notdownnlocked
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How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Mon Dec 08, 2003 4:35 pm

I remember seeing some time ago a website that showed the average amount of hairs on most living beings but I cannot find it now. Anybody have the link or any guesses about how many hairs on a cat?
 
zak
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Mon Dec 08, 2003 4:53 pm

655654346435435345335232332
give one take one :/

also:
"There can be up to 200 hairs per square millimeter!"
so measure your cats surface and do the math.
10=2
 
TriStar500
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Mon Dec 08, 2003 5:25 pm

I wonder how long it will take until someone comes up with a "How do I count the number of hairs on my a$$?" thread... Big grin
Homer: Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
 
BOAC
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:27 am

How often does the cat wax (if we really are talking about cats)
 
bobrayner
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:41 am

Easy.

Weigh one cat hair. Then shave the cat, and weigh all the hair you shaved off. Divide the latter weight by the former, and you get the number of hairs on a cat.

This is just an approximation. It's only accurate for a spherical cat, motionless in a vacuum. You'll have to make your own relativistic corrections.
Cunning linguist
 
BR715-A1-30
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:58 am

Bobrayner, My cat is on its way to your house. Please conduct this experiment on Poor Sniffles and send the results to:

Cat Results
P.O. Box 113
Richmond, VA 23232

or...

Call: 1-800-Cat Hair.
Puhdiddle
 
bobrayner
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Wed Dec 10, 2003 11:02 am

My cat is on its way to your house. Please conduct this experiment on Poor Sniffles and send the results to ...

How do you deliver pets? Do you use a conventional parcel service?
Apparently, these people are very good:
http://www.petsovernight.com/
Cunning linguist
 
notdownnlocked
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Wed Dec 10, 2003 4:53 pm

Bob, thanks for the great help  Smile/happy/getting dizzy Perhaps I can borrow your scale to weigh a cat hair as my scale isn't that sensitive. I'm also thinkin' I'm goin' to send you my cats too!!! The spherical cat thing is just too much. I have a Persian and an Ocicat and I don't know where to start to count hairs except the ones we pick off the couch ?!?!?!?!
 
707CMF
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Wed Dec 10, 2003 5:26 pm

On this one ?
none



707
 
bigphilnyc
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Wed Dec 10, 2003 5:33 pm

My girlfriend shaves.

Oh! Sorry. Wrong cat.
Phil Derner Jr.
 
vaporlock
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Thu Dec 11, 2003 8:37 am

Bigphilnyc, don't you mean "pussy"!

Phyllis  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
 
photopilot
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RE: How Many Hairs On A Cat?

Thu Dec 11, 2003 10:11 am

As long as there are enough hairs so that I can floss properly.....  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up

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