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K.Barney #74382, COTD--- THANK YOU ALL!

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Hi! My name is K.Barney #74382, COTD--- THANK YOU ALL!

I am a Bengal from Minneapolis, MN

Nicknames: Bad Boy

Age: 10 years old

Gender: M

Coat: short haired

Education: Came to our family as a rescued foster and decided to make it permanent--- charmed his way into mom's heart! First COTD 2/26/09, second COTD 1/2/13, COTM/KING OF FEBRUARY 2013
Co-Capt. VFP/VORACIOUS FRISKY PREDATORS, hockey team.

THIRD COTD 5/18/14--- THANKS TO ALL OUR FURRENDS.

My favorite tricks and treats are: Open doors, drawers, give treats to the dogs and other cats--- makes them team players. My team. and pizza and chicken

Where I hang out: THE MIDDLE OF MOM'S BED! WHERE ELSE WOULD A RETIRED KING BE?

My favorite grubs: ANYTHING ON MOM'S PLATE! I do like my Frisky's too.

My pet peeves: Mom's rules-- indoor phooey!

What I love about my owners: She doesn't give up. She was my foster mom, but now she is adopting me officially! I am supposed to be a 100% indoor cat, but since I sneak out, mom makes sure she is always out with me! See my new profile pic--- I am so honored to be King of February! Thank you all CC kitties!

My cat hobbies: Break rules! Go out on my new harness and leash-- not really, but it beats staying in!

Pet motto: Live a little!

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FOUND MY FOREVER MOM!!!Rescued from outdoor lifestyle--had to be livetrapped. I was his foster mom, but now we are making it for real and forever as of 12/09/08.

I WAS TRYING TO RUSH MOM TO GET BREAKFAST TODAY AND THEN TO SAY OUR GOOD MORNINGS ON CC AND WE WERE STOPPED IN OUR TRACKS! MOM FORGOT MY BIRTHDAY, BUT OUR CC FURRENDS SURE DIDN'T. THAT IS SO SPECIAL. LOVE AND CATNIP FOR ALL! SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD CATPAIGN SLOGAN--- ANOTHER MONTH LONGER ON CC! WE WILL SEE EVERYONE SOON. MOM DOES HAVE PLANS WITH HER COUSIN JANET TODAY, BUT I HOPE SHE WILL BE BACK TO GET US TO THE MHL ARENA AND DO MORE VISITING TOO.

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Happy Useless Stuff Day, Barney!
Oh, I have been shopping and shopping in preparation for this holiday! I’ve scoured all those goofy catalogues that come in the mail for the perfect gift! And here it is … glow-in-the-dark toilet paper for Hefty, a nose-shaped shower gel dispenser for Honey and for YOU …. a DVD rewinder!

What?? You say that’s “Use Less Stuff” Day? Wow, what a difference a space makes!

You know what? I like this holiday better. -- Spreadin’ the love, A. Mallow

Come visit me, Family Scrapbook~Vote Kelsee #28613 daily in Nov!, ~ Angels Jezebel & Pierre ~, K Mike ♥ Q Lady Dolly ~ Happy Fall!, ~ Mojo Blackbear ~, Angel Mallow ♥ Oscar Jon, Angel Smokey ~ always in our ♥ & Evie ♥ A. Shai ~ thanks for13th bday COTD!.

11/20/2014 10:10.14 AM Report This Comment
KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good morning kitties! Today: The "EYES" have it: "EYE IRRITATIONS"

Your cats is spending more time pawing her crusty eyes then playing with her catnip toys. One of the most common eye problems in pets is conjunctivitis. {Our AJ had this}. Also know as 'pink-eye', it is an inflammation of the membrane covering the inside of the eyelids and the front of the eye.

WIPE IT OUT: To speed healing and make your pet more comfortable, you'll want to clean the discharge from her eyelids. Wet a wet cloth or a cotton ball with warm water, squeeze it out and gently wipe the 'goop' from around your pets eye. Repeat twice daily or as often as needed.

TRY A SCRUB: Instead of using water, you may want to try to OTC eye scrub. Eye scrubs are pH Balanced and may cause less stinging then water. You can buy eye scrubs at your local pet retailer, ones made for humans can be more harsh for your pet.

HELP HIM SHED SOME TEARS: While eye scrubs can help keep the lids clean, you'll also want to wash the surface of the eye. A Good way to do this is with artificial tears, which can help wash away particles that may be causing the problem.

CODDLE HER WITH A COMPRESS: Covering your pets eyes with a damp warm compress can be very soothing. Wet a soft cloth in lukewarm water, wring it out and gently hold it across her eyes for five minutes. This can make your pets eyes feel much better, and it goes a long way toward keeping her eyes clean.

TAKE HIM TO THE BARBER: Regular grooming can help prevent eye irritations before they get started. Fur in your pets eyes can cause irritation that can lead to conjunctivitis if its matted up around the corners of the eye. Brushing the hair back away from the eyes or getting a groomer to cut off the excess hair will prevent irritations.

WHEN TO SEE THE VET: While conjunctivitis isn't difficult to treat, and eye infection can result in permanent damage, so you'll want to see vet at the 1st sign of problems...he may give you eye drops, or an ointment for the eye or a mild antibiotic if the eye is infected. {our Vet gave AJ an ointment to use 2 times daily}

KEEP The suggestions coming in!! TOMORROW: The "EYES" have it, part 2: VISION PROBLEMS!!!

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/20/2014 09:51.40 AM Report This Comment
KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good Morning. Today's topic: SPRAYING..suggested by my baby brother, Winston..we have Jesse who sprays everything in site {yes he is 'fixed'}

Has your formerly fastidious feline suddenly taken to spraying the house, despite having a perfectly good litterbox down the hall? Don't fret too much, spraying has nothing to do with going to the bathroom.

