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Brushing the Bobo Cat (good way to get rid of fleas)
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Posted on 02/28/2014 4:15:25 AM PST by Perdogg

Brushing the Bobo Cat (good way to get rid of fleas)


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: kittyping

1 posted on 02/28/2014 4:15:25 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: Slings and Arrows

ping


2 posted on 02/28/2014 4:19:44 AM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

My cat thinks the vacuum is a beast from Hell sent to consume her. I get the vacuum out and she does the Cheshire cat thing, only without leaving a grin behind. (She throws out a cat-shaped chaff of fur that remains in her shape long enough for her to make good her escape.)


3 posted on 02/28/2014 4:22:26 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: Gen.Blather

Every cat I’ve ever had ran and hid from the vacuum cleaner. Only way I could vacuum them would be to give them downers.


4 posted on 02/28/2014 4:28:04 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy

Cats and vacs.I think because the cats hearing is so good there are frequencies from the motor we cat hear and drills there brain..
Mine stays in the room until it gets close.
No tellen


5 posted on 02/28/2014 4:43:05 AM PST by CGASMIA68
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To: Perdogg

We’ve only had one cat years ago among many who would run to the vacumn and flop down to be vacumned. She loved it. All the others since pretty much run from it as soon as it is turned on.


6 posted on 02/28/2014 5:30:28 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Perdogg

What purpose do those hideous things even serve?

It is virtually impossible to get rid of them.


7 posted on 02/28/2014 6:51:09 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: Perdogg; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; asgardshill; ...

8 posted on 02/28/2014 7:21:09 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Perdogg

Adorable!


9 posted on 02/28/2014 7:25:09 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Cats or vacuums?


10 posted on 02/28/2014 7:25:39 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Vacuuming the cat is not a good way to remove fleas, as a matter of fact, pretty much useless. Regular brushing with a flea comb is necessary.

You'll find a good quantity of them around the hindquarters and around and below the neck.

11 posted on 02/28/2014 7:31:17 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: Perdogg

I had a white deaf cat once who ran to ride on the vacuum the minute it was turned on. Guess he could feel the vibrations on the floor (this was an upright vac) and figured it would be a relaxing ride. All my other cats have always gone to ground the minute they see or hear a loud machine of any kind.


12 posted on 02/28/2014 9:15:21 AM PST by Mjaye
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To: Gen.Blather

13 posted on 02/28/2014 9:31:32 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Cyber Liberty

Really like that gif.


14 posted on 02/28/2014 9:50:26 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: Perdogg; All
Cute. Thanks for the vid ___________________________________________

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15 posted on 02/28/2014 10:07:45 AM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Run! Run for your lives!!!!


16 posted on 02/28/2014 10:19:52 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Slings and Arrows

Most of our cats do/did not like the vacuum cleaner at all.

However, the one in the video is relatively quiet and low pitched.


17 posted on 02/28/2014 10:48:11 AM PST by TheOldLady
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To: Focault's Pendulum
I agree. Daily combing gets rid of any fleas that may have hopped on board and also larvae.

My domestic shorthair, Andy, absolutely insists upon getting combed every day on his special table. Amazing how much fur comes out; he's a regular fur factory.

18 posted on 02/28/2014 12:21:46 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: andyk

Fleas.

I have three cats and love them more than anything. :)

My furbabies hate the vacuum! They run and hide.


19 posted on 02/28/2014 1:01:46 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: Veto!
Daily combing gets rid of any fleas that may have hopped on board and also larvae.

Also if you let the hair build up on the flea comb you catch quite a few eggs.

I grab the fleas off of the comb and dash them into a bowl of water. You can usually tell how bad they're biting by the amount of blood that's released in the bowl.

Almost lost one of my tuxedo's a few years back from a flea infestation. I took close to a 100 off her. Then I shampooed her with a flea soap and when I rinsed her off the water coming off her was pink. That's how bad she was being bitten.

In a few days she went from being listless to running and jumping all over the place, not to mention eating anything I put in front of her.

20 posted on 02/28/2014 1:02:29 PM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

LOL! :-)


21 posted on 02/28/2014 1:06:10 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: TheOldLady

I was wondering if Bobo was deaf.


22 posted on 02/28/2014 2:00:50 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Possibly, but the vacuum sounded quite muted to me.

It didn’t have that shrieking whistle and grinding motor noise that are so offensive to kittehs’ delicate ears.


23 posted on 02/28/2014 2:12:53 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: Perdogg

My mom had a cat that would actually follow my mom around when she was vacuuming. She adored having her belly and back vacuumed with the upholstery attachment. Worked great for fleas too.

Every OTHER cat we ever had treated the vacuum cleaner like the spawn of satan. If you just opened the closet door where the vacuum lived they’d generally leave the room.


24 posted on 02/28/2014 2:14:49 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Slings and Arrows

It is a Zelmer Elf Vacuum.


25 posted on 02/28/2014 2:58:43 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Pumpkin,our Tabby,can’t be bathed with the flea shampoo because it makes him really ill. We can’t give him anti-flea pills because those made him ill too, almost to the point of death.

The flea comb works well and we’ll dip it into a bowl with soapy water to kill them.

The two other cats we have will go berserk after taking a pill to kill the fleas. Seriously! It’s as though they’re on speed.


26 posted on 02/28/2014 4:44:00 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: fatnotlazy

Remember the old SNL skit “Puppy Uppers and Doggie Downers”?

That was funny as hell.


27 posted on 02/28/2014 4:47:09 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Have you tried Garlic supplements for pets?


28 posted on 02/28/2014 6:04:33 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Baby Shampoo is what we use for fleas. Works fine. Just suds them up & wrap in a towel for awhile, then rinse. One of our kitties loves to be brushed & is ecstatic when we use a flea comb. Funny kitty.

As for vacuums, we had one who refused to be intimidated by them. You had to physically move her in order to clean the spot where she was sitting.


29 posted on 03/01/2014 6:13:51 AM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Perdogg

I’ve never heard of those until now. I’ll tell my mother about them.

Thanks for the suggestion. :)


30 posted on 03/01/2014 3:39:53 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: Twotone

I’ll mention that to my mother. Maybe she’ll use it.

Did you know you can feed a cat baby food? I think you can even give them baby aspirin.

Cats are wonderful!


31 posted on 03/01/2014 3:48:29 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: Drumbo

You gotta check out that video. If only Slinky were so cooperative!


32 posted on 03/03/2014 3:33:17 AM PST by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

We have multiple indoor cats, and for 20 years had zero fleas. Then we moved to TN and adopted two ferals which introduced fleas to the house. Freaked us out. Not only were the fleas disgusting, but cats get tapeworm by ingesting fleas. So there was that.

Immediately we began dosing with Revolution once a month and the fleas on the cats were gone within the first day. Daily intense vacuuming of the house, furniture, etc., for a couple weeks took care of the critters in carpet, hardwood (they love hardwood), and upholstery. For us, the only financially feasible way to buy Revolution for multi-cat households is out of Australia. Otherwise, it would be impossible.

Vet gave Drontal to cure the tapeworm issue.

I had a Persian cat years ago, Mr. Hudson, who loved to be vacuumed. No others, though.


33 posted on 03/03/2014 3:51:15 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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