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Mortgages and eating Cats after the Economic Collapse
Ferfal Blog Spot ^ | 3/26/14 | Ferfal

Posted on 03/26/2014 3:45:17 PM PDT by Kartographer

The word got around that cat didn’t taste that bad and in a matter of weeks you just couldn’t find any more stray cats when just a few months earlier they were all over the city. In the country, kids with slingshots and air rifles would go bird hunting so as to bring something home to throw in the pot.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Food
KEYWORDS: prepparedness; preppers

1 posted on 03/26/2014 3:45:18 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Preppers’ PING!!


2 posted on 03/26/2014 3:45:33 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

It worked in “Book of Eli”.

here kitty kitty


3 posted on 03/26/2014 3:53:21 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: TurboZamboni

So many cats so few recipes.


4 posted on 03/26/2014 3:57:46 PM PDT by riverrunner
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To: Kartographer

Along with more recent meltdowns, the Paris Commune is a great cautionary tale (and guide to expedient rations).


5 posted on 03/26/2014 3:58:53 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Kartographer

Great article.


6 posted on 03/26/2014 3:58:54 PM PDT by verga (Poor spiritual health is often manifested with poor physical health.)
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To: riverrunner

Cats in the kettle at the Peking Moon...


7 posted on 03/26/2014 3:59:45 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: Kartographer


8 posted on 03/26/2014 4:01:50 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

That’s just wrong... LOL...


9 posted on 03/26/2014 4:03:03 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: Kartographer

Does it make you feel warm all over in a similar way to eating dog?


10 posted on 03/26/2014 4:04:14 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: JoeProBono

An open-cat-face sandwich!


11 posted on 03/26/2014 4:04:58 PM PDT by PLMerite
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To: Kartographer

I wonder if Obongo has any good”Dog Recipes”he’d like to spread around?


12 posted on 03/26/2014 4:07:04 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Kartographer
My late Dad told me about shooting pigeons off the telephone wire with a shotgun for his family's supper during the Great Depression. "The good thing about a telephone wire," he said, "is that it lines them up." He forgot to mention how the telephone company felt about it.
13 posted on 03/26/2014 4:07:09 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Kartographer; blam; Marcella; JRandomFreeper; Lazamataz; null and void

14 posted on 03/26/2014 4:09:06 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Kartographer

Tastes like chicken.


15 posted on 03/26/2014 4:12:48 PM PDT by webheart (Watch out for the bots! They will disagree with you!)
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To: riverrunner

http://catrecipes.com/


16 posted on 03/26/2014 4:13:34 PM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: Kartographer

17 posted on 03/26/2014 4:14:07 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Kartographer

Do not click this link.
http://catrecipes.com/pekingmoon.html


18 posted on 03/26/2014 4:15:39 PM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: Kartographer

I used to know a woman, a Japanese war bride, who was still very upset (decades later) about the sudden disappearance of her pet dog when she was a child. Seems the Korean family next door was a little hungry....


19 posted on 03/26/2014 4:15:53 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: Kartographer
There is a computer game called "Dwarf Fortress" that is fairly popular. The graphics are a throwback to old DOS-era ASCII games, but the gameplay is a very complex sandbox-type game where you start with a few settlers and limited supplies in a wilderness location and have to choose from different survival strategies.

So, you can try to farm, hunt, fish, raise your usual domestic animals, or try to mine and build valuable crafts that you can trade for food when caravans come along. However, some enterprising players discovered a trick: cats were very cheap to bring along as starting pets for your settlers, and if you brought at least one male and one female, they would breed like crazy, and you could easily confine them to a safe place in your fortress, unlike the game animals and fish wandering in the dangerous outdoors. You could also butcher cats and get meat, hides, bones, and all the products you would from wild animals, plus your dwarves wouldn't care about eating catmeat, as long as you didn't kill their personal cat.

So it's now one of the "winning strategies" in the game to just bring some cats with and breed them for your food needs, freeing you up to spend time worrying about the other aspects of survival. There's even fan-art depicting the "cat butchering" strategy:


20 posted on 03/26/2014 4:15:58 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Kartographer

Must be a slow news day.


21 posted on 03/26/2014 4:16:21 PM PDT by Vinylly (?)
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To: Kartographer

I will eat my liberal neighbors before I eat cats and dogs.


22 posted on 03/26/2014 4:18:44 PM PDT by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: Kartographer

23 posted on 03/26/2014 4:19:22 PM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Kartographer
Mortgages and eating Cats after the Economic Collapse


24 posted on 03/26/2014 4:20:08 PM PDT by RichInOC (An erect Bill Clinton has no conscience.)
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To: TurboZamboni

General Tso’s kitten


25 posted on 03/26/2014 4:24:49 PM PDT by guyfromjrz (fresh breath, it speaks for itself.)
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To: Kartographer

I once ran across a recipe card with a collection of cat recipes; one was “Kit an’ Canary Casserole”.


