Walk Through The Web Wednesday 7/27

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Hello There Furiends,
I hope all is well in your neck of the the woods. We are surrounded by fires in our neck of the woods as are some of our blogging furiends. Today we’re thinking about  Barb, Alex, Marv, JoJo, Kozmo and Cinnamon from Cats-Astrophic Events. Today is Marv’s birthday and normally you’d see a big pawty and celebration on their blog but the fire in their area has knocked out the internet so it’s up to the rest of us to celebrate! The official pawty is taking place at Zoolatry so if you’d like to leave birthday wishes for Marv, head on over there and he’ll be able to see all his birthday wishes after he’s back on the web. And if you want to know more about Marv, check out his video on our Cat Chat segment. He has some pawsome things to say.

Oliver, Lily and I were busy celebrating holidays this week, some have passed and some are coming up so we thought we’d share some of our special holiday photos.

July 24th
Ollie is getting in touch with his fierce side for this July 29 holiday
Brothers and best furiends, International Day of Friendship 7/30
Oliver gets in touch with his “geek” side on World Wide Web Day 8/01

Well, that’s enough holidays for now, we’ll share some more next week. Now let’s see what feline newsworthy items we found on the web this week.

Massachusetts woman’s lost cat turns up six years later

I love happy endings and this ending is really happy! A lady in Massachusetts was heartbroken when her cat escaped from her third-floor condo through a loose window screen.

Margaret Kudzma’s cat, Mini Max, escaped in 2015, and she did everything she could to find the cat, posters, online posts and newspaper ads, all to no avail.  

Kudzma even ended up founding her own nonprofit rescue group, The Rescue Business, in 2016 when the search for Mini Max led her to discover a large colony of feral cats living in her neighborhood.

Needless to say, she was shocked when she received a phone call from Dr. Samantha Simonelli, a Wakefield veterinarian who found her information on the microchip of a cat that had been brought in with ear mites.

Kudzma learned Mini Max had been spotted in Revere, where a family fed the feline for several months before moving him into their house. They brought him to the vet when they noticed his ear mites, and that’s when the microchip information was discovered.

“A true miracle has occurred,” Kudzma said in a Facebook post. “Thank you everyone who participated in this search!”

Kudzma said she is having Mini Max thoroughly examined to ensure he does not have any other health issues or lingering injuries from his jump out of her third-floor window.

Humans, I can’t say this enough. When you find a kitty think LOST not stray and get that cat to someplace where they can see if the feline is microchipped.

A Colorado Springs plant store’s shop cat brings smiles to whoever walks in

Working cats rock and Marley draws customers to Summerland Gardens in Colorado Springs for the plants-and the feline. Marley is a hard worker, on the job every day either at the front counter, hanging out in a box of seeds or patrolling the place, looking for pets and skritches.

The owner of Summerland Gardens, Julie McIntyre said she never wanted a shop cat. She had a shop dog and felt she’d reached her animal quota.  That changed twelve years ago when she met Marley.

She called him Marley because he’s so mellow and easy going. He waltzes around the business as though he’s the one that runs the place. Marley is king of all he surveys.

Customers can enjoy “Marley Mondays”  and post Marley photos on Instagram. Now there are even Marley stickers for sale at the shop with all proceeds going to cat shelters.

Marley is working hard to reduce stress and bring happiness to all who visit Summerland Gardens. Paws up for Marley, doing his job and making his little corner of the world a better place.

Animal Shelter Creates Hilarious Bio for Cat Called Dave

Hey, I get it. It’s hard to come up with spiffy descriptions of all the kitties in the shelter who are looking for their forever home. And sometimes, you humans have to let loose and have some fun, just like the human at The Cats Cradle Shelter in Fargo, N.D.

The description reads, “Look at him, he’s a perfect Dave. The kind of Dave who’s quiet, calm and sometimes overlooked, but is the best neighbor on the block.” And the shelter also listed some of Dave’s talents such as,  “Dave will snow-blow your drive before you come home from a winter vacation, so you can drive right into your garage, Dave will keep an eye on your house every day when you take the kids to California for a week.”

