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  • Cat owners, celebrate International Cat Day (Dog day is Aug 26)

    08/08/2014 11:39:18 PM PDT · by Innovative · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | CNN
    It's International Cat Day, feline lovers. Time to celebrate those furry friends. According to the website Days of the Year, about 500 million cats are scurrying around the world. And dog lovers - your day is Aug. 26.
  • If It Fits, I Sits The Supercut Video (pet lovers must see)

    09/02/2013 1:58:29 PM PDT · by bigbob · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8-24-13 | some incomprehensible symbol
    cats and dogs and the weird places they fit themselves in
  • 15% of All Internet Traffic is Cat-Related

    09/02/2013 10:29:56 AM PDT · by Nachum · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/2/13 | Elizabeth Sheld
    CBS has a video report about the lucrative business of cats on the internet. According to Friskies, 15% of all internet traffic is connected to cats. And internet traffic means big money. Henri, the existential cat, has been viewed on You Tube 15 million times. He also has a line of products. Grumpy cat, the cat with an underbite, has her own manager. And Maru is the most viewed cat of all with 224 million+ hits on You Tube. John St. a digital ad agency in Toronto produced a video about "catvertsing," the owner claims they won three accounts even...
  • Adorable Kitten Freaked Out By Lizard

    05/15/2013 11:06:34 AM PDT · by Twotone · 33 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | May 13, 2013 | none
    Everyone knows that sometimes the strangest animals can become friends, but this kitten is having none of it. When he meets the house lizards he doesn't even know what to do with them. So he overreacts. A lot. Thankfully the lizards just wait him out and eventually the cat gives himself a timeout off camera.
  • Cat and vacuum cleaner.

    04/23/2013 3:49:14 PM PDT · by Twotone · 26 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | Random Video
    Video of a cat and a vacuum cleaner... http://www.wimp.com/catvacuum/
  • ZOT THIS! (TCM movie on today)

    04/12/2013 6:26:27 AM PDT · by frankenMonkey · 12 replies
    TCM ^ | April 12, 2013 | frankenMonkey
    On Turner Classic Movies today: Zotz!Zotz! I assume your Viking Kitties can watch TV during the day...
  • 15 Cute Photos of Kittens Sleeping Akwardly(sic)

    04/10/2013 10:05:50 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 34 replies
    Newz Wars ^ | September 16, 2012 | admin
    In need of something cute? Cue the kittens! While cats are already known to sleep anywhere, with books and websites helping document it, one collection of pictures really raises the bar on awkward. Seen draped over a laundry rack, spooning one another on a couch, and even in one cat’s case planking in camouflaging white fur and bed sheets, the cats may also steer the envious idea that they get far more deeper and relaxing sleep than we do. Of course, with one cat seen nearly passed out inside a dyer, and another across the a face of a dog,...
  • A cat and a soldier find each other in Afghanistan

    03/23/2013 2:05:47 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 30 replies
    kboi2.com ^ | Mar 20, 2013 | Dan Cassuto
    OREGON CITY, Ore. – A soldier from Oregon City and a feral cat from Afghanistan might be one of the world’s best pairs. They both saved each other’s lives, although the soldier is probably the only one who will admit that. Sgt. Jesse Knott met the stray cat while in one of the roughest, most dangerous places on earth. He was stationed at an Army base in southern Afghanistan when he noticed the feline roaming around the rugged base. He was a handsome cat, but had open wounds – deep cuts and blood. “I remember he came limping out from...
  • Two Cats And A Single Bowl

    01/15/2013 1:08:59 PM PST · by rocky50 · 27 replies
    Humorous look at two cats sharing a bowl.
  • Italian cat brings gifts to his late master's tomb

    01/07/2013 1:31:22 PM PST · by TrueKnightGalahad · 36 replies
    Yahoo UK ^ | 4 January 2013 | AFP
    The story of a cat who visits his master's tomb and brings him little presents on an almost daily basis a year after the man's death has moved the inhabitants of a village in central Italy.
  • VIDEO: Man builds box tower as apology to cat

