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Re: Christmas in March, vole damage


stubborn isn't always the reason.  I think many stray cats have experiences
that tell them it is smart to be wary.  I don't understand why, but a lot of
people hate cats and have no qualms about demonstrating that hatred when
they get a chance.

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 10:06 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Christmas in March, vole damage


> My cat was also a stray at one time... many years ago. I think once they
> find out humans can be trusted and will be their friends.... that have
> to make up time for all their years of being too stubborn.
>
> Donna
>
> >
> > I, too have had a similar experience with stray toms a couple of
> times.
> > There was one old guy that hung around the area for more than a year,
> but
> > would
> > not let anyone touch him.  One bitter cold night we lured him inside.
> > After
> > that he thought he was part of the family, and became a total lap-cat.
> > When a
> > pair of kittens came to live with us, he "mothered" them until they
> were
> > about a
> > year old, then became hostile to the young male.  He died soon after
> that,
> > and the the other cats visibly mourned for him.
>
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