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Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by spid, Nov 26, 2012.


  1. spid

    spid PetForums VIP

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    I'm taking a sabbatical - I'll pop on every now and then - but if you want me, PM me as that comes through on my emails (I have other notifications turned off). I will read as a guest though.
     
  2. Jenny1966

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    Never let things get to you ((hugs))
     
  3. MoggyBaby

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    Noooooooo!!!! Please don't go away. We need your voice of reason and expertise around here. :( :( :(
     
  4. tincan

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    Come on Spid your tougher than that :)..... don't let the barstewards get you down, they are not worth it xx
     
  5. Cazzer

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    look after yourself Spid x
     
  6. Jonescat

    Jonescat Don't do nothing. Do something.

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    I really hope this is isn't because of the last few days, but is because, as you said, you have other things to take care of.

    Hope you can be back soon.
     
  7. hd1

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    That's as shame. I'm new here and every bit of information I get is from you. Hope you come back soon.
     
  8. hobbs2004

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    I think a lot of us have been there too, so I do understand - you will be sorely missed, so do come back. Do I have licence to copy your lovely missive in your absence (when I am about and it could come in useful? Pretty please?

    x
     
  9. baffled

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    Erm as a newby, whatever has gone on is none of my business, but as someone who is getting a cat shortly, the advice you gave me yesterday was very helpful. Its a shame that others will not benefit from your obvious knowledge. I would suggest a nice Shiraz and a calm down personally:(
     
  10. dagny0823

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    :frown5:

    (((((((((((((((Huge hugs)))))))))
     
  11. spid

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    Yes Hobbs - cut and paste to your hearts content and even make it better.

    To the rest of you - thank you - I've been thinking about it for a while - I'm not leaving - just not living on here for a while - I did it once before and I came back - I'm not going - just lurking. As I say I will monitor and I will answer PMs.

    No one is irreplaceable - even the egotistical me knows that.

    I love Shiraz and I live calm as you all know (gwarf) but today - I've had enough and it's time to take a step back and not let PF influence my life so much.
     
  12. simplysardonic

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    I know where you're coming from, a change is good as a rest they say, take care of yourself & your lovely cats x
     
  13. ewelsh

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    I will miss you Spid :(
     
  14. oliviarussian

    oliviarussian Meeoow!

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    You will be sorely missed.... although I do understand and respect your decision, hope to see you back again when you feel ready... :(:(:( from a purely selfish point of view tho I do feel sad as we have lost so many knowledgable, sensible and straight talking members who were always ready to give advice even tho' it sometimes didn't make them popular!
     
  15. Monika Marta

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    I am sorry to read that. I am relatively new and not very active on this forum, but there were a lot of threads which I were reading thinking ' I wonder what Spid will advise' - and always found your advice very reasonable. And I think you are very nice person, at least from what I have read on here :)
    But if you have to you have to. So have a nice break from forum and come back to us quickly :eek:
     
  16. sarahecp

    sarahecp Crazy Cat Lady of Bucks

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    You will be truly missed Spid.

    Take care and don't stay away too long xx
     
  17. Chiantina

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    Take care! Your knowledge will definitely be missed as every time you post, you talk sense!!

    Hope you come back soon!! :)
     
  18. buffie

    buffie Mentored by Meeko

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    A change is as good as a rest, so they say :),and sometimes we need a change.Take care while you are away .
     
  19. carly87

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    Great minds think alike, Hobbs. Was going to ask the same thing! When you've put your touches to it, I might beg the both of you if I can copy it too!

    Spid, I'll message you later. Big hugs.
     
  20. welshjet

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    Take care and don't stay away for too long



    There is one other option .....................

    ban yourself from cat chat and come and join us friendlies on General Chat - we have much more fun on there .......................

    Take care Spid and hope to see you posting soon

    Clare xxx
     
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