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Topic: Animals Acting Adorable
Posted By: aka ron
Subject: Animals Acting Adorable
Date Posted: 15 Sep 2014 at 9:43am


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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 15 Sep 2014 at 6:13pm
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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 7:29am


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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 1:52pm
Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

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Awwww.  He has no idea what that's all about, but he knows it's about him.




Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 2:39pm
He senses it's something to eat, more like it.



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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 2:42pm
Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:





Now that was effing cute.

Totes adorbs.




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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 2:43pm

Of course.  He probably just sees the candles as an obstacle to his happiness, too...though if he had to, he'd probably eat those, too.




Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 3:18pm
The caption in that dog/birthday picture reminds me of the Futurama "Jurassic Bark" episode. Not many cartoons (especially those geared for humor) end up being real tearjerkers.  The first time I watched it I had to give my dog a huge hug and tell her I loved her because it is true - you are your dog's whole life. Smile









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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 3:21pm


"If I hold really still when that weird person with one big glass eye peeks around the corner, he won't see me" LOL


Good job on the audio, too. 






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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 3:26pm
^ Cat videos are the funniest of them all!!!





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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 4:31pm
Originally posted by insanity213 insanity213 wrote:



"If I hold really still when that weird person with one big glass eye peeks around the corner, he won't see me" LOL


Good job on the audio, too. 




LOL
You can tell, they have played that game before.
 


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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 4:47pm

I'd post the "Surprised Kitty" video, but I think everyone's seen that one.  Doesn't get cuter than that.




Posted By: Papa Lazarou
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 4:47pm
Originally posted by insanity213 insanity213 wrote:

The caption in that dog/birthday picture reminds me of the Futurama "Jurassic Bark" episode. Not many cartoons (especially those geared for humor) end up being real tearjerkers.  The first time I watched it I had to give my dog a huge hug and tell her I loved her because it is true - you are your dog's whole life. Smile







episodes like that make me refuse to ever move on from animated shows.

Another one similar to that would be "Thank You" from Adventure Time.


Dunno...but a dog into anything and it can immediately become emotional.


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Posted By: Neil R
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 4:56pm
I'd never visit the "I Hate" side of this forum if all commercials featured animals.
I'm such a sucker for a critter.
Probably would end up buying a lot more crap because of them.
The wife scolds me for spending so much time in the pet food aisle admiring the pics on the packages as we pass by.

This is a recent favorite:



Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 4:58pm
I posted this one in 'Funny', for anyone who missed it.
 


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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 5:13pm
Originally posted by Neil R Neil R wrote:

I'd never visit the "I Hate" side of this forum if all commercials featured animals.
I'm such a sucker for a critter.
Probably would end up buying a lot more crap because of them.
The wife scolds me for spending so much time in the pet food aisle admiring the pics on the packages as we pass by.

This is a recent favorite:


That one's great, and a well thought out plan as well LOL 

For me commercial animals don't get much better than the Travelers dog.  I died the first time I saw the one with the companion and the unexpected litter of 2 or 3 dozen pups LOL LOL






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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 5:33pm
Originally posted by Neil R Neil R wrote:

I'd never visit the "I Hate" side of this forum if all commercials featured animals.
I'm such a sucker for a critter.
Probably would end up buying a lot more crap because of them.
The wife scolds me for spending so much time in the pet food aisle admiring the pics on the packages as we pass by.

This is a recent favorite:


A cat Just being a cat.  I know how obsessed some of 'em get with the laser pointer.

I like when they let animals in commercials just be themselves, no CGI required.

This is one of my favorites:





Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 6:15pm
I think I'm gonna get a laser pointer for my new kitty.

I think he'd have a ball with one of those things.

Old Squirrelly Girly might just look at it & yawn.




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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 6:38pm
Petco makes a lot of great ads.
I've posted one of these in 'Talk'.
Not likely we would find one of these in the hate section. Thumbs Up
 
 
 


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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 6:49pm
I would have to argue with this story, of course, Leah is THE best dog in the world.
She makes a move similar to this while defending her spot on my pillows, she does a pretty good high five also.
 
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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 6:52pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:


A cat Just being a cat.  I know how obsessed some of 'em get with the laser pointer.



Kinda like this one?



