Our pets

Maya74

Dreamland, Vojvodina Serbia

Our pets
I noticed that similar topics are closed or very old, so I decided to start another one. smile

Do you have pets? I have a black 12-year-old cat. smile

Do you think that pets can be a great way to meet someone? When both people have pets, they instantly have something in common and a lot of experiences and anecdotes to share. smile Did you ever meet anyone thanks to your pet?

What would you do if your partner disliked your pet? Or if they were allergic to it?
Re: Our pets
Maya74: I noticed that similar topics are closed or very old, so I decided to start another one.

Do you have pets? I have a black 12-year-old cat.

Do you think that pets can be a great way to meet someone? When both people have pets, they instantly have something in common and a lot of experiences and anecdotes to share. Did you ever meet anyone thanks to your pet?

What would you do if your partner disliked your pet? Or if they were allergic to it?


I dont have pet now.
I hate cat because one cat eaten my parrot...devil
Re: Our pets
Maya74: I noticed that similar topics are closed or very old, so I decided to start another one.

Do you have pets? I have a black 12-year-old cat.

Do you think that pets can be a great way to meet someone? When both people have pets, they instantly have something in common and a lot of experiences and anecdotes to share. Did you ever meet anyone thanks to your pet?

What would you do if your partner disliked your pet? Or if they were allergic to it?



I have 2 dogs, both rescues. One is old now, and doesn't go walking anymore. But she is still the boss of the household. She reigns over us like a queen.grin

When she used to go out walking, she used to attract people to her all the time. She is a real people-dog, and expected everybody to drop everything to rub her, and they used to laugh
I have had friends who were terrified of dogs from past experience and after her winning them over with her charm, they are now doting dog owners themselves.

My younger dog is more of a challenge. She was very badly treated before I got her, so she was terrified of people,,of life in general. She is slowly improving with lots of love and direction, but she is a work in progress. However, when she does know and trust people, she is such a sweet, loving, dog. She is gorgeous.

As for a prospective partner. The dogs are part of my life, so the new person would either have to fit in, or else he would never become more than prospective. I would need an animal lover who appreciates the love a dog can give, and what they contribute to a home.
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I'm a huge animal lover having worked with Australia's largest private land owner and wildlife conservancy organization in the remote outback. I can't ride an elephant and have been removed from an Indonesian village for releasing captive monkeys.

So, I'm in conflict about keeping pets. On one hand it's a positive thing to do if the animal is at risk, injured or in danger. But, the animal lover purist in me believes all animals should be left alone to roam. I do understand that this is often impractical and unrealistic, however.

I won't keep a pet simply for my pleasure.

If it was difficult for my partner to be around my pet there would have to be every attempt at compromise on all of our accounts. But in the end if the situation became untenable, my partner would take priority.

I don't keep pets.
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London, Essex, England UK

Re: Our pets
Maya74: I noticed that similar topics are closed or very old, so I decided to start another one.

Do you have pets? I have a black 12-year-old cat.

Do you think that pets can be a great way to meet someone? When both people have pets, they instantly have something in common and a lot of experiences and anecdotes to share. Did you ever meet anyone thanks to your pet?

What would you do if your partner disliked your pet? Or if they were allergic to it?


i can safely say that my goldfish never got me a date!laugh
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Limerick, Limerick Ireland

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TokyoRogue: I'm a huge animal lover having worked with Australia's largest private land owner and wildlife conservancy organization in the remote outback. I can't ride an elephant and have been removed from an Indonesian village for releasing captive monkeys.

So, I'm in conflict about keeping pets. On one hand it's a positive thing to do if the animal is at risk, injured or in danger. But, the animal lover purist in me believes all animals should be left alone to roam. I do understand that this is often impractical and unrealistic, however.

I won't keep a pet simply for my pleasure.

If it was difficult for my partner to be around my pet there would have to be every attempt at compromise on all of our accounts. But in the end if the situation became untenable, my partner would take priority.

I don't keep pets.


I actually really agree with what u say Toyko...i do like animals to be free...but only in a collective and safe place.
Not just anywhere.

I have one dog..who is recovering from surgery.
Always loved dogs...they are my favourite along with horses.

And love to hear how people rescue animals also.
There was a lady bringing her husky dog in to be neutured...beautiful dog.
She was a lovely lady and was worried abt him and i was just reassuring her that my fella had been through it and all wud be fine..she asked me abt my dog Toby...and i told her...she knelt down and placed her hands on him.for ages...was a bit weirded out but since she wasnt hurting him i let her be...she told me she was a reiki healer and was helping him to calm.and relax before surgery.

