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Author Topic: Confirmation of what we already Knew  (Read 1405 times)

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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 06:35:27 AM »
Think a recent news article found this study was bogus. Anyway, how smart can a dog be that lets a human own him versus a cat that owns everything including the human who he lets feed him or her?

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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 07:00:59 AM »
If you watch and listen ,your cat will certainly talk to you  ;D
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2017, 08:06:29 AM »
   My vet has an appropriate sign in her office that covers this topic "Dogs come when called. Cats say"Take a message."
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2017, 08:24:46 AM »
My favorite is " dogs have owners, cats have staff"
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2017, 08:25:32 AM »
If you watch and listen ,your cat will certainly talk to you  ;D

My dog laughed at me once, buts that's a whole other story from my  youth best not told.
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2017, 09:56:27 AM »
One of each here, pretty hard call to make, both have their moments on both sides of the smart stick, Cat is a much better hunter for certain, Dolly just likes to bark, I think she thinks it will scare away the critters :D
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2017, 10:06:38 AM »
Has anybody ever seen a seeing eye CAT?

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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2017, 10:41:02 AM »
Or a rescue, bomb/drug sniffing cat?  :D  I do have both cats/dogs also and I have to admit our tom cat Fiddle has quite the personality, only cat I've ever really grown fond of, the other came with the place we bought.  I think she's bipolar and that's why they left her here but she doesn't hurt anything and I sorta like her too when she's in one of her "better" moods.

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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2017, 11:58:20 AM »
I am a dog person. Cats are fine, they purr, but I can not stand it when they hang around the door and meow.  We had 3, 8 to 10 week old puppies . They spied the cat in the middle of the barn, surrounding it then each grabbed a part of him and started pulling, the stupid cat did nothing just meowed and let them mall her. We were milking and dad figured if it was that stupid it probably could not catch a mouse if its life depended on it.
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2017, 12:39:01 PM »
Or a rescue, bomb/drug sniffing cat?  :D  I do have both cats/dogs also and I have to admit our tom cat Fiddle has quite the personality, only cat I've ever really grown fond of, the other came with the place we bought.  I think she's bipolar and that's why they left her here but she doesn't hurt anything and I sorta like her too when she's in one of her "better" moods.
That seems the nature of cats, mine has a real attitude. She is very affectionate especially when I am on the puter or trying to sleep but when she hits the b***h switch look out. The dog has a sweet personality but her elevator missed a floor.
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2017, 02:14:43 PM »
Cats are only pretending to be dumb to lull us into a false sense of security... As they continue with their plans for world domination. They would have succeeded already if they didn't sleep for 22 hours a day, but they already have most of Youtube taken over.
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #12 on: December 03, 2017, 05:07:38 PM »
cerebral cortex, the information-processing part of the brain:
A cat's cerebral cortex has 250 million neurons.
A 15-pound mixed-breed dog's has 429 million.
A 64-pound golden retriever has 627 million neurons.
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2017, 05:44:05 PM »
Kbeitz,

   You're skating on thin ice here if you are implying big dogs are smarter than small ones.  :o My 13 lb rat terrier, Sampson, would not take that very well at all. :D :D
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2017, 06:14:31 PM »
you guys are killing me  :D :D :D

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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2017, 04:18:05 PM »
Ok so if you put your dog and a cat in the trunk of a car for a hr. Which one would be happy to see you.
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2017, 09:03:01 PM »
Not sure how you'd be able to put them both in the trunk at the same time. In fact, trying to put a cat anywhere it doesn't want to go is full of hisses and scratches. This makes the dog bristle up and start barking. Next thing you know, the wife comes out and says, "Dude! What do you think you're doing with my (cat or dog, whichever)? Put her/him down." Next thing you know after the last thing you knew, you're in the trunk alone and not sure just where the heck the wife is taking you- and the story continues...
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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2017, 11:00:40 PM »
LJ, sure hope your area doesn't have a pound for husbands...

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BTW, newer cars have a internal mechanism to let you open the trunk from inside.


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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2017, 07:44:46 AM »
Not sure how you'd be able to put them both in the trunk at the same time. In fact, trying to put a cat anywhere it doesn't want to go is full of hisses and scratches. This makes the dog bristle up and start barking. Next thing you know, the wife comes out and says, "Dude! What do you think you're doing with my (cat or dog, whichever)? Put her/him down." Next thing you know after the last thing you knew, you're in the trunk alone and not sure just where the heck the wife is taking you- and the story continues...

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Re: Confirmation of what we already Knew
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2017, 07:51:26 AM »
Now that is funny, I don't care who you are.
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