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It’s currently snowing and these tracks showed up on a park I was taking a walk in, I would like to know what animal makes this particular print, thanks.
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Dandelion
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>>2948121
That's my footprint. See you soon OP.
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rabbit
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>>2948121
nigger
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>>2948121
squirrel

>>2948352
no, rabbit prints are different

Anons if you could be an animal which one and why ill start (no humans nyanderthals homo erectus etc.)
>be me bombardier beetle
>chillin.mp4
>see movement
>decide to investigate
>blindasfuck.jpeg
>fucking mantis fag attacks me
>little does he know
YOU'LL NEVER SEE IT COMIN YOU'LL SEE THAT MY MIND IS TOO FAST FOR EYES
>proceed to drop fucking bug nagasaki on his eyes
>deleted.wav
link of my feats
https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-iry-fullyhosted_003&hsimp=yhs-fullyhosted_003&hspart=iry&p=bombardier+beetle+burns+mantis#id=51&vid=83c994f6e758a2562858299a54fb029b&
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>>2942573
A lobster
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>>2942573

Some sort of bird.
>Can fly high
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An Ebola variant that propagates through every species but only reacts to pitbull genes.
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>>2944977
What the fuck
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>>2942573
Sloth lifestyle seems based, do nothing but eat leaves, shit, mate, and sleep 20 hours a day. Pretty much my lifestyle except the mating.

>you will never the joy of soft feathers fluffing up as your pet nuzzles beneath your chin
>your pet will never emit happy coos from its cage as you go to sleep nearby
>you will never watch your pet grow up and develop its own unique personality
>your pet will die just as you’re getting attached
And most of all
>your pet will ALWAYS be constrained to the earth, never able to fly through the air as it pleases

Post your kitties
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>>2947930
cobra didnt have a chance.
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I adopted this old girl, and I have a question about cat poop!

By the standards set from past cats I've cared for (all younger), her BMs are just mostly normal, what you expect. but consistently, since I adopted her in January, I notice a muddy clay "deposit" in the same corner of her litter box each time I clean it. I don't know if it's all from one BM or she just adds to it, but it can be a decent corner clump when I'm cleaning it.

she has always done this, and I got no indication from the shelter that she was unhealthy or had dietary problems. her behavior seems good and happy, she sleeps a lot but because she is old I imagine. she is very active and happy seeming. should I worry about this?

This is the Cat general. Discussion of domestic and wild felines belongs here.

Join the cat conversation at /an/cord's cat section.
https://discord.gg/3xGbBG2

Old thread: >>2922379

Food & Nutrition
>http://catinfo.org/docs/Feeding%20Your%20Cat%20-%204%20pages%2011-13.pdf
>http://consciouscat.net/2012/03/22/the-best-food-for-your-cat/

Outside Enrichment
>https://catiospaces.com/
>http://www.adventurecats.org/backcountry-basics/train-your-cat-to-walk-on-a-leash/
Behavioral problems

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>>2946500
With some luck your 'old' one still is active enough to keep up with the kitten but if it doesn't you'll have to deal with an annoyed adult cat and an hyperactive kitten for one or two years.
2 years isn't that old at all so I'd try it, with older cats many people get two kittens in that situation.

>>2946875
Yes, the neighbours and friends cats I know of that died a death of old age all were between 17 and 20 years old. Looks like he had a great life, too.
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>>2947912
Thanks for the heads up on cosequin. I'll definitely give it a shot. The fluid I've been giving her seems to have improved her affect considerably, though I'm a little worried I'm going to hurt her by going too far in the opposite direction. I'd like to try using lactated ringers instead of isotonic saline, but it's more expensive and I'm not sure if it's safe for cats. I wish there were a more thorough resource on comparing human and cat biologies -- I know what to do to help humans, but I don't want to use that knowledge on her blindly.
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>>2939049
When I worked for a vet, tapeworms weren't taken care of with the same deworming as others. Took a separate pill, get that done asap. Yes hunger would be a thing from these disgusting worms ... they are sucking up the nutrients from anything she eats. Again, get it taken care of asap.

Are you having any flea issues at all (depending on where you are its still too cold for them to be super active), cause they can transmit tapeworms as well if I recall. Hopefully this is an inside only cat so as long as she's not catching mice or eaten alive by fleas, the one treatment should get rid of these things for good.
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>>2947803
Why are we still here? Just to suffer?
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>>2947897
What the fuck

As the title says, there is a termite plague rn and i just want to sleep but this a-holes don't let me f*cking sleep and its late at night here. Wat do?
Pic is the termite kind. I also live in the country side so exterminator are not a plausible option.

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What does /an/ think about canary bird seed as a bearded dragon substrate?
Yes that is a real dolphin skull
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didnt mean to post twice im a fuckwit

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Should breeders require licenses?
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>>2948093
what do you think a pedigree paper is if not a license to breed a dog?

ultimately it's the registry that's responsible for which dogs are bred more than the breeder. A breeder's pups could at any time fail to meet breed requirements and not be accepted by the registry.
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>>2948093
No, fuck this.
Also fuck CITES. I want to trade niggers without getting permits to export-import them.
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>>2948109
you are mud spelled backwards
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>>2948093
Depending on the animal, I think so. By requiring licenses you'd cut down on bullshit like dog farms that treat their animals like shit.

