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Mark Healey[_2_]
November 27th 07, 06:37 AM
One of my cats likes to get on top of some piece of furniture and knock
things off. He'll knock one thing down, look at it, knock another thing
down, look at it, lather rinse repeat.

The other one doesn't do this.

I can't fathom any evolutionary advantage to this. Why does he do it?


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Mark Healey
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IBen Getiner
November 27th 07, 09:08 AM
On Nov 27, 1:37�am, Mark Healey > wrote:
> One of my cats likes to get on top of some piece of furniture and knock
> things off. �He'll knock one thing down, look at it, knock another thing
> down, look at it, lather rinse repeat.
>
> The other one doesn't do this.
>
> I can't fathom any evolutionary advantage to this. �Why does he do it?
>

They are individules. What else do you wanna hear...? That they were
created by a superior being?

Yes... I think that's it. That's what you want to hear...

IBen Getiner

dgk
November 27th 07, 12:59 PM
On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 06:37:17 GMT, Mark Healey > wrote:

>
>One of my cats likes to get on top of some piece of furniture and knock
>things off. He'll knock one thing down, look at it, knock another thing
>down, look at it, lather rinse repeat.
>
>The other one doesn't do this.
>
>I can't fathom any evolutionary advantage to this. Why does he do it?


They are weird. I have one that does that. We sometimes play catch. He
knocks the pen off the shelf. I catch it and put it back up. Repeat
until one of us gets bored. The pen stays on the floor.

-Lost
November 27th 07, 07:38 PM
Response to Mark Healey >:

> One of my cats likes to get on top of some piece of furniture and
> knock things off. He'll knock one thing down, look at it, knock
> another thing down, look at it, lather rinse repeat.
>
> The other one doesn't do this.
>
> I can't fathom any evolutionary advantage to this. Why does he do
> it?

Definitely comes down to personality I think.

Gabby (my rambunctious male kitty) loves to wedge himself in places
and subsequently knock things off of shelves, counters, cupboards,
and so forth.

I actually cleaned an area off near the desk he likes to walk across
and put up empty Tupperware containers. He knocks one off and
watches it bounce across the floor and repeats.

It's what he likes to do -- not too much else to it. Hope that
helps.

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-Lost
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kidding. No I am not.

Stan Brown
December 1st 07, 10:20 PM
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 06:37:17 GMT from Mark Healey >:
>
> One of my cats likes to get on top of some piece of furniture and knock
> things off. He'll knock one thing down, look at it, knock another thing
> down, look at it, lather rinse repeat.
>
> The other one doesn't do this.
>
> I can't fathom any evolutionary advantage to this. Why does he do it?

Years ago a friend told me it's a developmental stage -- they're
testing gravity. Seems to me mine did grow out of it, after about a
year.

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Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
http://OakRoadSystems.com/
"If there's one thing I know, it's men. I ought to: it's
been my life work." -- Marie Dressler, in /Dinner at Eight/