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Cat Condo with Scooby

This post is about the cat condo with Scooby.  The cat condo goes back to 2011 I think.  It has had periods of popularity and periods of total neglect.

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2016 Can I please come in? asked Marigold. No room for you Marigold. We need a basement apartment!

You know how cats are.  A popular sleeping place for Scooby is a cardboard box.  He often is hard to find when he is sleeping under it.  I decided to upgrade his box and put the condo on top of it.  Could use some “decoration.” Maybe I could put an even bigger box under it! It was not long before Scooby moved in!  A change in position can often revitalize an unused item.

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Zeke Editor in Chief

News from the Editor in Chief

Zeke reporting!  Normally we don’t post on Thursdays but we are all house-bound!  The air quality is SO bad from the wildfires in Oregon and British Columbia blowing over us we can hardly see or breathe!  Greg got hit the worst!  He’s hacking too! Here is a photo from Tuesday on the way to the Ford dealer for warranty service.  That thing in the left corner is the sun!  Looks like we are on Venus!

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Anyway, a funny thing to show you from the waiting room.

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Scooby and cat toys

Scooby and cat toys.

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I see some catnip dynamite and a catnip carrot in there!

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Scooby facing fireplace

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These are all mine!

Not done any outdoor leash walking with Scooby.  Been pretty warm for me, Greg.  Staying in and amusing ourselves was the order of the day from Zeke Editor in Chief who made us blog-post nearly every day this week.   Zeke can be quite a task master!  Scooby on the other hand was examining his toy collection.  He thinks some of them are missing!   Misplaced more likely.  Have a good weekend everybody!

Polar Bear Thermometer

Earlier this week–Global Warming

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Out of the Bag!

Monday is over so Scooby is Out of the Bag! He thought it best to hide most of Monday.  That was a smart thing as it was 90 degrees, and our house sits open  out in the sun and we have no air conditioning.   Greg is a bit ill today but nothing serious, so that is why we have a new post today.  He went out and stupidly got a touch of heatstroke.  Fortunately the buzzards didn’t get him.

Tuesday is shaping up to be a fine sunny day.  Scooby is showing off his reserve cat toy stash.  Lots of very old ones in the old Easter basket. There seem to be cat toys strewn about every room on the floor with an average spacing of no more than three feet apart.  In the morning, they all appear in different places!  So have a good week as the worst day is past us I hope for all!

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My reserve toy stash!

Today we play Comedy Plus Tuesday Fun

 

Cat Tunnel

This post is about the Twinkle Chute cat tunnel.

Our cat tunnel is so old I do not remember when I purchased or where.  It has LED lights which were motion activated, but they long since stopped functioning.  That is not a problem.  The cats still like to play inside it.  Jumping in and out of the middle hole is common practice.  Today we see Scooby checking it out.

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Scooby at the entrance

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What is going on in there?

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Here I am!

Marigold playing with “Dynamite!”

Today we show some photos of Marigold playing with Dynamite!  Homeland Security need not be alarmed, as the dynamite sticks are filled with catnip!  So far, we have had nip bananas, nip dynamite, nip boomerangs, and a nip carrot!  WE also have some toys that can be refilled with any brand of nip you like.  It is hard to grade these items but the yellow nip boomerang with eyes on it may have a slight edge, for readers who want to know.

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I like the cardboard from paper towel rolls. Looking for dynamite!

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This is not what I thought it was.

Marigold Dynamite!

This smells like Dynamite!

First “Chewy” box

This post is about our first Chewy box.

I got a coupon in the snail mail for $15 off a Chewy order for first-time customers.  It was too good to pass up, as we were going to need food soon, and I was feeling lazy about going to the store to pick it all out.  Why not get it delivered at a discount, I thought.  Two days later a grumpy mailman dropped the box at my front door.  I managed to drag it inside, as I am getting weak!  Basically I just ordered the food they normally eat, and threw in a bonus catnip banana.  The box turned out to be fairly popular, but only if the catnip banana was inside it.

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Marigold and Chi-cat-a-banana

The catnip banana was called a “Chi-cat-a-banana” or chicatabanana. It is bigger than their newest catnip boomerang, and the same size as their catnip dynamite. Scooby and Marigold liked it. Opie was not so enthusiastic. Zeke hid under the bed from the mailman ringing the doorbell.

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Marigold settling down in box

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Scooby enjoying the new Chi-cat-a-banana!

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Why are my eyes glowing?

Opie Chi-cat-a-banana

Opie resting on Chi-cat-a-banana. She is not too affected by it.

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