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hairball

1. and furball n. an obnoxious person. I wish that the guys I date didn’t always turn out to be hairballs. Shut up, you skanky furball!
2. exclam. How awful! (Usually Hairball! An exclamation of disgust. From the name of the undigested mass of fur vomited by a cat.) Hairball! I did it wrong again!
3. n. a mess; something difficult or unpleasant. My life has become a hairball. I can’t go on.
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After grooming, wipe your cat with a clean cloth to remove any loose hairs and feed your pet commercial cat food specifically formulated to reduce hairballs.
Method Two: A metal coat hanger is good for about one million different uses--one of which is reaching into tub drains and pulling out large hairballs. Cut a long length of hanger and bend the end into a closed "C" hook and the other in an "O"-shaped handle.
Canned pumpkin has an advantage over oil-based hairball remedies: Overusing the latter can decrease the absorption of some essential nutrients.
For example, many hairball remedies are petroleum-based, whereas Vet Basis Healthy Breath & Body for Cats is a gel of canola oil, hydrogenated vegetable oil and cod liver oil ($11.99).
It's a musical hairball coughed up by posh kids for critics who are old enough to remember the thrill of early Talking Heads, Postcard Records (Scotland's great lost indie label) and Rough Trade.
Catwoman ``belongs in the litter box'', according to USA Today, while the New York Post described it as ``about as sexy as a hairball'', despite Berry's skin tight leather catsuit.
USA Today said Catwoman 'belongs in the litter box' while the New York Post described it as 'about as sexy as a hairball.'
So, we kick off this month with April Fool's Day, No Housework Day, National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day, and National Hairball Awareness Day.
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"It will take a while to unravel the hairball," he conceded.
Jon's Peromalt Hairball Remedy; 2002 Food Tube of the Year for Vetoquinol USA's JumpStart; 2002 Household Industrial Tube of the year for Dow Corning High Vacuum Grease and 2002 Innovative Tube of the Year for TIGI's bead Head Dumb Blonde Reconstructor.
Favorite book: Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving With Grace, by Gordon MacKenzie (Viking Press, 1998).
"Environmental health lies right in the middle of the great tangled hairball of research," says Sherry Marts, the society's scientific director.
Huntoon says of laundry returned from outsourcers, "We were getting thin, torn gowns, or a hairball in the middle of a stack of washcloths, or sheets with some hospital's name on them.
An antidote to the trite way that creativity gets commercialized is the definitive and delightful "Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving with Grace" by Gordon MacKenzie.