Cat in the Hayloft, Snake in the Stall

smellshorsey Archive on June 4, 2008, 16:26


I've about had it with Dipstick, my mother's cat who lives in my barn. He's a sweet cat and was a wonderful companion to her, but his habit of getting up in the hayloft and whining to get down (he cannot get down on his own, even if left there for days) is way past annoying.

I know the old joke about if cats couldn't get themselves out of trees, we'd see cat skeletons everywhere. But the truth is, this cat can't get himself out of the hayloft. Lily figured out a system where we can put him in the cat carrier and lower him by a rope. If he starts giving us trouble about getting in the


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