    09/12/2012 3:47:32 PM PDT · by mom4kittys · 15 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 9/12/12 | Sarah D. Bunting
    "Rufus Tower" isn't your average internet cat video. Popular AV cat memes mostly fall into two categories: cats cutely doing something human, like playing the piano; or cats cutely being somewhere they shouldn't be, like on top of a Roomba. "Rufus Tower," shot by Australian commercial and music-video director Billy Browne, is different. It's about a cat feeling sad, and his owner trying to cheer him up – by building him a large and complex tower of cardboard boxes to play in. The five-minute video, starring Browne and his beleaguered orange cat Rufus, is up to a half million YouTube...
  • Dogs gone wild! Pack of crazed pit bulls demolish California minivan

    08/23/2012 12:36:24 PM PDT · by Mad Dawgg · 57 replies
    Daily News ^ | August 22, 2012 | Erik Ortiz
    Palm Springs, California - This stray kitten was stuck in the bumper of a Dodge minivan and survived a 25-mile drive to Palm Springs and an attack by four pit bulls, who mauled the car's bumper. It has been named Fender Lynx. A pack of pit bulls ripped through the front of a Southern California man’s minivan in a stunning display of force that would make Cujo cringe. So what drove the dogs to such destruction? A kitty stuck in the bumper area, Palm Springs police Sgt. Mike Kovaleff said Tuesday. The unidentified owner of the Dodge minivan was...
  • The Truth About Cats: They're Good for Us

    08/23/2012 6:55:24 AM PDT · by Renfield · 105 replies
    Discovery News ^ | 8-21-2012 | Jennifer Viegas
    News headlines over the past few years have linked cat ownership to everything from cancer to craziness, but new studies suggest that cats are actually beneficial to human health, and may even reduce our risk for cancer and other diseases. Reports in this week's issue of Biology Letters, for example, counter the tabloid-suggested link between cats and human brain cancer. Marion Vittecoq of the Tour du Valat research center and her colleagues conclude that cats should not be blamed for human cancer. In fact, studies show just the opposite. Vittecoq told Discovery News that "according to our knowledge, studies that...
  • Why Does my Cat Lick Me?

    08/17/2012 12:40:58 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 73 replies
    Petside.com ^ | April 6, 2012 | Jo Singer
    When a cat jumps into your lap, settles in, relaxes and shortly thereafter starts licking your face, you have just received the feline version of a huge compliment. Since this behavior is an expression of deep affection and trust, it is truly a moment for cat guardians to treasure. -snip- [O]ne of the most common questions asked by folks who live with felines is, “What does it mean when my cat licks me?” -snip- As social beings, cats lick each other for a variety of reasons. As newborn kittens, their very first worldly experience is being licked clean by their...
  • We adopted two kittens!

    08/02/2012 2:34:41 PM PDT · by POWERSBOOTHEFAN · 131 replies
    8/2/2012 | POWERSBOOTHEFAN
    We adopted two kittens today,a boy and a girl. They're black-and-white and only 3 months old. Now we just have to pick names for them.
  • My kitty cat Leopold had to be put to sleep.

    07/29/2012 3:04:52 PM PDT · by POWERSBOOTHEFAN · 164 replies
    7/29/2012 | POWERSBOOTHEFAN
    Our cat Leopold had to be put to sleep. He had a severe bladder problem that couldn't be taken care of. It's a major problem for male cats. Does anyone here have any ideas on how to cope with such a loss? I'm so heartbroken.
  • Cats playing patty-cake

    05/24/2012 8:23:54 PM PDT · by boatbums · 12 replies
    you-tube | 5/24/2012 | you-tube
    Hilarious youtube video. Turn on the sound! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3iFhLdWjqc&feature=player_embedded
  • Famed New Mexico fat cat ''Meow'' dies

    05/15/2012 7:51:48 AM PDT · by dragonblustar · 5 replies
    News 10 WTSP ^ | May 8, 2012 | The Associated Press
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A cat that got national attention for tipping the scales at 39 pounds has died. The Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society said Monday that the orange and white tabby named Meow died over the weekend, likely from complications from his morbid obesity.
  • Question for Cat Lovers

    04/23/2012 4:55:07 PM PDT · by carton253 · 77 replies
    carton253
    Just need some advice on how best to introduce two kittens to a 9 year old male cat.
  • Cat Articulates His Existence (Video)

