Mean Little Kitty

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Sword, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Sword

    Sword Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some dirtbag dumped a litter of kittens at a pet sitting client's house. I managed to catch one, the other three ran into the woods and I couldn't find them. He's a mean little kitty, and took a bite out of my hand, but he's cute enough to get away with it. Anybody need a mean little Cujo?

    Here's Cujo!
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    He doesn't like me, though.
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    Cujo: I will escape!!!
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    Last edited: Aug 1, 2011
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    not me. But I have a once feral cat, she is a sweet hart now. [​IMG]
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Be careful of bites from a cat with an unknown background. A local farmer had a bunch of spay/neuter/release cats dropped off at his farm. Evidently they had not been vaccinated for rabies as after biting him, two tested positive for rabies. [​IMG]
     
  4. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Also, most people don't know that cat bites can lead to terrible infections, thier mouths are filled with really bad bacteria. I found out after i got bit by a feral cat and when I went to the doctor she said I had to get a tetanus shot, and I was put on major antibiotics for 2 weeks! The mom of a friend's own cat bit her recently on the leg, and it became infected and they may have to amputate her leg!!!!![​IMG]
     
  5. Sword

    Sword Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I caught another one of the kittens! He's just as unfriendly as Cujo (didn't get bit this time though). I've named him Vlad for the time being. I think they're feral, but how would a bunch of 7 week old kittens just appear out of nowhere unless they were dumped. And what sort of weirdo would dump ferals? I haven't seen any trace of their mom.
     
  6. carolinagirl58

    carolinagirl58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    seriously...those kittens need to be quarantined long enough to rule out Rabies. Rabies is nothing to play with....it is 100% fatal to humans.
     
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Good of you to take them in. I've taken in several ferals over the years. Most have become lazy house pets, a couple never did socialize, so they are outside/shed cats.

    They are probably littermates that are exploring their environment. They are good at keeping hidden especially when people are around. I had one live to about 6 weeks old in a boat that was parked in my backyard. I never even suspected there was anything living in it.

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  8. Sword

    Sword Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vlad and Cujo are currently at Lake County Animal Control being observed for rabies. Almost everyone there seemed nice and to like animals, so I think (hope) they're in good hands now.
     
  9. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I currently have a feral cat that I domesticated. It took a long time for this cat to trust me. Once I earned his trust, I was able to treat him with frontline as he was horribly infested with fleas. Then I updated his shots and got him fixed. He kept getting bit by either a dog or fox and back to the vets several times for antibiotics and scraping/draining infections. This cat cost me a pretty penny. He's not like our other cats, he's super friendly, but he bites your hand when you pet him. The vet gave me a discount in the beginning for taking in a stray. The poor cat gets mange and I have to bathe him in this horrible smelling shampoo every year or so. He also has a lot of health problems. We don't see him in the summer, he only comes in to eat. During the winter, he sleeps on my pillow next to my head. I guess he's grateful we saved him.[​IMG]
     

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