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Old 05-08-2007, 10:12 PM   #11
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Used to have a BIG problem with our "children" messing with the computer, particularly the keyboard. Since I'm a writer, I learned to be best friends with the "SAVE" key.

Now the children have no access to the computer so I'm able to type without any fear of intrusion.

"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!
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Old 05-09-2007, 01:02 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by candelbc
I have two cats myself, and luckily, I don't have any problems with them laying on the keyboard. But, when I asked a Veterinarian one time about how to proactively keep a cat out of somewhere you don't want a cat, and he gave me the best advice.. He said "Whatever the deterrant, it needs to be god that acts it." Meaning, if you want your cat to stay off the kitchen counter, the mere act of you spraying your cat is not enough. Because then all the cat learns is not to be on the Kitchen counter when you are around with a spray bottle.
"Whatever the deterrant, it needs to be god that acts it."

What does that mean?

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Old 05-09-2007, 03:48 AM   #13
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duct tape, sticky side up on the computer and monitor top.
they`ll only jump on it Once after that :)
it works for window ledges too.
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Old 05-09-2007, 03:56 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by jpmcgrew
I heard cats dont like citrus like lemons or oranges.
In the past I've put up a photo here of one of my cats eating a lemon wedge from DH's hand. Mine LOVE citrus, and when we eat fish they hang around not for that but for the lemon wedges. They have also been seen stealing an orange with the peel grated (obviously they could smell it more) which they rolled out and licked and licked.

Citrus probably ranks in my cats top ten flavours.
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:04 AM   #15
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My kitties love to get close to the monitor and gaze. Also mesmerized by paper coming out of the printer.
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:42 PM   #16
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my silly cats..

Originally Posted by jpmcgrew
I heard cats dont like citrus like lemons or oranges.
hmmm someone needs to tell most of cats that :P Newton and his partner in crime Mona love to nibble on whatever they can grab...their favorite human food is mango, tangerines, mandarin oranges, lemon peels lol

My silly Elise loves to watch the printer...it goes off and she is right there protecting me form the evil printer :)

strange strange cats!!

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