A cat door in Douglas was on "lock" last month, when Rufus, a red-haired tabby, discovered to his dismay that he was hosting a visit from the traveling vet. Rufus pussyfooted to the far end of the room. Then he whirled and made a run at the cat door. Pow! Leading with his shoulder, the cat knocked the door from its mounting and fled. "I don't believe what I just saw," the vet said.
***And a big, gray cat named Dusty who lives in my neighborhood discovered a unique use for his cat door. He sits just inside with his head poking out, shielded from rain by the flap that rests like a visor atop his head.
Friday, August 17, 2007
I had to share this gem from the morning paper with you. It is a weekly column on cats, by Linda Daniel. To read the entire column, go to Cats love to come and go where she discusses the cat door that let in a porcupine, how frequently a cat will gaze at the front door until it is opened, as well as: