So I finished my Sailor's Delight Shawl a few weeks ago, but I don't consider it FINISHED finished until I get pictures of me wearing it.
The shawl blocked up beautifully, as I knew it would. My blocking method involves some very classy cardboard and some towels. Usually, The Kitten is not allowed on any of my items that are in the process of blocking. My FOs of late have been gifts, and in particular for babies, and I'm not keen on gifting baby things along with copious amounts of cat fur. She knows it too. We have a small house, so the blocking process can be inconvenient. I have to place my cardboard right in her way, but she has learned that she has to walk around it. Sometimes she'll extend a little paw while looking at me, expecting my reaction (ie to yell at her and shoo her away). It's gotten to the point where even if she is running full pelt she will put the brakes on so as not to step on the precious crochet/knit items pinned to the floor.
However, this shawl is going to be for me. It's going to get cat fur on it whether I like it or not. So I let her have free reign. She was tentative at first, but she warmed up to her new yoga mat quickly.