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    No way to treat a cat

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    I knew the Iranian regime was cruel, but now they've sunk to a new low. They plan to fire a cat into space:

    Iran 'plans to send cat into space' - Telegraph

    If he comes down in a civilised country, I hope he gets asylum.

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    It's nothing new; we used Monkies, as did the Soviets. Dogs, too, in the latter's case.


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    The first dog sent up... wasn't it just left up in space to die?
    DD born August 2012
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    Goal: Short term, get below 200 and get pregnant. Long term, get to 120-130
    Mini goal, get in to a size 12.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LisaLS View Post
    The first dog sent up... wasn't it just left up in space to die?
    Laika - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    They didn't have the technology for re-entry yet.
    Journal on depression/anxiety
    Currently trying to figure out WTF to eat (for IBS-C).

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    I thought this was going to be about how pet owners hate the idea of their animals being beasts, and do lots of unnatural things to them to render them sad little accessories with animal silhouettes.
    "Ah, those endless forests, and their horror-haunted gloom! For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life. For I was the prey of all manner of fierce life that dwelt in the forest, and it was in ecstasies of fear that I fled before the hunting monsters."

    Jack london, "Before Adam"

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    This cat here finds that disturbing

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