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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1440 on: January 04, 2014, 02:36:36 PM »
 Dear Nani and Koa,

I'm sorry that the cat door to the porch is missing.  When the weather gets warmer, I'll put it back.  Believe me, you don't want to go out there right now, and the draft was making your bedroom cold.  As much as I wish sitting in the window meowing at me would divert Arctic cold fronts, it doesn't.

Love,

The payer of the heating bill

(In case you are wondering, the cat door in question is a removable window insert.)

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1441 on: January 05, 2014, 02:01:53 PM »
Dear Sophie,

Two things.

First off: since when are you a lap cat? Why couldn't you have been a lap cat before you doubled in size? You are now far too long to be a lap cat.

And second: will you STOP apparently turning yourself invisible?! I was convinced you'd got into the basement or the attic, but no, you were right in front of the heating vent the entire time. I looked there three darn times. Keep to one plane of visual existence, kitten!

Also, if you try to attack my new desk lamp, there WILL be eHell to pay, cat.

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1442 on: January 05, 2014, 02:55:53 PM »
Dear Lily,

Why, in the name of all that is fluffy and good, DID YOU EAT MY BANANAS?!

I had no breakfast thanks to you, cat. Keep your paws off my mini-nanners!

With gasted flabber,
the Not-Furry One.

Bananas!!!  What the heck!  Cat's are weird, but eating bananas is going too far.

When my late kitty was still here, he used to sit just below the counter while food was being prepared, and sometimes try to reach up to the counter as if to steal from it. We learned eventually that if you showed him something he didn't eat (and h couldn't smell meat or fish), he'd lose interest. One day:

Joey: *Whining, begging, reaching up*
Me: *Holds out a piece of chopped banana* Joey, it's fruit, you don't eat this -
Joey: NOMNOMNOM
Me: ...Apparently you do.
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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1443 on: January 05, 2014, 03:34:33 PM »
Dear Lily,

Why, in the name of all that is fluffy and good, DID YOU EAT MY BANANAS?!

I had no breakfast thanks to you, cat. Keep your paws off my mini-nanners!

With gasted flabber,
the Not-Furry One.

Bananas!!!  What the heck!  Cat's are weird, but eating bananas is going too far.

When my late kitty was still here, he used to sit just below the counter while food was being prepared, and sometimes try to reach up to the counter as if to steal from it. We learned eventually that if you showed him something he didn't eat (and h couldn't smell meat or fish), he'd lose interest. One day:

Joey: *Whining, begging, reaching up*
Me: *Holds out a piece of chopped banana* Joey, it's fruit, you don't eat this -
Joey: NOMNOMNOM
Me: ...Apparently you do.

I've had that conversation for years with my cat.  He's never listened.  Bananas, grapes, tomatoes, carrot sticks, spaghetti sauce...you name it, he will eat it...except for tuna and salmon.  I have a cat that doesn't like fish.  ::)
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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1444 on: January 05, 2014, 03:47:28 PM »
Dear Lily,

Why, in the name of all that is fluffy and good, DID YOU EAT MY BANANAS?!

I had no breakfast thanks to you, cat. Keep your paws off my mini-nanners!

With gasted flabber,
the Not-Furry One.

Bananas!!!  What the heck!  Cat's are weird, but eating bananas is going too far.

When my late kitty was still here, he used to sit just below the counter while food was being prepared, and sometimes try to reach up to the counter as if to steal from it. We learned eventually that if you showed him something he didn't eat (and h couldn't smell meat or fish), he'd lose interest. One day:

Joey: *Whining, begging, reaching up*
Me: *Holds out a piece of chopped banana* Joey, it's fruit, you don't eat this -
Joey: NOMNOMNOM
Me: ...Apparently you do.

I've had that conversation for years with my cat.  He's never listened.  Bananas, grapes, tomatoes, carrot sticks, spaghetti sauce...you name it, he will eat it...except for tuna and salmon.  I have a cat that doesn't like fish.  ::)

LOL!

My youngest is a feline garbage can. He will eat most things in a heartbeat. I found out one day after he begged for some of my lunch that he does not like hot dogs. Nope, he likes the mustard. It is his official better-than-catnip-nomnom-givemesome food.

I have to agree with PastryGoddess. Cats are dang weird.
You are only young once. After that you have to think up some other excuse.

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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1445 on: January 05, 2014, 09:27:02 PM »
Dear Maya,

You are my darling girl, my baby, and I will love you forever....





But Yukiko is here to stay. Stop being a hissy missy. Yuki is perfectly nice and willing to be your friend.
I know you've been an only child for 6 years, but Yukiko needed a home, and a having a friend won't kill you.

Love,
Mommy and Daddy
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« Reply #1446 on: January 05, 2014, 11:30:12 PM »
Dear Princess,

If your curmudgeonly self injures delicate little baby Coffee Bean, you will be a catskin hat.  I love you, but you are evil incarnate.

Love,

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« Reply #1447 on: January 06, 2014, 07:26:31 AM »
Dear Lucy,

I know last week I asked you not to jump on top of Not-the-Mama .03 seconds after we were done playing scrabble.  That does not mean I want you to jump on us during the game itself!   :o  We will love on you when we're done, I promise.

Love,
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« Reply #1448 on: January 06, 2014, 11:45:02 AM »
Is this Yukiko?  Is she all black or does she have some markings?  How old is she?

I love pure black cats.  I started with Spooky (half Persian, half what jumped over the back fence) in the early 80's.  She stayed in California with my XH when I moved to Hawaii with current DH.  When we bought our condo, we adopted Midnight Kitty and Bootsie Collins, black and tuxedo sisters.  Midnight lived to 18, Bootsie to 19-1/2.  We adopted Buddy (aka WatchItBuster and NO!GetDown!) who is solid true black.  In direct sunlight, one could see the subtle tiger stripes in black and sable brown on MK & Bootsie.  If we had more room, we would be the crazy cat couple rescuing every black stray cat we could find.
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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1449 on: January 06, 2014, 12:18:36 PM »
Jack is also a stealth tabby. Indoors, he looks pure black. In sunlight, he's deep bronze with blue-black stripes.
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« Reply #1450 on: January 06, 2014, 01:48:01 PM »
Black-ish. Has some brownish/grey places.
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Re: S/O Dear Dog...Dear Cat
« Reply #1451 on: January 06, 2014, 02:16:36 PM »
Black-ish. Has some brownish/grey places.
She's a beauty in any light  ;D

Does the name Yukiko have a meaning in another language?  It sounds Japanese.
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« Reply #1452 on: January 06, 2014, 02:28:28 PM »
Black-ish. Has some brownish/grey places.
She's a beauty in any light  ;D

Does the name Yukiko have a meaning in another language?  It sounds Japanese.
It is, and it means Snow Child... ;D

Maya is named for a video game character from the Persona series, so Yukiko is as well.
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« Reply #1453 on: January 07, 2014, 02:57:01 PM »
Dear Mitten,

I know you miss Cassie. We do too. And daddy and I are both happy to give you as many cuddles and scritches as you need.

But you don't have to cry every time we leave the  house. Cassie may be gone, but we will come back. Every time. I promise.

Love,

Mum

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« Reply #1454 on: January 07, 2014, 03:22:55 PM »
Dear Coffee Bean,

I suspect that I will need to start calling you Coffee Pot sometime soon.  You have started eating until your little tummy is round and tight. 

Love,
Human mom.