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Going away for a week by dgk
I'm heading off to a small family reunion - just the immediate family and kids and spouses and cousins and such. Naturally I'm panicking over leaving the brood, but my neighbor Judy will do a fine job baby sitting. She's also taking car of Marlo over at my mom's house. I won't have newsgroup acess...
September 3rd 17 03:53 AM
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Sorry, can't do Facebook by jmcquown[_2_]
I just don't like the interface. I haven't deactivated my account (yet) and might check for posts there on rpca from time to time but as a regular form of communication I simply don't like it. Jill
August 30th 17 05:06 PM
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Cat grass - tastier than cobwebs! by Takayuki
When I was at a friend's house last week, I noticed that she had a large, but slightly wilted bunch of grass sitting on a bench. I asked her if it was cat grass, and it was! But unfortunately, she said that her cat showed no interest in it, which is why she'd stopped bothering to water it. She...
August 30th 17 03:10 PM
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Getting a quote for a fence by dgk
I don't want a fence, but I need some way to keep my cats from straying and I"d like to start letting them out. Around $2300. That's two 25 foot fences with a 4' gate in each one. I was checking on cat containment systems but putting together a decent one would be around $700 and wouldn't allow...
August 26th 17 02:54 PM
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Pic s of Buffy by jmcquown[_2_]
She's so sweet! She loves to have her ears scritched. She purrs loudly. https://s2.postimg.org/tna4hctgp/buffy_ears.jpg And I am stared at in return: https://s2.postimg.org/afe7ox5wp/hi_you.jpg
August 26th 17 02:32 PM
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My neighbor is fostering two kittens by dgk
I'm resisting temptation. Really. The girl is Charlotte, the boy is George. Charlotte is, so far, lady like. George has been a terror, but Judy's big cat Charlie has been instructing George in proper behavior and George is just becoming a great little kitten. I'm not taking George, and my mom...
August 26th 17 02:27 PM
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Ok, where is the facebook group? by dgk
If we're going to have 4 posts over two weeks, I guess I'd better get on that facebook thingie.
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August 26th 17 02:00 AM
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Slinki Malinki caught by Jack Campin
https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/95191747/blenheim-cat-burglar-slinky-malinki-caught-in-the-act OK, what did he want with all that stuff? It's been pretty cold there lately, but it doesn't look very warm to nest...
August 5th 17 06:59 PM
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Fipronil in eggs by Jack Campin
This is not directly cat-related, but if you've ever treated a cat for fleas you'll probably have used this stuff. I had no idea it was so...
August 4th 17 02:03 AM
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Wilbur by Christina Websell
I didn't want a new cat after Boyfriend, but I got one. He's an exoric Persian.
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August 1st 17 05:56 PM
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Advocate by Lesley Madigan
What is in that stuff?! When we took in Spirit (RB) she had fleas and nothing seemed to help much. Advantage helped a little as did spraying the bed/washing the bedding at 50 degrees but come this year and the warmer weather and once again both cats were scratching like mad and so was I! Last...
July 26th 17 10:12 PM
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Losing Fur by Cheryl[_6_]
Kerry, my newish cat, seems to be lacking fur on part of her belly near the back legs. I only just noticed - she loves being petted, but like many cats, she takes exception to belly-rubs so I hadn't looked at her belly in quite a while. I have an appointment with the vet for her tomorrow - I...
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July 26th 17 01:57 AM
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Needy kitty by Joy[_3_]
Koala is very needy this afternoon. He keeps bugging me to pet him. He's come a long way from his feral past, and sometimes comes up on my lap and demands petting when I'm in the living room. However, he generally ignores me when I'm on the computer. However, the events of this week have...
July 23rd 17 01:50 AM
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Naturally by Joy[_3_]
I have a three-bedroom, two bath house. I have carpet in the living room and hallway. All the other floors have easy-to-clean vinyl flooring. Naturally, whenever there's a hairball, it's on the carpet. I found one in the hallway when I got up this morning.
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July 23rd 17 01:28 AM
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Kedi (film about Istanbul cats) by Jack Campin
I saw "Kedi" in Edinburgh tonight. Really enjoyable, lots of beautiful cats and superb aerial photography of Istanbul that shows it in a way I'd never imagined, and it makes a really interesting point. While there are housecats in Istanbul, someone near the end points out that they lose their...
July 15th 17 02:03 AM
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Stepped on Buffy! by jmcquown[_2_]
All morning Buffy has been begging for attention. Scritches and loving words didn't seem to cut it. I decided to Furminate her. :) She loves it. She saw the grooming tool in my hand and started prancing around, all happy. For an indoor shorthair she's got quite a thick undercoat. I have to...
July 7th 17 03:04 PM
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Kitty Kisses by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy likes to give me kisses on my face early in the morning. It's very sweet. But I'm not ready to wake up at 5AM. Nor 6AM. I love you, but please stop leap frogging over me all night. She's a sweetie, but I have to hide my hand. Because if she can see my fingers she's expecting me to...
July 3rd 17 05:49 PM
by JoeyDee Go to last post
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Ping Jack: Istanbul cats by Bastette[_3_]
For Jack especially, but for everyone else, too. A friend of mine just sent me this link, about a new documentary that has just been released. It's about the cats of Istanbul and the people who take care of them. It sounds like a great movie, I hope it comes to my area soon. (Apologies to anyone...
July 2nd 17 02:55 PM
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Istanbul cat by Jack Campin
This seems to be the guy who had a statue erected to him a few months ago: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=738088749679012&id=508399839314572 (sorry, a Facebook link is all I can find). Does the world-weary seen-it-all cafe-habitue thing rather rather well, doesn't he?
June 19th 17 08:48 PM
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Cruise is almost here by dgk
I'm panicking because I'm going away for two weeks. I never left the brood for that long. I'll have people in of course, but my cats aren't really friendly so even though they know the cat sitters (friends and relatives), they aren't going to be highly visible. They'll be all right, but I'm...
June 18th 17 12:18 AM
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