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Cats and Guardian Angels

Discussion in 'General Theology' started by Archivist, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Archivist

    Archivist Senior Veteran Supporter

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    Unless I travel for more than about three nights, my two cats stay in my house alone when I’m away. I always ask my Guardian Angel to check up on them from time to time. I have always felt that someone is watching over them when I’m not there.

    I was recently told that guardian angels are to watch over humans, not our four-legged companions. While I don’t agree with this, I thought I’d post it to see what others thought.
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2019
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  2. Stranger36147

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    I don't see the harm in asking God or an angel to watch over your kitties.
     
  3. Tutorman

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    I think that idea is pure poppycock
     
  4. redleghunter

    redleghunter Thank You Jesus! Supporter

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    I daily pray for the Lord to bless and protect my family and those creatures He has given me stewardship of.
     
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  5. ChristianForCats

    ChristianForCats In memory of my cat Daisy, who God loves

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    Who are you calling Guardian Angels? We have and pray to One Protector, who is the King of angels, I do not believe in praying to angels because none of them are God.
     
  6. Archivist

    Archivist Senior Veteran Supporter

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    Psalm 91 tells us "For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone." Those are Guardian Angels. I don't pray to my Guardian Angels, but I do talk with them. I have walked away from two auto accidents that, by all rights, should have killed me. Both times I offered prayers of thanksgiving to God, but I also said a simple thank you to my angels for watching over me.
     
  7. Newtheran

    Newtheran Well-Known Member

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    I might agree with you if you had asked this question about dogs.

    Cats...they're playing for the other team.
     
  8. Archivist

    Archivist Senior Veteran Supporter

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    Fortunately I know you aren’t being serious.
     
  9. Richard T

    Richard T Well-Known Member

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    It seems unfair to the cats not to have some human contact. I would not leave mine alone for more than one day. Can't you find someone that can go over and check on them briefly and give them fresh water and scoop the box?
     
  10. Archivist

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    If I’m gone for more than three nights I leave them with my mom. My problem is that my big guy (25 lbs) likes to run out the door and explore the outdoors. I can get him back inside because he will come to me, but he won’t respond to others. I had a friend look in on them one time and he got out; it took her over an hour to get him back inside. I put out lots of food, I have a kitty fountain for water along with a couple extra water bowls and three litter boxes.
     
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  11. Grip Docility

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    I’m jumping in. This sounds like child like faith... and ya know what? That’s the goal of every follower of Jesus per Jesus!

    I say... keep praying for your fir babies and maybe remember mine, too.

    <3
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2019
  12. Archivist

    Archivist Senior Veteran Supporter

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    Prayers for your little furballs as well!
     
  13. Grip Docility

    Grip Docility Well-Known Member

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    Prayers for your little fir babies, too!
     
  14. Richard T

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    That sounds reasonable and I am sure you are a good pet owner.
     
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