Random Picture Post

Invisusira's playground

Moderators: Aergis, Invisusira

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby mew » Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:02 am

Here is a cologne for all you cat people out there:
http://www.rense.com/politics6/ocelots.htm
Apparently Calvin Klein's Obsession scent drives ocelots crazy (and other cats as well).





Now here is a picture of an ocelot, I guess.
Image
ImageImage
User avatar
mew
 
Posts: 1716
Joined: Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:42 pm
Location: US

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby bldavis » Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:13 am

Kelaan wrote:Maybe he's mistaking Cats for Dogs? :) Short of flea baths, cats are self-cleaning. They even clean their own butts! (Beware of kisses.)

this is what i love about dogs,
watching them finish cleaning them selves right before thier "mommy" gets home, going up to them and mommy asking for kisses...

its like omg i wouldnt want that tongue NEAR my face, much less on my lips

i am perfectly fine just getting cuddles and rubs as affection from the dog, i dont need to be licked
*note* our dog shows affection by climbing in our laps and rubbing his head against our shoulders and such, or he will just lay down next to us on the couch and put his head on our leg
he is a cocker spaniel
Image

Brekkie:Tanks are like shitty DPS. And healers are like REALLY distracted DPS
Amirya:Why yes, your penis is longer than his because you hit 30k dps in the first 10 seconds. But guess what? That raid boss has a dick bigger than your ego.
Flex:I don't make mistakes. I execute carefully planned strategic group wipes.
Levie:(in /g) It's weird, I have a collar and I dont know where I got it from, Worgen are kinky!
Levie:Drunk Lev goes and does what he pleases just to annoy sober Lev.
Sagara:You see, you need to *spread* the bun before you insert the hot dog.
User avatar
bldavis
 
Posts: 6111
Joined: Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:04 pm
Location: Searching for myself. If i get back before I return, please have me stop and wait for myself.

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby Fivelives » Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:50 am

Cats with long hair may require the occasional bath if their fur gets too oily.


Your quote agrees with my statement. I see no bullshit to be called, here.
- I'm not Jesus, but I can turn water into Kool-Aid.
- A Sergeant in motion outranks an officer who doesn't know what the hell is going on.
- A demolitions specialist at a flat run outranks everybody.
User avatar
Fivelives
 
Posts: 2801
Joined: Sat Feb 16, 2008 7:55 pm

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Shathus » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:26 pm

Melathys wrote:
oh man, I could just keep going on and on with this site...
http://work.failblog.org/

*shakes fist*

damn you... killing my afternoon of productivity!
Shathus
Maintankadonor
 
Posts: 741
Joined: Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:02 pm

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Orthien » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:12 pm

Shathus wrote:
Melathys wrote:
oh man, I could just keep going on and on with this site...
http://work.failblog.org/

*shakes fist*

damn you... killing my afternoon of productivity!


I do indeed love that site, kill a lot of my lunch break on there.
User avatar
Orthien
 
Posts: 147
Joined: Fri Mar 06, 2009 12:59 am

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby Melathys » Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:58 pm

I remember having to fight over seating rights with my brothers...now I have to do it with the cat...
Image


but as for bathing, he's got ear mites. So we need to clean them out, and his ear medicine tends to spread around, as it were.
Image
User avatar
Melathys
 
Posts: 1299
Joined: Sun Sep 23, 2007 1:08 pm

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby fuzzygeek » Mon Mar 07, 2011 4:16 pm

One of my cats is either too stupid or too fat to reach her own back, so she sometimes gets these really disgusting knots in her fur. About once a year I have to cut them out and bathe her.

Stupid cat.
Image
User avatar
fuzzygeek
Maintankadonor
 
Posts: 3447
Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:58 pm

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby culhag » Mon Mar 07, 2011 4:22 pm

User avatar
culhag
Maintankadonor
 
Posts: 1246
Joined: Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:50 am
Location: France

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby katraya » Mon Mar 07, 2011 6:54 pm

Fivelives wrote:I hope you haven't had your cat for long! If you don't bathe them every couple of months (at least) they get disgusting. They LOOK clean, but you'll occasionally smell something and not know what it is.

At least until you get used to it, then it's only company that smells it.


Fivelives wrote:
Cats with long hair may require the occasional bath if their fur gets too oily.


Your quote agrees with my statement. I see no bullshit to be called, here.


I disagree. His quote deals with a specific subset of cats while your comment generalized to all cats.



