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I Am Afraid of Cats

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    Sooooooooo Scared Of Them

    Cats really do scare the living shitt out of me.  Up until the age of about 10 we lived in a trailer park where a bunch of stray cats, alcoholics, drug addicts and prostitutes would roam. My sister used to go around playing with cats that probably had rabies and as a result were...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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    I Think I'm Just Scared Of The Idea Of Cats Though...

    Whenever I think about cats, I get a bit scared.  I think of menacing hissing, eyes glaring right at me, long, sharp claws.  But in reality, when I see a cat, I'm actually quite calm.  I am still a bit cautious and nervous around cats, as I am around any animal...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F May 10, 2010

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    The Demon Cat

    When I was born my parents had a cat named Toby. Toby hated me. He hissed at me and scratched me every day. For nine years. Now whenever I hear the sound of a cat hiss, my heart skips a beat.F you Toby.
    shambambamina shambambamina 22-25 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    Devil Cat

    We had cats in our house growing up and they were the most peaceful, friendly cats ever. They just laid around and never bothered anyone. Years after they died, my half-sister got a cat I nicknamed "Devil Cat". Anytime I walked through the door, he would attack my ankles and he...
    devouringflames devouringflames 22-25, F Mar 8, 2013

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    I Am Definitely Afraid Of Cats

    Once upon a time in my life it was embrassing for me to admit to anyone that I'm afraid of cats (kittens too),to avoid an embrassing situation for me the question was always asked by me "do you have a cat, because I am allgeric to them",one nite I tuned in to watch a talk show...
    504now225 504now225 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    The New Cat Is a Scary Dude

    I'm not sure why we haven't dumped him yet.  We are being way too patient with this beast. He has scratched my son 3 times, scratched me a couple times, and tried to bite me mulitple times. And he hisses at our old cat, who is the sweetest cat in the world and has done...
    ag123 ag123 41-45 21 Responses May 9, 2008

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    Scaredy Cats

    Oh dear ... this is so sad ... I'm sorry you have this fear ... cats ... are just like dogs ... they comfort you the same ... are loyal the same, Love you as much and know what you're thinking and feeling ... If they are raised lovingly ... being a longtime cat lady , scratches...
    baybedoll baybedoll 56-60, F Jan 13, 2013

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    Fear Of Cats..

    I usually am not scared of anything but the thought of cats makes me crazy...i do not have any bad experience or anything that i can remember of but as far as i rem i was afraid since childhood..Now i am 27 and dont atleast run when i see a cat in streets but it is very difficult...
    dreamIris6434 dreamIris6434 26-30, F Feb 21, 2011

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    I Am So Afraid Of Cats,

    as soon as a cat come with in a room it seems to make for me. My daughter who lives in spain as now got a cat. i am due to go and stay with her in oct. just the thought of going over there is making me ill. What can i do
    whisky18 whisky18 70+ Apr 9, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Sometimes it is so much easier just to be happy by myself. And sometimes I'm so afraid to try I'd rather find love in only me. My friends even joke about me becoming the "crazy cat...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Cats are my favourite animal. Cats are very soft, friendly, and funny. I had cats when I was growing up, and I wish I could have a cat now. The cats I had as a child always...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I love cats but i'm too busy to keep one at the moment. But seriously cats are cute, funny, and they have so much personality. I really like watching cats doing anything but when...
    vernikung vernikung 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I love to meow to any cats/kittens, whenever I see them. I've always love Cats all my life. Cats are so Purr-fect. Meow to a purring day. Sending all love to all feline cats.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 6

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    cats aren't ment to be kept inside the house all day. they are hunters and need to be outside. male cats for sure! a girl cat might not min being in a house, but male cats don't...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I am allergic to cats, but I love them so much (dogs too)! Last summer this cat (the bigger one) came to my house as a stray - she was starving and had a big cut near her eye...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F Aug 19

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    I love cats. Orange ones are my favorite. Is anyone else amazed by how much cats sleep? Like they literally sleep all day and all night. How is that even possible? I wish I was a...
    DayDreamingDragon DayDreamingDragon 18-21, F Aug 19

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    Is there anything else to say? I love cats, and black cats are adorable
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    You know how we say that in ancient times cats were worshipped? What if, in the future people look back on us and see all these cat videos and pictures and say we worshipped cats...
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    A girl who is pretty small, almost all black with a little white spot on her neck, her name is Isis. The other a boy named Oden, he's a big guy, seal point tabby with a prominent...
    aburns aburns 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    The naming of catsThe naming of cats is a difficult matterIt isn't just one of your holiday gamesYou may think at first I'm as mad as a hatterWhen I tell you a cat must have three...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F Aug 31

