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Do you have a pet?

Unread post by The Sharky » Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:42 pm

Do you have a pet?

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Unread post by kwenga » Tue Apr 19, 2005 9:01 pm

Hi, here are mine: Ringo and Maggie
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Unread post by ceruleanwildfire » Wed Apr 20, 2005 10:54 am

Don't have pics with me right now so I can't show but here's my list. Two dogs, a labrodour cross and a ridgeback cross, and three cats.

Including my seasonal pets (Those who visit me and don't rightfully belong to me and are free to leave when they please) it would be; Two dogs, three cats, a bunch of bats, a family of swallows, oodles of guttaral toads and occasionally a striped river frog.

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Unread post by Nico » Sat Jul 09, 2005 11:39 pm

We have 6 dogs, two great Deen, two German shepherds, bloodhound and a little dog. 7 cats and a male roedeer and every night we get visit from about 20 wild pigs and foxes. :lol:

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Unread post by saraf » Thu Jul 14, 2005 10:43 pm

Cat lover too.

This is Oscar.

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Jul 16, 2005 6:04 pm

I have four dogs:
A 10 year old fox terrier
1 rescue black labrador
1 rescue white labrador
1 dog who could earn title "ugliest dog in the world". He was a gift from my gardener.

I have six cats.
1 12 year old ginger tabbie, rescued from a roof
1 very battered Siamese (had a bad encounter with a car)
1 beauty also called Oscar (also a tabbie) looks wildcat
1 Calico, currently being treated for skin cancer
1 Balinese, Casper
1 Havana Brown, Slinky
last two from "friends of the cat"

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I also have seven very large Koi fish.
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Unread post by corine » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:12 am

I had a hubbie too, but after 20 years he appeared not to be that domesticated at all, he recently ran of with a new owner. Now I still have a cat, Indy and a rabbit, Stormy, and they are very reliable. They actually belong to my two sons, but I'm also fond of them.

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Unread post by mervifwdc » Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:04 pm

we've got 4 dogs, 2 are about 7 years old, 2 are about 9 months.
And yes, they are a handful!
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Unread post by The Sharky » Sat Oct 15, 2005 8:17 pm

New photo's of the world famous dog ever!! Chief alias Mr. Baby (but is a she, but her name is Mister Baby :))

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My father must do her head to the camera. She was to bussy with play
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Unread post by Yvonne B. » Tue Jan 31, 2006 11:01 pm

Ready for the next introduction? Number three in the catfamily is a 8 year-old male, named Rakker (translation: rasqual). Oh if I ever thought better before I named him like that. Came from the animalshelter as a 6 month old kitten, more dead than alive. Broken tail, burned, skin to bone, very ill. The vets told me, if he would make it, he would never grow into a real big cat. How wrong they were! He is a giant as well, and 2 hobby's: misschief and more misschief :roll: Favourite position: laying in your arms, whole day, every day. Favourite sport: jumping from a high position, on his sleeping boss (Nico), who has absolutely no sense of humour on those moments.

Image Rakker, making new plans, for more misschief

The next one is a 7 year old male, called Tobey. He's actually the only one that has no "history" of abuse. He usually behaves like he lost his marbles, so usually we call him "Dopey".
Has very strange habits, pulling himself up at lose cloths, and fall down again, play dead and roll over, always at the wrong side, so he falls down the table again. Going from one room to another, jumping half a meter high as he is passing a threshold, etc. Favourite position: hanging around somebody's neck. Favourite sport and hobby: EATING!!!

Image Tobey between two meals, sleeping infront of a logfire

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another one

Unread post by Yvonne B. » Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:20 am

So here the next family member, number 6 of the cats, with a special story. It is a 5 year old female, called Claire. She was thrown in a plastic bag in the forest, was found and brought to the animal shelter. Than at age of 7 weeks she got a new owner, but was not totally healthy, so she was thrown in the woods again, brought to the shelter again, in a terrible condition. At that time I had some trainings in the animal shelter, and at once she was sitting in front of me, looking up looking very straight in my eyes (and climbed in my heart at the same time, but I was in total deniel). I rushed out, didn´t want to bring in more cats. Few days later I was there again, and she was looking at me again, through the glass wall. Again I turned away, being resonable. That was the 10th of September 2001. As we all know what happend on the 11th of September that year, I was, like everybody, shocked about that. That evening I (together with my family) decided that, against so much bad things happening, something good had to be done. So next morning I went to the shelter and took her out, home. Say yourself, being thrown away once is bad, but go through that twice, is really ugly.
So she came to us, tiny, thin and a severe pneumonia. After long treatment, she recovered, but allways stayed very small. She is a very modest and shy cat, never TAKE attention, but always wait untill she gets some.


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Unread post by Bothali » Sun Mar 05, 2006 12:47 pm

Here is the pic of Coco. I don't have pictures of the other two.

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Unread post by Tawny » Mon Mar 06, 2006 10:30 am

Hi, I'm a new forumite member. I am Elsa's Daughter-in-law, and Jock's Sister-in-law and also a lover of the Kruger and other game parks. However I don't get to go as often as I would like! We are scheduled for a trip this May/June and can't wait!

I have two miniature Daxies, a boy - Monty (8yrs) and a girl - Sasha (4 yrs). They are my "children" and go pretty much everywhere with us.

Will post a pic as soon as I figure out how to!!!
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Unread post by Jay » Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:09 pm

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this is Cloud aka albino Garfield :wink: ..and an opportunity to test Gwen's pic posting advice :lol:

check the snail on the pole that sneaked into the photo :wink:

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Unread post by katydownunder » Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:34 am

The dog I am now talking about is not exactly ours but she belongs to very close relatives (I hope this counts as well )
During the few moments of sunshine yesterday I was on an Easter stroll with our relatives and their dog.
Her name is Goldi.
She is just gorgeous.A very friendly little doggi.
She was born November last year and moved in around Christmas.
Goldi is a Jack-Russell-Mix with unbelievable power.
On this pic (which was quite hard to take as she was running around at high speed all the time) you can see her (the brown little sweety in the foreground)with a new acquaintance in the park.
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He just cam out of the water and gave her a little shower.

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