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    Save the Planet- eat your pet or Liberals eat Spot

    Time to Eat the Dog: The Real Guide to Sustainable Living

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    New Zealanders Robert and Brenda Vale — self-described specialists in sustainable living at Victoria University in Wellington — charge that the carbon paw-print of a pet dog is double that of an SUV driving 6,200 miles a year, while a pet cat has an eco claw-print slightly less than driving a Volkswagen Golf for a year. Confirming these results, John Barrett of the Stockholm Environment Institute in York, Britain, said, “Owning a dog really is quite an extravagance.” Pets’ detrimental impact on the environment is not limited to their carbon footprint, the Vales insist; if permitted to roam, predatory dogs and cats devastate wildlife (squirrels, birds, frogs) while their fecal matter spreads bacteria and disease in rivers and streams, killing aquatic life.
     
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    JScott I check facts.

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    They wouldnt devastate anymore than any other "roaming" animal.
     
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    With enough butter and/or garlic , dog tastes almost like chicken
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    Yar, but dogs are more useful.

    Kill the cats first.
     
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    It makes you wonder how the planet has survived for however many billion years, with all these critters shittin' in the rivers.
     
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    Hush,

    We're trying to kill the cats here. Don't upset the apple cart.
     
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    I'm not eating a pet.... but I could manage a small liberal.
     
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    I wish this stupid cat would roam. She just sits underfoot, waiting for me to feed her...
     
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    There are a couple of Asian establishments near where I live. I could take that cat off of your hands...
     
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    Cats are clever. They know a soft sucker when they meet one. Be more of a biatch, Em. :lol:
     
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