    04/14/2012 11:30:18 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 44 replies
    Wimp ^ | unknown | unknown
    Video
  • Mainline Protestantism ‘Gone from’ Christianity; Santorum Just Lost the South

    03/09/2012 12:54:15 PM PST · by unspun · 119 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | February 21, 2012 | Arlen Williams
    ...I Believe, Michigan too, I Fear   Update:This update is made simply to point out the problem with Rick Santorum's speech, excerpted below, as many are apparently having difficulty seeing it. I apologize for not making it clearer, earlier. The problem lays in two sentences: “And of course we look at the shape of mainline Protestantism in this country and it is a shambles. It is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it. "...mainline Protestantism.... It is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it." 2/19/2012 @ 1:50pm CT It was almost an excellent and...
  • To all the cats I've known

    03/08/2012 8:52:24 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 66 replies
    ma again
    This is my list of all the cats I can remember since I cared about pets.
  • 6 Reasons Kittens Suck (Learned While Raising Them)

    02/01/2012 9:19:05 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 51 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | February 01, 2011 | Christina H
    The Internet is heavily under the influence of the powerful pro-kitten lobby, but I need you to listen to the truth: kittens are terrible and will ruin your life.
  • Cat's 26 Toes Help Boost Milwaukee Animal Shelter

    12/11/2011 8:49:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Fox6 ^ | Dec 11, 2011
    In a reversal of fortunes, a once-unwanted cat has come to the rescue of an animal shelter in need of a new home. However, this orange-and-white tabby named Daniel is no typical cat. He has a near-record 26 toes, a phenomenon that is helping the nonprofit Milwaukee Animal Rescue Center raise money to relocate to a new building. Normal cats have 18 toes, but Daniel has two extra on each foot due to a genetic mutation called polydactylism.
  • ‘Meow’trage at Algonquin (Bloomberg's nanny state NYC at it again)

    11/25/2011 8:18:31 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | 11/23/2011 | STEVE CUOZZO
    The city Department of Health & Mental Hygiene has sunk its claws into another beloved New York institution — The Algonquin hotel’s lobby cat.... .... Prodded by Nanny Bloomberg, the DOH has been socking restaurants with steep fines for minor violations — and slapping dreaded “C” ratings on places where no one was known to get sick.
  • Caption Time

    07/20/2011 8:50:37 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 31 replies
  • Cat mom hugs baby kitten (Video)

    06/04/2011 12:28:52 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 7 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | unknown | unknown
    Video Link
  • Can Cat Fur Color Shape Human Allergies?

    06/01/2011 7:19:06 PM PDT · by decimon · 46 replies
    Discovery News ^ | June 1, 2011 | Marianne English
    Strange as it sounds, the question has been thrown around in previous years and even studied by scientists. A recent write-up on the website Improbable Research revisits whether cats with darker coats wreak more havoc on their owners' immune systems. Pet dander, skin flakes, saliva and urine can aggravate owners' allergies and asthma, but for cats in particular, a specific protein called "Fel d 1" is a common culprit. It's secreted by cats' salivary and sebaceous (or oil) glands, so when a cat grooms itself, it spreads the allergen to the outermost surface of the fur, increasing human exposure to...
  • Should we make a change in immigration stance?

    04/04/2011 12:50:03 PM PDT · by HardRightHook · 63 replies · 1+ views
    April 2, 2011 | HardRightHook
    The Republican Party and centrists have often lamented and derided illegal immigration. Rightfully so. Illegal immigration is a pariah. Those who care about people know that this unfortunate phenomena isn't good for anyone. Especially those trying to come to the United States. There are too many murders of all people involved. We must remember that while the immigrants are breaking the law, they are being murdered with a much higher regularity than any Americans caught in the crossfire or law enforcement seeking to curtail the practices. Often the immigrants are caught in a web of illegal activity that they never...
  • The Professional Christian wants your money.

