I had a bit of a debate about whether it's good to let cats live indoors only or let them go out when they want to. I've lived with cats my whole life and they've always come and gone as they pleased but other people say cats that go outside only have a life expectancy of 2-5 years. I say that this is nonsense and is probably very area dependant with the city areas bringing the average way down. What are other people's thoughts?
In the meantime I'll tell you about my life with cats.
A few months before I was born my parents found a stray cat start living in their garden. I have no idea what happened to it but it eventually had 2 kittens in the garden, which they claimed. They're both dead now and don't remember much about them.
My aunt also found a stray cat, who looked abused, living in her garden. I was the first person we know who was able to touch it so, when she went on holiday, I got the cat. It later gave birth to five kittens, two of which we gave away. Of the three kittens one is now dead but the others are alive and well, going on 15 years.
There's a fourth cat living with me which my aunt found at her work and gave to my Gran. When my Gran died we got the cat, who is noisy.
8 years, 3 months ago
02 Dec 2010 19:33 CET