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My Sunday Afternoon

posted Oct 4, 2009, 1:56 PM by Matt Granger   [ updated Oct 5, 2009, 7:08 AM ]
     OK, I'll warn you up front, this has nothing to do with PACS.  It's Sunday afternoon and I'm trying to catch a cat in my garage.  It's my own cat - we got her 2 weeks ago to be a nice, outside "mouser" cat.  We decided to keep her in the garage at first to try and get her to warm up to us, but that hasn't been going too well.  It's like she is invisible.  We decided to name her "Oni" which I thought was Japanese for "Ghost" (and one of my all time favorite video games), however as I do some research on "Oni" while sitting here (more on that in a minute) maybe I should reconsider that name...
     So, I got the bright idea of trapping this cat in our dog kennel.  As you can see below, I've placed her food bowl in there with a big heap of tuna and I have a string hooked up to the kennel's door so I can pull it shut from outside my garage "Wile E. Coyote" style.  I have my laptop sitting on my bench running "Yawcam" and feeding video images to my wife's laptop as I sit on the porch wth the other end of the string.  I don't think Oni is falling for it.  I'll let you know if it works...
Update!!!  It worked!  I caught her!  We wanted to put some (anti) flee drops on her before letting her roam outside, so with that done now she has some freedom and I have my garage back.  Have a  great week!