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post #1 of 8 Old 11-28-2012, 06:32 PM Thread Starter
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what do with my animals when I go to collage:(?

I already have the horse situation figured out.
I have two dogs and two cats.
I will probley give one cat and one dog away, but id really like to keep the other cat(blue) and dog(moby), well I wont even consider giving up moby!
I can't rely on my dad to care for them.. and even if I could moby would be chained up except when I could come home! The only friend that would consider keeping moby already has 5 dogs...
What do I do.......?
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post #2 of 8 Old 11-28-2012, 07:11 PM
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As much as you don't want to, it sounds as though the only responsible option available to you is to re-home them.
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post #3 of 8 Old 11-28-2012, 07:17 PM
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The other option is finding an apartment and roommate close to your college that accepts pets. However if that isn't possible for you then I agree with themacpack it would be more responsible to rehome them.
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post #4 of 8 Old 11-28-2012, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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I know, and I knew that's what I was going to hear. I have thought about an apartment, but I don't know if ill have the money. My friend who is keeping one of my horses said she can take my cat too so that's a plus, so now its just moby... it will tear me apart if I do have to re-home him, im almost crying just thinking about it and its still 9 months away. I reckon I could call my dad every-single-day and remind him to feed, and pay my little sister to walk him, it sounds like a good idea but I wouldnt know if they were really doing it and i'd have to pay my sister 20 bucks a day. Haha, she's lazy. I still have awhile to come up with something... sorry to waist your time rambling. This has been on my mind for months
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post #5 of 8 Old 11-28-2012, 07:44 PM
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Sounds like a rehoming may be what you have to do. Sad I know.
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post #6 of 8 Old 11-28-2012, 09:47 PM
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Even if your friend has five, ask anyway. Offer to buy food often for the whole pack.
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post #7 of 8 Old 11-29-2012, 07:08 AM
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So sorry you have to make those tough decisions. I will be in charge of a bunny, cockatiel, two dogs and one horse. She will take one horse to college with her and I will keep one here. I think she will also take the betta if he is still alive. I told her no more animals :)
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post #8 of 8 Old 12-08-2012, 09:15 AM
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you could always find someone to take care of them when your gone. It would be as if you rehomed them but after collage you can take them back. I have seen it a few times on craigslist, people want to find temporary homes for their animals while they are gone for a while then they take the animals back when they want to

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