What is a humane way to kill a cat?

What is a humane way to kill a cat?

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Since: Apr 12

Plainfield, IL

#1 May 7, 2012
My cat is nearing the end of her days and the vet has advised me to put her down. He told me the cost of the euthanasia and I recoiled, holding my chest as I fell backward.

"Let me think about this, Doc", I said as I made a quick exit from his office.

All the way home I thought about my suffering cat and also about the cost of the vet bill, which I considered exorbitant. As I pulled into my driveway and saw my cat peering out my window and excitedly wagging her tail at my approach I knew what I had to do. I had to kill her myself.

But how?

I walked into the house and loaded my shotgun. She was at her watering bowl, innocently lapping a drink of cool water, and I place the barrel at the back of her head and begin to squeeze the trigger. But... I thought of the mess and glanced at my paper towel dispenser and noticed an inadequate supply of towels to clean up after such an event.

I placed the shotgun back in the closet and began to muse about other methods. Hanging? Yes, I figured I would try that. I made a noose out of an old shoelace and tied the apparatus to the back of a ladder chair. I picked up the cat, placed her head in the noose, and let her drop.

I had miscalculated the length of the lace and the cat landed on all fours on the floor, looked around in a confused manner, and took off running until the lace tightened and snapped her back toward the chair. I untied the rope and considered poisoning. I placed some anti freeze in her water dish and waited. Four hours passed and she approached the dish on multiple occasions, but never took so much of a sip. I think she suspected foul play.

At this point I was exasperated and out of options.

That is where you come in, my A2K friends.

How do you kill a cat?

Since: Apr 12

Plainfield, IL

#2 May 7, 2012
lol at the person who rated this, its clearly a joke.

http://able2know.org/topic/111313-1

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