It is a way to identify his property and covering other scents left by cats...it's your cats way of reassuring himself that he belongs and that he is owner of what he sprays.

SPARE THE ROD: Even if you happen to catch kitty in the act, punishing definitely will NOT work. It is a natural innate behavior in cats and punishing him will not make it stop.

PROVIDE SEPARATE QUARTERS: It's not uncommon for cats to spray when they feel they are competing with other pets in the home. Try keeping them separated in different rooms and show the spraying cat lots of extra attention, make him feel he is wanted and not competing for your attention.

LICK THE PROBLEM: It's natural for cats to groom each other, and once they get started they can literally wash away bad feelings. Once or twice a week, wipe down all your cats with a wet towel. After grooming themselves, they may begin grooming each other, this will keep their aggression and spraying under control.

GIVE THEM EQUAL TIME: Paying more attention to one cat then another will often foster feelings of jealousy and competition. Try petting or stroking all your cats together or at the same time--providing they are all in one spot--. This will increase their social interaction and reduce competition, and maybe he will stop spraying.

CREATE A "NO SPRAY" ZONE: If your cat is repeatedly spraying in the same spot, applying a pet repellent may help turn him away. Many vets recommend repellents containing bitter apple or you may use mothballs, which are stronger.

DO A DEEP CLEANING: If you've recent;y moved and your cat started spraying, it could be traces of a former 'tenant' lingering behind. Scrub the floors, walls and rugs with a combination enzyme and bacteria cleaner, like "Outright Pet Odor Eliminator", there are many different kinds available at Pet retailers. Enzymes in the cleaners dissolve the urine crystals.

KEEP HIM CALM: Cats sometimes spray in response to change. Keeping his schedule consistent will help prevent problems before they start. Always keep his bed and litter box in the same places and always feed him in the same place, keep kitty to a routine.

PRACTICE PREVENTION: 90% of MALES that spray will stop entirely when you get them neutered. Vets recommend neutering/spaying at about 6 months or younger.

WHEN TO SEE HIS VET: Most cats spray to mark territory. Sometimes, however, it can be a warning sign that something serious is wrong, like diabetes, blocked urethra or a UTI...if you suspect any trouble or notice him straining to urinate....see his vet.

TOMORRO: EYE IRRITATIONS

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/19/2014 09:25.38 PM Report This Comment
Hi K Barney
Thanks for pawing by to celebrate with me on COTD.I was surprised to see my face as COTD.Its a honor I cherish because friends like you gave me this honor.Your awesome. Thanks so much .Heres a bag of treats to enjoy & of course a tuna vote.Enjoy my friend.Hugs Q Sheba

Come visit me, Brina♥ Winston( )married to Winston & Q Sheba♥Bennie(- Q4-2011)Married TO BENNIE.

11/19/2014 08:08.51 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today's topic: ARTHRITIS!!!

Is your once graceful cat shuffling around like Walter Brennan? Arthritis can be a real pain in the neck, hip, elbow, back, or anywhere it strikes. There are many types of arthritis and the one most likely to strike your pet is Osteoarthritis. Also called degenerative joint disease.

LIGHTEN HIS LOAD: Heavy pets are considerably more likely to suffer joint pain than their trimmer counterparts. Putting "Fluffy" on a diet is one of the best things you can do for her. Being slim reduces the stress on the joints snd can provide relief.

PUT HIS BEST PAW FORWARD: Regular exercise is vital to controlling the progression of arthritis. Try to take your pet on a walk 3 times a day for 20 minutes. Many cats really like going for walks, although they insist on which way they want to go, unlike a dog.

If you do not have a leash-trained cat, play vigorously with him for 20 minutes, 3 times a day. If 20 minutes seems too long and your pet is limping along, take him home and try shorter walks or play periods.

LET HIM SLEEP INSIDE: When it's cold and damp outside, your arthritic pet is going to hurt. So if he is an outdoors sleeper, bring him in during cold damp nights, your pet will reward you.

MAKE A COZY BED: If your pet sleeps on a hard surface, she will get some relief if you switch her to a soft cozy bed instead. In the cold damp climates you might consider a heated pet bed, available at most local pet retailers.

RAISE HIS TABLE: If your pet has a stiff neck, try putting his food and water bowls off the floor so he doesn't have to lower his head at mealtimes...food bowl stands are available at local pet stores.

HELP HER BE A SOCIAL CLIMBER: If you pet has trouble with stairs, you may want to install a ramp to help him go up and down without assistance.

TRY THE TOWEL TRICK: If your pet is having trouble walking, you can help her out by slinging a towel beneath his belly and using it to help him stand.

FOR DOGS ONLY: {I KNOW MANY OF YOU HAVE DOGS}
BUFFER IT WITH OTC: Give your DOG buffered aspirin, it can be a great help with arthritis pain. Experts recommend 1/4 of a 325-milligram tablet per 10 pounds of dog twice a day.

NEVER GIVE ASPIRIN TO A CAT. It can irritate the stomach.

TIPS FROM SISSY: I would like to add to your blog today about arthritis. I have had it in my hips since 2011 so I do know a thing or two about it. Dr. William prescribed Dasuquin twice a day for me. I also have a heated bed and steps to use to access Mommy's bed. You can see a pic of my steps on the bottom of my page. These small things have really helped me cope much better.

TOMORROW: Spraying!!{pew, what stinks?}

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/18/2014 02:55.16 PM Report This Comment
It's frigid outside!!
The sun is shining but the temperature is only 10 degrees...with a 'real feel' of -11!! We're only supposed to reach 18 with a low of 11 tonight but they're saying a warm up is on the way. We (& our outside kitties) sure hope so!
We're sorry we didn't make it on to blog yesterday but mom got a major headache after taking Sammie for her walk. Since we're still waiting for the bus to pick up the kids (2 hr delay) her walk will be later so mom said we could blog before she goes out to freeze with the dog.
We're doing pretty well...although I (Sneakers) have a little cold in my eye. It's not bad but mom is torturing me with antibiotic ointment twice a day. Piggy has been a little maniac with all of us lately & she's napping right now so that she can pounce at all of us again later...MOL! Well the kids just left so I guess that means it's dog walking time for mom. Better her than me...MOL!

