# Motion of a cat

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### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:50:31 AMJan 22
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Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper. The cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off. Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.

### Marilyn Manson

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Jan 22, 2022, 11:15:45 AMJan 22
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On Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 10:50:31 AM UTC-5, Commander Kinsey wrote:
> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper. The cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off. Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.

Alternate scenario:

Consider Commander Kinsey jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper. The Commander is too stupid to
realise he's reaching the edge, and falls off. Describe in detail the joy felt by all as the Commander is overcome by fear,
flails his limbs in a fruitless attempt to prevent the gratifying splat! that the onlookers will witness. You may use any
height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and remove any convenient objects on the ground that might
aid in the Commander's survival.

### Dean Hoffman

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Jan 22, 2022, 11:22:07 AMJan 22
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On Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 9:50:31 AM UTC-6, Commander Kinsey wrote:
> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper. The cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off. Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
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### Peeler

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Jan 22, 2022, 11:40:01 AMJan 22
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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 15:50:23 -0000, Birdbrain Macaw (aka "Commander Kinsey",
"James Wilkinson", "Steven Wanker","Bruce Farquar", "Fred Johnson, etc.),
the pathological resident idiot and attention whore of all the uk ngs,
blathered again:

<FLUSH the subnormal sociopathic trolling attention whore's latest
attention-baiting sick bullshit unread again>

--
damdu...@yahoo.co.uk about Birdbrain Macaw's (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL)
trolling:
"He is a well known attention seeking troll and every reply you
make feeds him.
Starts many threads most of which die quick as on the UK groups anyone
with sense Kill filed him ages ago which is why he now cross posts to
the US groups for a new audience.
This thread was unusual in that it derived and continued without him
to a large extent and his silly questioning is an attempt to get
noticed again."
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ItsJoanNotJoann addressing Birdbrain Macaw's (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL):
"You're an annoying troll and I'm done with you and your
stupidity."
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AndyW addressing Birdbrain:
"Troll or idiot?...
You have been presented with a viewpoint with information, reasoning,
historical cases, citations and references to back it up and wilfully
ignore all going back to your idea which has no supporting information."
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--
Phil Lee adressing Birdbrain Macaw:
"You are too stupid to be wasting oxygen."
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--
Phil Lee describing Birdbrain Macaw:
"I've never seen such misplaced pride in being a fucking moronic motorist."
MID: <j7fb6ct83igfd1g99...@4ax.com>

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Tony944 addressing Birdbrain Macaw:
"I seen and heard many people but you are on top of list being first class
ass hole jerk. ...You fit under unconditional Idiot and should be put in
mental institution.
MID: <VLCdnYC5HK1Z4S3F...@giganews.com>

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Pelican to Birdbrain Macaw:
"Ok. I'm persuaded . You are an idiot."
MID: <obru31\$nao\$3...@dont-email.me>

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DerbyDad03 addressing Birdbrain Macaw (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL):
"Frigging Idiot. Get the hell out of my thread."
MID: <4d907253-b3b9-40d4...@googlegroups.com>

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Kerr Mudd-John about Birdbrain Macaw (now "Commander Kinsey LOL):
"It's like arguing with a demented frog."
MID: <op.yy3c0...@dell3100.workgroup>

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Mr Pounder Esquire about Birdbrain Macaw (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL):
"the piss poor delivery boy with no hot running water, 11 cats and
several parrots living in his hovel."
MID: <odqtgc\$iug\$1...@dont-email.me>

--
Rob Morley about Birdbrain:
"He's a perennial idiot"
MID: <20170519215057.56a1f1d4@Mars>

--
JoeyDee to Birdbrain
"I apologize for thinking you were a jerk. You're just someone with an IQ
lower than your age, and I accept that as a reason for your comments."
MID: <0001HW.1EE2D20300...@news.eternal-september.org>

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Sam Plusnet about Birdbrain (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL):
"He's just desperate to be noticed. Any attention will do, no matter how
negative it may be."
MID: <rOmdndd_O7u8iK7E...@brightview.co.uk>

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thekma...@gmail.com asking Birdbrain:
"What, were you dropped on your head as a child?"
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Christie addressing endlessly driveling Birdbrain Macaw (now "Commander
Kinsey" LOL):
"What are you resurrecting that old post of mine for? It's from last
month some time. You're like a dog who's just dug up an old bone they
hid in the garden until they were ready to have another go at it."
MID: <59d8b0db...@news.eternal-september.org>

