LoginRegister



Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
The Fishing Cat...
09-07-2014, 11:41 AM,
#1
Happyflowerlady Offline
Member

*****


Posts: 563
Threads: 104
Joined: 07-23-2013
Reputation: 0
The Fishing Cat...
Cats are amazing learners when they want to be, and can astound you sometimes with their reasoning abilities.
When I lived in Missouri, we were out in the country, and right behind the house was a pond with fish in it. There were catfish, lots of bluegills, and 2 enormous carp.
Usually, I could catch the bluegills about as fast as I could throw the bait in.
There was a little fishing dock, and I fished from there. We had a stray cat appear that looked like he was a Himalayan (look like a Siamese/Persian), and that cat loved to eat the bluegills when I caught them. He would watch me reeling them in , and he soon learned that when the fish came splashing in, then he was going to have it to eat.
Next, he learned that when the bobber bobbed, that this meant that a fish was biting; so that cat would sit beside me on the dock, and watch the bobber, just like I did.
When he saw it bobbing, his tail would start twitching, and when I was reeling it in, he went right to the end of the dock to watch it . I had to be very careful when I landed to fish, because he wanted to jump up and grab the fish as soon as it hit the dock, and I didn't want him to accidentally get snagged with the hook.
He was a good fishing partner, and we enjoyed many afternoons catching bluegills for him and our other cat, who had no interest at all in fishing, but she like to eat the fish.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Does your cat respond when you call their name? BobCat 17 4,646 06-30-2017, 05:57 AM
Last Post: JenSTL
  Does your cat sleep in bed with you? niightwind 13 2,307 01-28-2017, 07:46 AM
Last Post: Sammie222
  DIY Cat Litter ACSAPA 4 2,331 10-05-2016, 11:41 PM
Last Post: Loro
  Cat Longevity kfander 2 831 08-27-2016, 01:53 AM
Last Post: rz3300
  My cat is overweight krystianna 9 1,131 08-26-2016, 11:28 PM
Last Post: Tom1
  Cat cafe - are you for or against? Elfprincess 11 1,517 08-26-2016, 03:05 AM
Last Post: remnant
  Declawing Your Cat CatCuddler57 1 749 08-25-2016, 11:56 PM
Last Post: rz3300
  Inside or Outdoor Cat? Both? CatCuddler57 4 886 08-24-2016, 02:16 AM
Last Post: rz3300
  What is my cat's allergy? Kya Cooper 2 641 06-17-2016, 01:52 PM
Last Post: remnant
  Does your cat cover up? truongthanh 4 1,160 06-06-2016, 07:02 AM
Last Post: HillCritters
  What breed of cat is good around children maxen57 2 819 06-05-2016, 08:26 PM
Last Post: Novelangel
  What interesting things has your cat destroyed kfander 17 2,620 05-29-2016, 11:41 PM
Last Post: remnant
  A Cat's Do-It-Yourself Projects for Around the House Novelangel 1 604 05-29-2016, 11:26 PM
Last Post: remnant
  How Many Times a Day Do You Feed Your Cat and What Brand? Bloomsie 10 2,023 05-11-2016, 08:26 PM
Last Post: remnant
Question Water Fountain vs. Water Dish for cat? mariposa 20 10,933 12-19-2015, 04:30 AM
Last Post: Nekomimi_mode

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)


Contact Us | Pets Keepers Guide | Return to Top | | Lite (Archive) Mode | RSS Syndication| Rules & Privacy | Advertise Here