hear them!
    Post any pics if you like also! I may later on but I don't have any pictures of this cat.

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    My favorite memory of my cat was when I had my baby, we had just brought her home, maybe a week later we brought the cat home from boarding at the vets, and the first day she was all trying to figure out what the baby was. then after she was comfortable with the baby we were giving her a bath and my baby hated and I mean hated baths, she would scream her little butt off like we were murdering her. So she starts screaming, that cat comes charging in the bathroom like what are you doing to my baby ready to just protect this baby. It was the cutest thing, I don't know what that 10lb cat thought she was going to do to us since she thought we were hurting the baby. She hopped up on the edge of the tub to make sure the baby was okay and then walked out when she realized the baby was fine.
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    We had a big old yellow tom cat that ruled the neighborhood. His name was Fluffy but usually called Fluffcat. The typical cat would come when he wanted and when he wanted to come into the house, he would climb the screen door and ring the door bell. He loved when my father would go fishing, because my father would bury the fish heads and guts in the garden, then Fluffcat would dig them up. Each time my father would try to bury them deeper and it just didn't work. He lived to be 19 years of age.

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    cute! both of the stories above.

    My MIL had a black cat named Midnight that used to open their bedroom door at night. He would jump up and wrap his paws around the doorknob and twist it. then he would wake mom up so she could let him outside. He never woke Dad up just Mom. He probably knew Dad would have kicked him through the door if he tried to wake him up! LOL

    My Mil bought a siamese kitten for my son for Christmas. shortly after when Nicky (the cat) was a few months old my DH had a serious head injury and we werent' at home much for a few months. so MIL and FIL took the cat to the farm. He lived inside. but being a tomcat he was marking his territory and he had the audacity to mark it on Dad's boot with dad's foot inside and that cat went sailing through the screen door without opening the door! LOL He never did that again!! A few months later he decided he liked the neighbors house better and he never came home again. but my BILs would see him at the neighbors and knew he was alright.

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    yikes on the booting the cat lucky it wasnt injured ...

    I took in a semi feral catwho was pregnant two years ago. She was a super nice super eat you in a heart beat type of cat but I didnt want her babies born outside. She was tiny. She went into labor one evening and had, one, two three four I kept thinking ok she must be done.. she had 8 when we went to the market thinking she was done for sure.. came home to 10 kittens. she wasnt sharing them with us at all and chose a closet in the spare bedroom. fine. gave her a box and rag for them this was tough as she was meaner than a banshee if you got within four feet of them. I used a towl to throw her off dodge dart thing. At four weeks I knew it was time to seperate them as she was now imprinting hating people on them. That was a big challenge removing her bigtime. She went to live as a farm cat at another rescue. Her kittens these tiny four week old snipsels of kittys were hissing and spitting at us something fierce. within a week.. super sweet cuddle bugs. Here is a pic of one of them that had to stay forever with me. His name is King Henry. He is so loving when you talk to him and he is on his climber top.. he just rolls onto his back.. and rightoff the climber.. dorkville.

    I bottle fed over 300 baby kittens from the shelters in the silicon valley that I took in. they put them down if they are too small to care for themselves not enough volunteers so they allow rescues to come pick them up and care for them and adopt them out. So often they come in, small as rats almost.. and so hungry. Its a labor of love, every 2 hours in the beginning but when they grow to adoptable age.. its so rewarding. I encourage anyone who has a bit of time to offer assistance at this time of year to rescues. Bottle feeders are always needed and from now til Oct there will be more than can be helped. there is nothing like saving a littleones life AND having the growing babies in your home.

    Lost one one day couldnt find it scared me to death.checked every cupboard, shelf under the couch behind the shelves in the closet.. where the heck was Monco?? found him in the fridge he was 6 weeks old and apparently had snuck in the fridge. I felt like mud let me tell you. he was fine but thankfully I had seen he had gone missing. I had no less than 12 at a time and sometimes well tiny tabbies look pretty much the same. lots and lots of litter boxs (five) changed them every 2 hours..never had a stinky house. people would come in to adopt and comment how come your house doesnt smellwith so many kittens? uh cause that would gross me out too! lol. love those baby kittens.
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    We had a black and white tuxedo cat, the spot of white on the chest and then the tip of his tail was also white. One of his favorite things was to sit on the edge of the bathtub and watch with great interest while DD age two was getting nightly bath. DD (a most quick and active child!!) reached up and hauled him in and I swear that is the only time I have ever seen a cat go straight up!! He let out a howl, went straight up in the air, tore out of the bathroom and wasn't seen for a couple hours. This poor animal is also the one that I caught DD with a black magic marker coloring his tail "..because, Mommy, it's almost Halloween and I want Kitty to be an all black cat!" Fortunately, Kitty didn't get sick trying to lick the magic marker out of his fur but he sure didn't like it!

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    We moved to Puerto Rico for three years for my dad's job when I was a small child. We rented a house from a man that was coming to the US for a Master's program and the house rental included taking care of his Persian cat named Tobita.

    Three things about this lovely cat: (1) she only spoke Spanish, (2) she loved my mother, and (3) my mother only spoke English [the rest of us spoke Spanish to her - maybe she thought my mother was exotic!]. She used to bring my mother tokens of her affection - dead iguanas (large lizards), that she left on the doorstep. She wouldn't let the rest of us take her "gifts" - she wanted my mother to have them! She was a very nice cat and we missed her when we left, but her owner was thrilled to be reunited with her.

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    LOL on the cat in the water

    My dd got a kitten (the one we ended up with because of the allergies) and she was fascinated with water! she would climb up on the tub and walk the edge as teh tub was filling. well the inevitable happened and she fell in!
    She was straight up and over the side and a streak went through the house to the closed in back porch where she slept at night. she hid for the rest of the day.

    But she still never lost her fascination with water! when we had her we have a shower. and she would sit and wait for you to get out of the shower and then she had to go in the shower and lick at the water and inspect the shower. silly cat!

    She also as a kitten at my dd's got into some hot barbeque sauce in the trash. she again did the streak and after that she wouldn't eat anything human food wise unless you gave it to her LOL I could put it on the floor and she would not touch it.

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    I love all these cat stories. I can't really think of any stories but my cats are sure loved and spoiled.
    Besides my family, my pets are the most important things to me. I have had birds, a dog or cats since I was about 8 years old. The cruelest thing you can do to me is take my animals away.

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    When I was about six months pregnant with my second son, we were at my Mom's for the weekend. She asked me to help her fold some clothes, standing at the kitchen table. Now, I was raised in that house, and I KNEW the upstairs staircase was behind my back as we stood....but I never suspected a thing. At least not until my Mom's Siamese cats came barreling down the stairs about 70 miles an hour, climbed up my back, and down my tummy and just about made me go into labor. I screamed, I cried, I cussed....and all my Mom, bless her heart, could do was stand there and laugh after she saw I was really okay! We laughed about it for years...but I still do NOT like Siamese cats and won't have one in my home!
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