--
Mr Pounder's fitting description of Birdbrain Macaw:
"You are a well known fool, a tosser, a pillock, a stupid unemployable
sponging failure who will always live alone and will die alone. You will not
be missed."
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Richard to pathetic wanker Hucker:
"You haven't bred?
Only useful thing you've done in your pathetic existence."
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cl...@snyder.on.ca about Birdbrain (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL):
""not the sharpest knife in the drawer"'s parents sure made a serious
mistake having him born alive -- A total waste of oxygen, food, space,
and bandwidth."
MID: <s5e9uclqpnabteheh...@4ax.com>

--
Mr Pounder exposing sociopathic Birdbrain:
"You will always be a lonely sociopath living in a shithole with no hot
running water with loads of stinking cats and a few parrots."
MID: <os5m1i\$8m1\$1...@dont-email.me>

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francis about Birdbrain (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL):
"He seems to have a reputation as someone of limited intelligence"
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Peter Moylan about Birdbrain (now "Commander Kinsey" LOL):
"If people like JWS didn't exist, we would have to find some other way to
explain the concept of "invincible ignorance"."
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try to force it on everyone."<FLUSH the trolling senile asshole's latest
trollshit unread>
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### Max Demian

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Jan 22, 2022, 12:23:34 PMJan 22
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Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how far
they fall.

And if you fix buttered toast to the back of a cat (butter side up) and
drop it from a height it never reaches the ground. Did you know that?

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### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 12:51:18 PMJan 22
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On 01/22/2022 10:23 AM, Max Demian wrote:
> On 22/01/2022 15:50, Commander Kinsey wrote:
>
>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>> The cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls
>> off. Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced
>> by the fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any
>> height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place
>> convenient objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>
> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how far
> they fall.

Survive, yes. When he was younger the cat would climb up a tree and leap
off playing Supercat. After I noticed him limping around for a week or
two he is now much more conservative about jumping off things.

Cat grace is vastly overestimated.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_m-REEl3ic

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:05:45 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
We know they go splat because early on with covid in china,
the chinese were tossing their cats out the window, quite
literally and there were lots of splatted cat corpses.

They are now doing it with hamsters in HongKong, so
you had better not go there and keep fucking parrots.

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:13:43 PMJan 22
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Max Demian <max_d...@bigfoot.com> wrote
> Commander Kinsey wrote

>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>> The cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls
>> off. Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced
>> by the fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any
>> height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place
>> convenient objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>
> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how far
> they fall.

Have fun explaining all those splattered cats when early on with
covid, chinese were tossing them out of their high rise windows
because they believed that they could catch covid from their cats.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:13:58 PMJan 22
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I can fly in my dreams, so I'll just do that. Pretty sure dreams and usenet are the same sorta thing.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:18:54 PMJan 22
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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 17:23:27 -0000, Max Demian <max_d...@bigfoot.com> wrote:

> On 22/01/2022 15:50, Commander Kinsey wrote:
>
>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper. The
>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the
>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of
>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>
> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how far
> they fall.

32 storeys they can survive, probably higher but nobody's ever tried (apparently 7+ is the same amount of injury, they've reached terminal velocity). But I think somewhere around 3 storeys they don't survive. Lower than that they aren't going very fast, higher than that they land on their feet. But 3 storeys means they haven't had time to rotate.

> And if you fix buttered toast to the back of a cat (butter side up) and
> drop it from a height it never reaches the ground. Did you know that?

So we don't need to invent fusion reactors then? Connect that spinning cat to a turbine.

### 5tft

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:19:54 PMJan 22
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rbowman <bow...@montana.com> wrote
Bet that was because it couldnt get a grip on what he was jumping from.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:20:33 PMJan 22
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Seen loads of videos like that. My cats had a big problem with empty boxes. They'd be sat on one and leap off. The box flew one way, they went the other, with less momentum than they'd calculated. Or even worse they'd jump onto the box and it didn't remain where it was.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:21:34 PMJan 22
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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:05:37 -0000, Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>
>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper. The
>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the
>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of
>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>
> We know they go splat because early on with covid in china,
> the chinese were tossing their cats out the window, quite
> literally and there were lots of splatted cat corpses.

