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That looks like it could be my cat's scruffy, grouchy older brother.
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Folks might also enjoy the Bodega Cats Twitter.




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JD wrote: 08 Sep 2020, 15:58 This guy lives at the local Home Depot. The first time I saw him, I thought, "That's weird, a cat wandering around in here," but it has since become apparent that he more or less officially lives there. Despite his grouchy appearance, he has an excellent personality for a business cat, since he does not pester people for attention but accepts it graciously if they choose to give it.

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aaaaaahhhhh his grumpy FACE
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This one got me:

Slip inside a sleeping bag.
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Slip inside a sleeping bag.
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Slip inside a sleeping bag.
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"Better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer."
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FUCK YEAH FAT BEAR WEEK YEEEEEAAAAAHHHHHH
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Planter cat is on the job.
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Just a random pic of my cats from a couple days ago, when they were actually sitting close to each other.
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Peruvian workers discovered an ancient cat doodle predating the Nazca Lines

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Hugh Akston wrote: 19 Oct 2020, 16:10 Peruvian workers discovered an ancient cat doodle predating the Nazca Lines

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Whoa. When I first saw it I thought the locals got drunk and drew a kitty because why not, and that everyone just thought it was old and they'd never noticed it before.

At one point I was doing field work outside of Los Alamos and a buddy and I walked up an arroyo away from the line for reasons I don't recall, and started talking about They Might Be Giants (this being 1993 and us being nerdy college kids) and he started idly scratching his stick-figure interpretation of Particle Man into the side of the arroyo (the rock there is a loosely welded tuff that you can more or less carve with a stick or even your finger if your callouses are in good shape) and I added Triangle Man next to him. An hour or so later one of the other students comes up the line super excited that she found some really well-preserved Anasazi petroglyphs!
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lunchstealer wrote: 19 Oct 2020, 18:44
Hugh Akston wrote: 19 Oct 2020, 16:10 Peruvian workers discovered an ancient cat doodle predating the Nazca Lines

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Whoa. When I first saw it I thought the locals got drunk and drew a kitty because why not, and that everyone just thought it was old and they'd never noticed it before.

At one point I was doing field work outside of Los Alamos and a buddy and I walked up an arroyo away from the line for reasons I don't recall, and started talking about They Might Be Giants (this being 1993 and us being nerdy college kids) and he started idly scratching his stick-figure interpretation of Particle Man into the side of the arroyo (the rock there is a loosely welded tuff that you can more or less carve with a stick or even your finger if your callouses are in good shape) and I added Triangle Man next to him. An hour or so later one of the other students comes up the line super excited that she found some really well-preserved Anasazi petroglyphs!
Triangle wins!

Are you sure that's suppose to be a cat? Looks more like Batman than Garfield.
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I'm just wondering what sort of cat it was. Pampas cat? Andean mountain cat?

Probably not a margay.
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Awwww yeah
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Guy installs glass ceiling panels in his shop to accommodate his surveillance system.

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Doesn't the presence of a ceiling cat imply that there is a certain activity going on?
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What my lap usually looks like during working hours:
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And this little guy (girl?) lives in the bodega one block over, and now xe knows me so well xe comes running out for head scritches whenever I pass by.
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That is some first rate Maine coon (or Norwegian/Siberian forest cat). Ours scared a repair guy last year.
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