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The Big Loud Sucky Monster by jmcquown[_2_]
aka the vaccuum cleaner. Hoover, if you prefer. It actually is a Hoover branded vaccuum cleaner. :) I vaccuumed the living room. In the era this house was built there was usually a formal "living room" for entertaining. My parents didn't entertain. They still built a house with a very...
October 9th 19 06:54 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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A masterful BCT by Mahoney, DC
Saturday Nancy and I went out running some errands. When we got home I thought it strange that Benni wasn't hanging out at any of her usual places. When I get started feeding everyone their dinners, no Benni. After both of us searched the house thoroughly, we figured she must have slipped past...
October 8th 19 05:54 AM
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Smokey is ringing by Bill Stock[_2_]
I was trying to find my phone the other day, but it was nowhere in site. So I said Alexa, where is my phone? Next thing you know, Smokey starts ringing. She lifted her head, WTF. I think Smokey dislikes my phone, she says I spend too much time on it, that I could be spending with her. She has...
October 3rd 19 08:17 PM
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Just Trying to Annoy Buffy ;) by jmcquown[_2_]
Turnabout is fair play. Buffy ignores me most of the day. She can snooze right through me being gone for hours at a time and not move from one spot. Doesn't even notice. But even when I'm stretched out right there, reading a book, she's taking a nap. I know cats sleep a lot, but come...
October 2nd 19 12:29 PM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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Delicious cat food by jmcguown
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September 30th 19 04:08 AM
by Bill Stock[_2_] Go to last post
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A slight Ooops by jmcquown[_2_]
I have been doing some house cleaning today. Got out the big sucky monster, which of course Buffy hates. She ran and hid. I picked up her little cushy pyramid bed and took out out front. To shake off the dust (her fur) and clean out the inside. More fur. She sheds terribly, despite...
September 30th 19 04:03 AM
by Bill Stock[_2_] Go to last post
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A display of tinyness by Dan Mahoney[_2_]
A little over a week ago I was informed by Nancy that we need another cat. When I questioned the wisdom of adding another, her reply was "Or we could get another dog". Ok, another cat it is. We found a tiny little black and white girl named Benni. The shelter says that she's 3 years old, but if I...
September 7th 19 11:12 AM
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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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
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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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
by Helen Wheels Go to last post
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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
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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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
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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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
by jmcquown[_2_] Go to last post
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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
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
by Judith Latham Go to last post
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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
by Helen Wheels Go to last post
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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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