And if those talents aren’t enough the shelter continues, “Dave will shop-vac your carpets and set up fans when the sump pump quits and your basement floods a little bit, two days before you are due to fly home. He’ll call your shared insurance guy, take pictures, get everything cleaned up, and not tell you until you get home, because he doesn’t want to ruin your trip.” And Dave doesn’t do anything half-way when it comes to caring for his humans, “Dave will make sure there’s beer in the fridge and tells nice fishing tales. “Adopt Dave. He’s too good for this world,”

Well, it looks like someone may have adopted Dave because we sent our Purrsonal Assistant to the shelter page to see if Dave was still there but he is gone. We sure hope he’s relaxing with his new humans in his forever home in North Dakota.

Rescue cats inspire mental health author to create tool for navigating change

Mental health clinician, Dianne Salvador had her mind and heart changed when she rescued L’il Fox and Ming Ming. As she got to know her felines, she realized that her kitties could help others navigate change and wrote a book called Cat Shapes  as a tool to help with change.  She says that the knack cats have to transform captured her imagination and she thought the cat’s ability to adapt could help humans too.

She observed her feiines and identified 28 shapes (or ways of approaching a situation) used by cats.

Ms. Salvador wants to turn change into a positive and she feels that using the example of cats will help to do that.

*Note, I sent our Purrsonal Assistant all over the inter-web to find a link to this book and the one I’ve included is the only one she could find.

See 8 ‘purr-fect’ Portland cat patios in person or online: 2021 Catio Tour fundraiser

Meowza, what a great fund raising idea! We have a garden tour in our neck of the woods every summer and it’s a great fundraiser. This catio tour is brilliant! And, the stories about the catios on the tour are pretty interesting. Take, for instance, Sheryl Hirschbein who wanted a safe playground for her felines, Goober and Mango. Her kitties got an Asian inspired catio connected to 80 feet of sky bridges. Oh my whiskers, that place sounds like kitty heaven.

Mango and Goober have identification microchips on their collars that open the flaps to let them in their catio (and keep other critters out).  I’d say Goober and Mango are living their best life for sure as are the other catio owning felines in Portland.

This tour is produced by The Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon and Portland Audubon (to encourage cat owners to build catios and keep the felines from going after birds). If you are in the Portland area you can purchase tickets at Cats Safe at Home Campaign.

And, if you would like to build a catio for  your own feline furiends, there are some good ideas in the article.  If you live in a place like our neck of the woods where winter is snowy and chilly, you may want to consider a “popup catio” like we have at our house.

Walk Through The Web Wednesday 7/7

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Hello Furiends,

It looks like there are weather issues in everyone’s neck of the woods this week. We’re purraying for our friends who are waiting for the hurricane to pass and for those of us suffering unusual heat, hang in there.

The air cooler The Human ordered finally arrived. As you can tell from this photo, it’s a hit with me!

Lily enjoys the evenings when it cools down enough to open the windows.

Lily also enjoys snoopervising whatever is going on in the kitchen.

And Oliver? Well, Ollie is just hanging around being Ollie and any chance for a nap is good for him, even when it’s hot!

So furiends, stay safe, stay cool and nap whenever you can!

Netflix’s next documentary star is the world’s greatest ‘cat rapper’

Beginning today, Netflix will show a 6-part docuseries called Cat People. There are all kinds of breeds of feline lovers like rescue workers, veterinarians, cat café owners and one of this feline’s favorites, Moshow, the cat rapper!

Moshow isn’t only a cat rapper, he puts his love of cats to good use as he promotes adoption for the Oregon Humane Society and is a participant in the Million Cat Challenge.

The Tribe gives Moshow paws up and says, “Rap on our furiend”. Enjoy the video and visit the full article for more Moshow feline rapping.

Woman woos stray cat

MOL! This could happen to our Human as she’s blind as a bat without her glasses. Claudia Hankin was enjoying sitting on her porch and reading on evening. She was delighted when she noticed a shy, little gray cat hanging out on her porch.

She doesn’t wear her glasses when she reads so she didn’t have a good view of the cat but she did the “psst, psst, here kitty” thing to try and get the cat close enough to pet.

Imagine her surprise when the “cat” got close enough to her for her to realize it wasn’t a cat at all but a possum! Hankin grabbed her phone to get a photo but as soon as the flash went off, the timid creature headed back to the woods.

I’m wondering , now that the human has extended the hand of friendship, if the possum will attempt to continue their relationship.

How to cool cats down in hot weather

Oliver). Signs of heat exhaustion are rapid breathing, lethargy, staggering movements, vomiting, red tongue and mouth, and a high temperature.

