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Old 11-28-2006, 09:06 AM   #11
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Oh Tatt that's so funny !!! Thanks for the laugh !
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Old 11-28-2006, 10:28 AM   #12
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Loved the picture, especially as this is yet another year for me with no tree... My partner doesn't like trees, thinks they should be left growing in the ground, and I don't see the point of a fake one. So we have one year on, one year off. That's the theory anyway. But, we've been adopted by an abandoned kitten every year since we moved into this apartment. And young cats and Christmas trees are a recipe for disaster sooner or later. Two weeks ago we had a beautiful black female move in. She is absolutely gorgeous. Whoever lost her must have been devastated. Most of the other cats we've taken in aren't terribly good with people, having been chased from garden to garden before coming across us. But this black beauty is really friendly and loves a cuddle, so she must have been treated well. Nobody has called in response to our posters round the neighbourhood so it looks like she's staying. So no Christmas tree, again. But to be honest, I'm not sorry to have the cat instead.
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Old 11-28-2006, 11:53 AM   #13
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DH brings a big standard ficus in from the greenhouse, throws a string of lights on it, and put's pine cones in the pot to keep the cats out. I buy a couple of poinsettias, and the decorating is done.
By the way, while it's true that poinsettias are mildly toxic, I've had several cats eat them with no problem.
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Old 11-28-2006, 12:42 PM   #14
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Hmmm... any reason my Post has gone missing?
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Old 11-28-2006, 12:48 PM   #15
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You know what we all need! Laughing sure helps when we feel so worn and unloved. Thanks. Keep them coming. Your efforts are all appreciated.
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Old 11-28-2006, 12:51 PM   #16
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So your Christmas Tree is a little different and I am very sorry that you were dissapointed.

I laughted so hard that tears were running down my face and Jolie was licking them up.
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Old 11-28-2006, 12:57 PM   #17
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nevermind, I`ll post it again :)

when I saw the Apex on the box I thought it was your house with one HUGE Christmas tree sticking out the top, kinda figured you need a bigger house or a smaller tree :)
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Old 11-28-2006, 07:24 PM   #18
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So we put the tree up, it looks NOTHING like the box!
That is the epitome of laziness: a pre-lit, remote controlled tree! Hahaha!!! I'm lovin' it!
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Old 11-28-2006, 08:25 PM   #19
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LOL!!!!!!!!! Thats awsome!
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Old 11-28-2006, 08:41 PM   #20
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I am not putting up a tree unless one or both of the daughters (one with her family) are coming!! Just wish I could get away with Tattrat's idea if they do come!!!! I can sure see the packing away possibilities!!
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