    02/10/2011 5:55:24 PM PST · by Benchim · 17 replies
    Antinominianis-Salvation Blogspot ^ | 2/9/20011 | Gart O'toole
    Even local churches worship money and have very little concern about where it comes from . A crusty old man walks into a local Baptist church and says to the secretary, "I would like to join this damn church." The astonished woman replies, "I beg your pardon, sir. I must have misunderstood you... What did you say?" "Listen up, damn it. I said I want to join this damn church!" "I'm very sorry sir, but that kind of language is not tolerated in this church." The secretary leaves her desk and goes into the pastor's study to inform him of...
  • Barack Hussein Obama,The Godfather Of Shame.

    09/09/2010 6:36:41 PM PDT · by Armaggedon · 11 replies
    Barack Hussein Obama rules America by manipulating a deep seated shame pattern in all people. Those who let themselves be cast into the image of victims or villains, are fair game for Obama the deceiver. Obama pits class against class, race against race, religion against religion, party against party. Obama is the great divider and his hate, lies and heavy handed tyranny will destroy America unless we wake up. Some people are fed up with Obama's never ending, race baiting and hate filled slander hurled against all who oppose him.. Obama's America is so full of shame that we shake...
  • The Ground ZOT mosque must be built!!!!

    08/18/2010 6:30:21 AM PDT · by detritus · 1,590 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 8/18/10 | Kathleen Parker
    It is hard to imagine that anything has gone unsaid about the so-called Ground Zero mosque, but an important point seems to be missing. The mosque should be built precisely because we don't like the idea very much. We don't need constitutional protections to be agreeable, after all. This point surpasses even all the obvious reasons for allowing the mosque, principally that there's no law against it. Precluding any such law, we let people worship when and where they please. That it hurts some people's feelings is, well, irrelevant in a nation of laws. And, really, don't we want to...
  • Religious, Comments

    08/16/2010 6:38:53 PM PDT · by learner · 287 replies · 3+ views
    Learner | August 16,2010 | Learner
    I am sick and tired of this site being taken over by Catholics ( of which I am one ) stories or proverbs. This is a news site not a religion site. Go do that somewhere else. I am not opposed to your prostilazion(sp), just not here. We lose credibility if any religious group dictates or can be quoted from this site. As a long term member of this site I regret posting this information, but the site has been buried in Catholic stuff recently and it should be shunted to some separate page.
  • Shadow Masters: An Int'l Network of Gov'ts and Secret-Service Agencies Working Together

    07/28/2010 3:51:10 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Amazon & Estulin's own site ^ | 2010 | Daniel Estulin
    Full Title: "Shadow Masters: An International Network of Governments and Secret-Service Agencies Working Together with Drugs Dealers and Terrorists for Mutual Benefit and Profit." This investigation examines how behind-the-scenes collaboration between governments, intelligence services and drug traffickers has lined the pockets of big business and Western banks. Beginning with a last-minute request from ex-governor Jesse Ventura, the narrative winds between the author's own story of covering "deep politics" and the facts he has uncovered. The ongoing campaign against Victor Bout, the "Merchant of Death," is revealed as "move/countermove" in a game of geopolitics, set against the background of a crumbling...
  • Once Just a Site With Funny Cat Pictures, and Now a Web Empire (I Can Has Cheezburger?)

    06/14/2010 9:25:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 51 replies · 1,801+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 13, 2010 | JENNA WORTHAM
    Three years ago Ben Huh visited a blog devoted to silly cat pictures — and saw vast potential. Mr. Huh, a 32-year-old entrepreneur, first became aware of I Can Has Cheezburger, which pairs photos of cats with quirky captions, after it linked to his own pet blog. His site immediately crumbled under the resulting wave of visitors. Sensing an Internet phenomenon, Mr. Huh solicited financing from investors and forked over $10,000 of his own savings to buy the Web site from the two Hawaiian bloggers who started it. “It was a white-knuckle decision,” he said. “I knew that the first...
  • True Cat Burglar Prowling a Chandler Neighborhood

    05/21/2010 5:56:44 AM PDT · by mom3boys · 24 replies · 549+ views
    Fox 10 News Phoenix ^ | May 20, 2010
    CHANDLER, Ariz. - The search is on for a burglar who started with petty crime but moved on to possible identity theft. His description: blonde hair, green eyes and… four paws. This true "cat burglar" is prowling a Chandler, Arizona neighborhood. He started stealing socks, but then the crime escalated. ....... ...the feline's crimes really turned a corner when he returned home after stealing someone's green card.
  • credit card processors

