Speechless Sunday: Content "Attic"Kitty

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Real Estate Agent with Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s

 

While showing  new construction homes around Lake Charles yesterday, we came upon one home where the sellers had left the attic opened for the buyer to view the floored attic access.  You may be wondering why we would be looking in the attic in the preview stage of the buying process.

We do not have basements in Louisiana so attic space is actually used by homeowners here in Southwest Louisiana.

Attics are not what they used to be in  days gone by where there was just a small crawl space for you to store your suitcases and Christmas decorations with all the pink fluffy insulation. 

With the higher pitched roofs found in the French Country construction you can actually stand up in most new construction attics.  Builders are beginning to finish the attic space with flooring and this is a selling point for buyers who have ALOT OF STUFF, not to mention that modern attics are also better insulated.

The seller knew the house was being shown, so they left the ladder down for us.  Sure enough my buyer was interested in checking out the attic.

Guess this curious kitty was also interested in exploring a new spot not usually accessible!

curious kitty

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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Marilyn, looks like the Kitty did not want any one else to go up there. Looks like a guard kitty:))

October 10, 2010 07:08 PM #1
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Hopefully little kitty won't get locked up in that attic!

October 10, 2010 07:11 PM #2
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Marilyn

It looks like the kitten is the gate keeper of the attic.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

October 10, 2010 07:51 PM #3
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Cara Marcelle Mancuso
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Interesting news story on attics!  Thanks for the info and the cute kitty too!  We don't seem to have attics OR basements in most Tucson homes.  Storage space is premium.

October 10, 2010 08:12 PM #4
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LOL.  That kitty doesn't look like he's going to let you or anyone else past.  What a great little perch!

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Kitty was probably ckecking to see if the house had bats in the belfry!

October 10, 2010 08:55 PM #6
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Marilyn, you just never know what is going to happen during a showing, and this time you have a little friend who wants to look at the attic with you, haha.

October 10, 2010 09:12 PM #7
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Too cute!!!!! the kitten looks like one of my four cat! Thanks for sharing this refreshing pic!

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