Friday Guest Cat Adoption/Blogging

Thanks to Flaming Atheist and the Cat Adoption Team in Oregon for today’s guest cat blogging. If you’re interested in adopting a cat and live in or close enough to Oregon, take a look at what the Cat Adoption Team has to offer.

Here’s a kitty for Friday.

This is Macaroon, a Siamese mix girl. She’s a talker, but as Seinfeld would say – she’s a quiet talker. Very much a lap cat who loves to be brushed. She’s at one of our PetSmart outreach centers waiting for a lap to call her own.

Friday Guest Cat Blogging

Thanks to Julie for sending in a picture of her cat, Wasabi:

Hi Chris!

Been checking out your blog now for about 2 years and am loving it!

Thought I’d submit a couple pics of my mama’s-boy, Wasabi. He just turned one.


Wasabi’s big brother, Otis, likes to hold him down and give him a bath…

And Stewart sent in a video of Bugalugs and his suicidal sofa jumping.

The Big Washinsky

The Big Washinsky goes after the sushi eating record in Manhattan. And no, I probably wouldn’t have posted this if not for the Lebowski homage.

“A way back east there was a fella. Fella I want to tell you about. Fella by the name of Gary Washinsky. At least, that’s the handle his lovin’ parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. This Washinsky, he called himself “Nigiri.” Now, Nigiri, that’s a name no one would self-apply where I come from. But then, there was a lot about Nigiri that didn’t make a whole lot of sense to me. And a lot about where he lived likewise. But then again, maybe that’s why I found the place s’durned innarestin’.”

(via Grow a Brain)

How Dare You Call Me a Fundamentalist

Richard Dawkins in the Times Online:

You’re as much a fundamentalist as those you criticise.

No, please, do not mistake passion, which can change its mind, for fundamentalism, which never will. Passion for passion, an evangelical Christian and I may be evenly matched. But we are not equally fundamentalist. The true scientist, however passionately he may “believe”, in evolution for example, knows exactly what would change his mind: evidence! The fundamentalist knows that nothing will.