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I Am Afraid of Cats

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have 8 cats.. Lol I love them so much. They all have such different personalities. One of my cat plays fetch, one of them will talk to you all day and meows with a rolled R sound...
    learnfromexp learnfromexp 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    I love cats in general. They make me feel so good and having one in my home too. She is sweet even if she acts unpredictable one time or another. Licks-licks, purrs, purrs and out...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I've never been afraid of being rejected by men. Men are pretty easy to please compared to their female counterparts. I'm a woman but I have few good girlfriends. They are so hard...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was at the housewarming of a collegue once with other colleagues. This collegue had two kittens. My direct boss thought me how to get te cats very interested in a little fishing...
    nutssquared nutssquared 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I lived next to a cat hoarder and when she died all the cats were left homeless. I felt so bad for them.
    Lanajamba Lanajamba 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The title says it all, my first pet was a small kitten and I have loved cats ever since.
    SavinienBrassheart SavinienBrassheart 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Now lets hear my part of the story before starting to make all the judgements . I was in this alley nd it was a bit dark, and out of nowhere BOOM a bunch of black cats, those ones...
    ROB44OTTO ROB44OTTO 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Just had an awfull and weird experience with one of my cats. I just got a collar and leash for my two kittens (5 months old) to be able to safely havd them outside (where there...
    Ariana807 Ariana807 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My friend gave me her cat to watch for a month or so and never came back for her because her family hated the cat and abused it. This was about 4 years ago... That cat has been my...
    totallyblonde98 totallyblonde98 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Love cats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Conscious7 Conscious7 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    http://www.usatoday.com/videos/life/2015/07/31/30894673/ if this is the case...my cats are felons
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I have been talking a lot lately about how I want someone to talk to who relates to me and what not, but I've realized that I don't really try to reach out. I think on some level I...
    Zbeara Zbeara 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Before cats became my favorite animal more than anything, I was ok with them. Now I realized how much we're so similar so and so. I want a cat as a pet but I have allergies towards...
    lily36912 lily36912 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Saturday afternoon is likely the day! We are going to meet kittens, and if we decide on a pair, we can already adopt them that day since our adoption application is pre-approved...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    There was never a point in my life where I was afraid to die. There were times in my life where I wanted to die and times in my life when I didn't want to die, but I was never...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Today I took my kittens outside. Went to the store and bought a collar and leash and walked a bit on my deck :) one of them liked it the other was a bit scared, but it was the...
    Ariana807 Ariana807 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Cats are much less judgemental and more fun.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I need some advice, and the question box isn't big enough. I want to take my ragdoll with me to visit my mother. I have to go over there for about 4 hours a day to help her around...
    mauii44 mauii44 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i think i admire people who aren't afraid to be themselves because i am afraid. I think it takes a lot of courage not to be afraid of the backlash that comes with it. I want to be...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    It is an irrational fear of mine, just like how I am afraid to swallow pills even for medical reasons. The fear of rejection is a big part of it. Being told I'm not good enough...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You guys are lucky that I only post from my app and it doesn't have an option to post pictures in groups because I would endlessly post pictures of my cats here.... endlessly
    ChikoMontez ChikoMontez 18-21, F a week ago

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    InvinsibleViper InvinsibleViper 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I found my cat on our neighbor's roof just a few mins ago.. To be more precise, neighbor's garage roof.. Their gate is open and so i just barged in.. Yea i know its rude but no...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 31-35, F Jul 24

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    This is Little I woke up this morning without him greeting me and I shrugged it off thinking maybe he went out for a walk.. Then afternoon came and he still isn't there.. I hear...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Probably less than two weeks until we adopt our two cats. I cannot wait. I wonder what they will be like. I hope at least one of them will be a lap cat. It would be really nice to...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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    Don't run, but the idea of death has always fascinated me, just the idea that there is nothing, like you can't even think or anything (as you can tell I have no religious views on...
    poppytippy poppytippy 13-15, F Jul 23

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    It's funny how cat lovers talk to their cats
    ajcrowley666 ajcrowley666 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 22

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    It looks like as if we have been acquired by another cat.This ginger tomcat started to wander in and eat the other cats food. That was last week then the day before yesterday he...
    subpaulagirl subpaulagirl 41-45 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm afraid to grow old due to more people dying and the physical effects of it, but I'm also afraid to die because at the same time I also want to live a long, healthy life and...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Been single for so long that I'm starting to think that I'll be a single old lady with cats
    turkeymachine turkeymachine 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Cats are portable breathing teddybears. How I love my cats. And they never answer back.
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F Jul 19

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    I am not afraid that I have lost my salvation, I know that I have and yes I am afraid because of that. I gave my life to the Lord in 2008 I had a major encounter with God, I had...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 6 Responses Jul 18

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    Up to 4 cats and a dog in the house now... They're like our kids!
    AyeJay6 AyeJay6 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17

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