Purrs & hugs,
Sneakers & NICE Girls

Come visit me, Q Trixie~Catgrats to COTM QUEEN CARMAN #188523~, Piggy & Sneakers~Vote daily~KELSEE #28613 COTM~, Monkey~Vote KELSEE #26813 daily in November~, Fluffinella ♥ Joey furever, Angel 'Captain' Sherman, Angel Cloudy♥Angel Oscar, ♥Angel K Zaboo♥ & Patches~Plz vote KELSEE #28613 Nov COTM~.

11/18/2014 06:55.30 AM Report This Comment
Hey Barney!
Thanks very much for your prayers for Mom's niece. She is very worried for her. Rainy day. Starting a real cold spell! Tomorrow they predict a high of 27*! High? Not nearly! Then staying in the 30's until Sunday & up in the 40's. Doesn't so much matter to us but Mom is not a fan of cold weather. Still she can deal with the cold, it's the snow & ice she hates driving in! Leaving a vote. Peace & love. Have a purrfect evening. Kitty Kisses. Dean

Come visit me, Dean, ORANGE CRUSH hockey cheers written by YUM YUM, Angel King Anderson COTM Sept 2009, Angel Anderson we miss you so much!, Legend & The Orange Crush Hockey Club.

11/17/2014 05:58.34 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today's topic: Itchy FLEAS. This one is really long, so I will do it in 2 parts..PART 2 will be on the CMR ONLY!!! Sorry!

See that itsy flea on your itchy pet? Well, you ain't seen nothin' yet. Within a month, that 1 flea you see can turn into 250,000, infesting not only your pet, but also your home.

These little pests are incredibly difficult to get rid of. In fact, you may never be able to eradicate them 100% from your home or yard. But you can prevent your pet from getting 'buggy'.

BEGIN WITH A BATH: If your pet is willing to climb into the bathtub{What?? Willing?? Give me a break!}, washing his coat with a gentle, non-medicated shampoo will send many fleas right down the drain. If your pet is still scratching after the bath, try again using a flea shampoo.

KEEP HER HIGH & DRY: As an alternative to bathing, try using a 'dry' shampoo, one that foams without water. It's better for your pet if he will tolerate a real bath, but any bath is better then no bath. Never use a flea shampoo intended for dogs on cats, be sure it says you may use use product on kitty.

USE HERBS: Mixing a few drops of Eucalyptus oil in your pets shampoo will help repel fleas. Pennyroyal oil may also be used. UNDILUTED pennyroyal oil can be toxic, so it should never be used full-strength.

GIVE HER A GOOD GROOMING: Pulling a flea comb through your pets coat once a DAY WILL HELP KEEP CRITTERS AWAY. In between strokes, dip the comb in soapy water, this will drown any critters hanging on.

CHOOSE COLLARS CAREFULLY: Traditional flea collars impregnated with insecticides can't handle heavy infestations. They can also be irritating to your pets skin. A better bet might be to buy a collar that contains a synthetic flea-controlling hormone like 'methoprene'. They are virtually non-toxic to animals.

SPRAYS & POWDERS: Treating your pets coat with sprays will quickly wipe out any visitors that may be dining in. There are a variety to choose from. BE sure never to spray into the animals face or eyes, ears, nose or mouth.

Powders are not as effective as sprays, but they can play an important role in flea control. Powder your pet from her neck to her feet and don't forget her tail.Work the powder down close to the skin with a comb...avaoid getting in pets eyes and nose.

GO FOR A DIP: More potent than sprays or powders, flea dip--an insecticide solution in which you immerse your pet--can provide long-lasting protection. Use dips with caution..follow label instructions carefully. BE sure you buy a dip especially for cats, cause dip make for dogs can be deadly for cats.

BRING IN THE HEAVY ARTILLERY: When fleas are showing up in record numbers, you may need to treat the entire house with a house fogger. He recommends using foggers containing methoprene or fenoxycarb, another flea controlling hormone.

PART 2 ONLY ON CMR.

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/17/2014 12:16.32 PM Report This Comment
let's see.....
we hit 25 saturday morning going to 38, then yesterday hit 15 and went to 44 and this morning 36 going up to 40 and nothing more with heavier rain going back to a sinker in reverse as it started as a mild kitchen sinker here last night enough to track a cat which counts as another marked down storm and will again tomorrow morning before janet gets out there to clean off her car as she won't be able to use the tarp otherwise it'll freeze to her car and she needs it to cover it up this winter from all the snow! highs this coming week only lower 30s with teens for lows next few days, then thursday the upper 30s as well as fri-day near 40 and climbing into the 40s next weekend then the warm up will be from the 40s to the 60s next week in time for the holiday week. now that'll be a nice change! sandy,ab,haley,angels

Come visit me, ana bonana and haley & sandy, angels maitai, poppy, puffy, ralph mouth.

11/17/2014 01:09.38 AM Report This Comment
It's a double celebration!
I was all set to celebrate my 13th birthday today, and then surprise! It’s a brand new COTD badge too! I’m sure glad we prepared lots of goodies! Come on in, that is if you dare walk under the big tall stepladder opened up over the doorway, festooned with a banner that reads “Lucky 13”. We have 13 tables set up and Mojo Blackbear is leading a serving crew of all black cats. The food is a celebration of whiteness with cucumber sandwiches, chicken kabobs, seafood salad, lobster macaroni & (white) cheese, vanilla mice cream with white sprinkles. My darling Angel Shai is serving white wine and A. Mallow & O.J. have contributed their specialty White Lightning, if you’re feeling brave. Lady Dolly and Molly Rose made an amazing princess birthday cake for me and there’s lots for everyone. -- Evie

Come visit me, Family Scrapbook~Vote Kelsee #28613 daily in Nov!, ~ Angels Jezebel & Pierre ~, K Mike ♥ Q Lady Dolly ~ Happy Fall!, ~ Mojo Blackbear ~, Angel Mallow ♥ Oscar Jon, Angel Smokey ~ always in our ♥ & Evie ♥ A. Shai ~ thanks for13th bday COTD!.

