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~ The Kitty Thread!! ~ Take 2!

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  • GlowGirlGlowGirl New York, NYPosts: 2,433
    Sharing this with you cat people, cuz I think you will appreciate it. I ordered a watercolour painting of my sweet Juniper from an artist on Etsy.  She sent me this preview. I LOVE it!

    Wow. That is a great painting and a beautiful cat. 
  • Glorified KCGlorified KC KCMO NativePosts: 1,928
    Funny.  I don’t remember packing this...

    I wish I was a sacrifice, but somehow still lived on.
  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 34,307
    MF117973 said:
    Sharing this with you cat people, cuz I think you will appreciate it. I ordered a watercolour painting of my sweet Juniper from an artist on Etsy.  She sent me this preview. I LOVE it!

    Wow. That is a great painting and a beautiful cat. 

    Damn that's real good.
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  • deadendpdeadendp Northeast OhioPosts: 10,080

    Someone decided to be an asshole this morning. 

    This would be apple cake batch 2. (There was a glass breakage incident with batch 1.) 

    At least the household kitson did not touch the Mother's Day loaves to be delivered today. They are wrapped and on the table. 

    Still, there is supposed to be no kitson on the counters or table. :angry: Someone is in trouble...
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,634
    This is ridiculous. 

    Happy Mother’s Day.


    I SAW PEARL JAM
  • hedonisthedonist standing on the edge of foreverPosts: 22,690
    Looks like Mama got some good loving from her son.

    (His paws are huge!)
  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,634
    He’s very long. It’s kinda of weird. Wonder what kind of cat papa was?


    I SAW PEARL JAM
  • hedonisthedonist standing on the edge of foreverPosts: 22,690
    Ha!

    There’s an inappropriate comment I could make about that.
  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 34,307
    dankind said:
    He’s very long. It’s kinda of weird. Wonder what kind of cat papa was?



    Wow, yeah he is very long. Ever try to measure him?
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,634
    dankind said:
    He’s very long. It’s kinda of weird. Wonder what kind of cat papa was?



    Wow, yeah he is very long. Ever try to measure him?
    No. I think he's longer than our dog, though. And she's your typical pound puppy (i.e., hound, lab, pit mix). 



    (^^^ Pic from February and he’s not stretched out, but you can see the size of the dog in it.)

    He also doesn't land on his feet if you drop him or swipe him off a counter, table, etc. that he shouldn't be on, even if I drop him from about thigh height. He lands on his butt in a sitting position. I kind of think that the kids fucked him up somehow when he was a tiny fella. 

    He’s still a cute guy. 


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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 34,307
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    He’s very long. It’s kinda of weird. Wonder what kind of cat papa was?



    Wow, yeah he is very long. Ever try to measure him?
    No. I think he's longer than our dog, though. And she's your typical pound puppy (i.e., hound, lab, pit mix). 



    (^^^ Pic from February and he’s not stretched out, but you can see the size of the dog in it.)

    He also doesn't land on his feet if you drop him or swipe him off a counter, table, etc. that he shouldn't be on, even if I drop him from about thigh height. He lands on his butt in a sitting position. I kind of think that the kids fucked him up somehow when he was a tiny fella. 

    He’s still a cute guy. 



    I think my cat is bigger than a pound puppy :wink:
    Original Pound Puppies are back and our 80s selves couldnt be

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    10/31/09- Philly
    5/21/10- NYC
    9/2/12- Philly, PA
    7/19/13- Wrigley
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    10/21/13- Philly, PA
    10/22/13- Philly, PA
    10/27/13- Baltimore, MD
    Tres Mts.- 3/23/11- Philly
    Eddie Vedder- 6/25/11- Philly
  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 23,084
    Working from home:


    Watching a movie at night:

    "Mostly I think that people react sensitively because they know you’ve got a point"
  • dudemandudeman Posts: 2,433
    Do cats like "A Nightmare on Elm Street"?
    If hope can grow from dirt like me, it can be done. - EV
  • deadendpdeadendp Northeast OhioPosts: 10,080
    edited May 2020


    Must be near my human. 

