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Re: Ode to Urinella: A Journey of Understanding
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2017, 05:34:06 AM »
You are so screwed... living with a freaking lunatic (and its master). I would leave before I caught something. You might turn into a pussy yourself if you aren't careful... :-\

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Re: Ode to Urinella: A Journey of Understanding
« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2017, 07:07:26 AM »
Reminds me quite a bit of a roommate of mine : first day he moved in he adjusted my bookshelves w/o asking (to fit something of his in) and exclaimed, "See?, I'm gonna have this place looking great in no time!"  Actually, he turned out to be an ok guy.
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Re: Ode to Urinella: A Journey of Understanding
« Reply #22 on: February 08, 2017, 10:26:33 PM »
And you know, there are 2 things going on there: 1, the cat knows you hate her, and so she hates you back. and 2, she has separation anxiety which is why she shits (or pukes or pisses) on you whenever he leaves the house. She doesn't hate him, just you.

Why don't you try to be its friend? The Biblical solution might surprise everyone:

 "If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head." Romans 12:20 
(Don't take the coals part literally.)
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Re: Ode to Urinella: A Journey of Understanding
« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2017, 05:35:21 AM »
MURICA!!! WOOO!!!!

Yes, the country that is proudly Pro-Birth. After that, baby, you're on your own! 'I had a dream, it was the 'murrican Dream'...

Well, I understand that when properly prepared, those varmints make for some mighty fine eating. Is his name Raoul? That would be too perfect, I guess... :-\

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Re: Ode to Urinella: A Journey of Understanding
« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2017, 08:51:17 AM »
Why don't you try to be its friend? The Biblical solution might surprise everyone:

 "If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head." Romans 12:20 
(Don't take the coals part literally.)

It's not the cat, it's roomie catering to cat's every whim instead of teaching it.  I came back at 10pm last night and the flippin house was still wide open. I closed it and went upstairs, heard roomie come out to see if I'd closed the door... ooooo, I defied him.... c'mon, give me a break, it's 10pm, close the flippin door and go to bed...

No, apparently the "enemy" is my desire to be separated from nature when I pay rent to do so. If I wanted to live in the great outdoors I would be... someone else!!!!

If the cat wasn't such a pussy things might be different, but the cat is a cartoon stereotype of fraidy cat... woo woo, just the kind of "person" that's hard to have respect for because they are consumed by FEAR.

Anyhow, it's noon, my day off, home alone, trying not to let this eat up my day...

looks like I'm going to have to prepare to look for a new direction in life... my sister wants me to go memmenite...
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #25 on: February 09, 2017, 09:00:01 AM »
I would rather put up with a cat roomie rather than someone addicted to watching a blaring TV 24/7.
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #26 on: February 09, 2017, 09:13:46 AM »
I would rather put up with a cat roomie rather than someone addicted to watching a blaring TV 24/7.
(Don't want to supply more details just now.)

i HAVE BEEN FANTASIZING ABOUT HOW ONE PROBLEM CAN COME AND REPLACE (whoops) one's current problem. Yes, which is worse, loud boom-boom music, or stink bug infestation?


My Theory: ALL PROBLEMS ARE EQUALLY DEBILITATING - given enough time and pressure


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But you bring up the point that any "thing" can become a problem that seems like it needs to be stabbed to death... so, I guess we should all be grateful for our struggle since it could always be CAT+TV!!!! or TV+NOISY SEX NEIGHBORS, or JUST BAD NEIGHBORS+ungrateful spoiled brat child...



Yes, things could always get worse


why can't "change" ever mean something GOOD???!!??!!!





CHANGE... waaaaaah :'( :'( :'(





My drunk ex used to think that if it had fur, it was a "baybee" (say it in a sing song)






DID I ALSO MENTION that roomie uses the silverware for cat food, so sometimes I'm eating food and smell something funky on my fork? I don't even know if it's a phantom smell, because I just can't believe he would use a fork for the cat....


