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Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
Meet Bella she almost 4 months old. She loves attention when she feels like it lol, climbs like a mountain lion 🦁ol and has no fear. 

she loves her cuddly toy monkey 🙈
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  • Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
    Meet Bella she almost 4 months old. She loves attention when she feels like it lol, climbs like a mountain lion 🦁ol and has no fear. 

    she loves her cuddly toy monkey 🙈
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    Gorgeous, I love black cats x
  • Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
    @Franstrahan thankyou for your reply, teddy is adorable good luck in the assessment ❤️I'm sure he will pass with flying colours 
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    I hope so. He loves people, just seems a natural. I started with Pets As Therapy in the 90's back down south with 2 dogs I had then.
  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 1,836 Disability Gamechanger
    Our Sophie..the poodle. Willow is our daughter`s Jack Russell.
  • Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
    @Franstrahan thankyou. I love black cats 🖤
  • Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
    @Seanchai hi thank for your reply..
    I love the name hamish, he looks very happy and cosy 😊
  • Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
    Hi @chiarieds
    Shadow looks So cute. We have not long brought a kitten and we named her Bella you may be able to see her at the beginning on this thread. 😊
  • Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
    @pollyanna1052 Hi thank you for posting. Your dogs look adorable the poodle is a beautiful colour white 😊🐩. 
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,598 Scope community team
    All so sweet!  <3
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  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    Does anybody have any no-fur babies?

    I'm thinking reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds - or even...... Spiders!
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    I did have some eight-legged creatures once. About 15 of them. Land Hermit Crabs. Sweet little things. You dont see them often now.
  • OnixOnix Member Posts: 75 Pioneering
    My boy Onix. 8 months old and 43.8kg. He's a Russian Black Terrier.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @Onix
    Hes fantastic! Beautiful dog x
    How big will he get?
    Love him
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,598 Scope community team
    He's adorable @Onix!!  <3
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  • OnixOnix Member Posts: 75 Pioneering
    @Franstrahan
    Thank you ☺. I'm hoping he slows down a wee bit now lol. He could grow another 2-3 inches in height then pad out.

    @Chloe_Scope
    Thank you ☺
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @Onix
    Hes going to be stunning when hes fully grown. Lovely photo of him x
  • unicornsinfezesunicornsinfezes Member Posts: 7 Connected
    edited November 2019
    these are my girls flora and gwen! 
    gwen is flora’s mum, and they were found in a box in may :( we adopted them in september and they’ve settled in beautifully!
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @unicornsinfezes
    Dont know how people can do that, just dump animals like that. I found a cardboard box with kittens in it once. A friend found a puppy in a litter bin in the park. He kept him, lovely dog.
    Gwen & Flora have landed on their feet, they look very content.
  • unicornsinfezesunicornsinfezes Member Posts: 7 Connected
    edited November 2019
    @Franstrahan
    i know! i just don’t understand, animals are so wonderful! 
    but we are very lucky to have our girls and i am so glad they came into our lives 😊
  • Tammyjane33Tammyjane33 Member, Community champion Posts: 456 Pioneering
    Thankyou all for sharing your pictures of your fur babies and pets. They are all beautiful and bring so much joy to our lives. ❤️
  • OnixOnix Member Posts: 75 Pioneering
    @Tammyjane33. They certainly do! The majority of the time they are also lifesavers and a reason that you have to get out of bed 😁😁.
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    Omg you guys your pets are so cute! @chiarieds recommended I take a look and share some pics too ❤️

    Here’s one of my dog River (aka Pond) she’s a working cocker spaniel gone wrong - and by that I mean, she is the softest, laziest dog I’ve ever met (in my nearly 20 years in veterinary practice!) The dog with me in my profile pic is my old springer spaniel Cooper who sadly passed away last year, aged 15. He was a proper working dog (I don’t work my dogs, I just mean he behaved as advertised!) Even at 15 he was incredibly active and needed loads of exercise which got to be a struggle as my condition worsened. I still miss him and my Labrador cross, Buddy, to bits, but I’ve got to say that River being lazy and refusing to get wet or muddy means that I no longer have the guilt that comes from not getting them out and about very much. 