They probably did something to them or threw them a certain way, because cats survive falling 32 storeys.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:23:03 PMJan 22
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They have no grasp of friction or momentum, or things they're landing on are not fixed, or can break. When they jump onto badly made curtains that come down on top of them it's hilarious.

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:28:50 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote:
> Max Demian <max_d...@bigfoot.com> wrote
>> Commander Kinsey wrote
>>
>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>> The
>>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the
>>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of
>>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>
>> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
>> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how far
>> they fall.
>
> 32 storeys they can survive, probably higher but nobody's ever tried

The chinese did.

> (apparently 7+ is the same amount of injury, they've reached terminal
> velocity). But I think somewhere around 3 storeys they don't survive.
> Lower than that they aren't going very fast, higher than that they land
> on their feet. But 3 storeys means they haven't had time to rotate.

They dont need to rotate when they walk off a flat skyscraper roof, stupid.

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:32:51 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote

>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>> The
>>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the
>>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of
>>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>
>> We know they go splat because early on with covid in china,
>> the chinese were tossing their cats out the window, quite
>> literally and there were lots of splatted cat corpses.
>
> They probably did something to them

Yeah, tossed them out the window.

> or threw them a certain way,

Unlikely that they held them by their feet and tossed them
that way, or grabbed the tail and swung them out that way.

> because cats survive falling 32 storeys.

Bullshit.

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:39:06 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
> 5tft <5t...@gmail.com> wrote
>> rbowman <bow...@montana.com> wrote
>>> Max Demian wrote
>>>> Commander Kinsey wrote

>>>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>>>> The cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls
>>>>> off. Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced
>>>>> by the fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any
>>>>> height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place
>>>>> convenient objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>>>
>>>> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
>>>> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how
>>>> far
>>>> they fall.
>>>
>>> Survive, yes. When he was younger the cat would climb up a tree and
>>> leap
>>> off playing Supercat. After I noticed him limping around for a week or
>>> two he is now much more conservative about jumping off things.
>>>
>>> Cat grace is vastly overestimated.
>>>
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_m-REEl3ic
>>
>> Bet that was because it couldnt get a grip on what he was jumping from.
>
> They have no grasp of friction

My neighbour's cat did. That bugger used to zoom 20'
up one of my tree trunks.

> or momentum,

Ditto. He never just wandered up that tree.

> or things they're landing on are not fixed,

Yeah, thats not easy to predict for a cat particularly with
an empty box etc. They dont actually have xray vision.

> or can break.

They are pretty good at that with tree branches.

### Peeler

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Jan 22, 2022, 1:47:13 PMJan 22
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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 17:23:27 +0000, Max Dumb, the REAL dumb, notorious,
troll-feeding senile idiot, blathered again:

> Cats instinctively orient themselves so

Keep your sick senile shit out of these ngs, you absolutely idiotic
troll-feeding senile ASSHOLE!

### Peeler

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 10:51:23 -0700, lowbrowwoman, the endlessly driveling,
troll-feeding, senile idiot, blabbered again:

> Survive, yes. When he was younger the cat would climb up a tree

Fuck your stupid cat and fuck yourself, you stupid senile gossip!

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### Peeler

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trolling senile geezer Rodent Speed, wrote:

<FLUSH the abnormal trolling senile cretin's latest trollshit unread>

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### Peeler

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Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

<FLUSH the abnormal trolling senile cretin's latest trollshit unread>

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### Peeler

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Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

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Birdbrain: "Indeed, in America they usually just shoot you."

Senile Rodent:"They hardly ever do that with cops."

Birdbrain: "Everybody shoots everybody over there,"

Senile Rodent: "Didn't notice Obama shooting anyone."

Birdbrain: "He's not American."

Senile Rodent: "Didn't notice Slick shooting anyone."

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### Peeler

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On Sun, 23 Jan 2022 05:05:37 +1100, cantankerous trolling geezer Rodent
Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

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Birdbrain: "But imagine how cool it was to own slaves."

Senile Rodent: "Yeah, right. Feed them, clothe them, and fix them when
they're broken.
After all, you paid good money for them. Then you've got to keep an eye
on them all the time."

