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RE: OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?


Gad Kitty I almost spit soda out my nose! LOL!

Cyndi

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Kitty
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 4:29 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?

Somehow Jim, I had never imagined you wearing a Beanie.
Glad you took the baby home.
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?


> Wish I did, too. She was such an odd creature. We got her from a
county
> shelter. When we toured the shelter, she was in a top-tier cage. The
> attendant said she was about a year old and feral, but she was so
> pretty--solid black with a white bow tie--that we wanted a closer
look.
> When the attendant opened the cage to take her out, she leaped over
the
> attendant and landed on my head. Ms Fatma said, "Well, I see your cat
> has found you." So we took her home.
>
>
> On Oct 29, 2007, at 2:06 PM, Patricia wrote:
>
>> Jim,
>> This is such a funny vision!  You with your robe cinched up and
>> chasing a sideways cat.... wish you had a video of that?  That would
>> definitely win big bucks on Funnies Home Videos.
>> Tricia
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer"
>> <islandjim1@verizon.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 12:45 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?
>>
>>
>>> I love them at that age. When we first got Beans, we lived in a
>>> condo, which had an up-tight policy about pets running loose in the
>>> hallways. Beans intuitively understood this policy and set out to
>>> challenge it at every opportunity. It reached the point where I had
>>> to lock her in the bathroom just to retrieve the morning paper.
>>>
>>> But when she did escape--which was often, much to my
>>> consternation--she would race down the hall to the elevators and sit

>>> there somewhat patiently for one of them to open and take her to
>>> freedom. For my part, I would cinch up my robe, yell to Ms Fatma
that
>>> I was chasing "that cat" [lest I got locked out], grab my water gun,

>>> and trudge down the hall after Beans. When she would see me--with
the
>>> water gun--she would race back to our apartment door, which Ms Fatma

>>> was usually holding open.
>>>
>>> And as she raced back, she ran as fast as she possibly could, so
>>> fast, in fact, the her longer hind legs overtook her shorter front
>>> legs, and by the time she got to our apartment door, she was ether
>>> running sideways or backwards. Funniest thing I've ever seen.
>>>
>>> On Oct 29, 2007, at 10:46 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
>>>
>>>> Oh yes, my two assume that everything in the house is made of the
>>>> fuzzy
>>>> side of Velcro and they have the hooks. I've had kittens leap onto
my
>>>> back while I'm blow drying my hair, cleaning the litter box, tying
my
>>>> shoelaces, the list goes on. The other day I was standing next to
the
>>>> couch when one of them took off from the floor near the window -
hit
>>>> the
>>>> coffee table, bounced to the back of the couch, and splat onto my
>>>> chest.
>>>> She covered about 20 feet in half a second, and it was pure reflex
>>>> that
>>>> let me grab her when she hit so she didn't manage to puncture me
>>>> much.
>>>> I'll actually be a little sad when they grow up, they are too cute
>>>> now
>>>> even with claws and all.
>>>>
>>>> Cyndi
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
On
>>>> Behalf Of Pam Evans
>>>> Sent: Friday, October 26, 2007 6:07 PM
>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> Subject: [CHAT] OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?
>>>>
>>>> And Zem, how is Percy adapting to his new 3 legged state?  My
kitten
>>>> Little
>>>> Bit hasn't learned "no hooks" yet.  I'll be glad when she does.  I
>>>> was
>>>> cleaning the litter box the other day and was bent over scooping.
>>>> She
>>>> decided she wanted my attention at that exact second so she jumped
up
>>>> and
>>>> planted both sets of front claws in my backside.  She took off
>>>> running
>>>> when
>>>> I yelped, so MAYBE we won't do that again.  Believe or not, I
>>>> managed to
>>>> not
>>>> drop the scoop.  Lord knows how.  I will be very happy when she
grows
>>>> up.
>>>> The kitten "thing" is very cute and amusing and all, but there's a
>>>> lot
>>>> to be
>>>> said for a cat that is more settled and calm.  I'm just not used to

>>>> that
>>>> level of activity.  Thought you cat people would get a kick out of
>>>> that
>>>> anecdote however.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Pam Evans
>>>> Kemp TX
>>>> zone 8A
>>>>
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>>> Island Jim
>>> Southwest Florida
>>> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
>>> Hardiness Zone 10
>>> Heat Zone 10
>>> Sunset Zone 25
>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>>>
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