    12/28/2009 4:23:36 PM PST · by indiamoon · 39 replies · 2,055+ views
    I have a question regarding credit card processors. I run a small business, and accept credit cards, however is there a way to prevent paying the high fees with this service? Can I just slide the credit card plate, in the old fashion way and take the deposit slips to the bank?
  • Humane Society Ad. (just sad)

    10/18/2009 7:49:37 AM PDT · by Vendome · 137 replies · 2,499+ views
    Vanity | 10/18/2009 | Vendome
    Just saw another ad by the Humane Society. They do wonderful work and help animals who have been abandoned or treated cruelly. I hate these ads, not for their poor taste, they are actually done well and are a needed message about treating animals with love and humanely. What bothers me about the ads is the starkness of the cruelty man exacts on an animal who loves unconditionally and is always happy to see you. They don't care what kind of day you had or how much money you make. The're always happy when you walk in the front door....
  • Flying feline, hidden kitten: The fur flies in amazing 'Ninja' cat fight

    10/06/2009 8:08:30 AM PDT · by protest1 · 29 replies · 3,188+ views
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | 06th October 2009 | By Mail Foreign Service
    Leaping through the air, claws outstretched these cats appear locked in mortal combat. But rather than a deathly duel over a mouse or territory, this acrobatic pair are simply play-fighting. Dubbed the 'ninja cats' after the Japanese feudal warriors, the sparring pair are in fact Muffi and his friend Tiger.
  • Cat owners are angry about dog attacks in Old East Dallas

    08/22/2009 8:51:54 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 56 replies · 2,502+ views
    dallasnews ^ | August 22, 2009 | NANCY VISSER
    Residents in Old East Dallas say they are fed up with dogs roaming the streets at night killing their cats. They've heard the killings outside their bedroom windows and watched the dogs trot off. But they don't know what to do. They can't capture the dogs themselves. They say Animal Control doesn't come out while the dogs are still there. And they say police won't respond if humans aren't in danger. "I'd just like to get a gun and sit on my front porch and shoot them. I'm just so mad," said Will Olliverson, of Junius Heights. He found his...
  • An Open Letter to Jim Robinson

    07/18/2009 3:09:39 PM PDT · by mrmeangenes · 392 replies · 12,961+ views
    07/18/09 | vanity
    Dear Mr. Robinson: I've given the matter quite a bit of thought and have decided it is time to ZOT you. I was tempted when I noticed posters were allowed to insult anyone who disagreed with them; even more tempted when I saw new posters banned for asking questions, or expressing an opinion outside the mainstream - (though I must confess anyone adopting the screen name "Christ was killed by conservatives" was not going to last very long ! I'm sure he was referring to the Sanhedrin, but still...) When I saw your post today about getting "millions of people"...
  • Cats 'exploit' humans by purring

    07/16/2009 1:54:51 PM PDT · by dragonblustar · 64 replies · 1,259+ views
    BBC News ^ | July 13, 2009 | Victoria Gill
    Cat owners may have suspected as much, but it seems our feline friends have found a way to manipulate us humans. Researchers at the University of Sussex have discovered that cats use a "soliciting purr" to overpower their owners and garner attention and food. Unlike regular purring, this sound incorporates a "cry", with a similar frequency to a human baby's. The team said cats have "tapped into" a human bias - producing a sound that humans find very difficult to ignore.
  • Cats Do Control Humans, Study Finds

    07/13/2009 2:07:09 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 58 replies · 1,636+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 7/13/2009 | Staff
    If you've ever wondered who's in control, you or your cat, a new study points to the obvious. It's your cat. Household cats exercise this control with a certain type of urgent-sounding, high-pitched meow, according to the findings. This meow is actually a purr mixed with a high-pitched cry. While people usually think of cat purring as a sign of happiness, some cats make this purr-cry sound when they want to be fed. The study showed that humans find these mixed calls annoying and difficult to ignore. "The embedding of a cry within a call that we normally associate with...
  • Accused South Florida cat killer arraigned

