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Cats and Cowboys
« on: April 07, 2007, 04:28:01 pm »
Inquiring minds want to know your cat ownership details, cross-referenced against your preferences for Ennis and/or Jack!! This will be interesting! Photos of your cat or cats required for proper documentation, so we know you aren't just pulling our tail!!


Disclaimer: Yes, I know Jack and Ennis were not cowboys. But, somehow, "Cats and ranch hands" just doesn't have a good alliterative ring to it!! So cut me some Lee-way on this!


« Last Edit: April 09, 2007, 11:08:24 am by Front-Ranger »
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2007, 05:21:45 pm »
I'm pro-Ennis and I own two tabby cats (mum and son) - one inside, one outside..  :laugh:



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Re: Cows and Catboys
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2007, 05:39:36 pm »
No cats (allergy, :( )  Ennis wouldn't be Ennis without Jack, so the word isn't quite "prefer" for me.  But Ennis.  :)

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2007, 05:51:00 pm »
Thanks for asking! As is well known I am quite a Jackaholic. That's why I hardly ever read any fanfiction, because Jack is usually absent from the ones I see. Either that, or they're someplace else other than Wyoming, and that makes no sense to me at all! I have allergies to long-haired cats, so my cats have always been tabbies. Here's a pic of my cat Diva keeping me company by the fire today!


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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2007, 06:03:06 pm »
I owe you a couple of pictures of Titania (siamese/tabby mix) and her brother Oberon (tabby) at a future date :).
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2007, 06:13:23 pm »
Thanks for voting, Lynne! Jack lovers/tabby owners pull into an early lead!!

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2007, 08:32:35 pm »
My kitty is wondering if it will ever be summer--prime mousing season!!


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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2007, 10:45:57 pm »
The continuance of civilzation as we know it hinges on these questions, everybody!! So, damn the sheep, drop everything and VOTE!!
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2007, 11:08:29 pm »
I can't vote, i like alley cats who want to get to know you, not Siamese.
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2007, 11:22:05 pm »
That would fall under "I like Jack and I don't own a cat."

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2007, 11:24:55 pm »
We DO have a dog, she's nice and all but I like cats. Cats are animals that you can feed forever, but if they don't like you you can drop dead after dinner. You have to EARN a cat liking you, and then they are buds for good.
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2007, 12:41:38 am »
I have a tuxedo cat and a dog... a golden retriever!

And I prefer both Jack and Ennis!

There was a time when I preferred Ennis, until somebody named MELISSA turned me on to Jack!

Now I'm confused!!

Thanks a lot Melissa!  ;)  :D
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2007, 03:48:38 am »
The continuance of civilzation as we know it hinges on these questions, everybody!! So, damn the sheep, drop everything and VOTE!!


OK, if you insist  ;)

I own a dog and I'm an Ennis girl. But I would love to have a cat again...

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2007, 09:24:17 am »
Jack and tabbies are still in the lead!!

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2007, 10:42:51 am »
I voted, I understood the great social importance of this question.

I prefer Ennis, and no cat or dog.



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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2007, 11:06:25 am »
Early results show that Jack-lovers are more likely to have cats, and Ennis-lovers are more likely to have dogs or no pets. This follows logic; Ennis was close to four-footed animals, those that walk upon the earth. While Jack was not shown to be close to cats, he did hunt birds (eagles) like cats do. And he did throw a fit in order to be able to carve his own turkey!!

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2007, 11:10:38 am »
We DO have a dog, she's nice and all but I like cats. Cats are animals that you can feed forever, but if they don't like you you can drop dead after dinner. You have to EARN a cat liking you, and then they are buds for good.
Trying to be difficult, eh? That Jack is always "bi" in everything!

Well, then, vote for "I own a dog."  It's nothing to be ashamed of! I, a cat person, have a mutt myself.

