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Friend acquires a lot of cheese. What to do with it?

For complicated / irrelevant reasons a friend has suddenly acquired 18 pounds of Red Leicester cheese. It is good quality. However (again, complicated reasons) the cheese must be moved, used or transformed into something else within the next 72 hours or so. [more inside]
posted by Wordshore on Aug 4, 2016 - 67 answers

Many cats, much carpet, too many stairs. Help me choose a vacuum!

I have three floors of carpet, three black cats, and little upper body strength. I need a light vacuum that inhales cat hair over both large carpeted surfaces and stairs. [more inside]
posted by cgg on May 10, 2015 - 10 answers

Tights that won't attract (as much) cat hair?

I love wearing tights, but the ones I just bought are a magnet for cat hair. Have you found any that aren't? Does the amount of polyester in the mix make a difference?
posted by chaiminda on Sep 11, 2014 - 4 answers

ISO vacuum cleaner - don't want to call Saul Goodman's guy for advice

Do you have an awesome vacuum cleaner? Can you tell me about it? We need a new vacuum cleaner because ours is old and barely works anymore. We are finding shopping for vacuum cleaners to be very overwhelming. Anyone have any recommendations for us? Parameters below. [more inside]
posted by thereemix on Sep 25, 2013 - 21 answers

Carding and spinning long domestic cat hair

Hello. I have so many cats, I had to buy a house. 11 of them have very long silky fur and I have several large bags of their fur (from brushing). I want to make yarn for my sister, who knits. I've searched online but can find only the most cursory explanations of what I need to do - not even enough to know whether my quest is feasible or merely another of my many ill-advised pursuits. Does anyone have a clue for me? I would be grateful.
posted by owhydididoit on Apr 28, 2013 - 18 answers

Help me get enough cat hair to make a new cat off my kendo pants

I have a hakama covered in cat hair. I mean covered. How can I clean these? [more inside]
posted by strixus on May 6, 2012 - 11 answers

Clean Laundry Cat Hair Pills Prevention 101

There's a lot of this going on in my apartment. What can I do to prevent my towels and cotton shirts from coming out of the dryer covered with cat-hair pills? [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Nov 15, 2010 - 8 answers

Please help me find a long-lasting vacuum that is good for a home with cats.

Please recommend a vacuum that will pick up cat hair from carpet and wood flooring. [more inside]
posted by Four-Eyed Girl on Sep 11, 2010 - 22 answers

My cats are ruining my life!

I can't take it anymore. My cats are plotting my death. Please help me keep my sanity, my cats, and my apartment. [more inside]
posted by icarus on Dec 29, 2008 - 40 answers


Cleaning Filter: Help me make an oasis of clean in my bedroom, to fight back the chaos in my household? [more inside]
posted by Phalene on Mar 23, 2008 - 29 answers

Scat, cat - get off the mat!

How can I make my "welcome mats" unwelcoming to cats? [more inside]
posted by taz on Feb 26, 2008 - 16 answers

Small cat hair elimination device please.

Is there a small vacuum with a beater brush that I wouldn't mind having sitting out in my living room? [more inside]
posted by Patrick Graham on Feb 26, 2007 - 11 answers

This sucks

Why won't my Shark HEPA vacuum roller spin on it's own any more? [more inside]
posted by bilabial on Jul 26, 2006 - 3 answers

Cat Hair Killed My Shift Key!

My cats are shedding a lot. As a result, my laptop (Dell Inspiron 700m) keyboard is filled with hair. I have had to remove a few keys to fix the problem. Until today, no problemo. But I didn't know how weird that shift key was. I can't get it to click back into place correctly. I really can't go without my laptop, given my current job, so sending the thing off to Dell is pretty much out of the question. Can I get some tips on fixing this myself? Or does anyone know what kinds of stores fix laptop keyboards? While I'm at it, anyone know a good way to protect laptop keyboards from cat hair so this won't happen again?
posted by abbyladybug on Jul 19, 2006 - 14 answers

Upholstery "screws"?

Where can I find screws to temporarily attach fabric to upholstery? (Description inside) [more inside]
posted by Joleta on May 24, 2006 - 7 answers

How can I get cat hair out of my fleece jacket?

How can I get cat hair out of my fleece jacket? [more inside]
posted by silentd on Dec 24, 2005 - 6 answers

Vacuum recommendations and Ionic Breeze advice?

I recently acquired two cats which is lovely and enriching excepting that I am now living inside a giant hairball. Cat hair everywhere. Millions spent on lint rollers. First question: Can anyone recommend a decent, reasonably-priced vacuum cleaner that can tackle pet hair? It must have attachments and a HEPA filter. Also, I have bare floors. Second question: Does anyone use an Ionic Breeze or a similar air purifier? Is it worth the money?
posted by svidrigailov23 on Apr 4, 2005 - 20 answers

Alternative treatments for a self-chewing cat

My cat has had a little bald patch on his belly all his life. Gradually, over the last two years, he has started chewing at it with increasing vigor; now the bald patch extends over most of his belly, and occasionally he breaks his own skin. The vet has ruled out mites, fleas, and disease, and concluded that my cat is anxious or depressed and needs medication to control his behavior. Googling confirms that this is not as weird it seemed to me, but it seems pretty drastic. Any thoughts, or ideas for alternative treatments? [more inside]
posted by DenOfSizer on Jan 29, 2004 - 21 answers

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