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Re: Cats--progress note


Hopefully we will be seeing lots of photos soon of the little orator.
Would you mind posting one of Beans  for us?

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 2:49 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cats--progress note


> Yeah, me too. I think they are ether asking questions ["Can I go out?"] 
> or telling you something that's important to them ["Hey, bozo! My food 
> bowl needs attention!"]. And once they learn that you will respond to 
> them in a certain way to a certain sound, they seem to do their best to 
> use the same sound that got desired results the last time. Animal 
> behaviorists say cats make something like 109 distinct sounds [dogs 
> make 8 or 9], and I don't think any of those cat sounds are without 
> somewhat specific [if primitive] meanings. It's just that we're too 
> dumb, usually, to figure it out.
> 
> On Nov 1, 2005, at 3:08 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
> 
> > I just love cats that are verbal. I had one once that just followed me
> > around having little kitty conversations. He even sounded like he was
> > asking questions sometimes. It was so cute.
> >
> >
> >
> > james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> > Just got back from the animal shelter where I put my brand on 12+ month
> > old tricolor. I'll pick her up tomorrow. Her shelter name is "Patsy,"
> > but that will likely change when she comes home. She's a homely little
> > thing, but she chose me--followed me around talking to me the whole
> > time I was there--so I figured I had to take her. Maybe we ought to
> > name her "Pearl"--remember that doll in the 60s, "Poor Pitiful Pearl"?
> >
> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
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> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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