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Pussy Overrider

Avoid hair in unwanted places.
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Twizzle, our cat, loves nothing more than getting most-lovely attention at the dinner table. His tail is a problem though. As he visits the lap of each diner, it thrashes around leaving hairs in a Zorro-like gash in the butter.

I propose a remote control unit that overrides pussy-control of the tail (yes; he agreed to the surgery; I have his pawprint). Press "Red" to render it floppy. No danger of dander now...

Of course, after five minutes, there will be a timeout in case drunken diners forget to re-enable the tail.

DenholmRicshaw, Dec 31 2006

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Mt. Olympus http://www.sacredsi...ece/mt_olympus.html
The real thing [csea, Jan 01 2007]

"Pussy Overrider" https://en.wikipedi...r_NMSCF_2019_14.JPG
Overrides the entire cat in one simple action. [8th of 7, Jan 18 2020]


       I'm thinking it's not just the tail that sheds.
DrCurry, Dec 31 2006

       It's a case of prioritization. The tail's the worst. The coat is priority two.   

       And anyway, imagine if we rendered the whole cat limp at the press of a button. It would fall down on the floor and I would get beaten up.
DenholmRicshaw, Dec 31 2006

       Nah, you'd be fine - just press your *other* red button to make their arms go floppy.
imaginality, Dec 31 2006

       Aggh! [link]
csea, Jan 01 2007

       Ian, you evil genius. *applauds*
imaginality, Jan 01 2007

       //coughs up fur ball, slings at I.T's general direction...//
blissmiss, Jan 01 2007

Voice, Jan 17 2020

       Ditto borg bait
not_morrison_rm, Jan 17 2020

       Is not a simpler solution to just coat the offending tail with silicone sealant? Maintains flexibility whilst preventing shedding.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 18 2020

       // [marked-for-borgbait] //   

       // Pussy Overrider //   

       We had in mind something more like this: <link>
8th of 7, Jan 18 2020


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