I dunno what's better - him grabbing onto that hanging board, the trash can leap (and peeking his head out), or the drift on the floor before jumping and crashing right into the vertical blinds Wile E Coyote style LOL LOL LOL






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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 7:32pm
LOLLOL
This stuff never gets old.
Many years ago, I had cats.
Rowdy would fetch empty cigarette packs, wadded up.
I attached a string with a cig pack to the ceiling fan.
The cat was jumping like crazy.


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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 7:51pm
^^ Generally with a cat, it takes very little creativity and even less money for hours of entertainment for them and you.  Spending lots of money on cat toys is a waste when something as simple as a crumpled piece of paper or cig pack will do the trick.   Just about anything small that can move or be move suddenly & quickly will trigger a kitty's prey drive, and then it's game on.

When we were kids my cousin would tie a rabbit's foot to the back of his R/C car and run it around the house.  The cat went completely apesh*t chasing that thing around LOL   Wouldn't chase just the car though, it had to have that rabbit's foot dangling behind it.




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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 8:27pm

I discovered years ago that cat toys were a waste of money.  I think they exist for first-time cat owners who haven't learned yet.

Love those Petco vids.






Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 8:36pm
Originally posted by insanity213 insanity213 wrote:

Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:


A cat Just being a cat.  I know how obsessed some of 'em get with the laser pointer.



Kinda like this one?



I dunno what's better - him grabbing onto that hanging board, the trash can leap (and peeking his head out), or the drift on the floor before jumping and crashing right into the vertical blinds Wile E Coyote style LOL LOL LOL





LOL

Killer used to go nuts with the laser pointer.  He loved when I'd flash it up and down the stairs.  He'd attack that red dot, rolling down the stairs as I'd lower the dot from step to step.

He also loved the old plastic milk bottle rings (the ones you had to peel away from the cap in order to open the bottle).  Milk bottles no longer have those.  We used to play fetch with those things.  He'd actually return it to me and drop it into my hand so that I'd throw it again.




Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 16 Sep 2014 at 8:45pm
Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

I think I'm gonna get a laser pointer for my new kitty.

I think he'd have a ball with one of those things.

Old Squirrelly Girly might just look at it & yawn.



What's your cat status these days?  I thought you just had the stray that you were trying to lure inside.




Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 3:27pm
Dogs were given jowls for a reason LOL









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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 4:05pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

I think I'm gonna get a laser pointer for my new kitty.

I think he'd have a ball with one of those things.

Old Squirrelly Girly might just look at it & yawn.


What's your cat status these days?  I thought you just had the stray that you were trying to lure inside.


Oh, he's in here hangin' out with us now.

He started coming inside a couple of months ago just to eat then I'd let him back out. That went on for a few weeks then just after labor day, I went to visit my mom & stayed overnight.

I didn't want to leave a bunch of food outside for him because it would either get covered in ants or some other animal would come by & eat it, so I brought him in for the two days.

When I got back, I let him out again, but started keeping him inside overnight. Eventually it got to the point where I'd let him out & after a couple of minutes, he wanted to come back in.

Obviously, he wants to be near where the food happens.

So overall, he's doing pretty good. Has his own litter box in the bathroom & uses it. Except this morning I found a wet strip on the carpet in the other room. Kinda put his nose down there & gave him a little tap across the snoot then sprayed the spot. Gonna wet vac it later.

The only real issue is that, for now anyway, I have to keep all my windows closed, because when he does decide he wants to go out, rather than go sit by the back door & meow, he just pushes the screens out with his nose.

But he's a sweet little fellah.





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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 4:22pm

Glad to hear it.  I guess he gets along with the other cat.

Are you sure the wet spot was piss?  Was there any grass in the spot?  I occasionally find (step in) wet spots on my carpet.  When I inspect more closely, there'll be a few blades of grass in it.  Cats will eat grass, and then throw it up.  Somehow, it aids in their digestion.




Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 4:27pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

Glad to hear it.  I guess he gets along with the other cat.

I wouldn't call it getting along so much as mutually coexisting. She does NOT like him. Or at least him being in HER house.

If he gets within about 2 or 3 feet of her, I hear the hiss.

Quote Are you sure the wet spot was piss?  Was there any grass in the spot?  I occasionally find (step in) wet spots on my carpet.  When I inspect more closely, there'll be a few blades of grass in it.  Cats will eat grass, and then throw it up.  Somehow, it aids in their digestion.

