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My cat Sid was quite excited by that first pic. If you have other contradicting research, I'd love to hear it. Your email address will not be published. Glad you enjoyed the stories! Thanks for stopping in and thanks so much for the shares! While Janet Barnes had no idea where he had gone, Winston ultimately trudged 35 miles from home and lived as a stray for multiple years, apparently either snagging food from strangers or hunting his own. Knowing that the oil or whatever he had gotten into would not come off by itself, we cornered the cat in our basement and wrapped him in old t-shirts while we gave him a bath—no easy task, let me tell you! The cat playing the piano was amazing, wasn't she? Lovecraft In the town of Ulthar, an old couple takes pleasure in killing any cats that stray onto their property. But it was so sweet to see her try to mother them. Voted way up and sharing, thank you for a lovely hub :). 4.0 out of 5 stars True Stories about Dogs and Cats by Eliza Lee Cabot Follen. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on September 03, 2013: DDE - It's so nice to see you here. Through my articles, you can learn about the animals we all know and love! Rebecca Mayglothling from Binghamton NY on July 01, 2013: Okay, okay, I'll try to like my boyfriend's cat..... she just doesn't do any of this stuff. "A day in the life of Oscar the cat". This Golden Retriever became like a father to the abandoned kitten, comforting her and playing with her. - Anyway, a very interesting hub well written, Stephanie. Meanwhile, she went outdoors again and in a few minutes was back with another baby bunny. A cat taken far from its home can return to it. :). “A group of kids approached Jackson, threw him into the air, ran over him with their bikes and squirted energy drinks in his face.”. But the most interesting part of this story was yet to come. Whatever your answer, this article is for you…. Cats have never forgotten this. Once the patient died and he was no longer needed, he would leave the room. Cat is always cute and adorable. I enjoyed reading your hub. Her name was Pussy. Every cat I've ever had has loved tuna juice! They were both old, but I think Ashley was heartbroken when Misty died. After about 15 minutes, the bear came down and tried to escape only to be chased once again by a hissing and spitting mad Jack who treed the bear once again. The bullying began in the front yard of Ethan’s home. It's so nice to meet another cat lover. I had a cat that followed me everwhere just like a dog. Read about some of the our cat rehoming stories from our three sites. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 02, 2013: Beckieland - Haha...you already know the way to a cat's heart! My favorite is the cat with the piano....awesome. Thanks so much for your comments, votes and share! It was adorable. His owners brought him in to be euthanized, but the doctors decided to give him a second chance. Similarly, it appears as if Jessiepon and Ponzu also needed Ichimi, as Jessiepon’s old cat, Wasabi, died just weeks prior. They are amazing animals. At the vet, veterinarians cared for Jackson the cat, who ultimately recovered from his injuries. It's wonderful when all of your pets are friends and get along so well. [1] The story of Q199’s rescue was all over the news. Stephanie - Amazing stories indeed. How to keep animals safe and calm on Bonfire Night. I love my kitties. Read on for true stories about remarkable cats who adopted bunnies, played the piano, chased a bear and predicted death. Stevie spied him and said, “That’s my cat!” and, sure enough, Tiger walked in to greet his young owner. Never once did she cause a problem or have to be confined. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on October 16, 2016: Hi Martin - Cats definitely choose their own people! She loved me for the first month until we took her to get spayed. She still has times she acts just like a kitten, racing through the house after everything that moves. Neither Ashley nor Misty liked that behavior, but Misty was too little to do anything about it. My sister-in-law had a barn cat, Sunny, a big orange tom that was friendly as could be. My sister found a stray little kitten it was alone we thing it’s mom had died from a car! This should bring a smile to many faces! One day while at work my wife rang me and said, we are getting a cat. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 18, 2013: DeborahNeyens - Thanks for sharing your amazing cat story! He seemed to know her and she thought, could it be Sunny? Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 21, 2013: bac2basics - So glad you enjoyed my hub about amazing cats! Bravewarrior - You do sound like a dyed in the wool cat lover! I've had cats all my life --our house didn't seem the same after my last cat, Gemini passed away. Americans spend more annually on cat food than on baby food. Thanks so much for stopping in to read, comment and share! Fajita is certainly one of many amazing cats. The pics are great. News. Put him out right now, Eve. I was made aware of a peeping tom when she got in the window and started hissing & growling. by Eliza Lee Follen. She enjoys the company of animals and has owned various cats and dogs over the years. If the resident cat is bathed regularly the allergic people tolerate it better. She's buried in my backyard, complete with a coffin that Misty's dad made for her. I had to put a hasp & padlock on my outside door. True Stories About Cats And Dogs. This happened about five years ago, this cat was to be a companion to my wife after we lost our youngest son in a car accident. If you don’t believe me view the stories posted by site visitors just below this article. and they are not only loving but also funny and cheer up their owners. But somehow this remarkable cat knew that we were a safe haven and that it would only be a matter of time until his master came to claim him. In 1987 cats overtook dogs as the number one pet in America. The rest is how you say is history. ^. Read 452 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. She used to live in a small, beautiful house in a village. Meet all the cats looking for new homes. Thanks so much for sharing you story about him. Chris Achilleos - It's wonderful that your dogs accepted the new cat and that they all get along so well. Just Ask Susan - I'm so glad you enjoyed these stories of amazing cats. To everyone's surprise, the cheerful cat made a quick recovery. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 02, 2014: Peggy W - I do love cats! We believe the mother rabbit moved them to a safer place. It was summer and the sun was shining brightly in the sky. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on May 03, 2013: Loved this. The thing about cats is they make rewarding and loving pets. Sadly, within a very short time, both newborns died. True Cat Story I peered closely with my reading glasses at my book, trying not to be distracted by a domestic outcry in the other room. I don't know how young she is, probably between 2 to 3 months old. He saw the cat and could not bring himself to place him back outside in the blistering weather. Below are 35 heartbreaking stories that highlight the dangers of leaving cats outside to roam the streets: 1. Read “The Cats of Ulthar” The shelter where we adopted our kitten made us sign a form agreeing not to ever declaw him. I built a garden around her. Meet the cats . Sometimes they surprise you! It took me decades to get over her death. She told me at the pet shop she put her finger up about three inches away from the cage and this little kitten sat down and reached out with its front paws and pulled my wifes finger towards the cage. She tolerated kittens & put up with puppies. FlourishAnyway - It looks like your King Isaiah was looking out for his subjects! The videos are just darling! In 2018, 15 years after the disappearance of Winston, Janet received a call from the veterinarian clinic asking if she had a lost cat. But I do see a cat in my future at some point in time. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on June 16, 2013: Eiddwen - Now that a 7 month old kitten has joined our household, we will surely have some interesting stories to share! Megan Houston Sager. In 2014, he arrived at an animal shelter in Poland with a severe disease of the upper respiratory tract, which caused him excruciating pain. She would chase big dogs out of our yard all the time. I'm always amazed by stories of what cats can do...they just seem to have a whole other dimension sometimes. Great hub! Recently, a little tortoise shell cat named Holly was lost in Datona Beach, Florida. What a nice story about a very special cat! Whether they perform remarkable feats of bravery or show off with silly tricks, each cat is a unique individual. We kept Missy indoors for the rest of the day and night. Amazing True Stories about Cats. lol! And a final trip from Az. Back in 2013, a kitten named Ichimi (the owners are from Asia) was “abandoned by her mother,” according to several news articles, and left as a stray. Oscar would offer comfort and attention to the dying patient and family members who were in attendance. Thanks for visiting and for your comments! Unless locked from the outside, she could open every door. Really enjoyed reading this hub! All my cats have just turned up and now I have a dog which I feel is putting them off! People who are allergic to cats are actually allergic to cat saliva or to cat dander. Hi Stephanie, what an amazing story of Missy, and those adopted bunnies, that is so sweet, but I am glad you found the mother rabbit and took them back, and the stray! Hi Karen Hellier, I'm glad you enjoyed these stories about some amazing cats! Eliza Lee Follen's True Stories about Cats and Dogs consists of 1 parts for ease of reading. You can’t blame the cat – … :). What a lovely memorial to build a garden around her burial site. Our poor frustrated mama cat never tried adopting baby bunnies again. He has become famous through Dr. David Dosa's bestselling book, Making the Rounds With Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat. She enjoys independence, intelligence, and quirkiness. I have a stray cat that's been a house cat for a few years now. Great article @Stephanie!! Love these cat facts and tales. Deborah Neyens from Iowa on July 18, 2013: Your stories are amazing. Because these five heartwarming cat stories are the ‘cherry on top’ for a great day and the medicine for a bad one. In June of 2006, Jack, a 15 lb. Oscar is a rescue cat who was adopted by the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, Rhode Island. I especially liked the story of how Tiger came home. She died when she was 17 1/2 years old, but she was my best friend and an amazing cat. Tales of heroic cats, cats with important jobs and uplifting, heartwarming, feel good stories of cats that have helped their owners. I have three indoor cats today and 2 outdoor cats that have adopted me. I took her to the vets with no cage or collar or leach. Thanks so much for stopping in to read and comment! :(. Prasetio30 - I'm so glad you enjoyed my cat stories! Cats pop up in many religions as well, as both angelic and devilish figures. Thanks for stopping in to visit and comment! Like birds, cats have a homing ability that uses its biological clock, the angle of the sun, and the Earth's magnetic field. I got her when I was 20 and she died when I was 40. Unfortunately I don't have a cat at the moment. It was heartbreaking to hear Missy crying and calling for her babies as she searched the house for her kittens. Janet, meanwhile, recovered from the loss and tended to new pets. In this particular story, a Columbus, Ohio resident named Gary Rosenhein was suffering a heart attack when 9-1-1 emergency services received a call. Thanks for sharing it. Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on April 28, 2013: Stephanie, Misty and Ashley died within 6 months of each other. It's amazing how you guys love cats. She was so smart it was almost scary. My sister-in-law came to suspect that he had another family he visited who fed him and cared for him. Several dogs moved in, along with some teenagers, and after about eight months it appears as if Winston had had enough of the transitions. Thanks for sharing your cat story! Charming very short book with stories of cats and dogs delivered in a style of Mother telling bedtime stories to her children. He wouldn't leave me alone. The hero cat was taken by Karen Wellen, who cared for her until her death 11 years later. It was our first family dinner together since our son and his family moved to our town, and our grandson was telling us how much he missed his cat that had been gone for more than a month in spite of all their efforts to find him. Read True Stories about Cats and Dogs, free online version of the book by Eliza Lee Follen, on ReadCentral.com. Most cat owners are convinced that cats, especially their cats, are truly amazing. Animals exhibiting signs and symptoms of distress should be seen by a veterinarian immediately. The cats mother wasn’t letting her nurse so my parents took her in. :) Most people don't believe that cats can be very territorial and protective until they see it with their own eyes. I will check out the link you sent. We have a cat that was supposed to be mine. Stephanie, as a cat lover I really enjoyed this hub. But these cat stories made me happy! When she was 13 I introduced 4 kitten to my home. The pictures are what make this story so incredible. Dogs don't have the same freedom in our society. Never harming them. He figured out a way to jump from the table, grab hold of the handle on our sliding door, with both paws and swing back and forth, until he pulled it open. Your Tommy sounds like a real escape artist! Sheila Brown from Southern Oklahoma on April 29, 2013: Your cat stories are awesome! Using this Facebook Group, we hope to provide you with a community that encourages, inspires, and educates you as you raise your dog or cat. Pamela99 - Your tuxedo cat sounds like a loveable giant! He climbs up in the bed and goes to sleep between my husband and I. There are many stories of cats who have managed to travel long distances to return to their homes. Cats can be utterly weird but it’s their very strange behavior that makes a cat owner’s life very interesting. I found him wounded so I took him in, without thinking about the dogs at home :) It took about a month for them to get along but once they did they would play and cuddle with each other. Glad you enjoyed these stories. Max + Maude has a Facebook Group that supplements its blog. Seven years later, Jen went outside and found an old orange tomcat on her porch. I proudly own two cats who are each unique. Currently sharing her RV with two cats, Stephanie is a lifelong cat lover. I absolutely love the cat stories. Although nursing home staff say that Oscar is not friendly to most people, his mission in life seems to be to give comfort to the dying. All made me smile, thanks! Choose the part of True Stories about Cats and Dogs which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. There