Posts Tagged ‘cat’

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What am I sappy cat blogging?

July 17, 2015

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A 2,000-year-old burial mound discovered in the area that’s now Illinois contained the remains of a young bobcat, new research reveals.

The ancient bobcat was wearing a special collar and was found in a ritual burial mound normally reserved for humans.

“It really looked like it had been buried not because it was a feral accessory for a human, but because it was, in some way, kind of respected on its own,” said study co-author Angela Perri, a zooarchaeologist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany.

There is more to the story here at Live Science.

Thanks to HMS Defiant for the tip.

 

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What am I sappy cat blogging?

November 8, 2013

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This is from didyouknowblog.com – thanks HMS Defiant.

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What am I Sappy Cat Blogging?

March 8, 2013

Everything is just so up in the air today.

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cat plane

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What am I sappy cat blogging

December 14, 2012

This one stolen unashamedly from Why, because Science.  Thanks!

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What am I sappy cat blogging?

December 7, 2012

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As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows,

cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.

Cleveland Amory

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What am I sappy cat blogging?

July 13, 2012

Thanks to Robb and Regan for this reference.

I have posted before about craft-cat connections.  I do know someone who has knit objects from dog hair.  In this book, the projects incorporate or are totally composed of hair that your cat is no longer using.  Crafty recycling.

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What am I sappy cat blogging this week?

July 6, 2012

From the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, again, click here to see the Asian fishing kittens which were recently born.  Unfortunately these lovely animals are endangered due to habitat destruction.

Bonus Sappy Cat photo:

This is Maine Coon kittie, Sam Vimes lounging in the breakfast nook.  (My cats never climb on the furniture.)

Reference and photo credit for the fishing cat: Smithsonian National Zoo.

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Whose birthday am I celebrating?

February 17, 2012

Happy belated birthday to Geordi LaForge, born February 16, 2335 in Earth’s African Confederation.

Born in 2335? Well, I guess I actually do have time to bake him a cake.

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What am I Sappy Cat Blogging about?

February 17, 2012

The Sappy Cat subjects this week are Isaac and Tinker getting to know each other.  Isaac and his family visited over the holidays this year.