Well, my cat was declawed before she moved in. I
agree it's a horrible thing
& I would never have a cat declawed. But, I won't
turn down a lovely kitty
just because someone else mutilated her. It is nice
not having to worry
about her shredding the "new" sofa.
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Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 12:08 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cats--progress note
Jim, I have found a pair of siblings to be a
really good choice several
times. I enjoy having more than one cat, but our
pair of sisters are
the most fun. Kittens aren't nearly as hard to
civilize as puppies, and
I think they adapt more readily than older cats.
Good for you about not
having a de-clawed cat! I think that's totally
brutality - can hardly be
to people who I know have de-clawed cats. I
always feel sad when I have
a nice cat spayed - there will never be any more
from that particular
strain - but a non-spayed female does present the
Sounds to me like the pair of kittens is just what
In a message dated 10/31/2005 2:59:30 PM Eastern
I was amused no end by the babies; not sure I want
try to civilize
young'uns, however. And not sure I want two, but
not opposed to it
either. Our first choice is a non-black [Beans was
black] spayed female
The lady at the shelter said: "Bring your wife in.
will jump on her and say "Take me! Take me!'
And I said, "I know. That's what I'm afraid of!"