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Are the Hours You Spend With Your Cats "Wasted Time?"


Offbeat  (tags: interesting, animals, pictures, off-beat, cats )

Zora
- 482 days ago - catster.com
I'll drop whatever I'm doing to entertain my cats, but we sure have fun. How about you?



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Mike H. (238)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 9:34 am
Nor for the cats
 

Lydia s. (163)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 11:13 am
No , Ours are so cute & funny we have to play hide in the box and then more boxes
and massage time ... we also birdwatch together from the window of course .
cute post, thanks
 

David C. (25)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 12:05 pm
1) i strongly oppose the use of POSSESSIVE pronouns (like "your", "my") for animals

2) i often found cats really amazing company; not only entertaining, but to learn from !
 

Christeen Anderson (552)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 8:40 pm
Absolutely not.
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Friday August 30, 2013, 6:57 am
Never never never! They're my special buddies--thx Zora
 

aj E. (164)
Friday August 30, 2013, 3:46 pm
it's the best part of my day!
 

Patricia McCaskill (139)
Friday August 30, 2013, 4:03 pm
well I've come to be ok with your my mine for other species. Human parents do it with their children, spouses, parents friends and other species sharing one's life are family after all. I disagree with I own a dog, cat, horse, cow, rabbit etc etc.
Time with cats is so positive. It is fact that when one touches other species ones blood pressure drops (opposite with human touching) Both parties benefit with relaxation, playing, leaving worldly concerns behind. In fact when I came across this article..well question..I was chanting Om Mani Padmi Om (stressing the Om in a long drawn out low tone) and my cat's eyes slowly closed and her paws went up in the air and she looks awfully blissed out right now! Chanting helps me aan doing it with her is an added benefit!
 

Anette S. (23)
Friday August 30, 2013, 4:16 pm
noted
 

Hartson Doak (33)
Friday August 30, 2013, 7:03 pm
Hell No!! We both loved it.
 

Elizabeth Pugliese (8)
Friday August 30, 2013, 7:44 pm
Time spent relaxing and having fun is never wasted.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Friday August 30, 2013, 7:48 pm
Oh, me...oh my,..David C is strongly protesting the use of possessive pronouns as in ownership. Well, I doth protest kind Sir. I advocate such use of ownership. It is an Entitlement from the Dawn of Time. Eons have passed with ownership firmly entrenched. You dare defy Tradition? Words like "your" and "my" to be struck down from the Ethos of The Community? The concept to be struck down, Unleashed on an unsuspecting public?

The cat that owns me says that your pawsition is untenable! She in fact refuses to give up her ownership of me. In fact, being a Human Biped Serf, I look forward to decades of unyielding and loyal Servitude to the cat that owns me. Some people are just out there to spoil all the fun and Pawsession is nine tenths of the law. Take it up with The Paw. She is angerily lashing her tail back and forth upon reading your missive.
 

Shawna S. (44)
Friday August 30, 2013, 8:52 pm
I recently housed a rescued kitten.... I hold nothing back - I love her (Blue) and my cat Sh"asta.
No time is wasted on a family member.

Thanks :")
 

Dimitris Dallis (9)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 12:24 am
Definitely Not! Thanks for keeping us aware...
 

caroline s. (79)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 2:22 am
My time spent with my cat is never wasted! NEVER!!!! :-)))
 

John Gregoire (264)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 4:14 am
Never wasted, that time is good for the cats and great for you.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 12:35 pm
I love playing with my boys, except for nail cutting day. They have this amazing sense that these games are just a diversion to what is to become.
 
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