Re: [MBZ] OT - English-speaking cat?

2015-07-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Cats don’t “speak” anything, as they don’t have the physical mechanisms to form speech as we know it. What I have always found interesting is that for the most part, cat’s don’t vocalize as a part of their social behavior in the wild a great deal unless threatened or injured. Most of their

Re: [MBZ] OT - English-speaking cat?

2015-07-05 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
to low-pitched more aggressive-sounding tone. Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Okie Benz mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Sunday, July 05, 2015 1:04 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT - English-speaking cat? Cats

Re: [MBZ] OT - English-speaking cat?

2015-07-05 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes, my wife brought an Italian speaking cat to our marriage. Scopa, which means broom, would immediately cause the cat to run for cover. My mother-in-law used a broom to administer correction; brandishing a broom would have an even greater effect. Once we went to Wisconsin to visit my

Re: [MBZ] OT - English-speaking cat?

2015-07-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Hey Max you must be over in Yurp! Friends have a pair of these Asian tiger or leopard cats or something, they are half house cat and half wild whatevers from Malaysia or some place, and look sorta spotted leopardish. Anyway, they are wicked smart and are actually fairly tolerable and quite

Re: [MBZ] OT - English-speaking cat?

2015-07-05 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
About the only times I knew cats to 'talk' were when mother cats would call the kittens to put them away for the night, or the way two toms tell each other it's time to open a can of whoop-ass. Mitch. On July 5, 2015 at 1:04 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Cats

Re: [MBZ] OT - English-speaking cat?

2015-07-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
True Leopard cats (from Asia and parts of Indonesia) are protected by law and cannot be brought into the US. They’re probably hybrids, which are known as Bengals. Bengals are the result of outbreeding between a Leopard and a domestic cat, and until you’ve outbred to the F4 (fourth filial