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BikeWriter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 06:32 PM
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162. Thank you, Pard. Your posts have been informative and helpful. :-)
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  -Keep your fucking cat out of my yard!! ZoCrowes  Mar-29-05 09:57 PM   #0 
  - sorry, cat lovers but I agree; cats are always stalking my bird feeders.  democrat in Tallahassee   Mar-29-05 10:03 PM   #1 
  - I don't know  alarimer   Mar-29-05 10:48 PM   #26 
     - (self-delete)  TahitiNut   Mar-29-05 11:12 PM   #33 
     - IMHO, that shows you care for the animal AND your neighbors.  TahitiNut   Mar-29-05 11:14 PM   #36 
     - Yours is a responsible and measured response, TahitiNut.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 08:08 AM   #44 
     - Same Thing I Said  ProfessorGAC   Mar-30-05 10:34 AM   #83 
     - Mine stays inside, too.  trogdor   Mar-30-05 12:40 PM   #118 
  - OMG--I was just talking Easter Sunday about the cats in my ----  candy   Mar-29-05 10:16 PM   #2 
  - And out of my yard, too.  Redstone   Mar-29-05 10:21 PM   #3 
  - Cat was just being a cat...I commend you on a healthy dog but just  autorank   Mar-29-05 10:23 PM   #4 
  - Why the hell  ZoCrowes   Mar-29-05 10:30 PM   #10 
  - Right on!  JVS   Mar-30-05 12:14 AM   #43 
  - try a hose  alarimer   Mar-30-05 12:27 PM   #113 
  - Unf*ckingreal.  TahitiNut   Mar-29-05 10:57 PM   #32 
  - I have to assume you are being sarcastic n/t  Vladimir   Mar-30-05 08:31 AM   #52 
  - If you're not being sarcastic  DrGonzoLives   Mar-30-05 12:54 PM   #122 
  - No fucking way  MrScorpio   Mar-30-05 05:10 PM   #160 
  - Cat meet boot.  RetroLounge   Mar-29-05 10:24 PM   #5 
  - I had a cat that was literally drop-kicked by some frat guys  Floogeldy   Mar-29-05 10:43 PM   #21 
     - of course I was.  RetroLounge   Mar-29-05 10:46 PM   #24 
        - You are a good person  Floogeldy   Mar-29-05 10:48 PM   #27 
  - I've lost a Blue Jay and Mockingbird so far this spring I know of.  BikeWriter   Mar-29-05 10:28 PM   #6 
  - are you baiting wildlife?  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 11:09 AM   #92 
     - No, I have not created the problem. I have fruit trees, but no bird feeder  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 11:37 AM   #101 
        - glad to hear it...  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 12:02 PM   #104 
           - There is no (0) negotiating with those people. I bought here...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 12:11 PM   #107 
              - and how are you going to do that?  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 12:14 PM   #108 
                 - Havahart traps have been mentioned. I'll probably buy one...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 12:25 PM   #110 
                    - Daisy BB guns are usually effective.  trogdor   Mar-30-05 12:43 PM   #119 
                       - I'd rather not resort to harming them if I can avoid it.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 01:47 PM   #134 
  - Is this what it looked like?  autorank   Mar-29-05 10:29 PM   #7 
  - THATS IT  ZoCrowes   Mar-29-05 10:31 PM   #11 
     - I knew you'd crack!  autorank   Mar-29-05 10:38 PM   #16 
  - Maybe get some soap and water in a spray bottle (nothing harmful)  Floogeldy   Mar-29-05 10:29 PM   #8 
  - Cats don't DO fences.  Sparkly   Mar-29-05 10:29 PM   #9 
  - It was not a backyard fence it was s frickin elevated deck  ZoCrowes   Mar-29-05 10:31 PM   #12 
     - Umm, cats don't do "property rights?"  Sparkly   Mar-29-05 10:34 PM   #13 
        - Yeah but OWNERS do  ZoCrowes   Mar-29-05 10:39 PM   #17 
  - Out of my yard too please  Nicole   Mar-29-05 10:34 PM   #14 
  - We keep our cats indoors all the time  derby378   Mar-29-05 10:37 PM   #15 
  - Well, if ZoCrowes is at your front door with a 9mm or whiffle bat...  autorank   Mar-29-05 10:40 PM   #18 
     - Only if it is the foul demon feline from hell  ZoCrowes   Mar-29-05 10:44 PM   #22 
        - Man, those are two cousins I definately woudn't kiss. Man hating cats!  autorank   Mar-29-05 10:57 PM   #31 
  - Your house is in its territory. Better move! lol  soothsayer   Mar-29-05 10:40 PM   #19 
  - Catch-em-alive traps are cheap at harborfrieight.com  meisje   Mar-29-05 10:40 PM   #20 
  - Those traps are expensive. It would be simpler for everyone if...  BikeWriter   Mar-29-05 10:51 PM   #29 
  - They're not expensive, they're $50.00. The Havaharts are good too for  radwriter0555   Mar-30-05 08:23 AM   #48 
