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Old 07-13-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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What to do with stray kitty.

i can't bring into house, it might be carrying some bug that i want thomas to catch. to be about three months old, a handsome little siamese with big blue eyes. it had been hanging around all day meowing all the time.

finally i gave in and gave it food and water. kitty really devoured it all.

i don't know what to do about it. no collar. hate to call humane society. but on the other hand it might have a chip.

guess i could just feed and water it and not let it in the house.

what would you do?

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Old 07-13-2010, 10:43 PM   #2
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Let it in to a closed off room and keep it separate for a bit. Either call the vet and ask them to come scan it or take it in. (I know thats tough for you) Some expense would not bother me. I love siamese! What color are his points?
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Old 07-13-2010, 11:45 PM   #3
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We had a stray attach herself to us at Thanksgiving last year. After feeding for three days I took her to the shelter.

Three weeks later they called and told us she was scheduled to be put down so I went back an adopted her. Yeah, I had to pay the fee ($65).

The upside is the shelter did all the tests and had her spayed before we brought her back home to mingle with the incumbent kitty. They seem to get along better everyday (did I type that with a straight face)
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Old 07-14-2010, 05:47 AM   #4
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I am so glad I don't live close to you otherwise I'd be adding another to my collection. I have 2 inside kitties that I adopted, they were declawed before I got them (I don't believe in it myself) and I have 4 outside kitties. All 4 outside kitties wandered in and made themselves at home in our barn with the horses. They are allowed to stay if they agree to be spayed or neutered. We have some of the best rodent control in the area.
Some veterinarians have the scanners also and may be able to see if he/she has been chipped. But as you said, don't expose it to your kitties unless it's been tested first.
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Old 07-14-2010, 06:05 PM   #5
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well i guess i officially have another cat. it stuck around all night and slept in the bed i put out for it. this am i feed it and gave fresh water. it yowel so sadly at the door, that i just gave in and let him in. he and thomas are doing well together. actually they were nose to nose through the screen door. so disease would be transmitted anyway. am i rationalizing, you bet. i named him Charlie cause he just looks like a Charlie, sorta laid back. both cats are in the coolest spots that they can find. i saw him sniffing around the litter box but didn't actually see him use it. no messes so far. so say hello to Charlie
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"Hi, Charlie!" Enjoy your new loving family.
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How wonderful! I received a stray Siamese with amazing blue eyes a few years ago. She is the light of my life, well after DH. Love Charlie's name. Mine's name is Caffiene Latte' Du Cappuchino, we call her Latte'. When she was a baby she looked like a cup of coffee with the cream just poured in, cream colored swirled with brown. Now she's a perfect Chocolate Point. Thanks for loving this kitty!!!
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Let it in to a closed off room and keep it separate for a bit. Either call the vet and ask them to come scan it or take it in. (I know thats tough for you) Some expense would not bother me. I love siamese! What color are his points?

sorry, i meant to answer you, but i forgot. charlie is a cream color on his body moving into coffee color then into to black on his face, tail and feet. have no clue as to what he might be called. gonna research and find out. if you know, please tell me.
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