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    Cats and Hammocks

    So my roommates and I just got a cat. Seems like a terrible combination but I'm just wondering if anyone has successfully paired the two. No, he's not declawed, he's a better mousetrap.
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    Cats + Hammocks=


    I like cats but I hope I never see one near any of my hammocks

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    Leather hammock
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    Shug used to share his hammock with his cat. I've always wondered how that worked...mebee he'll chime in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Running Feather View Post
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    I have found that my cat wants nothing to do with my hammock. However that might just be my cat. She doesn't seam to like the unstable footing.
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    I have one in the hammock with me from time to time. She jumps in and snuggles up. Tuesday last week there was a thunderstorm so my Yorkie was sleeping with me so I had a dog on one side and a cat on the other. Normally they just jump in,stay for a bit and leave but that was an example of her sleeping for a couple hours.

    But I put my hammock up everyday. Just a little claw action will leave me on the ground quick.
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    Anyone who has visited my profile knows that three cats rule my life. All three have been in a hammock with me at one time or another. Ones spends a lot of time with me in my day-hammock set up in the woods somewhere on our long walks. She will only walk on ME in the hammock--she won't touch the hammock fabric if she can help it. (which is fine by me! ) She sleeps on my stomach or on my upper legs. She seems to enjoy the swaying motion and being in a nice clean spot instead of on the ground (don't we all?! )
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    One of my cats likes sleeping with me in my hammock, one does not. Neither of them have been declawed. +1 on putting the hammock away when not in use. The other thing that I have found is that it is wise to bundle any straps or whoopies that are dangling. "Look, the monkeys made us the best cat toy EVER!"
    "Interesting! No, wait, the other thing.....tedious!"- Bender Bending Rodriques

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Shug used to share his hammock with his cat. I've always wondered how that worked...mebee he'll chime in.
    I did....Boots would lay on me!!!!
    He never soloed.
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