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We need a state cat

Postby freia1 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:55 pm

Did you know that the state of Wisconsin has a state bug, state cow, state badger, state fish, state bird, and even a state dog, but no state cat. See the link there - http://www.wisconsin.gov/state/core/wisconsin_state_symbols.html
I mean I totally understand the badger and cow, but come on a dog?? So if there is a state dog, why not a state cat. To that effect, Doyle's office got this letter from me:

Dear Governor Doyle:
I would like to bring to your attention the lack of feline representation in the State Symbols. If we have a state insect, a state dog, a state bird, a state cow, why not a state cat. The cat has helped Wisconsin farmers in battling the rodent overpopulation and has protected our crops, as well as prevented the spread of various rodent-borne diseases. I propose that the state cat be a working cat, not a pure-bred. Perhaps, we can have a contest for the best cat and a $20 entry fee can fill the state coffers with money that can then be used to offset the furlough I have to take as a State Worker. I am submitting a picture of Buddy (http://jeffinnakari.weebly.com/cat-pictures.html an orange tabby, who in my opinion would be a great state cat.


Any other cat freaks out there who think we need a state cat? :P
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby fennel » Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:49 pm

I'm down with that. But I'd advocate for a polydactyl cat. They do better in deep snow.
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby peripat » Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:30 pm

A jellico cat would look nice in the snow
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby Huckleby » Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:28 pm

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This would be a G-r-r-r-eat choice
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby LLUrbanUnderachiever » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:32 pm

meh.

/not a cat person
//didn't have anything nice to say; still said it
///achooooo
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby Violet_Skye » Sat Jul 25, 2009 2:07 am

peripat wrote:A jellico cat would look nice in the snow


It's Jellicle. (I haz one.) kthxbai.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jellicle_cats
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby Bwis53 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:28 am

Feral Cat?
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby white_rabbit » Sat Jul 25, 2009 1:56 pm

When you say WIS-CON-sin, you've said it all...

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...can we put it on our flag?
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby mrak » Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:30 pm

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Re: We need a state cat

Postby Henry Vilas » Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:43 pm

It doesn't work. Substitute a Wisconsin beer for Bud, then maybe.
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby white_rabbit » Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:49 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:It doesn't work. Substitute a Wisconsin beer for Bud, then maybe.


Yes, but but...Bud stole the Wisconsin band theme song...or vice-versa...
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby minnow » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:23 pm

A feral cat would work, but the damn coyotes are killing them all. There have been reports of at least 5 cats disappearing in our area and coyote tracks all over the place. We just lost 2 this week and they were home bodies. In every night. And we don't have Hamms bear anymore either.
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby white_rabbit » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:26 pm

Obviously we need more cougars to take care of the coyotes. And I'm not talking about the kind of cougars that frequent The Dry Bean Saloon.
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby holyghost » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:55 pm

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I nominate the holstein cat. And while we're at it, the holstein rabbit...
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Re: We need a state cat

Postby white_rabbit » Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:08 pm

Cat on rabbit sex is hot.

As a rabbit, I know these things....purrrrrrr.....
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