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Do You Have A Toilet Paper "Shredder" In Your Clan??

post #1 of 25
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Geronimo does the toilet paper thing. But the funny thing is, he only does it in my b/f's bathroom -- not mine! I can leave the toilet paper on the holder where it belongs, but my b/f has to keep his on the shelf, or under the sink (which really doesn't stop Geronimo, b/c he knows how to open the door! ). The only time he rips up my TP, is when we're gone for any length of time: then I think he does it to get "revenge" b/c Meowmy's been away too long.

I used to have another cat who was a TP shredder: he'd shred it from one end of the house to another. What a mess THAT was to pick up!

Do any of y'all have a TP shredder in your clan??

KittKatt
post #2 of 25
Yes we do and he does not even wait for us to take it out of the wrapper.

This is Bob. I heard something in the bathroom one day and found this.







And just the other day I woke up to a shredded roll on the bathroom floor. I don't know who did it as they were all mad at me for making them come in for the night a little early.
post #3 of 25
Vash is a paper shredder, he'll even steal an entire six roll pack and drag it downstairs.
post #4 of 25
Penny's not really a shredder. She just likes to grab the end piece and start running from room to room.
post #5 of 25
Ari only does it if (any paper product) is still in the wrapper.
post #6 of 25
Zissou will shred anything she gets ahold of, I have to keep the TP on lockdown. Which gets interesting when I have people over, usually they forget and leave it out, and then there's TP everywhere.
post #7 of 25
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Originally Posted by Zissou'sMom View Post
Zissou will shred anything she gets ahold of, I have to keep the TP on lockdown. Which gets interesting when I have people over, usually they forget and leave it out, and then there's TP everywhere.
You should have posted her pic in the big pile of TP

Look at that roll, Bob

All 5 of mine love to play with TP...shred it ..... rabbit kick it ...... play in piles of it ... and sometimes I just throw them a roll
post #8 of 25
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Yes we do and he does not even wait for us to take it out of the wrapper.

This is Bob. I heard something in the bathroom one day and found this.







And just the other day I woke up to a shredded roll on the bathroom floor. I don't know who did it as they were all mad at me for making them come in for the night a little early.


That's just way too funny!

We have to keep the TP on "lock-up" too - in the laundry room, in which the doors are kept closed. Geronimo will "attack" the entire pack too, unless we do. I had forgotten about that! We also have to hide the paper towels.

Unfortunately, my b/f hasn't learned his "lesson" yet, and continues to leave it where Geronimo can get to it. He's not used to having cats in the house, and has yet to be "cat trained". I had to tell him what the "rules" are, when we got a place together: such as not leaving rubber bands, ribbons, strings, and other "deadly" objects laying around. But he's learning....

~KK~
post #9 of 25
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sometimes I just throw them a roll
Sometimes, I'll give Geronimo half a roll, just so he can get his "fix"..

~KK~
post #10 of 25
^The Bob pictures are cute.

We keep the bathroom door shut here, people are too likely to leave the toilet lid up and I do not want the cats drinking from that.

The closest Tomas came to that was when I was drying and lining gecko cages in the living room one day. I left a roll of paper towel unattended for about a minute and came back to find it strung all over the floor. Luckily he didn't rip it up too badly so I was still able to use it to dry with.
post #11 of 25
Yep, Nikita is even spoiled enough so I sometimes give her a TP roll to massacre. She's so cute and happy when going after it I can't help but let her indulge now and then.

Normally it's all in lockdown though and the bathroom door is always shut.
post #12 of 25
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Originally Posted by KittKatt View Post
Geronimo does the toilet paper thing. But the funny thing is, he only does it in my b/f's bathroom -- not mine! I can leave the toilet paper on the holder where it belongs, but my b/f has to keep his on the shelf, or under the sink (which really doesn't stop Geronimo, b/c he knows how to open the door! ). The only time he rips up my TP, is when we're gone for any length of time: then I think he does it to get "revenge" b/c Meowmy's been away too long.