No, it's piss. I could tell by the shape. Long & narrow. Like it came out in a stream.

I know all about the grass/puke thing though. Seen it many, many-a time.




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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 4:37pm

As long as it doesn't go beyond hissing.  Mal always hissed at Sneakers.  Sneakers never hissed back.  Sneakers always found Mal amusing.  They never got into any actual fight.

My 3 originals---Mal, Mickey and Killer---never once hissed at each other.




Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 4:55pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

As long as it doesn't go beyond hissing.  Mal always hissed at Sneakers.  Sneakers never hissed back.  Sneakers always found Mal amusing. They never got into any actual fight.


He used to hiss at her too at first, but he's gotten over it. She hasn't & likely never will. But because they're male & female, they won't actually fight. Males only fight with other males & females don't fight at all, except for self defense. They've slapped at each other once or twice, but that's about it. Mainly they just stay away from each other.

Buddy used to romp around with her & got her to be playful once in awhile, but he was the king of the house & wasn't on the defensive for being the new guy, as he was here before she was.

Quote My 3 originals---Mal, Mickey and Killer---never once hissed at each other.


Because they were all brothers who had nursed at the same teats with each other.



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Great news guys.... With the Air Hawk, flat balls are no longer a problem!!!


Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 5:41pm
Originally posted by insanity213 insanity213 wrote:

Dogs were given jowls for a reason LOL






That'd be a good commercial for doggy dental treats.  His teeth are pretty white.




Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 5:56pm
^^ Good point LOL

That clip set to maybe Edgar Winter Group's "Free Ride" would work great Thumbs Up


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Posted By: PaWolf
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 7:15pm
Here's one of a little pup experiencing a 'meltdown'....but I think either the 'potty patch' really bothered it, or maybe there's something else involved (listen for some background noise that may cause you to remember 'The Thing', or 'Alien') where the pup is 'possessed'...


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Posted By: DarkRealmStar
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 8:47pm
This is somewhat my situation now.  Resident cat Chloe, almost 6 years old now, a tortoiseshell DSH is my little night elf, filled with magic, and is as sweet and good natured as can be.  Three months ago:  enter foster cat, 12-year-old Russian Blue girl named Zinger.  Unknown history before her 2 1/2 months in a shelter.  Zinger was not happy about sharing new quarters with Chloe.  Hissing and growling ensued.  Lashing out with her paws, almost beating like a drummer with them, but no physical contact or biting.  Chloe doesn't understand and doesn't want to give up.  Zinger has calmed down a lot, after Bach's Flowers Rescue Remedy for Pets, a cat calming collar, and other Bach's homeopathic drops which are too expensive and didn't really work.  Also some Cat Attract litter.

Zinger has litter box issues.  She likes to poop on the carpet near the front door.  She occasionally pees in the bathroom on the rug.  She misses her spot in the litter box frequently, but tries.  I have three boxes available, clean and scooped at all times, and she still does this.

Any suggestions?


Posted By: DarkRealmStar
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 8:51pm
This was in my daily email for Animal Rescue for the story of the day.  It's kind of appropriate to Jimbo's kitty tale:

I am orange kitty.

I had a home..well, what you might call a home. My owners live there. I have been on my own finding food and shelter for many years. I had fleas and ticks all over me. My owners didn't care. They didn't care that I was left alone in freezing weather. I lost part of my ear because of you.

I came across a house one day. A house where I saw other, happy cats in the window lounging on a cat condo. I sat on the other side of the glass looking in thinking, ”I have a dream.  Why can't I too have that?" Just then, a human came out of the house. I have a hard time trusting humans. After all, it was humans who left me alone to fend for myself. I keep my distance from the fat, happy one who wants to pet me. Her voice is very soothing. She reaches out calmly with her hand. She gives me cream and kibble to fill my empty stomach. She reaches out to me to fill my empty heart. She worries if I don't come by everyday. She really cares about me. I really didn't know what it feels like to be loved.

To my previous owners, you lost a wonderful cat. You didn't think I was worth your time, care or money. Someone else thinks I am.

I have a new "family." I am safe, cared for and loved.

