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Old 08-08-2012, 12:43 PM   #191
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Skittles,

What a wonderful short story ... So, pleased Mr. Curiousity or Mr. Mischievous finally has found Grandmom and a new home ...

He is a beautiful fellow ...

He has that look of a Dennis the Menace !!

U are a Unique storyteller,
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Old 08-08-2012, 12:47 PM   #192
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www.bengalcat.com

The hybrid bengal cat ( rescued female kitten featured in photo ) is an Asian breed ... One can see there is a Bengal Cat Society on who breeds them internationally.

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Old 08-08-2012, 07:30 PM   #193
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I rescued a tiny, dirty gray kitten (probably about 6 weeks old) about 12 years ago, brought him home, and when I gave him a bath it turned out he was snow white!! So I named him snowy. I had planned to keep him since at the time I only had one cat, and I like to have two. When he started getting some energy (I would say he was about 10 weeks old), he was the most mischievous kitten I had ever seen in my life, that I was starting to reconsider keeping the little bugger!!!! My grandma came over for thanksgiving, and saw him climbing the curtains, tearing around on the furniture (which he was not supposed to be on at all), knocking over plants, obviously on purpose, going into cupboards, splashing in his water dish... And she fell in love with him. She didn't say much because of course grandma wouldn't want to steal such a lovely kitty from me, but when she got home she told my aunt on the phone about this wonderful kitty she had fallen in love with. I got a phone call right away saying, "Oh honey, you HAVE to give that little white kitty to your Grandma! She would never say anything, but she just adores him!" SOLD!! Grandma likes cats with spunk, and he was overflowing with it. My grandpa died about 15 years ago, so it was nice for her to have a companion. He developed rust colored points, and grew up to be an 18 lb monster (my uncle thought we should have changed his name from snowy to rusty). Grandma had a crate on wheels for when she took him to the vet. She could lift the crate up and down stairs, and into the car, but carrying a crate that heavy was too much for long distances. Even into adulthood she still had to keep rubber bands on her cupboard doors to keep them closed. He just liked them open lol. He got hit by a car a few years ago. We all wish he was there to keep her company now that she is getting to be more and more house bound. Between her kids and grand kids she gets visitors nearly every day, so we would have been able to take care of his kitty litter, buying his bags of food, and bringing him for vet visits. Anyway, here's a picture of him in all his glory lol. He was one of the first cats I rescued, and what a happy loving home he had!
Thanks for the story, Skittle. I love kitties with spunk too...until 2 in the morning.
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:19 PM   #194
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Great story Skittle. I love the way it turned out.
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:10 AM   #195
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Wow...I've read through this thread over the past couple of days - so many animal rescue folks here! Love the pics you all have posted.

Here is my boy, Ozzie. He will always be remembered - he was such a loving and loyal friend. He passed away in my arms last July, after almost 17 years. I think I may have put his pic up before but here he is again. He was an amazing fella. We got him from the animal shelter when he was just a pup.


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Wow...I've read through this thread over the past couple of days - so many animal rescue folks here! Love the pics you all have posted.

Here is my boy, Ozzie. He will always be remembered - he was such a loving and loyal friend. He passed away in my arms last July, after almost 17 years. I think I may have put his pic up before but here he is again. He was an amazing fella. We got him from the animal shelter when he was just a pup.


He is beautiful and looks so sweet.
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:39 AM   #197
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Beautiful dog, Cheryl!
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:01 PM   #198
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Cheryl,

Extraordinaire 4 legged friend, I can see and feel ...

My condolences.

Have a lovely August.

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What a sweet pup, Cheryl. So sorry for your loss.
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Ozzie was beautiful. I love the way he had his legs crossed in the picture.
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