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  1. #1
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    *sigh* 6/13 UPDATE

    This beautiful creature is 15 years old and his family wants to "get rid" of him because they're moving to a place that doesn't take pets. This poor old man is 15 for God's sake!!! This just angers me beyond SO many levels. I'm just glad he'll be in a loving home rather than, well, you can imagine what COULD'VE happened.

    Well, to make a long story short, he's coming home with me tomorrow. The owners live right around the corner from where I'm pet sitting. So I'll pick him up on my way home. My friend Linda also offered to take him so he very well might be at her home. It's a win win situation.

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    His name is Silvester. But I'm gonna call him Silly.
    Last edited by moosmom; 06-13-2013 at 12:37 PM.

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    I just don't understand how people can leave a cat behind, one they had for so many years. Outrageous!!

    He looks like a gorgeous boy. So glad you are able to take him,
    Randi



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  3. #3
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    Donna, I am SO glad you are rescuing him. That kind of story breaks my heart. God bless you and Silly and your friend Linda.

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    He sure is a handsome blue boy. Thanks so much for being able to help him in his time of need. I'll never understand people like this either. They make my blood boil.
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    OMC! He looks like my cat and they are close in age! He's beautiful! ((((HUGS)))) Moosmom, you are amazing!
    Yikes! I've been Boo'd ... right off of the stage!
    Aaahh, I have been defrosted! Thank you, Bonny and Asiel!
    Brrrr, I've been Frosted! Thank you, Asiel and Pomtzu!


    "That's the power of kittens (and puppies too, of course): They can reduce us to quivering masses of Jell-O in about two seconds flat and make us like it. Good thing they don't have opposable thumbs or they'd surely have taken over the world by now." -- Paul Lukas

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    Silvester Silly, this is for you and Moosmom
    Yikes! I've been Boo'd ... right off of the stage!
    Aaahh, I have been defrosted! Thank you, Bonny and Asiel!
    Brrrr, I've been Frosted! Thank you, Asiel and Pomtzu!


    "That's the power of kittens (and puppies too, of course): They can reduce us to quivering masses of Jell-O in about two seconds flat and make us like it. Good thing they don't have opposable thumbs or they'd surely have taken over the world by now." -- Paul Lukas

    Cassie's Catster page: http://www.catster.com/cats/448678

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