     - I may have to buy one. I suspect the cat owners won't be happy...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 08:47 AM   #53 
        - I have heard of people who drive a few miles and across some very busy  radwriter0555   Mar-30-05 05:09 PM   #159 
           - Yep, but I'd rather they had a chance at adoption rather than dump them.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 06:28 PM   #161 
  - Local Animal Controls usually loan Hav-a-hart traps  Catchawave   Mar-30-05 08:20 AM   #46 
     - I've been on a waiting list for one for ten years.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 08:48 AM   #54 
        - Are your intruders pets or ferals?  sfexpat2000   Mar-30-05 09:15 AM   #68 
           - If they're the neighbors they'll just give them back, won't they?  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 09:20 AM   #70 
              - They wouldn't necessarily just give them back.  sfexpat2000   Mar-30-05 09:25 AM   #73 
                 - I've seen cats lounging all over their yard, and they all prowl here.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 10:09 AM   #75 
                    - I would call a rescue group. Those conditions aren't good  sfexpat2000   Mar-30-05 10:12 AM   #76 
                       - I wish they would! They'd probably spay neuter and release him, though.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 10:18 AM   #78 
                          - I'm serious though. Although nonCatpeople might not believe it at first  sfexpat2000   Mar-30-05 08:49 PM   #163 
                             - I really am encouraged to hear that, thank you....  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 10:37 PM   #164 
  - Before you reach for the .9mm  RagingInMiami   Mar-29-05 10:45 PM   #23 
  - .  crispini   Mar-29-05 10:47 PM   #25 
  - ..  MidwestMomma   Mar-29-05 11:25 PM   #39 
  - Use a squirt gun or water gun to shoo him/her away  Kathy in Cambridge   Mar-29-05 10:49 PM   #28 
  - The hose works even BETTER, with a longer reach.  radwriter0555   Mar-30-05 08:24 AM   #49 
     - The owners or their cats?  TahitiNut   Mar-30-05 08:58 AM   #57 
        - eh I don't want to hurt anyone... but a squirt of water does the job. It  radwriter0555   Mar-30-05 10:04 AM   #74 
  - Before you pull out the .9mm, use a squirt gun with water.....  Robeson   Mar-29-05 10:54 PM   #30 
  - Simple solution.  Donailin   Mar-29-05 11:13 PM   #34 
  - So we're supposed to stalk around our yards after cats at all hours?  BikeWriter   Mar-29-05 11:19 PM   #37 
     - yeah sure why not?  Donailin   Mar-29-05 11:27 PM   #40 
        - Maybe I'll just get more dogs. They kept the yard clear of cats.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 12:04 AM   #41 
  - ZoCrowes, "Say hello to my little friend!"  autorank   Mar-29-05 11:14 PM   #35 
  - Now THAT would be a pet.....  Robeson   Mar-29-05 11:21 PM   #38 
  - My dog nailed my next door neighbor's cat under my bird feeders yesterday.  likesmountains 52   Mar-30-05 12:12 AM   #42 
  - Have you spoken to your neighbors?  Bridget Burke   Mar-30-05 08:19 AM   #45 
  - Excuse me. There are a number here who have free ranging cats.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 08:58 AM   #56 
     - Cats shouldn't be out at all. Bunchers bag them and sell them  sfexpat2000   Mar-30-05 09:01 AM   #58 
        - Yep, tell that to the cat owners. Cats often live short lives outside. ;-(  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 09:04 AM   #60 
           - Acturally, BikeWriter, I'm a cat fosterer and do tell  sfexpat2000   Mar-30-05 09:08 AM   #63 
              - Good, thank you! Cats are one more stress in my life I do not want.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 09:16 AM   #69 
  - I AGREE. I use the water hose on cats in my yard... on stray dogs too.  radwriter0555   Mar-30-05 08:20 AM   #47 
  - It's the opposite for me  demnan   Mar-30-05 08:25 AM   #50 
  - Call a dog catcher. They can catch dogs.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 08:51 AM   #55 
  - I learned at an early age never to let pets out alone  DelawareValleyDem   Mar-30-05 08:28 AM   #51 
  - My doxie's never unsupervised in the yard, day or night,  Catchawave   Mar-30-05 01:38 PM   #132 
  - My cat stays indoors--where it is safe  MissMillie   Mar-30-05 09:01 AM   #59 
  - This neighbor thanks you. It's not that we're mean, we want our rights...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 09:07 AM   #62 
