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What would you say is the percentage of them that die of natural causes as opposed to getting killed and eaten
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>>4770941
Based on what?
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>>4770975
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>natural causes
Not really how it works. Aging or starvation weaken an animal, which makes it easier to die of predation, injury, exposure, etc. When very old humans die of "natural causes" they're really just dying of some other condition or disease their body can't handle anymore because of their advanced age and decay.
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>>4770901
Not a lot
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>>4771044
This, there are no peaceful deaths in nature, just relatively less awful ones.

what would be the advantages (and disadvantages) of using a hypothetical breed of horse-sized (400 to 1000 kg) dogs instead of horses? you can assume that the breed is based off of something like a siberian husky or a malamute so that it can be useful
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>>4769204
>unless your army is child soldiers.
ugandan warlords gonna love this one!!!!
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>>4769212
>>4769229
how long would it take to get from 50 kg to 400 kg?
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kill yourselves immediately
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>>4768876
for you
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literally 1984

Woke up to all the cats meowing at me, I feed them all and I run to the bathroom because I'm going to piss my fucking pants.

I do what I do and I back up and feel something wet on my feet. I look down, motherfucker there's a SHIT TON of worms on the ground.

In January, we took in a TNR cat who was dropped at our doorstep that looked pregnant but was filled with worms. We gave her over the counter Praziquantel tablets for cats. I gave her one again yesterday (after 3 months of staying equally as round as the first time) and it's obvious there's still worms. I have one in a tissue and I'll post a picture if I have to, but I do think it's a roundworm (especially because of the distended belly).

I have FOUR other cats (one of them being an outdoor feral TNR). How should I de-worm them? I kept them separate, but because the one cat has been in our main bathroom, and nobody else who lives here gives a fuck about safety, I can almost guarantee whatever eggs are passed all around the house. Nobody else washes their fucking hands, and they do pet her. I warned everyone when we first found out, it's just that no one will ever listen to me.

Any vet anons or other cat owners who have any advice? I'm freaking the fuck out (huge pussy when it comes to parasites and bugs) and I don't even know how to begin tackling this. I have nobody going into the bathroom right now.

Cleaning wise, I'm reading only heat will kill the eggs. Is that true? So, maybe a boiling water/bleach combo? How should I go at the carpets, just in case? This shit fucking sucks, but I couldn't leave her out in the freezing cold like whoever TNR'd her did.
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>>4769599
>return
i always thought it was release
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>>4767051
>She's very happy to stay put in her basket for hours on end.
she's being eaten from the inside out, what else is she going to do but lay down run around retard?

>>4767089
so you take care of cats just because they're cute to your perception? I don't see you feeding pet cockroaches, and you're actively killing worms because they're not attractive to you apparently.

Lol. u only keep cats because you get a hit of dopamine chemicals in your brain when you see one. fucking crackhead chemical substance loving drug addict
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>>4767089
You are a hoarder and probably a woman too. Those cats were just fine outside
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>>4767089
Got any news? If things aren't improving, it might be best to euthanize them. If you're not taking them to the vet and they're living in bad conditions, there's no point in keeping them alive.
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>>4769806
they weren't fine outside
and they aren't fine inside with a shit owner

TNR doesn't work. Trap Neuter Adopt does. Unadoptable cats will have to be euthanized if space and funds aren't available to create an enclosure for them to form a colony in, but in the wild they would get eaten by dogs/eagles or die of disease within a year anyways.

TNR does not, has never, and will never, ever work.

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press F for the best dog

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/28/world/europe/dachshund-dog-breeding-ban-germany.html
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>>4768473
We DID domesticate wolves for no reason, and instinctive performance is totally unrelated to intelligence anyways.

Dog domestication was a total accident and didnt take on a purpose until within a few thousand years of agriculture becoming well established. They were like cats, just there and if you were a regard you’d think they did a job but they really didn't and a somewhat smart person would do as well if not better without one.

On the timeline, cats are anywhere from 10 to 20 centuries behind dogs so we should see a purpose bred working cat breed arise shortly.
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>>4768892
To dig and get rodents.
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>>4761011
>>4760989
>>4761014
Germany is back on the Eugenics train?
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>>4768904
i'd say a quarter of them if that are used to do that in current year
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>>4761430
I don't.Niggers should be sterilized and breeding should be done only with selected zygotes.

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I'm hoping this takes off.
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>>4767910
legendary post
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>>4671751
Self-inflicted
What'd you tell them?
I just told 'em hell's existence
But you know me, don't nobody
Know my business
My presence fog your confidence
Who want a brand new complex?
Nab one, I'll call you, go fetch
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o-oh my....
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>>4766197
He’s a big guy…
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>>4654391
>Says no poop sex
>Vaginas are besides the pooper and frequently get infections due that reason.

There is no big difference, human vaginas are ugly as hell anyway.
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You ARE an animal
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>>4769273
Only the Chosen are in the image of G-d. Even Jesus said he was only sent to save the Chosen.
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>>4769119
i am..... evolved monke :D
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Bird is dinosaur
Human is monkey
Whale is deer
Any questions?
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>>4771236
Actually Jews are the ones who don't believe in evolution. It's why they can't grasp things like human nature, human biodiversity and human sexual dimorphism.
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>>4771234
so trve sister

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Do cats realise that they're cute?
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>>4771315
when she learns pets are not excuses to playfight with my hand I will!
>>4771362
yea 5 months
>>4771372
she has a bit of a flu, I clean them every day (if she doesn't herself)
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>>4771203
Likely this
>>4771229
>>4771379
Where did you get her?
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>>4771423
from a breeder
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>>4771167
yea we do
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>>4771278
>>4771372
this
imagine spending money on some gross AIDS cat lmao

