wwe always have kitty round up before leaving the house to make sure that
all are in the proper location inside and that no one leaves as we or
someone else exits....my husband (or son is the one who started it) go
around whooping for kitties to get away from the door....it's just
crazy.....the boys love it....when we come home and have to enter the house
mike does camel commands to get the boys to move away from the open
doors.....geez....what a housefull of nuts we are!
From: diane [mailto:diane@...
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2001 3:27 PM
Subject: Re: [feline-heart] Re: First Kidney Check
You must be one of those people who always say as someone walks in
the house "make sure that door is SHUT!"
I'm the same way. I've been lucky in the past as my neighbors also
don't let their cat out (and he does try)so they are used to it.
Also all of mine were good about not going near the door, but now
Kali (youngest) has no fear and almost got out on me last week.
:( Her claws were stuck on the screen and I opened the door to release
her, she got down and sauntered out on the deck. Got about 1' away
and after my shock wore off she was dumped back inside. I hope she'll
grow out of it, for now we stomp at her when we are using the doors.
Guess I'll have to keep the inside door closed if having someone
At Wednesday, 02 May 2001, you wrote:
>Thanks, I know I'll find someone. It's not that tough a job! I've been
>notoriously picky about kitty sitters (it's got to be someone
>responsible who won't let him bolt out the door, who won't forget to
>come, someone who likes cats or at least animals, who will maybe pay
>him some attention...), and I guess I'll either have to get less picky
>or just start paying. The friend I've been trading kitty-sitting with
>is camping this weekend and also won't accept money... I'll do some
>more asking around in the next day or so. He's my *baby*, though. I
>know you all know about that!
>--- In feline-heart@y..., "Mike & Linda Irrgang" <irrgang@a...> wrote:
>> hi gail,
>> yes, travel can be a problem...don't you have any folks around duke
>> who would be interested in making a little extra money??? we finally
>> found a great girl at my husband's office and she helps us babysit
>> the great pumpkin.....keep checking around and that "just right"
>> person will turn up when you least expect it!
>> good luck with mighty malcolm....it sounds like he's lucky to have
>> such a great mom!
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