    Sorry for the ramble! I’ll try to find some more nice ones of my pooches and of my four cats too - collecting strays is a hazard of being an RVN! - and add them later. 

    I hope everyone has a good day today xx
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    Omg you guys your pets are so cute! @chiarieds recommended I take a look and share some pics too ❤️


    Here’s one of my dog River (aka Pond) she’s a working cocker spaniel gone wrong - and by that I mean, she is the softest, laziest dog I’ve ever met (in my nearly 20 years in veterinary practice!) The dog with me in my profile pic is my old springer spaniel, Cooper, who sadly passed away last year, aged 15. He was a proper working dog (I don’t work my dogs, I just mean he behaved as advertised!) Even at 15 he was incredibly active and needed loads of exercise which got to be a struggle as my condition worsened. I still miss him and my Labrador cross, Buddy who was 14, to bits, but I’ve got to say that River being lazy and refusing to get wet or muddy means that I no longer have the guilt that comes from not getting them out and about very much. 

    Sorry for the ramble! I’ll try to find some more nice ones of my pooches and of my four cats too - collecting strays is a hazard of being an RVN! - and add them later. 

    I hope everyone has a good day today, I’m not looking forward to going to work in this awful weather xx
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    Omg you guys your pets are so cute! @chiarieds recommended I take a look and share some pics too ❤️


    Here’s one of my dog River (aka Pond) she’s a working cocker spaniel gone wrong - and by that I mean, she is the softest, laziest dog I’ve ever met (in my nearly 20 years in veterinary practice!) The dog with me in my profile pic is my old springer spaniel, Cooper, who sadly passed away last year, aged 15. He was a proper working dog (I don’t work my dogs, I just mean he behaved as advertised!) Even at 15 he was incredibly active and needed loads of exercise which got to be a struggle as my condition worsened. I still miss him and my Labrador cross, Buddy who was 14, to bits, but I’ve got to say that River being lazy and refusing to get wet or muddy means that I no longer have the guilt that comes from not getting them out and about very much. 

    Sorry for the ramble! I’ll try to find some more nice ones of my pooches and of my four cats too - collecting strays is a hazard of being an RVN! - and add them later. 

    I hope everyone has a good day today, I’m not looking forward to going to work in this awful weather xx
    Lovely photos and story. Will you be getting another dog, a friend for River? I have 5, did have 8, and in my pet carer days used to home board too. I'm a big animal lover, also have fish and a cockatiel currently. But in the past have also had Guinea pigs, land hermit crabs, loads of fish, a budgie and 30 pigeons. But dogs are my main love, so sort of devoted to them now. Would have loved to have worked with animals, but not on the veterinary side. Enjoy your day.
  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 1,677 Disability Gamechanger
    Great photos @RainbowRiverPond - Aww - Thank you Rainbow, I look forward to more photos. Thank you for sharing these. Shadow is my kitten above, and I get to borrow my son's Bedlington terrier a few times a week too.
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    @Franstrahan I definitely would like a friend for River but I’m waiting to find a rescue as I don’t have the energy for a puppy again! 
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    edited December 2019
    Hey everybody I hope you’re having a nice evening wherever you are 😊

    I thought I’d add the picture from the first day I met River because it’s super cute! 

