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Zig and the vacuum

marko
June 16th, 2007, 12:12 PM
So we were trying to do our bi-weekly vacuuming and Ziglet was taking a nap.

You'd think that the noise of the vacuum would scare an elderly cat....and you'd be wrong.

As we approached Zig's body with the vacuum, he just WOULD NOT MOVE.

Soooo...we vacuumed him and I swear to you...he loved it.
I even think he was purring, though it was tough to tell from the sound of the vacuum. :crazy:

ahhh kids :cat: - they always surprise you! :laughing:

Crestedcrazy
June 16th, 2007, 01:13 PM
That is a great shot and he sure does look like he's enjoying the rubs, I bet it felt good though what with this being shedding season!

hazelrunpack
June 16th, 2007, 01:18 PM
Well, that should certainly reduce the number of hairballs he gets! :eek:

What a good boy he is! :lovestruck:

Most of our dogs run when they see the vacuum. We've had dogs that didn't care and just wouldn't move--I'd always have Luke-sized or Evan-sized hairy patches on the carpet when I was finished vacuuming. :o But none of them have cared for being vacuumed, although my folks had a long-haired black Heinz57 that loved it...

That's a great picture, Marko! :thumbs up

marko
June 16th, 2007, 01:43 PM
Hey thanks for the comments.

here's one more - it's an okay shot but it shows that the vacuum really was working as it's pulling the skin from Ziglet's head...and still, he loved it! :p

Marko

badger
June 16th, 2007, 02:07 PM
OH, if only I could do that!! Or find someone who weaves cat hair, I have mountains of it, in every colour. Whiskers, anyone?
I love the way Ziglet maintains his imperious siamese expression throughout. I didn't realize you had another cat, Marko. If he misses his brother, hmmm, I could slip you one.

hazelrunpack
June 16th, 2007, 03:07 PM
He looks like he's on :cloud9: in that second shot! :lovestruck: He really does enjoy it, doesn't he! he he

by the bye, Marko, if you're ever down this way, hazel's house always needs vacuuming...wink wink nudge nudge...I'm lookin' for people who actually enjoy doing that sort of thing since, dog knows, no one here is fond of the chore! :thumbs up :p

chico2
June 16th, 2007, 04:49 PM
OMG Marko,my cats are ready to pack their bags and move out every time i vaccum(which is not too often:laughing: )
I use the Swiffer on my floors,mainly not to scare the cats....oh well,it's a kittys world:cat:

Smiley14
June 16th, 2007, 05:54 PM
Now that is one brave kitty!!! :thumbs up But LOL, that is adorable, I can't stop laughing! :laughing:

Hunter's_owner
June 16th, 2007, 08:32 PM
Great shot.
I keep forgetting to take a picture of Hunter letting me vacuum him off:o
I just did that today actually, he really likes it too. Cassie though, don't like it at all!

Dano_61
June 16th, 2007, 08:43 PM
thats hilarious, they all have their own quirks lol



So we were trying to do our bi-weekly vacuuming and Ziglet was taking a nap.

You'd think that the noise of the vacuum would scare an elderly cat....and you'd be wrong.

As we approached Zig's body with the vacuum, he just WOULD NOT MOVE.

Soooo...we vacuumed him and I swear to you...he loved it.
I even think he was purring, though it was tough to tell from the sound of the vacuum. :crazy:

ahhh kids :cat: - they always surprise you! :laughing:

rainbow
June 18th, 2007, 02:38 AM
He looks like he's in heaven in the second shot. :D

Frenchy
June 18th, 2007, 12:48 PM
I completely missed this thread ! Ziglet probably thinks he's at the hair salon :D looks real comfy :cat:

clm
June 18th, 2007, 01:07 PM
I'm gonna have to try that with my cats.....chances are they won't like it, but what a wonderful thing if they do.

Cindy

trippincherri
June 18th, 2007, 07:05 PM
2 of my cats Looooove being vacuumed and both the dogs lol.
I find it really helps reduce the dander and loose hairs on them all, and if I can suck any hair up in the vacuum off the animals that means theres that much less hair floating around my house. :thumbs up

Zig's such a big sucky cat. He loves it...you can see it in his eyes.

angeldogs
June 19th, 2007, 05:44 AM
:laughing:he looks so content.kids:cat: you just never know.

marko
June 19th, 2007, 09:36 AM
Thanks for the fun comments everyone!

Here's one last shot....The vacuum is seriously working and giving Ziglet even more exotic Asian looking eyes.:crazy:

SARAH
June 19th, 2007, 09:41 AM
I wonder if they still make them ... a few years ago (read 10+) I had a pet-vac, a smaller hand-helf blue thingy which was made for vacuuming pets! It had regular plastic brush"teeth" at different thickness and space for the different types of fur. I used to vacuum my Rott with it and he didn't love it exactly, but didn't mind too much.

TeriM
June 19th, 2007, 11:10 PM
Hilarious pics Marko :cloud9: .

Kristin7
June 20th, 2007, 12:40 PM
That's great, thanks for the laugh!! :laughing: :crazy: He does seem to be enjoying the vacuuming, maybe he knows the loose hairs are getting sucked away!

My animals vary in their responses to the vacuum. One of my cats has potential for this vacuum treatment, maybe will try it out sometime... The other cat hates the vacuum and my dog is ok, usually thinks it is something to play with so he goes outside while I vacuum.