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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 8th, 2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By gtexan
So then I guess my next question is how...

So then I guess my next question is how "instictual" is this behavior?
And at what age should you start to see the behavior start to develop?

If, for example, someone was to look at adopting a...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants August 8th, 2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,703
Posted By gtexan
I guess 12 years old is getting older, but if you...

I guess 12 years old is getting older, but if you really want my opinion, I think I would have at least consulted with a vet willing to give me an opinion before making a decision like that.

I've...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 23rd, 2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By gtexan
Animal planet has a good questionare that will...

Animal planet has a good questionare that will lead you to about 50 appropriate bbreeds, ranked in order.

About 90% seem to be pretty rare, but its at least a strting point!
...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 23rd, 2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By gtexan
I was sort of worried that I had developed a...

I was sort of worried that I had developed a few....less than happy acquaintences with my other name, so I created a new one to use. I was worried people would jump to conclusions if they remembered...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 23rd, 2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By gtexan
Heres one more picture of her. In this one, shes...

Heres one more picture of her. In this one, shes a little dirtier and she has her ears all perked up. She looks so much different from the front than from the side, and her ears move so much its...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 17th, 2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,604
Posted By gtexan
We did mention it to the vet once, and their...

We did mention it to the vet once, and their response was that the cat was probably taken away from its mother too young.

Not really sure what this means, but when dealing with cats, I guess you...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 17th, 2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By gtexan
I think its the saltiness she's after, because...

I think its the saltiness she's after, because she likes me more than my wife. And embarassingly, I can admit that I am probably a little more..umm..sweaty?

As for the meowing, its a different...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 17th, 2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,604
Posted By gtexan
actually, i have 2 cats. One licks, one meows. ...

actually, i have 2 cats. One licks, one meows. They are a tag team of annoying behaviors :) Ah, life with cats is interesting indeed!
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 17th, 2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By gtexan
Uncontrollable mewing

As you can probably guess from my other topic, I have no idea how to train cats! In addition to my compulsive licker, I've got a compulsive meow-er.

He used to sleep in my room as well, but once...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 17th, 2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,604
Posted By gtexan
How can I get my cat to stop licking me so much!

I have a 1 year old siamese tabby mix cat that I adopted from a local animal shelter. She's the sweetest cat, and is very affectionate. Her favorite thing to do is jump up next to you, cuddle up,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
Good point about the hearing issue. We always...

Good point about the hearing issue. We always used high pitch, loud voices to call him to us.
The only thing is that he was sitting in my lap both times he attacked. I dont think he could have...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By gtexan
Unfortunately, I can't read the language. Do you...

Unfortunately, I can't read the language. Do you have an English version?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By gtexan
Pets.ca's version of matchmaker

As some of you may have read in my previous thread, Im currently in the middle of a rather strange adoption story. As such, it has gotten me to thinking about my "ideal" breed of dog.

If things...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
Thank you all very much for your continued help. ...

Thank you all very much for your continued help. I really appreciate the sharp contrast of advice I've been receiving of late! As I said before, all advice is appreciated, but those that say it...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
Thanks for the advice, I think that makes a lot...

Thanks for the advice, I think that makes a lot of sense. I thought the best way to prevent the behavior was through "exposure therapy" but it might take things the opposite way. I think talking to...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,412
Posted By gtexan
I am of the mentality that a dog's owner should...

I am of the mentality that a dog's owner should be directly responsible for their pets behavior.

If your dog bites a child, teenager, or adult, you should be punnished as if you were the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
Heres an update on how everything has gone so...

Heres an update on how everything has gone so far.

I've called 2 trainers (I actually had called 1 yesterday)

The first trainer told me aggression is in fact something easily trainable. That a...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
I dont know if you are choosing to ignore my...

I dont know if you are choosing to ignore my posts or are just mean. If you would have taken the time to read, I explained.
Yes, I am willing to take the time to assert myself as alpha
Yes, i am...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
No offense, but why are so many people so...

No offense, but why are so many people so condescending on here? Im looking for a little help, not a guilt ridden diatribe. I had no idea I would be treated with such rude responses. Even if you...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
I want to add a few things that may help people...

I want to add a few things that may help people make their decisions on the behavior. I'll put them in bulleted form to prevent my going into long typer mode as I always seem to do! :sorry:

OK:...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
Thanks for the replies again. This is what I was...

Thanks for the replies again. This is what I was hoping to get initially. Some people with experience who are able to give both sides of the argument.

Ancientgirl- I know what you mean that pets...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
double post.

double post.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 16th, 2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
Thanks for your honest replies. We definiately...

Thanks for your honest replies. We definiately need people to be as honest as possible if we're going to to get the situation correct!

To jesses mom, who advised that we handled the situation...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 15th, 2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By gtexan
how do your cats react to dogs? new dogs?

how do your cats react to dogs? new dogs?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 15th, 2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By gtexan
Scary Possession Aggression? Need some advice!

My wife and I recently moved to a much larger house with a huge 1/3 acre fenced in back yard and access to a lake, and so decided it was time to add a new member to our family! We had both grown up...
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