cats & keyboards

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at
Fri Oct 31 09:59:42 UTC 2008


It could be wors. See attached! (I was sent this picture. A shame the
laptop is running Windows!).


Derek Broughton wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 10/30/2008 04:26 PM, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Easy cure... buy some double-sticky tape & put it on the keys of a spare
>> keyboard. Put that keyboard in place of the old one (system
>> off/disconnected of course) - have a video camera ready... Cat will walk
>> on the keyboard, go nuts, & most likely not walk on another keyboard
>> again. 
> Not an option - he only wants to do that when I'm using the keyboard.  I
> might not want to use another keyboard after that experience :-)
>> Better alternative: get a dog :-) 
> I have TWO.  One of them is a rescue dog who was captured after running
> loose for more than 6 months.  She has some serious socialization problems,
> and killed my old Schnauzer.  We got the cat for the mouse problem (doing a
> fine job, too!) and were fully prepared for him to be felix non grata (OK,
> my latin's appalling) in the dog-inhabited areas of the house.  Both dogs
> are scared of the tiny little cat.

Tony Arnold, IT Security Coordinator, University of Manchester,
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