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Brides Throwing Cats? It's Now Officially a Thing [no cats actually thrown]
Catster ^ | Oct 15th 2013 | JaneA Kelley

Posted on 10/16/2013 1:50:08 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

What do you do when you’re tired of sitting around in your pajamas and playing video games all day? Why, you sit around in your pajamas, fire up Photoshop, and create some giggles by defacing wedding photos! And thus began Brides Throwing Cats. Here are some of my favorite photos -- and, of course, a Very Super Serious and Scholarly timeline of the trend’s development.

Cat throwing began in farm country

The game had its start sometime in the mid 20th century, presumably somewhere in Kansas judging from this photo.

Soon, cat throwing became a competitive sport

This bride took home a medal in the Ohgoshaminny County Regional High School Outdoor Track Championship for her prowess at the over-the-shoulder cat shot put.

Bridesmaids stepped up their game, too

The woman on the right, in the minidress, is reliving her glory days as a forward on her high school basketball team. Either that or she’s doing a dance of joy because she doesn’t have to wear the same hideous Disney princess ball gown as the other unfortunate bridesmaids.

It evolved with trends and tastes

Crowd surfing isn’t just for punk rock shows. Wedding receptions are an ideal venue, especially if you happen to be a cat who was just launched from a bride’s hands.

Today, brides all over the world are pitching cats at their female guests. Let's check in and see how the craze has caught on.

These guests are going to fight for that cat!

Look out, y’all -- the bridesmaids are brawling! Well, except for the woman on the left in the red flowery dress, who seems to be running for her life.

These guests are begging for mercy

If you catch the bride’s bouquet, you’ll be the next to get married. These women must think that catching the bride's cat means that you’ll die alone with 200 cats of your own, who will probably eat you when they realize you're no longer going to feed them.

And these guests just don’t give a crap

Apparently, neither does the bride. This picture just screams (or perhaps mumbles) “yeah, whatever."

Even memes aren’t safe from the cat-throwing craze

Grumpy Cat went to a wedding once. It was horrible!

Just to reiterate: These brides are not throwing actual cats. Neither this post nor the Brides Throwing Cats blog should be construed as endorsements for such behavior. If you're stupid enough to try to throw a cat instead of a bouquet at your wedding, you and your guests will get what you deserve.


TOPICS: Humor; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: kittyping
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Thanks to Gefn for the link. Thanks to the Shoopers of the world for having too much free time.
1 posted on 10/16/2013 1:50:08 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; asgardshill; devane617; ...

2 posted on 10/16/2013 1:50:54 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Photoshop at work.


3 posted on 10/16/2013 1:53:40 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Slings and Arrows
You should see what goes on at bachelor parties...


4 posted on 10/16/2013 1:53:43 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Slings and Arrows

Don’t toss Tard !


5 posted on 10/16/2013 1:55:22 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Slings and Arrows

No way this is fake! Did you see those moves? No way you could fake that!


6 posted on 10/16/2013 1:56:24 PM PDT by mbarker12474
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To: Slings and Arrows

Cute & Clever. Some where, somebody will not read the copy, misunderstand it anyway and annoy their local Humane Society. However, one has to ask, why would these ladies need to reach out and catch something they already have?


7 posted on 10/16/2013 1:56:52 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Sirius Lee

8 posted on 10/16/2013 1:57:59 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

There’s a pun (or two) in there, but I don’t dare.


9 posted on 10/16/2013 1:58:15 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: Biggirl

And the unemployed.


10 posted on 10/16/2013 2:03:06 PM PDT by Patriot95
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To: Slings and Arrows

11 posted on 10/16/2013 2:03:49 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Next up: Cats Throwing Brides
Why?
Because, that’s why.


12 posted on 10/16/2013 2:04:54 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

How about Lil’ Bub?


13 posted on 10/16/2013 2:05:18 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: mbarker12474

It’s as real as pro wrestling.


14 posted on 10/16/2013 2:05:42 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Poor Grumpy cat


15 posted on 10/16/2013 2:07:27 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: lee martell
Cute & Clever. Some where, somebody will not read the copy, misunderstand it anyway and annoy their local Humane Society.

Ya think?

16 posted on 10/16/2013 2:08:43 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Darksheare

Absolutely.


17 posted on 10/16/2013 2:09:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: GeronL; fieldmarshaldj
Poor Grumpy cat

She's 'ad worse.

18 posted on 10/16/2013 2:10:20 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’m still angry over the feds putting tarps over Mt.Rushmore!