Birdbrain: "Better than having to give them wages on top of that."

Senile Rodent: "Specially when they make more slaves for you
and produce their own food and clothes."

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### Peeler

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On Sun, 23 Jan 2022 05:32:41 +1100, cantankerous trolling geezer Rodent
Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

<FLUSH the two subnormal sociopathic cretins' endless absolutely idiotic
blather>

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Senile Rodent: " Did you ever dig a hole to bury your own shit?"

Birdbrain: "I do if there's no flush toilet around."

Senile Rodent: "Yeah, I prefer camping like that, off by myself with
no dunnys around and have always buried the shit."

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### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 2:13:00 PMJan 22
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The cat sometimes naps on the edge of the deck, tries to roll over and
falls off. If cats could talk he'd say 'You didn't see that' when he
clambers back up.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 2:22:07 PMJan 22
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My college magazine had a cartoon probably stolen from someplace. Two
guys are standing on a bridge with one saying 'See I told you it would
land on its feet'. The cat was indeed feet down under the bridge, with
the leg bones protruding from the fur at the elbow joints.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lowres.cartoonstock.com/animals-cats_always_land_on_their_feet-cats-felines-pets-pet_cats-tcrn933_low.jpg

Not quite the same but the best an image search came up with.

### Peeler

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On Sun, 23 Jan 2022 05:38:58 +1100, cantankerous trolling geezer Rodent
Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

<FLUSH the two subnormal sociopathic cretins' endless absolutely idiotic
blather>

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TYPICAL retarded "conversation" between sociopath Rodent and sociopath
Birdbrain from August 26th 2018:

Birdbrain: "I have one head but 5 fingers."

Senile Rodent: "Obvious lie. You hairy legged cross dressers are so inbred
that you all have two heads."

Birdbrain: "You're the one that likes hairy legs remember?"

Senile Rodent: "The problem isnt the hairy legs, it's the gross inbreeding
that
produces two headed unemployables like you."

Birdbrain: "So why did you mention hairy legs?"

Senile Rodent: "Because that's what those who arent actually stupid enough
to shave their legs have."

Birdbrain: "You only have hairy legs if both of the following are true:
1) You're quite far back on the evolutionary scale.
2) You haven't learned what a razor is for."

Senile Rodent: "Only a terminal fuckwit or a woman shaves their legs."

Birdbrain: "There is literally zero point in having hair all over your
body."

Senile Rodent: "There is even less point in wasting your time changing what
you are born with."

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### Peeler

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 12:13:05 -0700, lowbrowwoman, the endlessly driveling,
troll-feeding, senile idiot, blabbered again:

> The cat sometimes naps on the edge of the deck, tries to roll over and
> falls off. If cats could talk he'd say 'You didn't see that' when he
> clambers back up.

If cats could talk they'd say that you are an obnoxious senile gossip and
bigmouth, lowbrowwoman!

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### Peeler

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 12:22:11 -0700, lowbrowwoman, the endlessly driveling,
troll-feeding, senile idiot, blabbered again:

> My college magazine had a cartoon probably stolen from someplace.

Oh, FUCK! This bigmouthed senile cretin and braggart can't stop!

### Bob Eager

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Jan 22, 2022, 4:06:23 PMJan 22
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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 12:13:05 -0700, rbowman wrote:

> The cat sometimes naps on the edge of the deck, tries to roll over and
> falls off. If cats could talk he'd say 'You didn't see that' when he
> clambers back up.

Ours say "I meant to do that".

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### NY

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Jan 22, 2022, 4:25:53 PMJan 22
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"Bob Eager" <news...@eager.cx> wrote in message
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> On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 12:13:05 -0700, rbowman wrote:
>
>> The cat sometimes naps on the edge of the deck, tries to roll over and
>> falls off. If cats could talk he'd say 'You didn't see that' when he
>> clambers back up.
>
> Ours say "I meant to do that".

If cats could do magic, that's when they would use a memory charm on anyone
who witnessed their fall.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 5:09:41 PMJan 22
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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:28:40 -0000, Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote:
>> Max Demian <max_d...@bigfoot.com> wrote
>>> Commander Kinsey wrote
>>>
>>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>>> The
>>>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>>>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by the
>>>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height of
>>>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>>>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>>
>>> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
>>> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how far
>>> they fall.
>>
>> 32 storeys they can survive, probably higher but nobody's ever tried
>
> The chinese did.