11/16/2014 04:08.26 PM Report This Comment
hello K. Barney
it's never too late..THANK YOU for coming by to share my very special day..seeing my beautiful COTD badge was amazing!
and..it was all because of all my wonderful CC furiends..so, i THANBK YOU! jo jo

Come visit me, Princess's maia & lia, K Sammy ♥ Pandy & Princess jo jo.

11/16/2014 03:52.14 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today we are discussing DEAFNESS. I can hear well, and I sure hope all of you can as well, but in case you have a hard time!!!

Some cats {and dogs} are born deaf. Others lose their hearing with age or chronic ear infections. Fortunately, with a little extra care, your pet can manage well.

Do they perk up their ears at the sound of their name, can they hear the doorbell, the sound of a can opening, if you notice any of these signs that used to get kitty{or doggie} running and all of sudden, nothing...your worst fear has been has been confirmed, she is not being stubborn, she is deaf.

GIVE HER A LEASH ON LIFE: Always take a deaf pet outdoors on a leash. They cannot hear predators or traffic noises, but you can, so leash her up to avoid any trouble or danger!

PRACTICE PATIENCE: Living with a deaf pet can be a challenge. They're often harder to train and may not play with you as often. You really need to show kindness and patience and it will pay off. Realize that you deaf pet wants to make things normal as much as you do, so be will willing to work gently to help her out.

TRY A NEW LANGUAGE: Your pet cannot hear your commands, but it is possible for them to see them. Hand signals are an excellent way to work with deaf dogs, Even cats that are deaf can benefit from a little signal training. Your vet can recommend a trainer to work with you and your pet.

LEAD HIM BY THE NOSE: Both dogs & cats have a keen sense of smell. In many cases you can summon them by creating olfactory waves---waving fish nibbles or a piece of dried liver through the air. Once your pet gets a whiff, he will realize you want him to come and will be right there.

BE ON TAP: To get your pets attention when she's sleeping or not looking in your direction, walk in front of her and tap her gently. A Deaf animal cannot hear the normal cues that someone is approaching. DO NOT run in the direction of the animal without warning, you will scare her.

SHOW HIM THE LIGHTS: At night, flashing the lights can help get your pets attention.As soon as she looks up, give her the hand signal that tell her what you want her to do {sit, stay, etc}. Then after the pet does what you want, reward her with love or a treat. Eventually your pet will come to realize when you flash the outside lights it is time to come in.

GET A COMPANION: Even if your deaf pet can't hear a stranger at the door, she can get clues from a companion. Dogs for instance will see the companion running to door and will follow. A deaf cat may watch her companion to see when it's time to eat or if someone is coming into the room...companion pets can be invaluable.

TODAYS Part 2 will be posted on the CMR ONLY! It is "When to see the VET"
Keep them suggestions coming in.
Tomorrow: FLEAS!!!

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/16/2014 01:23.17 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Today's topic: BAD STINKY BREATH!!!

ATTACK THE PLAQUE: Think about how your mouth would smell if you didn't brush your teeth for a few days, much less a few years.
Brushing twice a day would be ideal, but twice a week is sufficient.

START 'EM YOUNG: Brushing your cats teeth may sound like a scene in a horror flick, but if you begin when kitty is just a few months old, the experience can quickly become a pleasant one.

HOW TO BRUSH: Begin by gently handling and stroking your cats mouth for a few minutes a day. After a few days, lift up her lip on one side and with a piece of gauze on your finger, begin brushing in a circular motion on the outer surface of a few teeth. Do this each day by adding more teeth and eventually you will be able to use a miniature brush available in pet stores..be sure it is soft bristled and designed only for pets.

TICKLE THEIR TASTE BUDS: Some pet toothpastes come in flavors like poultry, beef or malt to make the experience more palatable for your pet. DO NOT USE HUMAN TOOTHPASTE THAT FOAMS! Pets cannot spit, and if they swallow the foam, it gives them upset stomachs.

REACH FOR A SPRAY: If your cat doesn't take kindly to having his teeth brushed, reach for a spray. Many pet stores sell mouth sprays for pets which do the same as minty sprays humans use. They are purely cosmetic.

CAN THE CANNED FOOD: Switching to a dry kibble may help to improve mouth odor, because it scrapes the surface of the teeth.

RICE TO THE OCCASION: Whole grains, like cooked brown rice, can help food move along the digestive tract more readily. Better digestion plays a role in better breath. We recommend adding a small portion of rice to your pets regular diet on a daily basis.

SCRAP THE SCRAPS: Breath often reflects the diet, if you're feeding your cat things like leftover spaghetti flavored with garlic, you have found the source of the stinky breath.

GO FOR GREEN: Chlorophyll tablets, available in pet stores, can aid digestion and sweeten your cats breath.

TOMORROW: BEGGING!!!

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/14/2014 03:38.56 PM Report This Comment
hello K. Barney and family
THANK YOU for the wonderful honor! wouldn't have been possible without all of you and this badge is dedicated to all of you!
yeah..it's really cold here and more snow on the way for tomorrow..sigh..mom won't let any of us out..sigh..good thing you are all going to come to the party this afternoon...let's have some fun! sammy

Come visit me, Princess's maia & lia, K Sammy ♥ Pandy & Princess jo jo.

