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Minnemooseus
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Message 226 of 260 (699766)
05-25-2013 1:21 AM


Multi (real) LOLs
http://www.rockingfundas.com/...o-deserve-to-be-treated.html

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Message 227 of 260 (703563)
07-24-2013 10:52 PM


A LOL and a SMILE (not necessarily in that order)

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Evolution - Changes in the environment, caused by the interactions of the components of the environment.

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"Yesterday on Fox News, commentator Glenn Beck said that he believes President Obama is a racist. To be fair, every time you watch Glenn Beck, it does get a little easier to hate white people." - Conan O'Brien

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Message 229 of 260 (703607)
07-25-2013 6:10 PM


Hard to believe it, but yet another genuine LOL

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Message 230 of 260 (704100)
08-03-2013 7:03 PM


Tall Cat vs. Pile of Cat

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Message 231 of 260 (727274)
05-16-2014 9:45 PM


Maybe everyone has seen this - "A cat saves a child from the jaws of a dog"
Apparently a lot of security cameras there.

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Professor, geology, Whatsamatta U
Evolution - Changes in the environment, caused by the interactions of the components of the environment.

"Do not meddle in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will piss on your computer." - Bruce Graham

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Yesterday on Fox News, commentator Glenn Beck said that he believes President Obama is a racist. To be fair, every time you watch Glenn Beck, it does get a little easier to hate white people." - Conan O'Brien

"I know a little about a lot of things, and a lot about a few things, but I'm highly ignorant about everything." - Moose


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Message 232 of 260 (727428)
05-18-2014 9:34 AM
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05-16-2014 9:45 PM


Re: Maybe everyone has seen this - "A cat saves a child from the jaws of a dog"
Three security cameras with identical resolution and aspect ratio, and with identical timestamp formatting at the top, and all synchronized to the same time, and all in working order.

And with leash laws everywhere there's a loose dog wandering the neighborhood, and with almost nobody letting their cats outside anymore this cat's outside, and at the end the mother runs away from the child.

I don't know. It all looks real, but there's so much coincidence and oddity...

--Percy


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Message 233 of 260 (727459)
05-18-2014 11:37 AM
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05-16-2014 9:45 PM


Re: Maybe everyone has seen this - "A cat saves a child from the jaws of a dog"
It looks good on the video. However, I am not at all sure of what really happened.

As far as I know, it is not normal for cats to be protective of children. I've heard of a cat going after a bird, and if a child (or adult) happens to be in the way, then the child (or adult) will get a bit scratched up.

Dogs protective of children -- yes, that happens. I'm not so sure about cats.

A cat going after a dog -- yes, that happens too, but usually not to save a child.


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Message 234 of 260 (727460)
05-18-2014 11:43 AM
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Re: Maybe everyone has seen this - "A cat saves a child from the jaws of a dog"
That's what makes this video interesting, it's unusual. But I think cats are more loyal than they are given credit for, and this one, based on another video I saw, had been close to this child since he was an infant. I had a cat I'd rescued that would hear my car coming up the hill to my house and run down to the bottom step to greet me when I got home. More like a dog than a cat.
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Message 235 of 260 (727462)
05-18-2014 11:53 AM


Simon's Cat
Love this series of cartoons about "Simon's Cat" drawn by a British guy who ended up making his cat his career. This is the first one he did a few years ago:


    
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Message 236 of 260 (727466)
05-18-2014 12:36 PM


Lovable Loyal Lion
And here's another adorable loyal kittycat. They come in all sizes. This story is really quite sad from a number of angles but it's also a very touching story of love between animals and humans.

This is the full-length documentary about "Christian the Lion." There are shorter segments of the story at YouTube.


    
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Message 237 of 260 (727469)
05-18-2014 12:52 PM
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05-18-2014 11:37 AM


Re: Maybe everyone has seen this - "A cat saves a child from the jaws of a dog"
I know someone who had a Siamese, and when someone broke into their house, the cat attacked the bugler . They woke up to this guy screaming, and saw him leave the house with the cat on top of his head. Cat came back a half hour later looking very proud of himself.

One of my cats used to go protect another of my cats anytime she used to get into a fight. Think his attitude was 'That's my cat to abuse, not yours'.

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Message 238 of 260 (727470)
05-18-2014 12:57 PM
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05-18-2014 9:34 AM


Re: Maybe everyone has seen this - "A cat saves a child from the jaws of a dog"
Might be .. but here is a news article about it, and the video has some pictures of the dog bite.

http://abcnews.go.com/...y-cat-saves-boy-dog-attack-23718134


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Message 239 of 260 (727833)
05-20-2014 10:33 PM


Can your cat do this?

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Message 240 of 260 (727836)
05-21-2014 4:04 AM
Reply to: Message 156 by Theodoric
12-10-2010 6:55 PM


Every Dog (and Cat) has it's Day
A rather late reply, but I suppose better than never.

Theodoric writes:

My dogs get a few a week during the summer. My dogs are the best mousers I have ever known.

Back when I lived next to an old brewery now known as the Hammel Museum in Socorro, NM, we had a female cat named Shorty that was quite petite, perhaps six pounds. The old building was overrun with rats and her count was easily a few a week despite their relative size.

However, the crown belongs to a neighbor's beagle back when I was a kid in Fresno. My neighborhood was surrounded by fig orchards which were infested with a root eating rodent the size of a hamster which were locally called gophers. Now we all know pregnancy changes a female mammal's hormonal environment, but this dog went from Gandhi to TX100 overnight, furiously digging these rodents from their burrows all its waking hours. I figure a half-dozen a day at least must have been considered slim pickings, considering the neighbor's front yard -- which looked like some gopher version of the aftermath of Pickett's Charge -- despite their desperate efforts to keep up appearances.


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