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Date: 07/26/07 02:10 AM

81 Responses to Cat Plays Furry Grim Reaper at Nursing Home

  1. Profile photo of Snoogans
    Snoogans Male 30-39
    869 posts
    July 25, 2007 at 10:40 pm
    Link: Cat Plays Furry Grim Reaper at Nursing Home - Keep that cat away from me!
  2. Profile photo of Shoyz
    Shoyz Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:10 am
    Creepy cat!
  3. Profile photo of neoretro
    neoretro Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:13 am
    i would keep my door closed at night to keep that cat out of my room
  4. Profile photo of xxminglexx
    xxminglexx Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:15 am
    Dang. I`d keep a mouse to make sure it would run out of my room. That reminds me of that one show, I think it was Unexplained Mysteries, and they showcased these two statues that made women pregnant.
  5. Profile photo of mastercif
    mastercif Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:15 am
    creepy!
  6. Profile photo of LaChica
    LaChica Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:16 am
    Now, I`m afraid of cats.
    "Oscar is better at predicting death than the people who work there..."
    That`s just plain scary.
  7. Profile photo of featherstorm
    featherstorm Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:20 am
    awwwwsome....
  8. Profile photo of IceWater
    IceWater Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:20 am
    I don`t care if it`s creepy or not I still like cats. They are low maintenence pets and I have one as my wall paper on the computer it`s in a space suit.
  9. Profile photo of larajunky
    larajunky Female 40-49
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:23 am
    Animals are awesome creatures.
  10. Profile photo of vancouverite
    vancouverite Female 18-29
    250 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 2:24 am
    well at least it gives the families notice
  11. Profile photo of stereotypic
    stereotypic Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:33 am
    OR! It was a subtle allergic reaction that was the final straw for the bodies of the patients? HMM!
  12. Profile photo of crazyotto
    crazyotto Male 30-39
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:35 am
    dem pussies is dangerous
  13. Profile photo of Fox4Brawl
    Fox4Brawl Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:42 am
    :-O creepy. its weird, its been said cats and dogs have a sixth sense about these things. Some say its because they`re more in tone with nature then humans, but idk. it`s all weird.

    they shouldnt have placed the cat outside the room, i wouldnt like to piss off the feline grim reaper.

  14. Profile photo of TigerSword
    TigerSword Male 13-17
    139 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 2:43 am
    I don`t care how creepy he is but that cat is cute.
  15. Profile photo of DMDekoth
    DMDekoth Male 70 & Over
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:46 am
    I was expecting a little cat in a black robe with a plastic scythe on his back..
  16. Profile photo of sgdp
    sgdp Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:54 am
    It`s kind of like dogs who can detect breast cancer. I read a story about one who kept nudging his owner`s right breast, to the point where she got curious enough to get a mammogram and BAM...breast cancer.

    I`d like to have a friend like that when I die. Very sweet kitty :)

  17. Profile photo of korygonz
    korygonz Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 3:13 am
    that`s really neat... my cat always wanted to comfort me when i was hurt as a child... i cut my hand open, and after my mom sealed it up, she curled up on me while i was bawling. idk if that`s a "self-serving" tendency... but it made me feel better.
  18. Profile photo of apttodo
    apttodo Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 3:25 am
    Iwonder why the family at the end wanted the cat out of the room.
  19. Profile photo of onewayout
    onewayout Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 4:55 am
    "Furry harbinger of death"

    classic.

