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Old February 6th 17, 03:27 PM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
jmcquown[_2_]
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Is your cat delicate or a digger? (Those of you with multiple
cats/boxes will likely have varying answers.) Sometimes I think Buffy
is trying to dig her way to China!

Buffy's litterbox, like her predecessor Persia, is in the master bath
where the toilet and the tub are located. (The vanity/sinks are just
outside of it.) In the middle of the night I can hear her in there,
digging away. Sometimes I think she's slapping the box just to wake me
up. I don't sleep very soundly anyway but just because I open my eyes
doesn't mean I'm getting up at 3AM to play!

So, delicate or a digger?

Jill
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Old February 6th 17, 10:06 PM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
Bastette
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jmcquown wrote:

Is your cat delicate or a digger? (Those of you with multiple
cats/boxes will likely have varying answers.) Sometimes I think Buffy
is trying to dig her way to China!


Buffy's litterbox, like her predecessor Persia, is in the master bath
where the toilet and the tub are located. (The vanity/sinks are just
outside of it.) In the middle of the night I can hear her in there,
digging away. Sometimes I think she's slapping the box just to wake me
up. I don't sleep very soundly anyway but just because I open my eyes
doesn't mean I'm getting up at 3AM to play!


So, delicate or a digger?


Licky: digger. I often go into the bathroom to find litter flung all over
the place. And he has a hooded litterbox!

Joyce

--
The heck with top and bottom -- I want relationships with strangeness
and charm.
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Old February 7th 17, 12:13 AM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
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On 2/6/2017 4:06 PM, Bastette wrote:
jmcquown wrote:

Is your cat delicate or a digger? (Those of you with multiple
cats/boxes will likely have varying answers.) Sometimes I think Buffy
is trying to dig her way to China!


(snipped self)

Licky: digger. I often go into the bathroom to find litter flung all over
the place. And he has a hooded litterbox!

Joyce

That's what I call digging! Buffy's box doesn't have a hood. She
flings litter all over, too. I keep a whisk broom and dust pan handy.
I have to take the mat that is under the box outside and give it a good
shaking out on a regular basis. I take the bath mat up off the floor
after I shower and drape it over the side of the tub. It's no fun
getting out of the shower and stepping in gritty cat litter.

Jill
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Old February 7th 17, 01:51 AM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
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On 2/6/2017 1:06 PM, Bastette wrote:
jmcquown wrote:

Is your cat delicate or a digger? (Those of you with multiple
cats/boxes will likely have varying answers.) Sometimes I think Buffy
is trying to dig her way to China!


Buffy's litterbox, like her predecessor Persia, is in the master bath
where the toilet and the tub are located. (The vanity/sinks are just
outside of it.) In the middle of the night I can hear her in there,
digging away. Sometimes I think she's slapping the box just to wake me
up. I don't sleep very soundly anyway but just because I open my eyes
doesn't mean I'm getting up at 3AM to play!


So, delicate or a digger?


Licky: digger. I often go into the bathroom to find litter flung all over
the place. And he has a hooded litterbox!

Joyce


Pickles and Koala are also diggers, or at least one of them is. I have
to sweep up litter every day, and my cleaning lady still says that's the
hardest room to clean.

Joy
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Old February 7th 17, 05:22 PM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
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On Mon, 6 Feb 2017 09:27:21 -0500, jmcquown wrote:

So, delicate or a digger?


Minnie is a digger, in that I'll be sitting downstairs and I'll hear her moving
filler around in her litter box upstairs, but she's a good kitty and doesn't
launch the stuff out of the box and onto the floor. The only filler that winds
up outside the box is what's stuck to her paws when she hops out

John D. Kasupski
Niagara Falls, NY

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Old February 7th 17, 08:50 PM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
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On Monday, February 6, 2017 at 4:07:49 PM UTC-5, Bastette wrote:
jmcquown wrote:

Is your cat delicate or a digger? (Those of you with multiple
cats/boxes will likely have varying answers.) Sometimes I think Buffy
is trying to dig her way to China!


Buffy's litterbox, like her predecessor Persia, is in the master bath
where the toilet and the tub are located. (The vanity/sinks are just
outside of it.) In the middle of the night I can hear her in there,
digging away. Sometimes I think she's slapping the box just to wake me
up. I don't sleep very soundly anyway but just because I open my eyes
doesn't mean I'm getting up at 3AM to play!


So, delicate or a digger?


Licky: digger. I often go into the bathroom to find litter flung all over
the place. And he has a hooded litterbox!

Joyce

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The heck with top and bottom -- I want relationships with strangeness
and charm.


Same with Rusty (RB). He dug so hard I could see his hooded litter box vibrating.

Winnie
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Old February 7th 17, 10:02 PM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
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jmcquown wrote:

Bastette wrote:


Licky: digger. I often go into the bathroom to find litter flung all over
the place. And he has a hooded litterbox!


That's what I call digging! Buffy's box doesn't have a hood. She
flings litter all over, too. I keep a whisk broom and dust pan handy.


Me, too!

I have to take the mat that is under the box outside and give it a good
shaking out on a regular basis. I take the bath mat up off the floor
after I shower and drape it over the side of the tub. It's no fun
getting out of the shower and stepping in gritty cat litter.


I used to have a bath mat that I just left on the floor. Then one day I
came home to find that somecat had used it to bury some poop. That was the
end of that. I now have two bath mat-sized towels that I put down when I'm
about to take a shower, and like you, hang back up when I'm finished. (My
bathtub/shower has sliding glass doors, so I hang them over the top of that.)

Joyce

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come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people
who have come alive." -- Howard Thurman
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Old February 7th 17, 10:04 PM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
Bastette
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Rusty wrote:

Licky: digger. I often go into the bathroom to find litter flung all over
the place. And he has a hooded litterbox!


Same with Rusty (RB). He dug so hard I could see his hooded litter box
vibrating.


LOL!! That's a funny image.

I can always hear Licky when he's digging around in there. He seems to
do it for about 10 minutes. He might have OCD.

Joyce

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come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people
who have come alive." -- Howard Thurman
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Old February 8th 17, 10:08 AM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
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On Monday, February 6, 2017 at 2:27:25 PM UTC, Jill McQuown wrote:
Is your cat delicate or a digger?


Bonnie is a digger- she kicks her litter around so much that fairly often after she's finished the very thing she was covering has been thrown out the tray along with half the litter

Lesley

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Old February 12th 17, 04:03 AM posted to rec.pets.cats.anecdotes
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jmcquown wrote:
Is your cat delicate or a digger? (Those of you with multiple cats/boxes
will likely have varying answers.) Sometimes I think Buffy is trying to
dig her way to China!

Buffy's litterbox, like her predecessor Persia, is in the master bath
where the toilet and the tub are located. (The vanity/sinks are just
outside of it.) In the middle of the night I can hear her in there,
digging away. Sometimes I think she's slapping the box just to wake me
up. I don't sleep very soundly anyway but just because I open my eyes
doesn't mean I'm getting up at 3AM to play!

So, delicate or a digger?


Can depend on their mood.

One Dearly Departed Cat I had was not averse to using the box, but
now and then simply wanted to go outside. If I was in bed, I'm not
the kind to get up and open the door.

Ever hear a cat stomp? This one did. Hardwood hallway. Stomp from the
door to the outside to the door to the bedroom. (and then make an
irritated meow) A friend of mine said theirs did this too and they
called it the **** Dance.

Finally he'd throw in the towel and use the box. Only this time,
he made sure to get down to the plastic bottom of the box with
his claws: screet screet SCREET SCREET

Hilarious.

 




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