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Re: Cats--progress note

My lovely big old Orangecat used to lick my eyelids open - very gently.

neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 7:13 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cats--progress note

> Then there is mine that is convinced it is her mission in life to
> "squeak" in my face at 5:30 am! Where did she get the idea that I
> needed an alarm clock??
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> On Nov 1, 2005, at 2:49 PM, james singer wrote:
> > 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.
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