Who says cats don;t like to swim?


When Buddha M'Zee's mom called and told me that she thought her kitty would like to swim at SplashDog, the canine warm water therapy spa I co-own in Edmonds, I was dubious. I was pretty certain that she was mistaken, but I agreed to allow her to bring him in for a session at the end of my day. She explained that he compromises his water bowl every day and loves to play in the bathtub. I raised my eyebrows, and thought that if nothing else, this was going to be interesting.

Buddha M'Zee taught me a very special lesson that day. If I throw away my preconceived notions about someone or something, magical things can happen. I have lots of video from the second he got into the warm pool with us to the minute that he got out. He was relaxed, curious, and amazing.

Buddha M'Zee can teach us all a lesson about not putting limitations on anyone. If given the opportunity, we just maybe pleasantly surprised.

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Mo says ... on Saturday, Feb 27 at 4:11 AM

I just love watching Buddha swim, he's not nervous, he's just taking it all in! very cool!

mcduff says ... on Saturday, Feb 27 at 11:59 AM

I love his calm, laid back demeanor. He doesn't know how special he is ... give him a snuggle for me :)

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Feb 27 at 12:46 PM

He's such a cutie, and so laid back while swimming back and forth. It's obvious he's having a good time and loves his momma. Thanks for sharing!

Buddah"s "1st" Moms says ... on Sunday, Feb 28 at 9:58 AM

Amazing! To think that this tiny puff of fur that we have fed and cared for 24-7 has turned into such an amazing cat makes us so proud! We was always special to us. GO BUDDAH!

Budaah's "1st" Moms' says ... on Sunday, Feb 28 at 12:46 PM

"HE" was always special to us, not "We" was always special to us. Any how, we are very proud of him and grateful that Nicole was able to take him when she did.

friendsforlife30 says ... on Friday, Mar 5 at 1:31 PM

love it and that is really cool my cats love water to listed I found somone that has a cat does that to I sarted them off when they where kittens and they love it to

bigsam says ... on Saturday, Apr 10 at 6:41 AM

well in the animal kingdom the cats are better swimmers than dogs.

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