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Anyone hear from Joy? by jmcquown[_2_]
I haven't seen a post from her in quite a while and am hoping she went to the Facebook group instead. Jill
July 19th 19 07:32 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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Floki is getting very grabby by Helen Wheels
Floki the kitten's going through a grabby stage now. Whatever I've got in my hand, he wants it and grabs it with his little paw if he can. I want the plate, he says. I want the cup. I want the mop, the pen, that pair of scissors. I want your headphones, your socks, your pen. And especially, if...
July 4th 19 05:20 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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Black water animal? by Bill Stock[_2_]
Sorry, for being away so long, but I've been in the bush. OK, not really, but the creek trail is as close as I get. Anyway, I was walking over on of the many pedestrian brides along the creek trail and I spotted two small black creatures playing in the water next to a rock. I did not stop to take...
July 4th 19 05:18 PM
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Sudden Improvement in Relationship by Cheryl[_5_]
I have mentioned before about the trials and tribulations of introducing Kerry to the resident ruler of the apartment, Cinnamon. I brought Kerry home in June of 2016, and although Cinnamon had tolerated the late Sam, she and Kerry fought. There was the time Cinnamon lived under the loveseat in...
June 30th 19 02:09 PM
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Lynxie and Annie by [email protected]
When I got Lynxie in 2002, this newsgroup was a source of support for me as a new cat owner. I posted and shared his photos and stories. As the popularity of Usenet fizzled out, I drifted away. But then I searched today and noticed the newsgroup was still around, just very slow. If anyone from...
June 30th 19 01:39 PM
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Buffy and the Steps (pics) by jmcquown[_2_]
I did a little something unusual today. I have some carpeted pet steps in the window in the corner of my dining room. Buffy likes to sit and look out that window. Oh, but the earth turned and the sun came in through the larger window. I opened the blinds and moved the cat steps. Got some...
June 21st 19 10:17 PM
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Forgot to post about Buffy's Anniversary by jmcquown[_2_]
On June 2, 2015, I adopted Buffy. Wow, where did the time go? She went from being a timid cat who expected another cat to jump out at any minute and not let her eat to a confident, loving, engaging cat. Playing with toys and very much out of her shell in just a matter of a day or two. She...
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June 16th 19 01:17 PM
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New resident by Helen Wheels
Ah, the newsgroup is still here! It's been a good while but I still recognise a few names from years ago. Hope you're all well. So a new kitten has adopted me, and what a start to his life here. He showed up in my yard about 6 weeks ago now, There he was, waiting by the back door when I got home...
June 2nd 19 12:03 PM
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Pic of Buffy in her Kitty Barrel by jmcquown[_2_]
She's so pretty! https://i.postimg.cc/jdPwdcLc/buffybarrel423.jpg Jill
May 28th 19 12:42 AM
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Lovely Eyes by jmcquown[_2_]
In the early morning when I start to wake up, Buffy sits up and stares at me. The room is fairly dark due to the window blinds. But there is a skylight over the sink in the adjoining bathroom so there the room is not dark. In that light, Buffy's pupils are *huge*. She looks like one of...
May 23rd 19 04:13 PM
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The Raccoon and the Possum by Bill Stock[_2_]
I've mentioned that we leave food out for a couple of strays and the wildlife sometimes gets into it. But the other night I turned on the light and I see a large Raccoon and a Possum at the same food. The Possum left as soon as I turned the light on, but he didn't exactly run away either. I thought...
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May 7th 19 11:14 PM
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Slow Blinky Eyes by jmcquown[_2_]
We all know about cats and their humans and slow blinky eyes as a mutual sign of contentment, love and affection. Buffy is a total love bug. :) When I'm stretched out on the couch, reading, she creeps up up on my chest, rubs against the book. Then worms her way around it. She stares into my...
May 4th 19 11:03 PM
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Hi. Long time. Nipsy, Scooter,and Baby update by dgk
Baby is the former feral who lives in the cave under my platform bed where a drawer used to be. Not much has changed with her. She comes out more and gets petted a lot but she still (after almost four years) isn't terribly comfortable in a house. Scooter just had all his teeth removed. Big job,...
May 4th 19 04:29 PM
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Nicknames (this hasn't come up in a while) by jmcquown[_2_]
Buffy is her name. Her nicknames a The Buffster Boo-Boo Sweetie-pea Fluffy McBuffypants Rumblebug* *When she's in my lap or on my chest or next to me, purring, I can always feel it even when she's purring softly. When she revs up the
May 4th 19 02:49 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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A fish story by Bill Stock[_2_]
My larger Koi has learned to beg. This is not new to me, my Goldfish used to beg a lot. But it's more amusing when 12" of fish is dancing for you. She has also started to come to the top of the tank to wait for her food. Spring can't come soon enough, as she needs to get back to the pond. I think...
April 29th 19 09:47 PM
by dgk Go to last post
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"Does your cat know its name? Here’s how to find out" by Tigger[_2_]
With short video. My cats are/were pretty good at coming when called by their name, even allowing for cat-itudes (pretend not to hear, then get up, for example;) https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/04/does-your-cat-know-its-name-here-s-how-find-out Give this a shot at home: Say four random...
April 21st 19 04:13 AM
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Buffy and my Work Schedule by jmcquown[_2_]
It's been very erratic. Most days when I'm scheduled I get out of bed at 7:30AM to get ready. It only took Buffy a couple of months (laugh) to figure that out. Now, even when I'm not scheduled to work, Buffy has decided to treat every day as if I have to get up at 7:30. LOL I didn't have to...
April 20th 19 04:40 PM
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Purrs and Prayers for Mark Edwards by Mishi[_2_]
Mark is back in the hospital with sepsis, and is very ill. He could use all the purrs and prayers that he can get.
April 3rd 19 04:27 PM
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Smokey has discovered the freezer by Bill Stock[_2_]
Smokey has always known that the fridge is the food box. A few months ago we bought a new upright freezer to replace the aging chest freezer in the basement, but it would not go down the basement stairs. So it ended up in the kitchen, but Smokey has never paid much attention. Today I opened the...
April 3rd 19 12:25 AM
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Spring has Sprung and the Earth is Turning... by jmcquown[_2_]
Here are a couple of pics from my back yard. Happy Spring! Pink blooms. I don't know plants, might be a camelia: https://i.postimg.cc/FFjdDb6G/pink.jpg And white blooms; this is an azaela. The only white one to survive Hurricane Matthew: https://i.postimg.cc/25hrrGhK/white.jpg
March 27th 19 04:57 PM
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