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July 14, 2002
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Cat-Scan.com is one of the strangest sites I've seen in some time. I have no idea how these people got their cats wedged into their scanners, or why.
posted by jkottke (27 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
Deja vu. Time to add a 'three years ago' link in the sidebar now!
posted by mkn at 11:43 AM on July 14, 2002


April Fools!

Right?

Um.
posted by donkeyschlong at 11:44 AM on July 14, 2002


Happy anniversary, Matt. And thanks.
posted by anildash at 11:44 AM on July 14, 2002


It actually all started about 4 years ago as a joke in a plan update from Cliffy B of Epic Games.

here's the blues news archive (gotta search in page for "Cliffy"). After that, I believe it took on a life of its own.
posted by malphigian at 11:45 AM on July 14, 2002 [1 favorite]


Ah, doh, I missed the joke. :(
posted by malphigian at 11:46 AM on July 14, 2002


does anyone read the posts down here?
posted by emptyage at 11:47 AM on July 14, 2002


bravo!
posted by mlang at 11:49 AM on July 14, 2002


We all do.
posted by evanizer at 11:54 AM on July 14, 2002


Ah!
posted by donkeyschlong at 12:02 PM on July 14, 2002


Who's this kottke person?
posted by mr_crash_davis at 12:13 PM on July 14, 2002


It would have been cooler [and a bit more geekier] to repost this @ 3:03 PM PST - so we can have total symmetry.

Oh, I'm reading the posts here.
posted by plemeljr at 12:13 PM on July 14, 2002


anybody?
posted by mr_crash_davis at 12:17 PM on July 14, 2002


I would be concerned for the humane treatment of these animals or fear that scanning their faces may make them go blind, but I HATE cats. I'm a dog person, and I'd never do this to my adorable chihuahua.

On a totally different subject, as if you couldn't get enough of the JenniCam, now there's the JenniShow. It's fairly boring, more like a video diary than a voyeur's dream.

if we keep doing this can we cause a wormhole or something dangerous like that?
posted by ZachsMind at 12:19 PM on July 14, 2002


A merry, merry anniversary, Matt. Thank-you.
posted by Marquis at 12:20 PM on July 14, 2002


Matt: definitely one of the greater cats! Vita Sackville-West said it best all those years ago:

The greater cats with golden eyes
Stare out between the bars.
Deserts are there and different skies,
And night with different stars.


Congratulations, Matt!
posted by MiguelCardoso at 12:23 PM on July 14, 2002


Oh here they are.

Happy Birthday!
posted by KevinSkomsvold at 12:46 PM on July 14, 2002


Happy happy, mathowie!
posted by frykitty at 1:03 PM on July 14, 2002


HAPPY BIRFDAY-PENIF IN MOUF!
posted by jcterminal at 1:12 PM on July 14, 2002


Hey! This isn't blogroots!
posted by Hackworth at 3:25 PM on July 15, 2002


Hippo birdies, two ewes....

And in an odd display of symmetry, I'm happy to report that *my* cat was on the very first page of the "cat scan entries" -- bottom right-hand corner, the plaid one. :)
posted by metrocake at 6:52 PM on July 15, 2002


Happy birthday MeFi!
posted by riffola at 7:00 PM on July 15, 2002


When I was one,
I had just begun.

When I was Two,
I was nearly new.

When I was three,
I was hardly me.

The End, by A.A. Milne

Happy third birthday, MeFi!
posted by Lynsey at 7:28 PM on July 15, 2002


Try to avoid scanning the Cat's genitals. We really don't need to see Fluffy's junk up close and personal.

Happy birthday. Fluffy's package is in the mail.
posted by jaden at 10:52 PM on July 15, 2002


Happy happy happy birthday MeFi!
posted by Modem Ovary at 11:23 PM on July 15, 2002


Where's the cake?

I was supposed to...?

Oh, poop.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 3:58 AM on July 16, 2002


That's 21 in cat years. Buy that cat a drink! (And no more for stavrosthewonderchicken.)
posted by skyscraper at 1:05 PM on July 16, 2002




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