  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 1,677 Disability Gamechanger
    What a beautiful photo, Rainbow; makes your heart melt! Thank you.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @RainbowRiverPond
    Very tiny. How old there? Very cute x

    I have held a borzoi pup like that. He grew up to tower over me when he put his front paws on my shoulders! 
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    Thanks @chiarieds 😃

    @Franstrahan she’s just a few weeks there, her litter came in with their mum for checkups

    Here are some cat pics: 


    All of my kitties have interesting stories, but I’m aware that I tend to get carried away and go on forever. Let me know if you’d like to hear more. For now I’ll introduce them, first pic is Dizzy, Archer, and Fletcher (sadly Dizzy and Archie passed away recently) the middle pic is of the two cats I have now, so that’s Fletcher as a grown up (he’s 11 now) and Esme. They have two functional eyes between them! And lastly, there’s just Esme posing because she knows she’s gorgeous ❤️
  • ZED44ZED44 Member Posts: 1 Listener
    Hi 👋 these are my 3 British shorthair cat/kittens, the Cream Ambrose is 8 months. Monty the lilac is 9 months and Baloo the blue is 6 years old. They are my babies the kittens are so funny, Ambrose loves to steal anything shiny and my hair bands while Monty loves crisp packets turned into balls and runs 1000 mph around the house!  
    I’m Zoë by the way, I’m a full time wheelchair user and have many complex life threatening conditions- I rely on medication and machines to keep me alive. I’m married and I’m 35, I love to cruise when we can and we live life like it’s our last day.... 
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    Hi @ZED44 your cats are beautiful and I’m loving the festive photos 😍🎄I cant even persuade Fletcher to wear a collar 😂
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @RainbowRiverPond
    Hi, would love to hear more about your cats. I'm guessing they are rescues through your veterinary practice.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @ZED44
    Beautiful pics of beautiful cats! Think yours are the same breed as the kittisaurus ones on YouTube. 
    I used to occassionally look after 4 British short hairs years ago when pet-caring.
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    @Franstrahan you’re very kind 😍

    Dizzy was so named because he suffered neurological damage as a kitten when some charming kids trapped him in a vat of creosote. He was the sweetest boy in the world and lived to be 14 (we estimate).


    Archer (aka Prince Archibald) and Fletcher (aka Sir Fletchibald) we’re abandoned as tiny kittens by their mother and so I hand rested them. Which basically means they are totally spoiled. 

    Sadly, Archie passed away from terminal cancer this year. Fletcher has definitely lost a couple of his nine lives too! He’s survived some incredibly serious rta injuries and if you look closely you will see that he has one eye that doesn’t function. 


    That leaves Esmeralda! She was found as a kitten looking pretty chewed up and so was brought into our practice. She lost an eye, and further complications led to the loss of almost all of her teeth! Don’t worry though, it doesn’t stop her ruling the roost! 

  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @RainbowRiverPond
    Horrific what happened to Dizzy. I cant understand people harming small defenceless animals, or what they 'get' out of it.
    Thank you for telling their stories, it's always nice to hear from the saints in the world who look after its animals. I watch a lot of the, mainly dog, rescue videos from around the world on YouTube, some of which are hard to stomach. Guess you have seen a few in real life during the course of your work.
    In contrast theres some incredibly cute videos, I was telling ZED44, kittisaurus is a fun one.
    Thanks again Rainbow, you're one of the saints!
  • RainbowRiverPondRainbowRiverPond Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    Omg @Franstrahan I’m no saint honestly. I have seen some horrific things but the overwhelming majority of people I’ve encountered will do literally anything to save animals, be it farm animals, horses, pets, or wildlife. It’s just sad that there are cruel people in the world. I wish I could share videos on here I have done adorable ones x
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @RainbowRiverPond
    Yes agree it is the minority that are cruel and unfortunately it's always the bad stuff that makes news, no matter what field of life.
    I had a lot of fun (and some sad times) when I was pet caring. It is rewarding working with animals. I very much admire the vets and nurses who are on call 24 7 to take care of our pets. And the rescue centres and people like the Cinnamon Trust.
    Shame we cant post little video clips on here. Wonder if it's something they  could maybe set up in the future?...
  • ayomide76ayomide76 Member Posts: 8 Listener
  • ayomide76ayomide76 Member Posts: 8 Listener
    Willow nearly 2!
  • ayomide76ayomide76 Member Posts: 8 Listener
    we have 2 gsd. 2 chihuahuas and 2 cats
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @ayomide76
    That's quite a mix! Lovely photos x
  • LP004LP004 Member Posts: 10 Listener
    This  my Jack Russell Bobby.  We were visiting a friend. 
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @LP004
    Hes a cute little guy. Looks intelligent. I had a Jack Russell, rescued at 17yo and I had him 15 months, so he was 19yo or thereabouts. JRs are nice little dogs, full of character.
  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 1,677 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
    Thank you for the photos & stories, Rainbow!
    Pleased to meet you @ZED44 & thank you for the great photos of your kittens & cat. 
    @ayomide76 - thank you for the photos of your pets; it's good to see you here too!
    @LP004 - so pleased you made it here to share your photo of Bobby
    Really great to see lots more photos of everyone's pets :)
  • RooprsRooprs Member Posts: 12 Connected

