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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-06-2005, 02:52 PM Thread Starter
 
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getting hurt??

my two cats play hard and run so fast under the tables and hitting their backs on wood, should i be concern?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-06-2005, 02:57 PM
 
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hmmm... thats a tough one... i don't htink so though. I mean, they are just playing, right? My cats do this too, and they are fine.

Nothing sharp around though, is there? Like sharp corners or edges?
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-06-2005, 03:10 PM Thread Starter
 
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yeah, they're playing and chasing all over but they go under the side table where they barely fit with high speed and their backs grind on the bottom of the tables, if i was the one doing that i would have a scraped back, are they physically tough?
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-06-2005, 04:17 PM
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If they are just playing, then they wouldn't do something over and over that hurts them (opposed to if they were being chased by a predator). Cats are smart. If something hurts them, they're not going to keep doing it. My boys do this all the time--diving under dressers, in between the couch and the wall where you wouldn't think they'd fit!!--but they are fine. Sometimes it may SOUND like they are scraping, but their fur helps protect them.

Unless you start seeing signs of a wound, I'd say No Worries!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-06-2005, 06:24 PM
 
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Ditto on the no worries. HAHAHA, though, on hearing about the rambunctious bengals! Looking forward to hearing more antics. You do want to look around and cat-proof the place to prevent any accidents. Cover sharp corners with corner guards.

Sometimes when my cats are playing, they thud or whump so loud I get worried about injuries, but they seem just fine. My heart still stops for a sec when I see one of them sailing thru the air when they're doing a mad dash around the place.
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