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Hi,

Happy holidays.

I appear to be playing fetch with Thorn.

These cats...
Tom
bluegargantua: (Default)
Hi,

Happy holidays.

I appear to be playing fetch with Thorn.

These cats...
Tom
bluegargantua: (Default)
Hi,

Watching Ash manhandle her way to the top of her Christmas present (when she could easily get up there in a one big jump) is hilarious. Patient Thorn is content to look on and learn from Ash's mistakes.

...and it appears she has.

Anyway, I'm hoping that even after the novelty factor wears off, they'll be content to play on it and scratch it up to the benefit of everything else we own. I should probably salt it with a bit of catnip in the near future.

later
Tom
bluegargantua: (Default)
Hi,

Watching Ash manhandle her way to the top of her Christmas present (when she could easily get up there in a one big jump) is hilarious. Patient Thorn is content to look on and learn from Ash's mistakes.

...and it appears she has.

Anyway, I'm hoping that even after the novelty factor wears off, they'll be content to play on it and scratch it up to the benefit of everything else we own. I should probably salt it with a bit of catnip in the near future.

later
Tom
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Hi,

So this morning we woke up to discover we were short one cat. The fear was that she had escaped outside sometime during the night, because our back door was open, but we took a look around. Quickly ascertaining that no Thorn was to be found inside, I grabbed a spare jingle ball and went out.

I found her beneath the deck and she came over to the jingle ball. She was very unhappy about being picked up and returned to the drab confines of her home -- I now sport an impressive stigmata on my right hand.

Going out for groceries today I figured out how she got loose. Our back door has a screen door in front of it. This screen door isn't well attached and in strong gusts of wind will easily pop loose and swing back and forth. This we knew. What we did not know was that if the back door isn't locked, the air pressure of the closing screen door is just enough to open the back door a smidge. That smidge is more than enough for a determined kitty to worry at until it opens all the way and then she simply steps out.

So we're going to have to start locking the cats in full time.

Thorn seems none the worse for wear for her big adventure.

later
Tom
bluegargantua: (Default)
Hi,

So this morning we woke up to discover we were short one cat. The fear was that she had escaped outside sometime during the night, because our back door was open, but we took a look around. Quickly ascertaining that no Thorn was to be found inside, I grabbed a spare jingle ball and went out.

I found her beneath the deck and she came over to the jingle ball. She was very unhappy about being picked up and returned to the drab confines of her home -- I now sport an impressive stigmata on my right hand.

Going out for groceries today I figured out how she got loose. Our back door has a screen door in front of it. This screen door isn't well attached and in strong gusts of wind will easily pop loose and swing back and forth. This we knew. What we did not know was that if the back door isn't locked, the air pressure of the closing screen door is just enough to open the back door a smidge. That smidge is more than enough for a determined kitty to worry at until it opens all the way and then she simply steps out.

So we're going to have to start locking the cats in full time.

Thorn seems none the worse for wear for her big adventure.

later
Tom
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I think Ash is perfectly happy getting wet. We may have to find some other control method for her. Thorn, on the other hand, has it down to a science.

later
Tom

p.s. Aggressive scoop schedule appears to be working well.

p.p.s. Lost the stupid little plastic bit down the drain. Again. This time permanently gone. Much wailing and swearing and so forth. Luckily it doesn't appear to be a crucial component as the fountain still works.
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I think Ash is perfectly happy getting wet. We may have to find some other control method for her. Thorn, on the other hand, has it down to a science.

later
Tom

p.s. Aggressive scoop schedule appears to be working well.

p.p.s. Lost the stupid little plastic bit down the drain. Again. This time permanently gone. Much wailing and swearing and so forth. Luckily it doesn't appear to be a crucial component as the fountain still works.
bluegargantua: (Default)
Hi,

So Ash is leaning up against my leg and she's falling asleep. Only her head isn't really supported, so it slowly rolls back until it's uncomfortable enough that she moves her head...only for it to s l o w l y roll back again. Too cute, too funny.

Ah, she's finally moved to a more reasonable sleeping configuration.

later
Tom
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Hi,

So Ash is leaning up against my leg and she's falling asleep. Only her head isn't really supported, so it slowly rolls back until it's uncomfortable enough that she moves her head...only for it to s l o w l y roll back again. Too cute, too funny.

Ah, she's finally moved to a more reasonable sleeping configuration.

later
Tom
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Hey,

So here's our new houseguests feline overlords:

AshNThorn1

The one on the left is Ash and the one on the right is Thorn. As an aside, it's very hard to capture kittens at rest.

One more shot:

AshNThorn2

later
Tom
bluegargantua: (Default)
Hey,

So here's our new houseguests feline overlords:

AshNThorn1

The one on the left is Ash and the one on the right is Thorn. As an aside, it's very hard to capture kittens at rest.

One more shot:

AshNThorn2

later
Tom
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Dear Thorn:

I know, I know, big new house and crazy mad life-changes yo. And, to be fair, the plastic garbage bag might have "seemed" like you could ruck it up the way you do litter. But you weren't even 2 feet away from the actual litterbox. Let's try and make an effort next time, hey?

Love,
Tom
bluegargantua: (Default)
Dear Thorn:

I know, I know, big new house and crazy mad life-changes yo. And, to be fair, the plastic garbage bag might have "seemed" like you could ruck it up the way you do litter. But you weren't even 2 feet away from the actual litterbox. Let's try and make an effort next time, hey?

Love,
Tom

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