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Old 01-11-2017, 08:13 AM   #1
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We have a 2015 Thor Ace 27.1 AND a new 6 month old kitten. Our concern is would there be kitten access / or holes in the interior under the dash that could lead him out or to the motor. We have looked but see none, but this little skinny Siamese can Houdini himself any where.
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I do not think it will be able to get to the motor, but could cause some problems under the dash if it pulls some wiring apart and you aren't aware of it.
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I do not think it will be able to get to the motor, but could cause some problems under the dash if it pulls some wiring apart and you aren't aware of it.
Yep, one of my Japanese Bobtails (I have four of them) got into the dash in the '02 DSDP and disconnected by backup camera - twice. They did a much better job of sealing the dash are off on the Magna and so far I've had no problems. But I really have to watch the slides as there are open spaces under them that the cats (all seven of them) like to explore.
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Super, thank you.
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One of the first things we did was cut pieces of luan plywood to close large hole on pass side under dash on our terra, also made panels to keep our balinese (longhair siamese ) out from under L-shaped couch.Then made strips of luan to keep all of his play mice out from under bed slide and big slide in living /dining.All pieces are held in place with adhesive backed velcro, just pull them off and bring slide in. Much better than constantly fishing those darn mice out from under slide and or around slide tracks with a yard stick and a flash light.
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Yep, one of my Japanese Bobtails (I have four of them) got into the dash in the '02 DSDP and disconnected by backup camera - twice. They did a much better job of sealing the dash are off on the Magna and so far I've had no problems. But I really have to watch the slides as there are open spaces under them that the cats (all seven of them) like to explore.
OH yes, put a cat bed on the dash if you have room.
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OH yes, put a cat bed on the dash if you have room.
Dash cat bed looks great.
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We have a 2015 Thor Ace 27.1 AND a new 6 month old kitten. Our concern is would there be kitten access / or holes in the interior under the dash that could lead him out or to the motor. We have looked but see none, but this little skinny Siamese can Houdini himself any where.
I've always heard "if their head will fit thru, the rest will too".
We have number 4 only because we found him literally clinging for deal life under some ole boys truck chasis on the fuel island where I'd stopped to top off the tank of my new to me RV I'd picked up the day before.
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OH yes, put a cat bed on the dash if you have room.
LOVE this!! Can't wait to see if 2 or 3 of my 4 will hopefully "sunbathe" going down the road.
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