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Mike Landi
September 14th, 2005, 06:02 AM
"Managing senior programmers is like herding cats."
- Dave Platt


"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get
eight cats to pull a sled through snow."
- Jeff Valdez


"There is no snooze button on a cat who wants
breakfast."
-- Anonymous


"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped
as gods. Cats have never forgotten this."
- Anonymous


"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats."
- English proverb


"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat."
- Ellen Perry Berkeley


"One cat just leads to another."
- Ernest Hemingway


"Dogs come when they're called; cats take a
message and get back to you later."
- Mary Bly


"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they
are subject to a good many ailments, but I
never heard of one who suffered
from insomnia."
- Joseph Wood Krutch


"People that hate cats, will come back as mice
in their next life."
- Faith Resnick


"I have studied many philosophers and many
cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
- Hippolyte Taine


"There are many intelligent species in the
universe. They are all owned by cats."
-Anonymous


"There are two means of refuge from the
miseries of life: music and cats."
- Albert Schweitzer


"The cat has too much spirit to have no heart."
- Ernest Menaul


"No heaven will not ever Heaven be;
Unless my cats are there to welcome me."
- Anonymous


"Time spent with cats is never wasted."
- Colette


"Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil,
and cruel. True, and they have many other
fine qualities as well."
- Missy Dizick


"You will always be lucky if you know how to
make friends with strange cats."
- Colonial American proverb


"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never
does any harm to ask for what you want."
- Joseph Wood Krutch


"Cats aren't clean, they're just covered with
cat spit."
- John S. Nichols


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


"The smallest feline is a masterpiece."
-- Leonardo Da Vinci


"Cat's motto: No matter what you've done wrong,
always try to make it look like the dog did it."
-- Anonymous


"Women and cats will do as they please and men
and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
-- Robert A. Heinlein


"In order to keep a true perspective of one's
importance, everyone should have a dog that will
worship him and a cat that will ignore him."
-- Anonymous

Mike Landi
September 14th, 2005, 12:17 PM
** "People that hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life." - Faith Resnick**

Funny thing, that's what happened to me . . . a 6' 4", 285 lb. mouse.

HERE KITTY, KITTY!!

ROFL!

Judy G. Russell
September 14th, 2005, 11:04 PM
"Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil,
and cruel. True, and they have many other
fine qualities as well."
- Missy DizickROFL!!!!! I love this one...

RayB (France)
September 15th, 2005, 03:37 AM
ROFL!!!!! I love this one...

And *I* love this one -

http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/09/14/germany.catfuel.reut/index.html

Hmmm, I wonder if he could use a French supplier?

Mike Landi
September 15th, 2005, 08:29 AM
Boo!!!! <hiss> :eek:

Judy G. Russell
September 15th, 2005, 10:09 AM
I'm sure he could use a few allegedly-human remains...

Lindsey
September 15th, 2005, 04:48 PM
I'm sure he could use a few allegedly-human remains...
I was reading a particularly grisly story recently--I think it was in last week's Economist--speculating that BSE infections in British cattle may have migrated to cattle from humans, rather than the other way around. Apparently India was a major source of the supplements of ground bone and other carcass parts that were added to British cattle feed, and there was speculation that some of the bones may have come from human remains that had been, in accordance with Hindu tradition, consigned to the Ganges and later recovered (not, I think, in accordance with tradition) by bone collectors who added them to the animal remains they sold to processing plants.

If some of those remains were infected with CJD, feed supplements made from them could have caused BSE in cattle. And that theory, the article said, could explain why BSE was a bigger problem in Britain than in the rest of Europe, as Britain was at the time the largest European importer of that material. There was a prosecution of an Indian bone exporter in the 1960s after an investigation turned up evidence of just such a thing going on. The chief problem with the theory is that the available evidence suggests that CJD is rare in India, and common practice is to burn or bury the bodies of those who die in a hospital rather than place them in the river. Still....

--Lindsey

Bill Hirst
September 15th, 2005, 09:35 PM
Cats humor us because they know that their ancestors ate ours.
-Beth Winter

Mike Landi
September 15th, 2005, 09:52 PM
ROFL!

Judy G. Russell
September 15th, 2005, 09:57 PM
Cats humor us because they know that their ancestors ate ours.
-Beth WinterOooooh... mean... funny, and true, but mean...

RayB (France)
September 16th, 2005, 03:41 AM
Oooooh... mean... funny, and true, but mean...

Now here is a man that has finally found a practical use for cats.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/09/14/germany.catfuel.reut/index.html

And . . . . it is friendly to the evironment, as well. My kinda guy!

(Aw shucks, he just denied the story . . . . and just when I thought progress was being made!)

Judy G. Russell
September 16th, 2005, 11:25 AM
I saw that when you posted it to Mike. My reaction is less printable than his.

RayB (France)
September 17th, 2005, 03:32 AM
I saw that when you posted it to Mike. My reaction is less printable than his.

Dead cats, as far as I know, have never been collector's items.

chm
September 29th, 2005, 03:51 PM
Love it. Thanks.

Once owned by cats, hoped to be owned by a cat or two again sometime,

Carolyn
http://www.carolynhmayer.com

Nick Parkin
September 30th, 2005, 08:03 PM
How wrong can you be? :D

http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/0517545160.01.LZZZZZZZ.gif

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0517545160/qid=1128128492/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl/202-5676506-3241432

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0413760405/ref=pd_sim_b_dp_1/202-5676506-3241432


Dead cats, as far as I know, have never been collector's items.

RayB (France)
October 1st, 2005, 03:10 AM
How wrong can you be? :D

http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/0517545160.01.LZZZZZZZ.gif

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0517545160/qid=1128128492/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl/202-5676506-3241432

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0413760405/ref=pd_sim_b_dp_1/202-5676506-3241432


No library would be complete with these books. When we first moved to the UK in 1985, I sent a British book to a friend in Denver who had four cats. It was entitled '101 Games To Play With Your Pussy'. I did a search but apparently it is out of print, now.

Bill Hirst
October 2nd, 2005, 01:42 AM
No library would be complete with these books. When we first moved to the UK in 1985, I sent a British book to a friend in Denver who had four cats. It was entitled '101 Games To Play With Your Pussy'. I did a search but apparently it is out of print, now.
Amazon lists it as "Games You Can Play With Your Pussy," and they have links to several used copies for sale. I read it back in '85 and laughed my head off. In particular I remember the advice on taking your pussy to the vet starting with donning protective garments and ending by saying ventilation holes in the cardboard box are unnecessary--pussy (now quite angry) will make his own.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/088032015X/wwwworldbuyer-20/104-9770998-7781567?creative=327641&camp=14573&link_code=as1

or http://tinyurl.com/9u8m9

RayB (France)
October 2nd, 2005, 04:09 AM
Amazon lists it as "Games You Can Play With Your Pussy," and they have links to several used copies for sale. I read it back in '85 and laughed my head off. In particular I remember the advice on taking your pussy to the vet starting with donning protective garments and ending by saying ventilation holes in the cardboard box are unnecessary--pussy (now quite angry) will make his own.

ROFL! I remember my wife and I going into hysterics at the time. Then, of course, there is Dr. Eric Berne's book - 'Games People Play'. The 'Yes, but . . ' game is alive and well in every forum I have seen. I must get my copy out and see what other ones are still thriving. Many, I'll bet! May even revive a few just to irritate some folk who irritate me. (g)