true stories about cats

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. to Wis. and back. But jasmine had her own idea on whom she would belong. We had two cats who terrorized a big gentle German Shepard...one of them backed him into a corner and the other jumped on his back. Put him out right now, Eve. Every cat I've ever had has loved tuna juice! In 2014, he arrived at an animal shelter in Poland with a severe disease of the upper respiratory tract, which caused him excruciating pain. I love the sayings too, yes cats do believe they are the boss and we are just there for their benefit! Well my girl dog brownie (large dog) didn't want this tiny poodle near her. Max + Maude has a Facebook Group that supplements its blog. - Anyway, a very interesting hub well written, Stephanie. Because he was soaking wet and sickly looking, we locked him in our bathroom with food, water, and a litter box for a few hours until he dried off. These stories from 2013 will melt your heart. She's buried in my backyard, complete with a coffin that Misty's dad made for her. I would never declaw a cat and most Veterinarians I know would not do it. It was awful. Brad decided to adopt the animal and gave the cat the name “Q199” after the name of the train where he was found. Ashley was friends with my neighbor's aging Toy Poodle, Misty. The shelter where we adopted our kitten made us sign a form agreeing not to ever declaw him. It was adorable. He has become famous through Dr. David Dosa's bestselling book, Making the Rounds With Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat. Sunny must have known that the farm was just the place to retire for his last years! Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on May 11, 2013: fpherj48 - That is really an amazing cat story! Cats have never forgotten this. The man noticed the cat was in poor health, and he took him to the vet. I had a cat that followed me everwhere just like a dog. I have a stray cat that's been a house cat for a few years now. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £25. All his fur was matted, and he was frail and weak. We never realized this was going on until we heard the kids laughing one day and watched it for ourselves. How very sweet that your cat protected her friend so well! Once the patient died and he was no longer needed, he would leave the room. I love that they can just go where they want. I especially liked the story of how Tiger came home. lol! :(. Sometimes they surprise you! So glad you enjoyed the stories and cat facts. The story behind A Street Cat Named Bob The formerly homeless James met Bob in 2007 when he was enrolled in a methadone programme and living in supported housing. Thanks for visiting and for sharing, Peggy! Hero cat. 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. Thanks for sharing your cat story! He was long in the tooth when we found him, and looked ragged, but he quickly became King of our cat domain. Good stuff! She doesn't want to leave the garage where most of my pets stay and amazingly, she is not scared of the dogs. ", "Dogs believe they are human. Thanks for stopping in to read and comment! He bossed our other cats relentlssly. "In a cat's eyes, all things belong to cats. What Do I Do About It? She treated him like he was her child. Meet all the cats looking for new homes. Thanks for sharing and passing this on. Thanks so much for your comments, votes and share! If Janet hadn’t answered that call, Winston likely would have been euthanized because of his age and condition. It looked like 1 very large cat with 2 heads. I'm still gonna give her the tuna fish water after I drain it from the can and hope for the best. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 02, 2013: Beckieland - Haha...you already know the way to a cat's heart! :). In 1987 cats overtook dogs as the number one pet in America. A cat can jump even seven times as high as it is tall. What a lovely memorial to build a garden around her burial site. Then from Wis. to Conn. then back. I'm always amazed by stories of what cats can do...they just seem to have a whole other dimension sometimes. Sign up below for my completely FREE newsletter, with articles coming out every Monday morning! There’s no shortage of amazing cats! Oscar is a rescue cat who was adopted by the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, Rhode Island. It was summer and the sun was shining brightly in the sky. to Az. Had to hit all the buttons and will be sharing and pinning too. Ethan, along with his mother, believe that they now have a really close bond with their cute cuddly companion. The cat has taken them all out and plays soccer with them all over the house. If you have other contradicting research, I'd love to hear it. I offered to