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Scorpio70

  20 days ago

Sorry not sorry

Today morning at -3 C I went outside to empty my indoor trash bin into the outdoor wheelie bin which is in my back garden. Decided to take some pictures too and my neighbor's cat Chocolate Buttons was there, constantly following me around and crying like no tomorrow. He's a ragdoll but at that moment he was more like a popsicle. I decided to just open the neighbor's front door and chuck him in but the door was locked. I looked into those big blue eyes, saw that it was 9 AM and I thought.. 'oh well..' so I rang the doorbell.

My neighbor Pete opened the door in his bathrobe and I said: sorry for ringing your doorbell but your cat is a popsicle. Cat had already ran inside. He said: next time just send me a message instead of ringing the bell. Helen (his wife) was still asleep. I said ok but your cat was freezing and I don't want him to freeze to death. He thought for a moment, then said: 'I forgot about him.' He started to close the door but then opened it again and said: 'actually, he woke me up at 4 AM, so I'm not sorry he's cold. He deserves it.' And he closed the door.

Oh well.. I did say sorry for ringing the bell but actually I wasn't sorry at all. I'm glad I did, for the cat. Here's a picture of Chocolate Buttons I took last summer.
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smartie_uk

  19 days ago
How mean! Poor cat! Personally, I’d now make a habit of ringing his bell anytime I was passing .. only don’t wait for him to answer ;) Reply
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Ed777

  20 days ago
What a rude man. Reply
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Hawksmoor

  20 days ago
What a beautiful cat! I wouldnt have rang their bell: id have took the little fellow in my house for a warm! and probably a tin of sardines or some leftover roast chicken (the cat, not the neighbour!) Reply
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carol1g

  20 days ago
What a beautiful cat, and what a horrible owner. Well done you Reply
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H7551940

  20 days ago
just because a cat has a fur coat doesn't mean they can't get cold. when I had cats I was always checking they were safe...and would always check if they wanted in(I had no catflap). I loved them so always checked they were safe as didn't always trust my neighbours either - as had a few times I seen them trying to do stuff to other animals. Reply
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barriebullock

  20 days ago
How anyone can spend a lot of money on anything & then doesn't look after it is beyond my understanding.
Our common moggie has a cat flap & tends to sleep between us despite having her own cushions.
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johnbuchan76

  20 days ago
What an a. hole the cat was cold why have a cat ! If you can’t be bothered my cat holly jumps on me at 6.30 am to wake me up eats her food goes to the toilet then goes back to my bed I am now up ! But I love her to bits Reply
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delcercy10

  20 days ago
aaaww the kitty kat is gourgeous,would not treat a kitty like that espescially one as beautiful as popsicle.our kitty wakes me up many times in the night to be fed, change litter tray,treat like baby Reply
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rosemary-charles

  20 days ago
some people just dont know how to be grateful hun Reply
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hess72

  20 days ago
aww hes gorgeous hilde, i think you did the right thing, poor thing must have been frozen, cats prefer heat despite their thick coats x Reply
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