A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Sunday, October 25, 2020

Safeguarding Beans

 


 These are the ways I keep Beans safe.  Upper left is a 12 foot long nylon cord (a fish stringer I found) that I attach to the RV so she can lounge about outside at camp.  The upper right is a 23 foot long paracord.  We use that for hunting lizards and mice.  She drags it around while I follow along.  Being white it is easy to see in brush and easy for me to keep track of her.  In conditions like where we are now we use the fish stringer cord as stickers do not get caught up in it as they do with the white cord.  The lower left is a 27 foot long cord attached to a 5 pound lead weight.  This is used at camps in wide open places.  Yes, she is able to drag that thing.  She’s a strong cat.  The lower right retractable lead we use for walks in campgrounds, city parks, rest areas, Walmart parking lots and such.  When I went shopping for a harness for my first travel cat Sinbad, I didn’t like the vest type for cats. “Would I want to wear that?”  No!  I went over to the small dog section of Petco and bought the simple harness with a easy latch I can undo with one hand and slip off over her head.  I NEVER leave her unsupervised while outside.  
A coyote could snatch her up in seconds.  Birds of prey too.  We had a crow swoop down upon us just three weeks ago while in Tonapah.  That was a first.










7 comments:

Hawaiian bred said...

Where is the dialog? Just white bars.

RedPat said...

I just have white bars too. New Blogger?

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

You've somehow printed white lettering on a white background. If you drag the cursor over the white bars the words magically appear!

John @ Beans and I on the Loose said...

That is what happens when I fail to preview before publishing. Sorry. I fixed it.

John @ Beans and I on the Loose said...

As a matter of fact it is a new blogger which I don’t like but this was my fault for not previewing before publishing. Sorry. I fixed it.

John @ Beans and I on the Loose said...

Sorry about that John. I didn’t preview this before publishing. I fixed it.

Toc said...

Ravens are 'protected'. But if you call them crows, you can shoot'em!