watch his 11-year-old male toy poodle. Their antics never cease to amaze and entertain! And a final trip from Az. My sister-in-law came to suspect that he had another family he visited who fed him and cared for him. Stephanie, as a cat lover I really enjoyed this hub. In the back of my head I was hearing Kay shouting “Put him out! It was Sunny, now 17 years old, coming home after all that time away. She has been with us for 2 weeks now and seems to think dogs are fun toys, that is, sometimes, when the dogs tolerate her antics. Love your Hub! ... and not a cat sanctuary if you get suspicious later on in the story. I love cats and enjoy reading stories about the amazing things they do. Ah well. ". Bravewarrior - You do sound like a dyed in the wool cat lover! Great hub! Sadly, within a very short time, both newborns died. declawed cat, protected his territory from a black bear by chasing it up a tree when the bear wandered into his yard in Milford, New Jersey. Sharon Smith from Northeast Ohio USA on July 20, 2013: This was a very enjoyable read Steph. I had a gray long haired cat, Dusti for 20 years. Thanks so much for sharing your story with us! 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. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on May 06, 2013: Tebo - Cats do seem to have a sixth sense about many things, and are just amazing creatures. One afternoon, she came through her basement cat door carefully carrying a very tiny baby bunny by the scruff of its neck. This one table was under a large window that Dusti liked to look out of. I absolutely love the cat stories. Thanks so much for sharing you story about him. I got a cat when I was 15, Jack. He would sit on the air conditioner outside and wait for the dogs to come scratch on the door to come in. Add to Cart. Mommy and Baby Cat . Prasetio30 - I'm so glad you enjoyed my cat stories! A group of youngsters (kittens) is called a kindle; those old-timers (adult cats) form a clowder. I guess they know I speak their language. Cat owners everywhere have strange and interesting stories of their own amazing cats. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on October 15, 2016: I agree, Jess! My cat Pepper stepped in and protected the toy poodle the entire time he stayed here. 1 Star - I hated it 2 Stars - I didn't like it 3 Stars - It was OK 4 Stars - I liked it 5 Stars - I loved it. tipoague - I really think that cats have a sense of humor, and love to make bigger animals look foolish. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on June 26, 2013: Sheilamyers - So glad you enjoyed these amazing cat stories! Like other conscientious staff, he makes rounds of the patients each day, sniffing each one and sometimes choosing to curl up with certain ones. Read on for true stories about some of the most remarkable cats! The Spaniel kept smelling Misty's butt. I love my cats and how they entertain me all the time! Who is that wonderful looking cat? If These 3 Ingredients are in your Pet Food…Watch Out! New England Journal of Medicine 357 (4): 328–329.). Thanks, Vinaya! Your email address will not be published. Thanks for stopping by....your comments make me want to purrrrr.... prasetio30 from malang-indonesia on April 28, 2013: Dear, Stephanie. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 14, 2013: MsDora - Cats can be so funny and entertaining! Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on June 25, 2013: erinshelby - Apparently Nora's version of a lovely melody is a little different than ours, but anyone who's heard male cats yowling in their back yard calling for their female lady-love knows they march to a different drummer (or piano player, as the case may be!). One day, my neighbors had a friend over who took his Springer Spaniel everywhere he went. The third and, by far, best story of 2006 just goes to show something awesome was happening to the cats in the world that year. Trying to tune into what was causing him so much distress, he led me to a neighbor's crawl space, where one of our black cats had accidentally become locked. Really, it might take a while for her to warm up to you, but don't give up! How to rehome a cat Find out about our simple three-step cat rehoming process. Seanorjohn - We become so attached to our cats (and dogs) - it is heartbreaking to lose one to a horrible accident. I proudly own two cats who are each unique. Read about some of the our cat rehoming stories from our three sites. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on August 27, 2013: CraftytotheCore - How adorable that your cat protected the little poodle from your big dog! Enjoyed. Oh the things cats will do for attention...LOL! Gypsy Rose Lee - The cat is the lead picture is Shadow. 