Euthanizing and editing

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Marvell » Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:48 am

snoqueen wrote:What I cannot see is why my dog thinks their poop is such a treat.


Have you ever tried goose poop?

Maybe it's delicious!

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Mean Scenester » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:10 pm

Two word solution: feral cats.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby minicat » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:19 pm

Then, maybe we can get some cane toads to eat the feral cats.

People in motorboats are more of a pest than the geese and more of an environmental hazard to the lakes.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby snoqueen » Mon Jun 27, 2011 4:17 pm

Marvell wrote:Have you ever tried goose poop?

Maybe it's delicious!


You first.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby pjbogart » Tue Jun 28, 2011 5:06 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:Pests are like weeds, in they get their definition from those who are bothered by them.


Agreed. I find Robins intolerable. They start warbling at 3:30AM and they're so loud you can hear them through a closed window.

We need more feral cats. Perhaps we could kill two birds with one stone.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Stu Levitan » Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:46 am

minicat wrote:Then, maybe we can get some cane toads to eat the feral cats.


Then came the Holy One
Blessed be G-d
And destroyed the Angel of Death
That killed the butcher
That slew the ox
That drank the water
That quenched the fire
That burned the sticks
That beat the dog
That bit the cat
That ate the kid
My father bought for two zuzim
Chad gadya
Chad gadya

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby ilikebeans » Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:05 am

There was an old lady who swallowed a cow.
I don't know how she swallowed a cow!
She swallowed the cow to catch the goat...
She swallowed the goat to catch the dog...
She swallowed the dog to catch the cat...
She swallowed the cat to catch the bird ...
She swallowed the bird to catch the spider
That wiggled and wiggled and tickled inside her.
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly.
But I dunno why she swallowed that fly
Perhaps she'll die.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Stebben84 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:11 am

Here's a good version of the song by Flipper.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tGj3UXGJeI

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby kittenwithawhip » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:27 am

ilikebeans wrote:There was an old lady who swallowed a cow.
I don't know how she swallowed a cow!
She swallowed the cow to catch the goat...
She swallowed the goat to catch the dog...
She swallowed the dog to catch the cat...
She swallowed the cat to catch the bird ...
She swallowed the bird to catch the spider
That wiggled and wiggled and tickled inside her.
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly.
But I dunno why she swallowed that fly
Perhaps she'll die.


You forgot the most important last verse!
"There was an old lady who swallowed a horse. She's dead, of course."

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Madsci » Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:31 am

Euthanasia is a loaded word in some cultures. I have a German friend who told me that they don't use that word anymore cause of their history. To me in means killing something in the most humane way, which is usually the quickest. But sometimes it is the sneakiest way, so the animal doesn't know what's coming.

I respect all living creatures but I am also a meat eater and help kill chickens for food. I try to do the killing with minimal trauma to the bird. It still bothers me but it should.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby kurt_w » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:53 am

pjbogart wrote:Agreed. I find Robins intolerable. They start warbling at 3:30AM and they're so loud you can hear them through a closed window.

We need more feral cats. Perhaps we could kill two birds with one stone.


Agreed on the robins. We used to have one overeager guy who'd sit right outside the bedroom window in Madison and sing for an hour at top volume.

Not so many psycho robins around here, or maybe they just haven't found a good perch by the window. (Of course, I seem to be up before 5 anyway...)

Didn't we once have a thread about whether to kill feral cats ... and it turned into one of the most massively long threads in Forum history?

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby snoqueen » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:30 am

Psycho robins, maybe not. But we've got robins around my house who I swear are drunk lately. Two different kinds of cherry/berry trees grow nearby and they're full of overripe fat half-spoiled fruit these days. Robins have put out the call and they're all over 'em.

I found one lying on his back in the lawn day before yesterday -- when I went over to check, he flopped away but clearly was not fit to fly. Later on he took off unsteadily. And another tried to land on the utility wire overhead and couldn't balance to save his life. At last he coasted down to a flatter surface and stood there looking confused. Then he tipped on his side and lay watching me out of one eye, not bothering to move. After a while he left as well. They get over it pretty soon.

These are fat healthy looking birds so I don't think it's some wasting illness or environmental crap. I don't find dead ones lying around. They're just over the limit.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Exploding Pinto » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:23 am

Well, they killed 'em dead if ya didn't hear. All sorts of big problems have been solved for a long, long time.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Bad Gradger » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:48 am

Goddamn hippies.
Group to hold memorial service for killed city parks geese

Concerned citizens plan to hold a memorial service for the fallen fowl on Wednesday, protesting the demise of geese deemed "persona non grata" at the parks and beaches, mainly because of their messy habits.

I find it really hard to take Rick Bogle's bunch seriously because of shit like this.

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Re: Euthanizing and editing

Postby Exploding Pinto » Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:26 am

Yes, I wasn't for this, but what's the big deal with the folks doing this walk? What's the proper way to protest?


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