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Posted at 2nd Nov 2009 - 05:34PM   Posted by Lily   Cat on the Range Comments: 19

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Lily's Avatar It must be hot and not very comfortable, but she won't give up!

Posted by: Lily on 2nd Nov 2009 at 05:35PM

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LOL, typical cat -

I just got home from the quacks to find one sitting on the bread board, 2 on the washing pile, and one in the washing basket. The other 2 made a bee line for the bonnet of my car as soon as I pulled up!

Sneaky critters!

The tiles look familiar? Winchester Tiles?

Posted by: Zoe on 2nd Nov 2009 at 05:39PM

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Lily's Avatar Not sure about the tiles, just chose something plain in the hope that they wouldn't date too quickly and I wouldn't get tired of them.
The other cat has snuggled into my fleece which is waiting to be put away tidily- yes real opportunists.

Posted by: Lily on 2nd Nov 2009 at 05:44PM

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Preseli Mags's Avatar Gorgeous! Will she move before she starts to singe? I once found a cat in the bread basket (on top of the bread). Rolling Eyes

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 2nd Nov 2009 at 06:13PM

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CalicoKate's Avatar MAGS!! That's hilarious!
Lily she looks so cozy I hope she doesn't roast from the bottom up though Blink.

Posted by: CalicoKate on 2nd Nov 2009 at 08:29PM

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Withy Brook's Avatar Not quite as burning hot as on the other side! A happy cat!
We have those tiles too.

Posted by: Withy Brook on 2nd Nov 2009 at 08:30PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar The tiles and the cat and what we can see of the range - range envy here look great.

When I was much younger and living in a flat - only heating a two bar electric fire . . . my cat tried to cuddle up to the fire and set its tail on fire . . . the cat was fine . . . I burned my hand when I grabbed the tail to smother the fire Blink

Posted by: Westerwitch on 2nd Nov 2009 at 09:08PM

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Milkmaid's Avatar My what nice clean tiles you MrsVery Happy

Posted by: Milkmaid on 2nd Nov 2009 at 09:20PM

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Well, ask Seashell about Kitten and where Kitten likes to hang out.

Of course, Lily, I see right through you! You are showing us how squeeky clean your range top cover is! Look at her refelection! Very Happy

Posted by: Celtic Heart on 2nd Nov 2009 at 10:03PM

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Angel's Avatar I'm coming back as a cat.
Or a man.
xx

Posted by: Angel on 2nd Nov 2009 at 10:25PM

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Preseli Mags's Avatar Uploaded Image

I found the photo of the cat in the bread basket (I didn't say the basket was big enough for the cat did I?). We could have a thread on this: Cats in unusual places. I can also give you: Cat stuck in clothes airer; cat in tumble dryer; cat in parcel; cat in newspaper; cat being ironed (cool setting); and cat in bathroom wash basin. What is it with cats?!

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 2nd Nov 2009 at 10:32PM

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Lily's Avatar Don't know about clean tiles, thinkit was more to do with the flash and also editing out a big greasy mark.Smile

Posted by: Lily on 2nd Nov 2009 at 10:53PM

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Posted by: Lily on 2nd Nov 2009 at 10:57PM

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Frances's Avatar Never had a cat, even as a child, but that doesn't stop me from enjoying these photos and comments.

Have to admit that I really liked Angel's the best!

xo

Posted by: Frances on 2nd Nov 2009 at 11:41PM

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Camilla's Avatar Lovely pictures of Cats, I adore them but my Daisy is not good with Cats, I used to have three Cats at one time.

Daisy my JRT likes to sit right on top of the marble hearth in front of the fire, quite worrying as I am sure one day she will catch her fur alight, have to keep an eye on her, she loves the warmth of the fireside.

xx

Posted by: Camilla on 3rd Nov 2009 at 01:05AM

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Patsy's Avatar Sorry to be a spoilsport but cats on food preparation areas? Shocked
After walking through their litter tray, licking their bottoms and spreading saliva all over their fur, they lie down where you prepare your family's food...sorry but that's gross.
Now it's probably true that your average person interested in country matters (the demographic for this forum) is more health conscious than most so you will all have heard of toxoplasmosis, cryptospirodiosis, salmonella, bartonellosis etc carried by even healthy cats.
Most zoonotic diseases pose minimal threat; however, some among you may be particularly at risk. Those with immature or weakened immune systems, such as infants, individuals with AIDS, the elderly, and people undergoing cancer therapy, are more susceptible to zoonotic infections than others.
Please be careful..

Posted by: Patsy on 3rd Nov 2009 at 07:49PM

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Kitten sits on the oven door when I leave it open, turned on low, cold mornings trying to warm up the house as there is no working furnace. Rolling Eyes

Posted by: Seashell Cosmos on 3rd Nov 2009 at 09:06PM

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Lily's Avatar I don't prep food on the range- when it gets to the range it is in something-casserole, saucepan etc. stirring implements are placed on a saucer not directly on the enamel. Also, when cooking the range is too hot for the cat.
Cats are wormed regularly.
There is no contact whatsoever between cat and food

Posted by: Lily on 4th Nov 2009 at 02:25PM

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Preseli Mags's Avatar The bread in the bread basket was destined for the hens. The hens' bread basket was not used at the table (in the picture it's next to a box of Denkavit, lamb milk replacer in the utility room - not a food preparation area). I don't allow animals or their feeding bowls in my kitchen at all.

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 4th Nov 2009 at 03:34PM

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