"Feed a Gourd to a Cat!" Top 5 Page for this destination Arad Things to Do Tip by jadedmuse

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Not really....but the Sampsons have two very funny cats...I think the one in the picture is Nala. Anyways, we noticed that Nala kept approaching a basket that the Sampsons have next to their dining room table (by the way, the Sampsons have A LOT of interesting things next to their dining room table - and ON their dining room table, as you can see from the intro photo! Martin's wife Zohara is a fantastic chef!!!).

In that basket were a bunch of dried gourds. Nala seemed to be obsessed with this one gourd, as he would just lick it and lick it and lick it....we would take the gourd away and he seemed to be bereft; we'd put the gourd back in the basket, and sure enough - he'd be right back there again, licking and licking and licking that gourd all over....it was really the most peculiar feline behavior I've ever witnessed! According to Zohara, that was "the first time" they'd ever seen Nala exhibit such strange behavior - which they attributed to their guests (David and me!)


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  • Updated Jun 26, 2005
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