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Pet Tales: These cats can drive you crazy.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, tec ^ | Saturday, February 26, 2012 | Linda Wilson Fuoco

Posted on 02/26/2012 11:46:29 AM PST by dickmc

Waffle and Tirzah are two cats that really know how to make a dramatic entrance into a crowded room. Heads turned. Jaws dropped. Conversations stopped, except for one woman who said, "Oh my God! Oh my God!"

Waffle, a black-and-white tuxedo cat, arrived at the Steel City Kitties cat show behind the wheel of a purple child-sized battery-operated car. His sister Tirzah, a tortoiseshell-and-white cat, lounged regally atop a fluffy white cushion in a two-wheeled cart pulled by the little car.

(Excerpt) Read more at post-gazette.com ...


TOPICS: Hobbies; Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: car; cat; pittsburgh; remote

For the rest of the article go here. There is also a pretty good high resolution video there. The amazing thing to me is how well they are leash trained ...and... how laid back the cats are when in, or on, anything moving!

The cats have their own site here which opens to a cat driving video set to the tune "Everybody wants to be a cat"

Also on that site under 'Kitty Clips' is a short video of two local outdoor Christmas parades plus visiting Sanatc Claus in a local mall. (Click: 259 - 2011 Christmas Parades ...and Santa)

1 posted on 02/26/2012 11:46:33 AM PST by dickmc
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To: dickmc

Baloney. Everyone knows cats can’t drive a manual transmission.


2 posted on 02/26/2012 11:56:03 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

Dual horns.....nice touch.....let’s everyone know they’re coming.


3 posted on 02/26/2012 11:56:57 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

What the heck does a cat need headlights for? I thought they could see in the dark.


4 posted on 02/26/2012 12:13:45 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

“What kind of car is that?”

“I think it’s a Catillac.”


5 posted on 02/26/2012 12:14:49 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

“Where’s that gecko now? I could use a little lizard lunch.”


6 posted on 02/26/2012 12:16:36 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

He may have nine lives, but if he gets in front of me again doing 25 in a 70 zone, he’ll be down to eight.


7 posted on 02/26/2012 12:18:50 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

Only pussies drive battery-operated cars.


8 posted on 02/26/2012 12:20:02 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

Look at his eyes. He’s high on catnip! Where’s a police dog when you need one? This could be a catastrophe!


9 posted on 02/26/2012 12:23:51 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

Everybody’s sayin’ that there’s nobody meaner
Than the little black kitty from Pasadena!
He drives real fast
And he drives real hard
He’s the terror of the mouses out in the yard!
He’s the little black kitty from Pasadena!


10 posted on 02/26/2012 12:26:39 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

The antlers on the car are a nice touch. Feline redneck ... I like.


11 posted on 02/26/2012 12:28:39 PM PST by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies ... plan it.)
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To: dickmc

“I’m racin’ a greyhound for pinks. Put your money on the old Purple Pussycat. I’ve got nitrous.”


12 posted on 02/26/2012 12:28:59 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dickmc

“Oh great.....a speed trap......maybe if I hack up a furball he’ll let me go.”


13 posted on 02/26/2012 12:30:49 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Slings and Arrows

Kitty ping...


14 posted on 02/26/2012 12:50:00 PM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: dickmc

I’ll take these two any day. You want crazy? I’ll give you crazy. I’ve got five cats. Last night they told me they didn’t want to be called ‘’cats’’ anymore. From now on they said they wanted to be known as ‘’Canine-Americans’’. Jeesh!


15 posted on 02/26/2012 1:37:02 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: dickmc

Typo, stupid me. They said ‘’Feline-Americans’’. Now I’m really in for it!!


16 posted on 02/26/2012 1:38:44 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Twotone; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; asgardshill; ...

17 posted on 02/26/2012 2:14:13 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: dickmc
Oh please. I have accepted I will only be allowed “crazy cats”. To me, they are who they are, and I adjust to them.

They love me and know I am their Mommy, but they're still nutso. Thank goodness they don't have opposable thumbs.....yet!

18 posted on 02/26/2012 2:20:22 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: blueunicorn6

LOL


19 posted on 02/26/2012 2:21:56 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-elected. 0bamao's ANTI-TRUTH & SPIN TEAM is again on the move.)
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To: Shimmer1; Darksheare; null and void; Slings and Arrows
Conversations stopped, except for one woman who said, "Oh my God! Oh my God!"

It's not what you think...

