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1. n. a fellow; a guy; a dude. Now, this cat wants to borrow some money from me. What should I do?
2. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. Looks like somebody catted in the bushes.
3. n. a gossipy woman. Mary can be such a cat, you know.
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Businesses that incur costs for their customers and then pass them through in the sales price of the goods or services are paying CAT on inflated gross receipts.
CAT supervisors felt that a trailer would require far less maintenance than a vehicle and be more reliable, even after long idle periods.
Three CAT human therapeutic antibody products are now in clinical development, with two further product candidates in pre-clinical development.
CAT provides a five-step process to guide you through the model.
Our finding of no seropositive cats may be explained in 3 ways: 1) feral cats are rarely, if at all, exposed to NiV in nature; 2) the death rate from NiV infection in cats is so high that few or none survive with immunity; or 3) our sample size was too small to detect a seropositive cat.
Wilcox says her organization does not oppose relocating colonies "if feral cats are in an area where there are endangered species and there is evidence that the feral cats are a problem.
For a pilot study, he staked out a Georgia dairy barn and kept track of which cats rested together.
Bethesda's cats can be found curled up on residents' laps and beds, being pushed in wheelchairs, or entertaining everyone with their antics.
And, as the Cats claimed they knew, VOOM cleans up everything.
Charges Appropriate and Necessary for Cruelty against Feral Cats
CANOGA PARK - City animal-control officers have shut down an unlicensed animal-rescue operation after seizing dozens of sick cats during a recent raid, officials said Monday.
From 1998 to 2003, 497 humans and 1,056 cats with culture-proven sporotrichosis were studied.
A lot of people presume they're allergic to cat hair, but in reality they're allergic to a protein (chemical made by instructions from a cell's DNA) that the cats emit," says Simon Brodie, president of Allerca, Inc.