  20. Profile photo of imcoolyeah
    imcoolyeah Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 5:27 am
    I like cats. I think animals have a feeling when some one needs comforting, so they cuddle up to you. The same applies here really. :\
  21. Profile photo of jester_dan
    jester_dan Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 5:35 am
    XD they should dress him up as the grim reaper haha
    i bet people s*it themselves when the cat goes near them...
  22. Profile photo of nescient1
    nescient1 Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 5:41 am
    heh wow
  23. Profile photo of BigWaFuu
    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 5:48 am
    awww little kitty reaper of dooom.
  24. Profile photo of Gh4z
    Gh4z Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 6:20 am
    Cute :>
  25. Profile photo of imcoolyeah
    imcoolyeah Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 6:28 am
    OMG... i just turned on the radio and some talk show is talking about him. One of the guys like " how do you know that cat isnt a stone cold killer?" weird
  26. Profile photo of absolutmofo
    absolutmofo Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 6:56 am
    I`m not a huge fan of cats. But hes so adorable, I wouldn`t mind if he predicted my death.
  27. Profile photo of JHSpring26
    JHSpring26 Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 7:02 am
    I don`t think it`s so much that the cat is "predicting" the death. The cat probibly knows the person is in pain and wants to comfort them. Personally speaking, when I`ve been ill my cat will curl up right next to me and not leave me. However after I`ve gotten better she`ll up-right ignore me.
  28. Profile photo of SpoonFork
    SpoonFork Male 30-39
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    July 26, 2007 at 7:46 am
    It eats your soul.
  29. Profile photo of bobertosmith
    bobertosmith Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 7:48 am
    ok, so some of you people believe the CAT is the one killing the people? If the cat was actually KILLING the patients, it`d have been LONG gone after its first kill!

    that`s one cool cat!

  30. Profile photo of conqdequeso
    conqdequeso Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 8:58 am
    sgdp............. i can be the friend that touches your right breast, i would have no problem with that at all :-)
  31. Profile photo of cargasm
    cargasm Male 18-29
    340 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 9:06 am
    hmm the perfect cover up for murder!
  32. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 10:20 am
    poo u got to it before me, i just sent it in
    anyway, that is kinda weird
  33. Profile photo of Willowpuff
    Willowpuff Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 10:32 am
    AWW!
    It`s sucha pretty cat.
    BUT WHY THE HELL IS IT CALLED OSCAR?!

    Jesus christs.
    Bets are there to be called silly things.
    You don`t give them HUMAN names.

  34. Profile photo of BabiiGirl93
    BabiiGirl93 Female 13-17
    441 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 10:39 am
    I wanna death kitty i wud dress him up and take him place. scare all the children. ^_^.
  35. Profile photo of treli13
    treli13 Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 10:39 am
    id want a cat to lay by my when i die, at least you wont be alone. but my cat Slinky acts the same way, if your sick, even if you have something as small as a cold. she`ll lay by you until you go to sleep :-D
  36. Profile photo of BlackiPod
    BlackiPod Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 10:44 am
    stereotypic is right
  37. Profile photo of Skyira
    Skyira Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 11:04 am
    i wonder if scuba cat and oscar the grim ripper cat will get along
  38. Profile photo of BabiiGirl93
    BabiiGirl93 Female 13-17
    441 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 11:07 am
    i have wayyy 2 much time on my handz
  39. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
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    July 26, 2007 at 11:13 am
    "Sixth sense about these things" my ass. When people are close to death their body chemistry changes, some hormone productions cease and some increases, thereby altering the scent of the person. The cat (being raised in a place where people die alot) has simply learned to tell the smell of a healthy person and a dying one apart.

    Why it chooses to lie down next to the ones that are dying is another matter entirely.

  40. Profile photo of soupkid
    soupkid Male 30-39
    264 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 11:25 am
    Does anyone see an SNL skit looming?
  41. Profile photo of flippant
    flippant Female 18-29
    447 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 12:01 pm
    Haven`t you people ever seen "Cat`s Eye"?!

    Oscar is just trying to keep the little trolls from sucking the souls out of people.

    ...and apparently, he`s not very good at it.

  42. Profile photo of WHOISIT12345
    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
    4394 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 12:17 pm
    The grim Reaper was lazy,so he sent his cat instead
  43. Profile photo of piratepigz12
    piratepigz12 Female 13-17
    352 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 12:19 pm
    sort of like how some dogs are trained to detect strokes
  44. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    July 26, 2007 at 12:24 pm
    The simple purchase of a cattle-prod could add 5-10 years to your lifespan...
  45. Profile photo of friskeh
    friskeh Female 18-29
    60 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 12:29 pm
    OHMYGOD my cat is curled up next to me right now!!! WTF!!
  46. Profile photo of catlikegrace
    catlikegrace Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 12:39 pm
    Didn`t some old civilization think cats were the guardians of death or something along those lines? I`m thinking it was the Egyptians, but it`s been so long since I`ve studied them that I`m not gonna guess.