was … My son and his wife have 6 cats and every time we visit we are witnessing a strange combination of their personalities in their amusing interaction. She just gives me dirty looks. Sgbrown - Sometimes resident dogs will accept a new cat into the home, other times it's a more difficult transition. Thanks to Wendell’s courage and Jackson’s determination, this story has become heartwarming and even inspiring. Cat Stories Told From the Heart The following cat stories have been submitted by the many cat lovers who visit this site every day. Thanks so much for your comments. Buy online. Vote up and MEEEEOOOOOW :-). :) Glad you enjoyed the stories and videos of these amazing cats. Apparently, it is not unusual for cats to adopt baby animals of another species. One cat is a tuxedo cat that weighs close to 20 lbs., but is full of love. It's wonderful that your mother was able to laugh and enjoy your cat's antics! One night we saw him in the basement covered in oil that he must have gotten into in our neighbor’s repair shop. She also knew that if any food, even a butter dish, was on the kitchen table she was not allowed on it. They’re some of the cutest photos I’ve ever seen: A stray kitten baking in the heat noticed an apartment door creak open, and she darted inside to cool off. The most incredible story about cats I saw on a You Tube video, with a cat that intimidated an alligator to pull backwards into water. Enjoyed. From Wis. to Tex. Edgar Allan Poe, ‘ The Black Cat ’. These amazing and heartwarming stories about cats makes me want to go to a shelter right now and adopt one. She so loved gardens! We’ll never know if he negotiated the small river that flowed between us, or if he followed the road over bridges to get to our house. If Janet hadn’t answered that call, Winston likely would have been euthanized because of his age and condition. Thanks for stopping by to share your story about Tommy. Halloween in the pandemic: Costumes and candy, at a distance. Perhaps your dog would accept a kitten into your home? An orange, de-clawed cat like this one Intimidated a bear! He was long in the tooth when we found him, and looked ragged, but he quickly became King of our cat domain. I just adopted two lovely cats from a shelter...it was so hard to make a choice from all the loveable and beautiful animals there! She traveled in my car with no carrier or cage. I offered to watch his 11-year-old male toy poodle. My cat Pepper stepped in and protected the toy poodle the entire time he stayed here. She managed to navigate almost 200 miles and showed up two months later near her home in West Palm Beach, Florida. I loved your amazing cat stories. The stories are short and often have a lesson to be learned. Required fields are marked *. Thanks for sharing this story. Try as we might, we could not get him to trust us, and ended up letting him go back down into our basement where he found his way back out into the cold November night again. Cats are the only animal that walks on their claws, not the pads of their feet. Voted up and beautiful. Ethan, along with his mother, believe that they now have a really close bond with their cute cuddly companion. Thank you so much for being a part of it! How to rehome a cat Find out about our simple three-step cat rehoming process. Upon making the connection with Winston, Janet eagerly went to the vet clinic and found Winston in bad condition from his life as a stray. At some point around 15-years-ago, Janet and her husband, Peter, decided to purchase a new house. Lifestyle. This is an excellent book for children who love animals. [and other rich pets]. I have heard many stories about cats and nursing homes and hospices. I loved the bunny story. So, they let them loose and observed their activity. Thanks for sharing, Stephanie, and the video is adorable. Sick and cold stray cat knocks on woman's window begging for help. The man inside had ventured down the stairs after “crying” in his room “after a very messy breakup,” he later confessed. ", "Dogs believe they are human. I took her each trip when I got the other 3 kitten to be fixed. Here's to so many more for us both to share on here. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on November 14, 2017: Daniel - What is your objection? Very well written and good presentation. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. Declawing your cats is cruel! I also like dogs and have both dogs and cats in my life. Keep Your Pet Safe This Autumn (8 Helpful Tips for Dogs and Cats). Two cats killed after fireworks were strapped to them and set alight. This is a true story about a lovely gray and white female cat, Missy, who gave birth to two sickly kittens. The patients he stayed with would often die within a few hours. All the up votes and pinning to my Cats board, G+, Tweeting and also sharing. If These 3 Ingredients are in your Pet Food…Watch Out! I'm so sorry for your loss. Wendell, appalled at what the group was doing, saved Jackson by telling his mother what was going on. 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