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Old 11-23-2012, 09:24 PM   #11 (permalink)
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My cats will always outnumber the dogs (14 to 1 at the moment, including fosters), but I can't imagine my life without both. Cats are easier to work with for me, but dogs are more fun. Cats have way more personality, but dogs are so amazingly loyal. I guess I go both ways, lol.
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Old 11-23-2012, 09:38 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I'm definitely a dog person (groom dogs and show dogs), but I have a love for Siamese cats. After being siamese-cat-less for 6 years, I bought a beautiful little Siamese kitten from a show breeder this summer. She is amazing!!
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Old 11-23-2012, 10:05 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I always preferred dogs and didn't care for cats, until this teeny (enough to fit in a palm) stray wondered to my grandma's house and we kept him and nursed him to health. I still love dogs, but I'm not sure if/in what circumstance I would keep a dog and a cat together.
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:58 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I grew up in a multi-pet home (rodents, turtles, fish, cats and dog) so I always tried to think of them equally. My dog was my best friend though, there is nothing in the world that can take away the relationship I had with that dog. He passed away last year at 14 yrs old and I fell into a depression that lasted a few months. 14 years of multiple daily walks (bc my parents stopped taking care of him after a while, only bought the food until I began working) and he was a terrier so we played with him a lot so. The transition from such an active lifestyle to a sedentary one (no reason to go for random walks now) was hard on me. Oliver spruced up inside apartment life but I'm counting the days until I can get another dog. I'm not going to lie.
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:11 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Total cat convert! We were never allowed to have pets (except for guinea pigs) when I was growing up, so I just never had any exposure to cats or dogs . . . and actually kind of feared them. Flash forward to my age 48, and I finally decided with my cat-guy husband's gentle prodding, to open my mind and get a cat. That was Rookie, our first beloved girl who we only had 3 years until she died of epilepsy in 2008. But yeah, open the flood gates! I went from cat-fearful to cat-worshipping within about 10 minutes.
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:29 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I had cats and dogs since childhood, and I always perfer cats over dogs. My mom is a dog person (still is), but she agree we shouldn't have dogs, at least not in near future, because dogs don't fit with our living style.
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:55 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I'll always be a dog person (great danes). I had never had a cat until five years ago when I found a box of dumped kittens. Those two girls still live with my mom and sister since I moved out in March. Since then my older dane found five week old kittens in the park, so we kept Clementine and Blitz and then a few months later I got Ghost the Siamese who was going to be left outside of a vet clinic when I was leaving work. I had planned on looking into Bengal or Maine Coon breeders next year, but now I've got 2 almost 9 month olds and an almost 7 month old so that's it for cats for a long time.


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Old 11-27-2012, 02:11 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I grew up in a cat hating household and only got a kitten because my ex-husband wanted one.

Years later I moved into showing cats and a few years after that breeding so I'm a total cat convert.

My family still don't like cats, though one sister likes my breed of cat only but will never own one.
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:59 PM   #19 (permalink)
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I never liked cats most of my life. I was always a lover of dogs. I did not adopt my first cat until I was in my early 40's and my life changed forever. I fell in love with Misty deeper than I ever thought I could. When she passed 16 years later I was devastated and still am. I had adopted her at around 7 weeks old. I will mourn her forever and because of her I am one of the biggest cat lovers there is.
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Old 12-04-2012, 02:19 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I 101% am a convert. Until we moved into our current house I actually would have said I disliked cats, we always had dogs growing up and I still love dogs. My boyfriend always had cats but hadn't had any since he was younger so when we moved in a skinny tortie showed up he did everything he could to win her over. Four years later we still have our beautiful tortie, 3 others of our own and we're on our third round of foster kittens, I can't believe I ever disliked cats!!!
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