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Reply to: #964748 by Intrinsically Knotted
Sep 2, 2018 7:39am
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Beverwyck? So I had to look and see if you were a Schnectady person. My birth place.
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Reply to: #964748 by Intrinsically Knotted
Sep 2, 2018 9:13am
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I'd wager he did. Friendly cats get adopted so quickly.

I've often thought about the almost adopted animals in my life as well. I need one of those money trees so I don't have to think about them and have them here.
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Reply to: #964748 by Intrinsically Knotted
Sep 2, 2018 9:39am
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I've never had a ginger cat, but there's a ginger tabby I met once that I very nearly adopted on the spot...

What a sweet story, thanks for sharing.

The only other orange cat I knew was a terror. He belonged to a friend of mine years ago. So when we found the abandoned 3 week old twins I was skeptical - not only for that reason but because I wasn’t a ‘cat person’ in general. ECP who has always been a kitty lover just had to take the poor pathetic things.

On the way home, with the kittens in a cribbed cardboard box, ECP whispers to me me in a confessional tone, “I’ve never really liked orange cats”. We laugh about that now. We both grew to love those two boys so much it hurts. We are both ginger cat converts forever!
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Reply to: #964770 by Woodland Paws
Sep 2, 2018 9:39am
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Beverwyck? So I had to look and see if you were a Schnectady person. My birth place.

Yup! (Well, Albany.) A local rescue, Happy Cat Rescue, often puts their cats in my local Petco, and they come up with some pretty great names for the cats! I hope whoever adopted Beverwyck didn't change it. (To be honest, I throw the name around once in a while because I'm secretly hoping someone will say, "Beverwyck? How funny, that's my cat's name. He's a ginger tabby I adopted about 8 years ago," and then it will turn out it's the same cat.)

(When I adopted my cat from them a few years later, his name was Lovey--a fitting name, but not that interesting. I changed it to Cricket, a name which suits him well!)
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Reply to: #964774 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
Sep 2, 2018 9:42am
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“I’ve never really liked orange cats”

Doesn't it always happen that way? They wiggle their way into our hearts whether we want them to or not.
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Reply to: #964776 by Intrinsically Knotted
Sep 2, 2018 6:10pm
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As with all beings, it’s all about personality!
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Reply to: #964774 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
Sep 3, 2018 5:27am
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“I’ve never really liked orange cats”

In my experience, orange cats are the bestest — like yellow labs. One of our cats, Dash, is a long-haired, peach-colored love. He comes when called (even from across the yard), will carry on a conversation with you, and will lay on our younger son's stomach/back whenever the son is on the floor. He definitely knows who he belongs to!
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Reply to: #964731 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
Sep 3, 2018 8:36am
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Maybe it's just me, but I think ginger cats are better mousers.

csk
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Reply to: #964810 by Captain Slick Kitty
Sep 3, 2018 10:20am
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CSK, if my pure white serial killer could reach you right now….!
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Sep 4, 2018 7:15am
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Ender is a handsome fellow. Sorry I missed the actual day...I'm currently on my third ginger - all females. My vet shared that 85% of ginger cats are male and our current orange lady "Summer" was the only female she had in her practice.
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Reply to: #964852 by yellowzebra
Sep 4, 2018 7:57pm
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My vet shared that 85% of ginger cats are male and our current orange lady "Summer" was the only female she had in her practice.

Almost all calico cats are female. Of the very rare males, all but 1:3000 are sterile.