Post # 1
Fiance and I currently rent and we are trying to put an offer on a house. We have a black lab, he’s my baby 🙂
My friend has this cat. I should start by saying I don’t NOT like cats, but I don’t like this cat. She and her bf adopted it and neither could have it at their apartments (I know, responsible) so she was freaking out finding a home for him. So I took the cat in on a temporary basis (one month). Well she called and asked if we could keep him another month. I told her our living circumstances were changing, so i would keep him for 2 more weeks. I explained we were buying a house and the cat couldnt come. She asked why, I told her A) my dog doesn’t like the cat, and buying a house means more room, which also means more areas for them to get into things B) the cat keeps clawing my couch up and I’m buying 2 brand new sets of furniture for the house and C) I am snot allowing the dog out of the basement/garage/back years area, and I don’t want cat hair everywhere.
now she is mad at me for putting her in this position. How do I make it better bees?
Post # 3
I would call local cat rescues in your area and see if they’re willing to foster the cat for the one month she claims she needs. If she’s willing to cover the cost of food/litter/etc. and perhaps throw in a little more as a charitable donation, they may be willing to do it. It’ll likely be cheaper than boarding. Of course, if finances aren’t a problem, she can board the cat at a licensed boarding facility or perhaps the vet’s office.
Post # 5
So she’s mad at you for not extending a favor you were nice enough to supply? she should be smarter with her words since she took this cat before she was able. You don’t owe her anything. I just hope she does the right thing for the poor little guy.
Post # 7
@jb20: i love cats, but i adopted them:) I would drop the cat off at her residence today and not wait two more weeks.
Post # 8
Drop it off at her place. Not your problem. This would never happen to me because I am allergic and I hate cats.
Post # 9
You told her she has 2 weeks and you need to hold her to that. At the end of 2 weeks you give the cat back. After seeing your reasons I think 100% you DON’T want that cat anywhere near your new house. Listen, I’m a cat lover so I don’t mind my cat’s hair or the scratching of the furniture, but I do know that we are waiting to buy new stuff until we don’t have to worry about our cat scratching it up, and that’s for a cat that I LOVE. I can’t imagine the wear and tear on my house for a cat that I DIDN’T love.
Post # 10
I don’t mind cats but I’d never choose to have one as a pet. They just don’t tickle my fancy.
I’d drop the cat off at her house and tell her thats the last time you’d be offering any favors for her because she blows for acting like an ungrateful brat after you’ve taken care of this cat despite you not particularly liking them.