Off the Mark by Mark Parisi for January 25, 2023

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    human labels are arbitrary in the cat realm

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    jasonsnakelover  about 1 year ago

    The other beds are more appealing to the kitty.

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    Gent  about 1 year ago

    Everything is a cat bed. Except for cat beds.

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    Gent  about 1 year ago

    Ninja Cat always gets into clean laundry before you can knows it.

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    Macushlalondra  about 1 year ago

    Cats sleep everywhere they’re not supposed to.

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    blunebottle  about 1 year ago

    I don’t understand the attraction for cats to lie on the computer keyboard. Ours did it, it can’t be all that comfortable.

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    Doug K  about 1 year ago

    Most cats will sleep just about anywhere …

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    Me_  about 1 year ago

    Sounds about rigth

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    loridobson Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Everyone knows cat beds are for cat toys.

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    ours is not to reason why . . .

    . . . ours is but to pet and sigh

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    johnjoyce  about 1 year ago

    This is how I know Parisi has cats.

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    MichiganMitten  about 1 year ago

    Heated bed will attract feline attention.

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    Wilde Bill  about 1 year ago

    So true.

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    Zen-of-Zinfandel  about 1 year ago

    Included everything but the kitten sink.

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    Chris  about 1 year ago

    it’s a nap attack. :D

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    ladykat  about 1 year ago

    My cats do all of the above. I can’t have houseplants any more.

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    Gameguy49 Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Our girl had a LARGE (3 feet diameter by 1 1/2 feet high) plastic tub and she slept in it on her own blanket every night. One day my wife decided it was time to wash her blanket and put it into the washing machine, she got interrupted and had to answer the phone or something and when she got back our cat was in the washer on her blanket looking up as if to say “Is this my new bed?”. I was fast with the camera and we have a photo of that on our office wall.

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    jango  about 1 year ago

    No truer comic was ever drawn. What ever we buy for cats gets ignored…except for the box it gets shipped in.

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    Mary Sullivan Premium Member about 1 year ago

    That is so true. I’ve bought cat beds and the cat wouldn’t even try one of them. (I gave it to a dog, who loved it) Put a piece of paper on the floor or a box that is waaaaaay too small for her and she’s on it right away. I have clients that come here occasionally and if they leave their bag or coat draped on the floor, by the time they’ve left, she’s made herself quite comfortable.

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    syzygy47  about 1 year ago

    I used to bring my newspaper to the when Taboo was still with me. It was irresistible to lay across an open paper. If it was the puzzle page, I’d reluctantly allow it.

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    Bex Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I leave the carrier out all the time, so the cat doesn’t freak out if I only take it out for vet visits. He naps in it now.

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    goboboyd  about 1 year ago

    Put the bed on a high shelf. And be careful when you walk past it. It is now a pounce position.

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    Bill D. Kat Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I’ve always wondered…. how the heck do they seem to instinctively KNOW to ignore only those things we buy for their specific use and/or enjoyment???

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    Zebrastripes  about 1 year ago

    Kittys sleep where it’s warm…cozy

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    Frank Burns Eats Worms  about 1 year ago

    If you buy them a scratching post, they may still annihilate your sofa.

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    T...  about 1 year ago

    It has the smell of its loved one…

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