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Thread: Favorite breed?
06-07-2008, 04:09 PM #11
Originally Posted by gem
she is also the cat that almost killed me in 2003 -- she is an inside cat. I had just been thru having my thyroid out due to cancer and had just finished up some of my treatments -- Salem got out-- I grabbed her and she bit me -- I did clean it -- but it swelled and then the swelling went down a day later -- never thought anything about it until 2 months later when I was very very sick -- to make a long story short -- they found I had a very serious blood infection that attacked my heart -- we figured it was caused by the bacteria in the cat bite entering my blood and the fact that I was so weak from the cancer treatments and surgery and all -- my body couldn't fight back and the infection took over --- I ended up with Bacterial Endocarditus and was given a 5% chance of survival -- 2 months later I underwent open heart surgery and had 2 valves repaired. It has been 5 years and I am here to tell the story!! Thank God!! And yes I kept the cat -- but if she gets out for any reason -- I DO NOT go after here!!! I am very nervous around cats now as well.
So there is my story!!!Kim
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06-07-2008, 04:37 PM #12
Boston Terriers are my favorite breed of dog. I have one and when I first got her (4 yrs ago next month), we lived in an apartment complex. There were 5 other bostons and we would all get our dogs together once a week in the tennis court to play together. All 6 of them are such sweet dogs. They're playful, but gentle.....they're people pleasers and they are little love bugs.
I want another one eventually, but my husband wants a mini Dachshund. lol
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06-07-2008, 04:39 PM #13
I have two breeds of dogs I like the most: blue weimaraner(this one is 7 months old and weighs 105lbs!) and rottweilers. Currently I don't own a dog cause of the apartment but when we get our own house I am getting a weim pup! Don't care for cats unless they are outside only! I must say though I like the siamese(sp) cats! I have a cockatiel that stays at my mothers house. I like birds very much. Hoping to own a macaw one day.20g long 84w, fluorite, planted, 5 Habrosus Corys, MTS, pair of Clown Pleco (L104)
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06-07-2008, 05:36 PM #14
It's too hard to pick... I love Greyhounds and Mastiffs. More of the calmer, large breeds. But any dog is a member of the family regardless of breed. I like cats but am allergic to them so never had one.35 Gallon (36" Long) See my tank pics and stats: My Blog
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06-07-2008, 05:43 PM #15
Not entirely a breed but Im a huge fan of wolf mixes, I have a 150lb German shepard/Timber wolf cross and he is the best dog I have ever owned. Close second are Pits and Bordeux Mastiffs. As for cats nothing can beat a Maine Coon I have a 13 year old Red/White Maine named Muff...shes a great cat. She doesnt reak of pee and shes content just to lay in your lap half the day...and she has never scratched anyone :)3x75 gallons|2x55 gallons|2x50 gallons|3x40 gallons|1x29 gallon|1x10 gallon
06-07-2008, 06:30 PM #16
0Originally Posted by Billythefish
my favourite breed of dog.........stafforshire bull terrierangelcakes (penny)
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06-07-2008, 07:23 PM #17
I like dachshunds and persian cats.
I have a dachshund and a mix cat ( was a stray, have no idea)
06-08-2008, 02:15 AM #18
My heart belongs to the german shepherd.You can't play nice with people who don't play by the rules!
06-08-2008, 05:04 AM #19
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06-08-2008, 08:08 AM #20
Used to love German sheapards, still do, but with 7 Shi tzus, I would have to say themMy birdpage: http://featheredfriends.weebly.com/