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I popped in to Morrisons tonight, I took two shopping bags.
There is no frozen food except ice cream, the odd frozen pizza and some frozen pies.
I came home with some soft drinks and some chocolate bars, so it might be a vegetarian meal tomorrow unless I cook the frozen pizza that I bought last week.
I'll try Sainsburys & Tesco tomorrow evening.

Whilst in Morrisons I overheard a guy on his mobile to his wife or girlfriend.
"Sorry love I can't find any bleach, hang on … is Cif a bleach?"
Made me smile. :)

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Stephen wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 22:38 pm

Whilst in Morrisons I overheard a guy on his mobile to his wife or girlfriend.
"Sorry love I can't find any bleach, hang on … is Cif a bleach?"
Made me smile. :)
Ah, millennials for you! 🤣
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Not sure how to embed a gif file but this was posted on another forum I'm on

https://gfycat.com/meagergraciousgelada

Hope it works!

I'm a bit surprised re Maidenhead. Is it not classed as a pet shop? Although I suppose it's up to businesses to make their own decisions.

As far as I am aware (though it might well be different now) my local Pets at Home said they were staying open but closing earlier each day. Also said they were suspending all animal and fish sales.

I have plenty of fish food so that's OK. I think I've got enough cat food and litter for at least three weeks. I buy a box or two of Felix each time I go shopping so it saves buying loads at once.... Just need to phone the vet to see if they can still issue flea treatments etc. And then need to try and pin down three cats to apply it, which is not easy by yourself. 🙄

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The problem for a lot of MA outlets is that they are within garden centres and don't have a separate entrance to the outside so if the garden centre shuts down they will have to as well with just a skeleton staff rota coming in for feeding and cleaning.

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WinterRose73 wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:32 am
Not sure how to embed a gif file but this was posted on another forum I'm on

https://gfycat.com/meagergraciousgelada

Hope it works!
It does! Thanks. ROFL
WinterRose73 wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:32 am
Just need to phone the vet to see if they can still issue flea treatments etc. And then need to try and pin down three cats to apply it, which is not easy by yourself. 🙄
All Vets throughout the UK will open.
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wonder what all those muggers are going to do now their normal clients are no longer out and about?

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Hopefully self-isolate for 25 years...... ;)

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wonder what all those muggers are going to do now their normal clients are no longer out and about?
Silly @mikeyw64, they mug each other! :grin:
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Another LFS taking a similar approach to Maidenhead



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mikeyw64 wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:28 am
Another LFS taking a similar approach to Maidenhead



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That sounds like a creative solution :)

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