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Whisker away from death: Moment courageous cat battles with zoo crocodile and WINS
daily mail ^ | 2/21 | davies

Posted on 02/24/2013 7:03:35 AM PST by RummyChick

When a domestic cat came face to face with a crocodile it seemed the feline was about to meet a grisly end.

The hapless ginger and white cat found its way into the crocodile enclosure at a zoo in Jaipur, India,

As one reptile glided up to the animal at the water's edge onlookers tried unsuccessfully to scare the moggy away.

But if the crocodile thought feeding time had come early and the cat would be its helpless victim, it had underestimated the fearsome feline.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: cat; kittyping Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: RummyChick; Slings and Arrows

One for the kitty ping list...


2 posted on 02/24/2013 7:26:04 AM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: RummyChick

Predators in captivity are rarely hungry enough to mess with a clawed opponent. Cool video though


3 posted on 02/24/2013 7:48:25 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: RummyChick
Looks like one of the reservoir cats. Lucky moggie!


4 posted on 02/24/2013 8:02:21 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: RummyChick
looks like a young gharial, not a croc


5 posted on 02/24/2013 9:08:10 AM PST by frithguild (You can call me Snippy the Anti-Freeper)
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To: frithguild
You're right.

The article should have used the word "crocodilian" if the author was unsure.

Typical. Modern. Journalism.

6 posted on 02/24/2013 9:16:28 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: frithguild
looks like a young gharial, not a croc
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that's what i thought (fish 'gator :)...
(aged amateur herpetologist)

7 posted on 02/24/2013 9:59:30 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: Daffynition

YUCK!...Watermelon?????
...."that ain't no chil'ken..."
"it tastes like Jimmy Hoffa"

8 posted on 02/24/2013 10:08:59 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: skinkinthegrass

Heh. I thought you gonna holler at me coz *it’s racist*. :)


9 posted on 02/24/2013 10:48:58 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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10 posted on 02/24/2013 10:55:27 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: RummyChick

Shaky, disjointed, badly-shot/edited video, but kiteh wins the day!

Feline = 2
Croc = 0

Good girl!!


13 posted on 02/24/2013 11:10:47 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: Slings and Arrows



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14 posted on 02/24/2013 11:19:25 AM PST by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: Slings and Arrows
My two tuxedos would have jumped in and wrestled the croc.....and win.

If they could survive the outdoors in NJ, (before they adopted me) they could survive anywhere!

15 posted on 02/24/2013 1:50:45 PM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....I want a bailout!!!)
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To: frithguild

Yes, in my post that got deleted because of the picture I indicated it was a fish eating “crocodile.” The only reason I knew this is because I read the comments.

But still, the jaws could have opened and snapped that kitty.


16 posted on 02/24/2013 2:03:30 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: Focault's Pendulum
My two tuxedos would have jumped in and wrestled the croc.....and win.

"He smells like fish! ATTACK!"

17 posted on 02/24/2013 2:17:40 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
"He smells like fish! ATTACK!"

One of them loves to be picked up and put on top of the aquarium, then proceeds to try to fish. The other one could care less but loves canned tuna.

18 posted on 02/24/2013 2:40:05 PM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....I want a bailout!!!)
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To: Twotone

That was just a baby alligator....


19 posted on 02/25/2013 4:17:55 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: Twotone

I couldnt watch! As a devoted croc lover I could not watch it being torn apart by a vicious feline.


20 posted on 02/25/2013 4:57:59 AM PST by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Twotone

The reptile isn’t a Croc....... it’s a caiman


21 posted on 02/25/2013 5:11:10 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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