    My friend's dog, Daisy, before she got her haircut...which I won't show because it's a bit too severe (IMO anyway)! She's awesome though and I love holding her and cuddling her! :smile: 
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @Rooprs
    Shes lovely! Is she a shih tzu? Looks so in the photo, but could be a lhasa apso...
    My shih tzu Josh (no longer with us) was a Pets As Therapy dog. He was very cuddly, loved to be sitting on someone's lap.
    Thanks for the pic of Daisy.
  • abbeym395abbeym395 Member Posts: 22 Courageous


    This is Ceefa.  She's 15, a rescue who I got last year. and a very lovely kitty.  When I got her, she was so scared of everything!  She'd been with the same owner from about 6 weeks old and when he passed away she ended up with Cats Protection.  We think she wasn't really socialised much, as a kitten or an adult and didn't really see many people.  That's good for me as my flat is not exactly busy, but over the last 18 months she's gotten so much braver!  She'll come and say hello to most people if they stay put rather than moving around and with me she's a sop.  She hates her belly being touched, being picked up and generally losing control of a situation, which makes vets visits particularly difficult, but as long as I respect her wishes as far as possible she forgives me!
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @abbeym395
    Shes landed on her feet finding you, she looks very content.
    Like her previous owner, I'm on my own (totally) with pets, and I found the amazing Cinnamon Trust who will take care of pets if you need to go into hospital or, should you pass away, Cinnamon Trust will take your pets and look after them for the rest of their lives. All my pets are registered with them, no charge, I'm a member and just pay £10 a year. Peace of mind!  I find a lot of people havent heard of them.
  • abbeym395abbeym395 Member Posts: 22 Courageous
    @abbeym395
    Shes landed on her feet finding you, she looks very content.
    Like her previous owner, I'm on my own (totally) with pets, and I found the amazing Cinnamon Trust who will take care of pets if you need to go into hospital or, should you pass away, Cinnamon Trust will take your pets and look after them for the rest of their lives. All my pets are registered with them, no charge, I'm a member and just pay £10 a year. Peace of mind!  I find a lot of people havent heard of them.
    Oh my, I didn't know about them!  My neighbour has been doing it but it's always been such a nightmare for both of us!  I love her to bits :)  I am trying to set up stuff so that the food and water will largely take care of themselves but they're going to be longer term projects, and obviously she'll still need her litter doing.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @abbeym395
    They would send in a pet visitor probably then in your case. They have volunteers in every area. For mine, I'd have a pet sitter, someone would have to move in with them. I know a volunteer round here, she does dog walking for I'll and/or elderly people mainly. But they are well worth registering Ceefa with then. You can Google Cinnamon Trust for their link. There is a thread about them here in the Coffee Lounge but you'll need to go down a few pages now to find it.
  • RooprsRooprs Member Posts: 12 Connected
    @Franstrahan yes, she's a shih tzu and a great playmate! Whenever I feel down she always cheers me up! Glad you liked her pic! :smile:

