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Atheist Ailurophiles

All things cat, and the nontheist people who love them.

Location: Earth, but space cats welcome.
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We are the largest online group for non-theist ailurophiles.

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Munchkin – My Bestest Buddy

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Feb 16. 3 Replies

My Wonderful Morris-Kitty

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Idaho Spud Feb 16. 29 Replies

Camo cats

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jan 30. 45 Replies

Cat Food Recall

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Robert Lanktree Jan 8. 1 Reply

The never ending battle

Started by Joan Denoo Nov 4, 2016. 0 Replies

Signs Your Cat Is In Pain

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Mar 1, 2016. 1 Reply

Fancy Feast and slavery

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Aug 31, 2015. 1 Reply

Cat videos are good for you

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Jun 25, 2015. 7 Replies

How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Grinning Cat Mar 24, 2015. 10 Replies

Sugarless gum kills pets

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Nov 16, 2014. 4 Replies

London Cat

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Apr 22, 2014. 8 Replies

Calli May 16th 2003 - Feb 9th 2011

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 3, 2014. 5 Replies

8 Ways to Make Your Senior Cat Happy

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 8, 2013. 4 Replies

Mommy's widdle fwuffiekins cwosses the "Rainbow Bridge"

Started by Little Name Atheist. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 11, 2013. 21 Replies

Experience with Exercise Wheels?

Started by Sarah Walton. Last reply by Sarah Walton Sep 18, 2013. 7 Replies

I Can Has Cheezburger

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Comment by Loren Miller on February 10, 2017 at 11:15am

I'm terribly sorry to hear about Dido, Chris.  We've lost two cats in the past three or four years and in both cases, we euthanized them because we didn't want them to suffer (and in Boo's case, I have no doubt but that she was hurting).

There's no easy answer for this one, I'm afraid, at least not from where I sit.

Comment by Idaho Spud on February 10, 2017 at 10:54am

Plinius, I'm sorry about your friend Dido.

If I'm correct, 1000 Euros is $1060, that's a horrible price for nothing.  Even for something.

Comment by Plinius on February 10, 2017 at 10:17am

My poor friend Dido won´t be with us long. Diarrea for half a year until I found the food that stopped the flow. The vet did examinations and sent bills but couldn´t/wouldn´t do anything that helped. Dido was far too stressed at that point, he made it very clear that he didn´t want to leave the house. So I listened to him, made him comfortable and calm, and he seemed to get better...

He was happy and almost his old self again, but in the months that followed he slowly lost weight. I didn´t go back to the useless vet, thought about another vet, but suspected to lose another 1000 Euros and hearing that that vet knows nothing either.

So no vet, but Dido is emaciated in spite of all he ate. He seems to have stopped eating today and turned incontinent.

I´m reading on the Internet about ´letting nature have her way´ vs having your cat put to sleep. It´s another YES-NO discussion and it makes me sadder still.

Who has any experience with cats dying like this?

This is of course an older pic of Dido in happy days...

  

Comment by Grinning Cat on January 25, 2017 at 4:10pm

Common household appliances: blender and mixer, labeled, behind orange tabby cat labeled 'Shredder'

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 23, 2017 at 2:58pm

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Comment by Idaho Spud on January 23, 2017 at 2:56pm

Comment by Grinning Cat on January 20, 2017 at 1:04pm

It ain't over 'til the cat lady sings!

Comment by Grinning Cat on January 20, 2017 at 1:03pm

If you're going to caterwaul, might as well go all the way!

(Gray, black, and white tabby wearing a knitted brown and white horned helmet) Tonight's entertainment will be Wagner's Ring Cycle in its entirety - starting at one a.m. sharp beneath your bedroom window(from Cheezburger: "Get ready for fifteen hours of opera!")

Comment by Idaho Spud on November 12, 2016 at 4:58pm

That's a good chuckle Qiana.

 

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