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post #1 of 15 Old 05-31-2010, 09:14 PM Thread Starter
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Our future barn cats :)

Here are a few pictures of Bert & Squirt - our future barn cats/mousers
They're 9 weeks old, we adopted them from our local pound when they were only 7 weeks old.

Here they are when they first came home:
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And now, they're getting big!
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Here's Squirt, and trust me - he is a totally squirt!
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And his brother Bert, who I think will be long haired. He's a momma's boy :)
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post #2 of 15 Old 05-31-2010, 10:23 PM
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How darling!


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post #3 of 15 Old 05-31-2010, 10:35 PM
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EEEK! I just ADORE Squirt! Soooo Cute!!!!!!

Your widdle baby puddy's are just darling!!

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post #4 of 15 Old 06-01-2010, 03:37 AM
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Awww, Bert's so cute!! I love cats with stripes. XD
Good luck with them! I had a cat that would just watch the mice run around, and not kill them. Sure it was funny. But she was meant to be a mouser.
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Adorable. Where did you get them? It sounds like they have a good barn life awaiting them
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post #6 of 15 Old 06-01-2010, 10:25 AM
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I love Squirt's nose and Bert's toes - they are beyond adorable!
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post #7 of 15 Old 06-01-2010, 10:29 AM
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So cute!!! I can't believe the pound let you take kittens for future barn cats. None of the ones in my area will allow you to take a cat if it's going to be a barn cat. Even a pampered one... I end up getting mine from farmers instead.
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post #8 of 15 Old 06-01-2010, 10:30 AM
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Aww... how adorable!


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post #9 of 15 Old 06-01-2010, 10:35 AM
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There is actually a great program that is taking hold in many areas to place barn cats via a feral to barn program. Granted, not the case with these two cuties, but there is a growing recognition of the need for placements for cats that aren't suited for household living and a need by farm-folk for good pest controlling felines, so it's a win-win program.
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post #10 of 15 Old 06-01-2010, 10:36 AM
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Aww!!! There is a barn kitty at my barn, we call her Grey Kitty haha, and she ALWAYS seems to find me and bring a mouse over and eat it in front of me. I'm like great job sweetie but ICK haha can't you do that somewhere else???

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