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The Buttered Cat Paradox

I came across this image and thought it was a great comic and worth sharing. The full Wikipedia article can be seen here. It also links in with Dave Mattingly's question on why cat's are able to turn themselves midair so they land on their feet.

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3 years, 8 months ago

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Cool. It's not animal abuse, but I've noticed that if I shake my cat, and hehe give him some "flying lessons", that he usually doesn't land on his feet. Maybe my cat is special. :D

Finn Hulse - 3 years, 8 months ago

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Not sure whether upvoting this comment will mean I think it is funny or I approve of throwing cats...

Daniel Liu - 3 years, 8 months ago

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Haha. :D

Finn Hulse - 3 years, 8 months ago

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For what it is worth, this is my favorite gif of a falling cat.

Obviously this one is not burdened with the paradox of being buttered.

Peter Taylor Staff - 3 years, 8 months ago

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Isn't it obvious? The butter will diffuse to the other side of the bread!

Trevor B. - 3 years, 8 months ago

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Rather, effuse not diffuse :P

Daniel Liu - 3 years, 8 months ago

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