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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #550 on: November 15, 2019, 05:00:30 pm »
 
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #551 on: November 15, 2019, 06:40:51 pm »
Is there a reason why you cat-owners don't have a low box/tray on/near your bench, on a nice vantage point, somehow unused for some odd reason, maybe with a nice soft towel on the bottom?  Not meant for the cat, obviously; but because a cat-owners workbench just should happen to have one..  ;)
 

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #552 on: November 15, 2019, 06:47:16 pm »
Most cats will kindly ignore the boxes you set up for them and will use any other object they see fit, and they can be very smart about detecting the spots that you want them to use or not. ;D
Oh and of course they like heat, so I'm guessing the CRT monitor makes a maybe not that comfy, but warm spot to sleep on (and it gets to annoy the owner a tiny bit, which is always a bonus.)
 
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #553 on: November 15, 2019, 07:17:18 pm »
You mean reverse psychology does not work on cats?

I've found that a curious cat who doesn't want to seem too human-friendly, is easy to distract by using a rope/belt/string tied into a small circle, and then placing it in your own lap.  Thus far, the ownership of the thus ringed area seems more important than being aloof.  Anyone else tried that?
 

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #554 on: November 15, 2019, 07:20:18 pm »
Earlier the week I was out in the rain, cursing builders who destroy intercom wiring, disabling the door. Lightning flash, and the rumble, so look up to see Tequila looking attentively at me from his perch at the window, and then, looking at the next one, Cachaça is there as well, looking as well. I had to go up afterwards to visit them, seeing as they both were giving silent meows to me. Yes they are both named after drinks, the previous cat was Bacardi, who was an identical looker to the one in the advert.



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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #555 on: November 16, 2019, 12:36:10 am »
Earlier the week I was out in the rain, cursing builders who destroy intercom wiring, disabling the door. Lightning flash, and the rumble, so look up to see Tequila looking attentively at me from his perch at the window, and then, looking at the next one, Cachaça is there as well, looking as well. I had to go up afterwards to visit them, seeing as they both were giving silent meows to me. Yes they are both named after drinks, the previous cat was Bacardi, who was an identical looker to the one in the advert.


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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #556 on: November 16, 2019, 04:34:35 am »
You're pronouncing Brexit PROPERLY; how very DARE you! If you ask one of my fellow Brits, usually an "upper middle-class" one, they'll throw in some eggs for free:

BrEGGzit!  :palm:

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #557 on: November 17, 2019, 03:02:38 pm »
Cryptocurrency has taught me to love math and at the same time be baffled by it.

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #558 on: November 17, 2019, 03:31:36 pm »
Just found this cat on YouTube. And I started watching this cat for hours :palm:.

 
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #559 on: November 17, 2019, 04:18:44 pm »
Just found this cat on YouTube. And I started watching this cat for hours :palm:.

Nice kitty kitty - amazing.  :phew:
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #560 on: November 17, 2019, 04:23:32 pm »
Too big of a cat for me, unfortunately.  :(
 

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #561 on: November 17, 2019, 08:54:45 pm »
Small kitten I pictured last month during my vacation in Philippines... :)
 

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #562 on: November 18, 2019, 01:25:45 am »
Just found this cat on YouTube. And I started watching this cat for hours :palm:.
Nice kitty kitty - amazing.  :phew:

Looks cute but not a big proponent of providing a cute undomesticated animal and turning them into pets. Aggression, instinctive reaction or even a playful 'swat' and that 'cute' cat would loose it's cuteness.
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #563 on: November 18, 2019, 01:29:52 am »
Looks cute but not a big proponent of providing a cute insensibly wild animal and turning them into pets. Aggression, instinctive reaction or even a playful 'swat' and that 'cute' cat would loose it's cuteness.

If you would look at the story of the puma in their other videos you'd know it has health issues and can't be returned to the wild or it would perish, so being cared for by that couple is best for it.
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #564 on: November 18, 2019, 12:55:08 pm »
You mean reverse psychology does not work on cats?

I've found that a curious cat who doesn't want to seem too human-friendly, is easy to distract by using a rope/belt/string tied into a small circle, and then placing it in your own lap.  Thus far, the ownership of the thus ringed area seems more important than being aloof.  Anyone else tried that?

Almost ;)
He sat there for 10 minutes....
 
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #565 on: November 18, 2019, 01:56:11 pm »
You mean reverse psychology does not work on cats?

I've found that a curious cat who doesn't want to seem too human-friendly, is easy to distract by using a rope/belt/string tied into a small circle, and then placing it in your own lap.  Thus far, the ownership of the thus ringed area seems more important than being aloof.  Anyone else tried that?

Almost ;)
He sat there for 10 minutes....

 :-DD :-DD :-DD  I've done that too, with similar results.  They are funny critters, aren't they?

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #566 on: November 18, 2019, 03:17:20 pm »
Looks cute but not a big proponent of providing a cute insensibly wild animal and turning them into pets. Aggression, instinctive reaction or even a playful 'swat' and that 'cute' cat would loose it's cuteness.

If you would look at the story of the puma in their other videos you'd know it has health issues and can't be returned to the wild or it would perish, so being cared for by that couple is best for it.

I think I saw it mentioned somewhere (yeah, I was up all night watching him too) that due to his condition he's between 1/3 and 1/2 the normal size for the breed, and early on had some joint issues to contend with.   He certainly appears to be very gentle and docile, and for sure has found a loving home.  There are other videos of him cuddled up to Sasha as he reads (or, more precisely, tries to read - Messi keeps trying to lie across him and head butting him in the face looking for attention).  I'd love a chance to interact with him and hear his purr firsthand - he's a beautiful animal!  I wouldn't want him climbing onto my bench or equipment shelves, though...

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Edit to add - or have him offer comfort while stuck in bed with a bad cold (as I presently am)
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #567 on: November 18, 2019, 09:39:47 pm »
There was a Puma living with someone in the US before the times of public internet, but it made an appearance in a very good book on feline behaviour. Can't recall the title, but I will try to get some info.
I recall they had regular cats too and at least one child.

One scene described was where a slightly bored but lazy Puma kept himself occupied by catching the same tiny fly all over and again. It caught it by folding it's paw, then let it fly again.
 

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #568 on: November 19, 2019, 08:30:16 am »
He sat there for 10 minutes....

Well, there is some cat and square thing going on here as well...  :-//

not to mention the too small box thing......
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #569 on: November 20, 2019, 03:46:25 am »
 
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #570 on: November 21, 2019, 10:32:35 pm »
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #571 on: November 21, 2019, 11:03:16 pm »
Why the headbang? Are they your cats?  ;D ;D
 

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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #572 on: November 22, 2019, 07:24:15 am »
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
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Re: Post a picture of a cat!
« Reply #574 on: November 30, 2019, 05:39:08 am »
I buckled a belt and left it on my bed earlier; Piglet has now taken up residence in it and has been curled up snoozing for several hours that I know of so far tonight.





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