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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time (HOMED)
« Reply #104 on: March 03, 2010, 14:00:49 PM »
Video is great! So pleased the big, beautiful boy has been offerd a home   :Luv2: :Luv2: :Luv2:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #103 on: March 02, 2010, 15:43:53 PM »
That's good news for Wilf and also for some lucky person or people  ;D
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #102 on: March 02, 2010, 15:02:48 PM »
Fantastic news - well done.  I hope he'll be very happy  :Luv2: - Im sure his new slave(s) will be.

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #101 on: March 02, 2010, 14:40:49 PM »
Huzzah for Wilf! I hope you've found your forever fabulous home.

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #100 on: March 02, 2010, 13:53:44 PM »
I'm so pleased, way to go Wilf  :Luv:

Love his video too, he's such a cuddlebum  :Luv2: :Luv2:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #99 on: March 02, 2010, 13:49:49 PM »
what lovely news!

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #98 on: March 02, 2010, 13:03:25 PM »
That's great news  ;D
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #97 on: March 02, 2010, 12:57:29 PM »
Great news and hope you have a very happy home Wilf  ;D

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #96 on: March 02, 2010, 10:21:47 AM »
That's fantastic news.   ;D

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #95 on: March 02, 2010, 10:05:39 AM »
Well someone's got their work cut out providing Wilf with the fuss he has come to expect  :Luv2: :Luv2: :Luv2: :Luv2: :Luv2: 

What a corker  :Luv: :Luv: :Luv:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #94 on: March 02, 2010, 09:57:11 AM »
Yeayyy! Good luck, Wilf. :Luv:




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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #93 on: March 02, 2010, 09:38:49 AM »
Well good news this morning folks!  - Wilf is booked!  yyaayyy
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #92 on: March 01, 2010, 20:12:05 PM »
Oh purrrleeeze - I mean to say - has he no pride...?!    He's unashamedly loving all of the fussness - throwing himself to the floor in an ecstasy of affectionaterinuss!!  :doh:  How wonderful to see.  Love love love Wilf!  How can he not find a home?  He's super!  ;D

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #91 on: March 01, 2010, 17:39:20 PM »
 :Luv2: :Luv2: I grinned the whole way through that, what a big softie he is, he's lovely !!
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #90 on: March 01, 2010, 17:23:33 PM »
He has turned into a big old soppy  :Luv2:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #89 on: March 01, 2010, 17:04:24 PM »
What an adorable boy  ;D

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #88 on: March 01, 2010, 15:59:50 PM »
nothing of the stray cat about him now - he looks the picture of good health :Luv:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Video 01/03/10
« Reply #87 on: March 01, 2010, 15:55:56 PM »
 :Luv2:  I want him,  I want him  (stamps feet in a paddy) :Luv:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #86 on: March 01, 2010, 15:22:43 PM »
As promised although rather later than intended - a wee video of Wilfred enjoying some loving!   :Luv2:  :Luv2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_o2EPd0rng

Beginning bit shaky as he couldnt make his mind up where he was going to settle! lol

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #85 on: February 25, 2010, 19:02:19 PM »
I love him  ;D

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #84 on: February 25, 2010, 12:22:31 PM »
Handsome old timer, isn't he? :)




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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #83 on: February 25, 2010, 12:15:56 PM »
  ;D Great photos of Wilf, I love that cat  :Luv2:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #82 on: February 25, 2010, 12:06:32 PM »
He's my kinda cat  :Luv:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #81 on: February 25, 2010, 11:57:02 AM »



Cor - he's a right old cuddlebum!   Bless him  ;D  Bet he's a good cleaner-out-erer  :evillaugh:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #80 on: February 25, 2010, 11:08:47 AM »
Here are a few update photo's of Wilfred for you all that we got when he was helping me clean out the other day - he is doing SO well - enjoy!  ;D







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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #79 on: February 13, 2010, 20:47:06 PM »
Take your time hun, we know your busy!  ;) :hug:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #78 on: February 13, 2010, 09:59:56 AM »
Just a wee update on Wilfred and to say sorry I don't have a vid yet - we are utterly swamped here at the moment and besides the odd update on facebook we're running around like headless chooks!

Wilfred is doing really well though and we have now set up a homing page for him our own website.  Will definitely do my best to get a video of him very soon.  promise :hug:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #77 on: January 25, 2010, 11:14:09 AM »
 :Luv: :Luv: Wilfred. Looking forward to videos!




