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I suppose I should try again soon when I'm home (not at work).  They were petrified of their kiddie pool full of dirt when I first put it in the coop, but now, it's their favorite indoor spot.

A small critter world of now 4 Silkies with treat-focused brains (Punky, Queenie, Pumpkin Head and Drizzle), 3 adorable felines who love nothing more than to eat, sleep, play, and destroy things (Molly, Scooter and Moo), and Osage, one totally awesome horse who sees without eyes.
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A small critter world of now 4 Silkies with treat-focused brains (Punky, Queenie, Pumpkin Head and Drizzle), 3 adorable felines who love nothing more than to eat, sleep, play, and destroy things (Molly, Scooter and Moo), and Osage, one totally awesome horse who sees without eyes.
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Just an FYI for folks - I bought the blue stand-up "Arctic Cove" mister today from Home Depot - I will use it for a while but will look for a longer term solution - because of info on the label:

 

Here in Calif. we have Prop 65, which requires that companies report certain toxins. The label says the product contains lead and other chemicals that could become airborne and suggests washing your hands after handling.

 

This rings true with what I've heard that many garden hoses also have lead - unless they are white hoses for drinking water. Just wanted to make sure people were aware, in case that info is not on the labels outside of CA.

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I bought one here in Wyoming and I think that label is on it. Says something like "known to the state of California to contain......etc.". I don't worry about it (the new lamp I bought has the same warning about the cord and the plug, and so did the Christmas lights we bought last winter) but I know some people do. It is very nice that you took the time to post this for others! Thank you.
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Just an FYI for folks - I bought the blue stand-up "Arctic Cove" mister today from Home Depot - I will use it for a while but will look for a longer term solution - because of info on the label:

 

Here in Calif. we have Prop 65, which requires that companies report certain toxins. The label says the product contains lead and other chemicals that could become airborne and suggests washing your hands after handling.

 

This rings true with what I've heard that many garden hoses also have lead - unless they are white hoses for drinking water. Just wanted to make sure people were aware, in case that info is not on the labels outside of CA.

The label is there because  nozzle is made of brass.    Brass has  possible trace amounts of lead in material. My kitchen faucet that I purchased had the same warning.  California has such zero tolerance that insignificant amounts of anything questionable has to be reported to consumers. ( I'm not against the notification, and leave it up to consumers to make their own judgment calls.) .  I grew up a long time ago when gasoline was leaded, paint had lead in it.   and drank Chicago faucet water all my life that came thru lead pipes.  I'm not skitsafrantic,  don't have ADD or the heavy duty version ADHD ,  may be just slightly heavier than charts suggest.  Don't think its the lead doing it. It is always BEST to  AVOID BAD THINGS. If you follow the news, Flint Michigan is going thru some challenges with their city water supply.   I don't think your little mister is that dangerous. 

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