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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 18-21, F 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I'm a bi and I've confessed to a girl. She gave me no response. She has been close with her guy friend recently and she will definitely be in a relationship with him soon. It...
    greenflapper greenflapper 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I get so nervous and tensed and even no sleep when know someone i care about or love, feel sad or committing suicide as feel like i failed in rescuing or protecting all of them. I...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Cats are pretty awesome. They are super cuddly, squishy, floppy, baby-size, full of shenanigans, hilarious, sensitive, comforting, and so smart. People who don't like cats...
    amygirl33 amygirl33 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Cats are one of my favorite animal I love them too much ! When I was a kid there were a lot of cats in our garden, but then we moved. I can't have a cat because I live with my...
    Sempiternaldark Sempiternaldark 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I love cats,I love all cats,I love every kind of cat
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I like dogs a lot as well but if you have a cats love then you know you probably earned it. "Cats are the epitome of indifference." Amy Farrah Fowler, Big Bang Theory.
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love all animals. But cats are my favorite animals. I had a cat named Merry. She spent the beginning of her life in a drain, surrounded by her dead brothers and sisters and mom...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I love cats so much!!! mine are like the only reason i care to live anymore. i think its cause they are like an encouragement to me and thats what makes me want to get up and hang...
    kieshi kieshi 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Sometimes, I just want to spiritually stab myself in the heart because cats are too cute for me to handle.
    Cathii Cathii 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    Our kitten is so cute! I love our three cats!
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F Jul 5

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    So I love cats. I actually have a feline of my own it's a orange tabby mackerel. His name is Sunny. He's the sweetest thing and he is literally attached to me. If I walk out the...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    It's odd how sometimes sitting with the cats can make me feel so relaxed even when they ate constantly fighting... They really are quite adorable!
    Redlove1976 Redlove1976 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I love cats a lot more than I like dogs if I had to choose between them I'd pick the cat
    Drea0o0 Drea0o0 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Absolutely love to cuddly my cats!!
    evas1228 evas1228 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    i own two girls and ive recently accepted a male kitten into my group. although i dislike male cats ive grown to love this one!!! i want like a hundred *v*
    mataro mataro 13-15 2 Responses Jul 11

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    This is my kitty, his name is Buffy. There are three other cats in the house, but he is mine. :)
    jacqolantern jacqolantern 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 12

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    You know its winter when your cats lie closer to you on your bed. The cat is very much my cat or rather I am her human is insisting on sleeping under the covers to stay warm. I don...
    subpaulagirl subpaulagirl 41-45 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love cats! Recently spent a few days at my aunts and her kitten is adorable! Might be getting one soon ;D
    icrazy317 icrazy317 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love cats but i hate it when my cat skippy takes the baseball bat under my bed and beats the cr** out of me with it and while outcold he just poops on my bed e_e f*ker
    ReconCreed ReconCreed 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I was 4 years old. I grabbed those cats by the neck and threw them down for a 4 meter flight. One landed on his pads, so he lived, yet the other... Still ashamed of myself because...
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Jul 19

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    Cats are so sassy omg ✌✌✌✌
    untitled360 untitled360 13-15, F Jul 20

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    I just rescued two cats from the street. They are so lovely <3 I'm so sad because i need to put them on adoption :c at least, is for the better.
    Mynameistooweird Mynameistooweird 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love cats. But this cat Damon is so annoying. His "meows" are definitely endless!
    Jensa16 Jensa16 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am afraid of being rejected like I'm afraid of being open about my fetish. It's a terrifying experience when I think I'm gonna be rejected to the point that I won't do certain...
    ILF777 ILF777 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everything around me is falling apart...we all live in fear...When you live In a war zone everything else looks insignificant ...I live in iraq...I have watched so many people die...
    ffdp84 ffdp84 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like I have so much to lose. I keep so many memories locked away and would consider myself a pack rat of good times. I write down things that make me laugh and things that...
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm afraid of getting close to others or having a new best friend because my best friend died over a year ago. Not only that, I have had lots of friends who have died. Others, I...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 Jul 18

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    For various reasons: I'm afraid of child birth, I'm afraid of raising them wrong and not being able to care for them properly, and when I'm being honest with myself, sometimes I'm...
    NoYourComstock NoYourComstock 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I have an intense fear of rejection. I've reached the point where I don't even try to make new friends because I'm afraid if they don't like me then they'll judge me or make fun of...
    CJHall1234 CJHall1234 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not afraid to admit that I am afraid of the dark
    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I crave the deepest connections with others, yet I'm too afraid to let anyone in. I love to socialize, I love to make friends, and I have a boyfriend. But that true connection has...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Not sure whether it's just me but I find myself really limited in what I can do and how I socially interact with people because I'm afraid of what they'll think of me and how that...
    ThatAwkwardOne ThatAwkwardOne 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I just never ever been afraid from dying as it is life as no one stay alive forever, right!. I just saw a lot of funerals in my life and lost a lot in my 35 years as my life been...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I would like to go out and find a guy and build a meaningful relationship. I'm just tired of being lonely and not having the affection and the closure and such that comes with a...
    ems350z ems350z 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    Im not afraid to speak my mind i will tell you how it is straight to your face 💁 for the people who are afraid, what have you got to lose?
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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