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I'm a germaphobe and a botanist and I was wondering if there were any pets for people afraid of bodily waste.
I just want to love something.
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Get a cat and teach it to use the toilet
>Imagine being a germaphobe and getting an animal that have no problem jumping up on your kitchen counters or dinner table and stepping all over your food prep and eating areas with paws that were all over your floors
Only gets worse from there if it using a latter box it digs in and worse still of the cat goes outside
Pic related might look cute till you remember that ok f it's anus isn't pressed right against your table then it's only a mere millimeters away
>just get the least sanitary pet
why are catfags likes this?
They suggest cats in every single "what kind of pet should I get if...?" Threads I've ever seen regardless, even if a cat is clearly at the bottom of the list such as this thread
is that the same compulsion that drives them to try and give you cats all the time?

Thinking about getting one of these. What should I know? I've owned a husky before but want something a bit bigger
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Just be prepared to be cleaning up lots of dog hair. They shed like crazy.
For goodness sake boys, read the filename. OP is asking about malamutes.
>I've owned a husky before
In what way, what duration, how did it go?
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I want an Alaskan Malamute, the only issue is that I've got a dog allergy. It's been getting better over the years, but I'm wondering if there's treatment to get over it. I love adult malamutes and their babies are very cute.
Sure you like how they look, but will you like actually taking care of one? Most people don't realize the lifestyle changes they will need to make and the money they need to put into the maintenance of the dog.

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Welcome to /plant/, the happy green place on this blue board, where growers, gardeners and horticulturists share their love for things that grow.
Newbies and amateurs are very welcome, and we’ll always try to answer your questions.

>Flora of the World
>Plant ID Sites
>Pests and Diseases
>Thousands of Botanical Illustrations
>Cacti and Succulents

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echinopsis subdenudata
>echinopsis subdenudata
I fuckin love ya anon. Thanks
it's only 4 square feet and there's a bunch of hornwort in there
Kind of looks like horse weed
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thats nice, now buy me an euphorbia abdelkuri

Why do people discriminate against African-American cats? They are stereotyped in bad ways
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Some people like and prefer black cats. I've never had bad luck with black cats, if anything I have bob barker godly luck when one crosses my path. Most women I've met have had at least one black cat at some point in their life and they've been good
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I for one am rather fond of them.
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I live with my mother and I hate the fact she doesn't like beatiful black cats.
It’s colorism, simple as that. You’d think that people would’ve gotten over such silly hang ups by the twenty first century, but bigotry against black cats is still alive and well. #BLACKCATSMATTER

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Food & Nutrition

Outside Enrichment

Behavioral problems

Kitten care

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When I got my cat fixed, I told the vet she also had a UTI. When I picked her up post-surgery, I was given pain medication and antibiotics. When asked what the antibiotics were for, I was told they were for both the post-surgery care AND the UTI.

I was only given enough of the antibiotic to last 3 days though. Does that sound right? Im starting to think they forgot I mentioned the UTI at all because she still chooses to piss in boxes/on paper/on shirts that miss the hamper
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Help me, anons. I am trying to train my cat to walk on a leash. For that I am taking him to a relatively peaceful but still frequented park where you can hear birds and other people walking around. It is, however, terrifying for the cat.
He is 7 months old. I will post some webms of my experience. Basically, he shakes profusely in fear and refuses to leave his transportation bag. It gets to a point in which he will even refuse food, something he has never ever done.
Does anyone have advice regarding this? Is it normal behavior for kittens? Will he get better if I keep insisting on bringing him outdoors?
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Oh I apologize for the videos being upside down. 4chan has a problem with iPhone's pictures and videos.
At the second day, I unmounted his transportation bag so as to force him to go outside. He kept meowing and doing some very timid moving around, then eventually locked up in my lap, shaking in fear thorough the entire process.
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Finally, I started walking around the park with the cat in my lap, and bringing it close to some plants or trees. It would smell the trees and even try to eat the plants, but somehow simultaneously maintain the state of shock and fear. At some point it wanted to climb down to a bush, then it remained hidden under it. That ended the second day.
Any tips for the third day onward? Or will my cat never enjoy outdoors? I am doing this for him, not for me. If he does not enjoy it, I don't see the benefit.
Took my kitten to his neuter appointment today, got a call a few hours later that he passed away during the surgery. Fuck man, I think this is the worst I’ve felt in my life. Rest In Peace, little guy.

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Before asking questions in this thread, do a bit of searching online to see if it has been answered already.
Make sure you give us at least some details when asking a question, such as:/aq/ - Aquarium General - Susswasert

>Tank size (include dimensions, not just volume)
>Parameters (ammonia, nitrate, nitrite, pH, GH, KH)
>Any and all inhabitants + how long you've had them
>Pictures are always helpful

Tank Cycling:

Articles and Care Guides:

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I've done two separate weeks a bacterial infection medicine and my barbs are still flashing. Normal parameters, weekly water changes, etc. There's nothing visibly wrong with them, they just keep flashing for no reason.
Nothing. Biofilm and algae is good.
doesn't look like algae to me, more like some kind of lichen
plus the tank isn't new, it is almost a year old
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My Gourami has this pink patch right after the eye and the first dorsal fin is like in fin rot, is this a bacteri?

