We have a strange thing in the house!

Just in time for Christmas and a visitor – we have a weird and unusual arrival. Not only is it an interesting sniff, it arrived three days early. Mum saw it on the Petcube while they were at the beach!

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We have to report this strange and unusual ‘thingy’ to the Sunday Selfies and the Kitties Blue! Here it is!


Rug mystery arrival
Miranda just HAD to give it the once over, and a good sniff of approval. Of course we ALL gave it the once over except Silver who is off exploring. It goes perfectly with the two sofas, complimenting their lovely sage grey/green colour.

Rug mystery arrival

You get more of an idea of the overall effect in the second picture, because the coffee table is there (and no we do not jump on the table!)

Do you give your pet parents new stuff the third degree when it arrives?

Miranda Kitten
Rug Reporter
A Selfie of Miranda Kitten





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    December 20, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    Looks like you’ve got the rug situation under control, Miranda! And it’s a beautiful rug! All my favorite colors! I rent and after ten years of Bear, our carpet is torn and dirty. I never thought about getting another rug to put over it. That’s a great idea!


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    December 18, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    Looks really pretty. Are you going to scratch it to test it out?


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    December 18, 2017 at 8:36 pm

    That rug is beautiful! A long time ago, we got a new rocker/recliner in here…and Minko attacked it! He didn’t just sniff at it, he used teeth and claws! Wow, he must have wanted the old raggedy chair back. MOL!


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    Marv's Mom

    December 18, 2017 at 3:11 pm

    What a lovely new rug!! Mommy LOVES the colours!
    I do like smelling the new stuff. Mommy has a very nice carpet in the basement that was in the living room before all the animals came this summer. It is a silk oriental carpet and Jo Jo loves to claw it. Mommy will not bring it back until I know not to claw the rugs (They are just too convenient .. don’t you think?)


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    Katie Kitty Too

    December 18, 2017 at 2:37 pm

    Oh most definitely all mew fings needs a good sniiff . Miranda is a good rug inspector.
    My favorite thing to sniff am roses,
    Purrs from Katie Kitty Too


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    Brian Frum

    December 18, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    That rug sure is pretty and I’ll bet pretty comfy too!


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    Three Chatty Cats

    December 18, 2017 at 11:42 am

    Your new rug is beautiful! We always have a hard time finding one that’s just right in our space. But that looks perfect!


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    The Swiss Cats

    December 18, 2017 at 8:20 am

    That’s a beautiful rug ! Is it pleasant to scratch ? Purrs


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    The Island Cats

    December 18, 2017 at 7:05 am

    We hope you’ll be furring up that new rug in no time!


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    Ellen Pilch

    December 18, 2017 at 5:14 am

    That is a beautiful new rug. My cats would all be scratching it.


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      Dash Kitten

      December 18, 2017 at 7:58 am

      Don’t say that Miss Ellen! Dad will have seven fits MOL!!!!


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    Roby Sweet

    December 18, 2017 at 2:30 am

    That rug is beautiful! Thank you, Miranda, for your excellent reporting.


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    Memories of Eric and Flynn

    December 18, 2017 at 12:12 am

    That is a beautiful rug. The last new rug I bought was a shaggy style in varying tones of beige copper and brown. Flynn gave it a wide detour for 2 days before he decided it wouldn’t attack him, then he discovered it was a very comfy place for a nap.


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    December 17, 2017 at 9:38 pm

    That is a very pretty rug. You did the right thing to inspect it though. My kitties inspect every new thing that comes into the house.
    Yael from Playing In Catnip


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    December 17, 2017 at 8:20 pm

    OMC, that is a gorgeous rug! My human always ruins our rugs by dancing on them, so they have to be on cheaper side since they wear out faster.


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    December 17, 2017 at 8:09 pm

    That’s very pretty….is it tasty?I’m partial to rugs and carpets,xx Speedy


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      Dash Kitten

      December 17, 2017 at 8:30 pm

      Er….. no Speedy – it would taste terrible. Really it would…..


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    erin the Cat, Princess

    December 17, 2017 at 6:41 pm

    Oooh that is nice, and compliments Miranda too. How nice to get the felines in your house somethingy to play with and investigate MOL
    Toodle pip


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    Kitties Blue

    December 17, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    That is a gorgeous rug. Our mommy is jealous. She hates our living room and dining room rugs. Our dad picked out the color, and they show every speck of litter and cat fur. What’s this not getting up on the table all about? Are you really NOT cats? Thanks for being great hoppy friends! XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer


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    Paul Kirhagis

    December 17, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    That’s a nice rug!


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