    I think Pets as Therapy is a fantastic idea, and when I get myself a new place I'll certainly consider getting a cat! I wish I could get a dog but my mobility difficulties would make poop-picking untenable, sadly! 
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @Rooprs
    Cats do Pets As Therapy work too so maybe when you get her..... Not everybody likes dogs.
    Josh was great as a PAT dog. I now have Teddy, a Tibetan terrier who loves people, especially children and babies, so hoping he will shape up and pass his test next year. His photo is near the top of this thread. Daisy's lovely, lovely colour.
  • OnixOnix Member Posts: 75 Pioneering
    Another one of my boy Onix. He's 9 months old now and weighs in at 45kg. He wasn't overly impressed getting his hair tied up lol, but I wanted the air to get to his eyes and I wanted to see his eyes, which you could just slip away into.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @Onix
    He is handsome. Like a giant Tibetan terrier! (my breed).
    I think one of the Tibetan breeders does breed Russian blacks too.
    Lovely dog x
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    Hello, This is my Furbabie Junior He is a year and a half old, he is a Bengal.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @brujah81
    Very handsome boy. Bengals get quite big, dont they? Cant recall ever seeing one but I knew someone who had one once.
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    hes about 6kg now so hes quite big and thats at a year and an half.. the picture above is from last year.. let me see if i can find a more recent picture.. hes my baby i dont know what i would do without him. I Think we are all like that with our furbabies
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,598 Scope community team
    These pictures have all made me so happy!  <3

    Thank you everyone for sharing your adorable animals and welcome to the community for those of you who have just joined us. :)
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  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    looking at photos of furbabies is good when when you feel down or low.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @brujah81
    Yes I'm a big animal lover, love my pets. They come first, always. I have 5 dogs, a cockatiel and tropical & goldfish (pond and tank).
    Did you see the Cinnamon Trust thread btw?
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @brujah81
    There is a place near me with therapy horses where you can go and just handle the horses, grooming them, leading them, feeding etc, interacting (no riding).
    Good for confidence building and social interaction, also depression and anxiety.
    I need to look into it more as I'm on the autism spectrum, also have depression and anxiety, so would prefer to socialise with horses than people to be honest!
  • Ryley98Ryley98 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    The rabbit is bob he is a bit of a weirdo and likes to sit on my shoulder like that idk why lol. And the two rats are oskar and stormi they are my 2 beautiful baby girls and all 3 of my pets give me strength to keep going lol 
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    i havent seen the cinnamon trust thread will go find it now..
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,598 Scope community team
    @Ryley98, your animals are so sweet! Thank you for sharing. :)
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  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @Ryley98
    Agree, dont know what I'd do without my pets, especially the dogs. I used to work as a pet carer and that was just brilliant. I'm guessing Bob is a house rabbit? Love rats. They are so intelligent. Even the wild ones here, drinking and washing their faces at my fish pond. In the summer I've seen them swim into it to nick the fish food!
  • WaylayWaylay Member Posts: 888 Pioneering
    @brujah81 So gorgeous! I'd love to have a Bengal, but I wouldn't be able to keep up with one (or afford one!)

    @Ryley98 Love the ratkins! I had a wonderful rat named Tadpole the Warrior Princess 20 years ago while I was in uni. She was lovely, and would hang out under my (long) hair for hours, along the back of my neck. She'd also stand on her hind paws on my shoulder, holding onto my ear, when she wanted to look at something. She was such a good little companion.

    She almost died multiple times:
    #1: T was 1 of 3, and unbeknowst to me they were infected with a respiratory disease when I got them. I came home from class to find 1 dead and the other 2 very sick. The other one died on the way to the vet, but T held on and got antibiotics in time.
    #2: T grew a benign tumour, which the vet was hesitant to remove because rats often don't survive surgery. Unfortunately, the tumour just kept on growing, and when it was about 2/3 the size of Tadpole, we had to have it removed!! 
    She survived the surgery no problem, and when the tumour regrew, she survived a 2nd surgery to remove it again!

