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How many cats do ye have?

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by KittyKat1, Aug 10, 2009.


  1. KittyKat1

    KittyKat1 PetForums Member

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    I was just wondering how many cats some of the users of petforums have.
    I have 3, and would love to adopt more, I have room to home at least 3 more, but my partner doesn't think that it is a good idea at the moment to home more.
    I don't think there is such a thing of having too many, lol but was wondering if ye could share some stories on the cats in your lives, and how many is too many! (if there is such a thing)


    Thanks!
    Maybe his will settle the argument between me and my oh once and for all!!! :p
     
  2. kidsandcats

    kidsandcats PetForums Member

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    Hi

    I have only had a maximum of two cats. I would love more but with the cost of pet insurance and decent food for them I can't afford more than two. I am getting two kittens at the end of this month after losing our two little boys in June and there is one remaining kitten in the litter who has yet to be rehomed and I was tempted to say I would have the three but hubby made me realise we can't afford the extra cost!

    Sharon
    x
     
  3. ellie8024

    ellie8024 PetForums VIP

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    i have 4 cats at the minute but did have 13 at one point when i was a child
     
  4. Cat_Crazy

    Cat_Crazy PetForums VIP

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    I currently have 2 of my own cats plus I am fostering a mum and 3 kittens for the RSPCA.

    The most I have had in my home is 13 due to helping friends / family out plus RSPCA fosters and although it was a busy house I loved it!

    I only have quite a small house but they all got on fine and quickly established who was having what space to call there own.

    They were all also indoor only cats.

    I think as a general rule as long as you can afford to care for the cats you own then there is no such thing as too many.
     
  5. thedogsmother

    thedogsmother PetForums VIP

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    I had 4 until recently, when our old boy rehomed himself with a friend and neighbor because he didn't like the young cats, now we just have 3:(.
     
  6. I have 4 cats. did have 5 but our grey girl went missing in April.
     
  7. munchbunch

    munchbunch PetForums VIP

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    I've got 5 cats - didn't mean to have that many - only meant to have 1, but it just sorta happened - & no, they didn't breed, lol!! :D
     
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    hayleyb PetForums VIP

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    i have 1 and a half till the new kitten comes home. my opinion of too many is wen i cant give them all personal time and im sleepin on the floor as my bed had been taken over lol
     
  9. Golia

    Golia PetForums Newbie

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    I have only one cat at the moment but I am thinking to get another one so they could keep each other company. My only concern is that if I have another cat I won't be traveling abroad with them, it would be too complicated. I go often to Italy and they will always have to stay at home while if I had one I could take him with me most of the time. :confused::eek::smilewinkgrin:
     
  10. Spaniel mad

    Spaniel mad PetForums VIP

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    I have 6 cats. 4 females and 2 males

    The oldest is 6 and the youngest 2.

    They all get along great. Even with the dogs
     
  11. Lumpy

    Lumpy PetForums Senior

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    I've got eight moggies ranging in age from 15 to 14 months. I would love to have more but there is no way I can afford it - I struggle now. I also feed a stray - or I think he's a stray:) - when he comes in.

    Seven of my eight are cuddle cats - the eighth loves other cats but isn't keen on people. I have to have a kind of cuddle rota to make sure they all get 1-1 attention. I do sometimes wish I had more hands! I wouldn't be without them though - they all have their individual personalities.

    I work quite long hours and it's lovely to come home and see little piles of fur snuggled up together around the house. It always lifts my spirits and makes me feel all is OK with the world!
     
  12. Crocky

    Crocky PetForums Junior

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    I only have 1.
    I used to have 2, they were sisters, but one day one of them never came home (think she was killed by one of the neighbours).

    Sometimes I think about getting a second one again, but I'm too afraid it won't work between Rocky and the new one... So I guess we'll keep it this way.
     
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    I have 6 queens and 2 studs also 10 babies as well at the mo :D
     
  14. Miss.PuddyCat

    Miss.PuddyCat PetForums VIP

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    I have 3 of my own, Decker, Horris and Tidbit.

    And my moms cat kira.

    Tidbit is the youngest at about 2 to 3 months old

    Decker may be 2 yrs

    Horris is possible 4 yrs

    and kira can be anywhere 13 yrs or older

    None of them were planned but i wouldnt change anything :D

    id have even more if i could.
     
  15. littlekitty

    littlekitty PetForums Senior

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    I have two at the moment but would love more, especially a lilac point siamese.
    Hoping to foster in the future when we've decided if we are moving or not.:wink5:
     
  16. Midnight

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    I have 8 little Darlings !! :smilewinkgrin: x
     
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    sequeena PetForums VIP

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    I have 3 but 2 stay with my mum.
    My mum has 9 in total :D
     
  18. colliemerles

    colliemerles PetForums VIP

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    i have two, but im thinking of getting another,:) ;)
     
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    FREE SPIRIT PetForums VIP

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    I only have the one at the moment. :D
     
  20. stiglet

    stiglet PetForums Newbie

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    I only have two, couldnt handle many more I don't think. Not sure how many you need to be labelled mad cat lady though :laugh: although people call me that anyway
     
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