Monday, June 12, 2006

I can do it! (Or...a cat bath video)

Thanks to Lisa helping me with it......(I told you I would get it if you talked to me like I was 6!  LOL)...... I've got video!!

Now this is an older video from when we were bathing the cats, but still.....I can do it!  Yay, me!

11 comments:

  1. Awwwww, "it's that time of the year and it's been awhile".  How cute!!!!!!  Hubby is reasoning with a CAT!  OMG!  Thought I would pee my pants!!!!!!  HOORAY on you being able to put the video in!  Watch out family, here Momma comes!!!!  ;)
    Hugs and love,
    Lisa and Matthew who thinks your cat has the cutest meow  :)

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  2. Oh, chi%t....I be gone long time, check in and it's still too funny..

    xoxoxo  E

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  3. That was hilarious.  I do enjoy the fact that hubby was explaining to the cat why he was getting a bath!  Funny.
    Good job on the video thing.  You give me hope!
    Traci

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  4. With 16 yrs Dusty & I have it down to a science

    My suggestions:

    * Clip nails first if they still have them!

    * Try to start as a kitten because it is much easier if they get use to it.  

    * Get all supplies ready beforehand & without them noticing. They are clever & will be conditioned to know what is going to happen.

    * Use a laundry room deep sink if you can! With the depth & you being over them it is harder for them to attempt to get out.

    * If you have a stainless steel sink put a towel on the bottom. They slide all over without it & they get scared & they can break a leg or hip, especially older cats!

    * Cats react with it is cool water-body temp is normally 102! Dusty is 101 though. So make sure it is warm water. You will notice they will meow less.

    * Use sprayer but close to body...they do not like spraying water that is why we use squirt guns to change poor behavior. They also do not like the sound-like a dentist drill! HA!

    * I put a towel on the counter. I rinse & rinse & rinse, being a Nebelung his has a thick undercoat & then I put him on the towel on the counter & shampoo him there & massage him for quite some time with it. He then associates it with the massage. He gets 5 shampoos & 1 conditioners so he has even learned how to count & knows this is the last one! Ha!

    * Use Classical Music while bathing...or something cat likes. Mine loves music that is soothing & most of us do too to relax. Think of lovely bubble baths we like! :-)

    * Talk softly like you were...they love that. I tell him how much the female kitties will find him so sexy! HA!

    * Take towel & put over & pat dry. Absorb all the water you can.  Place in carrier & get a pitcher & prop my blow dryer handle in the pitcher & point toward the carrier to dry them.

    * Summer time make sure to bring the room temp up a bit, wet &

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  5. Cut off my response? Word say the word count was way under...what is with AOL?

    Wet & "cold" is not good!

    Anyone have any other tips?

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  6. Wash your cats or whatever .... just STAY SAFE during the approaching f*cking hurricane!  I've been tuning into the news just to see how much of a threat Alberto is to my favorite Florida gal and her tribe.  

    Aren't cats supposed to wash themselves??  Just askin'.

    XO,
    Russ

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  7. now girl that cat is calm........... we would be being scratched not just meowed at. I love that video lol I tried using it for a video last night and it loaded and loaded and loaded and loaded about ten minutes. My new digi cam has Cam corder quality videos so it wont work. I can use AOL's video service but that is it I have been going to try another but I cant remmeber the name. I can email videos to people like I do when someone requsts on (arffer and the bottle and other stuff) but cant get it to load on photo bucket

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  8. did you drug that cat???  As soon as my cats hear any water running, they go and hide!
    Becky

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  9. omg that cat is very good about it

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  10. We would be scratched to pieces if we tried to bath anyone of ours!  Glad J is still in one piece, lol.

    Blessings!~
    Suse

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