Also, Charlie Sheen's madness has finally been put to good use:
Image

Image
Image
User avatar
katraya
Maintankadonor
 
Posts: 1824
Joined: Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:45 am

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby Fivelives » Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:16 am

The only difference is in how frequently cats need to be bathed. Their tongues work perfectly fine for dirt and debris, but not for the oily feel.

All animals produce oil from glands in their skin. For cats, it gives a nice healthy sheen to the coat and produces that "cat" smell. It does build up over time. For a long-haired cat, bathe them 4-6 times a year, unless their coat is filthy and/or matted to the point where you can't brush it out without giving the cat a bald spot. For a short-haired cat, 1-2 baths (or even something simple like wiping them down with a wet rag, more frequently - around monthly/bi-monthly) per year should suffice, with "as needed" baths coming in situations like a skunk encounter or something. Indoor/outdoor cats also generally need to be bathed more often than cats who stay indoors 100% of the time.

Unless, that is, you don't mind the musky scent of a cat's skin and coat. Personally, I don't care much for it, and it DOES get rather rank. Ever walked into a person's house that has multiple cats? That's the smell that I'm talking about - and it's not the litter box. It's the cats themselves that produce that odor.
- I'm not Jesus, but I can turn water into Kool-Aid.
- A Sergeant in motion outranks an officer who doesn't know what the hell is going on.
- A demolitions specialist at a flat run outranks everybody.
User avatar
Fivelives
 
Posts: 2801
Joined: Sat Feb 16, 2008 7:55 pm

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby Nikachelle » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:08 am

I don't know. I tend to think you're confusing litter box smell with cat smell. I have definitely been in some people's places where they don't disinfect the litter box and/or rarely clean it out, and it is DEFINITELY rank. It's a horrible putrid smell that's near impossible to get out of your nostrils. But I've never smelled someone else's cat when I've walked into their home unless I stuff my own nose in the cat's fur. And for reference, I never had cats growing up so it's not like I became accustomed to the smell at an early age.
User avatar
Nikachelle
Maintankadonor
 
Posts: 8406
Joined: Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:39 am
Location: Toronto, Canada

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby Invisusira » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:28 am

Fivelives wrote:The only difference is in how frequently cats need to be bathed. Their tongues work perfectly fine for dirt and debris, but not for the oily feel.

All animals produce oil from glands in their skin. For cats, it gives a nice healthy sheen to the coat and produces that "cat" smell. It does build up over time. For a long-haired cat, bathe them 4-6 times a year, unless their coat is filthy and/or matted to the point where you can't brush it out without giving the cat a bald spot. For a short-haired cat, 1-2 baths (or even something simple like wiping them down with a wet rag, more frequently - around monthly/bi-monthly) per year should suffice, with "as needed" baths coming in situations like a skunk encounter or something. Indoor/outdoor cats also generally need to be bathed more often than cats who stay indoors 100% of the time.

Source.

Fivelives wrote:Unless, that is, you don't mind the musky scent of a cat's skin and coat. Personally, I don't care much for it, and it DOES get rather rank. Ever walked into a person's house that has multiple cats? That's the smell that I'm talking about - and it's not the litter box. It's the cats themselves that produce that odor.

Have you ever walked into a clean person's house that has multiple cats? What you're smelling is the person's general lack of hygiene - be it personal or living space - and not "multiple cats." While I will absolutely agree that a person becomes accustomed to the scent of their own home in time, I have been to many, many places where multiple cats reside and not noticed "cat smell." I have also been to a few where said "cat smell" was noticeable; but said places were also generally less well-kept. So you get things like cat hair and dander piling up in the dust. It's the by-products of the cat that produce the odor, not the cats themselves.
User avatar
Invisusira
Moderator
 
Posts: 5848
Joined: Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:23 pm
Location: alt-tabbed

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby Invisusira » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:55 am

Also, since I asked for sauce it's only fair I provide you with some.

