Smoking around computers

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Tue Dec 11 12:25:25 2001

> > But, expect cat and dog hair. In particular, expect cat hair in
> > keyboards; cats take to keyboards like taxi drivers take to beaded seat
> > cushions!

On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Chad Fernandez wrote:
> My cats have always been more intent on distracting me than playing with
> the computer, or sleep on it. They'll walk on the keyboard while I'm
> using it, or walk in my line of the monitor, etc.
> I think what happens with keyboards is that the cat hair settles in it
> from the air..... cat hair becomes air borne very easily. Since you
> can't really wipe the hair off from in between the keys.... like you can
> wipe the hair from the desk, so it just builds up.

I deal with all of the computers for the Berkeley East Bay Humane
Society. The resident cats in the office all like to sleep on keyboards.

I set them up with keyboard drawers whenever I can get them cheap, or they
get donated (hint. HINT!) But training the office staff to shut the
drawers when not in use isn't easy.

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Tue Dec 11 2001 - 12:25:25 GMT

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