kis·met \ˈkiz-ˌmet, -mət\ - noun; often capitalized
1. fate.
"We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language.
That may be the measure of our lives." - Toni Morrison

"Growing up Southern is a privilege, really. It's more than where you're born; it's an idea and state of mind that seems imparted at birth. It's more than loving fried chicken, sweet tea, football, and country music. It’s being hospitable, devoted to front porches, magnolias, moon pies, coca-cola... and each other. We don't become Southern - we're born that way." - Unknown

10 March 2010

some people are just crazy

Why did my pet lion/alligator/tiger/chimpanzee/[insert wild animal of choice here] just attack me?
Let's pause for a moment to think about everything wrong with this question. Okay, pausing over.
Why do you think [wild animal of choice] attacked you? Is it perhaps because it's wild? No, no, it couldn't be that. Never.

That being said, I give you:
Fatal Attractions

A mini series coming to Animal Planet, Sunday, March 14th.

Have you heard of this show?

These people adopt and raise wild animals as pets. Sound stupid? Well, it is. The whole show revolves around these "pets" attacking, maiming, and sometimes killing their owners. I just watched a blurb about it on CNN. A woman had a pet leopard. It attacked the back of her head. What else would you expect from a wild animal? They're called wild for a reason. Namely, they aren't supposed to be domesticated. Oh, dear. Oh, dear.


lotusgirl said...

Yep. Some people are nuts. Would this be a form of natural selection? Take themselves right out of the gene pool. I'm just saying...

Sterling said...

I was taken in and I have been cared for. I guess it's just a matter of time before my natural instincts must be unleashed.

Washing dishes, making beds, cleaning the bathroom, lifting the lid and then putting the lid down, washing behind my ears. The list is long. When my inner animal comes out it is not pretty.

After the carnage you will find me out back in the "dog house" licking my wounds. Then quickly begging to be taken back in again and pretending as if the beast inside me can be controlled.

Karen said...

Lois and Sterling are definitely from the same gene pool!

Brittany said...

I agree with you. I was dumbfounded when people were insisting that Sea World put down the killer whale that attack it's trainer a few weeks ago. Seriously? It's a wild animal. Release it back into the wild where it's supposed to be. People act so astonished when a wild animal attacks. What did they expect? We have hundreds of domestic animal attacks a year. If someone's dog is going to attack them then why not a pet tiger, bear, ect.

Kelsie said...

hahaha i want to watch dumb people.