    #3: The "Warrior Princess" bit got added to her name after I got my first kitty, Kozmo. Koz was terrified of everything, including Tadpole, but eventually worked up the courage to approach T's cage. T was an escape artist, though, and was having none of this whole "cat in her space" thing! She wriggled between some bent bars which I hadn't noticed yet and launched herself at Kozmo. She landed on Koz's face and proceeded to cling on and scratch and bite while making the most godawful sound! Koz knocked her off before I could intervene and ran in terror! (Koz only received a couple of scratches on her nose, but for the rest of T's life, Kozmo would walk as far away from T's cage as possible when she had to pass by.  😆)
    Unfortunately, Koz knocked out one of T's eyes in the process, which the vet had to remove. This didn't seem to bother Tadpole one bit. Warrior Princess!

    Tadpole lived to almost 4 years old. 
  • WaylayWaylay Member Posts: 888 Pioneering
    My beautiful 1.5 year-old, Nemi. :)

    My other cat, Trouble (3 months older than Nemi and related in some complicated way) is very difficult to take pics of, so here's a bad one of the 2 of them:

  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @Waylay
    Love your Tadpole tale. She was quite a girl! Rats unfortunately have a pretty bad public image which is such a shame as they are such intelligent creatures. Your story has reminded me of a friend I had at school who used to let her white mice walk about on her! She would put one on her shoulder and he'd go from there! 
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    @Waylay Trouble looks very much like my previous kitty called Timmy. Bengals can be ridiculous prices. Junior didnt come with any paperwork so he was only £250 which is still alot of money but he is worth every penny!
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected
    That his is my oldest boy who we rescued when he was 5 weeks old. He’s a big softy and loves to go out and bring us presents home. He has a loud bell on his collar now so he can’t now 
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected

    This is my biggest boy who is a 10month old bengal who weighs 16.5lbs already he is always near me especially if I’m having a bad day 😻
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected

    Then we have Ivan’s brother Boris he always sleeps by my feet 😻
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected
    After those 2 amazing boys we have 2 Manx kittens which we rescued as the guy who had them didn’t want them as they were born with tails
    This is Jasper who is always cuddled up with my hubby
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected

    And finally my little troublemaker peanut, he’s the only naughty one of them all but I love him just the same. 
    If it wasn’t for them all there are times I feel like just giving up but they keep me going and  all seem to sense when I’m not doing too well and all cuddle up with me at the same time lol
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @kittykat55
    I've got a bit confused here, which is nothing unusual. So you have the beautiful black cat, 2 Bengals and 2 ginger Manx (with tails). If I got that right.
    All gorgeous, love the markings on the Bengals.
    I have 5 dogs who are always around me, sleep on the bed, couldn't be without them. Most people think I'm eccentric. I dont care what they think!
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected
    @Franstrahan
    thats right I’ve got the 5 cats/kittens plus Molly a tiny chihuahua. They all sleep the bed plus my hubby of course which doesn’t leave a lot of space for us humans especially as the black cat and the bengals are huge ( and the bengals are still growing) plus the other 2 are only 6 months old so will be taking up more space as they grow. If it was up to me I would get more cats ( I must be a crazy cat lady lol ) but my hubby has said no more but we will see lol but as he’s on litter duty I guess I will have to try and be good. I don’t think your eccentric to have your dogs sleeping with you, why not and I’m like you who cares what other people think. Our furry friends give us so much love and support they deserve to sleep in comfort with us ♥️♥️♥️
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @kittykat55
    I used to have 8 dogs and when I worked as a pet carer I used to home board so have had 10 at a time here with me in the past. So I must be the crazy dog lady! (I am known in the village as the dog lady.) 
    Did you see the Cinnamon Trust thread on here? Know theres 2 of you, but worth checking them out all the same.
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    Very nice pets people.. i am loving any pictures of bengals more though but thats because of my little boy! We live in a small appartment otherwise i would love to have more than one kitty. Technically we are "not" allowed animals unless they dont cause any issues with the neighbours..little Junior never causes any problems with anyone!

