Show us your pets

Discussion in 'About the Members' started by darksidZz, Mar 24, 2017.

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Do you have a pet?

Poll closed Apr 23, 2017.
  1. No

    14.3%
  2. Yes

    57.1%
  3. Maybe

    14.3%
  4. Unsure

    14.3%
  1. darksidZz Valued Senior Member

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    Post photos of all your lovely pets here. I'll do some later

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  3. darksidZz Valued Senior Member

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  5. Oystein Registered Senior Member

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    I'm unsure whether or not I have a pet. Does a mean grizzly bear-like mother-in-law count?
     
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  7. Michael 345 Valued Senior Member

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    Do you put out bowls of food and water for her?

    Is there a low level trampoline bed in the laundry next to a litter tray?

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  8. Michael 345 Valued Senior Member

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  9. Fraggle Rocker Staff Member

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    The definition of a "pet" is a non-human animal that is treated--at least to the extent practical and possible--like a member of the family.

    Since your mother-in-law is (presumably) 100% human, she cannot be counted as a family pet. I'm sure you have come up with other nicknames for her over the years.
     
  10. Fraggle Rocker Staff Member

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    We have two cats and a dog. When I was younger and still living with my previous wife, we had seven dogs, three cats, and several kinds of parrots. We also had a black-headed grosbeak who had fallen out of her nest. She survived the fall but suffered some injuries. She could fly around slowly inside the house like a diesel helicopter.
     
  11. sideshowbob Sorry, wrong number. Valued Senior Member

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    I have a bird feeder. Do fifty million sparrows count as pets?
     
  12. Beer w/Straw Transcendental Ignorance! Valued Senior Member

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    I have a cat that was originally a stray.

    First I named her 'Kitty.' Then I called her 'Stupid cat.' Now I call her 'Fuck Off Cat!' I swear she deliberately tries to trip me up.
     
  13. Michael 345 Valued Senior Member

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    Only if you have individual names for them all

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  14. sideshowbob Sorry, wrong number. Valued Senior Member

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    Most of them are named George. It's a common name among English sparrows and elm trees.
     
  15. Michael 345 Valued Senior Member

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    It's also one of my names

    Guess I always knew I was common

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  16. sideshowbob Sorry, wrong number. Valued Senior Member

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    So if you're walking down a tree-lined street with the birds singing and somebody says, "Hi, George," don't assume they're talking to you.
     
  17. Michael 345 Valued Senior Member

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    I'll remember that

    Not sure if the birds here are sparrows but they do look like them

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