I am orange kitty...hear me roar.
Laurie
Kent, OH




Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 9:00pm
^^ Love that perspective, I've always wondered what strays and abandoned pets' thoughts are once they're re homed and in a better healthier environment.  Cats don't always overtly show gratitude the way dogs do, but you can see it in their body language and overall demeanor.


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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 9:04pm

I think that's what we'd like to think that cats think, but I'm not so sure how appreciative cats are.  Dogs, yes.  Cats, I don't know.  The woman who wrote that should just feel good about what she knows she did for "orange kitty" even if orange kitty himself just takes it all for granted.  If the cat bonds with her, she can probably assume that the cat's happy---and that's what's most important.

I've never had litter box problems with my cats.  Mine have full 24-hour in-out access, thanks to the cat door, and have always done their business outdoors.  I haven't even seen my cats crap for years. They go to other people's property for that.   The exceptions were when they were kittens and when Sneakers was old and rickety and having diarrhea.

But I understand that when a cat pisses or craps inside a door, it might be because some other animals are coming to that door, maybe at night.  Or maybe he just prefers doing his stuff outside, and is telling you that.  If Zinger was neglected, he's probably not used to litter boxes.




Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 9:07pm
This one always shatters my "cuteness" scale:






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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 9:25pm
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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 9:45pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

I think that's what we'd like to think that cats think, but I'm not so sure how appreciative cats are.  Dogs, yes.  Cats, I don't know.  The woman who wrote that should just feel good about what she knows she did for "orange kitty" even if orange kitty himself just takes it all for granted.  If the cat bonds with her, she can probably assume that the cat's happy---and that's what's most important.

I've never had litter box problems with my cats.  Mine have full 24-hour in-out access, thanks to the cat door, and have always done their business outdoors.  I haven't even seen my cats crap for years. They go to other people's property for that. The exceptions were when they were kittens and when Sneakers was old and rickety and having diarrhea.


I doubt that dogs "appreciate" being taken care of any more or any less than any other animals. I think the fact that dogs are so eager to please, humans just assume it's appreciation.

As for letting cats have full in-out access 24 he's a day, including at night, that's a good way to lose them. Cats should be kept inside at night. There are just too many things that can happen to them.



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Great news guys.... With the Air Hawk, flat balls are no longer a problem!!!


Posted By: DarkRealmStar
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 9:54pm
Thor,

It's gotten to the point that I wish I had an enclosed garden area all mine (not common area) so I could let Zinger go out to p&p.  Alas, she has to stay inside or go out where other people, cats and a dog are let out by neighbors.  I'm wondering about her not liking litter because she doesn't like the feel of it.  She was found in a park near the bay, so who knows how long she was roughing it before then.


Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 10:03pm
Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:



I doubt that dogs "appreciate" being taken care of any more or any less than any other animals. I think the fact that dogs are so eager to please, humans just assume it's appreciation.




Well, what's the difference between that and the way humans "appreciate"?  I think it's just the use of the word.  It's like love.  People "love" and animals "bond", so it's said---but what's the difference, other than the word that's being applied to it?




Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 11:01pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

Well, what's the difference between that and the way humans "appreciate"? I think it's just the use of the word. It's like love. People "love" and animals "bond", so it's said---but what's the difference, other than the word that's being applied to it?


Because I think in order to have an "appreciation" of something, there needs to be some cognitive understanding of the effort or expense or knowledge of the sympathy that went into providing that which was provided to them.

Obviously, dogs & cats have no understanding of money or having a job to earn the money, to provide the food & the safe, comfortable home the lucky ones find themselves in.

I think that on some rudimentary level, they have some sense of closeness or kinship etc that causes them to bond with their humans & also, a sense that continuing that bond will cause the food & shelter to continue.

I imagine they also even feel affection though they probably don't understand it.

But as far as dogs appreciating being cared for more than cats, if at all, I kinda doubt it. I think they are just programmed to try to please those who take charge of them.

A good example would be dogs who are treated roughly by their owners to make them mean, yet still do exactly as they're told. I doubt that is out of a sense of appreciation.



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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 11:08pm
Originally posted by DarkRealmStar DarkRealmStar wrote:

Thor,

It's gotten to the point that I wish I had an enclosed garden area all mine (not common area) so I could let Zinger go out to p&p.  Alas, she has to stay inside or go out where other people, cats and a dog are let out by neighbors.  I'm wondering about her not liking litter because she doesn't like the feel of it.  She was found in a park near the bay, so who knows how long she was roughing it before then.


