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Re: Fwd: Narrow Crotches.....


Ooooooh!  Weggie Gardening!
> 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.
> Cathy
> 
> 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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