Catfight

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Who do you think would win a catfight between

AdvaitaJ's cat
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68%
Annabel's cat
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32%
 
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Catfight

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:43 am

AdvaitaJ's cat
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versus

Annabel's cat
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Who would win and why?

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Re: Catfight

Postby Lazy_eye » Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:53 am

I picked AdvaitaJ's cat. That squint. That dare to mess with me pose. Looks like a tough customer.

Based on the picture, I'd say Annabel's is all meow and no bite. Sweet-tempered. :heart:

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Re: Catfight

Postby Tex » Fri Feb 06, 2009 1:32 am

AdvaitaJ's cat, no question.

Look at him, facing his fear of water and smiling meanly while he does it. That cat is Maximus reborn.
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Re: Catfight

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:40 am

AdvaitaJ's cat you can tell he is hatching a plan of revenge for the git who threw him in the water!
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Re: Catfight

Postby Annapurna » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:47 am

Lazy_eye wrote:
Based on the picture, I'd say Annabel's is all meow and no bite. Sweet-tempered. :heart:


Yep. She is just yawning... :heart:

If she would win a cat fight, then in the way Buddha tamed Angulimala... :bow:

Nice topic. :smile:
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Re: Catfight

Postby genkaku » Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:52 am

I agree -- nice topic! But I will admit I was expecting different participants ... you know... scantily-clad ... maybe in a pit of mud or Jell-O or something. :)

Since I am allergic to all cats, it hardly seems fair to vote for one participant over the other. So instead of voting, I'll fall back on New Age pablum ... everyone's a winner; everyone's a loser.

What a wuss!

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Re: Catfight

Postby Annapurna » Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:12 pm

New Age is pretty good sometimes. :smile:
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Re: Catfight

Postby Element » Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:51 pm

For me, definitely Annabel's cat. It looks female whereas the other cat looks male. As the saying goes: "No greater fury...."

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Re: Catfight

Postby Aloka » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:05 am

Neither will win, after a few brief hisses they'll become great friends and purr away into the sunset.

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Re: Catfight

Postby Element » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:17 am

Dazzlebling wrote:Neither will win, after a few brief hisses they'll become great friends and purr away into the sunset.

What do you think about the cat fight below Dazzlebling? Do you think they will ever get over it? Do you think some 'Buddhists' are too serious? :lol:

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Re: Catfight

Postby Aloka » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:27 am

You are very naughty Element! Nice dollies by the way, but not sure about the top one's lip-liner! Ha ha ha!

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Re: Catfight

Postby AdvaitaJ » Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:16 am

Retro,

Thanks for the post. :clap: On behalf of "Maximus", I'd just like to say this thread gave me my best laugh all week. :rofl:

I've noted that my cat is a trifle unusual for these purposes, but he's such a perfect avatar -- he's in no real danger but he is so obviously suffering on so many levels...

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Re: Catfight

Postby AdvaitaJ » Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:18 am

Annabel wrote:New Age is pretty good sometimes. :smile:

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Re: Catfight

Postby Annapurna » Sat Feb 07, 2009 7:11 am

Dazzlebling wrote:Neither will win, after a few brief hisses they'll become great friends and purr away into the sunset.

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:heart:

And conspire against the human can opener and impose all their irresistible little meows and fluffy tenderness on him so that he will lie flat on the floor, with both cats purring away on him, licking his face and hands, until he vows to donate the content of his fridge to them until the end of all times.

What a way to live..... :twisted:
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Re: Catfight

Postby tiltbillings » Sat Feb 07, 2009 7:24 am

And they will then probaly pee in the corner or on a shoe.
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Re: Catfight

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Feb 07, 2009 8:34 am

Annabel wrote:
Dazzlebling wrote:Neither will win, after a few brief hisses they'll become great friends and purr away into the sunset.

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:heart:

And conspire against the human can opener and impose all their irresistible little meows and fluffy tenderness on him so that he will lie flat on the floor, with both cats purring away on him, licking his face and hands, until he vows to donate the content of his fridge to them until the end of all times.

What a way to live..... :twisted:


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Re: Catfight

Postby Placid-pool » Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:02 am

If you put both pictures together with Anabel's cat on the left it looks like she is hurling abuse at him and he is flattened by the power of her invective!


Both lovely cats though - Maximus looks like my old TT - big ginger bruiser who did night shifts as babysitter for the kittens of wild mother cats while they went out hunting ........ ahhhhhhhhh softie!

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Re: Catfight

Postby Annapurna » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:12 pm

:rofl:

:twothumbsup:

Here both are shown going to a masked ball as :quote: Yin And Yang. :quote:

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Re: Catfight

Postby Placid-pool » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:46 pm

:jumping: :jumping: :jumping:

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Re: Catfight

Postby Aloka » Sat Feb 07, 2009 4:24 pm

Ahhhhhhhhhh! :clap:


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