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- since theres sometimes a short evening course at the local ag college which attended some summers ago for a cattery course - am so used to all the things that my siamese get up to, but believe me these amazing devons sometimes leave me speachless, and in stitches of laughter at all their agility and antics ! so to start - please do your devons ever eat strange foods ? ous have already taken things from our food plates at meal times - even sipping the dressing oils out of an avocado pear and salad starters ! they dont eat crisps but will eat oven chips and pat them around the kitchen floors with their tiny paws - one tried a scottish haggis one winter for supper, theyve dipped their heads into all types of soups ( tomato or best of all beef broth !) - they dash about and ne goes PURRUMPPH! as if talking to herself en route then does a leap of faith from the floor or wall cupboards onto the shoulders without warning us - washing up is wonderful, theres usually a devon delving into the dishwater as we are drying the dishes - ones scrambled inside the fridge so we have warning fridge magnets there and these days every cupboard doors fixed with a small lock ! the best right nows the paper chase - this involved me trying to write the grocery lists with the devons ripping the papers and or inc the household bills apart - it does take some patience sometimes ! ps when they run from one catrun through the rear hallway to the other garden run these gorgeous little gremlins also do a wall of death all around the kitchen units on their way including up the mesh security doors in the frount hall and up atop the wooden plateracks as well - which confuses my larger moggies who cant make it up there and it can sometimes scare the gas or electric meter men or unwary visitors !!

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  • Yes the antics they can get up to are something else aren't they! We are constantly watching out backs because one never knows when they are going to get pounced upon and have a Devon racing up their back or jumping from wherever on to it.

    One of our Devon's loves ribbons or anything like them and we have to literally keep them under lock and key because if he finds them he insists on chewing them and swallowing them lengths and lengths of them and of course then he vomits them up.

    The cats run up the curtains to the top of the curtain rails and then perch themselves up there. They want to be into everything we are into whether it be as you said washing up, making beds, dusting, cooking whatever!

    I also can relate to you having to keep locks on cupboards one of ours is learning how to turn the knob on the bathroom door these cats are scoundrels.
  • I do not understand everything you say but if part
    jajja
    You are victims of the madness of jaaja devons.

    if anything I like these cats is because they always make me laugh, no matter how hard it is my day, they make me happy.

    Mari my cat eats everything, tapes, glues, toys ... all you have to save and hide it.
    max eat plastic, so I must be very careful with it.
    Piraña eats and all that remains within reach,eatto bread
  • we are in england so dont think theyre part jaffa devs - but believe us our devon babies can cause absolute chaos - thats why we adore them though !

    nieves said:
    I do not understand everything you say but if part
    jajja
    You are victims of the madness of jaaja devons.

    if anything I like these cats is because they always make me laugh, no matter how hard it is my day, they make me happy.

    Mari my cat eats everything, tapes, glues, toys ... all you have to save and hide it.
    max eat plastic, so I must be very careful with it.
    Piraña eats and all that remains within reach,eatto bread
  • When we built our house we had round door knobs put through so that the cats couldnt let them selves in or out of rooms. My older pet cat Peter Quince has tried every food he possibly could but drew the line and fizzy drinks he couldnt stop sneezing after trying some ginger beer.
  • when am able to sort out shall download a short video clip of one of the devons eating an entire avocado pear inc the vinegrette dressing - her worst food fad was for chinese panfried duck complete with plum sauce from the chinese takeaway as a kitten - it went down well then whoops what a mess the next morning so ducks off the takeaway menus for us these days !

    Angela said:
    When we built our house we had round door knobs put through so that the cats couldnt let them selves in or out of rooms. My older pet cat Peter Quince has tried every food he possibly could but drew the line and fizzy drinks he couldnt stop sneezing after trying some ginger beer.
  • I have a devon that loves ribbon too! We have had to ban curling ribbon at birthdays because he is straight into it =)

    Jan M said:
    Yes the antics they can get up to are something else aren't they! We are constantly watching out backs because one never knows when they are going to get pounced upon and have a Devon racing up their back or jumping from wherever on to it.

    One of our Devon's loves ribbons or anything like them and we have to literally keep them under lock and key because if he finds them he insists on chewing them and swallowing them lengths and lengths of them and of course then he vomits them up.

    The cats run up the curtains to the top of the curtain rails and then perch themselves up there. They want to be into everything we are into whether it be as you said washing up, making beds, dusting, cooking whatever!

    I also can relate to you having to keep locks on cupboards one of ours is learning how to turn the knob on the bathroom door these cats are scoundrels.
  • PS today phoned the local ag college where did my cattery course some years ago and said yes to their three weeks short evening course called CAT PSYCHOLOGY - it does sound interesting, isnt that expensive, but have to drive in the dark down some country lanes in derbyshire there and back - and one tutor used to take me in my mature students classes sometimes and shes running this class - somehow think that might well have some amazing cat questions and stories, also some answers? to give in to the class with my little lot ......
  • hi babs regarding antics, you very close to aquiring a little choc point devon named moomin due to her bloody antics, considering buying shares in loo roll little sod has now decided to take on roll as andrex pup, we are going through about 2 loo rolls a day bugger is running round the house with it from upstairs to down and all the way through. somedays we think we have had a pit bull in the house, all we get in return is little chirps of excitement
  • oops! just knew she was a little sweetie first time saw her - shes my sort of devon - ps you can post her over anytime you want to - okay know shes staying at your house but please shelly do breed us both a second moomin for the spring - moomins little sister would fit in so so well by the sounds of it !!

    shelly bramley curlytotsdevonrex said:
    hi babs regarding antics, you very close to aquiring a little choc point devon named moomin due to her bloody antics, considering buying shares in loo roll little sod has now decided to take on roll as andrex pup, we are going through about 2 loo rolls a day bugger is running round the house with it from upstairs to down and all the way through. somedays we think we have had a pit bull in the house, all we get in return is little chirps of excitement
  • pps shelly, have just got to come see this sometime, do you do video clips ??

    shelly bramley curlytotsdevonrex said:
    hi babs regarding antics, you very close to aquiring a little choc point devon named moomin due to her bloody antics, considering buying shares in loo roll little sod has now decided to take on roll as andrex pup, we are going through about 2 loo rolls a day bugger is running round the house with it from upstairs to down and all the way through. somedays we think we have had a pit bull in the house, all we get in return is little chirps of excitement
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