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Stitch does the school run!

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by claire8234, May 9, 2017.

  1. claire8234

    claire8234 PetForums VIP

    Mar 8, 2013
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    Stitch does the school run with me most days. He is always waiting at the same spot for me to come out of school. He has to be in front, always trips you up at least once.

    Always jumps onto the wall for a headbutt and then generally up the big tree. Everyone comments on the "cat that thinks he is a dog" so I thought I would try and capture him at it! Havent mastered walking to heal yet :)

    He is a bit jumpy today - (road mending going on in the next street).

    Before anyone says anything about him being outside there are no roads where we are, just the footpath to school

    #1 claire8234, May 9, 2017
    Last edited: May 9, 2017
  2. Tobacat

    Tobacat PetForums Senior

    Oct 24, 2009
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    Oh, he's lovely. They do some funny things, my boy always wanted to follow me at mid day to work, so I'd often bring him back home. Sometimes I felt obliged to explain to people why I was trying to get him to follow me.
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  3. kittih

    kittih PetForums VIP

    Jan 19, 2014
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    Lovely videos.

    Reminds me of my old girl that used to come on walks through the fields. She would run ahead and trip me up like Stitch and if she got tired would asked to be carried. She was very dog savvy and would melt away if there was a dog that didn't like cats but walk straight past if she judged the dog would leave her alone. We had many confused and amazed dog walkers and passers by. On one occasion she was walking through a woodland path behind me when we came across a lady and her Westie coming the other way. The poor dog was terrified and wouldn't pass the cat who was confidently sitting on the path. I had to pick her up so the dog could walk past.

    We never mastered walking to heel either. :)
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  4. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

    Jan 5, 2013
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    One of mum's cats would follow us if we weren't careful. If we spotted her starting to follow we had to run and she would change her mind, and wait for us outside the house to get back.

    A couple of times we failed to spot her and as we were halfway between home and the shop, we put her on our shoulder and took her with us!

    It did become an issue eventually as she started to wander to find us when we went on holiday and it was too much worry for the neighbour who was looking after the cats. So she had to go into a cattery when we went away, for her own good, in the latter years.
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  5. ewelsh

    ewelsh PetForums VIP

    Jan 26, 2011
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    That's so lovely, as if your cats is making sure your all safe or even get lost on route home.

    My cats come with myself and the dogs for our walk in the mornings! It is amusing.
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  6. Custard Mite

    Custard Mite PetForums Junior

    Apr 7, 2016
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    Awww what a lovely video of the gorgoeus Stitch:Cat.....and it also reminded me of our childhood cats walking my sis and I to school when we were kids too - even the paths look the same @claire8234 :) And why do cats always weave around and try and trip you up rather than walk next to you? I've never worked out how they never seem to work out that we only have 2 legs and that they can't operate properly with a cat knotted between them mid-stride!:Hilarious
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  7. Charity

    Charity Endangered Species

    Apr 17, 2013
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    Oh bless him, what a sweetie. Nice to be wanted.
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