Cats on Board - Page 6 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Cruising & Liveaboard Forum > Living Aboard
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree32Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #51  
Old 07-30-2012
is Awesome!
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 311
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
DavidB.UK is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Skype™ to DavidB.UK
Re: Cats on Board

This may seem like a bit of a crazy question, and please do bear in mind it is just a question...

Has anybody ever installed a cat flap on board?

The reason I ask is that during the summer months I will be spending months at a time with my boat moored on along the river bank in a place where it would be perfectly safe for my cat to come and go as she pleased.

I am wondering about the possibility of using a cat flap to allow my moggy to come and go as she pleases when in a suitable spot for an extended length of time.

Has anybody done this?

I was thinking of possibly converting a porthole or window rather than companionway (for security) and maybe even take one of these to pieces to utilise the tech inside it.
__________________
__________________
Author
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #52  
Old 07-30-2012
zeehag's Avatar
snake charmer, cat herder
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 8
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 7
zeehag is on a distinguished road
Re: Cats on Board

my formosa has a nice bronze porthole for gato at teh dinette--he is good entering and exiting when the boat is closed up--even has his pic taken while sitting in it...
Attached Thumbnails
Cats on Board-dsc06852.jpg  
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

formosa 41, cruising tropics


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #53  
Old 07-30-2012
is Awesome!
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 311
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
DavidB.UK is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Skype™ to DavidB.UK
Re: Cats on Board

Quote:
Originally Posted by zeehag View Post
my formosa has a nice bronze porthole for gato at teh dinette--he is good entering and exiting when the boat is closed up--even has his pic taken while sitting in it...
Awww, how is your kitty now?
Bite on his neck ok now?

My little kitty now has her chip and passport all ready for adventures!
Just hope she is ok on the water....

We'll have to wait and see!
__________________
__________________
Author
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #54  
Old 07-30-2012
zeehag's Avatar
snake charmer, cat herder
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 8
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 7
zeehag is on a distinguished road
Re: Cats on Board

bubba is good--i think i will have dunia place a chip in him--she is a good vet, and he has met her--didnt hiss or spit, either--so she must be ok.
he got over the bite and stays indoors more than he used to--but i have a/c on so that doesnt count--he likes that relief from humidity.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

formosa 41, cruising tropics


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #55  
Old 07-31-2012
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,734
Thanks: 448
Thanked 24 Times in 23 Posts
Rep Power: 0
bwalker42 is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: Cats on Board

Quote:
Originally Posted by zeehag View Post
my formosa has a nice bronze porthole for gato at teh dinette--he is good entering and exiting when the boat is closed up--even has his pic taken while sitting in it...
How sweet, I love this, and the pic!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #56  
Old 07-31-2012
zeehag's Avatar
snake charmer, cat herder
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 8
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 7
zeehag is on a distinguished road
Re: Cats on Board

bubba is best gato i have ever known--tolerates me and leashes and boat --loves his home and momms-- is goooood kitty. even responds positively to name..
bwalker42 and DavidB.UK like this.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

formosa 41, cruising tropics


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #57  
Old 07-31-2012
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,734
Thanks: 448
Thanked 24 Times in 23 Posts
Rep Power: 0
bwalker42 is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: Cats on Board

Bubba is a gorgeous good kitty,
My Nauti is a Maine Coon Cat, he is sooooo beautiful!
zeehag likes this.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #58  
Old 07-31-2012
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: St Pete FL
Posts: 48
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
WildJasmine is on a distinguished road
Re: Cats on Board

Our cat probably enjoys the boat more than we do. Here is a pic of her navigating during our sail last night.

zeehag and DavidB.UK like this.
__________________
Never sailed before. Quit my job, bought a SMALL sailboat and moved on with the wife dog and cat. Blogging about our experience Thewildjasmine.com
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #59  
Old 07-31-2012
is Awesome!
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 311
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
DavidB.UK is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Skype™ to DavidB.UK
Re: Cats on Board

Can't wait to see how my cat takes to the cruising life
__________________
__________________
Author
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #60  
Old 07-31-2012
zeehag's Avatar
snake charmer, cat herder
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 8
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 7
zeehag is on a distinguished road
Re: Cats on Board

best boat kats i have ever seen have been maine coon--they are awesome with boats.
others do beautifully, but it seems maine coon just take to it.
first pic on left is bubby in gom on candida, we were in white city at the dock. the rest are bubba on my , err, our boat.....
Attached Thumbnails
Cats on Board-dsc05484.jpg   Cats on Board-dsc06588.jpg   Cats on Board-dsc06782.jpg   Cats on Board-dsc06815.jpg   Cats on Board-dsc06852.jpg  

St Anna likes this.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

formosa 41, cruising tropics


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by zeehag; 07-31-2012 at 05:40 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why has this board gone stale? Irwin32 General Discussion (sailing related) 26 03-26-2005 06:51 AM
magazine piece / ship''s cats Martin97 Living Aboard 0 12-19-2004 01:54 PM
dagger board vs keel SimonKleyn General Discussion (sailing related) 0 04-13-2003 05:49 AM
Center board jams..Help brusail6 General Discussion (sailing related) 0 05-02-2002 05:42 AM
Live a board DvrEANx Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 11-13-2001 09:57 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:34 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.