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Oh my, when it comes to our cats, I`m really down on my luck lately. *sigh*

Had to bury a kitten today, not even 3 weeks old and pretty much just a tiny ball of fluff.
And the worst part, I found it in the cathouse, practically butchered. Which means the older kittens probably did it. Now I feel terrible for letting the poor thing stay there but honestly I had no inkling such a thing would happen. It never has before with multi-generations. And the older kittens usually ignored the little guy.
God, I hope it didn`t suffer and went quick. It really chokes me up to think otherwise. *sob*

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legoline
Jun. 27th, 2006 09:33 pm (UTC)
Oh dear, I'm so sorry...that poor kitten :o/
astri13
Jun. 27th, 2006 09:49 pm (UTC)
Thank you. I pray it didn`t suffer because it was literally ripped apart and I feel so, so bad for putting it in the cathouse. But that just has never happened before. I was horrified when I discovered the poor animal today.
legoline
Jun. 27th, 2006 10:02 pm (UTC)
That's just...horrible. I, too, hope that poor kitten didn't suffer too much...sorry for you, too, that you had to see that, really am.
mareen
Jun. 28th, 2006 08:14 am (UTC)
I'm really sorry to hear that. I heard of male apes doing stuff like that, but I didn't know cats would do it, too.
astri13
Jun. 28th, 2006 08:19 am (UTC)
Thanks. Certainly it was the male kittens but they didn`t show such an aggressive behaviour to the smaller kitten. Otherwise I would have kept them separated. They were really brutal with it and I hope they killed it right away. :(
mareen
Jun. 28th, 2006 08:23 am (UTC)
*hugs*
astri13
Jun. 28th, 2006 08:28 am (UTC)
Thanks. I`m a big softie when it comes to small furry animals, especially the babies. And I`m such a cat person while mostly scared of dogs.
mareen
Jun. 28th, 2006 10:59 am (UTC)
I love cats and dogs, but I'm not really a softy with them. I do want a cat in the near future...but where I grew up animals were mostly livestock and you didn't get too much emotionally attached.
astri13
Jun. 28th, 2006 11:23 am (UTC)
Since I grew up in an rural area we used to have more lifestock when I was little. I remember pig-riding. :) And of course said pigs went on to become sausages later so I was used to that.
But whenever an animal has to die, I hope it`s quick. I don`t want them to suffer.

Our cats are mostly out-door, not that cuddly with humans and I have this nagging fear they view me as nothing but a walking tool to open their cans of catfood. And sometimes they grudginly prostitute themselves for the food and let me pet them.
I always have a soft spot for the kittens, especially when they are still a bit wobbly and their eyes are all blue. Too cute.
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