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    "She's not fixed and I hate doing so to an animal..."

    WTH is wrong with people? Quote: "I've a rear (sic) breed female cat, she is trained, smart, loving, quiet, gorgeous looking and playful fun to entertain. I got her 6 months ago she was 4-6 weeks old I would believe.
    She's not fixed and I hate doing so to an animal as I don't like to control any living being's life and I hope the new home/family would believe in the same way. ()

    I recently switch jobs, thought that I would be in town more, but that didn't happened .. I still travel more and I hate leaving her a lone or give her to someone else for a week or so."

    http://atlanta.craigslist.org/wat/pet/5432812463.html

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    How stupid! Spaying and animal can save them from a lot of pain, why would you say that!?
    When I die, I want to go peacefully like my grandfather did in his sleep. Not yelling and screaming like the passengers in his car.

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      #3
      Wow, that is a ton of crazy.
      I hope some smart person adopts this poor cat and gets it spayed.

      Edit to add: What is rare about this kitten?

      I was surprised by a conversation I had with a coworker the other day. Talking about all the problems an old dog her friend had was having and I mentioned putting it down. She responded with, "I am not sure about that, who am I to decide when an animal should die. We do not do that to people, why should we do it to animals."

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        #4
        Originally posted by trubandloki View Post
        " We do not do that to people, why should we do it to animals."
        in many ways, i wish we would.

        sadly, that kind of ad is a dime a dozen for that area... hope the kitty gets an upgrade. looks really cute.
        AETERNUM VALE, INVICTUS - 7/10/2012

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          #5
          OK, even though they're located over an hour from me, I texted and asked if she was still available. Person said yes but someone else had already asked about her. If first person doesn't take her, I get next dibs. I AM looking for another gray tabby w/ white tummy to replace one I sadly lost recently. Her best friend has been acting rather depressed since... Current owner of CL cat did ask what sex my other cat was (female), so I guess they at least wanted to make sure I didn't want to breed them.

          I'll give an update whenever I find out, and if she does end up with me, she WILL be spayed.

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            #6
            one of my neighbours said the same thing about "his" cat ... "it is natural for them to live outside and breed freely".

            The momma had brought the babies to an abandoned shed next door to me. The "owner" lived about 5 houses away.
            Just so happens my barn owner was looking for a few cats to help with rodent control ... that set of kittens were then about 6 weeks old. They are now the happiest and luckiest barn kitties in the world. I then had the mother spayed.

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              #7
              The CL person might have asked about the sex of your current cat because they wanted to find out if you'll spay the new cat if you get it.
              You can't fix stupid-Ron White

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                #8
                Go get her! When I lived in Atlanta, I adopted 8 cats through Friends of Animals. 4 were two days old. All lived to be very old, the 4 kittens made it to 17, 17, 19 and 22, and their mother lived to be 17. All were spayed and altered by the great vets at Briarcliff Animal Hospital.

                BTW, Briarcliff once spayed and altered an old man's 20 (or 22, I forget how many) cats for me FREE OF CHARGE.

                Go get that kitty and save her from ending up at animal control with her kittens. The old black vietnam vet's kitties were all seized and about to be killed by the head of animal control when I got there. Guy got 10 of his cats back and the rescue women in Atlanta all took the remaining kitties.

                I agree there should be some mandatory spaying and altering for many humans, but since there is not, I think there should be mandatory spaying and altering for cats and dogs (and a lot of horses) at a very low fee or free until there are waiting lists for all those animals who end up gassed, yes a lot of animals are still gassed in GA.

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                  #9
                  I can't wrap my head around anyone actually wanting to or being able to put up with a female cat in heat!

                  OP, good luck - hope you get the kitty!
                  "Facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can hardly have much truth left." - Jane Austen: "Persuasion"

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                    #10
                    If you own a cat or dog you are automatically "controlling their life". You control where they live, what they eat etc etc.

                    I know there are lots of reasons that people use not to spay/neuter. This is one of the weirder ones.

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                      #11
                      I can be concerned about spaying my animal as I'm very worried about spaying my little Chi this Monday. I'm doing it, but, I'm just so so worried so the concept of being concerned about putting your beloved put under surgery shouldn't be totally foreign to people. Even the thought of her having to spend the night at the vet hospital is worrying me

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by Ladylexie View Post
                        I can be concerned about spaying my animal as I'm very worried about spaying my little Chi this Monday. I'm doing it, but, I'm just so so worried so the concept of being concerned about putting your beloved put under surgery shouldn't be totally foreign to people. Even the thought of her having to spend the night at the vet hospital is worrying me
                        Having concerns over the risk involved with your pet going through a surgery is not the same as "I hate doing so to an animal as I don't like to control any living being's life". That's not a logical person's thought process.

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                          #13
                          Our Boxer pup goes in in March for her spay - no ifs, ands, or buts. But I am a little squeamish when I see her adorable soft, baby white tummy. I trust our vet of over 30 years....but even so, while she's under I will be thinking of her.

                          Somebody said, "Oh, why don't you let her have one litter - they fetch quite a lot of money." !!!!

                          I don't understand our best friends - they have two un-neutered male collie type dogs and a yard that is not properly fenced.
                          Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by TBROCKS View Post
                            Having concerns over the risk involved with your pet going through a surgery is not the same as "I hate doing so to an animal as I don't like to control any living being's life". That's not a logical person's thought process.
                            Oh yes agree totally! I met a woman once who was telling me how she hated how "they" had domesticated dogs these days....I was like "what the fuc*** are you talking about. Needless to say we didn't hit it off at that party....LOL

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by Foxtrot's View Post
                              Our Boxer pup goes in in March for her spay - no ifs, ands, or buts. But I am a little squeamish when I see her adorable soft, baby white tummy. I trust our vet of over 30 years....but even so, while she's under I will be thinking of her.

                              Somebody said, "Oh, why don't you let her have one litter - they fetch quite a lot of money." !!!!

                              I don't understand our best friends - they have two un-neutered male collie type dogs and a yard that is not properly fenced.
                              oh not good at all. My mother has an un neutered Doberman, but, jeepers he is never allowed out of her sight it is as if he is on probation wearing the bracelet 24/7.

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                                #16
                                Jingles & AO ~ this cat lands softly = with RR !
                                Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "

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                                  #17
                                  She's a rare breed. The one so rare you don't even know it's name. Or the spelling of "rare."
                                  ~Veronica
                                  "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                                  http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                                    #18
                                    Sadly that ignorant attitude is so common among so many animal owners. Shwo them a bunch of abandoned dogs and cats, or a pile if euthed cats at a shelter and they do not get it. I have a neighbor like that.

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                                      #19
                                      Indoor-only dogs are a little different because they are so much more controlled/trainable than cats (still I would never leave a female intact without a good reason to because of the health benefits of spaying). But a CAT?! Living with a female cat in heat is HELL. This person is NUTS. There is NO reason to have an unaltered cat unless you show/breed. None.
                                      ~Veronica
                                      "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                                      http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                                        #20
                                        Lexie-I've worried about every single surgery my animals had, and it wasn't that I thought the vets were bad, or anything else. All of the surgeries turned out fine, but I still worried about everything.
                                        You can't fix stupid-Ron White

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