|Originally posted by Subee
My kitties love sacks too. I think they hook the handles on their necks on purpose and then chase each other with the bag for a parachute!
In our household, we've learned that paper shopping bags with handles lie in wait for unsuspecting cats and chase them as far as the cat will run.
In one episode, our old Siamese, Nibs, chased by the bag, careened all over the house, ripping electrical plugs out of the wall and toppling all manner of things before hiding behind a bed, waiting for rescue.
In another, Cindy, took a similar tour of the house, while we weren't home, and hid out behind the chesterfield. She was missing at dinner time, at bedtime and at breakfast the next morning. It was only when Fawn approached the living room with her best moth-or-axe-murderer stare, that we checked once more, this time, pulling the chesterfield a little away from the wall -- whereupon, Miss Cindy rocketed out, once again chased by the bag. However, I saw the black blur, and realized what was up and where I'd find her, so went off to rescue her and console her.
With this kind of experience, we try to keep those bags where they can't jump on unsuspecting cats.