19 posted on 10/16/2013 2:10:45 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: martin_fierro

That’s not what Ceiling Cat usually watches.


20 posted on 10/16/2013 2:12:06 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: TurboZamboni

21 posted on 10/16/2013 2:13:30 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Patriot95

Think of all the dwarves that will be unemployed because of these cats...


22 posted on 10/16/2013 2:13:52 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: Slings and Arrows
I'm no good with 'Shop.

23 posted on 10/16/2013 2:14:21 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Oh, this is silly. Everybody knows you don’t throw a cat, you swing it by the tail...

Jk


24 posted on 10/16/2013 2:15:09 PM PDT by Mugwump
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To: Darksheare

Thus the unedited photo.


25 posted on 10/16/2013 2:15:32 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Mugwump; Slings and Arrows

But what about swallows?
Coudl swallows toss a cat?
Perhaps two of them, gripping it by the husk.


26 posted on 10/16/2013 2:16:22 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yup!
100% unedited.


27 posted on 10/16/2013 2:16:45 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

lol


28 posted on 10/16/2013 2:17:23 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Slings and Arrows

Now that’s too funny!......LOL!


29 posted on 10/16/2013 2:48:39 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Ms. Muffett suffered from arachnophobia)
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To: Slings and Arrows

No Viking Kitties should ever be flung




It's best done with practice


30 posted on 10/16/2013 2:49:14 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle)
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To: Lady Jag

Viking Kitties fling you!!


31 posted on 10/16/2013 2:49:44 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: lee martell
why would these ladies need to reach out and catch something they already have?

Maybe hoping for something that doesn't scratch or need shots?

32 posted on 10/16/2013 2:57:25 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Ms. Muffett suffered from arachnophobia)
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To: GeronL
Shoot me! Fling me! I meant should Never be flung.
33 posted on 10/16/2013 3:03:06 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Gives new meaning to the “Not enough room in here to swing a cat” expression.


34 posted on 10/16/2013 3:05:31 PM PDT by QBFimi (When gunpowder speaks, beasts listen.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

(to continue the pun)
why would these ladies need to reach out and catch something they already have?

Maybe hoping for something that doesn’t scratch or need shots?

Maybe hoping for something that doesn’t ITCH or need shots?


35 posted on 10/16/2013 3:06:35 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Lady Jag; Slings and Arrows

I imagine it’s something like “throwing knives.”


36 posted on 10/16/2013 3:17:36 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“Bootsie! Where’s your present? You came to me wedding with no present? You drink my punch and eat my wedding cake, but you didn’t get me a wedding present?

‘Oh, he flies through the air
With the greatest of ease
That cheapskate cat
Whose only present was fleas.’

Bombs away, Bootsie!”


37 posted on 10/16/2013 3:18:46 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Slings and Arrows
Reminds me of the Bonsai Kitten brouhaha...

http://bonsaikitten.com/bkintro.php

38 posted on 10/16/2013 3:21:09 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: Darksheare; Slings and Arrows
My technique is to throwm like I would throw a warm meatloaf.




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39 posted on 10/16/2013 3:25:53 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle)
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To: Slings and Arrows

40 posted on 10/16/2013 3:26:43 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: Night Hides Not
There’s a pun (or two) in there, but I don’t dare.

LOL. I had the same train of thought.

41 posted on 10/16/2013 3:29:47 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: Hot Tabasco

Silly, but strangely entertaining.


42 posted on 10/16/2013 3:36:36 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: GeronL

In Soviet Russia, kitty flings you!


43 posted on 10/16/2013 3:37:56 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Darksheare

African or European?


44 posted on 10/16/2013 3:39:09 PM PDT by ssapro (SSAPRO/ EXBP)
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To: HangnJudge; humblegunner

You two should have a lot to talk about.


45 posted on 10/16/2013 3:40:26 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Lady Jag; Slings and Arrows

My Kearen could assume the look of both figures.
She was a transformer.
Or a hideous creature of legend.


46 posted on 10/16/2013 3:40:31 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: ssapro

Uh, I don’t know!
*Gets thrown by brides*


47 posted on 10/16/2013 3:41:00 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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48 posted on 10/16/2013 3:52:47 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle)
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To: Lady Jag; Slings and Arrows

That’s the one!


49 posted on 10/16/2013 3:57:41 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Cat juggling. That's where it's at. Failed photoshops. Priceless.


50 posted on 10/16/2013 4:01:40 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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