Thank goodness we cats sweat through our paw pads and we will attempt to disperse our body heat by moving to a cooler spot and drinking lots of water.  

Now if your feline is extra furry they will be looking for heat relief but even the less furry of us appreciate some help.

Here are some ideas to help your kitty be more comfortable when the weather is too warm.

1. Freeze cat treats
If you like those tasty Churu mousse like treats or Delectables, tell your human to put a few in the freezer and voila-cat popsicles!

2. Provide an outdoor cat house.
If you find your feline lounging on the hot pavement, try a cat house that is more elevated and that offers some shade.

3. Make your own frozen cat treat.
Drain some tuna juice (water from the canned tuna), add a bit more water and pour into an ice cube tray. Tasty!

4. Consider a cat cooling mat
They make these for dogs but they work for cats too. If you have multiple felines, get a large mat so everyone can lounge on it.

5. Get a pet water fountain
Having  plenty of fresh water is important during warmer months. Water fountains provide a regular supply of flowing water.

.6. Put ice cubes in water
Our Tribe loves this and, after we’ve had a nice cool drink, we like to swat the ice cubes around.

7. Make your own DIY cat cooling towel
Save the money for cat treats and just paper towels for DIY cooling towels.

9. Consider a catio
Make sure there is plenty of shade and cool water available.

10. Make sure your windows are safe
If you leave your windows open use netting frames that fit over the windows or doors to keep your cat safe and your home cooler.

12. Daily grooming
Cats with thick coats will especially appreciate frequent grooming.

14. Freeze a bottle of water.
Freeze the bottle, wrap it in a towel and place it where your cat likes to hang out

And remember, no matter how much your do, you may still have some dramatic felines in your home like Oliver.

Keeping cats safe in your yard

There is a lot of talk about catios, heck, I’ve reported on some fantastic ones myself but if you humans are adverse to attaching something to your home (especially if you have snowy winters) you might like this idea.

Happy Paws Out is a cat-proof fencing system that allows your felines to enjoy your yard and not pull a Houdini maneuver to escape. This can be installed on all kinds of fences or, 2D panels can be installed to close open garden areas.

You can go the  DIY route or take advantage of their installation services (if you live in Ireland, that is). Purrsonally, I like the idea of fencing everyone in, not just the felines!

Meet Smokey, One of the First Cats to Beat FIP!

Oh my whiskers, if there ever was a time and a cat to celebrate, this is it! Smokey has been through quite a bit in his life. He was rescued when he was found in a field, sick and without his mother. He was diagnosed with feline infectious peritonitis or FIP  which is a disease that is almost always fatal in cats. But our furiend Smokey defied all the odds and is one of the first cats to ever be cured of this nasty disease!

Smokey’s human, Peter, started ZenByCat which is a non-profit organization raising funds for further FIP research. Smokey is the organizations poster cat.  Peter says that Smokey’s purpose is to give hope to people. You can follow Smokey and his siblings on their Instagram account.

Paws Up award by FelineOpines.net for humans who do amazing things for cats

The healthy Smokey spends his days walking on his wheel and playing with his 24 feline siblings.   Peter adopts as many cats as he can to give them a happy home and, as a talented general contractor, he’s been able to modify his home with cat walks to create the best cat jungle him ever.     

We give this human our Paws Up award and say concatulations to Smokey for beating this disease!   

                                                                                                                                 

Walk Through The Web Wednesday 6/12

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Hello Furiends,
It finally warmed up at bit here. Tucker , Oliver and the rest of the Tribe have been waiting for some warmth and sun puddles. I’m more of a “go with the flow” kinda’ guy and I’ve just been hanging out on the cat tree, waiting for summer.

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“Just me hanging out and waiting for some warm summer weather.” Alberto

I hope you enjoy this week’s web stories.
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This Cat is Chonky: The fat-cat Facebook group lifting humans from despair

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“I’m not chonky, I have big bones.” Oliver

Chonky is a fantastic Facebook Group and  founder Tori Diaz says she receives messages from group members who want her to know how Chonky has cheered them up during their most stressful moments. “What hit me the hardest,” Diaz says, “were the people responding saying the group has helped them through suicidal thoughts, depression and severe medical problems.”

What I like about Chonky is that rudeness and judgment are not allowed, in other words, no chonk shaming.

