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I Am Afraid of Cats

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So today I found out that the canned food that is the main bulk of our cat's diet has been discontinued by the manufacturer, grr. So I went to the stores in search of a reasonable...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I don't have a pic with all my cats in one place but I managed to snap one of several of them cuddled together. They seldom go inside. They live outside on an acreage along with...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I had a blue point siamese named sissyboy. My husband named him that cause he whined alot when we got him. We had to put him to sleep cause he was leaping at my grand baby and he...
    lilprincess09 lilprincess09 56-60, F 12 hrs ago

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    My grandma passed away Sunday and my family is trying to kill my mom because she got all of her possessions and the full inheritance, meanwhile up here my stepdad and me are...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This evening I figured out a better way to deal with favorite cat food preparation! This is what we used to do: Option 1 two person method: Person one smooshes freeze dried cat...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    In fact we had 4 in our house when I was growing up but never more than 2 at once and mostly just one cause sometimescats do not get along
    Snowbirds12 Snowbirds12 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    but my bf hates them and we're not allowed to have them in our rental house :( I miss having a lovable kitty. cats and I just get along. I might get one anyway :3
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love cats and kittens! They are so cuddly and cute but I can't be in a room with cats for more than 30 minutes or else I have problem breathing
    Lava234 Lava234 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I love Cats he's very very cute
    zzcon zzcon 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Pretty sure this either causes or is caused by my social anxiety. I can't talk to people properly because I'm so afraid they'll just give me a 'wtf why would you even approach me...
    conflictinglives conflictinglives 13-15, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm 24 and I wasn't like other kids in my family growing up. For one thing I have Mild Cerebral Palsy and growing up has been slow for me. I didn't get my id until I was 20, my...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not at all afraid to die, I'm afraid of tomorrow
    LoV3KiLlSsLoWLy LoV3KiLlSsLoWLy 56-60, F 4 days ago

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    It's not like I really want to die or something. But there are things that are much worse than death. Many people are forced to undergo unbearable suffering because euthanasia is...
    UchuuStranger UchuuStranger 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I just found out something interesting about my cats. One of them is calico, and I already knew almost all calico are female because the calico coloring requires two X chromosomes...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love and adore cats. I miss my cat. Lilly she was amazing and always was loving and next to me when I was home. She helped reduce stress persay.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I own two cats (or do they own me?). One day when I prepared to make a sandwich I first checked to see where the cats were. One was sleeping in my bedroom and the other was in...
    mltb mltb 61-65, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think I wanna make an ig acc.. Post all of stray cats pic that I took :T btw look at this hottie pose woo hot lol
    hmmmidk hmmmidk 16-17, F Aug 21

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    My cats are my children, forever and always.
    StoicReaver StoicReaver 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I love my cats. But I hate being licked and stepped on at 1:30am! Last night I careful locked the cats out of the bedroom. Then my husband came and let the cats into the bedroom...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I am not afraid of it and honestly thats mainly what I am here for. My friend told me about this site because it helped her explore her sexuality and talk to a lot of cool people...
    emmastewart emmastewart 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 19

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    Hi. I am new ^^ . I adore cats .My cat gave birth to 3 beautiful kittens .I wish I could keep them all but unfortunately there is not enough space. So u guys, how many cats you own...
    VeraVonKrueger VeraVonKrueger 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    It really does depend, but I generally feel very very uncomfortable if I am in a room with men only or if a guy is near me. I am gay and am attracted to men but I am afraid of them...
    chemistry6 chemistry6 18-21, M Aug 19

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    I love my cats, but I do not want them in my bedroom at night. So I sneak upstairs and close the door behind me. Last I did that one of the cats made the same frustrated noise...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 18

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    for me getting rejected had been a big part of my life growing up. I was tall really slim , athletic and wrestled on the team for 5 years, when I was born I had a problem with my...
    teknon0513 teknon0513 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Very, very afraid. Rejection and abuse have probably played a big part. From both family and everyone else. An unwanted sexual encounter at 14 with an older woman also kind of made...
    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 18-21 Aug 16

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    Why is that people are afraid of dying?? I mean is going to happen right it could happen today right now or maybe even in a hundred years, the truth is that you are dying since the...
    maeve106 maeve106 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    My cats are along gulumphers, they gulumph along with me: I walk into the kitchen, and they come along full speed in such a way that I have to be careful not to stumble over a cat...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    My cats are in love with an expensive food that I got on sale. They are crazy over it. This is how I know: jump into the cupboard where this food is stored as soon as I open it...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    As I was admonishing one of our new kittens about climbing into the dishwasher, "No Daphne, no!" I was reminded belatedly that I should note see her name while admonishing her...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Thats what happens when you leave boys with cats haha
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 11

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    Omfg!!! XD hahahahaha, okie so I basically scared one of our cats into jumping a couple feet off the ground. It was so freakin hilarious, I wish I couldve videotaped it. XD he's...
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F Aug 9

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    Cats have gotten me through a lot of hard times. I don't know where I'd be without mine.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 9

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    My roommate had this great idea that we should watch horror movies earlier, which I shouldn't have agreed to. Before we found anything on Netflix he asked me if there was anything...
    Becky555 Becky555 22-25, F Aug 6