I dont even know what reiki is but she left and asked his name.as she said she can do healing on a dpg when he isnt even there and wud do it for me.....im not a believer of stuff like that as ive never done it before but thought it nice of her to care abt my own dog when she was worried abt her own.
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Deedee123x: I .she told me she was a reiki healer

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Coincidentally, my friend and landlord who lives upstairs has just completed an Emmett (similar pseudoscience-type thing) course run over three days which applies to animals. I don't buy into any of it myself but she says it works. As these new age treatments apply to people I think it's simply the placebo effect that offers any relief. How they apply to animals.....
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TokyoRogue: Coincidentally, my friend and landlord who lives upstairs has just completed an Emmett (similar pseudoscience-type thing) course run over three days which applies to animals. I don't buy into any of it myself but she says it works. As these new age treatments apply to people I think it's simply the placebo effect that offers any relief. How they apply to animals.....



Just because something cannot currently be explained in a scientific way doesn't mean it does not work.


Especially with animals, as there is no placebo-effect. I have seen things work on them that scientists would scoff at, yet couldn't explain.
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Limerick, Limerick Ireland

Re: Our pets
TokyoRogue: Coincidentally, my friend and landlord who lives upstairs has just completed an Emmett (similar pseudoscience-type thing) course run over three days which applies to animals. I don't buy into any of it myself but she says it works. As these new age treatments apply to people I think it's simply the placebo effect that offers any relief. How they apply to animals.....


Well i dont believe either but her hands along wih half of limerick lighting candles and a steady vets hands helped my little fella...so im a happy camper whatever it is.

Im gonna look that and reiki up for the hell of it anyways to see what its all about.
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Limerick, Limerick Ireland

Re: Our pets
Maya74: I noticed that similar topics are closed or very old, so I decided to start another one.

Do you have pets? I have a black 12-year-old cat.

Do you think that pets can be a great way to meet someone? When both people have pets, they instantly have something in common and a lot of experiences and anecdotes to share. Did you ever meet anyone thanks to your pet?

What would you do if your partner disliked your pet? Or if they were allergic to it?


Sorry Maya i never answered ur question
I never saw Toby as a way of meeting people but he is a lovely dog and any vet ive taken him to has said for a terrier he is very placid and lovely.
So unless one of the vets is single then ive no hope lol

But they would have to love Toby like i do or "no bueno" scold
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Near Clarenville, Newfoundland Canada

Re: Our pets
Currently there are 17 cats and 3 dogs here.
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Limerick, Limerick Ireland

Re: Our pets
Track16: Currently there are 17 cats and 3 dogs here.


Any fighting or do they get on??
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Near Clarenville, Newfoundland Canada

Re: Our pets
Deedee123x: Any fighting or do they get on??


They get along very good. Only hold out is My all gray cat who in the last few days seems to be thawing a little.
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Limerick, Limerick Ireland

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Track16: They get along very good. Only hold out is My all gray cat who in the last few days seems to be thawing a little.


All grey cat...she sounds beautiful.
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London, Essex, England UK

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One2note: i can safely say that my goldfish never got me a date!


However, I do have several guard dogs, who safely guard my house from the many women trying to break into my house & violate my bedroom privacy!laugh
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Near Clarenville, Newfoundland Canada

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Deedee123x: All grey cat...she sounds beautiful.


She is, but she is quirky lol.

Dee, I heard a rumor about you. I heard you like an*l fisting and that you threw rocks at low flying airplanes.

Don't worry though, I straightened them out. I told them you don't throw rocks at low flying airplanes bouquet
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morlaix, Bretagne France

Re: Our pets
Three very lazy pampered rescue cats all different characters but very very loving.
woodstock1 woodstock1

cleveland, Ohio USA

Re: Our pets
I actually really agree with what u say Toyko...i do like animals to be free...but only in a collective and safe place.
Not just anywhere.

I have one dog..who is recovering from surgery.
Always loved dogs...they are my favourite along with horses.


There was a lady bringing her husky dog in to be neutered........

............................the lady is not so lovely when she wants to cut off the balls of her dog.............................
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Limerick, Limerick Ireland

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Track16: She is, but she is quirky lol.

Dee, I heard a rumor about you. I heard you like an*l fisting and that you threw rocks at low flying airplanes.

Don't worry though, I straightened them out. I told them you don't throw rocks at low flying airplanes


WTF?????? wow
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Limerick, Limerick Ireland

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woodstock1: I actually really agree with what u say Toyko...i do like animals to be free...but only in a collective and safe place.
Not just anywhere.

I have one dog..who is recovering from surgery.
Always loved dogs...they are my favourite along with horses.


There was a lady bringing her husky dog in to be neutered........

............................the lady is not so lovely when she wants to cut off the balls of her dog.............................


Its actually a very humane thing to do for the dog.
Less chances or straying which he had a habit of doing hence the lady rescued him.and now owns him.
Less chance of over population of dogs and less forever homes to house them.
I agree with it.
Girl animals get spayed too so its not a sexist thing in the animal kingdom.lol.
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