I just cleaned the fork and it still smells like... I dunno, it smells bad... (not my upper lip either, ... just checked!!!! ;))


I'm not ready to meet God just yet, uh boy :(
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Re: That Darn Anything Can be an Intolerable Nuisance Thread
« Reply #27 on: February 09, 2017, 10:03:32 AM »
My Theory: ALL PROBLEMS ARE EQUALLY DEBILITATING - given enough time and pressure

Oh man, you just said a mouthful!  ???
A little TV is annoying but the same c**p recycled OVER AND OVER???
The SAME adverts, news... the most hated is the "music" announcing the news, shamelessly playing upon the emotions.
Heck, I am a professional musician! SOUND AFFECTS ME DEEPLY!!!
Sometimes I feel like picking up an ax and smashing the idiot box to smithereens...
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #28 on: February 10, 2017, 04:36:42 PM »
I love cats.  8)

My cat likes to hide in boxes

The cat from France likes to sing and dance

The cat from Spain flies an aeroplane

The cat from Norway got stuck in the doorway

The cat from Brazil catches a very bad chill

The cat from Berlin plays the violin

The cat from Japan waves a big blue fan

But my cat likes to hide in boxes!

(Abbreviated version of popular New Zealand children's book) (Eve Sutton/Lynley Dodd)

My daughter loved this book as a child:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Likes-Hide-Boxes-Picture-Puffin/dp/0140502424/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1486773449&sr=1-1&keywords=my+cat+likes+to+hide+in+boxes
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #29 on: February 10, 2017, 04:42:14 PM »
Christopher Smart (1722-71): Jubilate Agno, Fragment B

 For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry.
For he is the servant of the Living God, duly and daily serving him.
For at the first glance of the glory of God in the East he worships in his way.
For is this done by wreathing his body seven times round with elegant quickness.
For then he leaps up to catch the musk, which is the blessing of God upon his prayer.
For he rolls upon prank to work it in.
For having done duty and received blessing he begins to consider himself.
For this he performs in ten degrees.
For first he looks upon his forepaws to see if they are clean.
For secondly he kicks up behind to clear away there.
For thirdly he works it upon stretch with the forepaws extended.
For fourthly he sharpens his paws by wood.
For fifthly he washes himself.
For sixthly he rolls upon wash.
For seventhly he fleas himself, that he may not be interrupted upon the beat.
For eighthly he rubs himself against a post.
For ninthly he looks up for his instructions.
For tenthly he goes in quest of food.
For having considered God and himself he will consider his neighbor.
For if he meets another cat he will kiss her in kindness.
For when he takes his prey he plays with it to give it a chance.
For one mouse in seven escapes by his dallying.
For when his day’s work is done his business more properly begins.
For he keeps the Lord’s watch in the night against the adversary.
For he counteracts the powers of darkness by his electrical skin and glaring eyes.
For he counteracts the Devil, who is death, by brisking about the life.
For in his morning orisons he loves the sun and the sun loves him.
For he is of the tribe of Tiger.
For the Cherub Cat is a term of the Angel Tiger.
For he has the subtlety and hissing of a serpent, which in goodness he suppresses.
For he will not do destruction if he is well-fed, neither will he spit without provocation.
For he purrs in thankfulness when God tells him he’s a good Cat.
For he is an instrument for the children to learn benevolence upon.
For every house is incomplete without him, and a blessing is lacking in the spirit.
For the Lord commanded Moses concerning the cats at the departure of the Children of Israel
            from Egypt.
For every family had one cat at least in the bag.
For the English Cats are the best in Europe.
For he is the cleanest in the use of his forepaws of any quadruped.
For the dexterity of his defense is an instance of the love of God to him exceedingly.
For he is the quickest to his mark of any creature.
For he is tenacious of his point.
For he is a mixture of gravity and waggery.
For he knows that God is his Saviour.
For there is nothing sweeter than his peace when at rest.
For there is nothing brisker than his life when in motion.
For he is of the Lord’s poor, and so indeed is he called by benevolence perpetually--Poor Jeoffry!
            poor Jeoffry! the rat has bit thy throat.
For I bless the name of the Lord Jesus that Jeoffry is better.
For the divine spirit comes about his body to sustain it in complete cat.
For his tongue is exceeding pure so that it has in purity what it wants in music.
For he is docile and can learn certain things.
For he can sit up with gravity, which is patience upon approbation.
For he can fetch and carry, which is patience in employment.
For he can jump over a stick, which is patience upon proof positive.
For he can spraggle upon waggle at the word of command.
For he can jump from an eminence into his master’s bosom.
For he can catch the cork and toss it again.
For he is hated by the hypocrite and miser.
For the former is afraid of detection.
For the latter refuses the charge.
For he camels his back to bear the first notion of business.
For he is good to think on, if a man would express himself neatly.
For he made a great figure in Egypt for his signal services.
For he killed the Icneumon rat, very pernicious by land.
For his ears are so acute that they sting again.
For from this proceeds the passing quickness of his attention.
For by stroking of him I have found out electricity.
For I perceived God’s light about him both wax and fire.
For the electrical fire is the spiritual substance which God sends from heaven to sustain the
            bodies both of man and beast.
For God has blessed him in the variety of his movements.
For, though he cannot fly, he is an excellent clamberer.
For his motions upon the face of the earth are more than any other quadruped.
For he can tread to all the measures upon the music.
For he can swim for life.
For he can creep.
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #30 on: February 10, 2017, 11:01:48 PM »
Christopher Smart (1722-71): Jubilate Agno, Fragment B