If she's 12 y/o, there might be an age thing involved. If she was outside long enough, she might just need some time.

Try keeping her in a small space like the bathroom with her litter box for extended periods, say like when you're at work.



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Great news guys.... With the Air Hawk, flat balls are no longer a problem!!!


Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2014 at 11:25pm
Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

Well, what's the difference between that and the way humans "appreciate"? I think it's just the use of the word. It's like love. People "love" and animals "bond", so it's said---but what's the difference, other than the word that's being applied to it?


Because I think in order to have an "appreciation" of something, there needs to be some cognitive understanding of the effort or expense or knowledge of the sympathy that went into providing that which was provided to them.

Obviously, dogs & cats have no understanding of money or having a job to earn the money, to provide the food & the safe, comfortable home the lucky ones find themselves in.

I think that on some rudimentary level, they have some sense of closeness or kinship etc that causes them to bond with their humans & also, a sense that continuing that bond will cause the food & shelter to continue.

I imagine they also even feel affection though they probably don't understand it.

But as far as dogs appreciating being cared for more than cats, if at all, I kinda doubt it. I think they are just programmed to try to please those who take charge of them.

A good example would be dogs who are treated roughly by their owners to make them mean, yet still do exactly as they're told. I doubt that is out of a sense of appreciation.


That's not much different than what I said.  "Love" and "appreciation" are just intellectualizations of "bonding" and "a desire to please", respectively.  They're the words that people apply to those things.  They require cognitive understanding.  




Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 19 Sep 2014 at 2:13am
Well, like I said, I think in order to "appreciate" something, one must understand the concept of appreciation itself as well as what went into providing what is appreciated. I doubt animals understand humans having to have a job to make the money to pay for the house & buy the food they enjoy. They just know you = food, shelter, head scratches & belly rubs. Those things make the animals feel good & the animal responds in a way that looks like appreciation. Probably more of a feeling of well being & familiarity.

But who knows. 

Even animal "experts" can't tell you for sure.











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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 19 Sep 2014 at 2:19am

If my animals have a feeling of well-being, that's all the appreciation I need.

By the way, I think it's the same for babies and kids in general.  They don't consciously "appreciate" either.  Maybe when they get old enough, they'll apply that word to it.




Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 19 Sep 2014 at 2:59am
I'm just going by the definition of the word "appreciate".

  1. 1.
    recognize the full worth of.
    "she feels that he does not appreciate her"

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    understand (a situation) fully; recognize the full implications of.
    "they failed to appreciate the pressure he was under"

Just don't think animals possess the cognitive ability to grasp such advanced concepts.

But I'm happy to know that they get a sense of warmth & well being from living here with me.

And a full belly.




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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2014 at 6:22pm
Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

Here's one of a little pup experiencing a 'meltdown'....but I think either the 'potty patch' really bothered it, or maybe there's something else involved (listen for some background noise that may cause you to remember 'The Thing', or 'Alien') where the pup is 'possessed'...
The puppy is playing with the springy door stop, Leah used to do that too.
 
 
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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2014 at 7:21pm
^^ How true that is.  When I'd eat dinner or whatever my dog would sit near me and watch, but only as long I wasn't looking at her.  If I turned my head and looked at her she'd quickly look away and pretend like she was staring in that direction the whole time.  LOL

Back story to this one:

I wanted to snag her up out of that toilet immediately but I thought this was too priceless not to videotape, not to mention I don't think she'll ever do it again :) lol! Seriously guys.. don't leave the toilet seat up!! Especially if your pug is used to hopping up onto it while you brush your teeth!! Otherwise your pug could fall into the toilet too!

That look of humiliation is cute as hell LOL 








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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2014 at 7:54pm
LOL^C'mon dad, stop laughing at me and help me out of here.
 
Leah has pretty good table manners, I used to give her an occasional french fry, but not anymore.
 
She will hang kinda close when the grandson is here, but normally she gets no table scraps.


