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Atheist Ailurophiles

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

Location: Earth, but space cats welcome.
Members: 247
Latest Activity: Aug 18

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We are the largest online group for non-theist ailurophiles.

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Camo cats

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 2. 42 Replies

Signs Your Cat Is In Pain

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

My Wonderful Morris-Kitty

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Sep 10, 2014. 25 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

Well-trained humans

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 11, 2013. 3 Replies

Swimming Cat Swims for his Life

Started by Lillie. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 14, 2013. 2 Replies

New fungus killing cats in Australia

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Natalie A Sera Jun 19, 2013. 1 Reply

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Comment by Plinius on March 9, 2016 at 12:13am

Beautiful, he knows exactly what to do, he's so confident!

Comment by Robert Lanktree on March 8, 2016 at 11:33pm

And...like it was no great feat either....

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2016 at 12:07pm

One step for cat, one giant leap for catkind.

Comment by Robert Lanktree on March 8, 2016 at 3:58am

Thanks for the thoughts, and as common as it may sound, keeping them in our conversations and memory is what we would all want. He was a loved family member and like all the cats that have lived with us, he was a unique personality and is genuinely missed. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 7, 2016 at 11:41am

Condolences for Timmy.

Comment by Plinius on March 7, 2016 at 10:02am

Timmy looked great! And I'm glad you put his well-being first!

Comment by Robert Lanktree on March 7, 2016 at 4:50am

I'm afraid Timmy died last March, at home with his family. Our daughter was advised to come see him that night (she originally found him at a shelter and we kept him after she left home) while she could. She spent some time with him on his last night, Timmy died while she was on her way home. Rough night and upsets me every time I recall it. I could not justify putting him through additional circumstances that would have made it harder on him at a clinic or whatever.

 

Comment by Plinius on March 7, 2016 at 3:49am

Thanks! It was a hard decision, and once that was over we realized how stressed we were ourselves. So we took time off to make ourselves and Dido calm and comfortable, and a few days later Dido began to gain a little weight. We keep him on low-fat food to avoid stomach trouble. He still looks horrible, but he indicates that he feels much better, even if he's weak from loss of muscle tissue.

What happened to Timmy and is he still among the living?

Comment by Robert Lanktree on March 7, 2016 at 3:30am

I am feeling your pain, we had the same a year ago almost to the day with our Timmy. He was so desperately opposed to travel and unusual sensory input that we decided to keep him comfortable at home. He had been misdiagnosed as well. I really hope your kitty sees this through. 

Comment by Plinius on March 2, 2016 at 10:37am

Two false cures now, and no diagnosis. The vet wants me to go to a specialist for the right diagnosis and cure, but I've refused.

It would mean that I would have to take Dido by train to another town, possibly a number of times. I won't do that to him, he's weak and nervous enough as it is now.

It would also mean that the financial drain would become too much for this household, and we wouldn't be certain of a cure.

So we decided two days ago to do nothing apart from good food and a quiet atmosphere, and wait and see what nature can do.

 

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