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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #31 on: February 11, 2017, 12:45:55 AM »
Turn back to page one.
It's not as if this thread wasn't repetitive already.  0:)
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #32 on: February 11, 2017, 01:07:37 AM »
To expand the subject, I tried to be inclusive of other maddeningly annoying conditions like blaring TV.
It's cat mating time around here, so there is raucous noise within and without.
I have good earphones now but do not wear them all the time...
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #33 on: February 11, 2017, 04:12:30 PM »

     The CowCat has revealed a new talent. When we shovel snow too fast it intervenes to stop us. This is a smart animal and totally OK by me.
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That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #34 on: February 11, 2017, 04:49:51 PM »
Charm the cat with the recorder.

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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #35 on: February 11, 2017, 05:34:41 PM »
It's not as if this thread wasn't repetitive already.  0:)

Actually, on a lighter note, I spoke with kitty about roomie, and now kitty has puked three times in ROOMIE'S SPACE!!

That's pretty impressive. I believe that IF YOU believe that the animal understands, they it does (maybe it unbderstands even if you don't)??

So, yea, kitty WANTS to be a good kitty, and knows roomie is being a typical tard on this subject.


And kitty ALWAYS tells someone whenever anything has been expelled from its body.



But that's not the issue... don't muddy the waters!!



Repetitive... MY Thread??!! :P :P


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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #36 on: February 12, 2017, 12:13:06 AM »
Actually, on a lighter note, I spoke with kitty about roomie, and now kitty has puked three times in ROOMIE'S SPACE!!
That's pretty impressive. I believe that IF YOU believe that the animal understands, they it does (maybe it unbderstands even if you don't)?? ...And kitty ALWAYS tells someone whenever anything has been expelled from its body.

What are you feeding that poor animal? Kibble is very good for their digestion with water nearby.
You are lucky if the feline is male. We have a problem of kitties making more kitties, becoming a virtual animal maternity hospital around here.
I buy kibble in bulk, a possible reason why they all converge here.
(I also talk to the cats which raises some eyebrows. Didn't anyone ever hear of Dr. Doolittle?)

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Re: Ode to Urinella: A Journey of Understanding
« Reply #37 on: February 12, 2017, 07:50:49 AM »
Reminds me quite a bit of a roommate of mine : first day he moved in he adjusted my bookshelves w/o asking (to fit something of his in) and exclaimed, "See?, I'm gonna have this place looking great in no time!"
Sounds like my wife talking about my CD collection!  8)
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #38 on: February 12, 2017, 08:20:56 AM »
What are you feeding that poor animal? Kibble is very good for their digestion with water nearby.
You are lucky if the feline is male. We have a problem of kitties making more kitties, becoming a virtual animal maternity hospital around here.
I buy kibble in bulk, a possible reason why they all converge here.
(I also talk to the cats which raises some eyebrows. Didn't anyone ever hear of Dr. Doolittle?)

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I think that cat recognizes that we have the same hair color...(on a side note)
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Re: That Darn Cat Thread
« Reply #39 on: February 12, 2017, 09:00:11 AM »
What are you feeding that poor animal? Kibble is very good for their digestion with water nearby.
You are lucky if the feline is male. We have a problem of kitties making more kitties, becoming a virtual animal maternity hospital around here.
I buy kibble in bulk, a possible reason why they all converge here.
(I also talk to the cats which raises some eyebrows. Didn't anyone ever hear of Dr. Doolittle?)

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Of course you talk to the cats.  I talk to our budgie.
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