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  1. Subscriber Brother Edwin
    7 edits
    31 Dec '09 00:48
    Do cats really love us? Or are they only nice when they want food?

    Thow to be fair the same could be said for any sentinent being on this earth.
  2. Standard member expuddlepirate
    Exaulted high possum
    31 Dec '09 01:02
    Originally posted by Brother Edwin
    Do cats really love us? Or are they only nice when they want food?

    Thow to be fair the same could be said for any sentinent being on this earth.
    It is the purpose of human kind to serve cats. Mine veiw feeding as a sign of respect and affection in return for my being worthy of their periodic attention
  3. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's only business
    31 Dec '09 01:04
    Yes. I think love evolved when mammals did.
  4. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    31 Dec '09 01:49
    When I was in my early teens we had 25 cats in our house. 16 of them loved me. The others loved my sisters.
  5. 31 Dec '09 01:53
    Originally posted by FMF
    When I was in my early teens we had 25 cats in our house. 16 of them loved me. The others loved my sisters.
    I wish I had that much p**sy in my house when I was a teen.
  6. 31 Dec '09 04:58
    Originally posted by Brother Edwin
    Do cats really love us? Or are they only nice when they want food?

    Thow to be fair the same could be said for any sentinent being on this earth.
    Its like my pappy always said, "A dog will look up to ya, and a cat will look down on ya, but a pig will look you square in the eye!!"

    I will leave it to you to determine its meaning.
  7. Subscriber Brother Edwin
    7 edits
    02 Jan '10 13:53
    i like turtles.
  8. 02 Jan '10 14:07
    Originally posted by FMF
    When I was in my early teens we had 25 cats in our house. 16 of them loved me. The others loved my sisters.
    I bet your school blazer "hummed" a bit !
  9. Standard member expuddlepirate
    Exaulted high possum
    03 Jan '10 06:10
    All kidding aside, I think cats can and do like people. Unlike dogs who have a "group mentality" rooted deep in their DNA, a cat can be part of a clowder or a loner. I think they choose to be with us, unlike the dog who is driven to be part of a group and we become part of his/her pack. Save for lions and in a limited sense cheetahs, almost all other members of the cat family live solitary lives. Do the Love us, like us or just put up with us for mutual good, who knows. I for one think they love us in their own way but not our way.
  10. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    03 Jan '10 07:26
    Define love.

    Cats are not needy in the way dogs are. Cats walk by themselves, can mostly survive without human assistance, and would not choose to be around us simply for food. Cats have found a symbiotic relationship with their humans, they will make their humans happy, they will accept gifts from their humans, but it's a marriage of free will on both sides.
  11. 03 Jan '10 07:39
    do we really love cats?

    yes, when properly spiced.

    http://neil.franklin.ch/Usenet/alt.ascii-art/20000109_Cooking_With_John

    (lessons on preparing Cat Tamales, with ASCII ART!!!! )
  12. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    03 Jan '10 08:19
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    Define love.
    For many it is a fleeting feeling during and immediately after the vinegar strokes.
  13. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    04 Jan '10 05:26
    Humans cooking cats? Old news ...

    Now cats cooking humans? That would be worth reading ......
  14. Standard member expuddlepirate
    Exaulted high possum
    04 Jan '10 05:59
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    Humans cooking cats? Old news ...

    Now cats cooking humans? That would be worth reading ......
    Cats eat humans raw in my country.