11/14/2014 01:49.30 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon! Today's topic is CLAW PROBLEMS. Suggested by A MALACHI

TRIM THEM OFTEN: To prevent claws from getting too long and causing problems, they should be trimmed every 6-8 weeks. If your pet doesn't go outside{and on a sidewalk} more clipping may be necessary.

HOW TO TRIM FOR CATS: Press gently on cats paw to force the nails out with your thumb on top and hand holding the paw.
ONLY remove the sharp tip of the nail. DO NOT cut into the quick.

START THEM YOUNG: You should teach a kitten{or puppy} early on to sit still to have her nails trimmed. DO NOT lunge at her, however. To help your pet get used to the idea of pedicures, spend some time touching her paws before you start clipping. Once she is used to having her paws handled, she'll be less likely to rebel when you bring out the clippers.

TREAT THEM LIKE JEWELS: If your pet won't sit still for the clippers, maybe he will do better if you use a jewelers file. Just file and take off a short bit at a time. Jeweler's files can be purchased at Hardware stores.

WORK IN SHIFTS: When your pet is nervous, many vets recommend just clipping 1 paw per day. You do not need to do the all 4 paws at once. There is nothing wrong with stealth, cunning and patience.

REACH FOR THE SHAVING KIT: Many nail injuries occur when owners cut to close to the 'quick'. To staunch the bleeding, run the cut claw with a stypic pencil or a coagulant powder.
Another way to stop bleeding is to dip your pets paw in flour.

PROTECT WITH A CLEANING: If your cat has recently torn or cracked a nail and it is bleeding or in pain, you will want to clean the nail well to prevent infection from setting in. Wash the area well with soap and warm water, then gently towel dry and apply a small dab of antibacterial ointment.
If the bleeding does not stop, seek Veterinary assistance immediately.

TOMORROW: The aging cat!

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/12/2014 11:25.23 AM Report This Comment
Hey Barney!
Yes pretty sure I'd race back inside too if my paws hit the snow! We will never know! Mom says no way will my paws ever touch snow! That's the fun of having a dog! Taking them for walks in the bitter cold! Leaving a vote. See you at the arena tonight. Peace & love. Have a purrfect day. Kitty Kisses. Dean

Come visit me, Dean, ORANGE CRUSH hockey cheers written by YUM YUM, Angel King Anderson COTM Sept 2009, Angel Anderson we miss you so much!, Legend & The Orange Crush Hockey Club.

11/12/2014 09:21.53 AM Report This Comment
Hi K. Barney
It was a surprise when my Mom read me an e-mail from Cat Channel that I won COTD today. I'm humbled by this honor. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

I hope everyone will be safe from this early winter weather.

Hugs and purrs, Artemis

P.S. Just imagining putting my paws in the snow turns me into an icicle. MOL!

Come visit me, Artemis ♥ Sammy Bond.

11/12/2014 08:43.23 AM Report This Comment
NO WHITE STUFF HERE
In fact it has been really mild. yesterday and today was both in the 60's..today we had a lot of sunshine and mom let us out to play for awhile, but now it is getting dark, so we are back in the house.

Lady K

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11/11/2014 02:12.18 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today we are discussing TAPEWORMS. Nobody suggested it, so I just decided to do it. Had to go online and research this.

WHAT ARE TAPEWORMS: Tapeworms are the most common internal parasite in adult cats. They live in the small intestines, and vary in length from less than 1" to several feet. The scolex {head} of the parasite fastens itself to the wall of the gut using hooks and suckers. The body is composed of segments that contain egg packets. To eliminate tapeworm infection, the head must be destroyed. Otherwise the worm will regenerate.

The body segments containing the eggs are passed in the feces. These are called proglottids. Fresh moist segments are capable of moving. They are about . long. Occasionally, you might see them in the fur around your cat's anus or in her stool. When dry, they resemble grains of rice.

TAPEWORM SPECIES: There are 2 common species found in cats; both are transmitted by an intermediate host. DIPYLIDIUM CANINUM is acquired from fleas or lice that harbor immature tapeworms in their intestines. These insects acquire the parasite by eating tapeworm eggs. The cat MUST bite or swallow the insect to become infested. The tapeworm TAENIA TEANIAFORMIS is acquired by eating rodents, uncooked meats, raw freshwater fish, or discarded animal parts.

TREATMENT: Praziquantal is one of the most effective medications for both common specials. Other suitable treatments are Fenbendazole and Espiprantal. Use only under Veternary guidance. Deworming must be combined with control of fleas and lice, in the case of DIPYLIDIUM CANINUM, and by preventing roaming and hunting in the case of other tapeworms.

TOMORROW: CLAW PROBLEMS. Keep them suggestions coming in.

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11/11/2014 02:10.53 PM Report This Comment
Oh my goodness ...
... we've had so much going in that I've not been keeping in touch with dear furriends like you. Mom and Dad spent some time in Texas earlier in the year visiting with Mom's sister who had terminal cancer. She is in heaven now, and I noticed her kitty has crossed the Rainbow Bridge in the opposite direction, joining his furrever mom in people heaven.

After that, the pawrents flew to Illinois to visit with family members they've not seen in years. They got nearly to Chicago's O'Hare Airport when a massive storm shut everything down. The plane diverted to Des Moines Iowa overnight. Dad get them a room and a car ... the next day they drove 10 hours to reach family members in Southern Illinois. If they'd waited till noon and taken the flight to Chicago, they'd have been stuck at the airport for days due to flooding ... would not have been able to see all their family. It all worked out for the best.

Coming home, they got notice by email at 4 a.m. that their return flight had cancelled. Dad got them one for early afternoon, and they headed to O'Hare Airport. When Dad checked on other flights to the west coast, he was told they'd put them on a wait list, but there were already about 50 people on the list ... for every flight to the coast. Mom and Dad had a nice lunch, Mom walked about a mile up and down the concourse to get her exercise, and they got on the plane at 1:30 p.m. It actually got them home. Mom could not believe they didn't end up in Montreal or New Mexico ... she almost kissed the ground when they arrived home.

