Adventures of Vent Cat: Part 1

This is Ruby.  She lives in my ventilation system.  She used to live with a friend who has since moved to New York.  She and her daughter Sundae moved in with me in August.  Being an experienced cat caretaker with 3 existing cats, I started with Ruby and Sundae in a room of their own. Knowing these two particular cats’ fondness for under-the-bed, I thought I would be clever and take the bed in the room off it’s frame and provide other, more suitable hiding spots.

Ruby had other plans.

On the morning of day 3, I went into the room she shared with Sundae to find the vent cover removed and only 1 cat.  Some creative phone camera work revealed this cat butt.

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The situation was scary for the first week or so, but thanks to my Petcube I have regular footage of her coming in and out of the vents easy as you please.

 

The moral of this story is think twice before you try to outsmart a cat.

Stay tuned for the next chapter where I embrace my inner Wile E. Coyote in an attempt to catch her.

5 responses to “Adventures of Vent Cat: Part 1”

  1. […] blog for public consumption, you now get to be part of the fun.  Keeping in mind that I have a vent cat, and will need for her to decide to stay topside before I can do anything, so this is mostly […]

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  2. […] friends (the ones with the cat) moved to New York state, and so their house here is for rent.  That by itself is not interesting […]

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  3. OMG that is HILARIOUS. Maybe just feed her so much she gets too big to get into the vent??

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    1. Ha! That might happen. The free feeding and lack of gym access in the HVAC system does seem to be causing her to get a little chunky.

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  4. […] hello to Ruby. You might know her as Vent Cat. She came to live with me in the Summer of 2017. And then chose to spend the first 6 months she […]

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