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Old 24 Nov 16, 14:34
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It was an evening in November,
As I very well remember,
I was strolling down the street in drunken pride,
But my knees were all a-flutter,
And I landed in the gutter
And a pig came up and lay down by my side.
Yes, I lay there in the gutter
Thinking thoughts I could not utter,
When a colleen passing by did softly say
'You can tell a man who boozes
By the company he chooses'
And the pig got up and slowly walked away.

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I guess we're a little more civilized here in Colorado, and I don't drink. Neither does my pig.
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Old 25 Nov 16, 03:17
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We have a cat and a dog raised together that live indoors, play together, and go outside together and are inseparable.

It's even better now that the pet pig has decided to join in, making our morning walks the talk of our small community: the dog, followed by me holding the leash, followed by the cat and the pig happily bringing up the rear as we stroll down the local dirt road!

What the locals don't understand is that they all think they're family, and therefore "people" just like me!


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Best part is that the pig can follow directions in four languages: English, French, German and Spanish!!!
Yep! Pigs are quite intelligent as farm animals go. lots of tales as such from farmers I know.
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So, once each year an "Intruder" aledgedly enters many a Home upon a Special Night ...

But what of the Resident Rodent Guard (RRG) that has a sense of curiosity and snoops about a fir clad man and his special bag ...

Might there then be an unexpected travel guest or more ...

The curiosity of the cat reknown ...

Stowaway in a Sleigh ...
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Yep! Pigs are quite intelligent as farm animals go. lots of tales as such from farmers I know.
One time a British government put a tax on gun dogs and horses used for sport. One land owner responded by going shooting mounted on a bull with a pig trained to flush out game. The pig proved rather good at it. Poor old piggies as apart from a few truffle hunters they have no purpose other than to be eaten (which I have to admit I will be doing in the next hour) or turned into fine leather (or heart valves). Sheep also produce wool (and milk for cheese), cows and goats milk and poultry eggs (of course if the vegans have their way they'll all be exterminated anyway as humanity will have no use for them and are unlikely to want to keep feeding them).
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maybe we could post some cat songs as well?

like Ugly Kid Joe's remake of "Cats in the cradle"

or songs by Cat Stevens!

you get the idea!
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Made me miss all my cats from over the years......my late f-i.l even brought one back from Russia after the German Armies winter holiday.(41/43)...my wife remembered it....
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Should really be in an M-18 looking for a Panzerkampfwagen VIII
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Should really be in an M-18 looking for a Panzerkampfwagen VIII
Hellcat lurking for a maus?
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