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Re: Re: chat messages

That's sad, but...
Being animals, they don't know there's a problem; this is just how it is.
Very good of you to take on such cats.  They may not allow some grooming
from you, but I bet they have developed some trust in you.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 1:16 AM
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat messages

> I agree, Kitty, that for the most part, animals seem to sense when you
> want to help them, but this poor cat of mine was brain damaged when very
> little and he's not the sharpest tool in the shed, if you know what I
> mean...but we love him anyway. His "sister" cat has the same
> problem...brain damaged as a small kitten, now kind of slow mentally and
> she has some peripheral vision problems from the temporary blindness she
> suffered with her injuries.
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Tue 06/01, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
> From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 09:22:52 -0500
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat messages
> > ...if only he was able to see that<br>> one thing leads to
> another...<br><br>I have several cats over the years and I have had the
> sense that somehow<br>they understand that when I'm doing something they
> don't like to them or<br>trying to aid them when they are afraid - that
> they trust me. They bear<br>with me, they sort of steel themselves
> because they seem to understand I<br>must be doing this for a good
> reason. Hard to explain, but they seem to<br>believe that Mom knows
> best.<br><br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From:
> "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
> Tuesday, June 01, 2004 3:45 AM<br>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat
> messages<br><br><br>> Libby: re: the cat with the long hair and snarls:
> I have a male seal<br>> point Himalayan who will not tolerate being
> brushed. He<br>> bites...hard...whenever he feels like we've crossed
> over his line for<br>> tolerating the little bit of grooming he does
> allow. So, we try to keep<br>> up with it as best as possible, but about
> once every year or so we take<br>> him to the vet and have him shaved
> down to remove the twisted, snarled<br>> hair. Hair grows back in fairly
> rapidly and in much better condition.<br>> Then we start all over again.
> Poor guy...if only he was able to see that<br>> one thing leads to
> another...<br>><br>><br>><br>> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)<br>><br>> "The most
> beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."<br>> --Albert
> Einstein<br>><br>> --- On Fri 05/28, Libby Valentine <
> L_Valentine@adelphia.net > wrote:<br>> From: Libby Valentine [mailto:
> L_Valentine@adelphia.net]<br>> To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date: Fri,
> 28 May 2004 21:29:58 -0400<br>> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat
> messages<br>><br>> Hi everybody,<br><br>I got behind with chat messages
> about 4 weeks ago<br>> and even though I'm trying<br>to skim through 2-3
> days worth every night<br>> now, I still have almost 1800<br>unread in
> my chat folder.<br>I know I<br>> missed several birthdays, and a whole
> thread on cicadas, which are<br>on<br>> the increas
> e here, and all kinds of other good stuff. Congrats on<br>>
> the<br>successful plant sales! Welcome back DF! Welcome to the other
> new<br>> members<br>who are joining in!<br>On the Short One, for one
> summer when<br>> I was little and tagging after my<br>grandfather
> "helping" him with<br>> yardwork and gardening, he nicknamed me
> "kid"<br>and I loved it. My<br>> grandmother, however, did not, and
> after a couple days,<br>that was<br>> that. So I think short one is
> great. And I'm glad her arm<br>> is<br>better.<br><br>One of these days
> I'll get current. In the<br>> meantime, I still have about 20<br>plants
> on the front porch and 7 yards<br>> of mulch in the driveway.
> Weather<br>this weekend looks wonderful so I'm<br>> hoping to get some
> gardening done in<br>between other commitments.<br>> Anybody have a good
> trick for getting snarls out<br>of long cat fur when<br>> the cat will
> only rarely let herself be caught? She's<br>an indoor cat<br>> but she's
> psychic.<br><br>And boy do I relate to the annoyance with job<br>>
> scenario.<br><br>Libby<br>Maryland zone 6<br><br><br><br>-----
> Original<br>> Message ----- <br>From: "Kitty"
> <kmrsy@comcast.net><br>To:<br>> <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Friday,
> May 28, 2004 10:54 AM<br>Subject:<br>> Re: Re: [CHAT] Plant disaster/ups
> versus usps<br><br><br>> >archives<br>> show over 1700<br>> > messages
> this month<br>><br>> I thought we were<br>> pretty chatty. Still, that's
> a lot better than what AHS<br>> was<br>> allowing us when the list was
> with them.<br>> Kitty<br>><br>> -----<br>> Original Message ----- <br>>
> From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net><br>><br>> To:
> <gardenchat@hort.net><br>> Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 7:45 AM<br>><br>>
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Plant disaster/ups versus usps<br>><br>><br>>
> ><br>> Auralie,<br>> ><br>> > Most e-mail has a limit of 1 or 2MB per
> message.<br>> Doubt you were tha<br>><br>> t<br>> lengthly.<br>> ><br>>
> > Appears that Chris's server was having<br>> some kind of problem
> yesterday.<br>> > Most likely we filled up the disc<br>> :(....
> (archives show
>  o
> ver 1700<br>> > messages this month)<br>> ><br>><br>> ><br>> > What I
> found interesting is after Chris's had problems, our<br>> work
> e-mail<br>> > went down for a hour (sbcglobal), then when I got<br>>
> home my personal one<br>> > didn't work all night, but is fine this
> am<br>> sort of (can't get to my<br>> > quarantine spam file). Maybe
> something<br>> else is happening too.... or<br>> > maybe it is just
> me!:) LOL!<br>><br>> ><br>> ><br>> > Donna<br>> ><br>> > >
> dfranzma@pacbell.net writes:<br>><br>> > ><br>> > > > I was wondering
> the same thing Auralie. Also several of<br>> my messages<br>> to<br>> >
> > > garden chat have been sent back as<br>> undeliverable.<br>> > >
> ><br>> > > ><br>> > ><br>> > > Yesterday I sent<br>> a rather lengthy
> piece about dragonflies that has not<br>> > > appeared<br>> here or in
> my Sent Mail box. I wonder of the length of the<br>> piece<br>> has<br>>
> > > something to do with it.<br>> ><br>> ><br>>
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