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henslee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-21-05 08:42 PM
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16. I don't think it is really a dangerous animal. Not the ones I have seen.
Just a larger more alert/hyper cat. Sort of like a dog.
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  -Has anyone here worked with wild cats? (serval/ bengal hybrid in the house Lorien  Dec-21-05 03:05 PM   #0 
  - May I ask, as politely as possible, what possessed you to adopt  Redstone   Dec-21-05 03:26 PM   #1 
  - Believe it or not  supernova   Dec-21-05 03:29 PM   #2 
  - Well, he was great at the previous owner's house  Lorien   Dec-21-05 03:33 PM   #4 
  - Definitely keep it away from the other kitties since it would probably  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-21-05 09:57 PM   #41 
  - I don't think it is really a dangerous animal. Not the ones I have seen.  henslee   Dec-21-05 08:42 PM   #16 
  - Alert and hyper, oh yeah!  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:03 PM   #22 
  - That was his issue with his former owner  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:23 PM   #33 
     - Oy vey.  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:33 PM   #38 
  - VERY alert-not as hyper as my Turkish Angora  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:21 PM   #31 
  - Savannah cats are legal, and aren't dangerous  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 08:48 PM   #19 
     - I can tell you want one... admit it.  henslee   Dec-21-05 09:05 PM   #25 
     - If I owned a house, and a yard I could build a proper enclosure in  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:08 PM   # 
        - And realistically, a person can have exotic cats OR exotic birds  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:44 PM   #39 
     - The crappy part is that he's half bengal  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:17 PM   #30 
        - I agree  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:22 PM   #32 
           - As a rescuer I've come to call bengals "boomerang cats"  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:26 PM   #35 
              - Bengals are beautiful, but sooo high-strung  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:29 PM   #37 
                 - We got a bengal at Whiskerville, rescued from a bad breeder...  Lisa0825   Dec-22-05 01:28 PM   #69 
                    - It's good to know that there have been real turnarounds!  Lorien   Dec-22-05 04:09 PM   #73 
                       - Here is Isobella...  Lisa0825   Dec-22-05 04:29 PM   #75 
                          - The description reads just like the one for Tribal, one of my Bengal  Lorien   Dec-22-05 05:33 PM   #76 
  - I suggest calling the ASPCA for advice.  bertha katzenengel   Dec-21-05 03:30 PM   #3 
  - Thanks Bertha  Lorien   Dec-21-05 04:24 PM   #7 
     - Bertha may be right (once again)  khashka   Dec-22-05 08:35 PM   #81 
  - He's probably scared.. They are territorial, and he's  SoCalDem   Dec-21-05 03:35 PM   #5 
  - Thanks SoCalDem  Lorien   Dec-21-05 04:19 PM   #6 
  - Having fostered Wolf-Dog Hybrids and Coydog Hybrids  Taverner   Dec-21-05 04:24 PM   #8 
  - My Toby (in Panama) was a stable cat  SoCalDem   Dec-21-05 04:27 PM   #9 
  - One more thing.. take him to your vet..  SoCalDem   Dec-21-05 04:28 PM   #10 
     - yes drugs!  Taverner   Dec-21-05 04:31 PM   #11 
     - Well, once I can get him back into the cage....  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:27 PM   #36 
  - Pennies in a can  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 08:58 PM   #20 
  - Thanks Tucker! I have contacted a savannah group on Yahoo  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:16 PM   # 
     - Sounds like she was a heck of a flake  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:24 PM   #34 
  - Lorien, don't discount the spray bottle  okasha   Dec-22-05 08:24 PM   #80 
     - Great photo!  Lorien   Dec-23-05 12:00 AM   #82 
        - Thanks!  okasha   Dec-23-05 12:57 AM   #83 
           - Weasel ball?  seemunkee   Dec-23-05 07:35 AM   #85 
           - I'm going to meet with a guy who is on the board of our local  Lorien   Dec-23-05 10:28 AM   #86 
              - I hope he can offer you some useful advice.  okasha   Dec-23-05 04:02 PM   #87 
                 - Thanks Okasha! I managed to get close enough to take these photos  Lorien   Dec-23-05 07:35 PM   #89 
                    - Now, that's a nice interested look he's giving the camera.  okasha   Dec-23-05 08:05 PM   #91 
                    - He ate a little bit this morning, though he hasn't touched the  Lorien   Dec-23-05 08:20 PM   #92 
                       - Small but mighty!  okasha   Dec-23-05 08:47 PM   #93 
                          - Miro is old and doesn't care very much. Oberon is slightly fearful  Lorien   Dec-23-05 08:56 PM   #94 
                             - The fear of the Lord Resident Cat is the beginning of wisdom.  okasha   Dec-23-05 10:20 PM   #99 
                    - So Beautiful!  REP   Dec-23-05 10:06 PM   #98 
  - Perfect advice.  henslee   Dec-21-05 08:46 PM   #18 
  - Still waiting for that phone call :)  purr   Dec-21-05 04:31 PM   #12 