This goes against every article I've read. Perhaps Chinese cats are weaker. They probably don't feed them well, especially if they're considering killing them.

Why did they do that anyway? I thought covid came from some other animal. I've only heard of one instance of a pet cat getting covid.

>> (apparently 7+ is the same amount of injury, they've reached terminal
>> velocity). But I think somewhere around 3 storeys they don't survive.
>> Lower than that they aren't going very fast, higher than that they land
>> on their feet. But 3 storeys means they haven't had time to rotate.
>
> They dont need to rotate when they walk off a flat skyscraper roof, stupid.

If you walked off, you'd rotate naturally, and so does the cat due to momentum. The cat needs to rotate itself to get the right way up again.

### Commander Kinsey

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I'm sure they pushed them in some way (as the cat would have been fighting back), not the same as the cat gently slipping over the edge.

>> because cats survive falling 32 storeys.
>
> Bullshit.

https://kittyclysm.com/how-far-can-a-cat-fall/

### NY

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Jan 22, 2022, 5:11:45 PMJan 22
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"Commander Kinsey" <C...@nospam.com> wrote in message
news:op.1ge3t...@ryzen.lan...
> If you walked off, you'd rotate naturally, and so does the cat due to
> momentum. The cat needs to rotate itself to get the right way up again.

Would you like to give us a demonstration, CK? I'd like to see it in slow
motion.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 5:12:30 PMJan 22
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You can grip a tree with claws. I bet it sometimes tried it on a smooth surface and failed.

>> or momentum,
>
> Ditto. He never just wandered up that tree.

Maybe he was half wild, dogs that have cross bred with wolves are superior.

>> or things they're landing on are not fixed,
>
> Yeah, thats not easy to predict for a cat particularly with
> an empty box etc. They dont actually have xray vision.

If you're jumping around you don't try to land on something you're not sure of.

>> or can break.
>
> They are pretty good at that with tree branches.

Curtains can be weaker than trees. Ornaments even more so.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 5:13:59 PMJan 22
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Looks like Garfield since he's orange. Garfield wasn't the brightest of cats.

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 5:31:09 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote:
>>> Max Demian <max_d...@bigfoot.com> wrote
>>>> Commander Kinsey wrote

>>>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>>>> The
>>>>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>>>>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by
>>>>> the
>>>>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height
>>>>> of
>>>>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>>>>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>>>
>>>> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
>>>> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how
>>>> far
>>>> they fall.
>>>
>>> 32 storeys they can survive, probably higher but nobody's ever tried
>>
>> The chinese did.
>
> This goes against every article I've read.

Then you need to read more, as always.

> Perhaps Chinese cats are weaker.

Nope.

> They probably don't feed them well, especially if they're considering
> killing them.

They didnt consider killing them, they tossed them out the window
as soon the news said they could get infected from their cat.

> Why did they do that anyway?

Cats can get infected with covid and infect their owners.

> I thought covid came from some other animal.

Thats not what the cat tossing was about.

> I've only heard of one instance of a pet cat getting covid.

Irrelevant to what they heard on their news.

>>> (apparently 7+ is the same amount of injury, they've reached terminal
>>> velocity). But I think somewhere around 3 storeys they don't survive.
>>> Lower than that they aren't going very fast, higher than that they land
>>> on their feet. But 3 storeys means they haven't had time to rotate.
>>
>> They dont need to rotate when they walk off a flat skyscraper roof,
>> stupid.
>
> If you walked off, you'd rotate naturally, and so does the cat due to
> momentum. The cat needs to rotate itself to get the right way up again.

Wrong, as always. Even you should have noticed that cats are mostly
horizontal when walking and humans are mostly vertical when walking,
if you hadnt wanked yourself completely blind.

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 5:33:23 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>>> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>>>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote

>>>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph

Cats dont jog, stupid.

