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Cats and Beds

One would think, we should have two beds on the wide sunny window sill for two cats, right?
In their inscrutable way, here are our Mickey Mouser and Rufus the Red contemplating the unpopular red plush bed.

We’ve tried rubbing the new bed with the old one to transfer the scent. We’ve tried washing them and re-arranging them.
Have you encountered this problem? If you have cats, of course you have!

And, speaking of beds, here’s a plump and beautiful Pumpkin burrito.
This morning at PAWS, Pumpkin decided to ignore her nice cat bed and crawl into a towel for a nap.
Volunteers and staff love Pumpkin! She is a sweet cat, once she gets to know you. I sure hope someone comes soon who will take the time.
Click on this link to see her – PUMPKIN!

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16 Comments

  • Reply Brian Frum March 20, 2017 at 11:46 am

    That snuggle buddies and sweet Pumpkin are so cute!

  • Reply Colleen March 20, 2017 at 2:44 pm

    So adorable!

  • Reply Tamago March 21, 2017 at 4:32 am

    Rufus and Mickey Mouser are so adorable together! But that poor ignored red plush bed, LOL! Yes, we’ve encountered the same issue, hahaha 🙂
    It’s hard to believe Pumpkin is still waiting. Purr for her finding forever home real soon xoxo

  • Reply The Island Cats March 21, 2017 at 5:27 am

    We like to sleep right next to the bed instead of it in. Go figure! Purrs that Pumpkin finds a home real soon.

  • Reply Kitties Blue March 21, 2017 at 9:37 am

    The cat bed preference is definitely a conundrum. Some of ours know exactly what bed they like (or is theirs) and go right to it. Others like to play musical beds. We were having so much competition for the SleepyPod that we had to order another one. Both are occupied about 90 percent of the time. Looks as if Rufus is going to smother Mickey. Does Mickey ever get the upper paw? XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy

  • Reply Caren Gittleman March 21, 2017 at 9:57 am

    I think those two need to get a room!!! MOL MOL MOL!!! xoxo

  • Reply S Hall March 21, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    Aweee, so cute!
    Kitties being Kitties!

  • Reply T March 21, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    You might try spending a little time with that bed yourself. Sit on it, lay on it, carry it around. It might be your scent that makes your cute cats to give it a try. Or maybe they’ll just want it because you have it. 😉

  • Reply meowmeowmans March 21, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    Mickey Mouser and Rufus are doing what cats do. Such a mystery to us humans. 😉

    We love Pumpkin. LOVE.

  • Reply Felicia March 22, 2017 at 10:21 am

    sweet kitties. my kitty has his own microfiber blanket

  • Reply Three Chatty Cats March 22, 2017 at 10:25 am

    A Pumpkin burrito, I love it!

  • Reply Deziz World March 22, 2017 at 11:40 am

    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaw ya’ll be so cute. We’re sharin’ and purrayin’ fur dat gawjus girly.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

  • Reply mommakatandherbearcat March 22, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    It breaks my heart to see that Pumpkin is still at PAWS. I am thankful though as well, because I know she’s receiving the very best care. We love the bed stand-off … what self-respecting cat would want a bed that his sibling doesn’t want?

  • Reply Ellen Pilch March 22, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    Such cuties. Maybe if you put a towel or small blankie in the bed, someone will use it.

  • Reply Robin March 22, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    Awww! So cute. These kitties look super comfy. I hope that they all enjoyed their naps. 🙂

  • Reply Jean Dion March 24, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    Isn’t that funny? My only advice: Don’t give up! I have beds that were unpopular for YEARS which suddenly became the primo napping spot. It could still happen.

    Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie

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