I sent the Female Human over to the page to see if she can join. I think this would be a purrfect place for Oliver to hang out.

Cat Goes to Groomer for a Haircut, Leaves Looking Like the Feline Version of a Slinky

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I often hear The Female Human meowing about her latest haircut but this is ridiculous. This cat (named Oliver) was taken to the groomers by his human grandfather and evidently the human thought this cut was a great idea. His human was not happy and posted about Oliver’s debacle on Twitter. Oh the humiliation, the shame. Poor Oliver! Good thing Oliver is a handsome fellow despite his ridiculous hairdo!

Vancouver Luxury Catios

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Summer is coming and it’s catio time. A catio is a cat patio and the purrfect place for a feline to safely enjoy the great outdoors. The Vancouver SPCA ran a contest and lucky Canadian felines were the recipients of 6 catios.

There are all kinds of cations, some are fancier than some human’s outside space. The Tribe of Five has a pop up cation what we enjoy very much. We wrote about it in a two part blog post.

A chic Houston house where all the residents are cats

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An amazing human named Patti Thomas turned her home over to felines needing their furever home. Her premise was that cats needed a comfortable environment to make them more house friendly and calm. This project was so successful she has donated another home as a cat shelter.

The home is decorated beautifully in ’50s-style teal and brown, complete with matching throw rugs. A leather couch faces a fireplace; a basket of cat magazines stands nearby. In the kitchen, a turquoise coffee machine shares counter space resident felines. The air is fresh and redolent of lavender thanks to constant cleaning by volunteers.

We give this idea our “Paws Up” award.

Whiskas Pet Food’s Interactive Voice Assistant Encourages Kids’ Curiosity

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I have to admit, I’m still trying to understand why a cat food company created a purrsonal assistant but still, the thing sounds cool. Since cats are curious, Whiskas decided to create a purrsonal assistant that’s curious too. It’s called Mia and Mia asks questions rather than answers them.

Mia works using a motion sensor. When she senses that humans are nearby, the kitty assistant will start a conversation, asking questions about a whole variety of topics that kids will find interesting and offering multiple-choice answers. Mia is 3D-printed and comes in Whiskas’ signature colors of white and purple.

We told our staff to try and find out how much this little item costs but so far, no luck.

 

Walk Through The Web Wednesday 8/1

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Hello Furiends,
It’s time to meander down the Internet Highway and see what fabulous feline news is out there. I hope you enjoy this week’s stories.
Purrs & Head Bonks,
Siamese cat with blue eyes

London’s Catfest, London’s Answer to CatCon – Katzenworld

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I have reported on CatCon, a truly fabulous feline festival and now those moggy-loving humans across the pond are giving CatCon a run for it’s money.  The promo says that CatFest will bring stylish buzz-worthy cat products, inspiring talks, books & art, music, fancy dress (that’s what the folks across the pond call “costumes”) vegan street food, cat-themed cakes and cocktails..all while helping cats in need. Meowza! Those folks know how img_2054to throw a purrfectly fabulous pawty! While The Female Human was oohing and aahing over the cat related jewelry and clothing, The Male Human decided the “Howler” cat house that looks like an amp is the cat’s meow. And since my brother Oliver and I are quite mewsical and especially enjoy the days The Male Human changes his guitar strings, we think this would be a purrfect addition to our house!

 

 

17 Cat Owners Who Set The Bar Extremely High – Buzzfeed

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Every one of my feline furiends must insist their humans read this article! The Tribe of Five  can’t decide which we like the best. I am purrsonally fond of the human who hired an interior designer to create cat space for his felines. Lily loves the built in catio (we have a pop up tent thingy but it doesn’t hold a candle to this amazing space). Oliver thinks the birthday pawties are nice as does Tucker (anything that includes food is top on the list for those two). Jasmine thinks the tent and tablet is the least humans can do for their felines in residence! What’s your favorite?

Missing Pet Parakeet Rescued By Neighbor’s Cat – US Magazine

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Now I will be the first feline to give credit where credit is due but methinks making this cat a rescuer might be stretching the truth a tad. While it’s true that Rosie Bloom, a little budgie had been missing for 7 weeks, the fact that 7-month old feline Bear showed up with said budgie in his mouth could not be strictly described as a rescue. You see, our furiend Bear,, who lives about a mile away from the Budgie and her humans, is in the habit of delivering mice and other birds to his family. Fortunately, for all involved, the screaming budgie was removed from Bear’s mouth and eventually found her way home via a Facebook post. Hero or not, Bear did perpetrate the rescue of this feathered friend and everyone lived happily ever after. The end.

