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Re: Cat breakthrough
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Cat breakthrough
  • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 08:18:46 -0500

What a great story.  I love that.


On 6/2/10, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> Wonderful, you're winning him over!
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
> To: "gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 7:38 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Cat breakthrough
>
>
>
> > This evening, I went to feed the chickens. As I came out the door, Blackie
> > came up to talk to me, and immediately flopped and rolled, making air
> biscuits
> > as I talked to him.  I reached my hand down, and he sniffed my hand, then
> > rolled again and touched my finger with his paw.
> >
> > When I went to check his food bowl, he ran, of course. I filled the bowl
> and
> > he came back, brushing against my leg. I stayed there, and touched his
> tail.
> > He didn't run, so I chanced touching his back. He still didn't run, though
> he
> > flinched. I started stroking his back from shoulder to tail and he
> flinched
> > again, but stayed there, then arched his back to enjoy it. I patted him
> for a
> > half a minute or so, then when he shied away, left to feed the chickens.
> >
> > When I was done with the chickens, he was nowhere in sight, but came when
> I
> > called. He again rubbed against my leg, so I reached down to pat him and
> > stroked his back for several minutes. He was purring like a freight train.
> I
> > let him sniff my hand again and he licked it a little. Again, I stroked
> his
> > back for a while as he was eating.
> >
> > He doesn't want his head touched, as I discovered when I tried to shoo the
> > mosquitoes, and he mouthed my hand (not bit) in protest. I said Ouch! and
> > left, both because of the mouthing and the mosquitoes.
> >
> > We'll see what happens tomorrow. After more than a year, I can wait
> >
> > d
> > www.theanimalrescuesite.com
> > www.freekibble.com
> > www.freekibblekat.com
> >
> >
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Jesse R. Bell

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