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Re: animal health issues

We've had several dogs through the years that have gone blind with  
age.....they adapt very well.  Also had a deaf cat......he had a wonderful  life.  I 
think handicapped animals make the best pets, quite  frankly......they form such 
a strong bond with their owners, a trust that you  won't find in any "normal" 
animal.  As long as the animal is not in pain, I  would let them adapt.  You 
will see how well they do.  Might have to  help them out a bit during the 
adjustment, and make sure that the paths are  clear, not rearrange furniture so 
they can learn the paths.....after that,  should be fine.
Just my opinion...
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 1/16/2006 10:55:15 PM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

Does  anyone have a dog or cat that is blind? Do they adapt? 

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