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Re: Godi's pictures now posted....

Auralie, that reminded me - Seamus used to carry around a cord from a
hooded sweatshirt and i always found it in the food bowl. Last time I
cleaned up around here- eons ago- I must have put it away somewhere.
Think I'll look for it. I bet he'd like to see it again.


-------------- Original message -------------- 

> Kitty, a few times in years past when we have had kittens, one of them would 
> climb the tree, but none of the adult cats has done that. They always like to 
> lie under it though. We have always wired the tree to the bookcase it stands 
> in front of - for safety from children, grandchildren, and now only cats. 
> The 
> hooks are there permanently. The ornaments for the lower branches are always 
> the sturdy ones, usually wooden. The delicate crystal ones stay on the high 
> branches. This was the 55th Christmas tree we have decorated together, and 
> some of the ornaments are nearly that old. A lot of memories hang on that 
> tree. 
> We won't give it up easily. 
> You're right Lady Jane Gray is a mischief-maker. She likes to get into 
> anything 
> that's going on. Always helps me cook, tries to take our morning vitamin 
> pills, 
> sits on whatever we are reading or writing, etc. She has a prized possession 
> - 
> a string that is just her's. She carries it from room to room, brings it to 
> each of 
> us several times a day and asks to be played with. Every morning when we get 
> up the string is in the dry-food dish. She will let the others play with the 
> string 
> with her for a bit, but soon loses interest if one of the others is having a 
> good 
> romp. She wants to be the main center of attention. And she looks a lot 
> like 
> Pam's Sugar. 
> Auralie 
> In a message dated 12/28/2004 4:02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes: 
> Auralie and others, 
> glad to hear you share your Cmas traditions with your extended families. 
> Each of my cats has his own stocking and, when I had a tree, they were 
> always welcome around it. A few ornaments on the bottom got knocked off, 
> but I never put anything valuable where they could reach it. I 
> eliminated my tree because it was too much trouble for me, not because 
> the cats bothered it. I know people who have had cats climb their trees. 
> I imagine that could be a real problem. My niece just found a way to 
> fasten it to the wall so the cat wouldn't topple it. Lady Jane Gray 
> sound like quite the mischief-maker. 
> Kitty 
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