Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Mom Wins the War
What you see is a cat walking away from a curtain. No big deal, you may say, unless you know the long and nerve-wracking battle I've waged with Bogey.
Curtain jumping is one of his most favorite pastimes. He leaps as high as he can, uses his claws to attach, and waits for my frenzied reaction. Nothing like getting a lazy mom up and moving.
My previous frivolous attempts to stop him have included squirt bottles, noise makers, and banishment to the basement. Nothing has worked until I discovered...Contac paper.
Turned sticky side out and attached by clothespins, it makes lovely deterrant.
Since the contact paper was installed, not once has Bogey attempted to leap on the curtains. He's seething with frustration about it, but for me, success is oh-so-sweet.
And who cares if it makes all our guests wonder what's in my iced tea glass?