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    “With Cats, some say, one rule is true:Don’t speak till you are spoken to.Myself, I do not hold with that —I say, you should ad-dress a Cat.But always keep in...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I  love catsThey're cute and funnyGood at chasin' mice and ratsFar more cuddly than a bunny !Dogs all barkThey're ruff and hairyCats just purrand are never ever scarySo...
    ZODIACGIRL ZODIACGIRL 22-25, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    and btw.. they really aren't cats. they are demons from another dimension sent to rob me of my sanity by destroying furniture, expensive pottery and leaving bodily fluids for me in...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    It brings bad luck if ignorant humans cross our path.Sincerely,Black Cats
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 19

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    this morning i gave my cats strawberry lemonade flavored powerade dilaudid with water and they love it
    tsumakov tsumakov 26-30, F Aug 30

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    I never had a cat when I was a kid. We always had dogs. I was a paperboy and over time came to dislike dogs. They seemed mean and unpredictable. When I got married my wife told...
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    “Before a Cat will condescendTo treat you as a trusted friend,Some little token of esteemIs needed, like a dish of cream;And you might now and then supplySome caviare, or...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    This is one of my 2 cats. Her name is Claire (aka Fatty Po)
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I love cats I have 2 Gumbie I got as a baby I found him in a trashcan with other kittens and pirichi I have recently got
    Jesnx Jesnx 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I love Warriors! And I wish I had more friends who share my love for the noble cats who walk through the forest or pad across the marshland or even wander on the moor. It actually...
    Moonstripe1993 Moonstripe1993 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I have 3 black cats their names are Salem, Binx, and Nastia.
    MementoMorii MementoMorii 13-15, F Sep 9

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    Two weeks ago we adopted a stray cat, we named the little fellow Luke. He was just precious and very affectionate. He loves to play around with our other cats, like sleeping on...
    rabblemagic rabblemagic 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 10

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    My two cats keep ******** on my bed and my bed is were i live and we moved house and all i wanted was a nice smelling clean room and they ******* wreck it now i cant stand being...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F a week ago

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    I just fought myself singing to my cats. Does that maker crazy?
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't have cats because my mum is kinda allergic to the fur xD but my neighbour aka best friend has a beautiful one, and I'm always at his place so whenever I see it I always go...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    " my whole life I've been telling myself don't be afraid and it is only now that I am realizing how stupid that is. Don't be afraid is like saying don't move out of the way when...
    rachnixon rachnixon 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I am not afraid to let go. I am not afraid to cut negative people out of my life. I am not afraid to love myself because you failed to do so. But I am afraid of never feeling the...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F Aug 26

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    I am afraid of dieing without someone. I am afraid to be tortured. I am afraid of my only family member left dieing. I am afraid I will be stupid. Last but notleast I am afraid of...
    ginny1q1q ginny1q1q 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Usually people who are afraid of falling in love are those who were left down by their boy/girlfriend. I'm this kind of persons who broke up in a relationship. I had 4 relationship...
    otoumie otoumie 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    All the "friends" I have are locked up in a mind set that was set before them by their parents, religion, television, and sex appeal. They wouldn't dare hit their parents if they...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M Aug 20

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    I am afraid of showing my true self to the world... I sincerely show my feeling to my friends but.. I am afraid of being me.. I don't hate me but I'm afraid other people would hate...
    hooncaramello hooncaramello 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Once i get my hopes togheter it falls apart , i'm afraid to love people i'm afraid to get my hopes togheter again , i'm afraid that i will expect to much
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Sep 7

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    i am afraid of rejection thats why i put up with everything you say ... just so i wouldn't end up alone ... no matter how unfair and stupid your demands are i put up with them...
    curiousmoi curiousmoi 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    My name is mohaaa, am in high school, I like having girl friend but am afraid talking to girls and having fun with them COZ am afraid to be rejected. So can anybody help me out of...
    mabdulle1996 mabdulle1996 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I have seen how it is when you start to grow up. You get more responsibilities and some of them can be good but there are others like paying for insurance, paying for bills and all...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M Aug 22

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    So it's been a while since I've been here, it's almost the end of summer, and that means it's time to look back and reminisce. I've again stumbled upon something that has been...
    Zoey09 Zoey09 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I am afraid, there will be no one ever to love me. All I find around me are people who abuse my kindness. People who use me. It was like that ever since I remember and that's why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Or let's just call it "I'm not afraid" because I used to fear EVERYTHING. that's what anxiety does to you. you stay home one day it turns into two weeks. Can't leave your room. Can...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F Aug 25

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