It Turns Our Cats And Dogs Get Along Fine – Mother Nature Network

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Finally after years of us felines getting a bad rap about our ability to coexist with canines, the truth comes out. A new study in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior — one that uniquely looks at the relationship between cats and dogs sharing the same home — suggests we get along just fine. The researchers surveyed 748 households with canines and felines.  These homes were located all over the world in places like the good old U.S of A, Europe, Australia and more. Over 80% of those folks said that the inter-species relationships were just fine.  And how many said that there were relationship issues in their homes, only 3%. So folks if you’ve been wanting to adopt a dog to add to your feline household or a cat to add to your canine household, get to the shelter and do it now!

Reading Program Lowers Anxiety Within Cats, Kids – KFox14

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I’ve heard a lot about great programs where little humans go to libraries or shelters and read to dogs. Now, don’t get me wrong, I think this is a noble and pawsome thing to do (they do it at our local shelter too), but I’ve had my whiskers in a bit of a twist because I never heard or read anything about the benefits of little humans reading to shelter cats. Until now that is.  This program doesn’t just improve social skills for the little humans but for the felines as well. It also helps to calm cats and help relieve the stress they feel because shelters can be stressful places. Does your shelter have a program to read to cats? Tell us about it! If you don’t and want to learn more, check out El Paso Animal Services Facebook page.

 

 

Walk Through The Web Wednesday 4/4

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Hello Friends,
Alberto here. Boy have we been busy with the April Blogging A to Z Challenge. My little feline noggin is getting tired looking for new ideas to write about every day. You know we felines are not overly excited about working under pressure but we committed to do the thing and The Tribe of Five believes in following through with our commitments. The Female Human is a bit cranky about all the typing though.
Purrs & Head Bonks,
Siamese cat with blue eyes

Man Has Genius Plan to Feed Cat When Keys are Misplaced – LAD Bible

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Let me just say that this is one of the nightmares The Tribe of Five has every time the Humans go away. Humans, PLEASE make sure that the cat feeder has keys before you leave town. Evidently, someone from work was going to drop the keys through the mail slot of the neighbor’s door so they could feed the cat. Except it was the wrong door and the neighbor had no key. What did the neighbor do? Their solution was quite innovative but let this be a lesson to all you humans!

Boy Bullied Because of His Unusual Eyes Finds Purrfect Friend – Love What Matters

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We felines will never understand why you humans bully. Granted, we felines will mix it up a bit now and then but it’s only for play. The little boy’s parents were shown a photo from a rescue in Minnesota. Now mind you any cat photo is worth another look but this cat was extra special! The kitty had a cleft lip and heterochromia iridum (different colored eyes) just like the little boy Madden. The boy’s parents knew that cat was destined to be a part of their family. Some kind friends helped the family fund the road trip from Oklahoma to Minnesota. If there ever was a match made in heaven, this one is it. We give this story a 2-paws up and wish Madden and his feline friend many happy years!

What Your Cat’s DNA Can Tell You – LifeHacker

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We felines are curious things. I mean, look at me and my brother Oliver. One of us looks like a pure-bred Siamese and the other, hmmm, is a stocky black and white feline with a heart over his eye. Our Humans often say they’d love to know the story of every Tribe of Five member but because we were all rescues they have no history about us.  And then there’s our strange behaviors like why do we all run and hide when a human sneezes, why do some of us love beef and the others turn their noses up at it, and there are lots more questions the Humans would like to have answered.

Now not all of your questions about your fabulous felines can be answered but you can get more information about them from Basepaws, a company that says through a DNA kit, you can learn about your feline’s ancestry and their habits.

Our humans were intrigued by this article because the human who wrote it said that the kit covers several areas such as health, ancestry, predicting traits, physical traits and more.  Can you imagine what our Humans could learn about us? Now that I think about it, I’m not so sure I want them to know all our secrets!

