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Kitten teaching older Cat new tricks?

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MaddyHatter Fri 29-Jul-16 22:14:33

Anyone else had this?

i'm quite amused by my two cats.

TubbyTabby came from a loving home, raised with her mum, siblings and the family dog. She came grumpy, bitey/scratchy and otherwise sedate. No bringing presents, no adventurous jumping.. very laid back kitty as long as you didn't touch her for long. She's 2.

Batcat was a stray, bought off the street into a local rescue as a baby with 1 sibling. He's bomb proof. He's climbed my curtains, jumped on shelves.. done the walk of death along my curtain rail, walked along my fence and jumped onto my one story flat roof above my kitchen, and also bought me gifts, frogs currently being the creature of choice, i have to put them in the bin (the dead ones) or back in the pond (the live ones) almost daily. (he's 11mo)

Since he arrived TT has mellowed, she no longer bites or scratches, she actually says hello to people and loves fuss (i used to have to warn people not to touch as she bit), but she's also suddenly started doing the daredevil jumping after watching Batcat doing it a couple of times, and for the first time today, bought me a present (a butterfly she caught).

Its like having Batcat has completely changed her, as if he's taught her how to cat.

Anyone else had this?

Fluffycloudland77 Fri 29-Jul-16 22:16:26

No but I sounds ADORABLE.

Photos will help me picture the scene.

buckingfrolicks Fri 29-Jul-16 22:18:51

I can't quite see it clearly - you have one cat, two cats, both young, you say? I think we need evidence, too...

Sounds like he's definitely helped her be more cat

MaddyHatter Fri 29-Jul-16 22:28:37

lol, here, double trouble.. they were eyeing up my dinner.

Toddlerteaplease Fri 29-Jul-16 22:29:15

Butter would t melt!grin

cozietoesie Fri 29-Jul-16 22:41:34

I'd have given it to them too. They look.......purposeful! grin

MaddyHatter Fri 29-Jul-16 22:43:16

they got a little bit, i was eating salmon, which is why they look so alert, lmao.

I just make them wait until its cooled down, clearly i'm mean!

JellyMouldJnr Fri 29-Jul-16 22:50:27

gorgeous kit kats!

buckingfrolicks Fri 29-Jul-16 23:04:51

ooo they're lovely! who is who?

buckingfrolicks Fri 29-Jul-16 23:05:46

sorry (menopause brain) he's the black cat she's the tabby god I'm so forgetful where did I leave my own cat?

MaddyHatter Fri 29-Jul-16 23:54:29

lol yes, but he gets calle BatCat because of him having that proper tuxedo mask, its like Batmans mask grin

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