Damn cat just shocked herself chewing wiring

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On my brand new Christmas tree. She ruined the one last year too.

Was sittin here reading posts and I hear her start flipping out and here the fuckin moron shocked herself chewing the wiring on my tree. Must've hurt since she pissed herself.

Anything I can spray on the tree to ward off any more chewing if the dipshit doesn't learn her lesson from this?
 

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Re: Damn cat just shocked herself chewing wiring

I've got another solution but you're not going to like it.
 

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">
Anything I can spray on the tree to ward off any more chewing if the dipshit doesn't learn her lesson from this? </div></div>

Upgrade to 220.
 

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They make anti dog chewing spray. I suggest mace on the cat in a squirt bottle. It will learn, and fast when its doing something you want it not to.
 

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Wet the carpet under the wiring to increase conductivity.
 

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LOL the point is not to kill the cat here guys. She's a real nice cat but the wire chewing has to stop.
 
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Re: Damn cat just shocked herself chewing wiring

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">LOL the point is not to kill the cat here guys. She's a real nice cat but the wire chewing has to stop. </div></div>

There are Christmas tree skirts that apply mild shock under tree and resident outlet for cats. As a added bonus they can be laid on kitchen table or countertops. OR if santa brings a model train, once the cat gets used to the mechanical noise, the train with kitty toy payload can cross over the skirt. Just a idea.
 

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> real nice cat </div></div>

Oxymoron.
 

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">LOL the point is not to kill the cat here guys. She's a real nice cat but the wire chewing has to stop. </div></div>

Real nice or not, if she didn't learn her lesson today it might be time to look for a trade in.
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Re: Damn cat just shocked herself chewing wiring

I know a friends spaniel would chew on power cables and yip every tim fit got shocked, then kept on chewing. Its not just cats...
 

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ATH</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Wet the carpet under the wiring to increase conductivity.</div></div> win
     

    SledDog

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    Wrinkled tinfoil on the floor around the tree. Cats hate stepping on it.
     

    ArcticLight

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    Just get rid of the tree!

    Save a few bucks and after the silly season you'll have money left over!

    My daughter is the only one I do Christmas for, I lost the Christmas spirit years ago..

     

    Fred_C_Dobbs

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    I once had a cat chew the wires to my car's O2 sensors in two. All I knew was I had a CEL so I took it to the dealer. The mechanic called me back to the car up on the rack and showed me the teeth marks on the wiring. He said he sees this occasionally, said the cats must get annoyed at the RF signal coming from the wires and attack them.

    As amazing as that was, it was more amazing that my USAA auto insurance paid for the repair.
     

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    tin foil worked for me. I also used it in potted plants cuz my kitty kat would jump up in them and fertilize for me.
     

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ArcticLight</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Just get rid of the tree!

    Save a few bucks and after the silly season you'll have money left over!

    My daughter is the only one I do Christmas for, I lost the Christmas spirit years ago..

    </div></div>

    This Christmas will be my third Christmas in a row spent in Iraq. I like to think I haven't "lost the Christmas spirit" but it's getting closer to the point of being able to declare it legally dead.


    As for the cat- one would hope it learned...
     

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    Had the problem of my cat doing this. They sell some anti-chew spray at the pet store. I just started spraying it on cords and letting it dry. She still gets ahold of one every now and then.
     

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    Wait...you have your xmas tree up already? You're eager. LOL
     

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    Bitter Apple for cats works pretty good. Its sold at most pet supply stores.
     

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Griffin Armament</div><div class="ubbcode-body">
    This Christmas will be my third Christmas in a row spent in Iraq. I like to think I haven't "lost the Christmas spirit" but it's getting closer to the point of being able to declare it legally dead.


    As for the cat- one would hope it learned... </div></div>

    Sorry to hear that brother - My Christmas spirit is ONLY kept alive by the fact that I have a 15 year old daughter.

    Were it not for her I would have zero Christmas spirit, none. I could rant on about the commercialism and the rudeness of people this time of year but shit I'd rather just see you make it back alive.

    Come back alive brother. I have more Christmas spirit for you guys away from home!

    If you need anything shoot me a PM.
     

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ArcticLight</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I could rant on about the commercialism and the rudeness of people this time of year but shit I'd rather just see you make it back alive.</div></div>

    This is why I've almost entirely stopped giving Christmas presents that are purchased. I do things for close family and that's it. Things like: I'll go up to my parents and spend a day cutting/stacking wood for my dad and then make dinner for my mom. I've grown tired of buying presents for people that, family or not, are really not close friends anyway and would otherwise not spend time with me or those close to me anyway.[/quote]

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">
    Come back alive brother. </div></div>

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Dark Side</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Bitter Apple for cats works pretty good. Its sold at most pet supply stores. </div></div>
    Deodorant/ antiperspirant usually works to keep animals from licking something.
     

