Atheist Ailurophiles

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

Location: Earth, but space cats welcome.
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Discussion Forum

Camo cats

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Apr 7. 37 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

I Can Has Cheezburger

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Comment by sk8eycat on July 23, 2013 at 11:03pm

Two bees, oar knot 2B?

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 23, 2013 at 7:22pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 14, 2013 at 1:22pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 3, 2013 at 12:01am

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on June 24, 2013 at 7:25pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on June 21, 2013 at 7:01pm

I like the way you described your cat recruitment, Chris.

Comment by Plinius on June 19, 2013 at 12:49am

Hi Sk8eycat, I understood the problem. My fundie family had the same lovely xtian view on animals - that they're here as food and tools for mankind and nobody needs to think about how the animals feel. So my point is; even if you grow up among the barbarians, you can still think for yourself.

Here puppy mills are prohibited, but there are always illegal breeders busy, or illegal imports going on. Sensible people get their animals from the animal protection shelters or from a litter they have seen themselves. Or you can buy an animal with a pedigree from a certified breeder. The cats that lived with me were always from the category: "Come with me, for no one else will take care of you." And they took care of me.

Comment by sk8eycat on June 18, 2013 at 11:18am

Chris, the problem with the Amish (some, anyway) is that they don't CARE. Puppy/kitten mills are an obscene business, and they are legal in the USA...licensed by the Department of Agriculture, but very rarely inspected.

They buy dogs (mostly females) that are AKC registered, and then breed them to AKC registered males as often as possible till they die. All you have to do to register a litter of puppies is fill out the forms and mail them to the AKC. Nobody checks to see if the puppies OR the dam and sire are healthy, or are kept in clean kennels with plenty of space...and fed well.

Chris, I know you don't live in the US, and I don't know if this ghastly pet-breeding business goes on in Europe, but if anyone who is reading this sees "AKC Registered" puppies (especially the latest fad breed) for sale in a "pet store," please do NOT buy anything in that establishment. Not even a bag of kibble.  The puppies are registered, but they are likely to have genetic defects, and won't live very long.

Here in Southern California we have shut down several pet stores that got their "merchandise" from puppy mills, and we have also convinced other stores to either stop selling live animals altogether, or allow non-profit rescue organizations bring dogs, cats, bunnies, etc. in one or two days a week for people to adopt.

Okay.  Sermon over.  For now.

Comment by Plinius on June 18, 2013 at 6:28am

The more you love them, the more pain when they're ill and die. Some people even say that they won't take a cat again, because it hurts so much. I took other cats up till now. And all the nine cats I had to take to the vet for their last painkiller seem to stay with me - that is... I see their faces in things that remind me of them, I can still hear their jokes and laugh about their pranks.

Comment by Kosak Grabovsky on June 18, 2013 at 4:41am

Lost a 14 year old cat that i had from a kitten last year. Know the pain.


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