  - Mine are indoors, too.  Beausoir   Mar-30-05 09:08 AM   #64 
  - Too bad Elad didn't add this smiley:  crispini   Mar-30-05 09:06 AM   #61 
  - You're probably right. Those who want to leave their cats out will.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 09:12 AM   #65 
  - My neighbors have a cat factory.  bearfan454   Mar-30-05 09:15 AM   #66 
  - So why is it that if your DOG went and dug up  Redstone   Mar-30-05 09:20 AM   #71 
  - Mine, too. :-(  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 09:21 AM   #72 
  - KILL IT! Cats are evil.  jswordy   Mar-30-05 09:15 AM   #67 
  - If another DUer were to post that his/her cat was shot today, as  DS1   Mar-30-05 10:15 AM   #77 
  - Would you explain why the cat owner is not equally responsible...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 10:24 AM   #79 
  - I can't believe I just read that.  DS1   Mar-30-05 10:25 AM   #80 
     - You did. A pet owner is responsible for protecting their pet from danger..  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 10:32 AM   #81 
     - Don't waste your time. n/t  Medium Baby Jesus   Mar-30-05 10:44 AM   #85 
        - Saying pet owners are responsible for the safety of their pets...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 10:49 AM   #86 
           - and bird-lovers are responsible...  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 11:17 AM   #94 
              - I do not bait wildlife. The song birds in my yard are all native...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 11:48 AM   #102 
              - other people certainly DO, though...  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 12:07 PM   #105 
              - ...or a means to remove the alien predators.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 12:28 PM   #115 
              - Song birds!  DS1   Mar-30-05 01:29 PM   #127 
              - the predator in question is an invasive species  blindpig   Mar-30-05 12:10 PM   #106 
                 - cats are no more unnatural than BAITING WILDLIFE is!  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 12:21 PM   #109 
                 - Providing food for native wildlife is nature friendly. Allowing an alien..  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 12:31 PM   #116 
                 - if bird feeders are "nature friendly", then so are cats  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 01:03 PM   #123 
                    - Good God, now we're bad people for FEEDING THE BIRDS???  Redstone   Mar-30-05 01:10 PM   #124 
                    - I want the cat-haters to consider the implications of their own actions...  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 01:31 PM   #129 
                    - Cats did destroy two birds this year in my yard who were happily...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 01:56 PM   #140 
                       - "happily coping with people being in their environment"  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 02:00 PM   #143 
                          - They stayed in the yard when I'd come out and run cats away from...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 02:04 PM   #146 
                    - Yes, or for defending them from alien predators.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 01:52 PM   #136 
                    - Cats are an a-l-i-e-n pest in the wild here.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 01:31 PM   #128 
                       - who you callin' an "a-l-i-e-n pest", Mr. Old World Hominid?  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 01:35 PM   #130 
                          - Pardon me! My Cherokee ancestors may have come across...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 01:45 PM   #133 
                             - your Cherokee ancestors...  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 01:52 PM   #137 
                                - Good, be puzzled, but keep your cat out of my yard!  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 01:57 PM   #141 
                                   - my cat ain't in your yard  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 02:04 PM   #145 
                                      - If someone allows their child...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 02:17 PM   #149 
                                         - I watch my cat like a hawk  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 02:27 PM   #150 