Catios Are The Newest Way to Spoil Your Felines – Simplemost

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I’ve reported on catios before but they are becoming more of a “thing” and, as felines who enjoy the out of doors safely at our house, I thought this article was great, offering many options for you humans to choose from. Our Humans didn’t want a permanent structure built on the house (and during times when we have 6 months of winter I can understand) so they got us a “pop-up” catio that can be moved from the upstairs deck to downstairs by the waterfall or on the front porch. We blogged about it if you want to see what our catio is like. So my feline friends, tell your humans to get you a catio posthaste!

Crazy Cat Guy – PeopleMusic

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When The Female Human read this article she said, “Hah, I knew it! There are crazy cat guys too!” Now I am confused as to why The Female Human found this surprising, after all, she’s married to a crazy cat guy…but I digress.

The singer, Granger Smith recently wrote a parody of his song, “It Happens  Like That” titled, “I happen to like cats” and we think it’s quite a catchy tune. The best part about this song is that he and his crew took over a cat cafe to film the video and this wasn’t some publicity stunt, Granger Smith DOES like cats! Meow!

 

 

 

Our Very Own Catio-Part 1

Hello All,
1212010 003Tucker here. I am writing to tell you about the human’s latest attempt to enrich our lives and make us happy.  This weekend, a long box arrived which contained a catio.

I must go on record here, I do not think a catio is necessary for some of us. I am the Alpha in the Tribe of Five and have done supervised outdoor excursions just fine. Just because there were two little falling off the upstairs balcony incidents, does not mean that I need a catio to enjoy the great out of doors. And just because little Oliver went flying over the short wall in the living room to land downstairs does not necessarily mean that he needs a catio. (Well, maybe Oliver could use one but for those of us who are older and wiser, no catio is needed).

catio1But I digress. The humans opened the box. I sat on my favorite chair and supervised while Oliver and Alberto raced over to check things out. Those kittens are very “paws on” when it comes to a project.   As the humans attempted to extract the items from the box, the kittens carefully inspected everything.catio3

catio4The first thing we noticed was that the humans had received a box in a box, very cool and very thoughtful of the humans to order extra boxes!  This is a photo of the second box., which contained the catio item. Evidently the catio is called “Happy Habitat”, I’ll be the judge as to whether a tent is happy or a habitat. Frankly, I cannot see me squeezing all of my 16 pounds into anything small enough to fit in that box!

 

catio5The humans extracted a long bag from the second box. As you can see, Alberto is a bit perplexed as to how this can be happy or a habitat. Look at that long skinny bag, even the svelte and lanky Alberto would be hard pressed to fit into it. Humans, you may have wasted your money!

But then something interesting happened. The humans pulled a big black net-thing from that long skinny bag. Oliver was there catio6to inspect every inch of it and to help. of course.

 

The humans spent considerable time reading the paper that was sewn into the black bag. They pulled and tugged and mumbled  and then all of a sudden that flat, netting thing popped up into a big tent. The humans were rethinking their plan of setting up the Happy Habitat in the house. I must say, I was impressed that something that big came out of that skinny black bag!

The female human unzipped the door in the front and the kittens wasted no time in running in and inspecting the inside of the apparatus. They were quite intrigued and gave catio7it a paws up.  The humans then set themselves the task of removing the kittens and learning how to collapse the tent and fit it back in the skinny black bag. Although I love the humans, I have to say they were a bit slow in figuring it out. Finally, they saw the two (clearly marked with orange) tags where they were supposed to squeeze, when they squeezed, the whole thing folded up and all they had to do was wrap the netting around it to get it back in the narrow black bag.

Once the humans were confident in their ability to open and close the Happy Habitat. they took it out on the upstairs deck and popped it open. They then unzipped the door and invited us all to enter. Oliver and Al wasted no time in heading in and Lily joined them as well. I, on the other hand, had no interest in being in a tent with those three so I sauntered away back into the house.

Our upstairs deck isn’t tiny and that tent took up a lot of space which did make it roomy enough for three felines. I heard the human saying something about putting a bed and a carpet covered perch in there. Now, if they say they’ll be filling the habitat with snacks, I just might be persuaded to check it out.

This is the end of my first report, stay tuned for more and here’s a short video of Alberto, Oliver and Lily enjoying the great outdoors on our upstairs deck. Evidently the humans also ordered some sort of net tunnel that connects to the Habitat (like I’m going to squeeze myself through a tunnel, I think not!)

Until next time, your friend,
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