[LMB] Re: OT: Cats named Max

Royce Day sir-talen at comcast.net
Wed, 25 Jun 2003 20:54:34 -0400


CatMtn at aol.com wrote:

>Royce writes:
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>>Our Max is the alpha cat in our household.  When my son 
>>Thomas was born Max decided he was the boy's guardian, and would take 
>>position on the edge of the floor pad Thomas would lay on to keep an eye 
>>on him.  Now that Thomas can walk about, Max very patiently allows 
>>himself to be none too gently petted and hugged, with all four sets of 
>>claws sheathed.
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>>The really *dumb* cat in our house is Salem, who absolutely refuses to 
>>get the hint whenever we chuck him out of our bed.  Or off the table. 
>>Or out of the garbage can....
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>Salem isn't under two years old (a cat teenager) is he?  They are usually 
>even less amenable to suggestion than the human variety.  O
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He's closer to four or five nowadays.  I think it's his particular breed 
(whatever you call a medium hair, mostly black cat).  The one or two 
others I've met who have similar markings tend to be equally cuddly 
(very!) and not too bright.

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-Royce in MD