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Getting a kitten in a few wks from cats protection

22 replies

chillykitty · 18/09/2013 08:56

Either a 10 wk tortishell or 4 mnth black and white

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issey6cats · 18/09/2013 10:14


mankyscotslass · 18/09/2013 10:22

Aw, I am Envy

Torties are interesting - from my experience anyway!

We plan on getting a rescue kitten or cat next year, to keep our tabby company.

thecatneuterer · 18/09/2013 10:57

Why not both? :)

cozietoesie · 18/09/2013 11:08

The OP already has a 13 year old cat - maybe she feels that a double influx would be too much for them?

chillykitty · 18/09/2013 11:21

Ye i do we have a ginger and white male he is 13
Thinking the four month old kitten would be abit less chaotic they have been spayed
Not sure how big they would be

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thecatneuterer · 18/09/2013 11:59

Four months is still quite small, but certainly less of a handful and much less clingy than a 10 week old. He/she sounds like a better bet.

cozietoesie · 18/09/2013 12:07

I'd agree. The black and white sounds a better bet.

issey6cats · 18/09/2013 14:20

my foster kits are 4 months old and wheigh just under 2kgs and very much kittens into everything

itsnothingoriginal · 18/09/2013 20:44

Awww Smile

Torties rule in our house (literally!)

Ours was 9 weeks when we got her - she's settling down a bit now she's 5 months. Good luck whichever one you choose.

PortBlackSandman · 18/09/2013 20:53

Having just got a 'naughty tortie' and a ginger boy from our local rescue (cage mates not siblings) i would have said both but seeing that you already have an old man the black and white might be both calmer and older - mine are true to type in the sense he is very laid back ginge and she is ... erm ....manic (but DH has a thing for bolshy women so all good Grin)

chillykitty · 19/09/2013 11:59

I am going to see them tomorrow Grin
There are 2 black and white girls aged 4 mnths hv just been spayed and are nervous
Have seen a pick look gorgeous GrinSmile
Only issue i have is that i dont want to get till sat oct 5 th hoping they will reserve the kitten if i like one

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thecatneuterer · 19/09/2013 15:34

Why do you want to wait? Are you going on holiday?

chillykitty · 19/09/2013 20:43

For pay

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issey6cats · 19/09/2013 22:02

if they will let you reserve they will probably want a deposit and if they wont let you reserve for that length of time there will be other kittens as cpl are always full up especially with kits at this time of year

chillykitty · 20/09/2013 13:32

Went to see them so cute in loveGrin
Have picked one collecting on 5th of oct

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thecatneuterer · 20/09/2013 13:48

Which one?

chillykitty · 20/09/2013 14:43

Black and white

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chillykitty · 20/09/2013 14:59

Mostly black white white markings around the nose, white tip of tail and white feet 4 mnths old
She has been spayed, had injections

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moonbells · 20/09/2013 16:02

We got both a B&W and a tortie! The tortie is aloof and tends to disappear for most of the day. The B&W (5mths) is just bonkers. I wouldn't bet on a 4mth one being saner than a 10 week! Last night he spent hours attacking a catnip fish, did wall of death around the house then finally crashed on top of the telly. I got woken up this morning by hearing furtling noises from under the bed, then got jumped on. Grin

Hope you have fun!

chillykitty · 23/09/2013 12:06

Have ordered a activity post for kitten, iams kitten food, toys - balls, wiggly stick

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DidoTheDodo · 23/09/2013 15:45

We have a 5 month old tortie we got at 8.5 weeks. She is utterly adorable. Full of personality and very affectionate.

DidoTheDodo · 23/09/2013 15:48

Oops just noticed you've gone for the B&W. Who I am sure will be absolutely wonderful too!!


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