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  • #826742
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    katzenjammer
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    A sheep café. Well, why not and what’s next??? Would be the sort of place where I could bring my knitting. Or “book” a purrticular sheep for a sweater’s worth of yarn come shearing season. 😉 Tks for earworm as “baa-baa black sheep …” not!

    Back at you with:

    Q: How many sheep does it take to knit a sweater? A: Don’t be silly – sheep can’t knit!
    Q: What do you get when you cross a sheep and a porcupine? A: An animal that can sew its own sweaters.
    Q: Why was the sheep arrested on the freeway? A: Because she did a ewe-turn!
    And since you are an avowed Francophile:
    Q: What do you call sheep taking over France? A: Baaaa-stile Day.

    source: http://www.jokes4us.com/animaljokes/sheepjokes.html

    #826912
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    Jeankit
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    ALERT: Purry/Furry Sale at Drs Foster & Smith:
    Drs Foster & Smith Sale
    Shop now! You get a $10 gift certificate for every $50 spent! http://bit.ly/GCPromoDetails

    Scoot’s Fave place to shop!
    scoot shopping
    LOL

    (Good deals on some stuff. My kits like their weight mgmt/light kibble too!)

    #827229
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    https://d22r54gnmuhwmk.cloudfront.net/photos/2/bo/nf/YIBonFScOPTaFsY-800×450-noPad.jpg
    Please sign/share
    88 Year Old Woman Told She Cannot Keep Her Cat
    Click on:
    Help Granny Keep her Cat link
    granny & cat

    SOS – Need your help!

    #827297
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    Jeankit
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    Please sign!
    http://helpsignanimals.org/petitions/release-lucy-from-the-frigid-weather-in-edmonton-alta-canada/
    Release Lucy from the frigid weather in Edmonton Alta Canada-At least accept the coat.
    Lucy - elephant
    Elephant Lucy needs your signature!

    #827299
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    katzenjammer
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    Done JK! Took me all of 2 seconds so I encourage others to do likewise. The zoo “won’t” accept a coat for this poor creature? Add this to the too-long list of things that I just don’t “get”! *Sighs*

    #827301
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    Great, thanks KJ.
    Agree, plus why oh why is there so much Animal Abuse/Activity – wish we could evolve to a kinder/gentler world as today’s TDK Café theme states!

    #827304
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    pussigato
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    Thanks JK,

    I signed on too.

    pg

    #828057
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    Jeankit
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    Share from Chey/TDK FB 😀
    http://www.animalequity.org/cat-colony-caretaker-episode-4/

    You can learn more about Sherry, Kristine and Telephone City Feral Cat Rescue at their website and on Facebook.

    #828058
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    katzenjammer
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    This just in!!!
    Heard it on my local radio station this am. Study done in JK’s n’hood – sorta.

    (excerpt)
    A new project out of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, shows that cats are capable of liking music, they just think yours sucks. A pair of psychologists and a composer have combined sounds that cats like—such as the tempos of purring and suckling and the sliding wails of alley-dwellers—into three soothing songs for felines.
    Link to complete article
    http://www.popsci.com/scientists-have-composed-perfect-tunes-your-cathttp://
    Link to excerpts (it’s also on main article site)
    http://musicforcats.com/21-listen.htm

    So I played the excerpts for Dorry – and he was transfixed!!! There’s something to it! He never acts quite that calm when I play “Gangsta” (the G-rated versions, well sometimes LOL).

    #828065
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    Great info – thanks for share KJ.
    Heard it on local radio station, didn’t get a chance to research it…
    Putting it in Purry FYI folder.

    OPPS – links temporarily unavailable 🙁

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 3 months ago by Profile photo of Jeankit Jeankit.
    #828066
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    Your most welcome JK!
    And while article describes the sounds as “weird and kind of unsettling”, IMHO they are not that. Or purrhaps my tastes are “weird and kind of unsettling.” 😯

    #828071
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    Links were temporarily unavailable for me as well, but tried again and voila! Probably every purry purrson in known world clicking on them overloaded site.

    #828088
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    katzenjammer
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    Another purry news item:

    Welcome to ‘Cat Island’, where felines outnumber humans 5 to 1

    (excerpt)
    On Japan’s Aoshima Island, cats outnumber humans six to one; so get ready to pet like you’ve never pet before.
    The old fishing village is currently home to only 22 people, who are all dwarfed by the army of 120 felines who unofficially rule the island. Much like Japan’s famed “Rabbit Island” (yes, that actually exists, too), the story behind this strange place has its roots in World War II.

    Could be interesting place for purry vaca – purrhaps Hemingway House as in Key West FL is more local for up close/purrsonal visit.

    #828142
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    Jeankit
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    Please Boycott Proctor & Gamble!
    Horrible Animal Abuse – Testing!

    Warning – graphic image:
    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/652/049/707/que-la-socit-crestprocter-gamble-stop-la-vente-de-produits-issu-de-lexprimentation-animal/?taf_id=13478312&cid=fb_na

    If you have a chance please sign to STOP this HORRIBLE ABUSE!

    #828144
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    Done JK. Not getting into it, but wondering if this includes all P&G products, you know the cute TV ads where they wash the birds that have been covered in oil and then release them. Well it’s Dawn which is P&G product. Hmmm …

    #828147
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    Various petitions signed and I will try out the ‘cat music’ on HRH.

    #828148
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    katzenjammer
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    Well it worked for Dorry – I kid you not! He was so very attentive, ears perked up to unusual degree!

