There is a meme going around the internet giving instruction on ‘how to trap a cat‘.
Basically you create a circle on the floor, cat is attracted to the circle, cat sits in circle, you have trapped a cat. Hurrah!
Apparently they like the feeling of borders.
Obviously I had to try this on Felicity.
So I laid out a measuring tape in a rough circle near Felcity.
Hmmm…maybe I need a fabric circle? Fabric is basically irresistible to her. And look, it’s even a circle within a circle!
Maybe if I do one on the floor, instead of the rug?
Oooookay….ummmmm…maybe outside? She loves hanging out on the lawn. I can make a perfect one out of hose:
And then, after leaving tempting circles all over the place for her all day, with nil success, I went outside and found her relaxing luxuriantly amongst the weeds in the square planter box, which she has never shown any interest whatsoever in before.