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Best cat fighting breed ??

ChessGator
August 29th, 2007, 03:19 AM
Hi,

I live in a neighbourhood with a lot of cats. My previous cat use to get beat up a lot, so I worried about him and had to get up in the middle of the night to rescue him. :eek:

Can you recommend a breed of cat that is best able to defend itself against other cats, so I don't have to worry so much !? :confused: :shrug: i.e. what is the pitbull breed amongst domestic cats ? :thumbs up

badger
August 29th, 2007, 03:37 AM
The best thing you can do to protect your cat is:
1) have your cat neutered (or spayed)
2) keep it inside unless you are there to supervise, and always at night
To even consider a pet as some kind of 'superior fighter' - no such breed, by the way, unless you are thinking of adopting a tiger - is pretty warped. Even a cat who 'wins' is likely to come away with wounds, leading to infections and other nasty and expensive consequences. Not to mention the effect on its personality.
Get a grip.

ChessGator
August 29th, 2007, 03:39 AM
The best thing you can do to protect your cat is:
1) have your cat neutered (or spayed)
2) keep it inside unless you are there to supervise, and always at night
To even consider a pet as some kind of 'superior fighter' - no such breed, by the way, unless you are thinking of adopting a tiger - is pretty warped. Even a cat who 'wins' is likely to come away with wounds, leading to infections and other nasty and expensive consequences. Not to mention the effect on its personality.
Get a grip.

1) Wrong, my last cat was neutered and he still got in fights.
2) I do not want an inside cat
3) I said domestic cat

Thanks anyway :cat:

rainbow
August 29th, 2007, 04:04 AM
WHY do you even want a cat???? :eek: :confused: :rolleyes:

glitterless
August 29th, 2007, 04:13 AM
Uhh.. Troll?

rainbow
August 29th, 2007, 04:19 AM
Think so. :rolleyes:

ChessGator
August 29th, 2007, 05:36 AM
Hi,

Sorry to get off to a bad start with you people, I know it is an unusual question, but I tried a search on Google and nothing came up, :wall: so I thought I would try at a forum on cats. I am not trolling. :grouphug:

Thank you

Bluedrake
August 29th, 2007, 05:52 AM
Chess, I think they are wondering why you would want a cat if you are just going to keep him outside all the time.

There are plenty of feral cats you can feed, if that is all you will do with it. And make no mistake, a cat kept outside all the time will eventually turn feral.

happycats
August 29th, 2007, 07:02 AM
Since you live in a neighbourhood with a lot of cats, why don't you adopt one of them? You already know which ones get beat up and which don't.

Getting a cat just to keep it outside, when there are already "a lot" of them out there, makes no sense.

clm
August 29th, 2007, 07:32 AM
I don't understand why you are so against having an indoor cat. They live longer, you don't have to worry about where they are and they don't get into fights.
I don't think you should bother getting another cat, based on your post of wanting to know what the pit bull of the cat world is, you're not responsible enough to own one.

Cindy

Love4himies
August 29th, 2007, 07:33 AM
Sorry, have had cats all my life and have had only one cat that was a fighter who could win. He was semi-feral when he chose us as his servants and provider, tried neutering but still acted as an un-neutered. Maybe one of the feral cats in your neighbourhood will choose you.

After that one, all my cats have been loved as family, meaning only outside when supervised.

If you are "worried" about your cat getting cat beat up, then keep it indoors to protect it. You are not doing your cat any favours by allowing it outside at night.

Why do you want a cat if you don't want it as a pet or take proper care of it? What are you planning to do with your current cat if you do get another one who is a "fighter"? Keep it outside so it will continue to get beaten up. Are you ready for the vet bills of abcesses and infections on your fighter cat?

Don't get another cat if you don't want to take care of it properly.

joeysmama
August 29th, 2007, 08:06 AM
Let's say, for the sake of argument, that you get a cat with an aggressive personality and good fighting abilities. Tell me how much that's going to help him when he tangles with a larger species. I live in a very populated suburb and we still have coyotes and foxes and bears. I've seen a coyote run off with a cat in it's mouth.

And you could give your cat a gun and teach it to shoot and it could still get run over by a car. (Okay--it probably won't learn to shoot--opposable thumb problem and all that...but you know what I mean.)

And even if you had a cat that could defend itself, we all know stories of people who are big and bad until someone bigger and badder comes along. And there's always someone bigger and badder.

The best way to protect your cat is to do it yourself. It's not the cats job.

For outdoors I would suggest some pretty lawn ornaments. :D Kitties are for the inside. :cat:

krdahmer
August 29th, 2007, 11:10 AM
:frustrated: :wall:

Love4himies
August 29th, 2007, 11:15 AM
I just read your post more closely. What happened to your previous cat????

rainbow
August 29th, 2007, 12:40 PM
Something tells me we don't want to know the answer.

mummummum
August 29th, 2007, 12:48 PM
I almost replied and then I remembered ~ It is August afterall. Gosh, I'll be glad for September !

Shaykeija
August 29th, 2007, 02:55 PM
:wall: :wall: :wall: :wall: just when I needed that loser one.

Frenchy
August 29th, 2007, 10:00 PM
:wall: :wall: :wall: :wall: just when I needed that loser one.

Here you go

:loser:

Jim Hall
August 29th, 2007, 10:09 PM
so I worried about him and had to get up in the middle of the night to rescue him. ":clown:


lmao first how did you know he phone home or something?

And I would have gotten up exactly once to rescue an outside cat
is kittty is stupid enough not to run back home well it's his/her problem


BTW i have had ouside cats they didnt turn feral and one was actully quite a love bug But she knew enough to run away. and didnt stray far.

Frenchy
August 29th, 2007, 10:14 PM
BTW i have had ouside cats they didnt turn feral and one was actully quite a love bug But she knew enough to run away. and didnt stray far.

Yep , the 2 cats I adopted were outside , homeless cats from the city. They both are lovebugs. And both inside cats now. Never ask to go outside so I guess they don't miss it.