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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #225 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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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #226 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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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #227 on: September 02, 2016, 02:08:28 PM »
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« Reply #228 on: September 03, 2016, 12:13:24 PM »
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #229 on: September 04, 2016, 07:59:12 PM »
This is still okay.
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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #230 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 #231 on: September 10, 2016, 03:52:50 PM »
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« Reply #232 on: September 10, 2016, 04:26:33 PM »
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« Reply #233 on: September 10, 2016, 07:33:01 PM »
^Fantastic taxidermy.
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« Reply #234 on: September 17, 2016, 02:48:24 PM »
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« Reply #235 on: September 17, 2016, 03:25:18 PM »
Super Kitten!

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« Reply #236 on: November 16, 2016, 02:04:35 PM »
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« Reply #237 on: November 16, 2016, 02:10:00 PM »

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« Reply #238 on: November 16, 2016, 02:16:51 PM »
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« Reply #239 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 #240 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 #241 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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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #242 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 #244 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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Re: All Things Cats
« Reply #245 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 #246 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 #247 on: December 30, 2016, 12:22:50 PM »
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