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  • noun Plural form of cat.
  • noun Internet, shorthand, slang Plural form of category.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cat.


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  • Last night I dreamt about stray cats in my garage that talked to me and a snake that I saw in my garden that bit me in the back as I turned from it to continue talking to my stray cats…

    goldylockz22 Diary Entry

  • Thus, _If cats are scarce, mice are plentiful_, contains two verbal clauses; but _if cats are scarce_ is conditional, not indicative; and _mice are plentiful_ is subject to the condition that _cats are scarce_.

    Logic Deductive and Inductive

  • Panting from an open mouth in cats is considered an emergency room triage "go to the front of the line now" symptom, apparently.

    October 14th, 2007

  • Be prepared to remove the cats from the carrier when you go through security in the US - if either or both of your cats is scared and might wrestle free and run away (we had visions of one cat taking up permanent residence in the airport), they should have a small private room where the security person can search the carrier.

    Flying to Mexico with Cats

  • However, the coyotes killing the cats is a mixed blessing.

    Study Concludes That Coyotes Kill Pet Cats

  • However, the coyotes killing the cats is a mixed blessing.

    Study Concludes That Coyotes Kill Pet Cats

  • Fortunately, one of my cats is a great mouser (and “ratter”).

    Think Progress » Sen. Kit Bond: Mowing Down Lawn Mower Reform

  • I didnt catch it when I saw the movie but Alfred's line about stopping "cats" is a pretty big foreshadowing of whats to come … radioactvman on Jul 20, 2008 they should have the riddler be a serial killer type just like kevin spacey in the movie "Seven" gold on Jul 20, 2008

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  • The TRUE STORY of Krugman, his wife and his cats is out at the NEW YORKER.

    Matthew Yglesias » Foreclosures and Unemployment

  • However, the business about the cats is pure silliness, another example of Chesterton's dictum that when people stop believing they will eventually believe in anything.

    April 9th, 2009


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  • No cat has two tails.

    Every cat has one tail more than no cat.

    Therefore every cat has three tails.

    --from Futility Closet

    July 15, 2008