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dammit you guys this is hard to live with
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New colt.
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@ lunch: Daww!

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I keep hearing from people who talk about going to rub their cats' bellies and getting four sets of claws and a set of teeth sunk into their arms. I wonder what the Hell they're doing wrong...
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putting their hand in the clawbasket on the 99 44/100 % of cats that will be all 'look at how fluffy my belly is don't you want to NOW YOUR HAND IS MINE FEAR IS THE MINDKILLER BUT MY CLAWS ARE THE SKINSHREDDER'

There is 66/100% of cats that really just want belly rubs more than they love murder.
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My Furiosa is somewhat unpredictable. She doesn't mean real harm, but every now and then she's getting a belly rub and decides it would be fun to attack you instead.
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I've just never in my life had a cat attack me due to a belly rub. I've had cats that enjoyed chest and belly rubs, and I've encountered cats that would twist away, often to offer their backs or heads, if I worked down from their chins and neck to their chest.

(It's like I've pointed out to my mother—if they're head-butting your hand, they want you to pet their head.)

Maybe I'm just Jadacatguy.
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lunch, how are your new friends doing
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They’re getting the hang of things. They had to be boarded for a family emergency in mrs lunch’s fam. We would check them on the boarders webcam , and they'd be together as often as not.
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Ugh except now the smol doesn't calm down in the crate half the time. She's not well enough potty trained to be out and about when we're asleep. I haven't gotten a full night's sleep since we've been back because of her bullshit. My guess is that she wants to be in the same crate with the large because that was probably how they were at night at the boarder.

From an evolutionary standpoint, the whiny sound has two effects on people. One is the desire to rush to the aid of an infant. The other is to smash the source of the sound. While trying to get back to sleep at what is by my clock an ungodly hour (and maybe 4.5 or 5 hours of sleep, I was having the latter reaction.
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lunchstealer wrote:
10 Apr 2019, 12:17
From an evolutionary standpoint, the whiny sound has two effects on people. One is the desire to rush to the aid of an infant. The other is to smash the source of the sound.
When I hear a crying infant, my reaction is usually to hiss, "It will bring the leopards on us!"
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Frickin' leopards, man.
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I have a rock that keeps away tigers. It works for leopards too.
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Warren wrote:
10 Apr 2019, 14:55
I have a rock that keeps away tigers. It works for leopards too.
If you find one that keeps squalling, sticky infants away, I'll take one.
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Jasper wrote:
11 Apr 2019, 08:55
Warren wrote:
10 Apr 2019, 14:55
I have a rock that keeps away tigers. It works for leopards too.
If you find one that keeps squalling, sticky infants away, I'll take one.
That's what tigers and leopards are for.
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A crying infant is just an infant who needs some cuddling. That's all.
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Jasper wrote:
11 Apr 2019, 08:55
Warren wrote:
10 Apr 2019, 14:55
I have a rock that keeps away tigers. It works for leopards too.
If you find one that keeps squalling, sticky infants away, I'll take one.
Well, a rock can solve that problem, but in a different way.
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Number 6 wrote:
11 Apr 2019, 21:38
Jasper wrote:
11 Apr 2019, 08:55
Warren wrote:
10 Apr 2019, 14:55
I have a rock that keeps away tigers. It works for leopards too.
If you find one that keeps squalling, sticky infants away, I'll take one.
Well, a rock can solve that problem, but in a different way.
And the infants get stickier.
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Yeeeeeeaaaaaahhh ... I'm just going to head out of this thread for a little while. You kids play nice and don't throw any parties while I'm gone. And don't forget to take the trash to the curb on Tuesday night for garbage day.
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Okay mom. We'll be good.
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They're cute when they're little.
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They hop around and it makes me laugh when I pass them at the local farms.

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Mmmmmm veal [drool]
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One behavioral mystery likely solved. Horse has Lyme disease.

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JasonL wrote:
13 Apr 2019, 10:35
One behavioral mystery likely solved. Horse has Lyme disease.
I think I missed the back story on this one.
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