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Nice Play Session with Buffy by jmcquown[_2_]
I furminated her highness and after that she felt very playful. I got the fishing wand toy out of the hall closet. I had told her to "stay" in the living room but saw her peeping around the corner... thinking I couldn't see her. LOL It was too cute. Sorry I don't have a camera built into my...
September 7th 19 11:11 AM
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the latest on Floki by Helen Wheels
Floki's latest trick is climbing up the kitchen cabinets using the drawer handles as a ladder. He doesn't get up on the countertops thankfully, but he's worked out that he can see what I'm doing if he stands on the lowest handle and grabs onto the top one with his front paws. I think I'm going...
August 28th 19 04:59 PM
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New York just banned cat declawing. It's the first state to outlaw the procedure by Auric Hellman
Wonderful news!! https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lifestyle-buzz/new-york-just-banned-cat-declawing-its-the-first-state-to-outlaw-the-procedure/ar-AAEHJWe Dr. Auric D. Hellman
August 3rd 19 02:15 PM
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A bit about Trixie by Helen Wheels
Trixie, my older cat, is slowly getting used to sharing her house with a younger cat. She was six years old when I adopted her from the local shelter, and she's been with me for two years now. I've no idea how she ended up in the shelter. In summer she's a medium-haired stripey tabby, greyish...
August 3rd 19 02:08 PM
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Ravenous kitties by Dan Mahoney[_2_]
We feed our kitties both dry food and wet food. We leave dry food down so they can graze (but have to put it in a puzzle bowl to keep Ranger from scarfing it down too fast and puking), and I set out three dishes of wet food for breakfast and for dinner. A couple months ago I noticed that Sammy had...
July 31st 19 01:56 PM
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Buffy found a new place to sit by jmcquown[_2_]
She climbed up on the back of my desk chair while I was sitting in it. I grabbed the camera and voila! https://i.postimg.cc/wjSLbXMk/buffyperch.jpg I guess this is what it would look like if cats could take "selfies". ;) Jill
July 31st 19 01:53 PM
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Now that Helen and Dan have come back... by jmcquown[_2_]
everyone has left the newsgroup? I could keep constantly talking about Buffy but I sure don't like feeling like I'm talking to myself. Anyone got any anecdotes to share? Cats haven't stopped being amusing in the last few years, have they? Jill
July 23rd 19 09:11 PM
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Fun With Buffy by jmcquown[_2_]
I always know when she wants to play because she starts batting golf balls around. I sometimes rue the day I ever gave her a golf ball to play with. There are cat toys all over my living room. A couple of plush toys filled with catnip (Velcro closures, refillable. I store dried catnip in...
July 23rd 19 02:00 AM
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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
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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
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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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