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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:20 pm 
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EDITING MY FIRST POST AS SOMEONE KINDLY SUGGESTED, DUE TO BEING TOLD I CANNOT DELETE THIS THREAD BUT SEEM TO HAVE SPARKED A GREAT DEBATE WHICH HAS DETRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL PURPOSE OF THIS THREAD

Hi everyone,

Due to a change in personal circumstances, my cats have developed some behavioural issues which I can not cope with. I made the mistake in my original post of going into details which has sparked debate, but the bottom line for anyone actually looking to re-home a cat on here is that my circumstances have triggered behaviour in my cats that, over months I have come to realise I can't rectify and cannot live with. I am not going to get drawn into debate over the reasons for what is already a difficult decision, and have found a lot of the posts below very upsetting, so please - if you are interested in Honey and Mojo - contact me via private message as I don't think I can bring myself to view any more posts that appear on my thread.

They are brother and sister (called Mojo and Honey), and nearly 5 years old. Both have had the op and are microchipped. Have lived indoors their whole lives and would not be great with other house pets (cats, dogs) or young children as they can be quite timid with unexpected loud noises or fast movements. Mojo has heart disease which means he needs an annual heart scan and daily pills (very easily given to him, sandwiched between treats - he loves medicine time!)...PetPlan have confirmed that his insurance would transfer direct to a new owner and continue paying for his condition (they pay for the scans and medication through the life of his condition).

They are both rather timid with strangers, but easily won over by their favourite toys and are very affectionate towards those they know and trust.

If anyone could offer them a wonderful, loving home - please contact me asap. I will then be able to provide more details on their personalities, etc. I also live in Fareham, which is situated between Southampton and Portsmouth. The particular behaviour issue is continuous and long periods of loud howling which they are doing due to lack of stimulation and a need for attention - any home that could provide plenty of this would be perfect for them.

Many thanks!

P.S. Return to breeder not an option - they were both in her last litter and she has since retired and I have been unable to contact her


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:38 pm 
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What a shame having a baby has bought you to this conclusion in regards to your cats.
Good luck with rehoming.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 9:09 pm 
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It really is a shame that you do not feel you can keep your cats anymore once you have a baby. Please rethink this decision very carefully! Lots of people manage to have pets in spite of having children, and I would be really worried for Mojo, him being a timid cat already WITH a heart problem! Rehoming is a very stressful experience for cats of that age especially.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 3:54 pm 
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i do hope you find a good home for them, but find it quite sad as when people take on pets it should be for the lifetime of the pet, regardless of pregnancy, i mean you must have known when you got them, that you would get pregnant 1 day...

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:12 pm 
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Ignore the lynch mob on here, you always get them on re-homing threads. It's a hard enough decision to make without having people kick you when you're down. You clearly want the best for your cats. Changes in circumstances can happen. My own bengal has become awfully loud with boredom since losing his older bro, I understand the stress. Good luck with your birth, and hope you find a good home for your pair. I'm considering getting a re-home bengal, but couldn't manage 2.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:20 pm 
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KazzaJones wrote:
Ignore the lynch mob on here, you always get them on re-homing threads. It's a hard enough decision to make without having people kick you when you're down. You clearly want the best for your cats. Changes in circumstances can happen. My own bengal has become awfully loud with boredom since losing his older bro, I understand the stress. Good luck with your birth, and hope you find a good home for your pair. I'm considering getting a re-home bengal, but couldn't manage 2.


who the hell are you calling a lynch mob.. youve only been on here a short while... keep your insults to yourself

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i agree with miki - there are many many caring members on here and we are a lovely community who dont go around insulting people for a start!

The fact of the matter is to put it bluntly when you get an animal it should be for life! yes circumstances come up that are out of peoples control and there are of course reasonable reasons why people need to rehome. But in my opinion having a baby simply is not one of them!

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KazzaJones wrote:
Ignore the lynch mob on here, you always get them on re-homing threads. It's a hard enough decision to make without having people kick you when you're down. You clearly want the best for your cats. Changes in circumstances can happen. My own bengal has become awfully loud with boredom since losing his older bro, I understand the stress. Good luck with your birth, and hope you find a good home for your pair. I'm considering getting a re-home bengal, but couldn't manage 2.


Calling people you don't know a lynch mob is crass. You have not been engaged with this forum for very long. The posters on this thread have a right to voice their opinion, and as far as I could see they were making valid comments and have done so in a non contentious way.

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I didn't mean to cause this much uproar, but I spoke about rehoming threads in general, not just this site. You have an opinion, so do I! As an outsider reading this thread, there's nothing but judgement! I didn't read this thread as someone who has flippantly decided to get rid of their cats due to pregnancy. You might have a pet hate about this particular reason for rehome, I have a pet hate about people who rub peoples noses in a difficult decision to rehome. Just look at the thread 2 beneath this one, someones friend decided to post for rehome on their behalf as the person was too afraid of the negative comments they would receive! That is why some people dump their pets at charities (or worse!), rather than face the backlash!


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You are entitled to have your opinion kazza yes - like the rest of us....but you will find the only person throwing insults was you - so I suggest it may be an idea to practise what you preach.

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KazzaJones wrote:
I didn't mean to cause this much uproar


Of course you did! If someone types what you did, I'd say the intent is crystal clear.

As far as the original post goes. Good luck I really hope you find them a good new home. I kinda feel like if somebody wants to give away their cats, then that's probably the best thing for the cats by definition.

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The purpose of this thead is to find Mojo and Honey a new home. All arguing is going to achieve is to deter people from posting in this section and potentially deprive Bengals from finding new homes. The cats are important here and bickering isn't going to help them.


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have you not thought of rehoming the baby and keeping the cats after all they were there first and would be a lot less costly in the longrun lol :P

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