[Sca-cooks] To cat or not to cat

Ian Kusz sprucebranch at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 09:34:00 PDT 2012

all right, no lynx...how about bobcat?  That's not domestic.  Or is the
domesticity not the problem?

On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Johnna Holloway <johnnae at mac.com> wrote:

> \
> In the contiguous United States, the Canada lynx population is considered
> threatened, so eating a lynx
> would also not be ok. Even the blog by Hank Shaw at Hunter Angler Gardener
> Cook draws the line at eating wild cats.
> http://honest-food.net/2012/03/04/the-lines-we-draw/
> The other animals you mentioned are not threatened but fish and game laws
> vary in each state.
> Johnnae
> On Aug 2, 2012, at 9:57 PM, Ian Kusz wrote:
> > huh.  I'm clueless as to why this is a big issue (unless she's taking
> > someone's pet), but then I don't understand most social cues.  So I'll
> stay
> > out of the mix, here. I'm wondering, though, do you folks have the same
> attitude toward, say,
> > wildcats, like lynx?  I mean, some of them are almost as small as a
> > housecat (depending on the breed)....how about possum, or "ring-tailed
> cat"
> > or polecat or whadyacallums .....uh, raccoon? snipped
> > bunnies?  Muskrat?
> ____________

Ian of Oertha

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