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Apoganza is here by Lesley Madigan
She's been hiding under the sofa for almost two hours then again she's had a big day vets at 2 then a completely new home to get used to not to mention a new cat who is behaving a lot better than expected I've put food and water where she can sneak out to get it when she is ready And she's out! I...
April 5th 17 02:36 PM
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a match made in heaven by The Peeler
April 3rd 17 10:04 PM
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How I Became An Ailurophile Without Really Trying (Ch. 1) by John Kasupski
This may or may not turn out to be a book eventually. If it does, the subject line "How I Became An Ailurophile Without Really Trying" is currently the working title, with the following tentatively serving as Chapter One. My first interaction with a cat happened when I was five years old. We lived...
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March 31st 17 11:42 PM
by Tigger[_2_] Go to last post
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Return of the S by Lesley Madigan
Last Sunday a good friend who is a most devoted cat slave asked if I was looking for a kitten Friend of his made a major mistake, their first cat they were told couldn't get pregnant or be spayed until after her first heat when she'd be 8 months old How many people here shaking their heads ?...
March 28th 17 05:28 AM
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Mood Cat? by John Kasupski
Early this afternoon, I noticed that the temperature here in Niagara Falls had gone up to 52F and decided to go open the front door so as to let some fresh air in from the sun porch. I set the camera to take what it calls a "soft snap" and brought it with me, knowing that Minnie would show up as...
March 26th 17 11:44 PM
by Joy[_3_] Go to last post
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Finger-Lickin' Good by John Kasupski
I held the camera in one hand while offering the other hand to Minnie. I had the blur reduction turned on in the camera because I have enough trouble holding the dadgummed thing still with both hands let alone one, so the color came out a bit wierd, and it came out a little blurry anyway, but I got...
March 26th 17 11:41 PM
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Static Electricity by jmcquown[_2_]
I "furminated" Buffy a few minutes ago. For a domestic short hair, she sure has a really heavy undercoat! She sheds like crazy. The Furminator is an excellent grooming tool. I groom her, put the excess fur in a short lined waste basket. She rolls around and purrs while being...
March 26th 17 08:38 PM
by John Kasupski Go to last post
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Belly Rubs by jmcquown[_2_]
John K mentioned he is absolutely not allowed to touch Minnie's belly below her neck/chest. I've never been able to hold a cat with it's belly up, like one would a human baby. Both Persia and Buffy "presented" belly to me. Over the years I've learned if a cat rolls over like that it means...
March 20th 17 05:42 PM
by Rusty[_2_] Go to last post
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Cat songs by Tigger[_2_]
Stray Cat Strut: "...I got cat class and I got cat style..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8KFJn_WjHQ Alley Cat by Bent Fabric https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmCsdqs-lLU
March 19th 17 04:01 AM
by The Newest Other Guy Go to last post
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New Scratcher and a question by jmcquown[_2_]
Most of you know I've had a fight with Buffy's claws and her tearing up the chairs in my living room. (Funny, she was so good about letting me clip them the first couple of times.) She ignores the sisal rope scratcher completely. A neighbor gave me a big wide roll of two-sided sticky tape for...
March 17th 17 10:47 PM
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Millie the hair stylist by Robert Catt
I woke up this morning with a tingling in my scalp. It was our little tabby Millie, washing my hair with her tongue! When she'd finished the job she backed off to admire her work. Thanks, Millie, but I didn't need your services. I just washed my hair yesterday!
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March 15th 17 01:48 AM
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Is anybody there? by Joy[_3_]
I haven't seen a post since March 3. Has everybody deserted this newsgroup?
March 12th 17 01:01 PM
by John Kasupski Go to last post
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A great idea! by Joy[_3_]
This was posted on another newsgroup: Chicago animal shelter Tree House Human Society dispatched “Morticia,” “Eberkanisis” and “Kevorkian,” to help local resident Paul Nickerson deal with a rodent problem in his garage. Don't bother petting these cats -- they're working About five...
February 28th 17 01:28 AM
by Bastette[_4_] Go to last post
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Has anyone heard from Takayuki? by Mishi[_2_]
Worried about him.
February 24th 17 05:46 AM
by Takayuki Go to last post
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Radio Kitty by John Kasupski
Because of the fact that I'm both a ham radio operator and a cat lover, this item caught my eye in one of the radio-related newsgroups I read: http://bit.ly/2kGkv89 Twice since I got Minnie, I've seen her with her mouth around the power/volume knob on my most frequently used radio receiver as if...
February 23rd 17 02:34 PM
by Mishi[_2_] Go to last post
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Wild Minks in South Carolina by jmcquown[_2_]
In the last week there have been a number of sightings of wild minks on the island where I live. I've lived here for nine years and had no idea minks were indigenous critters. Alligators, snakes, raccoons, oppossums, river otters, marsh rats (tiny little benign creatures) yes. Minks,...
February 21st 17 02:55 AM
by jmcquown[_2_] Go to last post
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Advice Shamelessly Solicited by John Kasupski
Minnie is going to the vet tomorrow to be spayed, get her shots, and be microchipped. It'll be her first time ever going to a vet so I don't expect her to be happy about it. I hope she won't hate me forever after we get home. She'll get plenty of attention if she'll tolerate it, and I won't be too...
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February 15th 17 08:49 PM
by Joy[_3_] Go to last post
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Sleeping Habits and Kitty Kisses by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy curls up next to me when I go to sleep. That's nice. When I turn over, she feels she has to leap over me and curl up on the other side. It seems she has to be on the same side of the bed I'm facing. I love that she wants to sleep next to me. Truly! But it's bad enough I'm rather...
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February 15th 17 03:56 AM
by Bastette[_4_] Go to last post
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On the subject of litterbox habits... by jmcquown[_2_]
Is your cat delicate or a digger? (Those of you with multiple cats/boxes will likely have varying answers.) Sometimes I think Buffy is trying to dig her way to China! Buffy's litterbox, like her predecessor Persia, is in the master bath where the toilet and the tub are located. (The...
February 12th 17 04:03 AM
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Pilling The Cat Revisited by John Kasupski
The subject of pilling a cat came up recently in another thread, and it got me to thinking about this: If you and your cat are sitting in the living room and you get up off the couch to go out to the kitchen and feed your cat, the cat will already be out in the kitchen waiting next to the food...
February 12th 17 03:58 AM
by Tigger[_2_] Go to last post
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