Smoking around computers

From: Jeff Hellige <>
Date: Tue Dec 11 16:07:19 2001

>On December 11, Jeff Hellige wrote:
>> I've had the displeasure of working on machines used by
>> someone with quite a large number of cats. As if all the cat hair in
>> the carpet wasn't bad enough while crawling down to hook/unhook
>> cables, the hair was also throughout everything from the keyboard and
>> mouse to the CPU. Not just a few strands, but quite a lot of it.
>> Quite nasty...
> Hmm, I have a kitty who spends some time in the computer
>room...there's one particular machine in there that moves a LOT of air
>and needs its filters cleaned frequently, but aside from that I've had
>no issues with kitty fur.
> And even if that weren't the cat is one of the best friends
>I've ever had, so if letting her go where she wants means some extra
>filter cleaning for me, then so be it!

        A single cat isn't much of a problem, but the woman I'm
referring to has a dozen or more. Even her office has more than it's
share of cat hair, as she's worked in it for about 15 years. That
many cats make a bit of a difference!

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