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Cats on my Roadster!

bonnie

I play a nice person on twitter.
Feb 6, 2011
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9,744
Columbia River Gorge
So not only does it repel pests and wash your car, it handles your morning shower, too. Very efficient. :) Bring your toothbrush!
 
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bonnie

I play a nice person on twitter.
Feb 6, 2011
16,427
9,744
Columbia River Gorge
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I think I have it solved.
 

benji4

Roadster 2.5 #0476
Nov 7, 2010
438
2
Tokyo, Japan
It seems one of the cats decided to jump from the soft top of the car onto the hood, and it looks as if he must have openned his claws to try and get a grip as there are 2 parallel paw-sized scratch marks that slide about 5 inches down the top piece of the hood. The aren't too deep so they can probably be buffed out, but kind of a shame. Anyway, I know now that they do open their claws sometimes!
 

benji4

Roadster 2.5 #0476
Nov 7, 2010
438
2
Tokyo, Japan
Oh yeah, those claws are a cats TC. They are extended within milliseconds of pad slippage detection.

That's exactly what it looked like -- a spot at the very top where the paws hit, and just below that the scratch marks started as if the claws came out instantly as the cat realized it was starting to slide down the hood. Too bad the cat's TC can't be turned off like with the car!
 

TEG

Teslafanatic
Aug 20, 2006
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8,933
Have you been searching for a cat on a roadster picture since this thread started, or???
Nope. It just randomly happened to show up soon after this thread was started. I wasn't even searching for anything like it, but when I saw it, I knew where it belonged.
 
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