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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #82 on: September 09, 2017, 18:35:20 PM »
I'll give that a try.

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #81 on: September 09, 2017, 18:12:15 PM »
You'll have to foster a Felix Crispie addiction the same as my cats have, one hint of the crinkle of the packet and I am surrounded by adoring cats, unfortunately the only thing they are adoring is the treats. :rofl:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #80 on: September 09, 2017, 16:29:13 PM »
My brother is over for a visit, which involves going to the pub at least twice, and I generally keep the cats in all day when I'm out in the evening, if possible, so they're all stuck indoors until he goes back on Monday morning!
Last time I kept Bramble upstairs while the others went out, this time they're all together, and she seems more settled. I'll find out if I'm right on Monday!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #79 on: September 09, 2017, 15:38:38 PM »
She really is giving you the run-around, isn't she?! :hug:

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #78 on: September 09, 2017, 15:23:24 PM »
 :wow:  Am so glad Dave.  You must be relieved.  Has she stayed in (silly question, but I have to ask  :doh:)

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #77 on: September 07, 2017, 19:19:49 PM »
...and she's back!
She doesn't like it though, and keeps crying to go out, so I'm sure she'll play silly beggars again. On the other hand, this time she stayed much more visible. Last time there were days when I didn't see her at all, this time I saw her several times during the day and evening.



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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #76 on: September 06, 2017, 06:51:53 AM »
 :-: :-:  Oh Bramble....... :doh:

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #75 on: September 05, 2017, 16:10:00 PM »
what a shame, must be so frustrating for you, still like you say it is getting colder

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #74 on: September 05, 2017, 16:08:03 PM »
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She wouldn't come in last night, and she's running off every time she sees me, so we're back to square one. At least she's nearby, and it'll be colder soon, so plan B might have a chance.

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #73 on: September 04, 2017, 12:19:37 PM »
It's sunny today, so she might be a bit more reluctant to come in, but at least she came in when it rained instead of running away, which is what she was doing before, even when it was tipping down.

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #72 on: September 04, 2017, 07:40:02 AM »
You're bound to be nervous Dave, but so pleased she came in of her own volition.  :wow:

Our little Malt has just begun to go out again at night on her own, after her misadventure in June.  Can't say I'm keen, but hope that the cooler nights may help to keep her indoors soon.

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #71 on: September 03, 2017, 17:30:34 PM »
I'm so glad that Madam came in of her own accord!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #70 on: September 03, 2017, 15:27:57 PM »
I'll be nervous every day for a while yet, but it's a good start!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #69 on: September 03, 2017, 15:14:15 PM »
Really glad for you, and her! :wow:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #68 on: September 03, 2017, 13:38:18 PM »
Bramble went out this morning, and then it started raining, not hard but persistent....and she stayed out, looking just as grumpy and stubborn as she did before her incarceration, and running away and hiding if I made a move towards her. I thought I'd made a big mistake, but then she came in while I wasn't looking, and stayed there long enough for me to shut the door.

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #67 on: August 30, 2017, 23:35:56 PM »
I hope she behaves after her grounding. :hug: :hug: :hug:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #66 on: August 30, 2017, 20:52:53 PM »
Awwww  ;D

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #65 on: August 30, 2017, 19:56:32 PM »
Bramble was a bit wary when I approached, but didn't flinch at all! She's settling down nicely now, so this Sunday will probably be the big day. I'll worry until she comes back in, of course, but it'll have to be done!






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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #64 on: August 26, 2017, 19:17:45 PM »
I was thinking of letting her out tomorrow, but she started acting up and hissing at me when I went near her so I think I'll give it another week. I managed to stroke her a couple of times, so she's settled down a bit, but she's still flinching. I can't keep her in forever though, as much as I'd like to!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #63 on: August 26, 2017, 17:48:27 PM »
How much longer is Bramble grounded for Dave?
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #62 on: August 22, 2017, 17:27:20 PM »
They are very sweet together, good to see Clio being affectionate to her too. :Luv:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #61 on: August 22, 2017, 16:22:07 PM »
so cute to see cats snuggling

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #60 on: August 22, 2017, 07:15:44 AM »
:wow: :wow: :wow:   Aw, that's just lovely!!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #59 on: August 21, 2017, 18:46:54 PM »
Thankfully I don't have to brush Bramble. She takes care of herself most of the time, and if she needs more grooming Lily takes care of it!






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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #58 on: August 21, 2017, 18:28:07 PM »
I have never had the nerve to try and brush Sky. Good job she is shorthaired!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #57 on: August 21, 2017, 06:51:47 AM »
Baby steps, but giant strides.   :wow:

My OH was trying very gently to brush Malt when he was on his knee, and she shot into the air and ran and hid, glaring at him.   

Every time we may fool ourselves into thinking she's getting a bit more "handleable" she shows us that's not the case.  Nontheless, to be where we are after two years is still a source of great pleasure.

Hoping Bramble's continuing to enjoy her time indoors.   :hug:

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #56 on: August 20, 2017, 13:47:57 PM »
That is good news Dave. :wow: :wow: :wow:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #55 on: August 19, 2017, 19:34:56 PM »
Another bit of progress - Bramble just used me as a stepping stone, when she could more easily have got where she was going by avoiding me!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #54 on: August 16, 2017, 03:38:21 AM »
A lovely piccy, picking up the hints of red in Brambles fur. :Luv: And so close to Clio too. ;D :Luv2:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #53 on: August 15, 2017, 20:57:51 PM »
It's great to know that they are, at least, tolerating each other.

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #52 on: August 15, 2017, 16:52:06 PM »
I had to take Clio to the vet today (routine injection for flea allergy, plus Effipro for her and the other two). She's usually very well behaved, but this time she was crying all the way there and she wouldn't get back in the carrier at the end of the visit. She was so rattled that when I got home I got Lily in as soon as possible so I could keep Clio in. Of course, that meant Bramble could come downstairs. I expected Clio to kick up a fuss if Bramble got too close, but the opposite seems to have happened.


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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #51 on: August 14, 2017, 18:44:06 PM »
And it looks like it too!  :rofl:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #50 on: August 14, 2017, 18:12:05 PM »
They look like they're running a protection racket in this one, with Lily in charge and Bramble providing the muscle.
It feels like a protection racket sometimes too!
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #49 on: August 14, 2017, 16:04:23 PM »
All together, more or less. They got closer than this, and Clio didn't growl as she usually does, but they wouldn't play ball when they saw the camera!


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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #48 on: August 14, 2017, 15:00:56 PM »
Aww, couldn't wait to be a pillow again. :rofl:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #47 on: August 14, 2017, 13:39:55 PM »
Lily just came in (Clio was already inside), so I locked up and went upstairs to let Bramble out. She ran downstairs, yowling all the way, and started scratching at the bottom of the door to the living room, impatient for me to get down there and open it. When I eventually did, Lily was waiting on the other side, and started bouncing around like Tigger!

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #46 on: August 14, 2017, 13:06:54 PM »
It's so lovely to see her back in the house again, Dave, and snuggling up with Lily, too.   :Luv:

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #45 on: August 14, 2017, 12:58:12 PM »
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She wasn't too bothered, it was me taking the photo she wasn.'t impressed with. I had to move to get the angle, and the noise woke her up.

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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #44 on: August 14, 2017, 10:56:18 AM »
Lily doesn't look that impressed at being used as a pillow. :evillaugh:
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Re: Bramble's Stubborn Adventure
« Reply #43 on: August 13, 2017, 23:21:33 PM »
Awww, lovely photos!  :Luv2:

 


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