    07/06/2009 8:39:21 AM PDT · by GQuagmire · 37 replies · 868+ views
    MIAMI — Police say a Florida teenager who is accused of killing more than a dozen cats in two south Miami neighborhoods fits the profile of a sociopath. In the 10-page arrest affidavit for Tyler Hayes Weinman, police said they tracked the 18-year-old’s car electronically and traced his cell phone before charging him with the crimes. The affidavit was unsealed today, the same day Weinman was formally arraigned in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court.
  • Lion trapped, relocated from north Boulder neighborhood

    06/17/2009 6:25:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 90 replies · 2,190+ views
    Camera ^ | June 16, 2009 | Jean Spencer
    A young mountain lion was trapped and relocated by the Colorado Division of Wildlife after eating a house cat Monday ... north Boulder. “He was just too close,” Churchill said. “We wanted to give him a spanking and move him out of town.” Wildlife officials previously tagged the same cougar in February when the kitten was stuck in a tree, Churchill said. He is part of the five-year Front Range Mountain Lion Study, which aims to track mountain lions between Lyons and Evergreen to better understand cougar movement trends and develop a way to mitigate aggressive behavior near human establishments,...
  • What Cats Truly Regret

    06/12/2009 8:34:34 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 56 replies · 2,814+ views
    tierneylab ^ | June 10, 2009, | John Tierney
    Do cats ever regret anything?.... My favorite answer regarding felines: “They regret not being large enough to eat their keepers.”
  • The Evolution of House Cats [genetic research about cat breeding]

    05/27/2009 2:49:52 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 31 replies · 1,970+ views
    Scientific American ^ | June 2009 | Carlos A. Driscoll, Juliet Clutton-Brock, Andrew C. Kitchener and Stephen J. O'Brien
    ...In the genetic analysis, published in 2007, Driscoll, another of us (O'Brien) and their colleagues focused on two kinds of DNA that molecular biologists traditionally examine to differentiate subgroups of mammal species: DNA from mitochondria, which is inherited exclusively from the mother, and short, repetitive sequences of nuclear DNA known as microsatellites. Using established computer routines, they assessed the ancestry of each of the 979 individuals sampled based on their genetic signatures. Specifically, they measured how similar each cat's DNA was to that of all the other cats and grouped the animals having similar DNA together. They then asked whether...
  • Mysterious winged cat baffles animal experts

    05/27/2009 2:56:18 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 56 replies · 2,872+ views
    The LondonPaper.com ^ | 26 May 2009 | Kris Mullin
    ANIMAL experts have been pussy-footing over the explanation for a cat that has developed bat-like wings on either side of its back. The long-haired white feline was born a normal kitten, but started to develop furry wing-like appendages on either side of its back when it was just a year old. Scientists believe the growths may be the result of a genetic mutation caused by chemicals during its mother's pregnancy. Alternatively, the cat which was discovered in Chongqing, China, may be a freak that developed from two embryos. However, the puss does not seem to be bothered by its wings,...
  • I lost my kitty, Spunky, today. (My very sad vanity)

    04/13/2009 6:27:27 PM PDT · by devane617 · 108 replies · 1,450+ views
    04/13/2009 | me
    Today is a very sad day for me. I lost my nine year old best friend, Spunky. I came home this afternoon and found him paralyzed in his back and legs. I rushed him to the vet and he said some large cat, at his age, will develop blood clots. He said there was nothing that could be done. I agreed to have him put down. H leaves a brother, and me.
  • Sick Kitty - Bone Cancer in his Jaw...

    03/23/2009 5:39:30 PM PDT · by GRRRRR · 81 replies · 2,308+ views
    3/23/09 | GRRRRR
    My oldest cat-14 years old, Smokie, has bone cancer in his jaw. Most of his right mandible has been eaten away. It was swollen and sore a week ago and I took him into the vet today. Vet said there isn't much to do for him, just watch how he eats and his overall behaviors will tell us how he's doing. She said there is a surgery, they don't do it, to remove the affected bone area and replace it with steel. It's 1500$ at least and no guarantees of recovery or cure. She had to sedate him for x-rays...