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« Reply #80 on: March 15, 2020, 09:00:52 AM »
Not our cat; but how she sees herself:


...as Thor's little sister?   ;)

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« Reply #81 on: March 17, 2020, 05:57:02 AM »
Photo developed from glass plate negative found in little girl's "time capsule" created 120 years ago:



https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IoDj4mXdqmc
Thanks for posting this!  That was cool to watch!  :)

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« Reply #83 on: April 10, 2020, 03:39:02 PM »
My cat has a trick worked out. When the bed is unmade I play the red dot on it with her. So sometimes she sees me and runs partway up the stairs. If I follow she runs to the bedroom door and waits. Then she runs to the bed and waits while I get the laser pointer.

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« Reply #84 on: April 11, 2020, 05:48:57 AM »
My cat has a trick worked out. When the bed is unmade I play the red dot on it with her. So sometimes she sees me and runs partway up the stairs. If I follow she runs to the bedroom door and waits. Then she runs to the bed and waits while I get the laser pointer.
;D She has you well-trained!   ;)

Missing having one (yet again):  Saw signs of a mouse (always means that there's more than one!); cleaned area up and set traps yesterday.  This morning, found that I had caught one....one small victory for the human!

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« Reply #85 on: April 11, 2020, 06:57:53 AM »
;D She has you well-trained!   ;)

Missing having one (yet again):  Saw signs of a mouse (always means that there's more than one!); cleaned area up and set traps yesterday.  This morning, found that I had caught one....one small victory for the human!
We have two cats. The 15 year old is a world class mouser still. The 3 year old, who has me trained, is a bit tubby. She tries but almost never catches anything. She stalks birds, which is pretty hilarious as she never has the remotest chance of catching one.

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« Reply #86 on: April 11, 2020, 01:32:28 PM »
Sounds like the young'un needs to pay attention to his elder!  ;)

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« Reply #87 on: April 11, 2020, 02:04:31 PM »
I heard about this recently...o.k. so they're not domesticated cats, but.....do check this out:  https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams/cheetah-cub-cam.  Mom just had four cubs (about 5 days ago); she just stepped out for a moment.  The little ones are curled up in a corner.   :)  Mom's already back and it's grooming time!

Saddened to hear that tigers can catch the corona virus from their asymptomatic caregivers; zoos are upping their precautions for cats and primates (heard today).  I believe that there are now six tigers who were infected at the Bronx Zoo.  From what I understand, not badly and are improving. 

Nice that zoos are offering live cams....and a big thank you to all of the caregivers who are continuing to look out for the animals whilst the zoos (and most of society) are shut down.
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« Reply #88 on: April 12, 2020, 07:07:03 AM »
Found this to be amusing (and somewhat helpful too!):  https://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/quarantine-tips-from-my-cat

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« Reply #89 on: April 13, 2020, 03:47:58 AM »




I remain skeptical.
You might want to check this out:https://virus.stanford.edu/uda/fluresponse.html and this: https://www.sfgate.com/coronavirus/article/1918-pandemic-masks-bay-area-california-15185425.php

I expect that the cat didn't put up with the mask for long! 

You should watch this:  go to the 30:00 minute mark.  It's about a couple in Clara, Ireland who have a small farm and decided to add to it.   :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BvB0182xag

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« Reply #90 on: April 13, 2020, 06:22:28 AM »
Speaking of mousers, check out this guy!  Current count 6 in nest...no make that five as she just ate one!  ???https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/barred-owls/

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« Reply #94 on: May 22, 2020, 04:42:52 PM »
This was hard to see and read...I hope that they make it.   :'(

https://www.bbc.com/news/the-reporters-52760380

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« Reply #95 on: May 22, 2020, 05:15:00 PM »