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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #41 on: August 28, 2010, 22:13:27 PM »
Looks like alovely place

I have 15 acres and live in the middle of nowhere and have several cats does this make me a mad cat lady :rofl:

LOL yes Liz! Cramar is a lovely place but would love to see yours!  :rofl:

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #40 on: August 28, 2010, 22:03:07 PM »
Looks like alovely place

I have 15 acres and live in the middle of nowhere and have several cats does this make me a mad cat lady :rofl:
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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #39 on: August 28, 2010, 20:56:05 PM »
Thanks again, Ella and Effie!  :hug:

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #38 on: August 28, 2010, 18:35:10 PM »
Beautiful pics

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #37 on: August 27, 2010, 10:30:11 AM »


Ohh dear  .. i think i just lost me heart again! :catlove: Those two are sooo stunning  :Luv: :Luv: :Luv: so like my Ochi & Rio (rip).  I sooo wish i had a bigger house with 20 acres of safe land around cause i really want to become a mad cat lady!!  :evillaugh:

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Don't we all Tan!   :hug:

Gail, maybe see you next year! Can't you change her name? I didn't go in the Paddocks-too busy!   :hug:

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #36 on: August 27, 2010, 10:05:47 AM »
Here's the video i mentioned!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDLM1yT6TVo

Ohh dear  .. i think i just lost me heart again! :catlove: Those two are sooo stunning  :Luv: :Luv: :Luv: so like my Ochi & Rio (rip).  I sooo wish i had a bigger house with 20 acres of safe land around cause i really want to become a mad cat lady!!  :evillaugh:

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #35 on: August 27, 2010, 09:02:41 AM »
I didnt go this year Shirley - Still cut up about Sid  :'( .     Pain will ease in time.

I still sponser my Feral babes
Tabitha  the tabby and my new girl Granny. She's a gorgeous 5 year old tortie, not sure i like her name though, bless.



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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #34 on: August 27, 2010, 07:48:36 AM »
Here's the video i mentioned!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDLM1yT6TVo

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #33 on: August 27, 2010, 07:47:19 AM »
It went really well, thanks Tan! The weather was brilliant-i actually got sunburnt, after we'd had torrential rain on and off the day before when we were trying to set up!  :Crazy: There are SO many beautiful  cats and in the kitten block........oooooohhh!  :Luv2: Lots of mums and kittens in the maternity block, one of which reduced me to tears-a torti with FIVE babies, gingers and blacks.  :Luv2: She came up to the mesh and meeowed as if to say 'please take me with you' Heartbreaking  :'(
I took a short, very wobbly video (i was on my knees and am decrepit  :rofl: ) of another couple of babies in there-their mum wasn't worried and was having a wash  :Luv2:
I met a couple of CC ladies (one of whom i'd missed by a few feet last year-she'd seen 'Shirley' on my name tag but didn't like to ask, so this time i put my surname on as well! She's taken a photo in the Paddocks and my legs are on the photo  :rofl:
I was hoping to meet Gail and Rosella from Purrs, but don't know if they went?

BTW Mr & Mrs CDS were there-they said they'd come hoping i'd be there to get an update on Charlie!  ;D

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #32 on: August 26, 2010, 22:49:12 PM »
How did it go Shirley?

Hope it went well :)

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #31 on: August 01, 2010, 08:16:10 AM »
Can't believe it's been almost a year since the last one, but this year's is here! Sunday, 22nd August from midday onwards (tho people started coming earlier last year!) Another great day to look forward to!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #30 on: August 24, 2009, 08:36:18 AM »
Well it was a great day yesterday! The weather was really nice so loads of people turned up! Hope they made lots of money for the pussies but, more importantly, had a lot of interest in rehoming the gorgeous cats there!
I'm shattered cos i was there 2 days, am old and a physical wreck, but i enjoyed it! Roll on next year!



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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #29 on: August 21, 2009, 12:59:35 PM »
It's this Sunday! Come along if you want a treat!!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #28 on: August 09, 2009, 08:58:58 AM »
Hi all, just realised i'd put the wrong DAY on here-it's actually SUNDAY, 23rd August from 12 noon, NOT Saturday!  2 weeks today! (I have changed the original post now!)

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #27 on: August 02, 2009, 06:51:52 AM »
Just a reminder, it's 3 weeks today!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #26 on: July 21, 2009, 16:36:05 PM »
Another one-he's not feral, just waiting for a home awwww






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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #25 on: July 21, 2009, 16:33:16 PM »
That's what i thought, but some of them have been there so long now and are used to the girls feeding them and cleaning out the pens. One or two of them have been tried in a home environment, but had to be returned cos they go mental! I've very often walked through the paddock with half a dozen of them following me (feel like the Pied Piper) and wanting fuss!


                             



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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #24 on: July 21, 2009, 14:18:52 PM »
Lovely pics  :Luv:
If they sit on your lap then they arent feral!


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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #23 on: July 21, 2009, 09:26:48 AM »
Last one for now! This is Ben, one of the ferals in the paddock, on my lap for a fuss!!! You can't believe some of them ARE feral! They're all gorgeous-all 110 of them!!









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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #22 on: July 21, 2009, 09:23:19 AM »
And another                                         !