I quarintened and i'm using sea salt and ant-bac + indian almond to cure.

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Look at my rabbit bunny :D
he cute
very nice, plz take good care of him!

What does a dog breed say about its owner?
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Must be a breed thing because he doesn't really care for too much usual play too.
It is a breed a thing. While they love to be with their master, they dont live to please their master like say, a Retriever or Lab. This, combined with their hight intelligence, means they get bored of simple games like fetch really easy. Ive found that mixing fetch up with keep-a-way really helps.
kill yourself.
He better not being saying shit about me, or else.
What does having a Malamute say about someone?

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Is this real
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Yogi... easy on the picnic baskets
I agree with this person. That obese creature is quite humorous.
Is this a real picture? If so I need to see more of this bear.

>The Short Nosed Bear. Scientists speculate these delayed human migration into North America because they hunted us in the Bering Strait.
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Bears have an almost embarrassing-sized penis.
My ancestor :)
Jews would be trying to tell us that they are homo sapiens and exactly the same as us.
Caveman hands typed this post

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reject modernity
embrace monke
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maybe yours
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Pongo > Chimp
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humans are more similar to rats than to other great apes
Only those of us who take the apepill are worthy to share the title of great ape with our Simian brothers
Nice grills

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They expect everyone to bend over to cater to their nutritionally deficient diets and they militantly try to force on others. Worse, they even feed their carnivore pets and infants with this garbage - who often die.

They also reject animal products, luddites the lot of them. At least animal made products degrade, whereas the plastic garbage they try to replace them with, will pollute this planet for hundreds of years. So moronic!!!!

Vegetarians I can understand, maybe they just don't like meat, or it doesn't agree with their digestion. It's fine. At least they're still able to eat healthily and don't sanctimoniously preach to everyone about their diet.

Fuck vegans, honestly
Wow, and they say an apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Wrong board, subhuman
>The parents are also facing child neglect charges after two of their other children, ages 3 and 5, were found to be “severely underweight,” according to a police affidavit filed in court. One of the children reportedly had decaying teeth that had to be surgically removed. Both were extremely short and underweight, and neither of them was enrolled in school, police said. The O’Learys had been feeding their four children a diet of raw fruits and vegetables, according to police reports
nooooo veganbros this can't be happening
We've had this thread a million times before. It always boils down to you cherrypicking the most idiotic vegans in the world and then claiming they're all like that because you think they're trying to take your precious meat away. Because you've fallen for the (((American Beef Council))) bullshittery and now associate eating meat with your entire masculinity. The animal products you consume are so deeply ingrained into your personality now that you feel threatened by any change that might make your chosen food products even slightly more difficult to obtain.
I agree, rhat vegan couple is retarded. Now quit fetishizing your hatred for a community you've clearly have zero direct communication with.
>wow ur a butthurt vegan
Wrong and painfully predictable. I'm a big fat fuck who just chowed down on three Taco Bell burritos. I'm just sick of this Facebook-tier manchild horsecrap. We've been through it so many times I can practically read your shallow fucking mind.

Stop posting shitty news blog articles and quit jerking your limp, impotent dick off about how cool you are for hating some smelly hippies. It just makes you look like everyone's least favorite uncle, that one who only exists to whine about Obama at family gatherings. Seriously, cut it out.

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>A cruel woman was filmed squirting Tabasco sauce into a tiny dog's eyes as it writhed in pain while her friends giggled.

The horrific footage was shared online and showed her holding the little dog in one had and a bottle of the hot chilli sauce in the other.

She gestures the bottle of sauce towards the dog's face before the animal is seen whimpering and frantically rubbing its face into the bed. As the dog grows more distressed, it desperately hits its face with his paws.

It's believed those recording the sickening incident are Spanish, although it is not known where exactly the clip was filmed. Social media users reacted with horror at the footage, with one calling the woman a "cruel beast". Another, Valeria Matilda, said:
>"You are a truly heartless person. You should suffer as this innocent soul is doing."

Mireya Lozano said:
>"What the hell do you see as fun here? If they do it to her, would she see this as fun?"

The video has been viewed thousands of times online and has been shared over 10,000 times.
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I'd imagine she'd change her mind about liking hot sauce after her next shit
I'd say the same but I dont think she'd have the brain power to put the two together. Sweet dog but not too bright.
what if I need to kill an animal to eat it?
My family did this when I was a kid but we used black pepper. They never dug holes by the fence again.
Quit posting "news" articles here, we aren't /v/.

Then make it quick. Not sure why that part's so hard for some people to wrap their heads around.

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Drop any and all zoology related memes you have or you lose testicle rights
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Why do some people say zoo-ology instead of zoe-olgy
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Fuck you carbon life form piece of shit. If it weren't for silicon based life forms you wouldn't even have where to stand on your own planet, you wouldn't even have internet or a computer on wich you would make this thread.

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