So, We Tried That #CatSquare Thing …

A few weeks ago, a friend texted me this link: “People Have Discovered the Perfect Way to Mess with Your Cat.”

Once I knew it didn’t involve terrifying your poor cat with a cucumber, I was all in. Here’s the gist:

You make a square on the floor out of tape. You turn away, and BAM! There’s a cat in the square.

Naturally, we had to give this a try.

So, Sunday afternoon, we laid the trap. My son put down the square at 4:26 p.m.

We waited. A cat got into an empty laundry basket near the square at 4:48 p.m., but the square remained empty.

We kept waiting. Cats walked by the square. Aine even sniffed at the tape.

Aine took a nap at 7:51 p.m. Seamus was napping next to me.

At 8:46 p.m., Seamus was asleep again, becoming one with the sofa.

Aine and Emmett chased (and ate) a bug. That was 8:31 p.m.

Finally – finally! – at 10:22 p.m., Seamus sat in the square to take a bath.

Not bad guys — that only took SIX HOURS.

On the other hand, yesterday I set down a box of groceries from the wholesale club. I turned away, and when I turned back …

Have you had any luck with the #CatSquare? I’d love to hear about it!

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5 thoughts on “So, We Tried That #CatSquare Thing …

  1. MOL Yep, dat’s da way it goes. Want a kitty to do somethin’ and it rarely happens. Purrvide a box, full or not, and kitties are all over it. MOL Mommy says we don’t have a way to make a square dat Raena won’t destory, but she doubts we’d get in it even ifin we did. MOL big hugs

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena


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