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Re: Re: Re: claws

This is not our Pam complaining about rain is it?!? :)

If you find the picture, e-mail it to me...


> A couple years ago, Sugar took one of the cannas in that shade bed where
> she naps on the North side of the house, and pulled it over to make a
> canopy over her favorite spot. She didn't break it or hurt it, she just
> bent it over (I watched her do this, thought she was after a bug or
> something) and then got underneath it, inspected her handiwork, and
> promptly conked out for an hour. It stayed that way the rest of the
> season (until I cut them down in December). I like to tell that story to
> people who think animals are dumb. That's a laugh. Who's home playing
> and sleeping and who just drove 25 miles in the rain to come to work??
> The DUMB one is at work. I've got a picture of Sugar's "cannapy"
> somewhere. If I can find it, I'll send it to Donna to post. She's pretty
> good about staying off of the plants, unless they're little seedlings.
> Those I have to watch....
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date:  Wed, 8 Oct 2003 23:36:17 -0500
> >I try to explain that to people who worry about cats getting in their
> >gardens.  They like comfort and generally don't lay on anything that's
> >evident.  Shimmy spends all his time under ferns, hostas and peonies - I
> >think he thinks it's a jungle.  Of course you'll also find him perched atop
> >my car roof - he likes the soft top - so he can survey the area.  If
> >something is tiny, I put a little fence around it or lay fencing down so
> >they won't paw the area, until the plant is sizable enough for them to
> >realize it's there - and then they don't bother it.  And Theresa mentioned
> >rose-prunings - smart idea.  I don't have many roses but I use those too.
> >
> >Kitty
> >
> >----- Original Message ----- 
> >From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
> >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 9:25 PM
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: claws
> >
> >
> >> In a message dated 10/8/2003 6:49:53 PM Central Standard Time,
> >> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> >> I actually agree with keeping animals in, but it's not practical for
> >> me.
> >> I sure isn't practical for me, either. <LOL> I have eleven in the house
> >and
> >> the other 19 are outside (16 here and 3 at an unoccupied house around the
> >> corner).  The outside ones all seem to sleep in groups in their houses or
> >> straw-filled boxes -- pretty cute sight.  This year they have cracked me
> >up in the
> >> flower bed.  Since the perennial border beside the driveway has all tall
> >woody
> >> plants plus some catnip.  The cats have made "tunnels" through the plants
> >so they
> >> can nap in the shade, and they haven't broken anything -- good babies.
> >> zem
> >> zone 7
> >> West TN
> >>
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> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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