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Uh...catbros?
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>>4776005
My dog chases your toxoplasmosis spreaders out so I can enjoy birds and not get toxo

>>4775891
Here's one of the owners of a well chased (and possibly bitten) cat that is now afraid to leave its porch. You can tell by the bestiality fantasy concurrent with the fantasy about dogs being dangerous.
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>>4776010
I visited a small town in Mexico that had dogs roaming the streets. Many of them were taken care by the community. The main road had several business allow dogs to chill inside during the hottest part of the day and they feed them every once in a while. Water bowls were also very common outside. If I were a wealthy man I'd create a sanctuary there. All the dogs were super nice and most asked for pets.
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Cats that walk outside are free game and any cat I see outdoors which doesn't wear a collar, I consider feral. Don't expect your cat to come back home again, if you're fine with it terrorizing smaller animals, then you also consent to it being up against some of the bigger ones now, not to mention cars and the likes.
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>>4775420
birds aren't real. they're NSA surveillance drones
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>>4775498
kill yourself

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>>4765902
Sneedaria shitpostii
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looks like a warhammer squig
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>>4772223
holy shit it does lmao
imagine if there was a larger version
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>>4765902
carlito
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>>4765902
Gooseberry

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Post your favorite picture of an animal right fucking now.
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>>4776027
Which pony?
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>>4776144
>Uhh... can I get a...

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>be me
>have a spider in my room
>mf pretty chill, just sitting on his web just vibing
>i don't bother him, he doesn't bother me
>he leaves the web ocasionally. i like to imagine that he is leaving for ,,work,, (hunting shit) just like me to survive

idk about others but i'd rather have a spider in my house than a nasty Bug crawling and shitting over every sourface and jump scaring me running like a crack head when i turn on the lights. spiders are Nice and cool and they eat other nasty bugs. i named him george.
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based. we usually name ours Dave.
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>>4776096
>>4776013
>we usually name ours Dave.
>i named him george.
>not naming him boris the spider
faggots, the pair of ya
https://youtube.com/watch?v=bvFuUaCe8eY
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>>4776056
This is the way to conduct business dealings with animals. If they earn their keep and eat the cocksucker mosquitoes and flies then they’re cool
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>>4776013
>Have a False widow that sits in the corner and somtimes catches flies, name it Greg
>Greg makes an egg sack and raises up a brood before eventually getting replaced by one of her offspring; Son of Greg
>Cellar Spider eats Son of Greg and has stolen the web
This sucks

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Does anyone else feel guilty for purchasing a pet from a breeder when so many animals are struggling to survive/get adopted? My cat cost me $3500 + vet fees
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>>4773795
That was 8 months ago before I took her in. She had 7 outside. We took one and her. It was a knee-jerk reaction because I wanted to keep them together; I wasn't intending to take any cat in at all until people discovered the litter and starting taking them at 5 weeks. Despite my warning they were a little too young, they all just walked past their mother's one-eye to take her kittens. And of course the remaining one looks like her mom the most, everyone's last choice despite me solely caring for this mom for months at that point. A neighbor witness at least pointed that out that I was kind of walked on top of.

>maine coone friend
I've reached capacity. I had a cat already, and they aren't friends, but merely tolerate each other. This girl doesn't even like her daughter that much anymore. They aren't bonded like litter mates would be. But at least rarely they groom each other. I don't want to get rid of them but I do feel regret at how the events unfolded.
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>>4772755
I bought my first cat from a breeder, because I lived in a smaller apartment and needed to have a high degree of certainty that she would have a certain temperament/behaviour. She was an absolute poster child for her breed; quiet, well behaved, not super high energy even as a kitten. So IMO that was absolutely the right choice at the time, otherwise there was a high risk that the building management would have tried to force me to get rid of her.

