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Re: rain....washing the cat


Who was more shocked?  ROFLOL

On 5/28/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
<4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> Oh, you guys always have stories way funnier than mine! Your poor
> grandmother!  Back in the late 70s I lived in an apartment which had an old
> clawfoot tub.  My cat Spike used to walk around the rim when I took a bath.
> One day he slipped and we both got the shock of our lives!
> 
> Kitty
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vera Metzke" <vmetzke@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2005 11:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain....washing the cat
> 
> 
> > THat is so funny, couldn't help but smile!  We had a farm cat that you
> > couldn't keep out of water when I was growing up!  If you didn't want
> > to share the bath you better lock the door!  He could open it if it
> > wasn't!  When My grandmother was visiting one time he went bursting in
> > and jumped in with her!  I think they heard her for at least a block
> > away!  Not sure who was more shocked!
> > Vera
> >
> >
> > On 5/28/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> > <4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> > > I'm glad that (faining) never happened to me.  I used to wash Spot (also
> a
> > > white angora) in the tub.  He'd put up with it until he decided enough
> was
> > > enough.  He tried climbing over my shoulder and then actually bit the
> top of
> > > my head.  But I always managed to hang on to him.  I eventually switched
> to
> > > the kitchen sink because it is more confined and I have more control.
> > > Once, I gave Mick a bath, let him outside to dry, and then bathed Jack.
> > > When I let him out I didn't see Mick - who should have been out in the
> sun.
> > > I saw the peonies russling and checked, and there he was, completely
> dry!
> > > When I reached to feel his coat, he took off.  I swear this had to be
> Mick's
> > > dad or sibling. All black with a small Tidy Cat marking, which is pretty
> > > common.  But Mick has a skeletal structure and face shape that is quite
> > > unique and this cat had it too.  They were identical.
> > >
> > > kitty
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2005 7:27 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain....washing the cat
> > >
> > >
> > > > That is the funniest bathtime story I have ever heard! <ROFL> And I
> love
> > > the
> > > > name Flaksey!
> > > > zem
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2005 5:34 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain....washing the cat
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > HA!  That reminded me of a something that happened to us.  I had
> been
> > > > > used
> > > > > to giving my cat, Flaksey, a bath on occasion....being a white
> angora,
> > > > > and
> > > > > loving to explore the garden, he would often get a bit dirty at
> times.
> > > > > His kids
> > > > > on the other hand, also all white angoras were much  cleaner so
> never
> > > > > needed
> > > > > baths.  Well, one day his son, JR, had to have a  bath for whatever
> > > > > reason.
> > > > > Wasn't so bad getting him into the bathtub, but  as soon as I turned
> the
> > > > > water
> > > > > on him, he fainted dead away.  Laid there  limp and lifeless.   I
> > > thought
> > > > > I
> > > > > killed the poor kid.  I think I  was closer to death than he was,
> > > totally
> > > > > panic
> > > > > stricken that I had killed  the cat.  But eventually he came back
> around
> > > > > and
> > > > > was fine.  That  was my first and very last time trying to give any
> cat
> > > > > other
> > > > > than Flaksey a  bath.
> > > > > Noreen
> > > > > zone 9
> > > > > Texas Gulf Coast
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > In a message dated 5/27/2005 11:02:22 PM Central Standard Time,
> > > > > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> > > > >
> > > > > Glad the  rain dance is working for you.  I was so proud of Sam (the
> > > cat).
> > > > > All  he did is yell, no scratches or bleeding.  I think he was in
> shock
> > > > > most
> > > > > of the time.LOL
> > > > >
> > > >
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