Re: [RML] Cat skinning

red (rborrow at loom.com.au)
Sat, 26 Feb 2000 11:05:50 +1100

My wonan has two cats, sometimes I think cat skin would be a good thing.

Red

Gupp wrote:

> So, since you don't have raccoons you skin cats instead? :) Hmm, instead
> of a coon skin hat you wear cat skin hats? I wouldn't think that cat
> hair would hold up as well as other fur bearing animals used in that
> fashion. Cat's have such soft hair I would think it would fall out or
> rub off rather soon and you'd end up with just a skin hat, without fur.
> :)
>
> Rhonda
> (being silly while she's shopping the auctions for depression glass)
> --
> http://naturalaquariums.com
>
> Bruce Hansen wrote:
> >
> > We don't have racoons here Rhonda :-)
> >
> > So I guess a "catskin" hat would be the closest thing to the "Davy Crockett
> > model. Which reminds me of that interview with Harry Butler, a TV naturalist
> > of some years back who was well-known for his dislike of the damage to
> > native wildlife caused by feral cats.
> >
> > The vacuous but vivacious interviewer asked why he hated cats so much. He
> > replied, " I don't hate cats! I have 200 of the bastards buried in my back
> > yard!"
> >
> > Regards,
> > Bruce Hansen
> > president at angfa.org.au
> > Please visit us at http://www.angfa.org.au