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. If the resident cat is bathed regularly the allergic people tolerate it better. Cat Stories Told From the Heart The following cat stories have been submitted by the many cat lovers who visit this site every day. :). In the past I witnessed a small female dog which was an "alpha" in a pack of much larger stray dogs - so I am speculating that there must be an "energy language" between animals which makes some smaller animals "emit intimidating vibes" - and also that You Tube video more believable. In my internet searches, I have found stories of cats who survived life threatening treks to find their owners.There's a cat who chased a bear out of his territory and a cat who comforted the dying in a nursing home. I know many of my visitors love to read stories about cats and also many like to write their own stories. Even though I have 2 dogs I still miss my cat Rambo. I had 17 good years with her, tho. During the ride back to Edmonton, Brad peeled ice off the cat and fed him water. I have always owned cats (or vice versa) and love them! Francis arthur Rawlinson on November 14, 2018: Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on September 26, 2018: How lucky you were to have such a wonderful cat in your life for so many years! She only weighed 12 lbs but she was very tall. He wouldn't leave me alone. The black cat in the photo is named Rademenes. The Cat Who Adopted Bunnies This is a true story about a lovely gray and white female cat, Missy, who gave birth to two sickly kittens. Reviewed in the United States on April 20, 2014. Eliza Lee Follen's True Stories about Cats and Dogs consists of 1 parts for ease of reading. From Wis. to Tex. My parents had had her all of her life and she was so gentle and loving. I enjoyed reading your hub. The Spaniel took off running and wouldn't go into the back yard unless Ashley wasn't in sight. Up and FB shared for my friends to enjoy as well :). Read on for true stories about remarkable cats who adopted bunnies, played the piano, chased a bear and predicted death. Unless locked from the outside, she could open every door. We Africans (Kenyans) do not easily get that attached to pets, except for a few people like me. How to keep animals safe and calm on Bonfire Night. She was so smart it was almost scary. A cat taken far from its home can return to it. I had a declawed Seal Point Himilayan named Ashley. The man, meanwhile, decided to adopt the cat and name him Fajita, after the food he’d given him. Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on July 01, 2014: I loved reading this and those videos were precious. It is not meant to substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, or formal and individualized advice from a veterinary medical professional. But it was so sweet to see her try to mother them. At some point around 15-years-ago, Janet and her husband, Peter, decided to purchase a new house. When one of the older boys pushed Ethan over, however, Smudge the Tabby cat pounced on the bully and caused him and his friends to run away. Most cat lovers would do anything to defend their favorite pet, but cats can still be very misunderstood. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on June 25, 2014: Precy anza - Glad you enjoyed my stories about amazing cats! Janet, meanwhile, recovered from the loss and tended to new pets. She had a real low gutteral growl/meow when she was pissed and would puff up. :) Glad you enjoyed the stories and videos of these amazing cats. Buy online. When they arrived, they found Tommy the cat by the phone. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 21, 2013: bac2basics - So glad you enjoyed my hub about amazing cats! Anyway, she had a bowl of plastic fruits on her dining table. To everyone's surprise, the cheerful cat made a quick recovery. The cats mother wasn’t letting her nurse so my parents took her in. This is a True Story About a Cat. Cats believe they are God. The bullying began in the front yard of Ethan’s home. But one time, Sunny didn't come back. She just gives me dirty looks. Halloween in the pandemic: Costumes and candy, at a distance. It has been scientifically proven that owning cats is good for our health and can decrease the occurrence of high blood pressure and other illnesses. Through my articles, you can learn about the animals we all know and love! Cat rehoming stories; Cat rehoming stories. I do love him though but I do miss having a cat. They offer comfort, companionship and amusement and are just such wonderful company. As Stevie spoke, our stray tiger cat walked up from our basement and stood there staring at him. Amazing True Stories about Cats. Thanks so much for stopping in to read, comment and share! A cat adopting bunnies when grieving is so endearing. The thing about cats is they make rewarding and loving pets. My sister found a stray little kitten it was alone we thing it’s mom had died from a car! Now his name is Sampson and he is playful and cute we have 7 cats now. I have heard many stories about cats and nursing homes and hospices. and from Tex. Thanks so much for your comments and the share! 