Population Statistic: Read. React. Repeat.
Thursday, July 26, 2021

ded
How was it that I sensed that the amazing story of Oscar, the nursing-home home kitty who predicts the death of patients hours before the medical staff does, would inspire an LOLcat meme?

Personally, if I were on my deathbed, having a cat curl up beside me for a comforting send-off wouldn’t bother me. Now, if a domokun showed up instead, then I’d know my ticket was getting punched.

Back to Oscar. I love how his seemingly compassionate behavior is deemed suspect, owing to feline proclivities:

If Oscar really is a furry grim reaper, it’s also possible his behavior could be driven by self-centered pleasures like a heated blanket placed on a dying person, [veterinary expert Nicholas] Dodman said.

No respect for this four-legged angel of mercy.

by Costa Tsiokos, Thu 07/26/2007 09:53:22 PM
Category: Comedy, Internet, Science
| Permalink | Trackback |

2 Feedbacks »
  1. MY 2007 WORDS-OF-THE-YEAR USAGE…

    Grant Barrett, of Double-Tongued Dictionary and “A Way with Words” fame, favors New York Times readers with the contenders for 2007’s “Word of the Year” crown.

    Barrett disclaims this list as being merely partial, and indeed, it’s something of …

    Trackback by Population Statistic — 12/23/2007 @ 02:41:13 PM

  2. I CAN HAS LOLCAT JOB?…

    Who knew that a slightly-creepy cat humor site did enough business to need an office staff? But it’’s true: ““I Can Has Cheezburger”” is hiring, and is getting more of a challenge than anticipated in the screening process.
    Apparently, l…

    Trackback by Population Statistic — 04/24/2008 @ 10:42:15 PM

RSS feed for feedback on this post.

Leave a comment


PLEASE NOTE: Various types of comment moderation may be triggered once you hit the "Say It!" button below. Common causes for this are the inclusion of several hyperlinks and/or spam words in the comment field. Please do not hit the "Say It!" button more than once. If you feel your comment is being blocked without cause, feel free to email me about it.