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tagurit
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I received pictures in an email from my cousin with the caption "For Sale, One Useless Cat." A comment on the original forward read "This cat is available very cheap. Would also consider free shipping."

I went a googlin' and found several sites with the pics. This is one of the simplest, fastest loading displays.

I love the pics, but I'm really interested in the backstory. I've checked snopes and the forums, but possibly I've just missed it. Could be they've been floating around for a long time and I'm the only person online that hadn't seen them.

So, anyone know what the deal is? Are these both pets and therefore, friends? How'd this photo story come about?

I miss having a cat and looking at cute kitty pics isn't helping. [Smile]

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Yeah I'm guessing the rat is a family pet and the cat is use to him being around since he was a kitten and therefore doesn't see him as food. The pictures are incredibly cute.

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evilrabbit
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So. Freaking. Cute.

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KaiTheInvader
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I used to have rats and cats. amazingly, the cats were more afraid of the rat than the other way around. one of my rats, Ganesha, would literally hold down the little kitten and clean her ears. So yeah, rats and cats can get along well together.

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Izzy Quigley
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Augh! The orange moustache!

That is the cutest cat ever.

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Troberg
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Both animals seem comfortable with the situation, so my guess is that they are pets familiar with each other.

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tagurit
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Yeah, I'm convinced they're housemates, now. That last pic is just so sweet I've had the site up with that pic in view, ever since the OP, and I look at it every now and then.

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Venus
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When my cat Anica was a kitten she got ahold of my roommates hampster. We thought she was gonna eat it but she just wound up cuddling it.
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I used to raise rabbits for 4-H, and our dogs were pretty used to having them around, so I never worried much. One morning I woke up to the sound of a screaming rabbit (if you have ever heard this sound, you never forget it -shudder-) and we all ran to the yard thinking the worst.

Well, apparently one of the rabbits had gotten out of its hutch, and one of the dogs had it pinned against the chain-link fence. Licking it. Poor rabbit was never the same I don't think!

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