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FML - The follow-up

Today, my cat has figured out that while I'm good at sleeping through her nagging in the early morning hours, I will unfailingly wake up for my baby. FML

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No need to get rid of the cat, she's good to both my baby and my older son and I have absolutely no fears regarding her and the kids. I still have no clue how she does what she does, I assume she either meows in their room long enough to wake up the baby or she paws him through the rails of the crib until he wakes up. She has food available at all times, so that's not an issue (and she's really thin btw). Pretty sure she just wants to go outside to do whatever it is cats do at night (roam, hunt
By kittyboo_is_me - / Tuesday 19 November 2013 06:59 / Slovenia - Maribor
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36, On the contrary, I've found the best way to discipline a cat is to put them all alone in a dark room and ignore them for an hour or two. I had a cat who used to howl outside my bedroom door every morning, asking to be fed or let outside. Rather than give her what she wanted, I put her in the bathroom with the light off for a while. She stopped that behavior real quick. Then I had a mean cat who would pick fights with my other cats. When he started getting aggressive, I simply put him in the

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80, There's nothing wrong with being hungry. But there is something wrong with waking me up at 4 in the morning on a Saturday. The cat was well fed and never had to wait for a meal for more than a few hours, which is no worse than what I have to experience at work sometimes. Excuse me for not allowing my animal to become accustomed to eating every morning before sun up.

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92, No, but they understand cause and effect. "Whenever I scratch the couch, water sprays at me. I don't like water. I won't scratch the couch anymore."

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112- No. Cats carry a parasite, not a virus, that is not fatal to anyone. The supposed issue with cats and babies is that people are afraid the cat will lay on the baby's head and smother it. This is, of course, total bullshit. Unless you have a cat that actually likes to sleep on people's faces, in which case keep the cat out of the baby's room at night. Simple.

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Thr problem with cats and babies is cats can smell the milk on the baby and want it. The rumor is that cats will smother the baby trying to reach whatever milk they smell. This doesn't mean you throw your cats out. Just don't let the cat around the baby when its a newborn. At around 6 months babies can move on their own and its not really a worry with cats anymore. Cats aren't stupid, they're not going to kill your baby for a smelling milk. But if everyones worried, just keep the cat away until

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You both are partially correct. Some cats carry a parasite called toxoplasmosis, which is not harmful to them and is expelled in their excrement. It will not kill an adult or a child. HOWEVER, it CAN cause a pregnant woman to miscarry, which is why they are cautioned against cleaning litter, especially during the first trimester.

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#63 I'm pretty sure my cat makes a meow that sounds way to close to "mooommm" as a child who is trying to get their mom to let them do something that they were told "no" to. I would do it as a joke to him when he would whine and I think he is imitating it!

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Cats meows actually have altered as they have domesticated to more closely mimic the sound of a human infant, and of course the fact they vocalize as often as they do beyond kittenhood is a product of evolution found only in domestic cats. Fun facts.

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#13, also as an attempt to vaccinate this story from the inevitable flood of predictable jokes. I might as well try to head off my other pet peeve-du-jour: Ahem! I hope you mean EX-cat.

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