Dad's sister is now in a facility for people with Alzheimer's. The pawrents have dealt with a few other things, but Mom is finally online and visiting those near and dear to my heart.

I hope all is well with you. Please forgive me for not being here sooner and more often. Dropping off a vote, purrs and whisker tickles, and some tuna treats I baked myself. A.Q. Cherish and Mom June.

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11/11/2014 09:48.52 AM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Hi kitties. Today my topic is on DANDRUFF. Suggested by: LUKE & CASER

TAKE THE PLUNGE: Since dandruff is a sign of flaky skin, giving your cat regular baths will help wash the flakes away before the accumulate.To bathe your pet, use warm{NOT hot} water. Use a mild shampoo like baby shampoo and massage it well into your pets skin. Rinse thoroughly and dry him well.

FOR CATS: The BIG struggle isn't getting rid of the dandruff, it's getting them into the bath in the 1st place..{How true} For tips on bathing kitties.....OK..this will be part 2 today!

GO FOR MORE POWER: If baby shampoo doesn't help, try using a pet dandruff shampoo that contains sulfur or salicylic acid. Leave the later in place for about 5 minutes to the give the active ingredients time to work. You can buy medicated pet shampoos at most Pet store retailers. DO NOT use medicated shampoos intended for humans because they can be harmful for pets.

ADD OATMEAL TO BATH: The same colloidal oatmeal{Aveeno} that people use for dry skin can also relieve flaking skin in pets. Aveeno is marvelous for pets with dandruff because it moisturizes dry skin.

GIVE HIM A SPRITZ: If you live in a dry climate, spraying your cat's coat with an oil rinse will help lubricate the skin and lock in moisture. This is available in most pet stores.

GIVE KITTY THE BRUSH OFF: Grooming your cat regularly helps distribute natural oils evenly over dry skin, which will help keep dandruff down. Choose a brush that is not too harsh.

CHECK THE OIL: Sometimes we'
ll see dandruff when animals aren't getting enough fat in their diets. Giving your kitty fish-oil supplements will help improve metabolism of fats in skin tissue. Try mixing 1/2- 1 tsp of fish oil into your cats food daily. You can also use sunflower oil.

UPGRADE HER DIET: Some generic pet foods do not provide the full range of vitamins and minerals your pet needs to maintain healthy skin.

PART 2-HOW TO GIVE KITTY A BATH is only posted on the CMR. {Thanks}

TOMORROW: TAPEWORM. Keep the suggestions coming in.

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11/10/2014 01:05.18 PM Report This Comment
a PURRfect week to all!
We are starting the week with a grateful heart. Thank you for always making us feel loved and truly special. I had the most wonderful 9th birthday and COTD celebration. Mom and Dad got me two cakes, one decorative sweet one which I dont eat and one yummy seafood kitty cake which is my favorite. It was such a happy day for all kitties as I shared my birthday with all my rescue siblings, Yak, Tong, Bullie-Boo and Angel Bait. We mark their birthdays on the same week as mine and it was so much fun for all as we got to eat lots of treats and wet food more than usual. Thank you CC family for making every birthday a memorable one. We love you all!!!

May your day be filled with love and sunshine.

xoxo

p.s. Mom took photos of our week long fun and posted Halloween and birthday celebration photos in my gallery. Please drop by and view them all.

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11/09/2014 10:20.28 PM Report This Comment
Hey
Yes, we live in a very large barn!
Love and may Starclan bless!
Carlystar, leader of Barnclan

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11/09/2014 02:47.14 PM Report This Comment
Hi Barney
Thank you so much for your concern and prayers for my brother, Grayson. Mom is a big believer in prayer. Blackatone

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11/07/2014 12:50.07 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Today we are discussing EXCESSIVE GROOMING: {Psychogenic Alopecia} today's suggestion is from: SPANKY JACK

CAUSES: It is important to differentiate what causes over-grooming, it could be stress related or pain related. Take kitty to the VET 1st if you suspect over grooming to find the cause before you treat it.

If there is a painful area, the licking will be focused there. For example, back pain or anal sac impactation will prompt the cat to lick just that particular area.

Where a cat focuses her licking can give clues to the root of the problem, which could be any number of things--fleas, a neurologic problem, a chiropractic problem, parasites, food allergies, or a reaction to dust, pollen, or mold.

Conditions that are NOT skin related but can cause over grooming can include cystitis, hyper-thyroidism, and anal sac problems.

SPOTTING THIS BEHAVIOR: Cats spend about 30-40% of their days grooming themselves, and much of the remaining time is spent napping. So it is common for cat owners to have no clue there is a problem until they notice significant hair loss, bald spots or scabs from over grooming.

HEPING A CAT WITH PSYCHOGENIC ALOPECIA: When all medical causes have been ruled out or resolved and you've narrowed the problem to an issue of obsessive behavioral licking, treatment should be focused on stress reduction.

EATING HABITS: Cats like to eat at the same time everyday, so make feeding time very consistent. Keep food bowls in the same location, and of course, keep them clean.

LITTERBOXES: Keep litter boxes in the exact location and keep them clean using mild soap and hot water and a disinfectant.

INTERACTING WITH PEOPLE: Most cats enjoy interacting with people, so take time every day to make sure your cat's emotional needs are being met. You can involve physical activity with interactive toys such as a laser pointer. {We love this toy}. Brushing your kitty is beneficial. MOST cats love to be brushed an d find it enjoyable.

HIGH UP PLACES: Provide kitty with hide boxes, access to high perches, like wall shelving, and keep scratching posts in kitty's play room. You can also consider window perches to help provide entertainment.