  - This guy may belong in a wildlife sanctuary!  Lorien   Dec-21-05 08:12 PM   #14 
     - I'm still up for the challenge :)  purr   Dec-23-05 06:39 AM   #84 
  - What a gorgeous cat!!  Shell Beau   Dec-21-05 04:33 PM   #13 
  - You are in for a handfull. This animal needs special attention. My friend  henslee   Dec-21-05 08:41 PM   #15 
  - The person I got him from is also a freak!  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:01 PM   #21 
     - I like my cats cuddly. I dont like havnig to use a chair and a whip....  henslee   Dec-21-05 09:03 PM   #23 
     - I agree! My Oberon looks wild enough and is huge enough for me, but he's  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:08 PM   #27 
     - Argh, people like that need to be stopped! :-(  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:06 PM   #26 
        - Amen sister! I also think a person should have to get a  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:12 PM   #28 
           - I think there needs to be some kind of class required to get the license  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:16 PM   #29 
           - Meerkats? What are their personalities like? I never knew they  Redstone   Dec-21-05 09:55 PM   #40 
           - Meerkats are more like mongooses IIRC nt  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:58 PM   #42 
           - OK, so how are mongooses for domesticating?  Redstone   Dec-21-05 10:00 PM   #44 
           - Actually, they are one of the most highly regulated animals around  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:10 PM   #46 
           - You know the woman with the Meerkat colony?  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 09:59 PM   #43 
           - Hers is it:  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:14 PM   #47 
              - Oh sweet!  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 10:23 PM   #49 
                 - Yeah, Pam didn't do on a vacation for ten years while she had Timon!  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:38 PM   #53 
           - Meerkats, I think, are considered dangerous  lakemonster11   Dec-22-05 02:23 PM   #70 
  - The cat is freaked out. Leave the door to the bathroom open. Leave some  henslee   Dec-21-05 08:45 PM   #17 
  - Actually, the bathroom he's in is as big as my bedroom  Lorien   Dec-21-05 09:04 PM   #24 
  - Not Much Advice, But Plenty of Fawning  REP   Dec-21-05 10:05 PM   #45 
  - Awwww...thanks!  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:20 PM   #48 
     - Some game ideas  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 10:34 PM   #52 
     - I just tried a laser pointer  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:42 PM   #56 
        - Oh, that's an awesome toy!  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 10:48 PM   #57 
           - It wouldn't fit in the toy-but I think I'll try one  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:50 PM   #59 
              - Is there another kind of ball that would fit?  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 10:53 PM   #60 
                 - I remembered that Big Cats sometimes like herbs  Lorien   Dec-21-05 11:38 PM   #65 
     - MC/TA Mix = Hair City!  REP   Dec-21-05 10:42 PM   #55 
        - Yowza! I hope you have a Dyson!  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:48 PM   #58 
           - All of Mine Are Former Strays or Rescues  REP   Dec-21-05 11:02 PM   #63 
              - Yeah, I searched the whole country for a Turk after my Peewee passed  Lorien   Dec-21-05 11:33 PM   #64 
                 - Oberon is "Pet" Quality? My Ass!  REP   Dec-22-05 03:42 AM   #66 
                    - His "fault" is some small patches of "rust" in his otherwise silver coat  Lorien   Dec-22-05 09:06 AM   #67 
  - He's beautiful  Mz Pip   Dec-21-05 10:29 PM   #50 
  - He's fixed and (sadly) declawed in the front  Lorien   Dec-21-05 10:34 PM   #51 
     - Poor kitty!  AlienGirl   Dec-21-05 10:40 PM   #54 
     - Since the owner is a bit nuts, she might have lied about  lizzy   Dec-24-05 06:54 AM   #101 
  - He really is beautiful.  flamingyouth   Dec-21-05 10:56 PM   #61 
  - what a magnificent beast.  datasuspect   Dec-21-05 10:58 PM   #62 
  - Smell may be part of the key?  Orsino   Dec-22-05 09:26 AM   #68 
  - How's Day 2 going?  AlienGirl   Dec-22-05 03:52 PM   #71 
  - Well, I can at least open the door and stand in the doorway without  Lorien   Dec-22-05 04:07 PM   #72 
     - Some cats love valerian  AlienGirl   Dec-22-05 04:20 PM   #74 
        - Hey, I have some Valerian Super Calm for Children!  Lorien   Dec-22-05 05:36 PM   #77 
           - Yep, give it a try!  AlienGirl   Dec-22-05 06:04 PM   #78 
  - He is so stunningly beautiful.  superconnected   Dec-22-05 07:17 PM   #79 
  - A beautiful cat!  0007   Dec-23-05 04:06 PM   #88 
  - cat suck...  RPM   Dec-23-05 07:50 PM   #90 
  - This is going to sound stupid but,  hickman1937   Dec-23-05 08:57 PM   #95 
     - Not stupid at all. A big cat handler for Jack Hannah told me the same  Lorien   Dec-23-05 09:01 PM   #96 
        - This means a lot to the cat.  hickman1937   Dec-23-05 09:16 PM   #97 
           - I doubt it would do anything. When I got my kitten, he had  lizzy   Dec-24-05 06:51 AM   #100 
 

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