With rats and mice and reptiles? Probably not.

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Do you consider decapitating unwanted newborn puppies as animal cruelty? Decapitation is quick and clean, there is no suffering involved.
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>>2947960
Consciousness after decapitation has been recorded to last up to around 20-30 seconds. Though I'm not sure if they still feel pain, I imagine they would from the sliced nerves
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I have done this before with stray kittens whose skinny malnourished mother just left them in a drain near my house. Too many stray cats and endless hundreds of thousands of unwanted kittens born.
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vets i know, if they're not "important" species, will pull heads off baby birds if they're brought into the clinic
>yes we can make sure these are looked after
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>>2947965

While there may be activity in the brann, you would go unconcious within 3-4 seconds withouy blood and oxygen supply to da brain
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Fuck off, Ralph.

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Don't ever eat your chickens. They are the most based pet animal and love to be held.
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>>2945618
>How to differentiate pet from food?
It's actually really easy:
Pets are animals that are useful while alive and/or it's just no worth feeding them just to eat their meat later.
Food is literally everything else.
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My family used to raise chickens on 40 acres. There were so many eggs we would go gather them and chuck them into a pond everyday.

soon the pond was full of snapping turtles eating the eggs. a few season of this and the turtles were coming out of the pond hunting chickens

we tried to eat the turtles but their meat is repulsive

in the end we drained the pond and got pigs to eat the eggs
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>>2941562
Let me guess you didn't fight back or ran and now the rooster knows he can harass you. Literally just punt the cunt.
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>>2945618
I'd eat all of them if they were tasty enough

>cat
>dog
>cat
>dog
>cat
>dog
>dog
and then
>rabbit
>horse
>cow
>chicken

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>>2941414
I miss my chickens everyday and I wish I kept them instead of getting a dog.

Why does /an/ hate animals so much?
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>>2947899
What makes you think that?
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>>2947899
Depends on animal
no-cheezburger.webm
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t. seething pitmommy
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>>2947899
>manga shadman
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>>2947899
Sneed

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>This guy comes up and demands that you rebuild your house so your cat can be 2 meters into the air at any given time
wat do
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>>2947036
THAT'S BRIAN MICHAEL TO YOU, MOTHERFUCKER.
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>>2947740
He is noble
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>>2946596
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>>2948068
rexxit
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>>2947740

he looks like the reincarnation of an Austrian royal

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Complete newfaggot reporting.

My family is getting a new dog.

What is important to look for?

What type of dog is best for a family? The best Lovability::Easy-Maintanence ratio? That is if the absolute #1 easiest isn't lovable at all, and the absolute #1 most lovable is also the most difficult, how do I avoid both those pitfalls?

Also, what should I consider when naming it?
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>>2944011
Just sty away from anything mixed with a bull breed or a miniture, look for something thats majority lab if you want to be safe.
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"Street mutts" are the most healthy from my anecdotal experience (not surprising, everything with health issues would be wiped fast). But they are not that trainable and have much higher breeding drive or whatever its called.
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Retrievers are cliche for a reason
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>>2944622
This, their personalities can be all over the place but after getting them checked on the vet and raising them more or less properly they're great.
t. Picked one of my doggos from a gas station and the other from a road in the middle of nowhere.
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if your going to get a specific breed of dog, go to whatever breed rescue your looking for and get an adult dog

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I have a few marimo moss balls, some java fern, and other aquatic plants in a glass bowl that's exactly like this. I also have a few red cherry shrimp, an a fuck ton of (pond?) snails inside the bowl that came from the plants.

I have to move it from my parents house to my apartment that's 10 hours away by car. I'll be driving there this week. How the fuck do I move this without killing everything or spilling it? There's no top to it. I really don't wanna spill it because there's no telling what kind of nasty stuff is in it between the snails and the worms from the soil. I remember when I started it in the summer I saw so many little worms crawling all over the interior of the glass. Does anyone have any advice for this sort of thing? I know I probably should have invested in an actual normal sized traditionally shaped aquarium tank. I'm planning on doing that in my apartment using this bowl I already have going.
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>>2946425
Transfer everything in a plastic bag with water
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>>2946425
Move any cool animals you like into a jar with more than 50% air. Drain the water until there's like an inch or less of water left, cover plants and substrate with seran wrap (try to mold it to the ground and shape of the plants) so it doesn't move. Now you can move. Also open up the jar like every hour and mix up the water vigorously with your fingers to aerate just to n make sure.
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>>2946440
>>2946838
can't i just like wrap the top in saran wrap or something easier?
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>>2947955
It will most likely spill out
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>>2947955
How about don’t be a lazy fuck?

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mah behh mah behh vveh
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>>2944509
>mah behh mah behh vveh
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAEEUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU
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show me a more aesthetic ruminant.
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>>2946953
I think that's actually a moose but whatever. It has antlers and it tastes good medium-rare, so close enough.
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