Now that I live in a normal house with plenty of room and no dickhead building manager, my next cat will be from a shelter for sure. They're cheaper for sure, but they don't have a home and need help. My local shelter only charges $50 for an adult cat so I was thinking I might prepay a few of them to make it easier for them to find homes - for the price I paid for my first cat I could probably buy out the whole shelter...
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>>4772755
When the time comes, I want to get a specific breed of dog from a breeder, but also get a cat from the shelter to habituate them with (assuming my shelter doesn't have asinine inspections and restrictions).
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>>4773854
It sounds like you have a happy little cat family, mom, daughter and adoptive dad. There's no need to get rid of any of them, I'm sure they love each other a lot.
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not only should you feel guilty but you should feel retarded for spending thousands of dollars on a show cat that will cost you another 10 grand in vet bills because of it's inbred genetics. my neighbor has one of those expensive cats and it constantly has issues while my mutt cat I found a kitten from a street cat for free is completely healthy and like 8 years older.

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I have a very old but loving cat (21+yo) I've known her since I was a kid, she was my only friend back then...
I took her to the vet a few months ago and discovered she has kidney disease, with one failed kidney but the other apparently working just fine. Apart from that she seems to be having the dementies as for about an hour every day she paces frantically throughout the house bumping into walls and door frames, only stopping to stare into space and yowl loudly.
She had two seizures and has constant twitches.
She also has trouble sleeping and defecating.

She eats (a little excessive imo) and pees in her litterbox, poo has a 50% chance of being outside. Comes for pets and likes hanging around me when I chill in the living room.

I'm torn /an/. She has always been a talker but her meows sound desperate. I don't want her to suffer but she seems ok apart for a few hours everyday.
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>>4774473
Calm down, friend. No need for these crazy accusations.
Go get some sun and enjoy nature.
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>>4774450
catnip does nothing for pain
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>>4774428
what stage of kidney disease is she in?
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>>4774428
21 is pretty legendary. My oldest is only about 11~. I’d say hang in there until you’re sure there’s no other way
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>>4774568
It helps them forget

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It's about other Eras. Post'em

Wwlcome...
To the Ediacaran Park!
>breathtaking views of leaf and pancake looking things
>visitors gasp in amazement as they witness the enigmatic creatures lying motionless on the sea floor
>one of the main attractions is the "Stromatolite Showdown," where guests can witness the epic battle between competing microbial communities.
>exciting tales of erosion, sedimentation, and mineral composition
>plot revolves around some guy who demands a refund
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>>4764569
>there's no erosion or channeling or formation of rivers/lakes between layers they claim are millions of years apart
All of these happen in stratigraphic sequences more often than not.
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>>4774242
Ironically, this is now one step closer to reality with JWE2 adding Dunkleosteus in one of the DLCs.
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>>4773893
My pleasure.
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>>4773893
If you're up for more cool conulariid facts, did you know conulariids made pearls? We even got fossils of them. Sadly they're kinda worse for wear after being stuck in rocks for several hundred million years.

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Just cause I fuckin' love owls
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>>4773142
looks like a black guy wearing a gray hoodie
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>>4682645
kawaii
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>>4765168
>smallest bird of prey in the world.
what does it hunt?
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I saw an owl last night and their faces look very silly from the side, such a flat face
They look very fluffy as well, like they’re wearing fur coats, but I know that in reality the hard feather shaft means they wouldn’t be nearly as nice to pet as I’d wish

Overall, good thread, beautiful creatures

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Fennec family edition
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>>4775565
I hate no animal, only human
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I want to kiss a fox.
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>>4775565
I like dogs
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>>4775936
Sure.
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I want to be a fox.

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Anyone else do this braindead hobby? Found 48/55 herp species in my state and am autistically obsessed with finding all of them in the wild. Herping finds + questions + methods welcome
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>>4773983
IRL Pokemon Go.

I've only ever been able to go herping properly once, when I was a teen and someone in the local group took pity on me and took me road herping. I can't remember the exact road. I could hunt out my own locations but I'd feel safer out in the desert with one or two other people, since animals aren't the only things out there. But here in AZ people are ridiculously paranoid about sharing any spots at all to look at anything - with good reason, but I feel like after someone has been in the hobby for years you can cough up one fucking hiking trail. It's too hot and lonely out there by myself.
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Bump, found this last year crossing a road.
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>>4774013
10/10 pic anon well done
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>>4776205
i had this as a 'pet'
not recommend
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>>4776223
agreed

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my Eco-ladycrush. Would live in a tree with/10