I used to have another cat who was a TP shredder: he'd shred it from one end of the house to another. What a mess THAT was to pick up!

Do any of y'all have a TP shredder in your clan??

KittKatt

oh yes, my kitten, Bender loves to shred toilet paper, and paper towels, (he has rage issues) lol




^Bender
post #13 of 25
Spook is the shredder at my house, and the paper towels! Like you said,
It's when I've been gone to long and left him inside! Either that or maybe it feels good to claw it? Who knows why cats behave the way they do! Each cat I have had has a different personality! I love that about cats!
Monique
post #14 of 25
Oh yeah! Loki is the little paper shredder in my household! Fortunately, he doesn't go for it when it's still in the plastic. And he can't open the under-the-sink cabinet door where I have to keep it! I've woken up a couple of time to find murdered tp rolls ALL over the bathroom!

He doesn't go for my paper towels while the are on the counter, but a couplle of weeks ago I left one on the floor because I was waiting for the Resolve to work. I came back 10 minutes later to find both boys play-wrestling in a pile of torn-up paper towels! All I could do was laugh.

Tricia
post #15 of 25
Occasionally with the TP, but paper towels are the biggest victim here.
Those pictures were adorable!!
post #16 of 25
I think it is a cat thing, at least they don't eat it.
post #17 of 25
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I think it is a cat thing, at least they don't eat it.


Geronimo will eat it! That's part of the reason why it has to be kept on lock-up! I don't think it would hurt him any, but why take any chances??

~KK~
post #18 of 25
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Each cat I have had has a different personality! I love that about cats!
Monique
Yes, that's part of their charm!! That's part of what makes them so lovable - you never know what to expect!

~KK~
post #19 of 25
I have a Kleenex shredder actually! We have to hide the tissues in a cabinet that she can't open!

Here is Layla in the act!


I know you see me but I'm not going to stop!


This is so much fun!
post #20 of 25
Most all of mine will shred TP and/or paper towels if given half a chance.
post #21 of 25
My girls are typically pretty good about leaving the rolls of toilet paper alone, but they love it when I take out a long string of it and just wave it around, letting them leap for it and feeling the satisfaction of their nail catching a part and hearing the tp rip. But once in a while, when Buffy's in the bathroom while I'm, uh, using the loo, she'll get into some hi jinx, and she'll attack the roll while it's on the holder thing. Then I've got quite a mission in trying to grab some tp that won't fall apart while I, uh, use it. She's just helping to fluff it up, really, but I don't think she understands the relationship between toilet paper and the human butt, lol

Oh, and yes, I watch her shredding the roll and I just laugh and smile, knowing the difficulty I'm going to face when she's done with her fun. So woe is me, lol
post #22 of 25
Yep, my Tosh is a BIG toilet paper shredder. If we have a package out it ends up exactly like the pics you posted. We have to put packages behind locked cabinet doors. Oreo will chew on kleenex so we have to make sure that the kleenex is shoved in the box...not hanging out.
post #23 of 25
We had a guy who loved to unroll the toilet paper. He didn't care which bathroom it was and both upstairs and downstairs got tee-pee'd regularly. One time he even managed to trail it down the stairs.

We foiled him by putting the paper on the roller so that it came out on the underside. He still worked out on it, but the house didn't get tee-pee'd.

Try balancing an empty soda can on top of the roll. When he starts to claw, it will fall and upset his plans. It will take a while and he'll probably eventually figure out that if the can isn't on the roll, he gets a freebie.

You can also invest in a small Scat Mat. This gives a small shock when the cat steps on it. It only took three days to discourage our cats from trying to shoot out the door every time it was opened. However, we also learned not to step on it with bare feet. I promise it's not harsh or harmful, and it has three levels of shock, so it works for larger animals also.

Let me know what works for you!

jv
post #24 of 25
Toilet paper is an honored object to the kitties. They love it, and I've lost many a roll to them.
post #25 of 25
Shadow loves to shred paper towels!!!! With her back feet. her front paws where declawed when she was given to me, but Ive still come home to a paper towel snowstorm!!!
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