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Decluttering has caused a problem!


Monday, June 10, 2013

Now on every clean area, the cat jumps up there!

If there is anything there at all, he knocks it off an makes a mess for me.

I tried putting the sticky tape there--well I got caught because I put a paper on it and now it is stuck!

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STITCH4EVER 6/13/2013 5:50PM

    LOL YOU KNOW THE OLD SAYING - DOGS HAVE MASTERS BUT CATS HAVE STAFF. I THINK YOUR CAT THINKS YOU ARE HER MAID!
ERIN

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SARAHTAIT 6/12/2013 2:22PM

    I can send you my yorkies..the will pee on things for you and help you clean like they help me.


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FANCYQTR 6/12/2013 11:48AM

    When I try to declutter I lose everything. Now I see that I might have problems with Orzo on the furniture more. Oh, boy.

I have always been told about the water squirt trick. That worked great with April, who started pottying on the carpet (caught her before she got anything done), but Orzo just moves when the water is squirted and then comes back. He ate most of a strawberry plant and is now after the other plants.

Hope you can figure a solution.

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KIM--POSSIBLE 6/12/2013 9:59AM

    No suggestions, either. I've heard people say that spraying them with water when they get on surfaces where they shouldn't be works, but I've never tried it (seems kind of mean to me!). DD's cat has nearly killed my aloe plant because she thinks that is where she should sit to look out the window. I tried moving the plant, but she still went and sat in it. Good luck!

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IAMWINNING 6/12/2013 9:46AM

    Chris, I was amused at your kitty's antics, but I empathize with you for the frustration. I well know that we get 'caught' sometimes when we try to booby-trap something to keep animals (or kids) out. That brought another smile to my face, although I know it's not amusing to you. Hang in there. Try some of the suggestions others have given, and you, too, will come out on top.

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BUTTERFLYMAJIC 6/11/2013 11:27AM

    When I de-clutter it means I can't find a thing. lol Your cat is just thanking you for more beds.

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123ELAINE456 6/11/2013 9:58AM

  It is the Cats House. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Super Great Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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ROCKLAND2010 6/11/2013 9:34AM

    This is why there is an expression, "it's like herding cats". They have minds of their own.
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Comment edited on: 6/11/2013 9:34:32 AM

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GAYLLYNNE 6/11/2013 7:02AM

    Oh those kitties!!! Mine does things like that too. I cleaned out an area behind my bedroom door and now have discovered it's her favorite place to sleep!! Go figure!

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PYNETREE 6/11/2013 6:03AM

    It is the cat's house, Accept it, emoticon
be glad she lets you share it, and keep the food bowl filled!

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DJ4HEALTH 6/10/2013 11:51PM

    I read that there is a kit that you put in the garden to keep cat out and from doing it business, they are spikes that are made from rubber and do not hurt the cat but the cat does not like the feel of them so they stay away from your garden and I am sure that you can cut them down to fit where you need them, it is in "Gardeners Supply Company" website is gardeners.com. It is called Cat Scat #31-952

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1STATEOFDENIAL 6/10/2013 10:32PM

    This weekend my cat played 'don't step in the lava' on my furniture. He drives me crazy! He used to be so good about not jumping up where he doesn't belong because I ground him when I catch him doing it. But in this house he's been getting worse. I'm sure the incredible stress I'm under is not helpful to him at all. Perhaps your cat is also showing off as an attempt at stress release because your husband isn't there. Changes in a house can affect pets as much as humans.

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FROSTY99 6/10/2013 10:02PM

    Kitties do like to play! Mine used to love to push paper off my desk!!

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ELSCO55 6/10/2013 9:37PM

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DS9KIE 6/10/2013 7:31PM

    funny emoticon

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BARB4HEALTH 6/10/2013 6:45PM

    Like the wire hangers tip. emoticon

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BARCLE 6/10/2013 5:36PM

    emoticon excellent tip about the wire hangers too emoticon

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KATSTEAM 6/10/2013 5:19PM

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there he goes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

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ONUTHIN125 6/10/2013 2:02PM

    emoticon It seems that you bur baby likes your cleaning! emoticon

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PICKIE98 6/10/2013 1:31PM

    It may not work for small spaces, BUT I learned this decades ago: When you do not want ANYBODY to sit or walk or whatever on a surface, lay WIRE COAT HANGERS on the space. Animals hate it, they cannot sit, lie down or walk on them without the hanger wire getting in between their pads or just on the whole paw. Doesn't hurt them in the long run, but they WILL NOT get on them!

This is really cool when you leave the house and you KNOW they are just waiting to start the party when they hear that lock click!!

My aunt duct taped a bunch of them together, stored them behind her divan or under the beds when not in use. On countertops, they rattle too, making it a bummer for bad kitties.

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SONYALATRECE 6/10/2013 12:53PM

    Bless your heart!

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SUECHRIS50 6/10/2013 12:26PM

    This also made me laugh..At least its your cat!My grown kids and grandkids are like F5 tornadoes!Not a surface left untouched..while I yell! emoticon

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JESUSLIGHTSMEUP 6/10/2013 12:19PM

  This made me laugh because kitty thinks you cleaned up just for him or her..LOL

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