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Re: OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?


FOR SURE...I'm laughing just reading it.
   
  

Patricia <pdickson@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
  Jim,
This is such a funny vision! You with your robe cinched up and chasing a 
sideways cat.... wish you had a video of that? That would definitely win 
big bucks on Funnies Home Videos.
Tricia
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" 
To: 
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?


>I love them at that age. When we first got Beans, we lived in a condo, 
>which had an up-tight policy about pets running loose in the hallways. 
>Beans intuitively understood this policy and set out to challenge it at 
>every opportunity. It reached the point where I had to lock her in the 
>bathroom just to retrieve the morning paper.
>
> But when she did escape--which was often, much to my consternation--she 
> would race down the hall to the elevators and sit there somewhat patiently 
> for one of them to open and take her to freedom. For my part, I would 
> cinch up my robe, yell to Ms Fatma that I was chasing "that cat" [lest I 
> got locked out], grab my water gun, and trudge down the hall after Beans. 
> When she would see me--with the water gun--she would race back to our 
> apartment door, which Ms Fatma was usually holding open.
>
> And as she raced back, she ran as fast as she possibly could, so fast, in 
> fact, the her longer hind legs overtook her shorter front legs, and by the 
> time she got to our apartment door, she was ether running sideways or 
> backwards. Funniest thing I've ever seen.
>
> On Oct 29, 2007, at 10:46 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
>
>> Oh yes, my two assume that everything in the house is made of the fuzzy
>> side of Velcro and they have the hooks. I've had kittens leap onto my
>> back while I'm blow drying my hair, cleaning the litter box, tying my
>> shoelaces, the list goes on. The other day I was standing next to the
>> couch when one of them took off from the floor near the window - hit the
>> coffee table, bounced to the back of the couch, and splat onto my chest.
>> She covered about 20 feet in half a second, and it was pure reflex that
>> let me grab her when she hit so she didn't manage to puncture me much.
>> I'll actually be a little sad when they grow up, they are too cute now
>> even with claws and all.
>>
>> Cyndi
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf Of Pam Evans
>> Sent: Friday, October 26, 2007 6:07 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: [CHAT] OT - how are everyone's new babies doing?
>>
>> And Zem, how is Percy adapting to his new 3 legged state? My kitten
>> Little
>> Bit hasn't learned "no hooks" yet. I'll be glad when she does. I was
>> cleaning the litter box the other day and was bent over scooping. She
>> decided she wanted my attention at that exact second so she jumped up
>> and
>> planted both sets of front claws in my backside. She took off running
>> when
>> I yelped, so MAYBE we won't do that again. Believe or not, I managed to
>> not
>> drop the scoop. Lord knows how. I will be very happy when she grows
>> up.
>> The kitten "thing" is very cute and amusing and all, but there's a lot
>> to be
>> said for a cat that is more settled and calm. I'm just not used to that
>> level of activity. Thought you cat people would get a kick out of that
>> anecdote however.
>>
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
>>
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
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> Heat Zone 10
> Sunset Zone 25
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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