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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #76 on: January 25, 2010, 07:11:46 AM »
It brings a huge smile to my face, so goodness knows how good you're feeling, let alone Wilf, bless him.  :Luv:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #75 on: January 24, 2010, 23:47:25 PM »
This is very heartwarming to read..... Im so happy for him that he is now safe and loved!  :Luv2: :hug:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #74 on: January 24, 2010, 18:13:18 PM »
.. he is such a sweetie and has the most amazing purr - he purrs through his nose!!!  :Luv2: lol   sounds as though he is chuffing at you lol


Spooky - that is EXACTLY what his namesake used to do  :Crazy:  I've never heard a purr like it before or since.  We need a video with sound  :)

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #73 on: January 24, 2010, 13:22:56 PM »
This fella is going to make someone a very very special companion and they will be SOOO lucky to have him.   :Luv2: :Luv2:

I have no doubt about that what a smashing fella he is  :Luv2: :Luv2:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #72 on: January 24, 2010, 13:01:00 PM »
Just a wee update on Wilf (and get things back on track!  ;-)   ) lol   ;)

He is doing brilliantly well and I have to say I really really love this ol boy.  :Luv2:  he is such a sweetie and has the most amazing purr - he purrs through his nose!!!  :Luv2: lol   sounds as though he is chuffing at you lol

Have said to Paul that I am going to try and get a wee video of him for you all later on so that you can see the difference in this fantastic lad.    :)

I was either very brave or very stupid the other night and did ask him for a kiss - however I recevied a kiss though more Glasgae kiss than anything!  ouch!  :Crazy:

This fella is going to make someone a very very special companion and they will be SOOO lucky to have him.  I'm just glad that we were contacted about him and could let him have the good life for the rest of his days.  :Luv2: :Luv2:
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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #71 on: January 23, 2010, 00:00:57 AM »
Thanks, Julie, your kind words said it all!  Will seriously consider fostering and will discuss with OH. x :) 







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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #70 on: January 22, 2010, 23:59:21 PM »
hope you can twist your ohs arm lizzie cos i am sure some fur to cuddle would help him  :hug: :hug:

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #69 on: January 22, 2010, 23:47:55 PM »
... the next one, Lizzie. There's always a next one.  :doh: That's what stops you getting too attached. Wave them goodbye out the door with a proud smile and think about the good you've done for them while they stayed with you. Then scrub everything, freshen the place up and bring the next one in from the cold.  :briggin:

Wilfred is adorable.  :naughty: But I'm sure MKR won't mind me saying he's a lucky one as he's got his nice box now.  :evillaugh: It's the other Wilfreds still waiting that my mind is always on.  :'(

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« Reply #68 on: January 22, 2010, 23:40:25 PM »
Yeah, we've done a short term foster a while back - it's quite difficult as you get so attached!!!  It's a good idea and I will suggest to hubby.  He's such an emotional person (bless him) - we've been through a few bereavements of close family lately that, I think, has affected him and made him over emotional at the moment.

I'm thinking of perhaps applying to volunteer at a shelter for cleaning out etc. as I'm quite experienced with many cat characters, ferals, timids, torties with attitude etc.!

Isn't Wilfred just a gem - when I see characters like Wilfred, it reminds me of what I am missing! :(




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« Reply #67 on: January 22, 2010, 23:23:38 PM »
Lizzie, have you talked about fostering? If you and hubby knew from the outset it was temporary and you are giving shelter to a cat with nowhere to go, you could still have all the benefits of having a puss around and also the great sense of pride that you've helped save a life.  :wow: ;)

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« Reply #66 on: January 22, 2010, 23:11:56 PM »
Oh, after reading about Wilfred, it makes me so much more keen to rehome another puss!  We lost our last 18 year old puss a year ago and our other oldie 2 years prior to that and hubby said NO MORE as he can't cope with the upset and being too attached etc.

We've now been without our puss for nearly a year and it's rotten - no wailing to wake us up the mornings at 5am, no scratched carpets or side of chairs, no litter strewn all over the house, no 'presents' left for us to admire, no hair on the furniture/beds/or on black clothes, no kneading on laps, no puss contained inside the duvet cover when making the bed (funny how they like to go there at that time)  I'd go back to all this IN A MINUTE if we could JUST have another feline friend.  It's just trying to persuade hubby to agree .... (any tips welcome)!
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If, in a few months I can persuade hubby to change his mind, I will certainly be contacting Mad Kitty Rescue (we're not too far away) to see if we could possibly rehome a feline friend, they sound SO DEDICATED to the work that they do!

Good luck with Wilfred, he's just AMAZING!

 

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Re: Wilfred - old boy whose been living rough a long time - Update 19/01
« Reply #65 on: January 20, 2010, 09:03:32 AM »
oh he's a big old bruiser that is for sure!  but such a gentle giant to the hissing wild thing that came in a week or two ago.  As soon as you call his name now he comes wandering out of his box.  He loves his box and you'd be surprised at how he manages to get himself in and turned around in it!  lol :Luv2:

He is such a happy wee soul now and even took an interest in playing. He reminds me SOOO much of our henry and I'm so glad we could be there to help him rather than him know nothing but the streets for the rest of his days.  he is going to make someone a real sweetie pie of a cat one day soon!  :Luv2:
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