[Noisebridge-discuss] [zine][printer][mice][cat] The purrrr-fect solution! or: Fight fur with fur

Jake jake at spaz.org
Tue Apr 24 07:01:40 UTC 2012

I am not allergic to cats but I do not want the space to have one.  They 
pee on everything and shit indoors, and make the place smell bad.

I can't say it better than the timeless Onion headline:
"Like boxes of shit in your house?  Get a cat!"

Put my name on the list of people who object to having a cat at 

Although I am glad we have a LeTigre.

On Mon, 23 Apr 2012, Tony Longshanks LeTigre wrote:

> Ok, ok, tough crowd, fair enough.
> How 'bout I sweeten the deal.
> I've found a breed of cat that is surprisingly adept at electronics (the
> cleverest ones can hack their own cat lasers!) and its favorite foods,
> believe it or not, are mice and........cockroaches.
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>       Dear Tony,
>       I'm sure you've heard or are going to hear an earful from people
>       who
>       really think cats should never be allowed indoors, especially at
>       a
>       hackerspace.  Also, that this issue has been discussed before
>       and seems
>       like a non-starter, so you would have to start at a meeting.
>       What you should realize right away is that the b___h about
>       do-ocracy is
>       that someone can do-ocratically remove your cat just as easily
>       as you
>       brought it in.
>       -jake
>       Tony Longshanks wrote:
>       I was just talking with several of the Noiseoisie about getting
>       a cat for
>       Noisebridge. As far as I can see, there's no downside. The cat
>       would get a
> ...
> I was just talking it over with [name deleted by request], who said
> [quote
> censored for decency]: "This is a do-ocracy, you've just gotta do it,
> it's
> like a__l s_x, if you try to talk it over w/ people first, it'll never
> happen." (I think that's horrible!) All the same, I thought I'd send
> this
> message out first just as a formality. I don't expect any objection,
> though, & have already begun the lengthy process of selecting the
> perfect
> cat (choice breed (Russian blue? Lilac-point Siamese?), excellent
> pedigree,
> proper fur color,
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