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Re: Re: chat messages

Poor cats came to us perfectly normal and healthy as kittens. We had an
aging dog that objected to sharing his food with them and they both
walked up to him when he was eating and he grabbed them by the head and
flung them across the kitchen. Poor Miko (the himalayan) got a broken
jaw and punctured roof of his mouth for his trouble. At the time, he was
the only thing our poor dog had ever objected to...kids could crawl all
over this dog pulling every which way on him and he wouldn't so much as
twitch. At the time, we just thought it was an accident. A year later,
with Katie the second kitten, when the exact same thing happened, we had
the dog put down. Turned out every one of his litter mates had been put
down for brain tumors that resulted in unprovoked aggression and the vet
thinks this is what happened with him. Almost killed me to put that dog
to sleep but I couldn't bear the thought of this great big gentle dog
whom we loved so much turning into a monster and being left with the
memory of him mauling a kid or something. Funny thing is, every dog
we've had since we've been looking for him...found him in Sidda but had
to put her down, too. Maybe we're just cursed when it comes to big

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Wed 06/02, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 09:08:30 -0500
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat messages

That's sad, but...<br>Being animals, they don't know there's a problem;
this is just how it is.<br>Very good of you to take on such cats. They
may not allow some grooming<br>from you, but I bet they have developed
some trust in you.<br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original Message -----
<br>From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com><br>To:
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 1:16
AM<br>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat messages<br><br><br>> I agree, Kitty,
that for the most part, animals seem to sense when you<br>> want to help
them, but this poor cat of mine was brain damaged when very<br>> little
and he's not the sharpest tool in the shed, if you know what I<br>>
mean...but we love him anyway. His "sister" cat has the same<br>>
problem...brain damaged as a small kitten, now kind of slow mentally
and<br>> she has some peripheral vision problems from the temporary
blindness she<br>> suffered with her injuries.<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 Tue 06/01,
Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:<br>> From: Kitty [mailto:
kmrsy@comcast.net]<br>> To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date: Tue, 1 Jun
2004 09:22:52 -0500<br>> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat messages<br>><br>>
> ...if only he was able to see that<br>> one thing leads to<br>>
another...<br><br>I have several cats over the years and I have had
the<br>> sense that somehow<br>they understand that when I'm doing
something they<br>> don't like to them or<br>trying to aid them when
they are afraid - that<br>> they trust me. They bear<br>with me, they
sort of steel themselves<br>> because they seem to understand I<br>must
be doing this for a good<br>> reason. Hard to explain, but they seem
to<br>believe that Mom knows<br>> best.<br><br>Kitty<br><br>-----
Original Message ----- <br>From:<br>> "Melody"
<mhobertm@excite.com><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:<br>>
Tuesday, June 01, 2004 3:45 AM<br>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat<br>>
messages<br><br><br>> Libby

: re: the cat with the long hair and snarls:<br>> I have a male
seal<br>> point Himalayan who will not tolerate being<br>> brushed.
He<br>> bites...hard...whenever he feels like we've crossed<br>> over
his line for<br>> tolerating the little bit of grooming he does<br>>
allow. So, we try to keep<br>> up with it as best as possible, but
about<br>> once every year or so we take<br>> him to the vet and have
him shaved<br>> down to remove the twisted, snarled<br>> hair. Hair
grows back in fairly<br>> rapidly and in much better condition.<br>>
Then we start all over again.<br>> Poor guy...if only he was able to see
that<br>> one thing leads to<br>> another...<br>><br>><br>><br>> Melody,
IA (Z 5/4)<br>><br>> "The most<br>> beautiful thing we can experience is
the mysterious."<br>> --Albert<br>> Einstein<br>><br>> --- On Fri 05/28,
Libby Valentine <<br>> L_Valentine@adelphia.net > wrote:<br>> From:
Libby Valentine [mailto:<br>> L_Valentine@adelphia.net]<br>> To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date: Fri,<br>> 28 May 2004 21:29:58 -0400<br>>
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] chat<br>> messages<br>><br>> Hi
everybody,<br><br>I got behind with chat messages<br>> about 4 weeks
ago<br>> and even though I'm trying<br>to skim through 2-3<br>> days
worth every night<br>> now, I still have almost 1800<br>unread in<br>>
my chat folder.<br>I know I<br>> missed several birthdays, and a
whole<br>> thread on cicadas, which are<br>on<br>> the increas<br>><br>>
e here, and all kinds of other good stuff. Congrats on<br>><br>>
the<br>successful plant sales! Welcome back DF! Welcome to the
other<br>> new<br>> members<br>who are joining in!<br>On the Short One,
for one<br>> summer when<br>> I was little and tagging after
my<br>grandfather<br>> "helping" him with<br>> yardwork and gardening,
he nicknamed me<br>> "kid"<br>and I loved it. My<br>> grandmother,
however, did not, and<br>> after a couple days,<br>that was<br>> that.
So I think short one is<br>> great. And I'm glad her arm<br>>
is<br>better.<br><br>One of these days<br>> I'll get current. In the<