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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2014 at 10:01pm
Jasmine was my plate rinser of sorts. After every meal at home she got to lick the plate(s) clean.  But unless a plate was on the floor, she wouldn't go near it.  I could have a plate with a juicy 20 oz ribeye setting on the coffee table i.e. a place well within her maw's reach and leave the room, then come back and the steak would be intact with her sitting a few feet away staring, and likely wishing she was hardwired to be defiant LOL




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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2014 at 10:08pm
My brother hosted a party at my parents house on Morse.
He left the ground beef for hamburgers sitting out long enough for the neighbors Malamute to steal it.
He was soooo pissed.


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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 23 Sep 2014 at 11:24pm

Originally posted by insanity213 insanity213 wrote:

 




Awwww.  LOL




Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 25 Sep 2014 at 8:36am
This dog of mine is working on english, we will have conversations.
Owwwooo, woo woo  woof.  I mimick the sound she makes as best I can.
We go back and forth till she gets mad enough to just bark at me.
Indoor voice Leah!


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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 25 Sep 2014 at 2:11pm

^  Wow.  Just like a kid.  LOL




Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 25 Sep 2014 at 4:18pm
This Siberian has tons of videos with her chattering and whatnot.  This one's always been one of my favorites Smile  You can't really see her face in this one, but she is the ideal looking Husky - absolutely beautiful.




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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 25 Sep 2014 at 4:36pm
^LOL That was great!!

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Posted By: DarkRealmStar
Date Posted: 28 Sep 2014 at 8:58pm
How does dog get out of locked house?  Canine Cam reveals all!

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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 28 Sep 2014 at 9:23pm
I saw this.
I'm glad our dog is happy being inside.


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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 30 Sep 2014 at 7:49pm
This Boxer's face in and of itself is Censored adorable LOL Big smile






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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 30 Sep 2014 at 8:00pm
LOL
What kind of person lets the dog lay on the furniture anyway?  Embarrassed

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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 30 Sep 2014 at 8:01pm

^  I love when a dog tilts its head like that.  LOL






Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 30 Sep 2014 at 8:10pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:


^  I love when a dog tilts its head like that.  LOL






My dog was a head tilter.  Pink Floyd's "Seamus" (off Meddle) would get her looking like a pendulum due to the dog in the background howling & barking throughout the song LOL

Can't say I've seen quite this extreme of a head tilt however, let alone synchronized LOL






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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 30 Sep 2014 at 8:17pm
Ain't dogs great!   ^Big smile
 
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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 30 Sep 2014 at 8:21pm
^^ Dear lord I want that box of chocolates!  All those little puppy dog eyes are too much Smile




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Posted By: Ad nauseous
Date Posted: 30 Sep 2014 at 9:31pm
Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:



Ain't dogs great!   ^Big smile
 
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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 01 Oct 2014 at 10:30pm
Boxers only! No Shih Tzu's, Poodles, Terriers, or those dastardly Sausage Dogs allowed at Buster's place LOL






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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 02 Oct 2014 at 5:38pm
I just found this on FB, a baby fox laying with a big Golden.
 
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Posted By: Ad nauseous
Date Posted: 02 Oct 2014 at 8:50pm
Originally posted by insanity213 insanity213 wrote:


Boxers only! No Shih Tzu's, Poodles, Terriers, or those dastardly Sausage Dogs allowed at Buster's place LOL









Excellent video, had me laughing my ass off!!!!

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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 02 Oct 2014 at 9:26pm
Mama is running late, we had a huge coffee container full of change she is going to cash in.
I bet it's over $400.
It's so rare I can catch the dog being pissed at me.
I'm cooking today so the work is not done yet.
 
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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 02 Oct 2014 at 9:29pm
Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

I just found this on FB, a baby fox laying with a big Golden.
 
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Have you ever seen a cuter face than the one on that little guy?  Big smile










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Posted By: i8acannibal
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 12:57am
This is actually a commercial for Friskies. But it's a commercial that is actually well done.



And everytime they open the can at the end, my cats come running.. LOL I think they do that on purpose...


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Posted By: Neil R
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 1:47am
I love the "Dear Kitten" spot.
I can't help but think the creators were inspired by Fritz Leiber's classic sci fi short story "Space-Time for Springers"

It's weird and funny at the same time.



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Posted By: PaWolf
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 2:22am
Confused(I've posted this before)
...I wish Aiden as as passive as this monster, but nooooooo....you come into the fenced portion of the 'back 40', not be known, and show *any* fear - he will rip your lungs out, Jim...
 