General interest sites usually automatically assume you're talking about cat pee when you ask about cat odor:
http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/ ... -2167.html
http://www.getridofthings.com/get-rid-of-cat-urine.htm

"Ask the internet" sites inform you that cats don't normally smell, and point to health problems:
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_do_cats_smell
http://www.ehow.com/about_4587455_cat-odor.html

Wikipedia suggests regular bathing of longhairs but denotes that there is no actual reference or source for the suggestion, and mentions nothing of bathing shorthair cats or cats in general:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domestic_longhaired_cat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domestic_shorthaired_cat

And finally (and perhaps most relevantly), sites specializing in cats offer tips and suggestions to bathe your cats, but also denote that the reason you would actually wash them is only if they got themselves into some sort of mess - that their own personal grooming is more than adequate (shorthairs in particular):
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/cat-care/ ... r-cat.aspx
http://www.thecatsite.com/Care/38/Bathi ... Wills.html
http://www.pets.ca/cats/tips/tip-87-cat ... he-my-cat/

Image
User avatar
Invisusira
Moderator
 
Posts: 5848
Joined: Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:23 pm
Location: alt-tabbed

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Heil » Tue Mar 08, 2011 9:39 am

This is my fav
Image
Name's Panda, G. D. Panda.
User avatar
Heil
 
Posts: 350
Joined: Sun May 02, 2010 8:13 am
Location: Villa Park, IL

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Kelaan » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:09 am

mew wrote:Now here is a picture of an ocelot, I guess.


I believe you meant

Image
? :)
User avatar
Kelaan
 
Posts: 2551
Joined: Thu Jan 03, 2008 12:01 pm


Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby Fivelives » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:41 am

I was allergic to cats when I was a kid, so we never had any in the house. When I got out of the military, I stayed with family for a few weeks while I found a job/etc.

There were 10 cats in the house. Litterbox was changed daily and disinfected twice a week (generally just plain replaced once a month as well), and the house was kept scrupulously clean. When I say scrupulously, I mean "dusts the underside of the tables" clean.

Yeah, OCD. Anyway, I digress.

Cats have a scent, just like everything else. It builds up, just like with anything else. Bathing removes said scent. 2+2=Kat.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat_communication#Scent
http://vetmedicine.about.com/cs/behavio ... 51303b.htm
- I'm not Jesus, but I can turn water into Kool-Aid.
- A Sergeant in motion outranks an officer who doesn't know what the hell is going on.
- A demolitions specialist at a flat run outranks everybody.
User avatar
Fivelives
 
Posts: 2801
Joined: Sat Feb 16, 2008 7:55 pm

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Klaudandus » Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:11 am

Hipster Ariel rocks, which brings us to
Image

My fave hipster is still hitler tho

Image
The Element of Forum Hyperbole
Image
---
Flüttershy - Draenei Protection Paladin, Aerie Peak
Klaudandus - BE Protection Paladin, Feathermoon (Semi-retired)
User avatar
Klaudandus
 
Posts: 9473
Joined: Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:08 am
Location: Texas' Armpit

Re: Daily LOLCats :: The OFFICIAL sticky.

Postby katraya » Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:37 pm

Image
Image
User avatar
katraya
Maintankadonor
 
Posts: 1824
Joined: Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:45 am

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Invisusira » Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:55 pm

Image
User avatar
Invisusira
Moderator
 
Posts: 5848
Joined: Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:23 pm
Location: alt-tabbed

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Lightbeard » Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:19 pm

Image

My new favorite gif.
Image
User avatar
Lightbeard
 
Posts: 4602
Joined: Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:03 pm

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Melathys » Tue Mar 08, 2011 9:21 pm

Image
Image
User avatar
Melathys
 
Posts: 1299
Joined: Sun Sep 23, 2007 1:08 pm

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Klaudandus » Tue Mar 08, 2011 9:52 pm

Image
The Element of Forum Hyperbole
Image
---
Flüttershy - Draenei Protection Paladin, Aerie Peak
Klaudandus - BE Protection Paladin, Feathermoon (Semi-retired)
User avatar
Klaudandus
 
Posts: 9473
Joined: Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:08 am
Location: Texas' Armpit

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Zobel » Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:49 pm

Image
User avatar
Zobel
 
Posts: 359
Joined: Wed Dec 19, 2007 6:31 pm

Re: Random Picture Post

Postby Snake-Aes » Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:45 am

That's interfaces for you. I'm more fond of Gnome's system for it, though. You select the text and click with the middle button somewhere: Anything selected is copied and pasted over where you clicked.
Image
I am not allowed to seduce the abyssal's lunar mate.
User avatar
Snake-Aes
Maintankadonor
 
Posts: 10131
Joined: Thu Nov 01, 2007 3:15 am
Location: Thorns

PreviousNext

Return to Arkham Asylum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 1 guest

Who is online

In total there are 2 users online :: 1 registered, 0 hidden and 1 guest (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)
Most users ever online was 380 on Tue Oct 14, 2008 6:28 pm

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 1 guest