>mai forest-boo
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>>4775010
girls don't poop fucking retard
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>>4775216
Thanks bro. You should claw that snail out.
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>>4775212
who raped you anon?
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>>4775212
is it like a law or something that for every OP that features a girl to have at least one incel seething over her in the thread?
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>>4775212
>buy some 10 acre plot of forest in fuck-nowhere
but that land wouldnt have thousand years old trees, which are the point here

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Why did they do it?
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>>4776150
it's a psy-op by the jews to make us into braindead cattle
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>>4776150
>>4776159
The RBYG redesigned logos are better and I condone them
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>>4776044
I'd rather just bully you than write some ten paragraph long perfect argument because I'll always be "wrong" either way.
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>>4776043
you are a massive cum gargling faggot who can’t engage with any actual points and thus will be laughed at for embarrassing yourself with this brain dead assblasted post
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>>4776191
If you write a 10 paragraph long perfect argument then I would look foolish trying to refute it because it’s arguments would stand for themselves
I think you can only write rebuttals to claims that you create yourself then attribute to your ‘opponent’ and so I doubt you are able to write a single, certainly not ten, perfect paragraphs
Point out any falsehood in >>4776007 or be quiet

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I have a large wildlife pond and by this time of the year it's usually brimming with tadpoles, I can hear them singing at night but there's no eggs. It's been an extremely dry winter/spring here in southern europe, does it affect their life cycle? Or did they become gay? Is it fucking over?
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>>4773878
there's some godfish but I routinely cull them with nets, last year had far more fish and still it was full of tadpoles
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>>4773683
So THIS why /v/ and /a/ are unusable.
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thought this was the toadline thread for a second there
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had a couple of rainy days, maybe the toads will finally start having sex

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>*lays an egg in your nest*
>"this is yours now. raise it"
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Slay cuckoos. Slice cuckoos. Maim cuckoos. Stir fry cuckoos in a wok. Flay cuckoos. Scalp cuckoos. Draw and quarter cuckoos. Crucify cuckoos. Boil cuckoos alive. Bury cuckoos in excrement. Curb stomp cuckoos. Impale cuckoos. Deep fry cuckoos. Encase cuckoos in a brazen bull. Entomb cuckoos into a pharaoh's mausoleum. Starve cuckoos. Pluck all feathers from cuckoos. Shut in a cuckoo into a morningstar and crush cuckoo eggs with it. Force cuckoos to stare at the noon sun. Clip cuckoo wings. Pull cuckoo beaks off. Inject urine into cuckoos. Force cuckoos to raise the offspring of other birds. Breed a cuckoo's spouse in front of it. Total cuckoo death.
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>>4776037
Are humans the parasites to horses and elephants?
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>>4775824
kill yourself
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>>4776059
this, but unironically
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Reminder that roughly half of all cuckoo species don't do the parasitism thing.

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Hello frens
Today we discuss plants ITT with fun and mysterious properties, with a focus on cultivating plants and other vegetative species, and on their medicinal properties.

>Echinopsis Pachanoi
>Syrian Rue
>Salvia Divinorum
>Psilocybe
>Cannabis
>Amanita Muscaria
>Tabernanthe Iboga
and more

Sorry I can't add much more right now I'm on a hike, if theres interest in the topic I will write a better OP and maybe make a template with links and such when I am home
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>>4775950
I mean yeah but discussion isn’t *limited* to that either though yes the cannabis inclusion makes this a little on the nose
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>>4776164
That was first suggested by Albert Hofmann(the LSD chemist) and Gordon Wasson(the guy who "rediscovered" psilocybin mushrooms in mexico), looking into possible psychedelic use in european history. They said that it was most likely a beer like brew made with grain containing ergot. You can read their arguments in "Road to Eleusis". The mysteries were connected to Demeter, who is often depicted holding poppies(opium) and grain, which the ergot mushroom grows on. More recently there have been archeochemical studies on some of the vessels used for drinking the kykeon, that found ergot alkaloids, so that substantiates these theories. I can find one of them a bit later.
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>>4774277
>Salvia Divinorum
you got my attention
>Cannabis
and now its gone
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>>4775912
>the shit i get high on is superior to yours
pottery
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>>4776066
someone with reason.. very sus
>>4776069
straw manning intellectual midget
that's better


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