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#221124 - 05/26/15 04:01 PM Three Mondeuse, three Mondeuse, see how they taste  
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“Perhaps we need to reappraise our laissez-faire attitude to domestic cats and be more proactive in trying to contain the burgeoning feral population.”
James Parry; Britain’s Burgeoning Feral Cats; The Independent (London, UK); Oct 25, 2012.


The thought reminded me of four kittens, left for dead, that my son and husband saved. They were less than a month old and it was still winter. It was decided to help them survive. They are great mousers now. My son has a picture of Calcifur eating his decapited mouse. Poor mouse. Anyway, it reminded me of Better Off Dead and the French dinner.






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#221125 - 05/26/15 04:10 PM Re: Three Mondeuse, three Mondeuse, see how they taste [Re: May]  
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Cats: require them to be licensed and neutered like dogs.


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#221126 - 05/26/15 04:15 PM Re: Three Mondeuse, three Mondeuse, see how they taste [Re: May]  
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#221127 - 05/26/15 04:19 PM Re: Three Mondeuse, three Mondeuse, see how they taste [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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I agree. I did not want 4 cats. I do not want more cats.

#221128 - 05/26/15 04:27 PM Re: Three Mondeuse, three Mondeuse, see how they taste [Re: May]  
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At least they are mousers doing some good, not just sitting
on widow sills as one passes by, grossly fat, doing nothing.


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#221166 - 05/30/15 04:21 PM Re: Three Mondeuse, three Mondeuse, see how they taste [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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Your sentiment doesn't resonate with me. A play on Laisser (lazier). Okay, good. It's been a catty week, I've seen a meowtain of cartoons and comics on the subject of cats.

I'm not fit for fun right now, so, I suppose your sentiment does resonate...sort of.

On a more technical note. I'm not sure one can "do" nothing. Are you telling me I "am" nothing? Something from nothing. Maybe.

cheers.

#221167 - 05/30/15 04:42 PM Re: Three Mondeuse, three Mondeuse, see how they taste [Re: May]  
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sorry


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#221177 - 05/31/15 03:54 AM Re: Sweet idleness [Re: May]  
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Originally Posted By: May
On a more technical note. I'm not sure one can "do" nothing. Are you telling me I "am" nothing? Something from nothing. Maybe.

Dolce far niente, as the Italians say...

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this too shall pass
doing nothing, illustrated..

#221262 - 06/10/15 04:00 AM Re: Sweet idleness [Re: May]  
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Luke, no sorry necessary on my part. Sorry for my odd train of thought.

Busy, busy, busy...could go for some dolce far niente atm.

best wishes to all


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