                                            - Good for you for being responsible for him! I'm the same way...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 02:38 PM   #151 
                                            - depends on the animal, and depends on the setting  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 02:52 PM   #153 
                                            - My neighborhood...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 03:04 PM   #155 
                 - Felis domesticus is native to the Old World, very unnatural.  blindpig   Mar-30-05 12:48 PM   #121 
                    - Most of America's population: native to the Old World, very unnatural.  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 01:21 PM   #125 
                       - well seeing as the human population is going nowhere soon,  blindpig   Mar-30-05 02:15 PM   #148 
                          - the hominids are too inconsiderate to leave...  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 02:43 PM   #152 
                             - Your statement is all circular reasoning.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 02:55 PM   #154 
                             - you obstinately refuse to take responsibility for your critter  blindpig   Mar-30-05 04:06 PM   #156 
                                - As I've posted, my own cat does not roam  NorthernSpy   Mar-30-05 04:29 PM   #157 
                                   - ok  blindpig   Mar-30-05 05:01 PM   #158 
                                      - Thank you, Pard. Your posts have been informative and helpful. :-)  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 06:32 PM   #162 
                 - Thank you!  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 12:27 PM   #111 
  - Same here...  seawolf   Mar-30-05 11:09 AM   #91 
     - My neighbor has been asked politely to keep his cats from my yard...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 11:23 AM   #97 
  - It Wasn't My Cat!  ProfessorGAC   Mar-30-05 10:32 AM   #82 
  - Thank you, Sir!  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 10:34 AM   #84 
  - I have a next door neighbor who thinks nothing of letting her 2 brats  barb162   Mar-30-05 10:58 AM   #87 
  - It may be child neglect. File a complaint and it will be investigated.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 11:04 AM   #89 
  - I have an issue with the cat who lives across the street.  Starlight   Mar-30-05 11:30 AM   #100 
     - I have a similar problem. I have 4 indoor cats and any stray cats  barb162   Mar-30-05 12:27 PM   #112 
  - I can't believe that this discussion is back again  pres2032   Mar-30-05 11:00 AM   #88 
  - Have you read the first post? Some pet owners are not protecting their...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 11:07 AM   #90 
  - do you remember what you said in your thread  pres2032   Mar-30-05 11:12 AM   #93 
     - I've never advocated the death of all cats. Those being cared for...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 11:27 AM   #99 
  - 'CAN'T BELIEVE A DISCUSSION IS BACK?'  jus_the_facts   Mar-30-05 11:19 AM   #95 
  - Take up falconry as a hobby.  D__S   Mar-30-05 11:21 AM   #96 
  - i fenced my enter 1.5 acres because of just that crap  kodi   Mar-30-05 11:24 AM   #98 
  - I've got five and six foot tall fences, but that won't stop a cat. ;-(  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 11:56 AM   #103 
  - My neighbors cats pee in my garage I love it!  Rambis   Mar-30-05 12:28 PM   #114 
  - They've ruined all the perishables in my garage. Payback is coming.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 12:35 PM   #117 
     - Make sure it is on the owners  Rambis   Mar-30-05 12:44 PM   #120 
     - If they're anything like my neighbors they won't put them inside...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 01:23 PM   #126 
     - The garage visits are another danger to cats....  Catchawave   Mar-30-05 01:51 PM   #135 
     - I've heard of them being locked in cars, too. I doubt you'd ever get...  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 02:01 PM   #144 
     - would you feel any better if it were squirrels or raccoons?  MissMillie   Mar-30-05 01:54 PM   #138 
        - Maybe it's already closed and they get in anyway.  BikeWriter   Mar-30-05 02:09 PM   #147 
  - Keep your &^*#@!! KIDS out of my yard!  zanne   Mar-30-05 01:37 PM   #131 
     - I guess I'm lucky  AngryAmish   Mar-30-05 01:55 PM   #139 
     - I used to live near a convenience store  MissMillie   Mar-30-05 01:57 PM   #142 
 

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