Turkey needs cataract surgery...

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  1. rattrap007

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    The Associated Press: Mass. woman seeks funds for turkey's eye surgery

    Just eat the damn bird. It is a meal, not a f***ing pet! A dog i can see doing surgery. Same with a cat. But a turkey? Just eat it with stuffing and gravy like a normal person..
     
  2. Darkwing48

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    In any carnivores eyes, anyone is food. What separates food from pet is an emotional attachment.
     
  3. rattrap007

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    We eat turkeys. We don't eat dogs. Turkeys are a big source of food. Dogs are not. Turkeys are dinner... not pets..
     
  4. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    Turkeys can fly? Huh, learn something new every day. Kind of a shame that what I learned today is useless...
     
  5. Ziero

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    A lot of people eat dog meat. Meat is meat and pets are pets.
     
  6. rattrap007

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    God as my witness, i thought turkeys could fly...
    Happy Thanksgiving - WKRP Turkey Drop


    WILD turkeys can fly.. Domesticated ones like you eat at thanksgiving can't. They are raised to be to fat to fly...
     
  7. rattrap007

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    I meant US/UK doesn't.. not asia..
     
  8. Ziero

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    I did too.

    You can form an emotional attachment to any kind of animal. Once you name it and start taking care of it, that makes it a pet.
     
  9. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    Oh yeah, I knew that. Wasn't thinking about the wild ones. I can learn again today!!!
     
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    Correction: Some people don't eat dogs, just like some people don't eat pigs.
    (I cannot find pic of dog rears on a cart, but can post pic of roasted guinea pig.)


    I have a friend who because a vegetarian after meeting someone else's pet pig.
     
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    All this fuss over Thanksgiving dinner?

    Just cook the damn thing
     
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    Eat the damn thing. It'll never see it coming....
     
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    Slice the fuckers throat and throw it in the oven!

    What's the problem here?
     
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    They are also too fat to breed they have to be artificially bred which is kind of sad for them takes away the only thing they might have had to look forward to XD as for the one in question if she gets the money and gets its eyes fixed so be it if not oh well thanksgiving dinner he we come!
     
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    Hey, my family has had a few pet turkeys in the past, so yes turkeys can be pets too... providing you live out in the country, that is.


    But wow... a turkey needing eye surgery? That's a first...
     
  16. Omnius

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    Until it becomes lunch. Then it's referred to as 'tasty'.
     
  17. Dremare

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    I can take that as a racist comment, but I won't right now. I'll pester you about it later.


    But hey, if people can have pet pigs, chickens, ducks, cows, and fish, they can keep turkeys as pets, too. Come on, animals are animals. We eat them, and we can keep them as pets. There isn't exactly a 'rule' for this, it's just that usually we eat turkeys instead of dogs.
     
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    Pointing out cultural based norms on what is and is not socially acceptable is not racism.
     
  19. rattrap007

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    Considering they eat dogs in many parts of asia and we wouldn't dream of it in the US it is not racist.
     
  20. Crazymadman

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    Wow, I really hate all these a-holes who are saying a turkey can't be a pet. Turkeys actually make good pets.
     

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