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Posted on 12/29/2012 8:55:17 AM PST by Daffynition
The black dot on his nose and his white-socked paws do not single out Frankie as a particularly remarkable cat.
So it must be his charm that has led this moggy into the centre of a bitter tug-of-love which ended in a courtroom drama and left one family £20,000 worse off.
The extraordinary row, which has set two lifetime animal lovers against each other, began last year when Rosalind Mahoney handed over Frankie to June Allan on what she thought was a temporary basis
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Happy New Year Caturday!!!
Lessons learned, don’t foster out your pets and find a rental that allows pets. Still, that’s pretty cr@appy of the old woman and the judge.
Cats really take to little old ladies. I picked up a cat at the pound who was given up by a little old lady because she couldn’t take care of him. He was very affectionate and we bonded quickly. However, when my mother came over to visit, he was all over her and ignored me, and she doesn’t particularly like cats.
I think the old lady should have given the cat back to its rightful owner, there has to be countless full grown cats that need homes and it would only take a few days to have a new cat friend again.
That look says, “when the cats take over, you will be the first to die, Mr. Photographer.”
My Zorro not only has a black nose, he has a little goatee and black mask like the original Zorro.
I hope the old lady gets hit by a trolly.......
My mom became ill and she and her beautiful Maine Coon moved in with us. For the remaining 12 years of her life, she and the cat were inseparable companions. Cat would sit under my mom’s chair in the dining room to accept treats, secretly dropped for her. Well, mom passed away, and cat remained with us. We lavished her with attention, special treats, and kept the cat’s favorite blanket on mom’s bed in her empty room. Within a month, I found the cat dead, under mom’s chair in the dining room. I believe she died of a broken heart.
I feel sorry for all the parties involved. I don’t believe the judge was particularly a cat-lover.
There was a thread here recently of a mailman who created a blog with photos of all the cats he typically encounters on his mail routes.....over 50
The case ended up in court and the judge said it was in the best interests of the dog that it not be torn away from his new family. She (the ex-gf) was never charged with burglary, theft, or even forced to compensate the victim monetarily for the loss of his dog.
“My Zorro not only has a black nose, he has a little goatee and black mask like the original Zorro.”
So does my Mao, Mandarin for “the animal that makes the ;mao; (meow) sound.”
Withholding an extremely uncomplimentary comment about the catnapper.
This old woman is reprehensible - I assume that all civilized people will shun her for the remainder of her life. I hope some decent cat-burglar will steal Frankie back and return him to his rightful home. The family will still be out $20k, but at least they will have their pet.
“.. when my mother came over to visit, he was all over her and ignored me”.
I love that story, HerrBlucher! Almost like the kitty knew she had a challenge. You will lovz me, Grammy and luvz me now”. (now why do I think that your Mom really did start loving your kitty?!)
My children and I lived for a few months with my parents while we were looking for a house in the area. My father “hates” cats, but my cat loved him. He would sit talking about how foul cats were, while she stood on his knee, being petted and sticking her claws into his skin. :)
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