    A bonus? Sun!
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  • Glorified KCGlorified KC KCMO NativePosts: 1,928
    Bonus here too!

    I wish I was a sacrifice, but somehow still lived on.
  • GlowGirlGlowGirl New York, NYPosts: 2,433
    He’s not in the sun right now. But enjoying the lazy life nonetheless. 



  • hedonisthedonist standing on the edge of foreverPosts: 22,690
    After just reading the anxiety thread, this is a much-welcomed respite. 
  • GlowGirlGlowGirl New York, NYPosts: 2,433
    hedonist said:
    After just reading the anxiety thread, this is a much-welcomed respite. 
    The healing power of cats 😻
  • GlowGirlGlowGirl New York, NYPosts: 2,433
    Tristan decided to join me for my Zoom yoga class. There is only room for one of us on my yoga mat 🤨




  • hedonisthedonist standing on the edge of foreverPosts: 22,690
    Awww. I have scratches on my mat from Beans, and she got her claw into one of my bands and ripped it. 

    George treats it like lava :lol:
  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 34,307
    Happy Adoption Day Kali! 12 years ago you came into my life mainly has a companion for willow. 13 years old and relatively healthy (she still has the “betes”). Also still pretty much the same feisty/playful/sweet cat
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    10/31/09- Philly
    5/21/10- NYC
    9/2/12- Philly, PA
    7/19/13- Wrigley
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    10/21/13- Philly, PA
    10/22/13- Philly, PA
    10/27/13- Baltimore, MD
    Tres Mts.- 3/23/11- Philly
    Eddie Vedder- 6/25/11- Philly
  • deadendpdeadendp Northeast OhioPosts: 10,080
    HBD to Kali!  
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    2016: Lexington and Wrigley 1
  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 23,084

    "Mostly I think that people react sensitively because they know you’ve got a point"
  • Jason PJason P Posts: 18,773
    My cat's claws seem to be getting a little more 'hooky" on my clothes.  Any recommendations?  I have a scratching pad.  I don't think getting those rubber tips on is an option unless I wrap myself in kevlar. 
  • deadendpdeadendp Northeast OhioPosts: 10,080
    Get kitty nail trimmers and trim them back a bit. My daughter holds our cat as I trim. We have a scratching post, but her thumbs don't hit the post. We figure that while we are there, we just trim them all. 
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  • GlowGirlGlowGirl New York, NYPosts: 2,433
    Jason P said:
    My cat's claws seem to be getting a little more 'hooky" on my clothes.  Any recommendations?  I have a scratching pad.  I don't think getting those rubber tips on is an option unless I wrap myself in kevlar. 
     I actually trim my cats nails myself. I use just a regular nail clipper - though they do have special pet ones you can order. I have been doing it since they were young, so they are somewhat used to it. But they still get squirmy. My cats never hiss or scratch, so I don't need to wrap them in a towel when I do this. However, depending on your cat's disposition, you might want to do that and only have the paw sticking out that you are working on. Also, it is important that you only trim the sharp tips. Don't cut too far down or the nails will bleed. I think the trimmers from the pet store have some type of thing that will block you from cutting too far down. I only trim their front claws. I have never needed to trim the back ones. Again, they don't love it, so expect some squirming. Just get a firm grip on the paw you are working on. If you are too nervous to do it yourself, see if your vet is open. I know mine is open with drop off service for the pet. So, perhaps they can do a nail trim there while you wait outside. I have had that done as well. There may also be some YouTube videos on this as well.

  • GlowGirlGlowGirl New York, NYPosts: 2,433


    Heart-shaped kitties 😻
  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 23,084

    "Mostly I think that people react sensitively because they know you’ve got a point"
  • deadendpdeadendp Northeast OhioPosts: 10,080

    HBD Swedish kitty! 

    S_C, You didn't really strike me as a happy unicorn guy. Things you learn. :i_dunno:
    MF117973 said:


    Heart-shaped kitties 😻
    A curl of kitsons. :smile:
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,634

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