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Vistalite Black

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I dearly miss Shaq, my 23-pound Norwegian Forest Cat. It's probably been a decade since he passed.

With that said, I'll never have another animal that craps in a box in my house.
 

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Hnoðri - half Persian

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Hneta - Himalayan Persian

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Our cat Pip Pip. We had three a year ago but two had do be put down because of sickness. She`s 12 years old.
 

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I still miss the late, great Guhdee, who passed 19 years ago.

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When it comes to monsters under the bed, it's important to remember that, as with any animal, habitat is king. Have to have access to food, shelter, and love.

So I took the precaution of preinstalling a monster at my son's bed. One that is well fed and loves him. Voila. We already have one furred/fanged creature with stealth fur and night vision. This prime but of real estate is claimed, so the other monsters avoid it.
 

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I would love to have a Bengal cat. Can't afford $3000 for one, though.

This may be worth a look. There are purebreds on there that people give away because they don't realize the Bengal is a little more difficult and demanding than a regular cat.
 

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This may be worth a look. There are purebreds on there that people give away because they don't realize the Bengal is a little more difficult and demanding than a regular cat.
How diffiicult and demanding is a Bengal?
 

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How diffiicult and demanding is a Bengal?
"If you have to ask..." :cool:

Actually, Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson is a devotee of them and writes about them here.

 

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How diffiicult and demanding is a Bengal?
I have two. I've had two previously as well. Also owned a handful of regular domestic cats prior to that. They typically bond with one person in the house more than everyone else; will not be stopped being up high (counters, all shelves, top of doors, really); very energetic compared to typical house cat-(they play very hard!), more nocturnal, they bore very easily then will get into things/need constant stimulation, gets depressed if you are not around like a dog, etc. They are very manageable, but if you are gone a lot and don't spend 30-60 dedicated minutes a day with them, they can go into a funk. One of my Bengals will run away from me for several days upon return if I leave on a trip longer than two weeks. It's like they code back to "wild".
 

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I have two. I've had two previously as well. Also owned a handful of regular domestic cats prior to that. They typically bond with one person in the house more than everyone else; will not be stopped being up high (counters, all shelves, top of doors, really); very energetic compared to typical house cat-(they play very hard!), more nocturnal, they bore very easily then will get into things/need constant stimulation, gets depressed if you are not around like a dog, etc. They are very manageable, but if you are gone a lot and don't spend 30-60 dedicated minutes a day with them, they can go into a funk. One of my Bengals will run away from me for several days upon return if I leave on a trip longer than two weeks. It's like they code back to "wild".
One would not work for me, since I live alone and am gone at least half the day.

My 14 year old Maine Coon that I've had for 12 years fits my lifestyle just fine.

Thanks for the info.
 
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We actually had a line on a MC mix - but my wife just couldn't get past the long hair bit. Her fur was more like normal longhair without the crazy long tufts on the ears/paws that Maine Coons usually have.
 


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