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AHHHHH I WANNA FUCKING KILL MY CAT. SHES IN HEAT AND ITS SOOOOO FUCKING ANNOYING.
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>>2920182
>not fixing the cat
You wanted this.
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>>2920199
she's reached 6 months, when they first start getting their heat
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>>2920182
>>2920202
https://youtu.be/hNahG4DEr7k
This is how you handle cats in heat. Don't fix your girl; there's no need as long as you keep her indoors all the time.
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>>2920182
Cats are completely replaceable, go for it
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>>2920182
you are fucking lucky that she isn't a dog cause if she it will be like the walking dead dogs who wants to fuck your pet edition
find a way or some shit like this guy is doing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bcoe-2jisE

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Making a formal general edition. Feel free to share and discuss anything bird related here, whether it be about pet birds or wild birds.

It is very effective to tame and train pet birds using clicker training:
https://hari.ca/avian-care/behavior-training/clicker-training-parrot-modify-behavior/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z-yiDIjn2s

Feed your pet birds a varied diet, not just on seed mix, or else their lifespan may be cut short.

>DIY bird cages
https://www.beautyofbirds.com/buildingacage.html

>Bird ID
https://www.allaboutbirds.org

>Bird Discord

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>>2920204
What about open flames in well-vented area?
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>>2920231
Should be fine as long as you don't have retard birds who fly close to open flames.
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>>2920213
>you can train bird to poo on demand in trashcan, or even in the loo.
is this something even a budgie can be trained to do?
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>>2920238
Maybe.
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>>2919664
Anyone have any idea how old this bird is? About 3 weeks ago I looked after him for a few days after his mother lost him at night. This is him 3 weeks ago.

Happy New Yearling Edition
Last year's thread >>2893756
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Are ponies just smashed and slammed horses?
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What are the pibbles of horses
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>>2919718
Horse muzzles look like so much fun and I don't know why. But I was always told it pisses a horse off if you fuck with his/her muzzle.
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>>2920291
I play with horse muzzles the same way you might play with a dog, kidna pokin' different sides while they try to get you with the lips or maybe even the tongue. The horses that engage and play along seem to like it.
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Is it possible at all to play with horses?

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>>2919247
Fat shithead
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Humans have needs. The baby seals have it. It's just nature.
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>>2919247
club it to death
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who even was the first person to think of clubbing baby seals anyway

Discuss anything aquarium related here, including inhabitants, decor and issues.
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:

>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

Links:

Tank Cycling:
>http://www.firsttankguide.net/cycle.php
>https://modestfish.com/how-to-cycle-your-aquarium/


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>>2914992
Mocked up both ideas anyway
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>>2920002

Adding minor unrelated input: put a small plastic or glass cup in a little hole between the plants. Try to find the "dead zone" of water circulation with it. The mulm will collect in the cup making it super easy to siphon off.

When I had to take care of some needy bitches in a larger aquarium I just sank a few shot glasses in between the plants and it worked out pretty well. All the shit and detritus were super easy to clean and the water was always pristine.
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>>2913424
I have an endler that keeps chasing a larger swordtail, pretty sure they are both male. Is this normal social behavior or bullying? Kinda new to these type of fish
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>>2919918
>dying betta
Ever wonder why they're ALL dying when you go in a Walmart?
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Jesus christ, look at these videos. Perfect chronicle of a retarded idea and how it progresses

"My Saltwater Pond" - Dated: April 25th. Yes, it's exactly the stupid thing it sounds like
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye0gQfcseqk

"May 23, 2016" - Less than a month later, update on the status of the pond and it's inhabitants
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKKgWEzS4PU

"June 7, 2016" - Another update, now it's a koi pond, except it's a shallow pond full of blue dye with no real shade from Texan sun and no where for the koi to hide from predators
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OEUnQcw8z0

Have you ever seen anything worse than this? More fucking money than sense

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This is is the invertebrate general. If you have any questions about invertebrates, want to look into owning one or more, or want to simply discuss them, this is the thread to do so, whether its

new /invert/ discord server: https://discord.gg/hs5TWxh

old thread: >>2876981

>Tarantulas and other spiders
>Myriapods
>Mollusks
>Crustaceans
>Insects
>Or anything without a backbone

Feel free to post it.


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>>2918285
Where are you from? Most US websites I see that carry H. pulchripes are either out of stock or a few hundred dollars for a sling. M. balfouri I’ve seen at shows (Maryland) and online for a fraction of that cost.
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>>2919741
I've found that yes. I own a Lampropelma nigerrimum and a Stromatopelma calceatum, both under 3" so juveniles, and they are both very calm. Which is a little bit terrifying given how uncontrollable both are known to be.

All of my NW's are insanely calm
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>>2919872
I'm in Massachusetts. The expo retailer I used is arachnoiden and they don't seem to have M. balfouri in stock. Looking at the only other place I know that sells Ts in state has M. balfouri for about $50 instead of $80 for the H. pulchripes at arachnoiden. So maybe I was seeing a lot of over priced M. balfouri. Still, I've seen H. pulchripes at every expo I've gone to, so I'm sticking with pricey but not really hard to find.
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>>2919965
Lucky you man. Although, it’s worth mentioning that I haven’t been to an expo on the first day, although that’ll change this weekend
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>>2906216
I would just give them some pinkies next time, if what you gave it was just a white mouse

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Dog General #37

Old Thread: >>2903317

Dog food review site - https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com

Puppy guide - http://drsfostersmith.com/pic/article.cfm?articleid=1449

Discord link goes to /an/cord's dog hub:
https://discord.gg/3xGbBG2

>What should I feed my dog?
>What breed of dog should I get?
>How do I train my dog?
>Rate my dog!

