Friday, February 10, 2017

The Truth About This Cat Tree and More

The Truth About This Cat Tree and More
#6371
Chosen by the Tabbies o' Trout Towne
From February 2016

Good times, bad times, I guess I've had my share. You can say the same about fotos. These are cute and in focus but nothing to "write home about" as the saying goes. They are flashbacks that you have picked for this week's foto frenzy. I don't edit them but I do provide narrative.

We do not like to post bad reviews on this blog, a brand's page or on Amazon. We once heard if you don't have anything nice to say about something, zip yer lip. Na mean? That's why you haven't seen this Pet Fusion Modern Cat Activity Tree and Scratcher on my blog before. This is Exhibit A. Almost out of the box, the sisal wasn't glued on good and was peeling at the seams. We wrote to the brand and first was told to put the seams on the inside. Finally they sent us a new tree. I'm sure PAWS was happy when we donated Exhibit A to them. They may have even redid the sisal altogether.

After a few months, Pop got around to assembling Exhibit B. The tree assembles from the top down unlike any tree we've ever assembled. He started at the top and then had to take it apart again. It took an entire afternoon; much longer than it should have. The finished tree is uneven on the bottom and needs something underneath it to even it. After a few weeks, the sisal started to unravel from the top. The cheap rope peels off and TW keeps cutting it so I don't get caught on it.

For the record, this is the only time I used the top perch on Exhibit A so TW took a dozen or so fotos. I've never climbed Exhibit B which is amazing since it's the best seat in the house to watch the food spinning round in the microwave. It's a very expensive scratching post. So there; I've said it.

The Truth About This Cat Tree and More
#576
Chosen by Kitties Blue
From October 2009

Whoa!—I remember the days when the peeps had dinero and used to exchange birthday presents. They stopped exchanging presents a few years ago. TW bought these psychedelic bags to put Pop's gifts in. I couldn't wait for him to open and empty the bags so I could climb in one of them. I'm inspecting each bag to see if there's any stuff for me in there or if I can jump in while it's still got junk in it. If I managed to get in one, there's no fotographic proof.

The Truth About This Cat Tree and More
#4324
Chosen by Summer at Sparklecat.com
From August 2014

Please don't judge me by Pop's poor musical choices. We were participating in a foto hunt and that week's theme was "lacy." If you know TW, you know she's not one to wear anything lacy or even have anything lacy in the condo. Pop saved the day by having the bad taste to own these pieces of vinyl. MOL! I'm sure she must have redeeming value or he wouldn't have them. I'll bet he liberated them when he was music director of that radio station in the age of the dinosaur. I guess sitting here I'm just a hillbilly cat with the blues.

I still have a bunch of numbers but any time you feel like shouting one out, I'll accept it. I try to show them all. You can pick any number between 18-7563. 4 and 14 are also available. Tomorrow is art day plus I have some real cool fotography to share this week.

18 comments:

  1. Funny that the number I picked involved music... and I live with music humans.

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  2. Those bags do look like they'd be fun to play in.

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  3. It does look such a lovely tree! Too bad it wasn't well made.
    Love the foto # 576. I wonder if you found something good in the bags :-)

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  4. Love that bag shot. Shows your fun, curious (back)side.

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  5. ck...ewe iz stunning az all wayz; N we say if de companee canna stand de heet moove ta colder climz....yur ree veew waz noe difrunt then whathcha see at thoz big online shoppin placez that ask for em .......

    sinz ping N crew all reddy coze 4 & 14; we will go with 44,444,414,4444,140,144,1444,1441,1414,411; wait that tella fone stuff, 4111, 4114, 1144 and 41 :)

    heerz two a green spotted puffer kinda week oh end !! ♥♥♥

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    1. n look...R furst spellin errorz oh de new yeer...thatz spozed ta bee CHOZ 4 & 14 ~~~~ ☺☺☺

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  6. As always CK we think you look absolutely pawsum. We like you know dat ole sayin', but we also think it's just as purrtant to tell peeps ifin we try a bad purroduct. Ya' know, just in case we could save some other kitty from a bad purroduct. And 'course sometimes just cuz we don't like a thing or had a bad 'sperience doesn't mean it's da same fur everypawdy else. We do hope ya'll didn't have to pay fur da tree tho'. And well, we didn't quite unnerstand da Lacy thing. Is dat da name of da singer? Not dat it matters, we came by to see you. :) Big hugs to all.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Raena

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  7. Love the shot of you....it looks like painting in your studio, or the living room whichever the case may be.

    Shoko

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  8. That second shot is too cute. I love pictures of cats standing up on their back legs :)

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  9. I'm sorry your cat tree was such a bummer for you CK

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  10. I knew Summer would appreciate the musical photo CK!

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  11. Bags are fun to play in. Sorry the cat tree didn't work out. We choose 3478 and 3692.

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  12. We choose 490 and 5,992! Too bad about the tree :(

    The Florida Furkids

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  13. Fun fotos as always, CK. We like those bags too. Did you get to climb in them?

    How 'bout #3768?

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  14. We like our pick. Nice and colorful, and we love seeing you being snoopy, C.K. That cat tree sounds like stool dud! XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy

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  15. Sorry to hear the new tree wasn't any better than the first, CK. The PAWS cats do seem to enjoy Exhibit A. Especially the soft carpeted perch. We've had to glue the peeling sisal sheet a few times. Love those psychedelic gift bags! :)

    How about 3213 and 6603?

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