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Old 03-31-2011, 11:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OMGosh...I didn't know where to post this, but since this is the "newbie" thread and I have some "new" news I figured I'd share it here...

For those of you who've been following Fussy and I, she's feeling better...her skin is starting to look better and we're hoping her eyes are not far from being better also!

We got her out twice today to fun around...I was actually able to pick her up w/o her curling up into a ball and puffing at me! She was running around everywhere=))

She also anointed...3 times!! It was really neat to watch. She nibbled on the curtain and then did it twice...Found a place on the carpet, nibbled there for a minute and anointed again.. Hubby and I were crackin' up...I've read a couple of different explanations on anointing (one being that there really is no explanation), but I wanted to get some of your opinions...Why do they do that??

Thanks again for all the support=)
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm not sure why they do it...my guess would be that they like the smell of something and want to smell like it by recreating the smell in their saliva and then putting it on themselves??? (who knows? haha )
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Some people think they want to cover themselves with the unfamiliar scent to 'blend in' so they lick it and make a spitty froth with it and smear it everywhere. I don't think anyone knows for sure, tho'.

The novelty wears off quickly.
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