>> meantime, I still have about 20<br>plants<br>> on the front porch and
7 yards<br>> of mulch in the driveway.<br>> Weather<br>this weekend
looks wonderful so I'm<br>> hoping to get some<br>> gardening done
in<br>between other commitments.<br>> Anybody have a good<br>> trick for
getting snarls out<br>of long cat fur when<br>> the cat will<br>> only
rarely let herself be caught? She's<br>an indoor cat<br>> but she's<br>>
psychic.<br><br>And boy do I relate to the annoyance with job<br>><br>>
scenario.<br><br>Libby<br>Maryland zone 6<br><br><br><br>-----<br>>
Original<br>> Message ----- <br>From: "Kitty"<br>>
<kmrsy@comcast.net><br>To:<br>> <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
Friday,<br>> May 28, 2004 10:54 AM<br>Subject:<br>> Re: Re: [CHAT] Plant
disaster/ups<br>> versus usps<br><br><br>> >archives<br>> show over
1700<br>> > messages<br>> this month<br>><br>> I thought we were<br>>
pretty chatty. Still, that's<br>> a lot better than what AHS<br>>
was<br>> allowing us when the list was<br>> with them.<br>>
Kitty<br>><br>> -----<br>> Original Message ----- <br>><br>> From:
"Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net><br>><br>> To:<br>>
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>> Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 7:45
AM<br>><br>><br>> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Plant disaster/ups versus
usps<br>><br>><br>><br>> ><br>> Auralie,<br>> ><br>> > Most e-mail has a
limit of 1 or 2MB per<br>> message.<br>> Doubt you were tha<br>><br>>
t<br>> lengthly.<br>> ><br>><br>> > Appears that Chris's server was
having<br>> some kind of problem<br>> yesterday.<br>> > Most likely we
filled up the disc<br>> :(....<br>> (archives show<br>><br>> o<br>> ver
1700<br>> > messages this month)<br>> ><br>><br>> ><br>> > What I<br>>
found interesting is after Chris's had problems, our<br>> work<br>>
e-mail<br>> > went down for a hour (sbcglobal), then when I
got<br>><br>> home my personal one<br>> > didn't work all night, but is
fine this<br>> am<br>> sort of (can't get to my<br>> > quarantine spam
file). Maybe<br>> something<br>> else is happening too.... or<br>> >
maybe it is just<b

r>> me!:) LOL!<br>><br>> ><br>> ><br>> > Donna<br>> ><br>> > ><br>>
dfranzma@pacbell.net writes:<br>><br>> > ><br>> > > > I was
wondering<br>> the same thing Auralie. Also several of<br>> my
messages<br>> to<br>> ><br>> > > garden chat have been sent back as<br>>
undeliverable.<br>> > ><br>> ><br>> > > ><br>> > ><br>> > > Yesterday I
sent<br>> a rather lengthy<br>> piece about dragonflies that has
not<br>> > > appeared<br>> here or in<br>> my Sent Mail box. I wonder of
the length of the<br>> piece<br>> has<br>><br>> > > something to do with
it.<br>> ><br>> ><br>><br>>
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