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    Sad.

    We've been "battling" for months with the female stray kitty (Hoppy) we rescued and we have an appointment to surrender her to the animal shelter here next Friday, November 8th.
    She's never been much for covering her waste up in the litter box but now she doesn't even bother use it most of the time.
    We've been to the vet to see if it was medical, we've added other litter boxes, different types of litter, enzyme sprays, more private areas and she's just not going for it.

    We've got the "accidents" mostly confined to the spare bed here in the guest/computer room.
    The blanket(s) on it is washed a couple of times a day afterwards and there's a couple of vinyl waterproof zipped mattress liners that we swap out while the other is washing.
    The truly sad, sad thing is that other than this, she is simply a wonderful kitty but we can't live like this anymore.
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    See my baby, tell her, Tell her hurry home...
    Had no lovin', since my baby been gone...
    See my baby, Tell her hurry on home...
    I ain't had, Lord, my right mind since my rider's been gone...

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    at least you've given the cat a better chance in life than that of
    a stray and perhaps a new home will help sort out the behaviour.

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    I'm looking forward to the next week or so, when the Daylight Savings Time kicks in the winter benefit - an extra hour of sleep. aaahhhhhh.

    Too bad it's tomorrow, instead of today when I really could have used it at 5:30 this morning.

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    Daylight Savings Time..? What's that..?
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    See my baby, tell her, Tell her hurry home...
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    See my baby, Tell her hurry on home...
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    it's like pickling, but with daylight.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BondJmsBond View Post
    I'm looking forward to the next week or so, when the Daylight Savings Time kicks in the winter benefit - an extra hour of sleep. aaahhhhhh.

    Too bad it's tomorrow, instead of today when I really could have used it at 5:30 this morning.
    We had that last weekend and the result is now that it's already dark at 5pm.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    Bummed.

    We kept waiting for our Figi's Christmas catalog to come in the mail only to find out that they went out of business in March.
    Had to request a Swiss Colony catalog on their website instead because we love paying more for less.

    Either way we aren't going to the store, buy similar things for a dozen or more people and then wrap them and mail them out.

    Frak that. "Here's some meat and cheese. Merry F***ing Christmas!!!"

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    Sad.

    We've been "battling" for months with the female stray kitty (Hoppy) we rescued and we have an appointment to surrender her to the animal shelter here next Friday, November 8th.
    She's never been much for covering her waste up in the litter box but now she doesn't even bother use it most of the time.
    We've been to the vet to see if it was medical, we've added other litter boxes, different types of litter, enzyme sprays, more private areas and she's just not going for it.

    We've got the "accidents" mostly confined to the spare bed here in the guest/computer room.
    The blanket(s) on it is washed a couple of times a day afterwards and there's a couple of vinyl waterproof zipped mattress liners that we swap out while the other is washing.
    The truly sad, sad thing is that other than this, she is simply a wonderful kitty but we can't live like this anymore.
    Quote Originally Posted by defrabbit View Post
    at least you've given the cat a better chance in life than that of
    a stray and perhaps a new home will help sort out the behaviour.
    By the way, we finally got the accidents confined to a bathroom with a linoleum floor with about a 75% chance of her peeing in the litter box, and a 25% of her pooping in it,
    so we went ahead and talked between the 3 of us & cancelled the surrendering her to the animal shelter purely based on her adorableness.

    Our new normal.

    1. That bathroom door is open all the time a human being isn't currently using it. Accidents are cleaned when found & the floor is swept and mopped every few days.
    2. The living room couch has two trash bags across the cushions when someone isn't sitting on it, as she hates walking on plastic.
    3. That guest bed in my computer room has the bedding stripped off of it and just has the vinyl mattress pad and a small folded blanket at the end for the two cats to lay on.

    So far no accidents that can't be cleaned up relatively easy, and NONE outside the bathroom.
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    See my baby, tell her, Tell her hurry home...
    Had no lovin', since my baby been gone...
    See my baby, Tell her hurry on home...
    I ain't had, Lord, my right mind since my rider's been gone...

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    Content.

    I cleaned out the refrigerator earlier and by cleaning, i mean detergent and water and all that jazz. Inside and out.
    As a reward, I had a small bowl, a glass of Merlot and then lit my favorite peaches and mango candle and watched the latest Mandolorian.

    It's so nice to watch some live action Star Wars that isn't about Skywalkers and such.
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    See my baby, tell her, Tell her hurry home...
    Had no lovin', since my baby been gone...
    See my baby, Tell her hurry on home...
    I ain't had, Lord, my right mind since my rider's been gone...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frosty View Post
    I cleaned out the refrigerator earlier...
    hopefully there weren't too many crotchety archaeologists.

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    No, it never gets that bad but with a kid in the house, there's a spill here and there and of course dirty fingerprints on the door.
    I go through the inside every week or two and anything suspicious gets fed to the dog/cats or tossed if it's un-salvageable.
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    See my baby, tell her, Tell her hurry home...
    Had no lovin', since my baby been gone...
    See my baby, Tell her hurry on home...
    I ain't had, Lord, my right mind since my rider's been gone...

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