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Old 04-13-22, 03:14 PM
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Hereís grumpy tugging my wifeís heart strings..
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Old 04-15-22, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Germany_chris

Hereís grumpy tugging my wifeís heart strings..
oh that's a framer!
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
oh that's a framer!
Whatís a framer?

I googled it and got nothing
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Old 04-15-22, 01:44 PM
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I googled it to check and found a bunch of stuff I didn't know, or want to know.
Wild guess: something worth framing and hanging on the wall.
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Old 04-15-22, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Aardwolf
I googled it to check and found a bunch of stuff I didn't know, or want to know.
Wild guess: something worth framing and hanging on the wall.
Exactly that. A framer is a picture worth framing.
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Old 04-15-22, 07:29 PM
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We had to put our 4 year old cat down last summer, herniated diaphragm which was most likely a congenital problem. Our dog Izzy seemed depressed afterward. A few months later my daughter brought home a new cat, Blossom, and now the cat and dog are best buddies. Found out later that around 20% of orange cats are female.



Izzy and Blossom taking their afternoon nap.
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Originally Posted by RichSPK

Exactly that...a framer is a picture worth framing.
IMHO, this one has "framer" quality in spades:



Of course, considering the subject, it was next to impossible to take a bad photo of her! Been gone a whole year now, and I still miss her...

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Old 04-16-22, 02:11 AM
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Originally Posted by KenCT

We had to put our 4 year old cat down last summer, herniated diaphragm which was most likely a congenital problem. Our dog Izzy seemed depressed afterward. A few months later my daughter brought home a new cat, Blossom, and now the cat and dog are best buddies. Found out later that around 20% of orange cats are female.


Izzy and Blossom taking their afternoon nap.
What a lovely orange tabby! And you're right, the majority of orange tabbies are male, thereby making the females something special. Sorry for your loss last summer, but I bet you'll have a lot of wonderful years to look forward to with Blossom

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Originally Posted by Germany_chris
Whatís a framer? I googled it and got nothing
oh sorry, that expression means, the photo is so very good, it is worthy of being printed, framed & hung on a wall. well done you!
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Old 04-16-22, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
IMHO, this one has "framer" quality in spades:



Of course, considering the subject, it was next to impossible to take a bad photo of her! Been gone a whole year now, and I still miss her...

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Oh yeah! Great angle, framing, lighting, and model!
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Mango and Pumpkin are 10 years old! (...ish... we don't know their actual birth date since they were born to couple feral barn cats.)
They were socialized with other cats so they weren't skittish when we picked them up and, with one exception, they have been indoors all their lives. The exception is when we were remodeling our kitchen and Pumpkin escaped. He stayed outside for 10 days before I could trap him and bring him back inside. Aside for a slight case of fleas, he was none the worse for wear.
They have been our constant companions while the years have passed. Aside from weight issues (Mango is 22 pounds) they have been healthy throughout.










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^^^^ More orange tabbies for the win

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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
^^^^ More orange tabbies for the win

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I have always wanted a big fluffy orange tabbie, I grew up a couple miles from where Garfield's creator lives and my mother went to school with him. We've had 14 cats through our house in the past decade and not a singe one was orange.
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Old 04-18-22, 11:25 PM
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some great stuff there

Originally Posted by Jeff Wills
Mango and Pumpkin are 10 years old! (...ish... we don't know their actual birth date since they were born to couple feral barn cats.)
They were socialized with other cats so they weren't skittish when we picked them up and, with one exception, they have been indoors all their lives. The exception is when we were remodeling our kitchen and Pumpkin escaped. He stayed outside for 10 days before I could trap him and bring him back inside. Aside for a slight case of fleas, he was none the worse for wear.
They have been our constant companions while the years have passed. Aside from weight issues (Mango is 22 pounds) they have been healthy throughout.










Thank you,
Reminds me of the cats I loved over many years.
I still talk to the cats in the hoods I ride in.
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A few years back the neighbours cat adopted me

It used to follow me as I walked to the local shops, it would stop at the end of the road and wait for me to return.
They moved away eventually and I'm still interviewing replacements (cats not neighbours).







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Originally Posted by Aardwolf
A few years back the neighbours cat adopted me

It used to follow me as I walked to the local shops, it would stop at the end of the road and wait for me to return.
They moved away eventually and I'm still interviewing replacements (cats not neighbours).






I wonder what was on it's collar?
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I'm fairly sure that would be it's name and address in case it went on a night out and got lost.
Or it could be some emergency catnip for hot dates.
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The thing on the collar is a specially machined, custom component from Chris King. It is purple anodized but comes in a rainbow of colors. Being aluminum it is resistant from potential corrosion associated with drinking out of a bowl. Also, it is lightweight and easy to maintain.
Other than that, I haven't a clue.
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In all seriousness, thanks to everyone who has participated in this thread. As a lifelong cat lover it really warms my heart. These animals are so worthy of our love and our care and it is cool that we can share them with our bike friends.


Brothers. Sadly the gray and white one, Alfie, has left us. He was well loved and greatly missed. Ozzie, the gray striped beauty is my buddy.

The 3rd brother who resides with my eldest daughter and my son-in-law. Boomer is still going strong and still mischievous.
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that train is about to run out of track

oops! looks like there has already been a mishap

no wonder the red signal light is lit

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In all seriousness, thanks to everyone who has participated in this thread. As a lifelong cat lover it really warms my heart. These animals are so worthy of our love and our care and it is cool that we can share them with our bike friends.
They are not pets. They are mobile, self-cleaning, house accoutrements. No place is home without a feline in residence.
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That's a very furry sandwich!
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