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Not a good photo! This puzzle, 1000 pieces, took an eternity to finish. I can't pretend I contributed much - spent most of my time staring at the picture on the box answering questions such as "Which other cat has got white legs?", "I've got a ginger tail, but all the ginger kittens are finished!" And naturally searching on the floor for the last piece.
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I've been away from home for two months in jigsaw-free zones... I picked this one up on the trip back. 500 pieces, really easy and very enjoyable.. Women artists from all over the world.

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Does anyone have any tips for keeping helping paws away? Jumanji can never help herself, I swear. Haven’t touched a puzzle in months because I worry she’ll eat a piece if I get too distracted.
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Does anyone have any tips for keeping helping paws away? Jumanji can never help herself, I swear. Haven’t touched a puzzle in months because I worry she’ll eat a piece if I get too distracted.
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I do mine on a home made board, put in on a table that's not too accessible while I'm doing it, and cover it when I'm not. :)
 

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I do mine on a home made board, put in on a table that's not too accessible while I'm doing it, and cover it when I'm not. :)
I’ll have to look into getting some kind of board to put my rug on. If Jum is curious enough, pretty much any surface is accessible to her, though she doesn’t like going on the ledge I groom her on, so that could be an easier solution, if Chip doesn’t get any ideas haha.
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This one took a long time. Also a certain boy cat ran rampant and scattered it at one stage (he normally respects the jigsaw) and there is one piece missing :(

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This one took a long time. Also a certain boy cat ran rampant and scattered it at one stage (he normally respects the jigsaw) and there is one piece missing :(
That does look like it would take a while. Beautiful though. As for the missing piece, have you checked under the fridge? That's where all Ruby's "toys" seem to end up.
 
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That does look like it would take a while. Beautiful though. As for the missing piece, have you checked under the fridge? That's where all Ruby's "toys" seem to end up.
It was in the bedroom at the time (it travels around). I've checked under absolutely everything. :(
 

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It was in the bedroom at the time (it travels around). I've checked under absolutely everything. :(
I have found a missing puzzle piece in the dishwasher, unfortunately after the wash cycle . Apparently it stuck to the bottom of a plate or bowl . I have also found pieces in my shoes, down the back of the dining room chairs, in my bedroom (probably was up a shirt sleeve) and stuck to the bottom of my sorter trays.
 
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I have found a missing puzzle piece in the dishwasher, unfortunately after the wash cycle . Apparently it stuck to the bottom of a plate or bowl . I have also found pieces in my shoes, down the back of the dining room chairs, in my bedroom (probably was up a shirt sleeve) and stuck to the bottom of my sorter trays.
Yes, this time I'm not going to move the puzzle on, but hold on in case the piece turns up, as any of those could well happen.
 
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I've seen some really unique pictures about, but quite often it's a place that wants to create quirky puzzles but they just get them cut in the very basic way, so that all the pieces are the same or there's only a couple of variations. :(
I agree. Cut can make a big difference in whether the puzzle is fun or not. I won’t do ones where all the pieces are the same.
 
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This one is a keeper.. I normally only do them once but this one was such fun ... whimsical .. and just the right amount of ease/difficulty.
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Yes mani mani , that is exactly my type of image for a puzzle. Wonderful. Who is the maker? I am finishing up and will post one in the next week or so that you might like.
 
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