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Help! Cat issue

My girlfriend and I are moving in together, but she has a cat and I am severely allergic (Class 5 allergy, so trying to medicate with antihistamines isn’t going to work). Her daughter was going to adopt him but could not manage. We have tried to find relatives or friends who could take him but have been unsuccessful. She very much loves her cat and we are horrified at the idea of taking him to a kill shelter, and the non-kill shelters in our area have no room to spare. I would be happy to pay any costs associated with getting him to his new home. He is good with children and other cats, but is very vocal and would need to be trained to not be as vocal. He is 6 and has all of his shots and has been spayed. He has been an indoor/outdoor cat. I love my girlfriend very much, and I really want her to know that her cat is in a good, loving home.

Can anyone help or suggest anything?

Time to spread a little DU love!

Who needs a heart? I've got 17 left and I'd like to give them to people who don't have one or just have 1 or 2. I'll check back in in a little while.



Hopefully you haven't already heard this.

Of course you know Faux News is going on and on about their fake Christmas tree getting torched and acting like it’s terrorist activity.

I said two things about it: 1) if it’d been a cross, Faux would have called it “heritage not hate”; and 2) only a good guy with a lighter can stop a bad guy with a lighter.

But I saw some genius on Facebook call it “Pine/11.” I just about laughed myself into a nosebleed.


As a diabetic, I'm very tired of seeing diabetics compared to anti-vaxxers.

My disease is not communicable.

My disease does not represent a threat to anyone but me.

There is no vaccine for diabetes. You can damn sure bet I would have taken one.

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, and has nothing to do with anyone's lifestyle.

Type 2 diabetes can occur in people with healthy lifestyles.

When you compare me to an anti-vaxxer and say that if they're not treated, I shouldn't be treated, you are insulting and degrading me, and everyone on this board who has diabetes. We don't deserve this.

Please don't hold alcoholics up as an example, either. There are people who are predisposed to alcoholism who have no idea they are until they take that first drink, and then it's too late. If you've ever had a drink, and you're not an alcoholic, the only thing separating you from them is luck. They don't deserve to be compared to anti-vaxxers, either.

Do you think that anti-vaxxers deserve medical treatment, or any other benefit of society? Just say that you are just fine with a complete lack of consequences for their carelessness, irresponsibility, and complete unconcern for others. Don't drag any other groups LIKE MINE into it.

Woo hoo! Just got my second Pfizer shot!

10-14 days to immunity!

Just got my first COVID vaccine!

First shot of the Pfizer vaccine. Totally painless.

Ron Johnson - the condensed version


“Even though those thousands of people that were marching to the Capitol were trying to pressure people like me to vote the way they wanted me to vote, I knew those were people that love this country, that truly respect law enforcement, would never do anything to break the law, and so I wasn’t concerned... Now, had the tables been turned—Joe, this could get me in trouble—had the tables been turned, and President Trump won the election and those were tens of thousands of Black Lives Matter and Antifa protesters, I might have been a little concerned."

Condensed version:

"If it's all white, it's all right."
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