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Bizarre black cat picture

Bizarre picture of a black cat lying on a carpet (explained)

This picture caught my eye on the Reddit website (u/Comrade_Vodka). Apparently, it has been around quite a while but I have never seen it before. The title of the picture is “To make a cute panorama picture”. I don’t understand that at all! But I do understand how it was made. The original photograph was …

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Ginger tabby

Stereotyping cats because of their coat colour

Sometimes people do stereotype domestic cats based on the colour of their coats. Although this is a philosophical question there might be practical consequences. Three coat types come to mind immediately: black, ginger and tortoiseshell. We associate black with sinister behaviour and superstitions; ginger cats are stereotyped as of good character and tortoiseshell cats are …

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Dennis Quaid the black cat

Dennis Quaid has made headlines by adopting a black cat called Dennis Quaid

He said that he couldn’t resist. He had to adopt a black cat named Dennis Quaid from the Lynchburg Humane Society in Virginia where he had been for a year waiting for the right person to come along. In an interview with 10 News in Roanoke on Wednesday Mr Quaid said that he was out …

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Flathead

‘Flathead’ the Baby Yoda domestic cat with flattened ears is a Scottish Fold

We are told that a black domestic cat called ‘Flathead’ is the latest cat celebrity because his ears are not erect but lie horizontally on his head like Baby Yoda in star Wars. The online news media refer to a ‘mysterious mutation’ which causes these strange looking Yodaesque ears. I am going to stick my …

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