hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

RE: OT:weather, cats


A Cajun bulldog. I love that! We had a Manchester terrier growing up
that was crazy about peas. She'd eat her peas before she touch the meat
in her dish. It was hilarious when one jump out of the dish and she
would chase it clear across the kitchen floor snapping at it.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sat, 27 Dec 2003 22:42:40 -0500

>We tried hot cayenne spray to keep Izzie from chewing the furniture when she
>was a pup.  Unfortunately, we discovered that Izzie could easily be a Cajun
>dog.  Every foul and incredibly HOT thing we rubbed on the wood only made it
>all the more enticing.  She likes anything that I accidentally drop to the
>ground as well.   Thus we know she likes pears, grapes, carrots, all variety
>of meats, all vegetables, including broccoli, etc., etc.  It is different
>with every animal, just as every human has its own tastes.  Naturally, I
>would end up with a canine garbage disposal unit.  I'm so glad she has quit
>teething!  Nothing was safe from those bulldog jaws.  Of such is life. 
>
>Blessings,
>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
>Of Theresa
>Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2003 12:43 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT:weather, cats
>
>Yep- bitter apple spray is available from most vets and will keep cats away
>from what ever you spray it on.  Just be sure you don't breathe in why you
>are spraying it.  Kind of makes you feel like you've got a furball.  Bleck!
>
>It doesn't smell (to people) after it dries, but the cats can smell it and
>stay away.
>
>Theresa
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>Behalf Of Kitty
>Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2003 7:05 AM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT:weather, cats
>
>
>Barbara,
>You have only one scratching post and the male uses it?  That may be your
>answer.  3 of my cats don't have front claws so it's not much of a problem
>for me, but they each has favorite places they "sharpen their paws".  The
>paws have scent glands and when they rub their paws on something they are
>marking it as theirs.  When cats with claws sharpen their claws they are
>doing double duty because they also leave their scent.  Your female knows
>that carpeted post belongs to the male.  Get her one of her own.  And while
>it is new, try to keep the male away from it while you encourage the female.
>There's no guarantee she'll use it, but you can try.  If she still won't,
>then use it to replace the one the other cat has destroyed.
>
>As to the furniture, I think there are sprays you could use on areas you
>want them to leave alone.
>
>Kitty
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Barbara Tandy" <sundrops@earthlink.net>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2003 12:16 AM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT:weather, cats
>
>
>> Kitty, I have never been sure how to train my cats to use a pole or sisal
>> etc.  I have a carpeted scratching pole, which my male cat loved from the
>> moment I brought it into the house (has torn to pieces) but my female cat
>> won't touch.  She prefers the furniture, though she knows I don't like her
>> to use it and she's better than when she was a kitten.
>> --Barbara, California
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Friday, December 26, 2003 7:04 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT:weather, cats
>>
>>
>> > Chris,
>> > Do your cats bother your fabric-covereed furniture?  If they already
>have
>> a
>> > place to sharpen their claws nd haven't bothered furniture, I can't see
>> why
>> > they'd be drawn to a new piece because it's leather.  I don't like
>leather
>> > furniture myself, so I don't have any experience with cats' attraction
>to
>> > it.  If you have cardboard trays and sissel poles and have trained them
>to
>> > use them, you should be fine.
>> > Kitty
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Chris" <chris@widom-assoc.com>
>> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> > Sent: Friday, December 26, 2003 4:32 PM
>> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT:weather, cats
>> >
>> >
>> > > For weather I go to :
>> > > http://weather.yahoo.com/
>> > >
>> > > On another topic, does anyone have any experience with cats and
>leather
>> > > furniture?  I played all afternoon on a program that allowed me to
>> > > arrange the furniture in my family room- I did the kitchen too, just
>for
>> > > fun.  Anyway, I'm considering getting a leather recliner, maybe Misson
>> > > Style,  but I'm worried about my cats clawing it up.
>> > >
>> > > Any thoughts?
>> > >
>> > > Chris
>> > > Long Island, NY
>> > > Zone 7
>> > >
>> > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> > > To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
>> > > message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>> >
>> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> > To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
>> > message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
>> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>
>---------------------------------------------------------------------
>To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
>message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>
>---------------------------------------------------------------------
>To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
>message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>
>---------------------------------------------------------------------
>To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
>message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>
>

--
Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



--

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement