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Fluffycloudland77 · 23/11/2012 20:37

Got back from work too late to let him out. He's just lying there, all paws tucked under him. Just being. Little bit creepy really.

I think he is plotting revenge Sad

What do yours do for punishement of unruly owners?

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Sparklingbrook · 23/11/2012 20:39

I forgot to leave the porch door open when I went out the other day the other day (she has a bed in there). She went over the road and screamed at my neighbour about it. Blush

lljkk · 23/11/2012 20:39

Poo somewhere they shouldn't. Angry. Cunning little devils.

Sparklingbrook · 23/11/2012 20:39

Talking about Sparklingcat obviously but failed to mention her name. Grin

Elfontheedge · 23/11/2012 20:40

Leaves shed hair on the sheet on my side of the bed. Not DP's. just mine.

BrianCoxIsEatingBrains · 23/11/2012 20:41

I have 2 cats. Evil Cat and Ginger Beast.

EC is quite frankly, EVIL. She hates me, shows it in all ways possible. GB thinks the sun shines out of my backside!

EC shows her disdain by sitting on the TV unit, blocking your view. If you try and move her - well more fool you frankly, you will lose a limb!

GB has never fallen out with me, but he has with the dog. She abandoned him you see, went away for the weekend and left him utterly distraught. She came home, he sniffed her and rubbed his head all over her as she lay on the floor and then sat with his back to all of us for a whole hour! If she approached him, he turned his back on her again. It was hilarious.

EC waits til I get outside and then pretends to like me, follows me to the shops/school etc. It is because I have warned my neighbours that she is not to be trusted/approached/left alone with small children/the elderly. She is trying to make me out to be a liar.

I am on to her.

Elfontheedge · 23/11/2012 20:43

And bites my feet when I get up in the night for a wee.
Oh yes and stands at the open back refusing to go either out or in when it's pissing down.

MrsEddChina · 23/11/2012 20:47

Our two do enjoy leaving us a surprise pile of sick spread about the kitchen just when we start to think 'they've not thrown up in a while!'

My DH seems to have form of shutting our boy cat in his computer room, boy cat then throws up everywhere in the room. (not sure if it's from panic or just pure revenge!) but every time it happens I'm the one that gets home first and finds it so I have to clean it up!

My old family cat used to totally ignore you for at least a day when we picked her up from the cattery after going on holiday. Never known a cat sulk like it!

FancyPuffin · 23/11/2012 20:53

A helpful guide

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FancyPuffin · 23/11/2012 20:55

Forgot the actual link Hmm

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NorbertDentressangle · 23/11/2012 20:59

Ours just used to have an expression on her face that resembled that of someone with a very bad smell under their nose.

That, combined with giving us evil, shooting stares (referred to as " the cats giving me the weevils again")

MacAndCheese · 23/11/2012 20:59

There will be retribution.

If we don't hear from you for a while, we'll know that you've been guilt tripped into buying totally necessary treats.

Fluffycloudland77 · 23/11/2012 21:01

I stopped off on the way home to buy a catnip mouse but they didnt have one that looked any good.

He's been up there since half six.

Just sitting there, in a dark room, not sleeping. Just staring.

It's like something out a Hitchcock film.

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MacAndCheese · 23/11/2012 21:02

Norbert weevils Grin

I have two cats. We have "chubby monster" and "beast"

Chubby monster gives us the evil eye if we so much as think of not topping her food up/turfing her off her Hmm bed/turning the light on/going to the food cupboard and not immediately bringing out the treats/eat tuna without giving her some.

Bless. She loves me really.

Beast adores me. The only time she gets shitty is when she goes on holiday and when I go out.

MacAndCheese · 23/11/2012 21:02


I'd try bribery.

tribpot · 23/11/2012 21:09

I would sleep with one eye open tonight, OP.

I doubt you will ever be late home from work again Grin

I expected to get the evils off my cat when we got back from leaving her overnight for the first time, but apart from giving us the biggest bollocking in meows I've ever heard, she didn't hold a grudge.

TribbleWithoutaCause · 23/11/2012 21:13

We have stupid cat, he seeks revenge by sleeping on my PJs and covering them in his hair.

He is stupid as he will not learn a thing and won't run from ds. He just sits there and lets him (and other toddlers) have at it.

CollieEyeOfNewt · 23/11/2012 21:48

I still miss my childhood cat James.

He was evil to pretty much everyone except me. He took retribution on all who slighted him.

He managed to angle his bum so that he shit in the toe of my Mum's shoe. She found out when she was running desperately late for work, and wearing tights. Cold cat poo between the toes is hideous, apparently.

He used to hide behind the fence at the front of our house and leap out onto passing dogs' heads and give them a good kicking. Our house was on a frequent dog walking route. He loved it. The dogs started to pull their owners across the road before they got to our house.
All except one big dog who adored him, and it was reciprocated . When James died this dog used to refuse to move from outside our house. His owner was straining to pull him on, but he dug his heels in and eventually walked on after 5 minutes.

James also sulked in unbelievable ways. I found him sitting under the dripping shower. The drops bounced off the centre of his head. He flinched with every drop. And gave the weevils. (Love that phrase!)

I miss him and he died 20 years ago.

OhYoubadbadKitten · 23/11/2012 21:57

James sounds like he was an amazing cat.

One of my old cats is too fat/lazy to get over the back fence. So if she goes out the front by accident and wants to come back in when we are out she goes and miaows outside the neighbours and then leads them back to ours where they let her in with the spare key.

Fluffycloudland77 · 23/11/2012 21:59

Right, I'm going up.

I'm not being kept out of my own bedroom any longer.

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Purplehonesty · 23/11/2012 22:00

We left purplecat alone for the weekend (she stayed with our neighbour) and when we drove back into our street and got out of the car she ran along the road yelling her head off like a cat possessed.
It was a definite where the f*%k have you been?!
I miss her too, she was killed by a dog a year ago and never got to live in the lovely new country house we built or meet dd. I still cry now when I think about her Sad

TeWiDoesTheHulaInHawaii · 23/11/2012 22:06

TeWi cat punishes us by running away for just long enough for you to get worried and then sauntering back

He also does the exposing his belly for you to rub and then biting your hand.

Currently he is punishing baby DS for pulling his tail by sleeping tucked up inside the cosytoes on the pushchair and making it hairy.

gindrinker · 23/11/2012 23:16

Gincat has had the hump today, the gin houssehold had the day off work.
This meant that breakfast was served a few minutes late.
We then had the nerve to disturb her busy schedule of snoozing on the sofa/bed, chewing catnip toys and using the litter tray by cuddling her, playing with her and feeding her lunch.


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botandhothered · 23/11/2012 23:22

Botcat was removed from the sofa several times the other night for annoying everyone.
Eventually he got the message. He went and sat in his litter tray for ages and refused to get out! Clearly he was not comfortable... we had to entice him out with treats in the end, and he sulked on the sofa for the rest of the evening .

Baffledandbewildered · 23/11/2012 23:46

My Balinese cat used to poo on the pillows of anyone who had annoyed/slighted or other wise offended him. Odd cat but we all adored him :)

tribpot · 24/11/2012 00:04

Well I should say the tribcat has had an entire week like the Gincat's, only with extra insults thrown in as the reason we have all been here all week is because ds fractured his collar bone last Sunday. So:

  • ds' bed has been in my room, which means tribcat has had to sleep on it religiously every day and night to make the point that any new sleeping surface is first for her and only then for humans (but ds has been sleeping quite restlessly so every now and then she gets kicked off
  • I have been using a desk in the dining room which used to be upstairs, so now that has to be jumped on to and inspected fully every time I am trying to do a phone conference
  • she has not been the centre of attention because ds has been treated - in his words - 'like a king'.

Plus, I think in an animaly way she's been a bit worried about ds herself, I think she can sense he is not quite himself.

Sounds like I should be thanking my lucky stars she hasn't been pooping on the pillows after this!
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