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Cat Scan - patches available Answered

From Tumblr, via Animal New York, via Notcot, comes The Cat Scan.

It's cats.

On scanners.

It's weird, yet somehow obvious.  The blasted animal has fallen asleep on your scanner again, so why not try and teach it to sleep elsewhere?

What's the oddest thing you have ever scanned?


I've decided to arbitrarily award patches to any scans people upload.

  • It must be something you've scanned yourself.
  • If it was alive at the start of the scan, it must be alive and unharmed at the end of the scan (ie don't hold frogs still be pressing down on the lid).
  • International entries are absolutely allowed.



Heeeeeeeere kitty kitty kitty kitty....

You should amend your rules:

It must not be something you've scanned of yourself.
Images must abide by the The Site's terms of service.

 You know how some people think around here...

The Corporate Lawyers

yeah.....without breaking the site rules to tell the story: me and my wife met on the internet (11  years ago), neither of us had web cams, but we both had scanners (the same visioneer scanner at that...weird)....so, yeah, the "don't scan dirty bits" caveat is probably a good idea

This is actually a very old idea. There was a site in the 90's for scanned-cats, cat-scan.com or something.


Just in case anyone hasn't heard this one . . . 

An old woman took a very limp parrot into a vet's office. As she placed her pet on the table, the vet pulled out his stethoscope and listened to the bird's chest. After a moment or two, the vet shook his head sadly and said, "I'm so sorry, but Polly has passed away." The distressed owner wailed, "Are you sure? I mean, you
haven't done any testing on him or anything. He might just be in a coma or something."

The vet rolled his eyes, shrugged, turned and left the room, returning a few moments later with a beautiful black Labrador. As the bird's owner looked on in amazement, the dog stood on his hind legs, put his front paws on the examination table and sniffed the dead parrot from top to bottom. He then looked at the vet with sad eyes and shook his head.

The vet patted the dog and took it out, but returned a few moments later with a cat. The cat jumped up and also sniffed delicately at the ex-bird. The cat sat back, shook its head, meowed and ran out of the room.

The vet looked at the woman and said, "I'm sorry, but as I said, your parrot is definitely 100% certifiably ... dead." He then turned to his computer terminal, hit a few keys and produced a bill which he handed to the old lady.

The parrot's owner, still in shock, took the bill. "$500!," she cried, "$500 just to tell me that my bird is dead!?" The vet shrugged. "If you'd taken my word for it the bill would only have been $20, but what with the Lab report and the Cat scan..."

sadly, while my puter is down and out, I am unable to upload pictures, not even with the old uploader.....

Give me a couple days and I'll get around to posting a picture.

My wife scanned SO MANY THINGS for loading into eBay a year ago, the scanner became useless (she was unable to BE CAREFUL, and so scratched it so nothing looked good anymore....she even tried to scan a Breyer horse {full sized model} once....)


7 years ago

At school we had an elderly scanner that did colour images one channel at a time.  This meant you could move things around between the scans and get crazy rainbow images.  Moving things while it was scanning to get stretched/distorted images was popular as well.

I've never had a scannedwich, though...

Good grief.

Some people have far too much time on their hands!

says the man who started a forum post about "cat scans"

I have an excuse, I'm practising for unemployment!

you could go back to school and get a certification in Cat scanning.
or perhaps advance the field and design a new technology for feline imaging. perhaps an MeowRI machine?

Nice cat, I love them.