Log in

View Full Version : I am a Cat; Destroyer of Tech!

Hooch Tan
03-05-2012, 11:00 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://lifehacker.com/5889958/cat+proof-your-tech-with-tape-traps-and-other-tricks' target='_blank'>http://lifehacker.com/5889958/cat+p...nd-other-tricks</a><br /><br /></div><p>Understanding cats' crazy minds as best we can&mdash;especially that they don't like sudden, loud noises and sticky stuff on their paws&mdash;can help develop a plan of action. Of the several suggested approaches, including setting up motion-detection alarms and setting traps that startle cats when they get near your gear (like the DIY blender defender or simpler tin cans with coins), the two-sided tape strategy method looks easiest</p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1330979884.usr20447.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>Tech is vulnerable to all manner of things.&nbsp; Water, power surges, gravity and blunt force trauma can all have an adverse affect on your precious toys.&nbsp; Cats, too, can prove to be a deadly force of nature, from chewing cables to furring up your fans to sitting on your keyboard and looking at you with eyes that tell you that the cat is NOT to be disturbed.&nbsp; Fortunately, not all is lost, as there are ways of making sure that your cats do not end up spend more time with your tech than you do.</p>

Lee Yuan Sheng
03-06-2012, 11:45 PM
My last cat (shown in avatar) was a real sweetie. She just loved to hang out with us and get stroked. I eventually set a little space for her next to my computer desk. She'd come in, jump on to the space, and let me pat her till she fell asleep. *sigh*