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #17 on: April 10, 2007, 01:03:54 am »
No cats at my house I too am terribly allergic, even as a child the barn cats had to stay away from our house.  I ha ve dogs and love both Ennis and Jack for different reasons
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #18 on: April 10, 2007, 01:08:47 am »
I love cats. love cats love cats love cats. had em all my life, especialy the outdoorsy ones who needed a home. Like Spot, the Maine Coon I dug out of a dumpster off of Park Avenue, where he had been stuck in a box and thrown away...

now that I'm married we have my wife's  dog, who is a very nice old dog, yeah.

but it ain't a cat, it's a dumbassed DOG
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #19 on: April 10, 2007, 12:36:03 pm »
No Calico choices?! I love all kitties. I prefer both Ennis and Jack but relate to Ennis more.

To me a home is not anything without a kitty. Very cute kitties posted BTW  :)

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #20 on: April 10, 2007, 02:45:24 pm »
I will rectify this GDBOAUS immediately and add calicos!! You can then revote if you wish! Would love to see a picture!

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #21 on: April 10, 2007, 02:48:57 pm »
Brokebackjack the fact that you have not stated your preference for either Ennis or Jack has NOT escaped my attention! Divulge immediately if you want to keep pining about your cat-love on this poll!! We're waiting!!

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #22 on: April 10, 2007, 02:56:14 pm »
Don't do cats, and my prefernce is Ennis in bed: Jack to go out and have a beer and hang with, but I wouldn't bring either home to mother.

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #23 on: April 10, 2007, 02:58:23 pm »
Brokebackjack the fact that you have not stated your preference for either Ennis or Jack has NOT escaped my attention! Divulge immediately if you want to keep pining about your cat-love on this poll!! We're waiting!!



eh?? Look at my avatar lol!

I prefer Jack Twist, relate to his personality.

Why do you think I like EDelmar so much LOLOL

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #24 on: April 10, 2007, 03:00:46 pm »
eh?? Look at my avatar lol!

I prefer Jack Twist, relate to his personality.

Why do you think I like EDelmar so much LOLOL


Because you like to be ordered around??!  ::) I knew it all along, I just wanted to "hear" you say it!!
So, our early trend is continuing. Jack is to cats as Ennis is to dogs or no pets.
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #25 on: April 10, 2007, 03:54:11 pm »
lmao Lee!

EDelmar is deep.
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #26 on: April 10, 2007, 04:22:02 pm »
Like Spot, the Maine Coon I dug out of a dumpster off of Park Avenue, where he had been stuck in a box and thrown away...

Jesus H.! I wasn't raised with pets for medical reasons and I don't have any now, but what poor excuse for a human being could do that to a living animal?  >:(

And could somebody explain, please, What's a "tuxedo cat"?

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #27 on: April 10, 2007, 04:33:29 pm »
Jeff it was completely freaky. A normal Manhattan day, nice weather, walking down a street and---suddenly a couple of us just stopped. We began looking at each other and it was quite obvious we all had the same thought---can this be?? Is there a BABY buried in there??

The sounds of an infant crying were coming out of that dumpster.

We looked, and climbed up, cause yes that's exactly what we heard. this ' we' included a guy in a suit which cost a few thousand and a classic Park Avenue matron who had just been to the beauty parlor, nails done lol. We started digging. Bare hands. The matron took off a rock the size of gibraltar and said put this in your jeans and if even THINK of taking off I will remove your balls.Then she took off her heels. Make a long story short, the guy in the suit and I heard the sound, said oh no, and jumped back cause it was EXACTLY underfoot, dug like crazy--all of us--and there is this box with screams coming out. Box is opened, a huge cat jumps onto my chest.

Enter one Maine Coon named Spot.
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #28 on: April 10, 2007, 05:12:53 pm »
Thank goodness you saved that kitty!!!!!

A Tuxedo cat is a black cat with a white chest, white paws and usually white on thier faces. Like they are wearing a tuxedo.

