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ladyknight1

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1305 on: November 20, 2013, 05:58:30 PM »
Dear Mocha,

I am slowly assimilating to your ways. You love to curl up somewhere hidden when I go to bed, then your human dad locks you away in our bedroom when he comes to bed.

Between 4 and 5 AM you strike. Wet nose to mom's nose. Head rubbing on my hands. Then you lay upon my rib cage. I enjoy the purring, but I do not enjoy the part when your entire 7 lbs is held by one of your paws on my ribcage. I have a large bruise now.

I will be keeping my bedroom door shut.

Love,

Mom
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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1306 on: November 20, 2013, 06:11:49 PM »
What a little darling!





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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1307 on: November 20, 2013, 08:31:10 PM »
Dear Mocha,
<snip>
I will be keeping my bedroom door shut.

Love,

Mom
Dear Mom,

I'm warning you: If you shut that door, you will get NO sleep tonight or any other night.

I am MOCHA; Hear me roar! >:D

p.s. from MK: We joke that cats are the Enforcers of the Open Door Policy. When a door is closed and they stand there making noise, we Hoomans interpret that as them wanting to be on the other side of the door.  This creates frustration for the Hooman when we open the door and the cat walks away without going through the door.  We wonder, "Why did s/he want me to open the door if s/he didn't want to go out?" Silly Hoomans  :) Cats are simply notifying us of a violation of the Open Door Policy because we have opposable thumbs and can operate the round knobs.  If Hoomans would just use those handy lever handles, the cats could jump up and open the door themselves ... then walk away.
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ladyknight1

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1308 on: November 20, 2013, 08:39:52 PM »
DH shuts the door, so Mocha wakes me up to give her affection and let her out. I eventually go across to the door, open it, and then visit the bathroom. By the time I come out, she has left the room. lol
ďAll that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost."
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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1309 on: November 20, 2013, 09:16:35 PM »
Uh well, don't move to Vancouver any time soon.  They have banned door knobs in new construction.  I'm 99.999999 perscent sure cats were behind it.

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1310 on: November 20, 2013, 09:42:35 PM »
SQUEEEEEEE!!!!

Oh Da Cute! The Cutest Evah! 

We lovelovelove black kitties.  I had Spooky, a black half-Persian, when I met DH and he fell in love with her, and me. ;D Unfortunately, due to quarantine laws and Spooky's age, we left her with my XH when we moved to Hawaii.  Then we adopted Midnight Kitty (all black) and her sister Bootsie (a Tuxedo) and took good care of them for 18 years and 19-1/2 years, respectively.  Now we have Buddy, born feral about a year ago, and he is pure jet black.  If we didn't have him, I would be trying to steal Coffee Bean from greencat.

Coffee Bean kind of looks black in the photos, but compared to actual black things like clothing and his inky darling mother, he's actually a BROWN kitten :)  He has two lovely black siblings I'm still trying to get my friends to take home with them though...

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1311 on: November 20, 2013, 09:45:50 PM »
Dear Ciaran,

I was enjoying a lovely bath this morning. Then grandma went to see where you were. She couldn't find you anywhere. She happened to look up. And found your stupid self on top of the door. I had to hop out of the tub, get on a chair, and grab you. It was very undignified for me. Please don't do it again.

Sincerely,

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1312 on: November 20, 2013, 09:53:33 PM »
Dear batkitten:

I should have known that your discovery that you could drink water running out of the faucet would be shortly followed by a discovery that you could meow at me to demand that the faucet be turned on for you.

Love,

The zookeeper.

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1313 on: November 20, 2013, 11:07:04 PM »
Coffee Bean kind of looks black in the photos, but compared to actual black things like clothing and his inky darling mother, he's actually a BROWN kitten :)  He has two lovely black siblings I'm still trying to get my friends to take home with them though...
Midnight and Bootsie were very dark sable brown with faint tiger stripes in full sunlight.  They were so close to black that we didn't argue with people who thought they were black.  Buddy (aka Buster) is true jet black and so handsome.  He was born feral and still hasn't completely domesticated. He's a bit bipolar: As affectionate as a Ragdoll one minute and biting the next. Sometimes he's our best Buddy and other times it's "Watch it, Buster!"  He will bite the ankle of the hand that feeds him!
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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1314 on: November 21, 2013, 03:46:55 AM »
Dear Ciaran,

I am so so so sorry 3 cans of gushifud was tossed away. Please find it in your paws and whiskers to forgive me.

Love,

Mama

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1315 on: November 23, 2013, 04:14:33 AM »
Dear Ciaran,

We have had you six months-- or close to it. We have had you fixed and you have all of your shots. We thought that as you grew up you would mellow out. That was not to be so. Monday I am calling the no kill shelter and seeing if they have any spots open!

Sincerely,

Your now insane slave.

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1316 on: November 23, 2013, 08:03:33 AM »
Dear Samantha-Cat,

That really nice cat bed I bought you was not supposed to be used as a litter box.

Sigh.

Your human

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1317 on: November 23, 2013, 08:49:38 AM »
Dear Samantha-Cat,

That really nice cat bed I bought you was not supposed to be used as a litter box.

Sigh.

Your human

Ick

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1318 on: November 24, 2013, 05:41:59 PM »
Dear Ninja,

I don't know if you realize this, but we humans talk to each other. As a result, I have discovered 3 other families that think you are their sweet kitty. At least I know why you've been getting so chubby lately and why you keep losing your collars. Hard to play the sweet stray angle when you have a collar, I guess.

Love,

The buyer of collars
In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children.  The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted.  The result is unruly children and childish adults.  ~Thomas Szasz

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« Reply #1319 on: November 24, 2013, 07:50:52 PM »
Dear Ninja,

My hooman started keeping me inside after she realized that the neighbors thought I was homeless, because I have a skinny build and have a very convincing "hungry cat" act. 

Love,

Moose.