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Re: Re: Godi's pictures now posted....


I was told early on not to let a cat play w/ string or yarn so we never went there.  Obviously it's OK if they don't try to eat it.
 
Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Zemuly Sanders
Sent: 12/28/2004 5:35:48 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Godi's pictures now posted....

Hecate also likes string.  For the longest time she had a piece of small 
round elastic that was one of her favorites.  It, too, was frequently found 
in the food bowl.
zem
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, December 28, 2004 4:23 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Godi's pictures now posted....


> Auralie, that reminded me - Seamus used to carry around a cord from a
> hooded sweatshirt and i always found it in the food bowl. Last time I
> cleaned up around here- eons ago- I must have put it away somewhere.
> Think I'll look for it. I bet he'd like to see it again.
>
>
> Kitty
>
> -------------- Original message -------------- 
>
>> Kitty, a few times in years past when we have had kittens, one of them 
>> would
>> climb the tree, but none of the adult cats has done that. They always 
>> like to
>> lie under it though. We have always wired the tree to the bookcase it 
>> stands
>> in front of - for safety from children, grandchildren, and now only cats.
>> The
>> hooks are there permanently. The ornaments for the lower branches are 
>> always
>> the sturdy ones, usually wooden. The delicate crystal ones stay on the 
>> high
>> branches. This was the 55th Christmas tree we have decorated together, 
>> and
>> some of the ornaments are nearly that old. A lot of memories hang on that
>> tree.
>> We won't give it up easily.
>> You're right Lady Jane Gray is a mischief-maker. She likes to get into
>> anything
>> that's going on. Always helps me cook, tries to take our morning vitamin
>> pills,
>> sits on whatever we are reading or writing, etc. She has a prized 
>> possession
>> -
>> a string that is just her's. She carries it from room to room, brings it 
>> to
>> each of
>> us several times a day and asks to be played with. Every morning when we 
>> get
>> up the string is in the dry-food dish. She will let the others play with 
>> the
>> string
>> with her for a bit, but soon loses interest if one of the others is 
>> having a
>> good
>> romp. She wants to be the main center of attention. And she looks a lot
>> like
>> Pam's Sugar.
>> Auralie
>>
>> In a message dated 12/28/2004 4:02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
>> Auralie and others,
>> glad to hear you share your Cmas traditions with your extended families.
>> Each of my cats has his own stocking and, when I had a tree, they were
>> always welcome around it. A few ornaments on the bottom got knocked off,
>> but I never put anything valuable where they could reach it. I
>> eliminated my tree because it was too much trouble for me, not because
>> the cats bothered it. I know people who have had cats climb their trees.
>> I imagine that could be a real problem. My niece just found a way to
>> fasten it to the wall so the cat wouldn't topple it. Lady Jane Gray
>> sound like quite the mischief-maker.
>>
>>
>> Kitty
>>
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