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Ailurophobia

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Ailurophobia

I cannot stand to have cats around me. With their soft purring and coat so furry, to most persons, they are warm and cuddly. However, their presence installs a fear. I don’t know exactly what I have here. Those creatures also have sharp teeth and claws. An early encounter may be the underlying cause. November 3, 2012 For “What’s Your Fear” contest.

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  1. Date: 11/29/2012 11:29:00 AM
    A very belated congratulations in this Fear contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 11:35:00 AM
    Robert, Congratulations with your thought provoking poem In Tanya's "What's Your Fear?" contest. Have yourself a nice sweet day.. always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 1:31:00 PM
    'Robert just find a cute friendly little one that is declawed. You could learn to love it. they are so sweet!!! Congrats on your win. I enjoyed this muchly!!!

    Pettit Avatar Robert Pettit
    Date: 11/17/2012 2:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Please read what I have posted below Joyce Johnson's comment.
  1. Date: 11/16/2012 11:32:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Robert not keen on cats either xx

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 11:18:00 PM
    I know a man with fear of cats I just cannot imagine that. Sorry if you really are afraid of cats. You're truly missing out on a wonderful relationship. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

    Pettit Avatar Robert Pettit
    Date: 11/17/2012 2:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Actually, I don't have a fear of cats. I've had several of them during my lifetime although I don't have one right now. Not everything I write about is factual.
  1. Date: 11/16/2012 9:46:00 PM
    congrats on your win in the contest cory

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 11:50:00 PM
    I feel the same about cats, cant explain it other than they just are no fun to be around, maybe they feel the same. Nice write Robert, blessings, Carl