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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 3 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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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'm not sure how or when it started,

    but I've always been afraid of cats, let me correct myself terrified of cats! I can't even let myself look at still picture of cat or even look at them on television. My nightmares consist of cats and lately I've been having a lot of dreams about cats. I'm currently 45 years old...
    Desimnyc Desimnyc 46-50, M Jun 4

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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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    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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    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 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 66-70 Apr 9, 2012

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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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    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 3 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    lavendermist07 lavendermist07 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Freakin' cats and their selfies... 😓 -_- Lol, hehe
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    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Just Once Just once in my Life. It would be nice If someone Was afraid Of Losing me I am always Afraid That I am going To lose someone I Love that someone will decide they no...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I love cats cause they can't talk.
    Dollyx10 Dollyx10 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I know this is a long shot but I dont have a facebook to post this on and i dont trust a lot of people on craigslist. Any cat lovers in or around the long beach area who want a...
    TrickRTreat17 TrickRTreat17 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    in my town there is a woman that calls herself Angelicat (her name is Angelica) & she ADORES cats. she started a team that helps sterilize cats & find homes to homeless cats. i...
    screambloodygore screambloodygore 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Cats are like the wealthy. They come for a rub And if not flattered properly. They scratch. And then go look imperial. Will no longer cry If me sees one run over.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have two kittens in my basement apartment. And there are alot of spiders! Today Max managed to catch one and not just kill it, but also eat it. Had to google it, apperantly cats...
    Ariana807 Ariana807 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love cats. I have a black cat and his name is Gio. :D
    anonymoussas anonymoussas 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Street kittens that I feed with the same food as my cats :) I want to keep them but they won't get close to me lol I tried luring them in a cage but they're too smart lol
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have 3 cats - Pepsi and Tia (from the same litter) are 11yrs old, Harvey is 7yrs old. They each have their own unique personalities but are all equally adorable and loving...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I love cats and I have three of them..... 3 of them are kittens and they sometimes go up in my bed and sleep with me ..... they are the most beautiful things in the world :D :D :D
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am afraid. I am afraid of spiders, heights, death, all of it, all of the petty and more complex creatures, things, and instances, but that is of the least importance as of right...
    ASMRLegion ASMRLegion 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    Currently I have 3 fixed females that go and in and out. I live rural so it's pretty safe for them. I am also looking after a couple feral cats that have made themselves at home...
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I absolutely love and adore my two cats they are both females and they are the cutest little things. I call them my kids haha I don't care if people think that's cheesy I don't...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    some pepole may say im obssed but i just say its a strong bond between me and my cats i mean family (they are famiy)
    LexiMarieTherien LexiMarieTherien 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Well this young fellow of three years old.. He has just been adopted from a cats home by my parents .. He came from a family who broke up.. The wife had to go live in a flat and...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 17 Responses Jun 24

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    Cats are so furry and cute. They cheer me up from a bad day. Just listening to them purr or watching them play with a ball of yarn.. it makes my day better by a landslide.
    RosaGoesMeow RosaGoesMeow 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    Ok, here's my rant about cats; They aren't dogs! They get on counters, scratch furniture, meow for no reason, they're allowed to roam free & dogs aren't, they kill birds, rabbits...
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Hippolyte A. Taine — I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M Jun 22

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    For everyone who is afraid- You can't spend the rest of your life being afraid of people rejecting you, and you have to start by not rejecting yourself, you don't deserve it. From...
    AnyaW AnyaW 13-15 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I had a dream which helped me realize I am afraid of scrutiny. I can't post things and leave them up because I heavily scrutinize everything I write. I don't just express what's...
    ReadyFreddieDarling ReadyFreddieDarling 26-30 Jun 22

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    These r my cats :) I'll introduce them starting with the first cat I took home Kitty is the white with patches of orange and gray.. She was laying on the side of the road just...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 31-35, F Jun 21

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    Chicky .. I love u and u rest in peace.. I know ur with God.. I'll miss u so much I got her off the streets.. I was afraid she wud get runover as one fall and she wud be on the...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    Here is the lovely Inigo Montoya, 2 years old and a half. He is the cat of one of my classmate at the language course. She and her fiance went to the US so i offered to take care...
    redfairy16 redfairy16 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    Cats are just awesome! For many different reasons. All cats, not just the domestic ones. I especially like their arrogance and independence. It gives them a character a dog could...
    IronicIgor IronicIgor 31-35, M Jun 17

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    Love my cats, but it is quite interesting trying to do push ups when a 9 lb and 17 lb cat decide to lay on your back and legs during the process lol
    DMW072812 DMW072812 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    Cats are my spirit animal, they lay around all day and do nothing. I AM A CAT....omg
    Leo231 Leo231 13-15, M 4 Responses Jun 17

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    Another cat gone. White and blue eyed with not very good health. Not cremating this one. What should I do with the ashes of the others? I have 3. They were house cats. I can't...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F Jun 16

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    Cats have been my one of my spirit familiars, and friends my whole life! The are mystical animals, and they deserve the upmost pampering!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I used to be afraid to die even though it really far off. I'm not afraid anymore because I think there a several things that could happen in tandem with my body decaying. 1 I will...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M Jun 15

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