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I Am Afraid of Cats

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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 1 Response May 10, 2010

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    LoquaciouslyLucid LoquaciouslyLucid 16-17, M Feb 3

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    haha as I was searching for this title, I found another experience called "i am afraid of my mom dying"... well, honestly, i thought i was the only one! that calms me down a little...
    Tomboygirl98 Tomboygirl98 16-17, F Feb 12

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