Caturday is upon us. All is well....

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Peace Warrior, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. Inyo Tim

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    That should be fine with the heating pad and heated water. My friend in Montana has some ferals at his place and they survive those winters. I think in the cold spells they bury themselves in the hay. How cold does it get there?
     
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    I've seen it get down to -30f. Usually not that cold, mostly in the teens, with cold nights around zero in peak winter. Always windy, but the house blocks alot of it where they live. Sometimes there isn't even hardly a winter lately. Hopefully this year will be mild.
     
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    +1 on the door flap, I would cover those gaps below the floor also.
     
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    Sylvie is out in gen-pop!
    Its been a wonderful first session.
    Having a tad bit of an alpha cat showdown but they're doing well. Dantley is intimidated by the missing ear. Sylvie has street cred and it scares him....
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    What do Ebbie and Sage think of the new member of the clan?
     
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    Well, so far Ebbie hates her and sage and her hissed while passing in the hall. Dantley was the one I was really concerned about. So far, they are ok together.
     
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    Awesome, RPK! I'm sure they'll all come to terms in short order.

    -Pat
     
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    Will wash or dry clean out...


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    May be able to handle and home him...


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    I started laughing when I read "street cred".
     
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    Consider heat. Incandescent light bulb in a trouble lamp cage will do a surprisingly good job heating a small somewhat confined space.

    Doesn’t get down even into the teens very often here. My outdoor cat has a sure ‘nough cat bed in a back corner of the roofed deck plus a caged heat lamp operated by a 40* plug thermostat.


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    I have one outdoor cat - a former stray/feral who wandered up, decided he liked the food service and stayed. He wants in and at least one of the indoor cats also wants him in. Unfortunately he is a carrier for a couple highly fatal cat diseases.


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    My Durango was dropped off at my daughter’s clinic as a tiny kitten, almost dead from loss of blood due to flea bites. She had to transfuse him so he could live long enough to be de-fleaed.




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    Good point about the water. I have a plastic bowl with built in heater and 40* thermostat. It won’t unthaw if the heater is unplugged and the water freezes, but it (so far) has prevented freezing. Got mine at Tractor Supply, but no doubt equivalent ones are available elsewhere.


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    I like this design. Used a similar one with the offset door for my German Shepherd. If untraditional is OK, I built an amazingly roomy house from one sheet of 3/8” exterior plywood and a couple lengths of 1”x2” stock. Used glue and screws rather than nails.


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