MOST IMPORTANTLY: You need to be patient, as excessive grooming problems usually take some time to resolve. But with consistent attention, affection, and routine, most kitties do get their over grooming under control. They re-grow their hair, and their quality of life improves within a few months.

TOMORROW: Cat flu{it's getting cold in some areas} Keep these suggestions coming in.

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11/07/2014 07:44.13 AM Report This Comment
NOW THAT'S
SOMETHING JANET KNOWS ABOUT AS SANDY IS A "BUGGER" SHE PUTS IT AT TIMES AND SHE WANTS OUT SO JANET GETS UP AND LETS HER OUT AND ALMOST AS SOON AS SHE'S OUT SHE'S WANTING BACK IN AGAIN, BUT FINDS OUT NO GO! LEAVING YOU A FRIDAY VOTE TONIGHT AS JANET'S WORKING EARLIER THAN USUAL 6-11. SEE YOU EARLY SAT. AM. SANDY,AB,HALEY,ANGELS

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11/06/2014 04:48.42 PM Report This Comment
PS
Hi Barney...Tell your mom we are covering diarrhea on the 9th..already have tips for that.

I am having fuun learning all this stuff myself.
Kel

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11/06/2014 11:31.06 AM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today we are discussing excessive meowing or caterwauling. Today's suggestion by: LEGEND & CASER}

SHOW 'EM THE DOOR: Some cats, like people, can never make up their minds. When they are inside, they want outside, and when they out, they want in. Put in a kitty door. Pet stores stock these by the dozen's ranging from $25. They are simple to install yourself in most cases.

FEED HER REGULARLY: Rather than feeding your cat only when she cries for food, try feeding her at the same time each day. Once she understands her feeding schedule, she will be less inclined to give you reminders. {we eat at 5:30pm daily and let mom know when she is late}

EXTEND DINNER HOUR: If you trust kitty not to over-indulge, try keeping his food bowl full of dry kibble. If he starts putting on the pounds, however, you may have to try a different strategy.

GIVE OUT EXTRA STROKES: Frequent meowing is often a gambit for more attention. Spending a little more quality time with your kitty--petting him or even playing with him or going for walks, will more then likely keep him quiet.

DRAW THE LINE: While most cats will cool the chatter once they get what they are asking for, others are rarely quiet. Whatever you do, do not encourage the chatter. Even if you hold out as long as you can but then respond, what he's learned is that the longer her meows, the more likely it is he will get your attention. Be strong and ignore him.

REWARD GOOD BEHAVIOR: Just as it is important to ignore her when she is talking, you will want to praise her when she is quiet. Try giving a treat when she is quiet or say "Good kitty" and give extra pets.
It is important to wait until she is quiet before giving treats.

TAKE TOUGH ACTION: The next time your chatty kitty goes into his meow cycle, try giving him a blast from a squirt bottle. They will soon realize it is no fun to meow if each time they open their mouth they get squirted.

HELP HER RELAX: Constant meowing in cats could be a sign of boredom or stress. Try introducing her to new toys, preferably the kind that will challenge her mind. A Cat track with an enclosed ball is always a good choice. You want to make her life more interesting.

WHEN TO SEE YOUR VET: While most meowing is a cry for attention, in some cases it means your cat is sick or in pain and needs to see his Vet.

Note what kitty is doing when he cries and that can provide valuable information for the Vet. EXAMPLE: if he is meowing by the litterbox, it could mean kitty is constipated or having trouble urinating. Listen for different tones in your cats meow..it could mean upper respiratory or lung problems or signs of illness.

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11/06/2014 11:30.09 AM Report This Comment
Hi
Thanks anyway. I'm definitely adding you to my friends list so I can contact you when I have any questions. Thanks soooo much for all your help!
Love and may Starclan bless!
Carlystar, leader of Banrclan

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11/04/2014 04:28.39 PM Report This Comment
Hi Barney
I just saw a bog you left on a new kitties page...you do not need software to do the frames we use..mom goes to either: www.imikimi.com or www.loonapix.com
both sites are fairly to use...although when om 1st tried it was kinda hair-raising for her, but now she does it very easy.

Kel

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11/04/2014 02:44.21 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Today we are doing WORMS..suggested by MOJO!!! I will get to TAPEWORMS and ROUND WORMS at a later date....

WORMS!!! {Yuck}

WORM WHEN YOUNG: Almost every young animal will be born with worms or will pick them up from nursing their mother...Vets advise worming puppies and kittens as young as 6 weeks. You can pick up the medication at your Veterinarian's Office or a pet store.

CALM TUMMIES WITH KAOPECTATE: This over-the-counter medication is a safe, effective way to reduce diarrhea and calm your pets insides. Kaopectate is safe for cats and dogs, and it adds some solidity to the stool....to give the medication, draw some up in a syringe or a turkey baster. Tip your pets head back and squirt the medicine in the mouth toward the back of the tongue, hold his mouth closed and stroke his throat until, he swallows. A rule of thumb is to give 1 tsp of Kaopectate for each 10 pounds of weight twice a day.

STOP THE STALKING: Another way cats get worms is from eating mice, rabbits or other rodents. To reduce this risk, keep your cats indoors or on a leash in your yard.

KEEP YOUR YARD CLEAN: A variety of intestinal papasites thrive in soil thats contaminated with wastes from dogs and cats. In addition, pets can get an intestinal infection called giardiasis from drinking dirty water.

TAKE PRECAUTIONS: Some of the same medications that vets recommend for preventing heartworm, will help reduce certain intestinal worms.

WATCH THE CULPRITS: While it's extremely common for pets to get worms, catching them early makes the problem much easier to treat.

Check your pets bottom and stools at least 2-3 times a week if you suspect worms...look for rice-shaped tapeworm segments or the longer spaghetti like roundworms..In addition you should have your Vet check your pets stools once a year.

