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Old 08-30-2007, 08:13 AM   #15
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Robert that was just too funny! I hope that you were able to copy paste that.

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Old 08-30-2007, 08:21 AM   #16
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I love that - "How Did Dogs Come To Be". Linda and I have 2 Siamese cats (14+ years old) and a Chesapeake Bay Retreiver (almost 5). The cats know how to get Buckeye going. He is so loyal and loveable, a little slow and little hard headed. I took him to obedience school when he was around 1, I was not sure we were going to graduate - its a good thing it was a "No Chessy Left Behind" school.
Here is the crew on our 13000 mile around the US trip this summer.

Pets are great....and what we wouldn't do for them?

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WOW! I am hoping that I can get my Dog and cats to do this.
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Old 08-30-2007, 08:39 AM   #17
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Over the years have had several cats and dogs. Used to train dogs in a past life. No pets right now but the neighbors cats come over almost every day to be combed. They know I don't comb them in the front yard so if they see me out they get my attention and then run to the back. I figure it helps to lower my blood pressure.
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Old 08-30-2007, 09:03 AM   #18
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The Cat that Walked by Himself

All dog lovers (me) and cat lovers should re-read Kipling's 'Cat that walked by himself' from his Just So Stories. It's a quick read and will tickle many a rib! I'll bet more than a few of you read it to children in your life...
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Old 08-30-2007, 10:17 AM   #19
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What a wise little story! Thanks for pointing it out, I have never read that one.
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Old 08-30-2007, 11:43 AM   #20
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I figure it helps to lower my blood pressure.
I always say that if you are stressed you need to pet a cat a few times from head to tail. Somehow the worries / stress seems to fly away each time your hand reaches the end of the tail. Of course it may take a few repeats of the action to be totally relieved.
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Old 11-16-2007, 07:05 PM   #21
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Don't you just love that same cute look a cat has.... whether it's a swirling fall leaf or an Axe Murderer?
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Old 11-16-2007, 09:14 PM   #22
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Yep, there's just something about a cat at times that makes you wonder "okay, what the heck are you up to now" as the little fur ball suddenly becomes extremely affectionate and out of character. A quick check around the house doesn't show any signs of fur balls, or other surprises like a dead meese dragged in from outside, so then what could it be.... . Heavens, it couldn't be that "someone" is needing attention could it?

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I've always said that cats are God's favorite animal - just look at the life they lead!

btw - we have both dogs and cats, and our home would feel empty without them.

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