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#26 Rocky Raccoon

Posted 02 September 2010 - 08:35 PM

Another one here who's wondering why you'd bother posting in WWYD when you already have made up your mind?  

Personally, I've rescued an old cat, and cared for her until she passed away, and now have an AWL kitty.  I'd be keeping it.  But that's just me.

#27 Fenrir

Posted 02 September 2010 - 08:43 PM

Your heartlessness is only topped by the girl that threw those puppies in the river. Are you sure you aren't that poster some time back who had no problems turning a hose on the kitten that obviously needed help ?

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#28 LunaBlue

Posted 02 September 2010 - 08:52 PM

well you are certainly a gem of a human  mad.gif

#29 Acidulous Osprey

Posted 02 September 2010 - 08:56 PM

Oh and in case I came across as a gem of a human, it's kitten season, around the corner from our house 17 unfixed cats were caught a few months back, the cat rescue people are not taking cats (or at least they weren't last time I tried them) and I am pretty desperate to control my indoor/enclosure cat's spraying.

All of mine are strays who I found.  I want to keep every single one that I catch but can't. sad.gif

#30 Catolyn

Posted 02 September 2010 - 08:59 PM

Don't worry sarita your compassion is clear. I'd be overrun with cats if I could care for them all.

This thread has to be a wind up, the OP has been around for long enough to know what kind of reaction this would provoke.

Edited by Bort, 02 September 2010 - 09:00 PM.


#31 pyramidsong

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:02 PM

QUOTE (Buy Me A Pony! @ 02/09/2010, 07:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't feel guilty about this cat being PTS. I don't feel sorry for it. In fact I feel zero sentiment toward its plight. We're seriously being overrun by cats at night here.

I'm considering leaving it to fend for itself as it made itself way too comfortable about coming in when I left the door open. It's the way of the animal world.
ph34r.gif


Well, isn't that just lovely. Fantastic example of kindness you're setting for your children, there. It takes little trouble to give some food, shelter and take it to the vet rather than the pound. Jesus. Poor little thing.

#32 Lafevu

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:08 PM

huh.gif  blink.gif  wacko.gif In the time it would have taken to log onto the net, type out this topic, reply to a post...you could have had the kitten in, warmed up and fed by now sad.gif...just for the night and as pp have mentioned off to the RSPCA in the morning...or the next best place depending on your area...it's a no brainer.
I too hope this is a wind up

Edited by rfm08, 02 September 2010 - 09:10 PM.


#33 mischiefmaker

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:13 PM

Edited because there's no way in hell the OP is serious.

Edited by mischiefmaker, 02 September 2010 - 09:21 PM.


#34 MuppetGirl

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:13 PM

How bloody hard would it be to make sure the kitten is fed and warm for one night and then take it to the vet or RSPCA???

I agree with PP's, there was no reason to post this if that was your opinion to start with, it seems you just want the eruption that is bound to happen with that sort of post.

QUOTE
well you are certainly a gem of a human


Agreed.

Edited by MahnaMahna, 02 September 2010 - 09:13 PM.


#35 Guest_Descentia_*

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:15 PM

I would like us to pause a minute while I present the:

AWARD FOR MOST OBVIOUS BAITING POST ON EB TONIGHT

now, if people want to continue falling for it, I am happy to give out

AWARD FOR BEING A GULLIBLE SUCKER

I have plenty!

#36 Guest_toobusy_*

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:37 PM

Thanks Descentia for halting a thread worth reading (who can provoke us next?)!  Chalking it up to another EB experience.

#37 masonsmummy86

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:51 PM

awww i wouldnt be able to leave it while its crying sad.gif i looooove cats, it would of come from somewhere and probably just gotten lost. id lock my kitty in the laundrey and the kitten in the bathroom and then take it to the vet to see if it was microchipped and try and find the owner. i want another kitten now theyre just so cute!

#38 masonsmummy86

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:54 PM

QUOTE (Buy Me A Pony! @ 02/09/2010, 05:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't feel guilty about this cat being PTS. I don't feel sorry for it. In fact I feel zero sentiment toward its plight. We're seriously being overrun by cats at night here.

I'm considering leaving it to fend for itself as it made itself way too comfortable about coming in when I left the door open. It's the way of the animal world.
ph34r.gif



huh.gif

#39 Acidulous Osprey

Posted 02 September 2010 - 09:57 PM

QUOTE (Descentia @ 02/09/2010, 09:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
AWARD FOR BEING A GULLIBLE SUCKER

I have plenty!



SHUT UP!

:;runs down hall::

::slams door::

#40 Guest_Descentia_*

Posted 02 September 2010 - 10:12 PM

OK, sorry for halting the thread guys but I just need to do one more:

For sarita


AWARD FOR FLOUNCING AFTER BEING A SUCKER



#41 Guest_Buy Me A Pony!_*

Posted 02 September 2010 - 10:50 PM

I've just been at a meeting and it somehow tracked me down. My post was more a question of whether this cat had decided I was it's new owner IYKWIM. I think it's attrocious that people are clearly dumping domestic cats. It's far from feral and very assertive with its friendliness. We're a bit more laid back around here.

It was fed and watered before I posted but I thought I made it clear that I was trapping and passing them onto the pound. Sorry for the upset, but I was just wondering at how such a cute kitten had such a minor affect on me.

I'm a cat lover but these strays have certainly hardened me up.

#42 Theophobic

Posted 02 September 2010 - 11:00 PM

Look, I simply refuse to believe there is a kitten crying outside your door and you're ignoring it.

I think you're looking for a rise in light of the recent animal threads.

OK I've just seen your previous post. I mean maybe it's picked you? Maybe not. Either way at least try the RSPCA, kittens are easy to re - home.

Edited by Theophobic, 02 September 2010 - 11:02 PM.


#43 Guest_shauna+Molly+ Me_*

Posted 02 September 2010 - 11:00 PM

Your not a cat lover.

What a ridiculous statement considering your second post.

There are people working in shelters that shed a tear for nearly every animal they need to PTS due to people not giving a feck.

True animal lovers never 'harden up' they just get angrier.

#44 Acidulous Osprey

Posted 02 September 2010 - 11:13 PM

QUOTE (Descentia @ 02/09/2010, 10:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
OK, sorry for halting the thread guys but I just need to do one more:

For sarita


AWARD FOR FLOUNCING AFTER BEING A SUCKER



Does my award have sparkles on it?  I insist on sparkles.

#45 pyramidsong

Posted 02 September 2010 - 11:27 PM

QUOTE (shauna+Molly+ Me @ 02/09/2010, 11:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Your not a cat lover.

What a ridiculous statement considering your second post.

There are people working in shelters that shed a tear for nearly every animal they need to PTS due to people not giving a feck.

True animal lovers never 'harden up' they just get angrier.


^This.

Edited by pyramidsong, 02 September 2010 - 11:27 PM.


#46 Mrs.Brown

Posted 02 September 2010 - 11:57 PM


I am a lover of all animals, but do admit to having a low tolerance to cats. However, I would never ignore any animal, cat or otherwise, that needed to be fed, to be kept warm and safe until the morning, where I could then place it at a shelter.

Even if you do not like animals of any kind, or even a particular kind, human instinct would surely kick in to help a distressed and hungry animal? I could never go to bed knowing there was a hungry and frightened animal at my doorstep.



#47 Sweet like a lemon

Posted 03 September 2010 - 07:16 AM

I don't think I could shut the door on anything that is so young and so frightened. Have a heart man.

Edited by ForsakenTruth, 03 September 2010 - 10:29 AM.





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