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  • Pictures of Horses with Cats

    I got a great one this afternoon. I went out into the pasture to scratch the colt while the water tank was filling, and little Ruby insisted on accompanying me. Ruby is the most skittish thing alive and after I trapped her would shake like Wile E. Coyote on earthquake pills, which she continued for weeks. Hands down the most terrified cat I have ever caught. I kept her shut up far longer post spay than most barn cat applicants I'm taming because I knew until some bond was established, she would freak out and bolt. She still after a few years freaks out and bolts at any noise or strange person, but she is quite attached to me, and lately, she's insisted on going out into the pasture with me when I go out to talk to the horses. I chase her back (extremely easy to do; look at this cat wrong, and she jumps) when I'm going to be working them, but she goes along otherwise, still quivering a bit with nerves, staying absolutely glued to my leg, but she could stay outside the pasture, and she wants to stay with me instead.

    The colt is the most friendly, sociable thing alive and thinks the world is just waiting to hand him an invitation to its party. I cannot wait to ride this one down the road. Easiest horse to take a picture of I've ever had, because the ears are ALWAYS up. Without exception. I think he sleeps with them up. No ears available in this shot, but you get a nice view of his wide forehead and narrow muzzle.

    He and Ruby were having a good sniff here. She's tight up against me, but she wasn't running, and he was friendly as ever. Looking at that moment, remembering how far I've come with Ruby and how she now trusts me, was a nice feeling.


    Let's see your pictures of horses and cats!

  • #2
    I got one! Hope the link works...



    • #3
      Here is Otto and his kitty rider Pixie Piggins.
      Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.


      • #4
        Sooke and Tres. Never too far apart.


        • #5
          Cute pics!

          What a great idea for a thread! Sadly, I will have to live vicariously through all of you who have your horses and cats in the same place.

          I board my my equines, and as much as I would like to introduce my "city-slicker" cats to them, right now it's not such a good idea.

          The closest picture I have is when I had hay in the back of my truck and the kitties got to sit on a bale of hay for the first time. I guess you can call it baby steps!

          Proud owner of a Slaughter-Bound TB from a feedlot, and her surprise baby...!


          • #6
            These photos are all so cute! I love the one of the cat napping on the saddle pad - on the horse!


            • #7
              Love all these cat photos - Love barn cats !!
              Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


              • #8

                Lucas, the mostly-Clydesdale cross, wondering where Ollie the barn cat is off to.

                Not my horse or my cat, taken at Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue, where I volunteer.
                The Trials and Jubilations of a Twenty-Something Re-rider
                Happy owner of Kieran the mostly-white-very-large-not-pony.


                • #9

                  I think the kitten is yelling back to the people in the background.."Guys! Guys!...Someone! Get me off of here!!!"


                  • #10
                    Mr. Blondie & our old kitty Lila, just before she went to The Bridge. Yes, he's licking her in one of those photos!
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                    Approved helmet: Every time; every ride.
                    "When a sport gets to be predictable it ceases to be fun." - RAR's wise brother


                    • #11
                      I don't have any cats where I am now - but when I was in college, the place I boarded Bluesy had an awesome cat - her and Bluesy were good friends.

                      Though his didn't care for it so much when she would bonk her head on his nose for attention...

                      Bluesy and Cocoa
                      2 (ignore the horrible clip job haha)

                      and some video:
                      Let us eat, drink, and be merry. For tomorrow we die.


                      • #12
                        If anyone who lives within a reasonable driving distance from northern Delaware would like to offer a home to a barn cat please let me know. Email me at Barnmom45@aol.com and I'll make sure to connect you to the people who do TNR who need to find some of the rescues good homes in barns.

                        www.forgottencats.org is the organization that does this and they have too many cats and not enough homes. The cats are all spayed/neutered, tested, vaccinated and ready to go to homes that will care for them, shelter, feed and provide water for them every day.


                        • #13
                          Wonderful pictures!!! My two favorite animals: Horses and cats...

                          I have my Chihuahua and cat in my sig. Sorry, no horse at home.
                          MnToBe Twinkle Star: "Twinkie"

                          Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!


                          • #14

                            These are my absolute favorites! Hope you guys can see them!


                            • #15
                              LOVE these photos! There is something so very endearing about horses and kitties.

                              Here's Evil, best barn kitty ever, and Perusal, his racehorse friend:

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                              • #16
                                How could I forget our barn's Tractor Cats?
                                Sarah K. Andrew | Twitter | Instagram | Flickr | Calendar


                                • #17
                                  I am LOVING this!!! Huge horse AND kitty lover here!!

                                  I did a search on YouTube - this video melted my heart... soooo cute!


                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Sudi's Girl View Post

                                    These are my absolute favorites! Hope you guys can see them!
                                    Your first photo is my favorite - I loff your horse's mane and especially loff the goats on the picnic table in the background!


                                    • #19
                                      *LOVE* everyones pics.

                                      Here is Cleo checking out Layla

                                      Member of the ILMD[FN]HP Clique, The Florida Clique, OMGiH I loff my mares, and the Bareback Riders clique!


                                      • #20
                                        I hope you guys can see this. It was on my sister's facebook page not mine so I couldn't get a public link. It is my weanling and my kitty!