Re: [RML] Cat skinning

Peekay (peekay at
Sat, 26 Feb 2000 09:14:31 +1100

One of our hats has such soft, warm fur that I keep threatening to make a
pair of gloves out of her... would be lovely and warm!


At 02:52 PM 2/25/00 -0700, you wrote:
>So, since you don't have raccoons you skin cats instead? :) Hmm, instead
>of a coon skin hat you wear cat skin hats? I wouldn't think that cat
>hair would hold up as well as other fur bearing animals used in that
>fashion. Cat's have such soft hair I would think it would fall out or
>rub off rather soon and you'd end up with just a skin hat, without fur.
>(being silly while she's shopping the auctions for depression glass)
>Bruce Hansen wrote:
>> We don't have racoons here Rhonda :-)
>> So I guess a "catskin" hat would be the closest thing to the "Davy
>> model. Which reminds me of that interview with Harry Butler, a TV
>> of some years back who was well-known for his dislike of the damage to
>> native wildlife caused by feral cats.
>> The vacuous but vivacious interviewer asked why he hated cats so much. He
>> replied, " I don't hate cats! I have 200 of the bastards buried in my back
>> yard!"
>> Regards,
>> Bruce Hansen
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