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    I loved this.
    It reminded me of a cat we had about 10 years ago that did the cord chewing thing.
    I happened to be looking that way when it did it but didn't realize what it was doing. It was behind the tree and I couldn't see it too good.
    All of a sudden,zzztt, and the damn thing came flying out of there like it had a rocket up it's ass. It's tail was all fluffed out and it ran around like crazy for about a minute all over the house. I was laughing so hard I couldn't explain to my Old Lady what was wrong with the cat or what was so funny for about 5 min.
    She didn't see the humor in that I did nor the next night when the damn cat tried to cimb the tree and it came over on top of him.
    After that it stayed away from Christmas trees.
    I must admit I have always hoped to see a rerun. Regards, FM
     
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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">On my brand new Christmas tree. She ruined the one last year too.

    Was sittin here reading posts and I hear her start flipping out and here the fuckin moron shocked herself chewing the wiring on my tree. Must've hurt since she pissed herself.

    Anything I can spray on the tree to ward off any more chewing if the dipshit doesn't learn her lesson from this? </div></div>I doubt it. We had a cat a number of years ago that would do the same thing about two or three times a month. A real pain in the ass that cat was.
     

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    No suggestions here, just a request. In the chance that your cat hasn't learned it's lesson and whatever you try doesn't work, can you get it on camera the next time it shocks the shit out of itself? Foul Mike had me rolling with his story and I want to see it.
     

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    You could always get into the Christmas spirit and buy you cat some mice to play with, that should keep it away from harm for awhile
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    That cat story is a no BS deal.
    I laughed so hard I was about to puke.
    My Squaw saw nothing funny about it, but to this day I remember it and laugh whenever I tell the story.
    I like a good cat but have had some bad experiences with the damn things.
    It was so funny that I, too, hope someone captures it where we all can watch.
    To see how big around that cat's tail was was worth it all, let alone how it went wild, nuts and crazy.
    The rocket in it's ass is an understatement. That fu---- went nuts. It flew around the house and didn't shut down for about 10 minutes. I laughed so hard and still need a laugh like that.
    It was a good cat and lasted for about 11 years before I had to give it a Dirt Nap and I cried all of the time I did that.
    Our pets are our friends, loving, faithful and nice to us. There are no more spoiled or pampered pets than come from my house, however, once in a while one gives you a shot at life like that cat did. Regards, FM
     

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Anything I can spray on the tree to ward off any more chewing if the dipshit doesn't learn her lesson from this? </div></div>


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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Megacab</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Anything I can spray on the tree to ward off any more chewing if the dipshit doesn't learn her lesson from this? </div></div>


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    Wow, you're an asshole!
     

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Wow, you're an asshole! </div></div>




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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Megacab</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Wow, you're an asshole! </div></div>




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    Well played! Touche!
     

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    If the cat didnt learn its lesson yet, then let the punishment fit the crime. Cats are smart. I tricked one of my wifes cats into eating some fish with wasabi on it. I though rabies was the only thing that can make an animal foam at the mouth. That was almost a year ago, and she still wont take any food I offer. Some lessons are learned hard.
     

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ATH</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Wet the carpet under the wiring to increase conductivity.</div></div> win
    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: desertrat1979</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If the cat didnt learn its lesson yet, then let the punishment fit the crime. Cats are smart. I tricked one of my wifes cats into eating some fish with wasabi on it. I though rabies was the only thing that can make an animal foam at the mouth. That was almost a year ago, and she still wont take any food I offer. Some lessons are learned hard. </div></div>Second runner-up
     

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    Here is another vote for Bitter Apple spray - our cat loved to chew shoe strings - but the Bitter Apple broke that
     

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    After I flogged a dog with the wires she chewed up I rubbed a Jalapeno on the new ones and she never touched them again.
     

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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JelloStorm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">On my brand new Christmas tree. She ruined the one last year too.

    Was sittin here reading posts and I hear her start flipping out and here the fuckin moron shocked herself chewing the wiring on my tree. Must've hurt since she pissed herself.

    Anything I can spray on the tree to ward off any more chewing if the dipshit doesn't learn her lesson from this? </div></div>
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    She is probably permanently looped, whacky retarded after that! LOL! Thats frickin hilarious! LOL! Not that she got hurt but im guessing the look on your face was classic! LOL! I laughed out loud when i pictured the whole situation! LOL! Sorry man but thats funnier than shit! Hope your kitty kitty is ok though! Sometimes they are more fun when whacky anyway!