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Old 06-14-2013, 02:22 PM   #26051
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That's pretty assinine when you can live trap them, question them, find out what feral gang they are associated with, eat a fish sandwich in front of them, then relocate them in a concentration barn.
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The only thing I would have done different...

I would have first made sure no kids were around to see. Even I'd that means boxing them up and driving a mile down the road.

And I would've saved my ammo.

I have the exact same opinion. Animals are animals. That is all. Back in the day, if your barn cat had a litter you didn't want and couldn't get rid of, you'd just tie them in a sack and toss them in a river. I'm not saying that's the right way to go about it, but a man tried to have me charged with attempted MURDER yesterday after his goat stole my goat jerky.

Have we really become so soft that we'll try to take legal action over killing kittens in an efficient humane manner, and over a goat eating goat?

Hell, he probably saved the taxpayers a thousand bucks on them all.

I don't really have a problem with throwing a sack full of kittens into the river. But I would never do that myself. I also would never tell anyone if I did. There are way too many low-cost or no-cost options available out there to do it that way. Shooting kittens is not "safe and humane", it is dangerous and messy. I am not in favor of taking legal action over it, just giving the guy a douchebag award. And for anything the cop "saved" he has now cost that municipality tenfold in publicity and legal costs due to his actions.

As to you getting your jerky lifted by a goat, you deserved it. You failed to maintain situational awareness. That damned goat could have taken a bite outta your junk! But threatening a murder charge? That is monumentally moronic.

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In a study interviewing people that died, drowning is the most peaceful.

I'm sure that would apply to cats, too.
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In a study interviewing people that died, drowning is the most peaceful.

I'm sure that would apply to cats, too.
(Curious as to how these interviews with dead people were conducted)
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(Curious as to how these interviews with dead people were conducted)
You r quick! I have no links, but I remember reading about it years ago. They did a study of people that were clinically dead, and were brought back. People that had drowned said once you got past the initial shock of breathing in water, it was quite peaceful.
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As to you getting your jerky lifted by a goat, you deserved it. You failed to maintain situational awareness. That damned goat could have taken a bite outta your junk! But threatening a murder charge? That is monumentally moronic.
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Really, many, if not most, herbivore livestock will not eat their own kind. They can tell by the smell if food has byproducts from their own species. Horses are an example: some dog foods were made with horse meat before our processing plants got shut down by the bleeding heart inhumane liberal ass holes. (Notice the cost of dog food has risen in the past few years? Didn't think it was honest market inflation did ya?)

Anyway, you can't force feed a horse any dog food that has horse meat in it. Period, they will not do it. Now, there are some sick bastards out there who put their dogs (an obvious carnivore) on a vegetarian diet (against nature), and some foods that have fish as the only meat. Horses WILL eat these (not healthy for them though), but they won't eat it if it has horse meat.

I really did not foresee a cannibal goat being a threat to my baggie of jerky, due to previous knowledge of other animals.

But now I know.
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It's about 90-100 degrees all day here. It usually gets back down into the 70s at night.
Thats it?? Its been about 105 -110 here....
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Thats it?? Its been about 105 -110 here....
Heat index has been 110 and a little higher.

Give some of y'all an idea of the humidity here, it's currently only 86 and the heat index is 100. The high is 94.

Just looked it up. Humidity is 60% right now. It gets worse.

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Heat index has been 110 and a little higher.

Give some of y'all an idea of the humidity here, it's currently only 86 and the heat index is 100. The high is 94.

Just looked it up. Humidity is 60% right now. It gets worse.
Its been about 30 percent here... Thats pretty high, most of the year its in the single digits....
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Cats are pretty much the opposite of bears in my emotional lexicon.

I'm not gonna kill a kitten unless it is suffering to the point of death being a gratifying release. I have come close to killing an adult cat in a rage, but I put on my big boy pants and handled it like an adult (had it reclaimed by owner's brother). I would sooner kill a person than a cat and would have no regrets in avenging one of my pet cats by taking the life of a human. It is also my firm belief that my cat saved my life.

I try to remember all the good the cats have done our species over the centuries and all of the plagues they have probably prevented with their bloodthirsty vermin killing. What would have happened to the Jewish people if Egyptian cats hadn't policed the vermin after the pharaoh's grain stores? What about all the ships that brought most of our ancestors to this great land; what miserable rat dens would they have been without cats? Ever wonder how the Black Plague got so bad? http://www.redicecreations.com/article.php?id=11435 http://www.touregypt.net/egypt-info/magazine-mag04012001-magf1.htm

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In a study interviewing people that died, drowning is the most peaceful.

I'm sure that would apply to cats, too.
I have come very close a few times (two on the same river) and it wasn't bad. Of course, I can hold my breath until I pass out pretty easily and I like the water, fresh water anyway.

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...I really did not foresee a cannibal goat being a threat to my baggie of jerky, due to previous knowledge of other animals.

But now I know.
Goats are a uniquely annoying species. My sister had some as pets for a while. Eventually, pretty much everybody who visited her offered to kill them for her.
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Guilty as charged
Really, many, if not most, herbivore livestock will not eat their own kind. They can tell by the smell if food has byproducts from their own species. Horses are an example: some dog foods were made with horse meat before our processing plants got shut down by the bleeding heart inhumane liberal ass holes. (Notice the cost of dog food has risen in the past few years? Didn't think it was honest market inflation did ya?)

Anyway, you can't force feed a horse any dog food that has horse meat in it. Period, they will not do it. Now, there are some sick bastards out there who put their dogs (an obvious carnivore) on a vegetarian diet (against nature), and some foods that have fish as the only meat. Horses WILL eat these (not healthy for them though), but they won't eat it if it has horse meat.

I really did not foresee a cannibal goat being a threat to my baggie of jerky, due to previous knowledge of other animals.

But now I know.
i will hand it to you buddy, you are a brave muther to eat goat jerky,,,I am the farthest thing from picky but damn isn't it greasy?
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