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    Funny Cat Story

    My friend was telling me that almost everyday she would find her neighbor's (behind her with stockade fence between) mail scattered in her back yard. She was very perplexed and began to get indignant about the constant mess.

    She found a cardboard box and would pick up the mail and take it to her neighbor's house and everyday put the mail in the box. (This neighbor was almost never home to contact.)

    After a few weeks of this, she was getting more and more agitated and couldn't figure out what was going on. The neighbor's house is across from the high school so she thought perhaps a student was having his fun by throwing this mail over the fence.

    Low and behold, one day she was standing on her back steps and she sees HER cat jump over the fence from her neighbor's yard with an envelope in her mouth. She couldn't believe her eyes! She stood there for some time watching her cat bring one envelope at a time over the fence into her yard.

    I don't know how this story ended as this is as far as she went in telling us this story.

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    Those silly cats! Mine steal things from my sewing room - I found the brush used for cleaning lint from my machine - it was behind the garbage can in the bathroom. I once found a huge bag of fabric one of them hid under the bed in the spare bedroom. There were teeth marks and claw marks all over the bag but the fabric was fine.

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    I was watching funniest videos on t.v. yesterday and they showed one cat waiting at the slot in the door for the mailman to push mail through. the cat would grab a piece and go off with it. I don't know what happened to the mail after that, they didn't show it. I thought only dogs did that!! Oh my!! And they also showed a cat stealing a whole loaf of bread and attacking it on the floor. I think the bag was what the cat wanted, not the bread.

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    That is a very funny story. What should we learn about knowing the whole story before we act? Thanks for sharing.
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    OMG, how funny! My cats will find a toy of my DGD's to play with if they get too bored with their toys.
    Grandma of 5 beautiful grand kids, 4 crazy cats & 1 dog!

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    That is just too funny

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    Too funny. Mine will start gnawing and eating anything packaged in plastic including packing tape. i thought I had mice gnawing on my bags with fabric until I caught him red handed or should I say red pawed in the closet.

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    I love Cats and enjoyed your stories. I have a black Tuxedo cat, her name is Bitty Boo. Thanks for sharing!

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    I liked all the stories. My little(big)gray tabby steals my jewelry. She has chewed up a lovely pair of 14k hoops, stolen a watch, that I did find eventually, my tweezers were found by the cleaning person, in the fireplace. I had already cleaned the firebox and apparently Dovie was checking my work. I am now very careful to put away earrings or at least drop them in a drawer! I find felt mice , in my bed most mornings, those are usually from the other cat, Hershey. I do like my little mysteries !

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    My cat picks up odd things all the time. Little things (earrings, screws, pencils) left on the kitchen counter and knocks them on the floor. I think he either likes the sound of the drop or actually watching things drop ?? I lost a new earring once, only one was on the counter...no idea of where the other one was, until I turned on the garbage disposer and heard crunch, crunch...Oh, if I leave a brillo pad out, he is fascinated with them. I find them everywhere.

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    We can't leave pencils, pens or anything round out where our one cat can find them. He like to carry them off and hide them under the furniture in the front room. He started this when he was a kitten (12 yrs ago) and still does it.

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    Mine used to eat bread, cake rolls. No matter where i put it, she would open drawers , cabinets even the wall cabinets. The only thing she could not open was my tuperware cake carrier. But she could knock it off the table and bat it around the house. She has gone to her reward, and I still miss her antics.

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    We had a cat that played with our daughters Fisher Price little wooden people.

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    Thanks for this post. You just brought back some memories of my sweet Twidgett. I had small, round sponges for cleaning ceramics. Now, there were only a couple of these sponges, but she would find them! She'd carry one around in her mouth like it was her baby. :-) She also loved the premade bows...but only the red ones! And those she'd bat around on the floor, flip them in the air, and repeat!
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    We don't have a cat but the lady across the street does. We also have a humming bird feeder outside our living room window. It is also very close to the carport. Every couple days we found ourselves refilling the feeder. We were happy and also watched the birds feeding around it. This weekend we noticed a lot of red (as it turned out liquid) all over the front door and my car (along with paw prints). We blamed it on the birds being so territorial. DH decided to take some photos. Then it happened and he didn't catch it. Neighbors cat got on top of my car and would leap at the feeder and miss the birds and hit the feeder and it just went swinging.

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    We had a cat at the office that would steal from your purse. He liked candy. One person had a baggie of hard candies in her purse and by the third time we caught him with it, she finally put it up and zipped the purse closed. He took stuff from my desk and hid it to. Pens and pencils were his favorite.
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    MY cat used to play fetch just like a dog. She dosnt do it anymore.
    The only thing my cat likes to bring into the house is live lizards or birds if he can catch them.
    I wake up with kitty toys in my bed sometimes.
    I have 3 cats, one female.
    She is crazy for gum and will smell it in purses and dig for it. My daughter spoils her and lets her have a very small piece to eat.
    Last edited by Rose Marie; 09-10-2013 at 05:59 AM.

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    our old cat would raid anybody's purse that had anything spearmint in it--gum, mints, candy, even empty wrappers. she never cared much for catnip, but went crazy for the spearmint in the garden, too. we would have to hide anything out of her reach and in a closet or cupboard. my mom never forgot the time the darn cat stole a giant pack of gum out of her purse, and chewed up the top of every wrapped piece of gum in it--and then put it back in the purse. got to love the critters...
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    sure gotta luv em I had a cat that liked anything shiny including my jewelry I could not figure out why my earrings braclets would go missing then finally cought him stealing them off the dresser and this is the same cat that would knock my hair combs off the dresser and would find my puppy chewing on them and wonder how he got it I still have one of the combs all chewed at one end but don't have the heart to throw it out.......

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    Great story!!

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    Aren't cat WONDERFUL?

    My Gus is and I am sure yours is tooo.
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    This is not a story about cats, but about basenjis, known as the dog for people who like cats:

    I sold a pup to a family out in CO (I'm in Ohio) and one of the reasons they got one of my pups is because they passed my 'approved basenji home' test
    Their other basenji died of old age, but they told me a story about her. For a 4-5 mos, things were becoming missing in their house. Not big things, just little bothersome things. Like cd's, washcloths, socks, etc.
    One day they had a visitor, and she sat down, placed her purse of the floor. The dog immediately grabbed the wallet that was at the top of the purse, and ran behind their couch.
    Of course, they followed her to retrieve it, and what did they find?
    There was a hole chewed in the back of the couch, and in that hole was the wallet, and all the things that had come up missing over the past few months!
    Why did they get a pup from me? One might think that was because after that, they still wanted another, but really, the main reason they were an 'approved basenji home' was because they went 4 months without going behind their couch! (I didn't like to place pups in homes of super duper neat people)
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    You need to explain to your cat that it's a federal offense to tamper with the mail! Perhaps your neighbors need a more secure mail box.

    Cats can have goofy ideas about what's fun. We discovered that one of mine chewed a large hole in a vinyl shower curtain last year. She will nip off shoe laces if anyone leaves shoes out of the closet. She likes to play fetch, and the perfect toy for that is a plastic hair curler. After she's finished for the day she'll knock it under a piece of furniture. When the TV service repair person pushed the armoire aside recently to get at the wires, I was a little awkward explaining why there were 20 or so hair curlers among the dust bunnies.
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