    #828407
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    katzenjammer
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    Here’s a good one! “We’ve come a long way baby” – it seems NOT!
    https://www.change.org/p/facebook-remove-the-feeling-fat-emoticon-fatisnotafeeling
    I tried to sign but could not – will have to try again L8R, but encourage others to do so.

    #828870
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    Jeankit
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    NEVER GIVE UP HOPE:
    https://gma.yahoo.com/kevin-cat-returned-owner-south-carolina-california-adventure-185841120–abc-news-pets.html
    Kevin the Cat Returned to Owner After South Carolina-to-California Adventure
    KEVIN THE CAT
    YAY!

    #828874
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    Jeankit
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    Sorry for un-fluffy post but this type of crime must be stopped!
    Please sign/share to Help Stop Horrible Animal Abuse = Prosecute as Justice Served!
    http://www.yousignanimals.org/NY-woman-lets-dog-attack-helpless-cat-kicks-the-moggie-herself-Demand-Justice-t-1944
    NY woman lets dog attack helpless cat; kicks the moggie herself! Demand Justice

    #828879
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    Well JK,
    Signed petition and added this” Hopefully this woman will be identified and prosecuted to the full extent of the law, speaking of which, the penalties for animal cruelty are in no way strong enough. Poor kitty!”

    Then decided to watch FB video. This is bad!!! At the point where b**ch drop-kicked kitty I nearly puked. Then there’s the guy who looked for his 15 mins of fame as commentator – sounded stoned out of his flippin’ mind. And the guy who filmed the whole thing! Kitty looked OK at the end but in a tail-down defensive position.

    Don’t know what NY laws are but in my city known as “puppy mill capital of the world” – not even a slap on the wrist is meted out as justice. Animal abusers should do jail time and I have other thoughts, but will end my rant here. 🙁

    #828902
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    Photo of the Day

    Jordanian Maysoon al-Badawi feeds her cats at her home in Amman, Jordan, Mar. 17, 2015. Badawi began taking care of street cats 19 years ago, after witnessing a neighbor throwing a cat and its kittens from a high place. She is currently taking care of about 100 cats, providing them with food and medical treatment before putting them up for adoption, charging $50 for each cat to cover the cost of vaccination.

    Woman/cats in Jordan
    🙂

    #829027
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    Not cat related although aside from the inconceivable loss of lives this horror reminds me that I hold responsibility for another life. I used to go down to basement to toss out garbage/check mailbox while leaving toaster oven/kettle/micro on. Not anymore. I used to complain when fire alarm/fire dept peeps inconvenienced me by doing bi-annual inspections to ensure that alarms/sprinkler system/smoke detector was in working order. Not anymore. I used to complain when fire alarm when off by mistake at times in middle of night and entire condo had to evacuate, me having to get a most unwilling and frightened kit into his carrier. Not any more. Everyone, please make sure that you have smoke detectors/alarms that work and stay safe.

    #829030
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    Yes KJ, I read this story and it is heartbreaking. My thoughts are with the family.

    #829161
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    Jeankit
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    Luv Happy Endings to Purry Tales!
    http://www.hefty.co/gueluemser-the-cat/?fb_ref=Default
    special kitty
    14 million people looked right past her. But a 7-year-old possessed an open eye and heart. 🙂

    #829728
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    https://gma.yahoo.com/cats-listen-react-cat-music-cat-cafe-york-093718390–abc-news-pets.html

    Cats Listen, React to Cat Music at a Cat Cafe in New York City
    NY cafe kit listening to music
    This sweet kit looks much like n’hood feral as Kotki! 😉

    #829822
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    Aack – only in FL…remember we had that going a few years back in TDK Land!
    Oyy – this is NOT funny:
    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/8-foot-long-carnivorous-cat-180700956.html?soc_src=mediacontentstory&soc_trk=fb&fb_ref=Default
    8-foot-long carnivorous cat-eating lizards are invading Florida
    lizard
    And while they don’t usually menace humans unless provoked (though one pet-education website says they “can inflict serious wounds to an inexperienced handler”), they are most definitely threats to local burrowing owls, tortoises, and other creatures. They have “even been known to eat cats,” according to the Sun Sentinel. :/

    #830934
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    Today’s Aw Story!
    Grieving Mama Cat Who Lost All Three Babies Matched With Three Abandoned Kittens
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arlene-lassin/grieving-mama-cat-who-lost-all-three-babies-matched-with-three-abandoned-kittens_b_7166682.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
    Mama cat & bebes
    Awwwww….. 🙂

    #832824
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    Sigh, sharing unfluffy link – feel very strongly about this:
    http://itsnofestival.animalsasia.org/

    #ItsNoFestival

    In just one day, up to 2,000 dogs plus cats will be slaughtered. All in the name of profit.
    – See more at: http://itsnofestival.animalsasia.org/#sthash.Ix2kRAtf.dpuf

    Please S/S to help Stop YULIN: Horrible Dog/Cat Slaughter for consumption!

    #832830
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    katzenjammer
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    Links don’t work at least on my ‘puter, googled and found change.org petition but their server is not working at present. Can try later. Why did I look at the pics in one of the articles, they will stay with me. This is beyond horrific. IMHO peeps who abuse animals should be jailed and ideally treated by fellow inmates with same compassion meted out to child molesters. And/or the “instruments of persuasion” as used in Spanish Inquisition should be taken out of museums and re-purposed for use on such callous individuals. Sick, just sick! 👿

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