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Re: Fwd: Narrow Crotches.....

WELL! I thought it was going to be a start for a discussion on what
pants to wear while gardening! You know . . . pants that don't quite fit
right and may show off hints of body parts. Oh well . . .

Fran, OKC

cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com> wrote:
We discuss cats so often, I thought you might wish to see this.

Begin forwarded message:

> Resent-From: mailinglist@victoria-adventure.org
> From: "Larry Earl" 
> Date: Fri Jan 9, 2004 9:26:42 PM US/Central
> To: 
> Subject: Narrow Crotches.....
> Reply-To: "Larry Earl" 
> HA! Made you look!
> Not exactly water gardening, but a good lesson for cat lovers, and
> another reason to remove all narrow crotches on trees.......
> Two nights ago, sometime during the night, my smallest orange cat,
> Kumquat, was climbing one of the Sycamore trees.
> But he evidently slipped and got himself wedged into a long narrow
> crotch on the tree.
> Two small branches were growing vertically, and only one inch apart,
> for about four feet.
> I found him at 6:30 the next morning in 30F weather, hanging by the
> hips, head down and motionless. He was so cold, I thought sure he was
> dead when I unstuck him. But then he twitched ever so slightly, so I
> rushed him to the Vet.
> After spending a night there he is now home, and alert, but with some
> hopefully temporary kidney damage, and very sore rear legs. 
> I hope this may save another kitty somewhere in the world a similar
> fate.......
> Thanks for reading,
> Larry Earl 

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