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Buffy Update 4/17/21 by jmcquown[_2_]
After the teeth extractions yesterday I was able to squirt the liquid pain medication into her mouth last evening. I had some trepidations about hurting her holding her jaw but it worked out fine. She felt much better about 10 minutes later! She still hadn't eaten anything. Fortunately, the...
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Buffy Update 4/16/21 by jmcquown[_2_]
I dropped Buffy off at 7:45 this morning and picked her up at 3PM. She's sitting in my lap right now. :) The abscessed tooth was really bad but they also took out four more, two that were loose and the other two in pretty bad shape. The trick now will be to get her to eat some gooshy food (no...
April 17th 21 03:31 AM
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Another Veterinary Appointment for Buffy by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy's left eye has been teary over the four days or so. I noticed she stopped eating her dry kibble, which she absolutely loves. She will only eat the gooshy food but even then not enthusiastically. Then I noticed her cheek under her left eye appears to be swollen. I think the poor girl...
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April 17th 21 03:22 AM
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Buffy Hates Computers by jmcquown[_2_]
I will never be able to work from home because Buffy cannot stand it when I'm in front of the computer. She has to get in my lap and try to push my hands away from the keyboard by giving me little kisses (a sweet distraction) and purring or nudging my hands away from the keyboard with her...
April 6th 21 10:47 AM
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OT: Just an Update by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy is doing fine and seems to be adapting to my going to work. I'm adapting to it, too. :) My boss is a very nice guy. His wife pops into the office from time to time. She also works, not for the same company, but she has a spot in the office where she can plug in her laptop and get on a...
March 18th 21 08:22 PM
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Marmelade, 2016?-2021 by Rollory
Marmelade, the best, smartest, friendliest cat I've ever known died today, hit by a car. He was a feral we'd coaxed into spending more time with us to have a professional mouser around. For at least three years he lived in the general vicinity - from the first year, watching us occasionally...
March 17th 21 12:33 AM
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Buffy and Emery Boards by jmcquown[_2_]
Emery boards - those cardboard things some people use to keep file their fingernails. For some reason Buffy does not like them! Any time I pick up an emery board to use on my fingernails she jumps up and tries to get it away from me. This is new behaviour. I've never tried to use an emery...
February 26th 21 07:28 PM
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Needy only-Buster by Takayuki
Buster's become a pretty clingy cat in the past year. Maybe it's because he's been an only cat since Dot died over a year ago. Or maybe it's because I've been working from home for the past year. But in either case, he's developed a needier, more demanding purrsonality the past few months. He's...
February 25th 21 10:21 PM
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XanaNews Statistic for rec.pets.cats.anecdotes. 2/1/2021 1:19:46 AM by The Doctor
XanaNews Statistic for rec.pets.cats.anecdotes. 2/1/2021 1:19:46 AM From article 512051 (1/1/2021 6:41:35 AM) to article 512071 (1/29/2021 9:09:11 PM) Number of threads ................... 7 Number of articles .................. 21 Average articles per thread ......... 3.00 Number of...
February 1st 21 08:19 AM
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Sad, sad news by Dan Mahoney[_2_]
Miranda Kurten, beloved Russian Blue master of Marina Kurten, has passed away. The world will be a sadder place in her absence.
January 30th 21 04:09 AM
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Buffy has a Bladder Stone by jmcquown[_2_]
She started acting a little "off" on Saturday. She didn't eat much. I later noticed litter box problems, which is a new thing for as long as I've had her. I thought she might be constipated as she appeared to be straining and what little poop output there was was sometimes outside the litter...
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January 24th 21 08:53 PM
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Is your cat cheating on you? ;) by Tigger[_2_]
https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-54710400 There's a well-known saying that goes, "You don't choose a cat, a cat chooses you." So what should you do, asks Anisa Subedar, when a persistent pussycat in the neighbourhood decides to adopt you? For me, it began about 18 months ago, one long, hot...
January 3rd 21 04:23 AM
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Happy Holidays! by jmcquown[_2_]
Here's hoping everyone has a safe and happy holiday season! Jill
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January 1st 21 03:57 PM
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Comfy Buffy (pic) by jmcquown[_2_]
When she's not in my lap pestering me while I'm typing, Buffy often gets comfortable on a decorative pillow on the sofa: https://i.postimg.cc/RF75q7JY/pillow2.jpg Someone painted stripes on my cat! ;) Jill
December 28th 20 01:51 PM
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Happy Christmas by [email protected]
Well it's not been quite the same this year as usual but the cats started the day with Sheba and had sardines for lunch Then whilst half the World were stuffing turkeys I was stuffing mousies with DaNip-they both loved their new mousies and has a great time with them then they got more Sheba and...
December 25th 20 07:51 PM
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Buffy is a Lap Cat (link to pic) by jmcquown[_2_]
I've been at the computer a lot the last day or so and Buffy gets on my lap while I'm typing. Demanding attention. Which she gets. I got a pic of her and those beautiful eyes: https://i.postimg.cc/P5WbMr0V/lapcat.jpg Earlier in the morning she was on my lap while I was typing and fell...
December 25th 20 04:57 PM
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Cat Cam by Eugene Styer
We have a trailcam, and got a video of not-so-wildlife: https://youtu.be/DjCRcZAetq0 Gene
November 22nd 20 04:45 PM
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The Earth Keeps Turning by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy, presumeably like most cats, gravitates towards puddles of sunshine. This time of year, she's not a happy camper. The earth keeps turning. Early in the morning and for quite a few hours after the living room has plenty of nice sunny spots for Buffy. That changes very quicky. She gets...
November 22nd 20 05:08 AM
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Study confirms the role of slow half blink in cats in communication by Tigger[_2_]
This has been anecdotaly know for some time (I even read somehting about zoo workers doing this to make big cats feel more at ease). But now there's a study! https://www.sciencealert.com/you-can-build-a-rapport-with-your-cat-by-blinking-real-slow Cats have a reputation for standoffishness,...
October 27th 20 06:55 PM
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Buffy and the Whiffle Ball by jmcquown[_2_]
I've mentioned Buffy loves golf balls. She bats them all over the living room. They've got some heft to them. Every once in a while I give her a bright orange, same sized whiffle ball. When she bats at it it goes very fast, sometimes flying! Gives her a nice workout chasing it around the...
October 26th 20 08:39 PM
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