>>>>> along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>>>> The
>>>>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>>>>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by
>>>>> the
>>>>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height
>>>>> of
>>>>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>>>>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>>>
>>>> We know they go splat because early on with covid in china,
>>>> the chinese were tossing their cats out the window, quite
>>>> literally and there were lots of splatted cat corpses.
>>>
>>> They probably did something to them
>>
>> Yeah, tossed them out the window.
>>
>>> or threw them a certain way,
>>
>> Unlikely that they held them by their feet and tossed them
>> that way, or grabbed the tail and swung them out that way.
>
> I'm sure they pushed them in some way (as the cat would have been
> fighting back),

Not necessarily.

> not the same as the cat gently slipping over the edge.

Doesnt happen.

>>> because cats survive falling 32 storeys.
>>
>> Bullshit.
>
> https://kittyclysm.com/how-far-can-a-cat-fall/

Just because some pig ignorant fool claims something...

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 5:42:43 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
And that is friction, stupid.

> I bet it sometimes tried it on a smooth surface and failed.

Bet it never did on a vertical surface.

>>> or momentum,
>>
>> Ditto. He never just wandered up that tree.
>
> Maybe he was half wild,

Nope.

> dogs that have cross bred with wolves are superior.

Doesnt happen with cats, they just go feral.

Huge too, dunno why that happens here.

It doesnt in some other places like Italy, maybe
because there is only pissa and spaghetti to eat
there. Our feral cats eat the native wildlife.

>>> or things they're landing on are not fixed,
>>
>> Yeah, thats not easy to predict for a cat particularly with
>> an empty box etc. They dont actually have xray vision.
>
> If you're jumping around you don't try to land on something you're not
> sure of.

Cats do. And go up trees and cant get back down too.

>>> or can break.
>>
>> They are pretty good at that with tree branches.
>
> Curtains can be weaker than trees.

A likely story...

> Ornaments even more so.

Yeah, the buggers knock them off all the time.

But thats because cats are connoisseurs and
deliberately smash the worst kitch crap.

### Peeler

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On Sun, 23 Jan 2022 09:42:29 +1100, cantankerous trolling geezer Rodent
Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

<FLUSH the two subnormal sociopathic cretins' endless absolutely idiotic
blather>

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sociopathic senile Ozzietard:

Birdbrain: "So why did you mention hairy legs?

Senile Ozzietard: "Because that's what those who arent actually
stupid enough to shave their legs have."

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### Peeler

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 22:10:53 -0000, NY, the really endlessly blathering,
notorious, troll-feeding, senile asshole, blathered, yet again:

> Would you like to give us a demonstration, CK? I'd like to see it in slow
> motion.

Yep, senile retard, THAT's the way to feed an idiotic troll and attention
whore: ask him a "question"! <tsk>

### Peeler

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On Sun, 23 Jan 2022 09:30:59 +1100, cantankerous trolling geezer Rodent
Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

<FLUSH the two subnormal sociopathic cretins' endless absolutely idiotic
blather>

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Birdbrain and Rodent Speed:

Birdbrain: "You beat me to it. Plain sex is boring."

Senile Rodent: "Then fuck the cats. That wont be boring."

Birdbrain: "Sell me a de-clawing tool first."

Senile Rodent: "Wont help with the teeth."

Birdbrain: "They've never gone for me with their mouths."

Rodent Speed: "They will if you are stupid enough to try fucking them."

Birdbrain: "No, they always use claws."

Rodent Speed: "They wont if you try fucking them. Try it and see."

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### Peeler

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On Sun, 23 Jan 2022 09:33:13 +1100, cantankerous trolling geezer Rodent
Speed, the auto-contradicting senile sociopath, blabbered, again:

<FLUSH the two subnormal sociopathic cretins' endless absolutely idiotic
blather>

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### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 8:25:31 PMJan 22
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On 01/22/2022 02:06 PM, Bob Eager wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 12:13:05 -0700, rbowman wrote:
>
>> The cat sometimes naps on the edge of the deck, tries to roll over and
>> falls off. If cats could talk he'd say 'You didn't see that' when he
>> clambers back up.
>
> Ours say "I meant to do that".
>

Cats lie. The cat wanted to go out about 9PM last night and didn't show
up until 6PM today for supper. We have a don't ask, don't tell policy. I
suppose I could track him. We've got about a foot of snow so there are
cat trails here and there.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 8:30:35 PMJan 22
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In my less mellow days I was reading on a second floor back porch when
the downstairs neighbor's cat got annoying. I put the cat in a paper
grocery sack and dropped him off the porch.

