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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2014, 07:34:46 AM »


Done.  Would never leave a cat (or a dog) of mine un-neutered.

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2014, 08:24:42 AM »
thanks JB, for the record catholics have no problem with neutering

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #16 on: December 04, 2014, 22:23:11 PM »
done, neutering..... you know it makes sense
I'd like to know the results too please  ;)

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2014, 22:14:54 PM »
Ah , since there's more than one person interested in the results i'll just make a note and post the results on here when i'm done with the data collection. I appreciate all the replies so far, so thank you everyone!  :Luv:

That's a good idea hun  :hug:
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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2014, 22:08:37 PM »
Ah , since there's more than one person interested in the results i'll just make a note and post the results on here when i'm done with the data collection. I appreciate all the replies so far, so thank you everyone!  :Luv:

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2014, 22:05:23 PM »
Hi Sarraa, I've filled in your questionnaire. I do think pretty much everyone on this forum will be very pro neutering as most have rescue cats or are involved with shelters. They see the amount of unwanted pets that are born every year. So I don't think you will find it a very representative sample of the general cat owning public.

Good luck with your dissertation.

Thank you, don't worry, i'm pretty much expecting the majority of cat owners to be pro-neutering (even breeders). The benefits are really obvious  to anyone thinking of neutering their pet after all. Plus, all vets are constantly recommending that people neuter their pets ;) I have tried to share my questionnaire all over facebook and twitter too so hopefully that'll help to balance things out, maybe :)

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2014, 21:56:09 PM »
That's a good point JB! Thanks for telling us what the Islamic viewpoint is :)

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2014, 21:52:00 PM »
also done - one question, I really don't have any idea, are their gods who get that involved in day to day life that they don't approve of neutering????  :Crazy:

Haha, I see your point. ;D The reason I put that in is because I know that in Islam (because i'm a Muslim) we're not supposed to cause suffering to animals unless there is a real benefit to them. If there wasn't such a huge problem with overpopulation/abandonment of cats and dogs in the UK, there wouldn't be a reason to neuter them and it would count as putting them through unnecessary suffering. I had to double check that when I was getting my rescue cat neutered because I wasn't sure. This made me curious to know whether there were similar sort of guidelines in other religions. For all I know, Catholics might not approve of neutering because they don't believe in contraception and birth control. It applies to humans so it might apply to animals as well for all I know *shrugs* :)

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2014, 21:41:26 PM »
Completed.  Good luck with the dissertation really good questionnaire.  Would love to see the results.

Hi Sam, thanks for filling it out, I really appreciate it. If you want to send me an email at sarraa.abdulkader@hartpury.ac.uk i'll add you to my list of people to email with the results. That way i won't forget to send you the results :)

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2014, 20:47:50 PM »
Completed.  Good luck with the dissertation really good questionnaire.  Would love to see the results.
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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2014, 18:11:31 PM »

Hello ftom me amd my two hoolicats ;D
Completed form. Good luck
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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2014, 17:52:48 PM »
Completed. I agree that most of us here are likely to be strongly in favour of neutering.

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2014, 16:39:45 PM »
Completed JB. Good luck with the dissertation.

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2014, 14:14:58 PM »
I wondered about that one Dawn. I know traditionally Catholics don't use birth control but didn't think it included pets.

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2014, 13:44:29 PM »
also done - one question, I really don't have any idea, are their gods who get that involved in day to day life that they don't approve of neutering????  :Crazy:

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2014, 13:30:13 PM »
Completed

I am sure this forum would be interested in the result and as said below I think everyone  here will be pro-neatering.

Good luck  ;D

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Re: Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2014, 10:54:41 AM »
Hi Sarraa, I've filled in your questionnaire. I do think pretty much everyone on this forum will be very pro neutering as most have rescue cats or are involved with shelters. They see the amount of unwanted pets that are born every year. So I don't think you will find it a very representative sample of the general cat owning public.

Good luck with your dissertation.

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Hello, i'm here to pick the brains of all you awesome cat owners :)
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2014, 00:05:41 AM »
Hello fellow cat lovers, my name is Sarraa Abdulkader and I have one ginger and white, rescue moggie who goes by the name of Jelly (hence my username). She has me wrapped around her little paws and I love her to pieces  :Luv:

I’ve mainly joined the forum to pick the brains of all you cat owners out there :) As well as being a cat lover and owner, I’m also a final year university student doing my dissertation on the factors that influence the decision to neuter a cat or dog in the UK. I know it’s a topic that we all have to think about as cat owners and I'd love to know the reasons why you’ve decided to neuter (or not neuter) your cats. I’ve made a questionnaire for you to fill out and I'd really appreciate your help. :) Thanks in advance to all of you who take part! Here’s a link to my questionnaire: http://goo.gl/forms/stQmVmlfJN

If my post breaks the rules, tell me and i'll be happy to remove it  :thanks:

 


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