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>>2918868
>don't neglect dog
>got lost 3 times in NYC
How??
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A handful of times, I've seen my dog (unknown mix because rescue) reach into his bowl with his paw and scoop out his food. This isn't a regular thing but why does he do this? We give him dry food btw
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>>2919493
(You)
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What happens if my dog eats steak?
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>>2920322
He has a full belly to be rubbed

would a rat survive a drop from a four story building? having an argument with my uncle and he thinks it will but im pretty damn sure it would just splat and die

thanks
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>>2919461
I guess he did it to see If he would have survived
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https://youtu.be/rkXVpY13JBU?t=12s
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>>2919347
Rats killed our medieval cousins
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>>2920318
why was silesia unaffected?
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>>2920320
Good question, ask /his/

Can we have a human thread to appreciate how cool and awesome these guys have the potential to be?
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>>2920078
Interesting bois
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>>2917033
>humas are not part of the animal kingdom.
>we are one race, the human race.

anti-science.
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>>2917783
They sure as hell do kill steal and commit genocide though.
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>>2917035
teratomas freak me the fuck out
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Dancers and gymnats always are impressive to me, it's cool how they can move their bodies in such controlled, coordinated ways
https://youtu.be/4ic7RNS4Dfo

Military grade killing machine
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>>2919951
The sad part is, as much as I love pitbulls, I realize that the breed itself is in so much trouble that this guy more than likely did a good thing.

What it comes down to in dog breeding is breeding for certain traits. A good breeder selects intelligence, loyalty, obedience, protective instinct when choosing which pups will go on to continue to breed or be sterilized (neutered/spayed.) Some dogs may even end up needing to be put down if they show such traits as the berserk you have commonly associated with pitbulls.

The reason why the flip out pitbull is the stereotype is because these dogs are no longer in the hands of the conscientious breeder, but in the hands of low intelligence, low empathy people who are raising these dogs to be fight dogs, killer attack dogs and the like. The bloodlines are so diluted with such undesirable traits, that I would almost go so far as to say that the majority of pitbulls you see today aren't worth breeding.

I've been raised around pitbulls ( and their breeders) my entire life, and there are some who I've been taught that should not and would not in our household, get the chance to pass on their genes. However there are a few, whose bloodlines we have kept working at for our lifetimes, that have passed muster and are breeding truly fantastic, loyal dogs, who have literally thrown themselves at armed men for us. Now granted, many other breeds accomplish this as well, and we could just have likely more easily bred German Shepards or Dobies (and llikely far more profitable, but we enjoy the aesthetics and sheer loyalty that comes from the pitbull.

TLDR: Pitbull as a breed is in serious trouble due to irresponsible spreading of poor bloodlines. Culling at this point may be the answer.
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>>2919997
I agree
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>>2919997
>The reason why the flip out pitbull is the stereotype is because these dogs are no longer in the hands of the conscientious breeder, but in the hands of low intelligence, low empathy people who are raising these dogs to be fight dogs, killer attack dogs and the like.
Nigga wtf, literally the first pitbulls were totally fighting dogs, and those were the best and most powerful pitbulls of all time.
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>>2919997
If you can call dog fighters "conscientious"
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>>2919940
pitbulls are nice dogs and dont need training. they only attack dogs or people if they have been abused. just show them love and they will show love back. it is that simple.

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>>2920168
>hadrosaurs wouldn't survive in modern day, they have no defence against predators!

Also the 'best support animal' video.
Why the fuck are elephants above horses? Why the fuck did he put octopuses in there?
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>>2920245
how are coyotes not lower than wolves?
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>>2920279
It would be like a housecat tackling a cow. I don’t think he realized the size of hadrosaurs. The support video is just him subverting expectations for the sake of subverting expectations. That said, I don’t hate him, I just wish he would do more research or admit to being wrong.
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>>2920280
Which one was completely wiped out in the Lower 48? And which one has increased its range in the last 200 years?
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Vet ranch


Imagine being a plant, now imagine being an edible plant: that must suck, being the lowest in the foodchain.
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>>2919576
How do we reduce our numbers to restore the balance?
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>>2919576
you're asking why people don't want mass death?
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>>2919576
Look up "pathological altruism". Altruism is one of those traits that is pleasant in moderation, but some people go full retard about it.
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>>2920257
There is no balance. Nature is not balanced and never will be. There is always chaos, changes, and fluctuation. This fantasy that humans have about nature being marvelously balanced, and all of the animals help each other out to keep it forever balanced, is so embarrassing.

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Why do they believe that torturing the animal makes the meat taste good? Does dog meat even taste good? Considering a lot of these are street dogs aren't they just eating garbage since dogs can't really hunt naturally? And don't they know stress just makes meat worse?
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>>2920147
A Muslim? But they're not food!
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>>2919936
ironic that you post hitler when a literal nazi helped set up a nanking safety zone to house civilians during the invasion
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I'm chinese, never eaten a dog in my life, and considering converting to veganism soon.
no one really believes in the "cook the animal live for it to taste better" other than the chinese equivalent of village uptown rednecks.
but whatever. i can understand why so many people hate chinese lol. we are very obnoxious after all.
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Tfw even 4chan thinks these people are degenerates
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>>2918530
don't be racist

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Post your cats, /an/
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>>2914704
he's mia but he was a good boy : (
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She likes the wind
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>>2919015
Why did you post a picture of Ron Pearlman?
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He loooooonng


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