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Re: Re: Re: OT - cat vs me - I win!


Yeah, but he has one paw in the snowbank.  And....the bowl moved last night. 

Kitty

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> Shimmy sounds like he has a touch of the wild still, like her highness 
> here. One paw in the jungle as one cat book I read phrased it. 
> 
> 
> Pam Evans 
> Kemp, TX 
> zone 8A 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Kitty 
> Sent: 1/21/2005 12:45:07 PM 
> To: gardenchat@hort.net 
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] OT - cat vs me - I win! 
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> It hasn't moved since. In fact, I think they sort of like it. It's like the 
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> bumper footbar you might see around a liquor bar where you would place your 
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> feet if you hopped up on a stool. They step up to the waterbowl with their 
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> feet on the rubber tire. No spills all week! 
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> 
> This doesn't mean I win every battle. Seamus still starts whining at 6am 
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> because Slugger is positioned to attack him as he comes out of the 
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> litterbox. There's nothing I can do to shut him up. When Spring comes, 
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> Seamus will be outside every night - he prefers it. 
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> Kitty 
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
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> From: 
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> To: 
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> Sent: Friday, January 21, 2005 12:51 PM 
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> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] OT - cat vs me - I win! 
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> > How's Jack doing w/ the new water dish Kitty?? You still winning? 
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> > 
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> > Pam Evans 
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> > Kemp, TX 
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> > zone 8A 
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> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> 
> > From: Kitty 
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> > Sent: 1/15/2005 10:27:52 PM 
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> > To: gardenchat@hort.net 
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> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - cat vs me - I win! 
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> > 
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> > Taking bets. 
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> > ----- Original Message ----- 
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> > From: "Donna" 
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> > To: 
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> > Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 9:32 PM 
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> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT - cat vs me - I win! 
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> > > Give him a few days .... he will figure out how to dump it. He will 
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> figure 
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> > > out a way to scoop it out next. 
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> > > Donna 
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> > > > A long time ago I wrote you folks looking for a solution for my cat's 
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> > > > water 
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> > > > dish. Referesher: Jack sticks his paw in and splashes the water all 
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> > over 
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> > > > the kitchen or tips it over completely so there's nothing for anyone 
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> > else 
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> > > > to 
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> > > > drink...and the floor gets awfully slippery. Best solution up til now 
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> > was 
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> > > > a 
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> > > > "Buddy Bowl" - an 'innovative' bowl with a built in funnel the cat or 
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> > dog 
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> > > > cannot tip over. Ha! He has managed to tip it over, but usually he 
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> > just 
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> > > > drags it all around the kitchen, spilling water. The other morning I 
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> > > > slipped and nearly twisted myself into a pretzel trying not to fall, 
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> so 
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> > I 
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> > > > became determined to find a real solution. 
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> > > > Yesterday I went to Lowe's and bought a 10 inch steel wheel - this is 
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> > > > actually a 7inch steel hub surounded by a thick, heavy rubber tire. I 
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> > cut 
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> > > > the tire off the steel wheel with a hacksaw and placed the waterbowl 
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> > > > inside 
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> > > > it. He did tug it about an inch the first time, but it hasn't moved 
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> > > > since! 
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> > > > Kitty 
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