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I have two male cats named Charley & Dexter. Charley is a mouser and very rarely stays in doors but Dexter is more of  homely cat. Very often he sits on my lap while I am stripping a watch or clock. However he is not allowed in my workshop when cleaning and assembling because them cat hairs are a bloody nuisance. 

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My cat knows its not allowed on the bench top, but she jumps up there anyhow, but always jumps up on the far side of the bench away from me so I have to get up and walk over  to her and pick her up and carry her to somewhere else/

I'm sure she thinks it is a game.

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Here is my cat "Lew" helping me adjust a pocket watch and adding  a hair to places one should never be.
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I think we should start a thread dedicated to Horologists and their cats


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This is George. He doesn’t just do watches. Here he’s helping me update the operating system on an iPhone.


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On 4/13/2018 at 7:24 PM, Neileg said:

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This is George. He doesn’t just do watches. Here he’s helping me update the operating system on an iPhone.


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What a beautiful Cat

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Here are my two. They will both be 20 in September. I love them to bits. The long hair is Cookie a she cat and her brother Crumble both from the same litter.

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We have two, in fact we have always had cats that always live to a ripe old ages. Very often I have one sitting on my lap when dis- assembling and the other under the workbench in the winter where there is a radiator. However they are not allowed when assembling them bl**dy hairs get everywhere.

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This is George. He doesn’t just do watches. Here he’s helping me update the operating system on an iPhone.


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For those who may be interested George is a pedigree Maine Coon bred by my wife in the UK.


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13 hours ago, oldhippy said:

Here are my two. They will both be 20 in September. I love them to bits. The long hair is Cookie a she cat and her brother Crumble both from the same litter.

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My wife says when she dies I will become 'The Crazy Cat Lady " on the show the Simpsons

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My wife says when she dies I will become 'The Crazy Cat Lady " on the show the Simpsons

Every minute you love a cat, you live a minute longer.


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Every minute you love a cat, you live a minute longer.


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We have 30 cats so I must be gaining half an hour every minute!

Mind I don’t love all of them all of the time. Worming tablets usually involve some blood loss on my part!


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3 hours ago, Neileg said:


We have 30 cats so I must be gaining half an hour every minute!

Mind I don’t love all of them all of the time. Worming tablets usually involve some blood loss on my part!
 

Whoa! A whole colony! 

They stay inside or outside or both?

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