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Is it a cat? Is it a dog? Can you even see the image?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by skateycat, Nov 21, 2013.

What is the critter in the wicker rocking chair?

Poll closed Dec 5, 2013.
  1. It's a cat!

    89.6%
  2. It's a dog!

    6.3%
  3. I can't see the image!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. It's a trick! It's really a ________!

    4.2%
  1. skateycat

    skateycat Minecraft Widow

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    For my digitization and digital preservation class, I am writing the metadata for this image.

    I can't decide if it's a cat or a dog. What do you all think? Can you even see the image?
     
  2. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow Dancing

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    Looks like a cat to me.
     
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  3. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

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    Definitely a cat. The ears, eyes, and tail all seem cat like.

    I'm sad, I thought this would be one of those illusions where both are there and it reveals inner truths on which we see.
     
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  4. Corianna

    Corianna Active Member

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  5. OliviaPug

    OliviaPug Well-Known Member

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  6. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Past Prancer's Corridor

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    :cat: (The ears, face, paws, and fur all say Meow!)
     
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  7. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

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    Cat, for sure. The paws are the giveaway to me. The other features, even the ears, could be dog tho they're all more catlike, but the paws are 100% incontrovertible cat.

    The biggest detractor is the snout, though. Something about the lighting makes the face look somewhat dog-like.
     
  8. OliviaPug

    OliviaPug Well-Known Member

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    I know what you mean. I have pugs, which are neither cat nor dog nor of this planet ...

    O-
     
  9. Jenny

    Jenny From the Bloc

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    That was my thought too - the only thing that was in question is the snout, but it's shadowy picture. Everything else about it - especially the muscles of the shoulder and front leg - says cat, including the fact that it wouldn't sit still for the picture :)
     
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  10. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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    The cat. The skull shape and the legs are a cat, not a dog.
     
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  11. Sassafras

    Sassafras Well-Known Member

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  12. DAngel

    DAngel Well-Known Member

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    It's a trick! It's Pepé Le Pew!
     
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  13. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

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  14. Gypsy

    Gypsy Watching the Leaves Change!

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  15. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Liza, Julia, Elena, Evgenia, Russian pairs

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    I voted for 'cat' but I was not 100% sure. If the question was "what animal do you see?" I am not sure that I would have picked 'cat'. However, I thought 80% of it looked like a cat; definitely not a dog.
     
  16. my little pony

    my little pony snarking for AZE

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    lol, i see a cat but i expected the girl from the ring to pop out
     
  17. kwanatic

    kwanatic Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a cat to me...
     
  18. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

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    Cat! Looks a lot like my Abigail to be honest. :D
     
  19. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    Agree with this!
     
  20. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

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  21. Anita18

    Anita18 Well-Known Member

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  22. Wiery

    Wiery Well-Known Member

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    Meowwww! Actually, it's the front leg that looks definitely cat-like to me.
     
  23. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    I think it looks like Prancer. This is a trick poll.
     
  24. skateycat

    skateycat Minecraft Widow

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    Thanks everyone for answering! I feel like a contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? when they poll the audience. I feel like cat is a pretty definitive answer. Hey Meredith, Cat is my final answer.
     
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  25. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Liza, Julia, Elena, Evgenia, Russian pairs

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    :ROFL

    We should have known, based on your screen name. I did vote for a cat. It's been fun.
     
  26. essence_of_soy

    essence_of_soy Well-Known Member

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    I thought it was a bad-ass honey badger.
     
  27. Japanfan

    Japanfan Well-Known Member

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    Obviously a cat to me as well.