The cat was back within two minutes and said 'That was fun. Can we do it
again?' I gave up at that point.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 8:35:57 PMJan 22
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The cat followed me up an aluminum ladder to see what I was doing, paw
over paw up the rungs. Attempting to go down the ladder was a disaster.
He wound up hanging from a rung by his front paws and I had to extract him.

Last fall I was up the ladder pruning the tree and he had to see what I
was doing, but that time he climbed the tree, not the ladder.

I guess the old saying about curiosity is true.

### Commander Kinsey

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 22:33:13 -0000, Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>>>> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>>>>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>
>>>>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph
>
> Cats dont jog, stupid.

WTF would you call it then? I meant a medium speed, not the fastest they can run at if scared, and not the slow movement when trying to catch prey.

>>>>>> along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>>>>> The
>>>>>> cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls off.
>>>>>> Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced by
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> fall, and the percentage chance of survival. You may use any height
>>>>>> of
>>>>>> skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place convenient
>>>>>> objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>>>>
>>>>> We know they go splat because early on with covid in china,
>>>>> the chinese were tossing their cats out the window, quite
>>>>> literally and there were lots of splatted cat corpses.
>>>>
>>>> They probably did something to them
>>>
>>> Yeah, tossed them out the window.
>>>
>>>> or threw them a certain way,
>>>
>>> Unlikely that they held them by their feet and tossed them
>>> that way, or grabbed the tail and swung them out that way.
>>
>> I'm sure they pushed them in some way (as the cat would have been
>> fighting back),
>
> Not necessarily.
>
>> not the same as the cat gently slipping over the edge.
>
> Doesnt happen.

Cats never walk off window ledges?

>>>> because cats survive falling 32 storeys.
>>>
>>> Bullshit.
>>
>> https://kittyclysm.com/how-far-can-a-cat-fall/
>
> Just because some pig ignorant fool claims something...

I've heard it everywhere.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 9:12:00 PMJan 22
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I let mine out whenever they want through a catflap. Many kittens result. Just how far did your one travel?

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 9:13:28 PMJan 22
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Enclose the cat in a pillowcase, make sure you're wearing thick gloves, and hold it underwater until it stops moving. I did that to one of mine when he was old and sick and whining in pain. Drowning seemed the nicest thing to do to him.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 9:16:27 PMJan 22
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I was talking about Rod, so yes, I will demonstrate him "falling" off.

### Commander Kinsey

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Jan 22, 2022, 9:17:01 PMJan 22
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Last fall ROFL. So who fell?

### Steve Walker

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Jan 22, 2022, 9:49:26 PMJan 22
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On 22/01/2022 19:13, rbowman wrote:
> On 01/22/2022 11:20 AM, Commander Kinsey wrote:
>> On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 17:51:23 -0000, rbowman <bow...@montana.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 01/22/2022 10:23 AM, Max Demian wrote:
>>>> On 22/01/2022 15:50, Commander Kinsey wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph along the flat roof of a skyscraper.
>>>>> The cat is too stupid to realise it's reaching the edge, and falls
>>>>> off.  Describe in detail the acceleration, rotation, and fear induced
>>>>> by the fall, and the percentage chance of survival.  You may use any
>>>>> height of skyscraper you wish, compare different heights, and place
>>>>> convenient objects on the ground to aid in the cat's survival.
>>>>
>>>> Cats instinctively orient themselves so that they land feet first and
>>>> their terminal velocity is slow enough to survive regardless of how far
>>>> they fall.
>>>
>>> Survive, yes. When he was younger the cat would climb up a tree and leap
>>> off playing Supercat. After I noticed him limping around for a week or
>>> two he is now much more conservative about jumping off things.
>>>
>>> Cat grace is vastly overestimated.
>>>
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_m-REEl3ic
>>
>> Seen loads of videos like that.  My cats had a big problem with empty
>> boxes.  They'd be sat on one and leap off.  The box flew one way, they
>> went the other, with less momentum than they'd calculated.  Or even
>> worse they'd jump onto the box and it didn't remain where it was.
>
> The cat sometimes naps on the edge of the deck, tries to roll over and
> falls off. If cats could talk he'd say 'You didn't see that' when he
> clambers back up.