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #21 on: July 21, 2009, 09:20:35 AM »
Just thought i'd put some more piccies from Cramar on here!                     

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2009, 23:14:10 PM »
No Worries hun. There are loads of ways to support the rescues and you posting this about Cramar is great.  ;D :hug:

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2009, 23:02:42 PM »
Thanks Tan!

 

I'd love to get involved in your £2 per month idea, but i've been redundant since 30th April so i need every penny-had to cancel lots of stuff!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2009, 22:26:58 PM »
Wishing the very best for thae day for cramar hun  ;D :donate2:

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2009, 20:43:33 PM »
  :thanks:  :thankyou: Getting there!  :gimme:
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Hope so too Helen!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2009, 20:20:50 PM »
You just need to add a space between the colon of the 'smiley' and the next word  ;) You can edit your own post by clicking 'modify' in the top right hand corner of the post  :)

Edit to add: Hope the day goes well and lots of dosh is raised for a worthy cause  ;D
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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2009, 20:06:15 PM »
Nearly!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2009, 20:05:06 PM »
Am :summer 3: :summer 3: :summer 3:azing-this technology goes right over my head, but i'll have a go!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2009, 19:47:41 PM »
Not really Shirley, just click on the text which says 'more' above the reply box and hey presto... you'll find them there! :wow:

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2009, 18:08:01 PM »
Love the graphics (?) so clever!

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« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2009, 16:19:43 PM »
Fingers crossed they get lots of this :summer 1: but none of this :rainin: on the day!
(The year before last was dreadful and Avon Cat Rescue - who always have a stall there as well, had their gazebo blown inside out and ruined)


I'm already a member and can highly recommend the newsletter!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2009, 12:40:36 PM »
Hi , just had a call from Janet at Cramar today to ask me to put something on here to ask if anyone would like to become a 'member' of Cramar.
Send an SAE to Janet Blanch c/o Cramar Cat rescue, Hopwood Road, Birmingham, B48 7TW. It costs £9 per year for a household, £7.50 per adult or £4 for pensioners. If you want a twice yearly newsletter, that's a £1 one off charge. Please help , everyone.

Hi Jasmine, i CAN be a volunteer on open day-yaaaaaaah!!!
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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2009, 16:24:39 PM »
I'm going to ask if they need another pair of hands anyway. I've been there so many times this year and all i do is stroke the cats while the girls are working away! Feel guilty! So i might be one of those shaking the tin lol

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« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2009, 13:50:34 PM »
Do they let the public walk through the Paddocks? I always go in, but assumed that's because i'm looking for my little boy.
Yep... but they do warn you first that many of the cats don't like to be touched and may lash out (I guess they have to cover themselves).  They also have volunteers manning the entrance/exits 'armed' with collection tins. ;D 

It would be nice to say hello on the day-we'll have to get little name tags printed lol
Oh yes, think we will have to - last year, Rosella and Gail (another Purrs member) went and said what they'd be wearing, but I never saw them!  Must order Purrs badges this year everyone!

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2009, 13:24:52 PM »
Hi  Jasmine, it certainly has been an emotional rollercoaster! At the moment, i'm thinking someone's possibly taken him in (like some of those on catchat, who're looking after ferals) I've got him registered on loads of websites now, thanks to people on the sites telling me about them! Im sure he could be brought round with 1  to 1 contact. He was only ever used to me and Mike and was so fussy with us. I just wish i knew.

I'd never heard of Cramar before, so this will be my first open day. Do they let the public walk through the Paddocks? I always go in, but assumed that's because i'm looking for my little boy.

It would be nice to say hello on the day-we'll have to get little name tags printed lol



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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2009, 12:57:27 PM »
Hi Shirley,

I've been following your post on Catchat, what an emotional rollercoaster you've been on. :hug:
I do hope that your grey boy returns, or finds sanctuary elsewhere.
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I have been to Cramar's Open Day every year since moving to Warwickshire; I love the Paddocks!
(This date is already pencilled in my diary!)

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2009, 22:01:06 PM »
That's a shame, Millys mom, you'll be missing a treat! I don't think many from the Midlands come on these sites! I hope the weather's good too, fingers crossed!

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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2009, 21:08:25 PM »
I hope the weather is good for the open day  ;D wrong end of the country for me tho :doh:


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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2009, 20:49:48 PM »
Hi, you're only the 2nd person i've told about Cramar that's ever heard of it!! I've been on Catchat since about Feb cos a semi feral i'd taken there has escaped (he's gorgeous and was born 6  years ago in the factory where i worked till i was made redundant-he's on every website i can find!)
Have you been round the Paddock? Some of them come for a fuss like your own cat, don't they? I've been going over a lot to try to find my little grey baby-i could stay there all day, i love it!
Will you be going to the Open day then?
The people i speak to on Catchat live all over the country and would love to come but it's too far. They would all love a place like Cramar near to them, they think it's amazing! (Well, it is!)
Here's a pic of my little missing boy

p.s. i've been trying to find the local paper to run a story on him, but had no luck-do you know?

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Re: Cramar cat rescue open day.
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2009, 19:25:49 PM »
Aaah now this is close to our home and hearts   :Luv:

The furry guys 'n gals in feral enclosure (The Paddocks) are our favourite local charity  :Luv2: :Luv2: :Luv2:

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