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Old 11-16-2011, 12:52 AM   #41
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I have had three cats, all indoors and all dry food only. Two of the three lived in excess of 18 years each. The third ran away. Maybe it was because we did not give him wet food
No gooshie food? Wet food is the only reason my cats even tolerate me...
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Old 11-16-2011, 08:20 AM   #42
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I have had three cats, all indoors and all dry food only. Two of the three lived in excess of 18 years each. The third ran away. Maybe it was because we did not give him wet food
Well, doggies. So far the dry food is running ahead of the pack. That's a surprise to me -- and I would not be totally disappointed to have the "no dry food" proponent proven dead wrong. It would be easier and cheaper to feed mostly dry food and dole out the gooshie for dessert. Any other folks out there with old, healthy, dry food cats? I'm perfectly OK with teaching this old dog a new trick.
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Old 11-16-2011, 09:59 AM   #43
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Old 11-16-2011, 10:31 AM   #44
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There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!

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It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!

If you counted out one dollar bills, 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion! Now think about the 14.5 Trillion National Debt of the USA.
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Old 11-16-2011, 10:37 AM   #45
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No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!
The Mythbusters disproved this one. They found that the larger the piece of paper, the more times it can be folded in half. They used a large hanger and a very large piece of paper and were able to pass 7 folds.
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Old 11-16-2011, 10:39 AM   #46
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The Mythbusters disproved this one. They found that the larger the piece of paper, the more times it can be folded in half. They used a large hanger and a very large piece of paper and were able to pass 7 folds.
Thanks! I always love to hear when a so-called unique fact is disproven!
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The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
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Old 11-16-2011, 11:52 AM   #49
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The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
That is actually the average time a chicken can fly at a height of 5 feet off the ground (10-13 seconds--it does depend on the breed--heavier breeds will not fly as long). The longest recorded distance a chicken has flown is 301.6 feet. which, would mean the chicken flew approximately 23.2 feet / second. If this distance were covered in 13 seconds, that would mean the chicken was traveling at about about 18 mph. However, chickens typically travel at 9 mph and stay airborne for 3-4 seconds. Chickens are described as "gliding" more than flying. The reason they are not good flyers has to do with the size of the wings. Although, my barred Plymouth Rocks fly quite well and will fly quite high (about 8 feet if I use the deer fence around the garden as a gauge). I actually recall s/one telling me it was 1 min 43 seconds, but I can't find proof of that.
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