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Old 01-06-2010, 08:51 PM   #21
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We quite haven't figured out our little Chihuahua Dixie. For the first six months of her life she slept in the laundry room and was content. Then DW started missing her previous puppy Sadie (Chihuahua) who always slept in the bed. So DW got Dixie to sleep in the bed with her and they are content. DW and I get up a couple times a night (urgent needs) but Dixie sleeps through it all. I get up about six and have a hard time getting Dixie out from the covers to go outside. Don't know how that little bladder makes it through the night. She amazes me. I put her right back under the covers and whe sleeps till eight when DW finally arises.
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Old 01-07-2010, 09:42 AM   #22
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Casanova has been sleeping under the covers and by the heat vent on top of the kitchen cabinets....sometimes, he sits on top of the DVD player or the TV....but he has a propensity for falling off those too and looking really silly!
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Absolutely!

Princess (the tabby) lays ON the laptop all the time. I'm constantly scooting her off; she is forever making changes to my settings with her little kitty paws as she jumps off. I'm gonna have to get a pic of her on it now.
That first picture makes me wish we had a cat. But what is that on your touchpad??

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That first picture makes me wish we had a cat. But what is that on your touchpad??
Oh, I forgot all about that! (that's my old laptop)

The touchpad was oversensitive, and as I was typing, my thumbs would touch on it, causing the curser to jump all around on whatever I was typing...leading to typos and significant annoyance. I adjusted it to make it the least sensitive to pressure, yet it continued to be quite problematic.

So the easy fix was cut out a piece of thick paper and tape it over it. Worked perfectly!
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It's been a very cold few days here in the South and the cats have been staying close to the electric radiator.

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My late beloved kitty loved to sleep behind the tv in the entertainment cabinet. She generally would come out if the sound was too loud for her sensitive ears.

However, as she got older, the sound apparently didn't bother her. One time, she crawled behind the set and she was so well hidden by a bunch of cables and a huge surge protector that I couldn't see her at all. After several hours, when she hadn't come out for her dinner or respond to our calls, I thought she had gotten out of the house.

I was very upset as the night was very cold...but I quickly made a bunch of "missing cat" posters and spent the next hour or so posting them around the neighborhood.

I got home and was sitting on the sofa when the cat came out from behind the tv, stretching like she had been sleeping for hours, and meowing for her dinner.

Then I had to go out and take down all the missing cat posters!
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Poundkey you really should submit photo that to cuteoverload.com.

While my cats snuggle a lot with me and will spend hours enjoying the sun, I wonder if cats are more affection in the winter.? Not having winter I don't really know.

But what do you all think are the little furballs friendlier when it is cold?
My critter is definitely more affectionate in the cold weather.
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That particular router is popular with another cat around here:
A previous cat liked to sleep on top of the TV/Cable box.
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Funny! Showed to my cats and they said "been there, done that"
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Has anybody's pet tried a SnuggleSafe Microwave Heat pad?

SnuggleSafe Microwave Heat Pad

Looks promising.
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I need one to warm up MY bed!
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Has anybody's pet tried a SnuggleSafe Microwave Heat pad?

SnuggleSafe Microwave Heat Pad

Looks promising.
I wish I had known about this a few years ago when my elderly cat was still alive. He had severe arthritis in his last few years, and I was trying to do everything I could to keep him comfortable. I had a fabric bag filled with rice, which I'd heat in the microwave. I used to place it up against his back, and it seemed to stay warm for an hour or two. It would have been great to have something that stayed warm for so long.
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People keep cats as pets?

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Dogs must be different, ours seem to prefer being cool. Given a warm spot, our female dog will lay on the tile floor in the kitchen instead, presumably because it's cooler.

Our male used to lay on the floor grate blocking A/C to the family room to get cooler. We discovered it one day watching TV and DW and I wondered to each other why it was so warm in the room - only to notice the silly dog completely covering the floor vent, sound asleep.

You gotta love the house-critters no matter what kind.
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Not exactly. Cats keep their people.
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Not exactly. Cats keep their people.
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LOL, I'll reply to this post,just as soon as I replace the food Miss Rosa Parks doesn't like with Fancy Feast.
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I know it's an old thread......98 in the shade on the patio, 80 inside with the a/c running continuously, prob. the hottest day of the year. All 3 cats prefer 98 in the shade , to 80 inside
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Given their fur coats, I am starting to think our kitties are part reptilian.
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