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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 9:04am
LOL  Aaaaw,  the big old wolfy just wants some breakfast meats.

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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 2:44pm

Judging by the tone of voice with which the owner admonishes the wolf, I'm guessing that, by now, the wolf has become a lap dog.  LOL




Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 3:18pm
^^ Did you say lap dog?



I see this and say to myself - "And I thought my 80 lb lab was delusional when she considered herself a lap dog" LOL








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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 3:26pm

That's a lap horse.  LOL

My neighbor's 70lb pit bull Sadie thinks she's a lap dog.  Unlike cats, she'll lay there as long as you let her.





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Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 4:43pm


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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 5:03pm
^^ My god that looks exactly like my cat (except for having no white "boots"), and acts like her too.  I'm pretty sure if a prey got that far away she'd say "screw it" as well LOL

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Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 5:33pm







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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 5:46pm
Originally posted by insanity213 insanity213 wrote:

^^ My god that looks exactly like my cat (except for having no white "boots"), and acts like her too.  I'm pretty sure if a prey got that far away she'd say "screw it" as well LOL


Yeah, I doubt the cat was ever really interested in eating the squirrel to begin with. Probably just wanted a playmate.

Speaking of adorable aminals...



...the newest addition to my household.




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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 6:00pm
Those stripes are cool.

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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 6:01pm
What a gorgeous little kitten, Jimbo  Big smile

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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 6:09pm
Thanks & thanks. He's not such a little kitten anymore, though. He was a bit on the scrawny side when he first showed up, but he's gotten pretty big by now.

He's just a common old grey cat, but he's a sweet little fellah.





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Posted By: insanity213
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 6:25pm
Not many breeds of cat can easily use your head as a target during playtime:






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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 7:33pm
Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Thanks & thanks. He's not such a little kitten anymore, though. He was a bit on the scrawny side when he first showed up, but he's gotten pretty big by now.

He's just a common old grey cat, but he's a sweet little fellah.




He looks a bit like Rocco.  Longer legs and bigger ears, though.  He's got that uber-alert look of a young cat.  LOL




Posted By: msmadz
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 7:51pm
Jimbo - Adorable! What's the little fuzzball's name? He looks like a Charlie or a Jasper.

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Posted By: aka ron
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 8:40pm
It worries me a little bit when people start dressing up the animals, I get nightmares of 'Bring it' and 'Dance moms'.
 


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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 9:01pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

He looks a bit like Rocco.  Longer legs and bigger ears, though.  He's got that uber-alert look of a young cat.  LOL


I'm guessing he's somewhere less than a year old. I figure he was about 6 months or so when he showed up here & that was about 4 months ago.

The thing that gets him the most uber-alert looking is me going into the kitchen.





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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 9:02pm
Originally posted by Madawee Madawee wrote:

Jimbo - Adorable! What's the little fuzzball's name? He looks like a Charlie or a Jasper.


I started calling him Fidget back when he first started hanging around. That kinda stuck.



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Posted By: msmadz
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 9:53pm
OMG I love the name "Fidget" hahahahah

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Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 10:48pm
He's a fidgety little midget.

He's a fidget midget.







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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 10:59pm

Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

It worries me a little bit when people start dressing up the animals, I get nightmares of 'Bring it' and 'Dance moms'.


The last thing I find cute is an animal all dressed up in some stupid-assed costume.




Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 11:14pm
Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

It worries me a little bit when people start dressing up the animals, I get nightmares of 'Bring it' and 'Dance moms'.


The last thing I find cute is an animal all dressed up in some stupid-assed costume.


Doesn't bother me.

As long as the aminal is loved & cared for & the costume isn't hurting them.



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Posted By: Thor
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2014 at 11:56pm

My bro and soon-to-be ex-sis-in-law used to dress their dog up for Halloween.  One year, he was Elvis.  It was OK.  Nothing I'd ever do with an animal, though.  

However, I once considered getting the lion cut for my long-haired Mickey, thinking maybe it'd keep him cooler in the summer.  It would've looked good on him.  But I like the way he looks as his natural ol' self.  And besides, I read that it actually wouldn't do much to keep him cooler.




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Date Posted: 04 Oct 2014 at 7:58am


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