From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 19:20:33 GMT
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Nico Coesel wrote:
> Jim Thompson wrote:
> >On Fri, 27 Sep 2002 14:04:44 -0400,
> >"KILOWATT" ,
> >In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
> >Article: <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> >Entitled: "Re: Deflecting laser beam 90=B0",
> >Wrote the following:
> >|It's for a crib,to protect it's perimeter. My
> >|friends who wait their new girl for December are
> >|affraid that their cat may "play" with her while she's
> >|gonna sleep ... LOL I'll show them my idea. If the
> >|laser beam is "broken"...the interfacing circuit would
> >|activate the transmitter of an ordinary wireless chime
> >|set...they would keep the receiver in the master
> >|bedroom with them at night. Then they will be able to
> >|keep the door open to hear (don't know her name yet)
> >|if she's crying, and also be able to keep the cat in
> >|the family. ;-)
> >|P.S: Do you know if their fears about the cat are justified?
> >| Since i don't know anything about babies...only electronics,
> >| i think i'll also ask this question to parents in another
> >| appropriate newsgroup. Personnally i've never heard about
> >| a cat trying to harm is own toy! ;-)
> >My experience with cats and babies...
> >Our cats always protected the babies from outsiders, hissing at anyone=
> >the cat didn't know.
> I don't know about cats and babies, but a much bigger 'problem' -from
> personal experience- is that babies tend to climb out of their beds...
My wife (now ex) and I had that one covered. That usually happens late
enough in development that you can get rid of the crib and put the
mattress on the floor. It even worked with twins. You do have to do some
child proofing of the house, however.
... The times have been, =
That, when the brains were out, =
the man would die. ... Macbeth =
Chuck Simmons email@example.com