    If so, I can see why they thought that...lol.

  47. Profile photo of ferret_king
    ferret_king Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 1:05 pm
    i typically don`t comment on this site, just lurk, but i need to comment on this. i`m not sure if any of you have read it, but in terry pratchett`s discworld series the only two things that can see death (grim reaper) while they`re alive are wizards and cats. death is portrayed as being a big fan of cats and the cats lke him back. oscar wants to be near his buddy death! i`m not in any way saying this is true, but it`s an interesting thought.
  48. Profile photo of KikiPeepers
    KikiPeepers Female 30-39
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    July 26, 2007 at 1:37 pm
    That is F*CKED UP ... but I think it`s sweet he goes to be with them and comfort them right before they die.
  49. Profile photo of nitroike
    nitroike Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 1:43 pm
    I dont think its creepy at all, the cat is sympathetic to the dying
  50. Profile photo of basm42
    basm42 Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 1:46 pm
    come here kitty, come here, ya thats a good kitty just curl up and take a little nap on my lap, goooood kiiiiity
  51. Profile photo of RadRockette
    RadRockette Female 13-17
    655 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 1:55 pm
    wow. its really cool. id actually like to meet it
  52. Profile photo of Hellknight10
    Hellknight10 Male 18-29
    334 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 2:23 pm
    that cat should come to the darkside
    we have kittie treats...
  53. Profile photo of swtdreams285
    swtdreams285 Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:26 pm
    omg. Extraordinary article.
  54. Profile photo of x-ZoZo-x
    x-ZoZo-x Female 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:31 pm
    You would crap yourself if it started following you.
  55. Profile photo of Aqausixio
    Aqausixio Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 2:38 pm
    Its being suggested before that animals have a kind of sixth sense for that sort of thing.
  56. Profile photo of shizzamX
    shizzamX Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 3:28 pm
    cool. but.. what if the cat is acctually just killing them?
  57. Profile photo of shizzamX
    shizzamX Female 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 3:29 pm
    and what if two people die at the same time?
  58. Profile photo of xBlackedx
    xBlackedx Female 13-17
    62 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 4:45 pm
    That`s a sweet cat. I just think that maybe he likes to comfort the patients.

    All my cats wanted to do was tear my throat out.

    I have a dog now.

  59. Profile photo of crump199
    crump199 Male 18-29
    139 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 5:49 pm
    sounds like an episode of the twilight zone

    the cat, sensing death, enters the room
    rod serling hides in the corner

  60. Profile photo of crump199
    crump199 Male 18-29
    139 posts
    July 26, 2007 at 5:50 pm
    do do do do do do do do
  61. Profile photo of MrCrowly
    MrCrowly Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 6:00 pm
    That`s gotta be a weird call to the family. "we think ur relative is dying." "how do u know?" "the cat curled up next to him." "......"
  62. Profile photo of sertrbl
    sertrbl Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 7:08 pm
    "AWW!
    It`s sucha pretty cat.
    BUT WHY THE HELL IS IT CALLED OSCAR?!

    Jesus christs.
    Bets are there to be called silly things.
    You don`t give them HUMAN names."
    lay off the drugs.
    ill name a cat whatever i want to name it.

  63. Profile photo of WHOISIT12345
    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 8:02 pm
    .....creepy!
  64. Profile photo of Jesus101
    Jesus101 Male 18-29
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    July 26, 2007 at 8:18 pm
    umm no.. more like that cat has some virus and is spreading it to all the old ppl... thank god i dont like old ppl
  65. Profile photo of PrezBrown
    PrezBrown Female 30-39
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    July 26, 2007 at 10:43 pm
    Very very sweet. But in answer to the people freaking out, it appears (if you read the article) that they were not aware of what was going on at all. I mean the cat is in the Alzheimer`s & Dementia ward. At that late stage those poor folks aren`t really understanding ANYTHING.
  66. Profile photo of DAC06
    DAC06 Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 11:14 pm
    WOOT! Rhode Island yaaaaaaaaaay. represent
  67. Profile photo of DAC06
    DAC06 Male 13-17
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    July 26, 2007 at 11:18 pm
    duuuuuuuuuude. I just watched the video and thats where my grandparents live!! =D (no joke)
  68. Profile photo of saintnick
    saintnick Male 13-17
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    July 27, 2007 at 12:21 am
    come here kitty, kitty, kitty
  69. Profile photo of shiggiddy
    shiggiddy Male 13-17
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    July 27, 2007 at 1:19 am
    when a cat curls up on your chest, it`s not being affectionate, it`s checking whether you`re still breathing. if a cat finds you dead, it`s found a rather plentiful food source.