With our cats, such mistakes are usually followed by a frantic,
embarrassed, washing session.

### Rod Speed

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:21:00 PMJan 22
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Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>>> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>>>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>>>>> Rod Speed <rod.sp...@gmail.com> wrote
>>>>>> Commander Kinsey <C...@nospam.com> wrote
>>
>>>>>>> Consider a cat jogging at 5mph
>>
>> Cats dont jog, stupid.
>
> WTF would you call it then?

Walking, stupid.

> I meant a medium speed,

They dont do that, they stroll except when a car is coming
or a dog shows up and neither happens very often at all
on the roof of a skyscraper for some odd reason.

> not the fastest they can run at if scared, and notthe slow movement
> when trying to catch prey.

Its called walking.
Nope, they jump off those.

>>>>> because cats survive falling 32 storeys.
>>>>
>>>> Bullshit.
>>>
>>> https://kittyclysm.com/how-far-can-a-cat-fall/
>>
>> Just because some pig ignorant fool claims something...
>
> I've heard it everywhere.

Just because fools mindlessly repeat what some fool claimed...

### 5tft

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:25:19 PMJan 22
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Thats because you have neurotic cats.

Of course they do say that pets take after their owners.

With cats its the reverse, the owners take after their cats.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:35:43 PMJan 22
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https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51675/hurt-hawks

Jeffers is one of my favorite poets. He opposed the US entry into WWII
and was a victim of cancel culture before cancel culture was kool.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:38:28 PMJan 22
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Autumn, wise ass. Since the cat was on a slender limb above where I was
working I advised him if he fell I wasn't going to catch him. Fuck this
covid shit. It's got me talking to cats in my old age.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:49:44 PMJan 22
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I thought about a cat flap but last summer skunks were helping
themselves to his food. He has no interest in being indoors in the
summer so I leave his bowl on the deck.

I don't think he goes very far. A couple of times I walked to the
mailbox but he would only follow me to a particular point and wait for
me to return. The last time though he followed me all the way. Maybe
he's expanding his horizon, as long as he doesn't find his way to the
county road.

The cat was semi-feral and missing his balls when he adopted me. I
assume he didn't care much for his last home.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:52:44 PMJan 22
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Ah, that. I don't have a problem with the cat curling up by my feet at
night unless he decides on a 12 AM power grooming session.

### rbowman

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Jan 22, 2022, 10:59:18 PMJan 22
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There may be some truth in that. The cat doesn't like people, is very
independent, and has no desire to wear a mask. His vaccination status is
also unknown.

I like dogs but I prefer a cat's attitude.

### Dick's DriveIn

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Jan 22, 2022, 11:31:01 PMJan 22
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> > Drowning seemed the nicest thing to do to [ the dying cat ].

Drowning is nasty, vicious & painful.

Better to apply pressure to the artery leading to the brain; or
flood a (Sarco) pod with nitrogen, reducing the oxygen level.

Either way, it takes 10 (peaceful) minutes.

### T

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Jan 23, 2022, 12:16:50 AMJan 23
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On 1/22/22 09:51, rbowman wrote:
>
> Cat grace is vastly overestimated.
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_m-REEl3ic

https://rumble.com/vsya51-48628693.html

### Peeler

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:36:02 -0700, lowbrowwoman, the endlessly driveling,
troll-feeding, senile idiot, blabbered again:

> The cat followed me up an aluminum ladder to see what I was doing

WTF has your senile shit got to do with the two ngs you keep crossposting it
to, you idiotic megalomaniacal senile bigmouth?

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### Peeler

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 20:38:34 -0700, lowbrowwoman, the endlessly driveling,
troll-feeding, senile idiot, blabbered again:

> Autumn, wise ass. Since the cat was on a slender limb above where I was
> working I advised him if he fell I wasn't going to catch him. Fuck this
> covid shit. It's got me talking to cats in my old age.

You are as much in need of institutionalization as the clinically insane
troll you keep feeding and humouring, senile Yankee bigmouth!

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do it right."
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### Peeler

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:25:35 -0700, lowbrowwoman, the endlessly driveling,
troll-feeding, senile idiot, blabbered again:

<FLUSH the bigmouthed Yankee cretin's latest bigmouthed senile shit unread>

### Peeler

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