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Jan 24th 2012 10:57AM I took one of my cats to a different vet for a tooth problem -- Siamese are known for bad teeth -- when my vet was all booked up. While examining the cat, the vet's assistant exclaimed (rather rehearsed sounding), "Oh, I just saw a flea jump off the cat!" Then the vet looked through her fur and said, "Oh, yes, I see flea dirt, evidence of fleas." I looked at the cat myself and said, "I don't see any spots." The vet and his assistant assured me they were there. It's quite easy to see fleas and/or flea dirt on a light-colored cat. I've had cats for years and years. I know what flea infestation looks like. My cat hadn't been scratching or licking themselves incessantly. There were no fleas. The vet then tried to sell me hundreds of dollars of flea treatments (I had 6 cats at the time). I wasn't being hoodwinked. I was born at night, but it sure wasn't last night. I'll wait for my vet to have an opening from now on.
Oct 14th 2011 10:55AM Many people would never take in an animal with a disability. It is daunting to them. I had a blind cat for years. He took a bit more work in the beginning, but he eventually adjusted to my home and was such a joy to be around. God bless you Jamie, for taking in Jack.
Sep 26th 2011 11:10AM I don't need all those shelves. My cats jump from the bay window to the grand piano or from the floor to the bookcase (where they walk along or lounge on). They stretch out on the basement steps or the stairs to the second floor, and you have to climb over them to get up or down the stairs (why should they move?). Any house is made for cats. They'll just adopt what's in it for their pleasure. My house legally belongs to me, but my cats graciously allow me to share it with them.
Sep 10th 2011 9:26AM Omigosh! Our cat Keefer John does the same thing!
Jul 4th 2011 7:41AM Sae your old newspapers and use them to clean the windows. I spray the windows with glass cleaner, but you can use a cleaner of your choice. The carbon in the newspaper print makes the glass shine. Newspaper works better -- and is much cheaper -- than paper towels.
Jun 30th 2011 12:31PM The make-over was nicely done. The woman was cute before the make-over, and she's still cute after the make-over. She just doesn't have the face that most people would call "beautiful." Sohpia Loren was considered "beautiful." Elizabeth Taylor was considered "beautiful." Hardly anyone would call these two women "cute." Many other women are cute, attractive, pretty, good-looking, whatever else you want to use. But "beautiful" is reserved for only a precious few women. Of course, that opinion is only mine.
Jun 23rd 2011 9:32AM This pilot may not be exactly anti-gay. He seems to be just expressing that the hiring of gay men as flight attendants instead of single, heterosexual women cuts down the size of his dating pool. What's frightening is that this man who is holding the lives of hundreds of people in his hands day after day seems more interested in his dating life than in flying his airplane. He sounds like a first-class cry baby. No wonder he has no luck with women.
Jun 14th 2011 9:38AM Jane, some women just can't grow their hair past a certain length. It's in the hair's genetic makeup to last only a certain amount of time before it falls out and is replaced by a new hair, so the hair can only grow to a certain length in that amount of time. That's the reason some women use hair extensions. Others use them to get a long look without having to wait until their own hair grows (or while they are waiting for their own hair to grow). If put in correctly and maintained correctly, hair extensions do NOT pull out your own hair. And no, there's nothing wrong with wanting to look good. Not every woman (or man) is blessed with perfect looks. Everyone can use some improvement. And kudos to those who do something about it.
Jun 3rd 2011 11:10AM Of course, this article is all conjecture, educated guesses and drawn conclusions. We don't know how the social system worked with prehistoric man because we have no proof. What primates do isn't necessarily what prehistoric humans did. What we do know from discovery of prehistoric sites is that man enjoyed telling stories about their lives and adventures by drawing on cave walls. We can extrapolate a certain amount of information from that, but anything beyond the obvious is obviously only conjecture. It would be interesting indeed to know more for certain, but we just can't.
May 31st 2011 11:33AM To those who claim this child is well-loved,
Turning your child into a genderless guinea pig for a social experiment does not show love. There are better ways to accomplish what the parents want to accomplish rather than doing this injustice to the child. Shame on these wacky parents.