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Post by TNT » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:35 am

Beyond wrote:The World's Cutest Kitten?
http://gma.yahoo.com/photos/is-this-the ... slideshow/
So... cute! :kitty:
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Post by Ann » Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:42 am

She's just totally adorable!!!! :kitty:

So her owners are Japanese. Cats are very popular in Japan. There are even cat cafés there, where you can pat a cat while you drink your latte! Here's a picture from a cat café, which looks more like a bar with cats to me.

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Post by MargaritaMc » Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:26 am

Beyond wrote:The World's Cutest Kitten?
http://gma.yahoo.com/photos/is-this-the ... slideshow/
They are marvellous photos - and the photographer ISN'T professional!

And Daisy, the kitten, is --- well, she just sets the Gold Standard in Adorable and in Cute...

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Post by MargaritaMc » Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:21 am

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Post by Ann » Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:54 am

AWWWWWW!!! :kitty: :puppy:

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Post by Ann » Tue May 07, 2013 6:28 pm

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This thread has been languishing in limbo for a relativley long time. Long time, no see. Isn't it time to revive it? When you look at this kitten... don't you feel that some people love kittens because they are so much like little human tots?

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Post by geckzilla » Wed May 08, 2013 2:45 am

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Post by Beyond » Wed May 08, 2013 2:57 am

I don't mean to get-your-goat, geckzilla, but to me, that goats not cute. But it does look contented.
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Post by geckzilla » Wed May 08, 2013 2:33 pm

Aw, it's ok goaty goat, I love you and think you are adorable even if Beyond can't see it.
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Post by Beyond » Wed May 08, 2013 3:05 pm

Adorable, i can probably stretch to, if not somewhat on the low end of adorable. It's the 'cute' part that i just can't get to. :mrgreen:
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Post by neufer » Wed May 08, 2013 4:03 pm

Beyond wrote:
Adorable, i can probably stretch to, if not somewhat on the low end of adorable.
It's the 'cute' part that i just can't get to. :mrgreen:
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Adorable, a. [L. adorabilis, fr. adorare: cf. F. adorable.]
  • 1. Deserving to be adored; worthy of divine honors.
    2. Worthy of the utmost love or respect.
Cute, a. [An abbrev. of acute.] Clever; sharp; shrewd; ingenious; cunning.
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    2. Attractive or pretty especially in a childish, youthful, or delicate way
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Post by geckzilla » Wed May 08, 2013 4:09 pm

To be fair I also think jumping spiders and a good portion of hymenoptera are cute.
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Post by neufer » Wed May 08, 2013 4:44 pm

geckzilla wrote:
To be fair I also think jumping spiders and a good portion of hymenoptera are cute.
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<<Loxosceles laeta is a cousin of the brown recluse spider, but larger and more venomous. Sometime in the late nineteen-sixties, apparently, their ancestors had ridden to California in costume crates owned by a troupe of Shakespearean actors from Brazil. A year or two later, they were discovered at a theatre in the L.A. suburb of Sierra Madre and promptly triggered a citywide panic. "50 DEADLY SPIDERS FOUND," a front-page headline in the Los Angeles Times announced on June 7, 1969. "VENOM LIKE RATTLESNAKES." Infestations have been reported in Vancouver, British Columbia, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Florida. The serious bites form a necrotising ulcer that destroys soft tissue and may take months, and very rarely, years to heal, leaving deep scars. The damaged tissue will become gangrenous and eventually slough away.>>
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Post by Ann » Wed May 08, 2013 4:54 pm

What a brave man! (Or not.)

Personally I find snakes very beautiful, although I don't think they are cute. But I don't find spiders attractive one way or another. On the other hand, I do realize that they are important in regulating the overall balance in nature, by catching so many insects.

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Post by Beyond » Wed May 08, 2013 5:28 pm

geckzilla wrote:To be fair I also think jumping spiders and a good portion of hymenoptera are cute.
Yeah! Little jumping spiders are cute. Big ones, not so cute, but very interesting when you see them jump at a fly and catch it. :yes:
Don't know what hymenoptera are as yet. I may get around to looking it up... but probably not. :mrgreen:
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Post by Beyond » Wed May 08, 2013 5:31 pm

Ann wrote:What a brave man! (Or not.)

Personally I find snakes very beautiful, although I don't think they are cute. But I don't find spiders attractive one way or another. On the other hand, I do realize that they are important in regulating the overall balance in nature, by catching so many insects.

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Post by geckzilla » Wed May 08, 2013 5:49 pm

Snakes are cute, especially baby snakes or just tiny snakes in general. Or vine snakes. But they look cute in a freaky way.
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Post by Ann » Wed May 08, 2013 6:17 pm

Indeed, that one is both freaky and cute!

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Post by BMAONE23 » Wed May 08, 2013 10:26 pm

geckzilla wrote:To be fair I also think jumping spiders and a good portion of hymenoptera are cute.
I like the large furry Black & Yellow Bumbly variety

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Post by stephen63 » Sat May 18, 2013 6:15 pm

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Post by MargaritaMc » Sat May 18, 2013 6:52 pm

Beautiful singing :clap: - should enter for
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Post by Beyond » Thu May 30, 2013 3:57 am

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Post by Ann » Thu May 30, 2013 4:47 am

Poor cat! I'm glad its owner finally came to her senses.

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Post by geckzilla » Thu May 30, 2013 4:57 am

I've always wondered why a band around a cat's chest or abdomen immobilizes it. I had a few ideas but nothing to be sure about.
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Post by MargaritaMc » Thu May 30, 2013 8:37 am

geckzilla wrote:I've always wondered why a band around a cat's chest or abdomen immobilizes it. I had a few ideas but nothing to be sure about.
How very strange. I didn't know that it would - never having dreamed of trying it on any of our cats (who won't even tolerate collars.)
I presume it's something to do with kitten behaviour to go limp when picked up in its mother's mouth - but that wouldn't be a band around the middle.

What ideas do you have, Geckzilla?

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