20 posted on 02/26/2012 2:34:34 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: Grizzled Bear; Shimmer1; null and void; Slings and Arrows

It’s not my fault.


21 posted on 02/26/2012 2:38:31 PM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: blueunicorn6
What the heck does a cat need headlights for?

It's a DMV law that all highway vehicles have headlights......

22 posted on 02/26/2012 2:40:49 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (The only solution to this primary is a shoot out! Last person standing picks the candidate)
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To: NoGrayZone
Thank goodness they don't have opposable thumbs.....yet!


23 posted on 02/26/2012 2:56:17 PM PST by boatbums (Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us. Titus 3:5)
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To: NoGrayZone

***Thank goodness they don’t have opposable thumbs.....yet!***

One of my favorite vid’s...Cats with Thumbs:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6CcxJQq1x8


24 posted on 02/26/2012 3:19:16 PM PST by sockmonkey
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To: jmacusa

They want to be DOGS? That would be a demotion. - Our cat has taken to running our dog out of her heated bed and lounging there herself. Now, this cat has a heated room; but is used to getting what she wants.


25 posted on 02/26/2012 3:30:24 PM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: sockmonkey

We’d all be dead....or slaves.

Oh wait, we are already slaves to their commands.

One could only imagine if they had opposable thumbs!


26 posted on 02/26/2012 3:33:16 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: jmacusa

“I’ve got five cats.”

We have seven. Depending on their actions and moods, they’re called The Feline Mafia, The Terrorists, The Heathens, The Wrecking Crew, and other things better left unsaid.


27 posted on 02/26/2012 3:40:16 PM PST by MayflowerMadam (Don't blame me; I voted for the American.)
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To: Twinkie

I meant to say ‘’feline’’ Feline-Americans! Can you believe that?


28 posted on 02/26/2012 3:44:40 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

Maybe, if you’re lucky, they won’t recognize your screen name.


29 posted on 02/26/2012 3:50:36 PM PST by Erasmus (BHO: New supreme leader of the rollin' homey empire.)
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To: blueunicorn6
“What kind of car is that?” “I think it’s a Catillac.”

"No, it's electric. That means it's a Prrr-rrr-rr-rrrr-rrrius."

30 posted on 02/26/2012 3:58:59 PM PST by Lazamataz (If unemployment helps the economy, like the W.H. says, then CONTRACTING CANCER MAKES YOU HEALTHIER!)
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To: MayflowerMadam
We have seven. Depending on their actions and moods, they’re called The Feline Mafia, The Terrorists, The Heathens, The Wrecking Crew, and other things better left unsaid.


31 posted on 02/26/2012 5:38:59 PM PST by boatbums (Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us. Titus 3:5)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Oh for goodnes sake, thirty-one posts and no Toonces jokes yet? What kind of cat people are you?


32 posted on 02/26/2012 6:19:57 PM PST by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: oprahstheantichrist

Tired cat people.


33 posted on 02/26/2012 6:30:37 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: dickmc

My son just showed me a photo of a cat in a little suit taken in 1909. Then we started imagining the cats in the days of the pharohs being dressed up in little pharoh outfits.


34 posted on 02/26/2012 7:38:22 PM PST by Mercat
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To: dickmc

My son just showed me a photo of a cat in a little suit taken in 1909. Then we started imagining the cats in the days of the pharohs being dressed up in little pharoh outfits.


35 posted on 02/26/2012 7:38:49 PM PST by Mercat
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To: Grizzled Bear

Yeah, riiiight. surrrrrrrre it’s not. snort!


36 posted on 02/27/2012 1:58:20 AM PST by Shimmer1 (It's not what I do but the way I do it, it's not what I say but the way I say it. (Mae West))
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To: blueunicorn6

GOod ones...lol


37 posted on 02/27/2012 6:43:41 AM PST by Fawn (Anyone but OBOZO!!!!)
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To: jmacusa

So...with their new title....are they going to be looking for some handouts too???


38 posted on 02/27/2012 6:44:16 AM PST by Fawn (Anyone but OBOZO!!!!)
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To: Fawn

Oh yeah, it’s always about them.


39 posted on 02/27/2012 10:47:51 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

Yeah. It’s okay; most of us on here are generally in such a hurry when on FR that we’re typing fast trying to get our post done and “posted” clicked. - We KNEW you meant “feline”, and if that’s the only mistake you ever make; you’ll be miles ahead of most of us. (Of course, we have to be smarties about it to take attention off our own boo-boo’s.)


40 posted on 02/27/2012 12:37:03 PM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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