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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
what is your fav cat breed?
Poll: what is your fav cat breed?
Maine Coon
British Shorthair
other (please elaborate)
View Results (9 votes)

The Shire

Nov 10, 5:32pm

Post #1 of 11 (978 views)
what is your fav cat breed? Can't Post

their are so many beautiful breeds, wondering what's your favorites are.

Forum Admin / Moderator

Nov 12, 1:29am

Post #2 of 11 (842 views)
Plain ol' tabby cat. [In reply to] Can't Post

Officially, the American Shorthair. I've had several cats, and the most loving have been my tabbies. Heart

The Shire

Nov 12, 1:36am

Post #3 of 11 (839 views)
Cats [In reply to] Can't Post

Tabbies are really cute, i've always been a fan of short haired cat breeds.Heart


Nov 15, 6:13am

Post #4 of 11 (622 views)
Tuxedo Long Hair / [In reply to] Can't Post



Nov 16, 3:04pm

Post #5 of 11 (507 views)
one day I shall share my life with a silver tabby [In reply to] Can't Post

They are so beautiful!

I also dream of having a Norwegian Forest cat.

I've had/have a tabby (a/k/a a "cat in a pinstripe suit), two solid blacks, a long-haired tuxie, a Siamese (never again: the yowling!), and two tortoiseshells. I have very much liked every Himalayan I ever met, including Chairman Meow, a neighbor's cat, who made free of my home for several years, coming in to sleep on the back of my couch or just wander about, and Willi, the family cat of the Krakauer family, named after the mountain climber Willi Unsoeld who was a teacher of mine in college. Very self-possessed cats. I've always said one needs at least one cat in the house to teach one humility.

(This post was edited by Annael on Nov 16, 3:08pm)

The Shire

Nov 16, 3:29pm

Post #6 of 11 (495 views)
Cats [In reply to] Can't Post

Chairman Meow, i love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Heart

AlassŽa Eruvande

Dec 1, 4:43am

Post #7 of 11 (312 views)
Just a regular ol' cat. [In reply to] Can't Post

Cat breeds look too similar to me to really get excited about them. The differences seem to mostly depend on the length of the coat and nose. The basic cat is still the same.
Having said that, I once knew two beautiful Burmese cats with the most gorgeous blue eyes. They were up to those blue eyes in personality, too.

I also like neutered male orange tabbies. I say neutered, because male orange tabbies undergo a complete personality shift after they get neutered, more so than any other kind of cat I've known. The crankiest, hissiest ones turn into big ol' love pots. Laugh

Our current cat is pretty cool too. She is a dilute tabby with just enough tortoise shell in her to give her a great personality. This cat is not afraid of anything, even an 80 lb lab who really, really wants to play.

Daisy Cat
Registered User

Dec 1, 4:45am

Post #8 of 11 (312 views)
Why, thank you, AlassŽa, I think you're pretty cool, too! [In reply to] Can't Post


Forum Admin / Moderator

Dec 1, 2:40pm

Post #9 of 11 (298 views)
*scritch, scritchie-scritch* [In reply to] Can't Post

What a beauty...*sigh* I miss my dear departed tabby-boys...

Daisy Cat
Registered User

Dec 1, 5:31pm

Post #10 of 11 (297 views)
*purrs loudly, turns head for better access, then attempts to bite you* [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm a bit of a brat. It's that tortoiseshell in me! Angelic

Forum Admin / Moderator

Dec 1, 6:11pm

Post #11 of 11 (290 views)
We call those [In reply to] Can't Post

"kiss-nips", it was a way to explain our cats' behavior to our kids when they were very young.

I had one cat who liked to like my hand, then "nip" (take between her teeth) the area she'd just licked...then lick again, then nip again...maybe she was related to Gollum? Angelic


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