Monday, April 18, 2016

Unplugged


Patty O'Malley on top of the feeding station

Sweetie napping on the deck, photo taken
through the back door
I unplugged The Cat Hotel warming pad yesterday.  The daytime temps are well up into the 70's for a few days, and the overnight lows are warm enough that I can say Winter is officially over.  In a month or so, I'll remove the old straw from both The Cat Hotel and Mama's House, and add new.  The guides say to change the straw once a year...I do it twice; guess my OCD is showing!  After finding mold in The Cat Hotel once, due to water leakage, I want to make sure Patty and Sweetie have the optimal sleeping arrangements. Which means I have to mess with their shelters!  Fortunately, both cats are used to it.  At first, they ran off when I opened their shelter, and I worried that they would not return.  They did, after a few hours.  Nowadays, they both sit and watch me, safe in the knowledge that I will return to them the freshest, neatest sleeping quarters in town!

11 comments:

  1. Patty and Sweetie are lucky kitties to have you looking out for them. :-)

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  2. You take such good care of them. I guess they never ventured upstairs? There is always next year... maybe sweeten the path with some silvervine?

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  3. Patty and Sweetie are the best cared for semi stray cats going :)
    We can see how happy they are.
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ

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  4. The weather has been SO great the last few days. It's nice seeing Patty and Sweetie enjoying it.

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  5. now thiz iz what we call chillaxin !!! ♥♥♥ N joy de weatherz guys....we THINK...its final lee nice heer two !! ♥♥♥

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  6. You're the best angel a cat could have!

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  7. Awww Patty and Sweetie now know that you are doing bed making for them when you open the shelter :-) They are such lucky kitties to get fresh straw and such good care from you!

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  8. We bet they really appreciate the nice warm and clean place to sleep.

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  9. Dat's pawsum. Fanks fur carin' fur them.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi

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  10. You are smart to change the straw twice a year, I would think it gets all kinds of germs in it when it gets wet and warm.

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