    i imagine the cat in this nursing home doesn`t have enough time to do much damage before one of the people working there finds the person has died. especially with them specifically watching it, now that it`s gotten a bit famous

  70. Profile photo of Gucciprincss
    Gucciprincss Female 30-39
    550 posts
    July 27, 2007 at 2:23 am
    I hope this doesn`t sound bad, but I think it`s kind of cool. Yes, the cat has a keen sense for these things, apparently, but maybe the cat didn`t want the older people to be alone during their final hours.

    They say cats have a keen sense for the dead. They can see spirits, and in this case, can sense when someone is about ready to pass.
    The nursing home should feel honored to have this kitty at their establishment!

    Oh, and another thing - not all cats are mean, and shiggiddy... I have THREE cats that like to curl up on my nexk to be affectionate. My cats have never been mean to anyone!

    As with any animal, it all depends on how they are raised. If any of you have mean pets, then maybe you should`ve treated them better when they were little. My husband and I also have a dog that is as equally friendly as our cats are.

  71. Profile photo of shiggiddy
    shiggiddy Male 13-17
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    July 27, 2007 at 2:34 am
    no no i don`t mean to say they`re mean at all, i like cats. it`s just how nature works, cats don`t necessarily respect the dead as we do.
  72. Profile photo of derangedingo
    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    July 27, 2007 at 7:10 am
    crazyotto:
    nice Richard Pryor reference

    article: freaking creepy... i was like `yeah, whatever..` until I read the part where it mentioned the 25!!! accurate predictions

  73. Profile photo of drgnfire
    drgnfire Male 18-29
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    July 28, 2007 at 12:33 am
    Is anyone reminded of the movie Constantine with this?

    When Keanu Reaves looks into the black cats eyes and gets transported to Hell?

  74. Profile photo of Wierdo484
    Wierdo484 Female 13-17
    98 posts
    July 28, 2007 at 7:22 am
    "when a cat curls up on your chest, it`s not being affectionate, it`s checking whether you`re still breathing. if a cat finds you dead, it`s found a rather plentiful food source."

    Holy sh.it then what was MY cat doing all this time?

  75. Profile photo of Roduku
    Roduku Male 50-59
    459 posts
    July 28, 2007 at 8:57 pm
    has anyone considered that there might be something about the cat that`s causing respiratory failure or cardiac arrest with prolonged exposure?
  76. Profile photo of NumbuhZero
    NumbuhZero Female 18-29
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    July 29, 2007 at 1:49 am
    I would have to lock my door at night.
    D=
  77. Profile photo of helion
    helion Male 18-29
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    July 29, 2007 at 4:50 pm
    "A cat is a medium for fluctuations in energy"

    ...????

    she scares me more than the cat

  78. Profile photo of sickntired
    sickntired Female 13-17
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    July 30, 2007 at 9:55 pm
    why are people so worked up about this? its not that special, all animals are like this. animals sense changes in people. the cat isnt killing them he just sits next to them during the final hours, its actually really sweet. when my mom was pregnant with me she didnt want her family to know, and her grandma`s cat jumped on her lap and started purring and the cat usually didnt like my mom and stayed away. theres been tons of cases like this before.

    but the cat is a cutie<3

  79. Profile photo of Denny2
    Denny2 Male 18-29
    155 posts
    July 31, 2007 at 1:04 am
    There is a dog with the same ability.
  80. Profile photo of spongamabob
    spongamabob Female 18-29
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    August 5, 2007 at 7:31 pm
    yea. i saw this on the news and would not want that cat to come near me.
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    carmalita565 Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2007 at 1:10 am
    to bad its dead now.

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