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« Reply #225 on: July 25, 2016, 04:52:02 PM »
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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« Reply #226 on: July 25, 2016, 05:29:52 PM »
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If I might venture a really stupid wuestion, what is the title of the film with the frozen man?

The SHINING

Supposedly it is about the Apollo moon landing.
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« Reply #227 on: July 25, 2016, 06:27:12 PM »
Good big kitty!

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« Reply #228 on: July 25, 2016, 06:28:53 PM »
BAD big kitty!  Don't kill people!  (WARNING:  A bit graphic.  Darwin award candidates.)

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« Reply #229 on: July 26, 2016, 02:16:49 AM »
From the Wikipedia article on "Prelest":

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St. Ambrose of Optina also writes in a letter that one person has had an unceasing prayer when asleep. And when he listened closer to what his heart was saying, he heard: "Meow" − like a cat but not the Jesus prayer.

Well, cats are the only creature allowed free rein in a church, including the altar area. There's even a canon somewhere about it.  ;D

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« Reply #230 on: August 25, 2016, 11:08:08 AM »
Sampson aka Catstradamus, The Largest Cat in New York City
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Samson aka Catstradamus, is an absolutely gorgeous long-haired, big-footed cat who happens to be the largest feline in New York City. Measuring an astounding 4-feet long and weighing 28 pounds, Samson is a gentle giant who lives with his doting human, DJ Splurt, who rightfully insists to Gothamist that while Samson is big, he is certainly not fat.
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« Reply #231 on: September 02, 2016, 02:08:28 PM »
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« Reply #232 on: September 03, 2016, 12:13:24 PM »
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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #233 on: September 04, 2016, 07:59:12 PM »
This is still okay.
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« Reply #234 on: September 10, 2016, 02:47:15 PM »
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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« Reply #235 on: September 10, 2016, 03:52:50 PM »
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« Reply #236 on: September 10, 2016, 04:26:33 PM »
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« Reply #237 on: September 10, 2016, 07:33:01 PM »
^Fantastic taxidermy.
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« Reply #238 on: September 17, 2016, 02:48:24 PM »
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« Reply #239 on: September 17, 2016, 03:25:18 PM »
Super Kitten!

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« Reply #240 on: November 16, 2016, 02:04:35 PM »
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« Reply #242 on: November 16, 2016, 02:16:51 PM »
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« Reply #243 on: November 16, 2016, 09:22:11 PM »
How do I find one that's likely to actually kill and eat mice, rather than kind of chasing them a bit maybe if it feels like it?
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« Reply #244 on: November 16, 2016, 11:03:11 PM »
How do I find one that's likely to actually kill and eat mice, rather than kind of chasing them a bit maybe if it feels like it?

Farm cats are almost always good hunters. Get yourself a kitten from a farm, or from a place where there are resident mousers, like feed stores, bakeries, flour mills, etc. Make sure the kitten is between six and eight weeks old, so that it's had the chance to learn how to hunt from its mother, and, if possible, been socialized to humans.

The best hunting cat I ever had started life as a kitten from a feed store mouser. Never had to worry about critters getting into the chicken feed.  Not only could she hunt down rats half her size, but was also the least fussy eater of any cat I've known.  :)
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« Reply #245 on: November 17, 2016, 01:05:29 AM »
How do I find one that's likely to actually kill and eat mice, rather than kind of chasing them a bit maybe if it feels like it?

From what I saw, females tend to be more active hunters than males.
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« Reply #246 on: December 28, 2016, 02:10:17 AM »


"I found this cat in a razed monastery.  He will now have a better home!"
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« Reply #248 on: December 28, 2016, 05:19:27 PM »
I used to have a book, "100 things to do with a dead cat." I'm not sure what happened to it.
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« Reply #249 on: December 28, 2016, 05:36:56 PM »


EEEEEEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

So gross. Turns out that this is a dead stuffed cat looking at you with dead corpse eyes.
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jun/05/business/la-fi-tn-stuffed-coptercat-sparks-global-outrage-20120605

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« Reply #250 on: December 28, 2016, 05:39:25 PM »


EEEEEEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

So gross. Turns out that this is a dead stuffed cat looking at you with dead corpse eyes.
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jun/05/business/la-fi-tn-stuffed-coptercat-sparks-global-outrage-20120605

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« Reply #251 on: December 30, 2016, 12:22:50 PM »
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« Reply #255 on: January 31, 2017, 05:51:47 PM »
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« Reply #256 on: February 01, 2017, 09:22:25 AM »
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« Reply #257 on: February 16, 2017, 10:18:18 PM »
All things cats
Insanity
Fear
Cruelty
Nonsexual masochism
Aloofness and individuality
Fear of water
Fear from unexpected cucumbers
Ability to learn swimming
Weirdness
Cuddling
Eating plants
Kindness
Walking on twos
Protection
Sitting in trays
The Occult?
Gremlin-ness
Catnip
Piercing, biting and clawing
Weird sounds
Nastiness and hissing
Exploration
Tricks
Getting hunted
Being in Chinese food
Getting abused
Turning over on the back and then attacking when pet on the stomach
Rhodent predation & bird predation
Cornering prey, dominating it into submission, and playing with it
Making prey into presents
Rhodent predation & bird companionship
Mind-boggling "animal navigation" ability
9 Lives
Landing from falls
Lack of quick and sufficient recognition of basic reality

Things maybe not attributable to cats in reality:
cat humor, sexual deviancy, mesmerization, religiosity and prayer, ESP, ghost-seeing, ghost-being

What am I missing?

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« Reply #258 on: February 16, 2017, 10:23:41 PM »






Same mind, less dangerous







If cats have a sense of fear and like cuddling, do they also have laughter or a sense of humor, or is that just some peoples' perception of them?