CPK Pet Thread

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by Standard78, Jan 10, 2018.

  1. jlauffer

    jlauffer Tempt not the Blade Platinum Member

    Apr 11, 2016
    Ye olde canine footwarmer!
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  2. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Little Molly is growing up in a hurry! Approximately a month after being officially adopted, she's now easily twice the size and the weight of those initially posted pics. I've been very intrigued about Molly's mutt lineage and the sum of her DNA parts, so to speak. Now that she's growing and the way which her characteristics are showing, I no longer think a Rottie mix but quite suspiciously an Australian Kelpie with some Aussie Cattle Dog ala (red) Heeler in the mixture. Great news for those with Blue Heelers and Kelpies (Jo, I think that your Ziggie is also in this bracket) is that there is some Dingo DNA swimming around in your dogs :D :D :D

  3. Standard78

    Standard78 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2015
    She does seem to have the Kelpie tri-coloring with Heeler/Dalmatian spotting on her paws, but I still see Shepherd in her face.
    If so, you’re going to have your hands full!
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2021
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  4. Jo the Machinist

    Jo the Machinist KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 17, 2015
    She is so freaking cute!
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  5. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    I’m a big advocate for getting those DNA panels - it can be helpful in establishing behavioral traits ahead of time, as well as any potential health or genetic concerns.

    I’ve gotten panels on all three of our mutt rescues and it’s been rather enlightening.

    We just got the panel back on Max. I’m rather floored by the results. I was convinced that he was a Rottweiler mix. Nope, not a drop...

    This meathead is a Pit, Chow, Malamute mix. This kid is already over 70 pounds and he thinks he only weighs 15.

  6. abbydaddy

    abbydaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 14, 2014
    The world lost a legendary feline today. Mr. Onion passed suddenly last night. His rabbit chomping girthyness will no longer menace the neighborhood rats, and my dog Dunham will no longer have her companion.

    Mr. Onion had lived with me since he was 5 weeks old. He made it to 14. I will miss my little (very fat) thumbsucking kitty.

    I buried him under the lilac next to Hopalong Kitty, the only other cat I ever knew him to actually like.

  7. gunslinger387

    gunslinger387 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 31, 2010
    Very sorry for your loss. Always a tough thing losing a beloved pet.
  8. Nathan the Machinist

    Nathan the Machinist KnifeMaker / Machinist / Evil Genius Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 13, 2007
    That's rough when that happens. Good cats are cool. Sorry for your loss.
  9. woodysone

    woodysone Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    Very sorry for your lose of a wonderful friend, it’s amazing how far in these guys get into our hearts and one wishes that they can be around forever but the memories will be. Thumbsucking? I wish you could have shared some pictures of that.;):D RIP Mister Onion
  10. Odog27

    Odog27 Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Nov 20, 2011
    RIP Mr. Onion.
    My condolences. It sounds like he was good companion and fierce family defender. Beware the bunnies!
  11. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Isn’t it wonderful how a pet’s innocence capture’s it’s human owner’s heart throughout the years and in ways complements our own humanity with happiness and joy?

    What a beautiful setting you have there friend where you buried your Mr. Onion.
  12. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Sorry for your loss.
  13. Standard78

    Standard78 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2015
    My condolences, Abbydaddy.
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