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>>4718969
I got that reference. I wish I didn't, but I did.
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>>4714261
>>4719834
Team yellows territory got inherited by a breeding pair 7 weeks ago.
I befriended them by feeding them regularly. But I had to keep my distance because of the nesting season.
Yesterday and today, one of the crows came to my house to attack my crow.
At least that crow was just dive bombing my crow.
My crow is used to get feathers plucked by Theodore, so a bit of dive bombing is not that severe.
I obviously intervened and started teaching that crow where the borders of my territory are. I wish teaching that was less time consuming.
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>>4765716
>8 years
>30 years
why such a huge difference?
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>>4769930
Predators and other crows.
Wild crows sometimes can live up to 30 years in the wild.
But usually they die after 8 years because they become weak and or blind and can no longer defend their territory from other crows and they can no longer properly flee from birds of prey or other predetors.
Dunno why this isn't the case with ravens. Probably because they are bigger and predetors are less of a concern even when you are slightly blind and weak.

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Just cause I fuckin' love owls
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>>4765168
they can be even smaller than this I think which is crazy
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Doeritos edition
What is your favorite species of deer?
Have you even seen a deer up close?
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>>4766666
In most states, possession of wild animals without a rehab license is illegal, so yeah, they can get a warrant, take your animals and throw you in jail.
>>4766402
No worries, most places don't have any predators left except humans.
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>>4770136
They do? That sucks. They look so cuddly
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>>4770272
Only male goats do afaik
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>>4770156
>see a deer with a broken leg and decide to help it
>get thrown in jail
CIA is really running dry on terrorists these days huh
>>4766578
>a lot of rare-color animals do stick out in the wild but they are nice and pretty to look at.
that predators just let them live? that's so cute <3
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>>4771267
>>see a deer with a broken leg and decide to help it
99 times out of a hundred, people doing this end up making things worse because they don't have the first clue how to care for the animal. Hell, most of them don't even know human first aid.
If you want to help it, take it to an animal rehab.

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Does anyone else here find larvae strangely adorable? They're so soft and vulnerable... They always eat the food I give them as well.
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>>4765714
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>>4771225
why would you have a child with that condition and then give him an actual goblin/gnome name. was it trolling? spite? a meme gone too far?
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>>4768911
>maggots are just plain gross
"Gross" is subjectif
>Live on decaying corpses
And?
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Mealworms are the cutest little motherfuckers ever. When I listen to them eat, it's ASMR to the ear.
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>>4771225
imagine punting him through the uprights...

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we sheared our flock yesterday. as the day went on, rain chances went from 30% to 75%. woke up to 39°F and raining at 4:30.

got everyone into the main pen, under shelter.

this nutless little shawarma was looking destitute. brought it inside. we have a house sheep. this is my life now.
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>>4769557
indeed, we did. that is why we decided to shear. it was 26° last week.

>>4769423

in total, we have 7, currently. we are hoping to get another birth in aboot 2 weeks. we are also scheduled to pick up a new, unrelated, ewe lamb, from another region, in 8 weeks. currently, we are waiting on that lamb to be born.

>>4769426
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>>4769426
the jew fears an awful lot. why do we whites keep taking the L?
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>>4769986
Hey bro did you know that empathy is normal for men and dinosaurs had feathers

>>4769051
Imagine the poop
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could always put a coat on him
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>>4770001

Kirking Of The Sheep Tartans.

we plan to, but we are poor.

Why are the dick sizes of animals all over the place? It should just scale based on size of the animal
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>>4769917
italians and greeks are all major growers. Were talking 2incher to 7+
e.g. me. Italian ancestry and my grow gap is cartoonish. Also have cousins that confirmed this.
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>>4770828
Kynodesmēs were worn for sporting events and when in public, community bath houses kind of require you to be naked
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>>4771076
I get it, but checking everyone's dicks to determine whether to contunue doing whatever they were doing or to interrupt that and applaud just because they were born different seems unlikely to me. If it was something the person could achieve, like being well-built - then it would make at least some sense.
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>>4769582

That's more of a logistical issue - you'll find that it's pretty long on most quadrupeds simply because further reach is required to get to the cervix with a torso that long.

>>4769903
>>4769904

The imperial system, ladies and gentlemen
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>>4770889
no, because the patriarch isnt forced into intraspecies conflict with other males, otherwise society would not have risen up, theres no point in be a bachelor for a patriarch, thats just being a cuckold, youre better off usuping the patriarch as is what happens in nature currently across many mammalian species. humans at some point decided that monogamy was the preferred option over dying

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Post some songs about animals.

I've listened to these two songs about every week for the past year because they remind me of my cat that died in December.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19aMBrD0umo
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>>4640989
https://youtu.be/g7Z2tOHaww8?si=zrqowlBrCeham6Hr
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe-0L3s8HE8
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>>4769241
Some months late, but Riú Riú Chiú as performed by various singers and groups. While technically about the immaculate conception, the lyrics use animal symbolism such as that of akingfisher, wolf and lamb.

One of my favourite Christmas carols:
Short version by The Monkees https://youtube.com/watch?v=riG85oA6Wy4
Full version by the Dagilėlis Boys' Choirhttps://youtube.com/watch?v=UpZq92JfN50
New favourite version by Mediæval Bæbeshttps://youtube.com/watch?v=T2--6IPAv44
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>>4644446
Yma Sumac – Wimoweh (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
https://youtube.com/watch?v=5LUSUel_kck

And just to prove how incredible her voice was, here's a guy breaking down the harmony and melody for an appreciative audience:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=1RIqaCCr5sU
And she did that whole thing herself.
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