Keep them suggestions coming in!!! Tomorrow we do HAIRBALLS!!!

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11/04/2014 02:40.51 PM Report This Comment
Hi
Moon, Andy, Socks, and Monkey are also my cats. I followed your good advice and created another account. Thanks a bunch!!
Love and may Starclan bless!
Carlystar, leader of Barnclan
P.S. How do you get your cat pics to look like that?

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11/03/2014 05:21.04 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Today we are discussing the following solutions:
FELINE ACNE--suggested by EVIE!!!

FELINE ACNE:

CLEAN IT DAILY: Gently washing your cats face with a mild soap and washcloth will remove surface bacteria and help break down material that may be plugging oil glands. To be most effective, the washcloth should be a little warmer than a baby's bath, but not scalding, Gently scrub, then rinse well with warm water to remove the soap.
DO NOT USE HUMAN DEODORANT SOAPS, which can irritate.

ADD SOME HEAT: Another way to help open clogged glands is by holding a hot pack to the area. The Vet recommends wetting a cloth with hot {NOT SCALDING} water. Wring it out and hold it to the affected area for about 5 minutes or until the cloth cools down. Do this once a day until the acne goes away.

REACH FOR ECHINACCA: Given orally, this infection battling herb, which is commonly sold in health food stores, may act like a mild antibiotic, stopping acne from the inside out.

RAID THE PLANTER: Applying a thin layer of gel from the aloe vera plant will help ease discomfort cause by painful acne. If you do not have an aloe vera plant, you can buy the gel at most health food stores.

DON'T SWAP MEDICINES: Drugs made for people are unlikely to be helpful when given to pets. Using acne products meant for humans will more then likely worsen the acne.

AVOID THE SQUEEZE: When a serious acne outbreak is making your pet uncomfortable, you may be tempted to squeeze the pimples yourself. DO NOT do it, squeezing pimples can be painful and in some cases will cause infected material to spread beneath the skin, causing a deeper infection.

LOOK AT THE BIG PICTURE: While most outbreaks of acne will stick around for a few days and then disappear, sometimes it's a constant problem. It may be that there is something in your pets environment--a certain type of flea collar, or the presence of household pesticides that's causing the problem. Try substituting an herbal flea collar which can be purchased at most Pet stores.

KEEP those suggestions coming in. Tomorrow we will cover Worms.

Come visit me, LADY KELSEE ~HAPPY AUTUMN~, K-WINSTON ~ ~On Vacation til January~~, KALI ~~On Vacation til January~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~On Vacation til January~~, JESSE ~~VOTE for sis Kelsee COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~On Vacation til January~~.

11/03/2014 12:03.20 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
TODAY we are talking about DIABETES in Cats...today's topic bought to you by MIKE.

DIABETES IN KATS:

KEEP THEM TRIM: Being overweight can make diabetes much more difficult to control..we see these 16-pound cats that are producing insulin, but not enough.
To keep kitty trim and at a healthy weight the Vet recommends measuring her/his food to make sure you are not over feeding. You should hold back on the table scraps, which can pile on the pounds. {but we love them so}

SWITCH TO A HIGH-FIBER DIET: Giving kitty high-fiber foods can help stabilize the rate at which fuels enter the cells, keeping keeping blood sugar levels more constant.

KEEP THOSE PAWS MOVING: Exercise is important because it helps control weight. In addition, the more your kitty exercises, the less insulin her/his body requires.

GIVE MEDICINE REGULARLY: Perhaps the most important aspect of treating diabetes is to prevent blood sugar levels from swinging widly from high to low. That is why VETS recommend giving your pet medication at the same time each day.

REWARDS FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR: NO body enjoys getting shots, your pets included. To make the experience as comfortable as possible, be extremely loving, gentle and patient. After the shot reward kitty with plenty of LOVE and perhaps a small treat.

KEEP A SWEET HANDY: Giving kitty insulin will sometimes cause blood sugar to plunge too low, a condition called HYPOGLYCEMIA, so be sure to always have on hand a source of sugar if you have a diabetic pet...some vets recommend a small finger of honey or Karo syrup.

IF your pet experiences HYPOGLYCEMIA please take to the Vet ASAP.

Remember to keep the ailments coming in...tomorrow we will cover Feline acne.

{PS: QKCK...gotta love it}

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11/02/2014 01:04.20 PM Report This Comment
Carlystar here
Thank you for answering and for the purrfect advice. It helps!
Love and may Starclan watch over all you kitties!
Carlystar, leader of Barnclan.

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11/01/2014 07:46.05 AM Report This Comment
Hi K. Barney and kitties
OHHHHH.....I'm so sorry for not pawing back and thanking you sooner. Thank you for concatulating me on my COTD on Oct. 1. All of us are grateful for our fur-friendships here on the CC.

Hope you had a Purrfectly Meowfouslus Halloween.

Purrs,
Sebastien

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10/31/2014 07:31.01 PM Report This Comment
Hey
I don't mean to be rude, but you wrote on my account that if I had any questions, I could ask you. Well I asked you if there is a limit to how many accounts you can have. I would like to know.
Love and God Bless,
Carlystar, leader of Barn Clan

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10/31/2014 01:10.42 PM Report This Comment
Hi Barney
Witching you the best of Halloweens! Purrs...Queen Mimi

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10/31/2014 10:57.49 AM Report This Comment
Hi Barney and Furmily!!
Thanks for coming to my COTD#3 pawty, on Wednesday!!!
Your Pawl- Button

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10/30/2014 09:42.27 PM Report This Comment
Hi Barney
Yeah, but sometimes fun has to be a little scarey. Mom has brought her plants in in anticipation of frost tonight. She knows Winter is coming, but is in denial. Purrs...Queen Mimi

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10/30/2014 12:17.43 PM Report This Comment
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