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. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on September 14, 2013: Dolores Monet - I loved the cat who gave comfort to patients in the nursing home. She would chase big dogs out of our yard all the time. She enjoys the company of animals and has owned various cats and dogs over the years. See video below of cats who adopted baby rabbits. 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. Vinaya Ghimire from Nepal on May 10, 2013: I'm a cat lover. I'm glad you enjoyed these amazing cat stories. Glad you enjoyed the stories! Denise Handlon from North Carolina on April 29, 2013: Awww, as a relatively new cat owner I loved this hub and can attest to the 'amazing cat' stories. The anecdotes are told in a narrative form. and they are not only loving but also funny and cheer up their owners. That must have been a site to watch the bear climbing a tree to escape the attack cat. They also noted that he was underweight, had an upper respiratory infection, and had his eyes crusted shut. The pics are great. TENKAY from Philippines on July 20, 2013: A stray kitten adopted me and my 5 dogs one very rainy day. It even jumped into the car when I set off on journeys and enjoyed looking out at the scenery. Chris Achilleos - It's wonderful that your dogs accepted the new cat and that they all get along so well. He was not a cat person at all and kept making rude comments about cats. Never once did she cause a problem or have to be confined. I love this hub very much. The rest is how you say is history. Shadow loved traveling with his owners in an RV. Daniel Richardson from Liverpool, UK on November 14, 2017: Hey I object to your sidebar fact that; "Cats are the only animal that walk on their claws, not the pads of their feet.". One November, a shy tiger cat became a regular, sneaking up the basement stairs to help himself to the cat food on our basement stair landing, but scooting away if we tried to lure him closer. Sick and cold stray cat knocks on woman's window begging for help. She managed to navigate almost 200 miles and showed up two months later near her home in West Palm Beach, Florida. The cat playing the piano was amazing, wasn't she? Our poor frustrated mama cat never tried adopting baby bunnies again. I hope you enjoy these cat stories as much as I enjoyed writing them. Dusti traveled from Wis. to Mas.. and back again. I got her when I was 20 and she died when I was 40. Besides smelling with their nose, cats can smell with an additional organ called the Jacobson's organ, located in the upper surface of the mouth. :) Most people don't believe that cats can be very territorial and protective until they see it with their own eyes. I have one, too. She could roam through a park and come back when called. Stephanie Henkel (author) from USA on July 18, 2013: DeborahNeyens - Thanks for sharing your amazing cat story! Thanks for sharing these wonderful stories. “A group of kids approached Jackson, threw him into the air, ran over him with their bikes and squirted energy drinks in his face.”. Thanks so much for your comments. Voted way up and sharing, thank you for a lovely hub :). Whether they perform remarkable feats of bravery or show off with silly tricks, each cat is a unique individual. Discover a whole world of feline true stories at The Cat Gallery, the UK's premier cat themed shop. The World’s RICHEST Dog??? Thanks for stopping by to comment! One night we saw him in the basement covered in oil that he must have gotten into in our neighbor’s repair shop. Tenkay - Even dogs can't resist a cute little kitten, it seems. My sister-in-law had a barn cat, Sunny, a big orange tom that was friendly as could be. This is an excellent book for children who love animals. Brad even pre-chewed beef jerky so that the cat would have something soft to eat. This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. So, they let them loose and observed their activity. Not sure my husband would agree so I had better hold off. Thanks to Wendell’s courage and Jackson’s determination, this story has become heartwarming and even inspiring. I also like dogs and have both dogs and cats in my life. Perhaps your dog would accept a kitten into your home? Tips for cat owners, and stories about funny and sweet felines from around the world. Why Is Chocolate So Bad for Dogs and Cats? 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