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

that's very sweet!

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Cathy Carpenter
Sent: 12/29/2004 10:31:59 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Godi's pictures now posted....

My boy, Jason, has a thing for a piece of quilt batting I carelessly 
left within reach - he grabs it, kneads it, and sleeps on it. The 
little one, Penelope, who adores Jason, but is rewarded with hisses, 
will lie on the batting when he isn't  around. It is a dingy grey now, 
but I haven't the heart to deprive them of the "security blanket".
On Tuesday, December 28, 2004, at 04:23 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:

> 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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