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Re: Kitten Advice, please


ut oh.... I didn't realize that your dogs would attack
the kitty.  Somewhere I got the opinion they were ok
with it.

I WOULD hide the keys to that mower tho.... don't want
anyone to start it up with that kitty hiding in it!
Hiding the keys would give you the opportunity to
check it first.

Donna

--- Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com> wrote:

> I'm glad that you concur. While my first instinct is
> to get the kit into a 
> "safe" environment - i.e. the house, it's probably
> as fine outside as 
> Henrietta, who refuses to be cooped up, and is
> mauled when she's with the 
> other chickens. She has her coop for the night, and
> if the raccoon comes 
> back we'll have to lock her in, but she's enjoying
> life outside following me 
> and getting treats.
> 
> It's pretty stressful having to spend every minute
> with the dogs when 
> they're out, instead of being able to water and weed
> and stuff, but I'll get 
> over it, and so will the dogs having to be under
> constant surveillance. I 
> just wish that my dogs hadn't been taught to chase
> cats by one of our other 
> rescuees. Even though my guys are 13 and 15, they're
> not above chasing. 
> Still, I've been able to teach Dreyfuss to leave my
> chickens alone, so maybe 
> it will work for the kitten, too.
> 
> d
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 6:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Kitten Advice, please
> 
> 
> > somehow he/she has to realize you are not going to
> > hurt em.  Who knows what that kitty has been thru
> > before it arrived by you.
> >
> > I would give it a few days of being near enough
> for
> > kitty to realize you are a good person before
> trying
> > to trap it.
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > --- Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Oh yes. I've spent hours sitting out of sight but
> >> within earshot, and within
> >> sight but not within reach. I've not made a fast
> >> move near him.
> >>
> >> d
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 5:37 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Kitten Advice, please
> >>
> >>
> >> > Glad to hear he's back.
> >> > I know you've spent a lot of time working with
> him
> >> already, but mostly it
> >> > sounds like it's been, from his point of view,
> >> poised for "attack".  Have
> >> > you tried, after putting down the food, just
> >> sitting calmly for awhile
> >> > near him, but not near enough to catch him?  If
> >> he's scared by a fly,
> >> > imagine what the swift movement of someone 20
> >> times his size must seem
> >> > like to him.
> >> >
> >> > If you can provide access to protection for him
> I
> >> would vote for ">
> >> > feeding and talking to him until he's ready.",
> >> since summer's coming and
> >> > he seems to be doing ok.
> >> >
> >> > Kitty
> >> > neIN, Zone 5
> >>
> >>
> >
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