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #29 on: April 10, 2007, 05:16:53 pm »


Found this cute specimen on the internet

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #30 on: April 10, 2007, 06:04:59 pm »
Jeff it was completely freaky. A normal Manhattan day, nice weather, walking down a street and---suddenly a couple of us just stopped. We began looking at each other and it was quite obvious we all had the same thought---can this be?? Is there a BABY buried in there??

The sounds of an infant crying were coming out of that dumpster.

We looked, and climbed up, cause yes that's exactly what we heard. this ' we' included a guy in a suit which cost a few thousand and a classic Park Avenue matron who had just been to the beauty parlor, nails done lol. We started digging. Bare hands. The matron took off a rock the size of gibraltar and said put this in your jeans and if even THINK of taking off I will remove your balls.Then she took off her heels. Make a long story short, the guy in the suit and I heard the sound, said oh no, and jumped back cause it was EXACTLY underfoot, dug like crazy--all of us--and there is this box with screams coming out. Box is opened, a huge cat jumps onto my chest.

Enter one Maine Coon named Spot.

Jack, God bless you and those other caring folks. That was a wonderful thing you all did. Yeehaw! Props for you!  ;D
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #31 on: April 10, 2007, 06:06:37 pm »


Found this cute specimen on the internet

Aw, how cute! Thanks, Wishes!  ;D
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #32 on: April 10, 2007, 07:10:57 pm »
More Internet kitties....
















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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #33 on: April 10, 2007, 10:37:17 pm »
I have the most gorgeous black cat named Vivien.  And I prefer both Jack and Ennis together.

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #34 on: April 10, 2007, 11:12:44 pm »
I have 3 cats - one seal-point Siamese and 2 lynx-point Siamese cross-mix

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #35 on: April 11, 2007, 03:31:42 pm »
You're welcome Jeff Wrangler.

And I'm on cute kitty over load here!  :)

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #36 on: April 12, 2007, 11:19:47 pm »


This cat icon reminds me of Jack and Ennis!
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #37 on: April 13, 2007, 01:48:20 am »
Amanda that's adorable!
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #38 on: April 13, 2007, 01:49:54 am »


This cat icon reminds me of Jack and Ennis!
 :)


Love it!!!  Don't look now, but I'm stealing it!  :D
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« Reply #39 on: April 13, 2007, 10:16:53 pm »
You're welcome to steal it Bud!  Go right ahead.
 8)
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« Reply #40 on: April 13, 2007, 10:45:18 pm »
You're welcome to steal it Bud!  Go right ahead.
 8)

Can I too?

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« Reply #41 on: April 13, 2007, 11:09:10 pm »
Can I too?

Yes of course!  You're the one who turned me on to the website that's the source of cute cat icons!

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« Reply #42 on: April 13, 2007, 11:19:33 pm »
Yes of course!  You're the one who turned me on to the website that's the source of cute cat icons!



Thanks, I got it from Dottie.  :)

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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #43 on: April 13, 2007, 11:26:43 pm »
LOL, the cat tails in the icon you now have in your avatar and the cute little cat chasing the bug (in my previous post) are both a little mesmerizing to sit and look at.
 :laugh:


Here's another one that's likely to be...
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #44 on: May 11, 2007, 12:27:11 pm »
I love Both Jack and Ennis (Ya can't have one without tha other)!
I have no use for cats
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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #45 on: May 11, 2007, 01:12:00 pm »


      I have a siamese mix. he is beautiful...Except I am allergic, so he is strictly outside.  And I too prefer

Jack and Ennis together.     Its like yen an yang...you cant separate them.




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Re: Cats and Cowboys
« Reply #46 on: May 11, 2007, 10:30:38 pm »
The cat is a divine animal, once worshipped as a god. No dog, however friendly loyal and stupid, beats A CAT who has decided to adopt YOU.

I miss having a cat but katrina is allergic.
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