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Offline Ela

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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2008, 13:58:04 PM »
Our rescue would also be happy to home as long as it was an indoor cat.
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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2008, 13:43:53 PM »
Hi i have an indoor cat that already lives in an apartment.

http://nottingham.gumtree.com/cgi-bin/show_posting.pl?posting_id=28475937
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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2008, 14:23:26 PM »
I can't think of any reason why you couldn't adopt and indoor only cat!

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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2008, 21:43:51 PM »
 :welcome: to Purrs

I've moved your link to the Looking to Adopt section but just realised you're really still investigating so will move it back.

I see no issue with having a cat that can travel with you during the summer holidays, especially an indoor cat.


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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2008, 21:35:35 PM »
Hi and  :welcome: to Purrs,

As the others have said there is no reason why a furbabe couldn't adjust to your "lifestyle". 

An indoor only kitty would be best ... there are so many "special needs" babies that would love to live you.
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Offline Michelle (furbabystar)

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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2008, 21:31:34 PM »
I dont see why not !!
Lots of people take their cats when they visit family

Maybe you could give a home to a deaf or FIV or even a FeLV cat !!!!

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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2008, 21:06:24 PM »
Hi, there are lots of cats that would be happy living in a flat, I have a gorgeous little boy in at the moment, he has one eye and needs to be in an indoor home.  I'm sure if you search the rescues you will find what you are looking for.  What area are you in?

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Re: Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2008, 21:06:10 PM »
I have indoor cats and they regularly travel with me to my mums for Christmas, weekends etc.  Each time they get to Mums they explore the whole house top to bottom and then flop somewhere and are happy kitties  ;)

But, they are indoor cats and are not allowed out so there are no concerns re going out and getting lost

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Can I offer a cat a decent home?
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2008, 21:01:31 PM »
Hello :)

I have wanted to get my own cat for a long time, but it has not been possible as I previously lived in a small second floor flat. I have just moved to a bigger first floor flat and I think that it might be more viable now, but I am worried about two things:

1) There is no garden with my flat and there are a lot of roads nearby
2) I am a teacher, and I often spend the holidays visiting my parents

I would like to know whether cat lovers think it would be reasonable to own a cat under these circumstances. I am more than willing to bring the cat with me to my parents' house if I go there to visit, but my mum seems to think that a cat would not travel well and would not be able to adjust to two different environments. The holidays I am talking about are the long ones of maybe 4-6 weeks at a time.

At the end of the day I don't want to get a cat if I can't do it justice in looking after it, so I'm looking for honest opinions!

 


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