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What Pets Do You Have?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Aldebaran, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. andcol

    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    I have 3 and 3/4 whippets
     
  2. sanguine

    sanguine Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Currently five cats, two girls who are Bengal/tabby crosses, and three boys. One of the boys we adopted after some nasty neighbours did a midnight flit and abandoned him, and another has moved in with us from another nice neighbour - they are fine with it, because they know where he is and still see him - he's just got an attitude. Between us we have eight, and I'm sure the cats treat it as one big home. They all get on and visit each other's houses.

    Previously we've also had two rats (great pets) and a house rabbit who thought he was a cat and occasionally tried to mate with them (boy, girl, he wasn't fussy).

    There are another four much-loved cats buried in the garden.
     
  3. SandyDee

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    2 boy cats, Bunny and Polo. Bunny is about 11 (not sure because he was a rescued boy) he has no tail and when we first saw him looked like he was hopping, hence the name. Polo is just over 1 and he's very naughty. I would love a dog but that's impossible with the hours I work, the boys probably wouldn't like it either.
     
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    1 doggy, Levi, 7 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross......

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  5. Orkney 1

    Orkney 1 Type 2 · Member

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    I have a cairn terrier called Hamish who I love to bits. He listens to all my problems and never judges me.
     
  6. Sarah69

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    I have a red smooth minature dashchund boy whos 8 called Bertie, 2 corn snakes also about 8, 3 lemon sablepoot chickens who were hatched a year ago last Sunday and finally a female bearded dragon (a recent pet) and she is about a year! And 2 kids 22 + 16 who sometimes act like animals!!
     
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    I have two Maine Coon cats (toffee and wotsit), one West Highland Terrier puppy called Mollie, an African pygmy hedgehog called Truffle (she kindly lent me her name) and a large corn snake called Rocky.
     
  8. Fallgal

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    One dog, nearly 5 years old, a Westie named Lola.
     

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    lessci Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4 Goldfish, The oldest one is about 11 and goes by the name of Fatpants!
     
  10. CollieBoy

    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morally speaking , I couldn't kill the dog, unless it was a "mercy killing"!
    <Joke- I'm in a funny mood- SORRY>
     
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  11. CollieBoy

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    Sounds like most "in charge" cats to me:):)
     
  12. Giverny

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    I blame my mother, she always gives in to him and ends up feeding him. No wonder he's so fat!
     
  13. chris9996

    chris9996 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    At the moment we have, 1 dog Misty (Rough Collie X German Shepherd) 2 cats brothers (Sox and Tiger) and a dozen foreign birds (one of which is my avatar.

    Previously had 3 dogs, 3 cats, 150 birds, 2 goats, 3 geese and 6 ducks.
     
  14. hale710

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    I totally thought fish only loved a couple years!!

    I'm about to attempt my first partial water change in my new tank tonight. The whole thing is far more complicated than I had anticipated!


    Blogging at drivendiabetic.wordpress.com
     
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    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm in stitches at this. Sounds so wrong when you read it that way!!!


    Blogging at drivendiabetic.wordpress.com
     
  16. Beshlie

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    I have 2 Cavalier King Charles spaniels, Leo, a Blenheim, who will be 6 this year, and Muffin, a black and tan, who will be 7 in 2 weeks time. I've had Cavaliers since 1980. Then there is Purdey, a springer spaniel gundog, who will be 5 this year. She is my husband's dog but he brings her over with him every day.

    I used to keep Japanese koi carp in a building I nicknamed the 'Koi House', and various other fish in a different pond, and fancy goldfish in 2 tanks in the house. The 'Koi House' is now used for storage!
     
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    So long as you don't wash all the bacteria away you should be fine. Always leave part of the filter sponges unwashed.
     
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    2 cats elvis & ozzy who is my avatar pic, plus a 10mth choc lab called George
     
  19. lessci

    lessci Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Goldfish can live up to 40 years (very rare) mine seem to thrive on neglect. Chuck in a bit of flake every morning, change the water when it starts to look murky and alway say morning/hello to them!
     
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  20. CollieBoy

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    At least its not FARTPANTS:facepalm::facepalm: _ Bubbles in the tank!
     
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