    Kelly
  • dare2shinedare2shine Member Posts: 1 Listener
    These are my two floofs- Nova and Quillie (fluffy one). Love them both and the tabby one has learnt to wake me when I’m left unconscious after seizures which is amazing!
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    @dare2shine that is very impressive, i have never heard of that before. animals are so clever x
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @dare2shine
    That is amazing! I know you can get specially trained dogs that can warn you before you have a seizure, but never heard of that before.
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected
    @Franstrahan
    Thanks for the tip about the cinnamon trust I will definitely check it out. My hubby isn’t in the best of health either as he has RA and had a heart attack a while ago too. Wow 10 dogs is a lot to handle.

     @dare2shine
    that is amazing about your cat, when my eldest daughter was born we got a kitten. Cara was born with Edwards Syndrome and had epilepsy, this little kitten used to sit beside her just before she had a seizure, we were told it was extremely rare that cats 🐈 picked up on it like dogs do. Sadly we lost spit 3 weeks ago. She was 23 so she had a good life and passed in hr sleep 🐈🌈😢
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected
    @brujah81
     hi your lucky that junior is a good kitty as bengals are known to be very vocal and naughty lol. My 2 are really chilled Ivan may look huge but he’s a big softy and doesn’t even meow, he gets the me...bit but not the .. ow lol and Boris is just a big baby who suckles on his bed lol
  • WaylayWaylay Member Posts: 888 Pioneering
    @Franstrahan

    Glad you enjoyed my Tadpole tale (tail? Hee). Yes, rats are very smart, and very clean. I wish more people knew that.
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @kittykat55
    Still loving the markings on those Bengals. Almost like servals.
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    @kittykat55 hes good to me... if you ask my husband ooooh thats a different story!! he gets fed up of him climbing on the worktops etc.. i understand hes a cat and cats do things like that.. its in their nature.. my husbad thinks you can train him to stop... you have more chance to teach him to bark!! Your Bengals are beautiful.. i love it when bengals have spotted bellys Junior has a beautiful spotted belly.

    Kelly

  • painterpainter Member Posts: 44 Courageous
    THere is my Bilbo , we love him so much.  He is an old boy, in his 20th year now.  Can’t believe we have had him that long.  As you can see he still looks good for his age.  His mum was s Burmese Red, he is very vocal and always gets what he wants!!!
  • FranstrahanFranstrahan Member Posts: 898 Pioneering
    @painter
    No he certainly doesnt look his age! Lovely green eyes on an orange background x
    In my pet carer days the oldest cat I looked after was allegedly 27 and still going strong. Used to be a factory mouser and one of the ladies took him home when the factory shut down.
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    @painter 20 is very old for a kitty isnt it.. my Timmy (last kitty) died at 11 but he had a grade 4 heart murmur.
  • kittykat55kittykat55 Member Posts: 11 Connected
    @painter
    Bilbo is gorgeous and looks very good for his age. I love ginger cats and have 2 ginger Manx kittens they are about 6 months old now and a bit like toddlers into every thing lol . They are called Jasper and peanut

    @brujah81
    Thankyou I love the spotted belly’s too.  Bengals love too be up high and look down on things so yours will probably always get up on your counters and stuff. We have a high walkway around our bedroom that ours like to lie on and watch us. I would love to get another one especially a silver spotted one but this breed of cat is so expensive my dream would be to have an early generation Savannah ( or 2 lol ) but there’s no way I could afford one ☹️ but I can dream lol 
  • tobydave19tobydave19 Member Posts: 8 Listener
    This Toby say hi 
  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 1,677 Disability Gamechanger
    Thank you for sharing a photo of Toby, @tobydave19 . Can I swap him for my kitten, Dave. I just discovered she has bitten through the wire next to the plug of an electrical gadget that converts files so I can play downloaded films from my computer on the TV!!! The things she gets up to.......
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