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Old 12-31-2008, 07:24 PM   #1
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Otis the cat

Remember I mentioned Otis the outside cat ? Well , we brought him inside tonight, he is in a pet carrier in the laundry room. The carrier door is open but the laundry room door is shut so my 5 cats can't see Otis. I will not allow him to come into the kitchen and rest of the house until he is checked out first , for disease. He is warm inside , it is so cold out, suppose to drop to zero late tonight and very windy, gusty wind of 45 mph. He has a vet appointment on Monday.
We'll see how he does over the weekend , hubby thinks he can keep Otis inside, I'm not sure about that because Otis has always been an outside cat, I don't know if he was ever anyone's pet.
I guess Otis more or less adopted us because we feed him.
Update Jan. 1st
I guess Otis does not like staying in the laundry room, even tho he has food, water and litterbox, he sprayed or urinated in there last night and now the room is really stinky. Hubby does not know if Otis should stay in the room til Monday, he is thinking of letting Otis outside and hope to catch him on Monday in time to go to the vet. I am not happy either about the horrible smell in the room. The room has the washer, dryer , bags and boxes on the floor , standing shelving units. I will have to find where the smell is originating from and use a product called Natures Miracle . I also have a black light which helps find the marked spots.

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Old 12-31-2008, 07:25 PM   #2
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Otis is a very lucky kitty and will definitely have a Happy New Year! I'm so glad you are taking care of one of God's creatures when the weather promises to be so harsh.
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Old 12-31-2008, 07:31 PM   #3
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He's one blessed feline! Thank you for rescuing him :o)
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Old 12-31-2008, 07:39 PM   #4
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Otis is one lucky kitty. Good for you! I found out there is a ferral cat living in the basement of the house. It sqeezes itsdelf under the outside basement door. When we get back next week, I think I'll start feeding it.
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Lc there needs to be more people like you. You're heaven sent for this cat.
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Old 12-31-2008, 08:44 PM   #6
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I agree and Sadie and Celia send you a lick on the head!!!
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Old 12-31-2008, 08:54 PM   #7
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Otis is one lucky kitty. Good for you! I found out there is a ferral cat living in the basement of the house. It sqeezes itsdelf under the outside basement door. When we get back next week, I think I'll start feeding it.
If he is a tom cat the minute he lets you pet him he will melt all over you but then he must be spayed and then he will be your lover boy forever
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Remember I mentioned Otis the outside cat ? Well , we brought him inside tonight, he is in a pet carrier in the laundry room. The carrier door is open but the laundry room door is shut so my 5 cats can't see Otis. I will not allow him to come into the kitchen and rest of the house until he is checked out first , for disease. He is warm inside , it is so cold out, suppose to drop to zero late tonight and very windy, gusty wind of 45 mph. He has a vet appointment on Monday.
We'll see how he does over the weekend , hubby thinks he can keep Otis inside, I'm not sure about that because Otis has always been an outside cat, I don't know if he was ever anyone's pet.
I guess Otis more or less adopted us because we feed him.
If he is a male he will suck up to you in no time and appreciate the the comfort of your home and a steady supply of food and the loving petting just be sure to neuter him,
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:14 PM   #9
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Awww, you are so sweet LC! And Otis is one lucky kitty. Let us know how the others take to him once he gets a clean bill of health.
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How'd you get him into the carrier, LadyCook?

None of the feral cats I've fed will let me get near them.

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