26 posted on 03/26/2014 4:25:44 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Kartographer

Poor kitty.


27 posted on 03/26/2014 4:28:36 PM PDT by steerpike100
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To: guyfromjrz
"101 Ways to Wok a Dog Cat"
28 posted on 03/26/2014 4:34:45 PM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian ( I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: Kartographer

29 posted on 03/26/2014 4:42:08 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: right way right

You might as well eat poison.


30 posted on 03/26/2014 4:45:50 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Kartographer

If I had a pond I’d like to find a good recipe for swan before the interwebs go down. :)


31 posted on 03/26/2014 4:51:39 PM PDT by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I’m not sure what you are referring to. Would you be willing to amplify your remarks? How is the Paris Commune a cautionary tale?


32 posted on 03/26/2014 4:57:51 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: JouleZ

I’ve found the condor recipe works great for swan.


33 posted on 03/26/2014 5:02:06 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Kartographer; JRandomFreeper; Old Sarge; greeneyes; sockmonkey; All

I have had a compulsion the past few days to stock up on boxed Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. Cheese will be difficult to have in a SHTF situation and the powdered cheese in Kraft IS cheese and tastes like cheese. But, even more than that, I saw a bunch of recipes a couple of days ago using Kraft Macaroni and Cheese with other foods in it making it a more tasty dish. I keep thinking about that, copied some of those recipes and next time I go to grocery, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is going in my basket. I have a few boxes and that is not enough.

If Kroger has their own brand of that, it will likely be cheaper and I’ll get their brand. Plus, I always pick up some kind of canned meat every trip. I’ll have canned veggies, dehydrated veggies to add to that or hopefully have some fresh veggies out of my garden to add to it.

Boxes of macaroni and cheese, here I come - now, don’t all of you go to grocery and buy it all before I get there. AND, don’t tell me cheese in the box isn’t great quality cheese - I DON’T CARE, IT IS CHEESE and that is PASTA in there and it is FOOD and will be better food with veggies and/or meat in it.

AND IT DOESN’T HAVE CAT OR DOG OR RAT IN IT. How much would a box of macaroni and cheese be worth in these countries where people can’t get food?


34 posted on 03/26/2014 5:06:07 PM PDT by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today.))
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To: webheart

Cat. The other white meat.


35 posted on 03/26/2014 5:23:49 PM PDT by spudville
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To: driftdiver

You Roc!


36 posted on 03/26/2014 6:33:41 PM PDT by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: Kartographer

Heck, where I live, the deer are more plentiful than cats. I could hunt them with a claw hammer. Food in one hand and hammer in the other. When they start eating, WHACK and off to the side of the house.


37 posted on 03/26/2014 6:36:32 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: TEXOKIE

Of the perils of being in a urban area when all the outside support is cut off.


38 posted on 03/26/2014 6:58:50 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Kartographer

Cat. It’s what’s for dinner.


39 posted on 03/26/2014 7:36:27 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Guns SAVE Lives! www.VCDL.org)
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To: Kartographer

my animals will eat before I do, and they will be protected.

Just sayin’.


40 posted on 03/26/2014 8:19:53 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Ahhh! OK Thanks.


41 posted on 03/26/2014 8:53:34 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: Kartographer
Here Are The States That Are Most Likely To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse
42 posted on 03/26/2014 9:40:20 PM PDT by blam
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To: riverrunner
I have recipes.

/johnny

43 posted on 03/27/2014 9:10:11 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Marcella
I like those other “macaroni mixes” too. Linguine with broccoli and white cheese sauce, shell macaroni with herbs etc. Under 1$ pouches solve another storage problem too.

NO cats eaten! Lots of canned chicken and tuna available. I have never eaten one of the small Hormel meat meals but they have been recommended too.( might be microwave?)

44 posted on 03/27/2014 4:51:45 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: Shadowstrike

I think I love you!

Well said. Extra food and well rotated here!


45 posted on 03/27/2014 4:53:31 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: 3D-JOY

“I like those other “macaroni mixes” too. Linguine with broccoli and white cheese sauce, shell macaroni with herbs etc. Under 1$ pouches solve another storage problem too.”

Yes, those are good for one or two people, and cheap and don’t take much storage room. I need to get more of those. Thanks for the reminder.


46 posted on 03/27/2014 4:57:38 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Marcella

Our Country Mart has their brand at $1/3 boxes. They also have sales of 4 boxes for a buck. I pick up some of those now and then, I have a whole bunch of recipes that I can use for those.

During the lean years we used to eat these a lot. Now we don’t use them so much, but they do give you a quick meal with lots of carb satisfaction if not so much nutritional.
Adding a little meat, tomatoes, and fresh veggies makes a nice filling meal with better nutrition than simply eating the mac and cheese. So I keep some stocked.


47 posted on 03/28/2014 1:28:10 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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