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Re: Cat breakthrough
  • Subject: Re: Cat breakthrough
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 19:48:44 -0500

wow - that's terrific Daryl!

On 6/2/10, Daryl <dp2413@comcast.net> wrote:
> This evening, I went to feed the chickens. As I came out the door, Blackie
> came up to talk to me, and immediately flopped and rolled, making air
> biscuits
> as I talked to him.  I reached my hand down, and he sniffed my hand, then
> rolled again and touched my finger with his paw.
> When I went to check his food bowl, he ran, of course. I filled the bowl
> and
> he came back, brushing against my leg. I stayed there, and touched his
> tail.
> He didn't run, so I chanced touching his back. He still didn't run, though
> he
> flinched. I started stroking his back from shoulder to tail and he flinched
> again, but stayed there, then arched his back to enjoy it. I patted him for
> a
> half a minute or so, then when he shied away, left to feed the chickens.
> When I was done with the chickens, he was nowhere in sight, but came when I
> called. He again rubbed against my leg, so I reached down to pat him and
> stroked his back for several minutes. He was purring like a freight train.
> I
> let him sniff my hand again and he licked it a little. Again, I stroked his
> back for a while as he was eating.
> He doesn't want his head touched, as I discovered when I tried to shoo the
> mosquitoes, and he mouthed my hand (not bit) in protest. I said Ouch! and
> left, both because of the mouthing and the mosquitoes.
> We'll see what happens tomorrow. After more than a year, I can wait
> d
> www.theanimalrescuesite.com
> www.freekibble.com
> www.freekibblekat.com
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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