Re: [Felvtalk] Collars

2011-05-25 Thread Lorrie
On 05-24, paola cresti wrote: snipped.. If they were indoor only I wouldn't worry with collars, but since they go out, I don't want them trapped/nabbed or harmed by evil people, so they know that someone WILL be looking for them. It's scary to see them in trouble that time that

Re: [Felvtalk] Collars

2011-05-25 Thread Lorrie
On 05-24, Natalie wrote: But were you aware that microchips can cause cancer? I got a cat from death row in NYC, and will have chip removed...it has already migrated! Yes, and this is one of the reasons I don't microchip. The other reason is because we live in a very rural area, and our

Re: [Felvtalk] Collars

2011-05-25 Thread MaiMaiPG
How do you deal with coyotes and dog packs? On May 25, 2011, at 6:01 AM, Lorrie wrote: On 05-24, Natalie wrote: But were you aware that microchips can cause cancer? I got a cat from death row in NYC, and will have chip removed...it has already migrated! Yes, and this is one of the reasons

Re: [Felvtalk] Collars

2011-05-25 Thread Natalie
Easy - not a single cat goes outside - they have safe outdoor enclosures! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 7:29 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re:

Re: [Felvtalk] Collars

2011-05-25 Thread Lorrie
On 05-25, MaiMaiPG wrote: How do you deal with coyotes and dog packs? We live in a private resort area, and all dogs must be inside or on a leash. I have never seen a coyote, but just in case I always bring all our cats inside at night. Believe it or not they dutifully come when I call them.

Re: [Felvtalk] Collars

2011-05-25 Thread MaiMaiPG
Mine don't have authorized walks but Copper has been known to take an unauthorized one---and panic me. Lorrie was taling about the safety of her area though. I have a similar set up but .. and wonder how she deals with it. On May 25, 2011, at 7:36 AM, Natalie wrote: Easy - not a

[Felvtalk] Out Like a Shot: Keeping Cats From Getting Out the Door

2011-05-25 Thread Natalie
Out Like a Shot: Keeping Cats From Getting Out the Door by Kelly Modzelewski, Most cat owners have experienced it at least once: you answer the door, it's the UPS guy, you feel you have it open only a crack when swoosh! a furry blur shoots outside. This scenario can be

[Felvtalk] Cats getting out the front door

2011-05-25 Thread Georgetta Brickey
Hi list, I usually just lurk on this list, but I wanted to post regarding opening the front door to talk to a visitor and having a cat dash out. If you can add a screen or securty door outside your main door, that would stop 90+ % of hasty exits. Our house actually has a small alcove

Re: [Felvtalk] Cats getting out the front door

2011-05-25 Thread Natalie
I absolutely agree with the screen/glass storm door! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Georgetta Brickey Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 4:54 PM To: FeLV List Subject: [Felvtalk] Cats getting out the front

Re: [Felvtalk] Cats getting out the front door

2011-05-25 Thread Edna Taylor
A large Scat Mat on the inside of the front door works well too. We keep one at the front door and they don't go near it. Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 18:01:57 -0400 From: at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cats getting out the front door I