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What did you have to kitty proof in your home that you didn't except to have to?

What did you have to kitty proof in your home that you didn't except to have to?

  • Cabinets

    Votes: 3 27.3%
  • Stove

    Votes: 2 18.2%
  • Washer/Dryer

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • Front/back door

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • Plants

    Votes: 5 45.5%
  • Blinds/curtain cords

    Votes: 4 36.4%
  • Windows

    Votes: 2 18.2%
  • Fireplace

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Garbage cans

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    11

Catzzzmeow

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Feel free to share stories/solutions in the comments. Please note the options only show on Regular site www.sphynxlair.com. It will not work in Tapatalk
 

Bailey21

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@Catzzzmeow OMG what a little stinker! Now I know they make these if mine ever figure out how to turn out gas on o_O
 

Cleopatra Beers

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After Mr Marcus A. A. pulled down and shattered 2 cereal bowls that cost $80.00 each to replace, the upper cabinets were childproofed. Try explaining that to potential home buyers!
Cleo broke a ceramic collectable jewelry box that has been irreplaceable, and ate 32 inches of yarn. How do I know how long the yarn was? The vet measured it during the $4200.00 surgery (sigh).
 

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After Mr Marcus A. A. pulled down and shattered 2 cereal bowls that cost $80.00 each to replace, the upper cabinets were childproofed. Try explaining that to potential home buyers!
Cleo broke a ceramic collectable jewelry box that has been irreplaceable, and ate 32 inches of yarn. How do I know how long the yarn was? The vet measured it during the $4200.00 surgery (sigh).
Your babies have certainly trained you and Bob over the years. Hope you guys are doing well...stay safe.
 

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Pixel steals earplugs out my ears during the night and then eats them! At first I thought they fell out and he found them, knocked them under the bed etc. Then I found a half ate one and then a few days later some bright orange poop! Thankfully nothing got stuck there. I now no longer wear earplugs and live on very little sleep. Lol.


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Sheldon13

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Pixel steals earplugs out my ears during the night and then eats them! At first I thought they fell out and he found them, knocked them under the bed etc. Then I found a half ate one and then a few days later some bright orange poop! Thankfully nothing got stuck there. I now no longer wear earplugs and live on very little sleep. Lol.


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Aww bless your heart! You can’t wear a different kind? Or try a white noise app?


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Staceyxxx

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Yeah windows, as I recently moved and Binky can get out of them in this house. Also house plants, I can’t have any due to her allergies!
 

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@Pixel OMG I also woke up to a partially chewed ear plug! But thankfully they don't take them out of my ears, I had left them on my nightstand :0
 

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There are million little things you learn to kitty proof through the years. Every one is an individual and comes up with new things. Keeps me on my toes and int's never boring in my house! I do have a problem with windows. We net and renet every year. The cats climb and tear it to pieces, I'm so fed up with it. Anyone got any great advice to share?
 

Sheldon13

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There are million little things you learn to kitty proof through the years. Every one is an individual and comes up with new things. Keeps me on my toes and int's never boring in my house! I do have a problem with windows. We net and renet every year. The cats climb and tear it to pieces, I'm so fed up with it. Anyone got any great advice to share?
By net do you mean window screens?


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Razor Blades from the shower stall upper ledge! stinkers jump up and grab and steal!
 

Toa and Ross

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I'm renovating my house and now have an extra spare room with window you can open a little like the one on the photo. Scared the hell out of me. Never expected this could happen but now I read this happens often with these kind of windows .

Pet protection services and fireman together rescued this cat.

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Sheldon13

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Poor kitten!


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Sheldon13

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Nope, no screens. I bought strong insect net and stapled it in the window. Not the best solution...
I’m just wondering if something more like hardware cloth is feasible.


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Condo commando

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@Zab they make screens that are stronger to keep cats in and wildlife out. They are harder to look through because the wire is thicker but I've heard they really do work.

@Toa and Ross yeah that window looks like an accident waiting to happen. I can't figure out why they couldn't get the cat from inside though.
 

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I had to move my dogs food bowl in the living room where I am most of the time be because Toby loves her food, and vise-versa!
Omg I have to feed my dog and kitten at the same time in different rooms. Otherwise the kitten just stares at my dog eating and tries to snatch his food. And when he’s all done I have to cover whatever is left. I woke up one night around 3-4 am and found the kitten downstairs stealing the dog’s food while he had a full bowl of his own!
 

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Omg I have to feed my dog and kitten at the same time in different rooms. Otherwise the kitten just stares at my dog eating and tries to snatch his food. And when he’s all done I have to cover whatever is left. I woke up one night around 3-4 am and found the kitten downstairs stealing the dog’s food while he had a full bowl of his own!
Their interactions are just so genuine I love it, but they're crazy together. I have my cat's litter and food in a separate room with a baby gate so he can jump, but my dog can't. I put my dog's food in the living room where I mostly sit so I can keep an eye on who is eating my dog's food!
 

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Their interactions are just so genuine I love it, but they're crazy together. I have my cat's litter and food in a separate room with a baby gate so he can jump, but my dog can't. I put my dog's food in the living room where I mostly sit so I can keep an eye on who is eating my dog's food!
Lol I bet!! My dog is 5yrs while my kit is 5months. So my kitten just follows him around everywhere and tries to race him when going upstairs. I see the baby gate works to keep the dog out, I need a method to keep the cat out
 
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