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Normally I preselect a Top Comments topic way in advance, but, once again, I got nuttin' (the writing Muse must be on an extended vacation), so I'm bringing you more cats.  You can find the first edition here.

Cats love boxes.  

No matter what you buy for them, how much you spend or how long it took you to assemble it, they'll always, always prefer the box it came in.

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So why do cats love boxes?  Scientists say that a box gives a cat a sense of security and protection on all sides.  It provides a safe place to hide and keeps cats warm.  It is also made of paper, manufactured from wood, so it smells like the trees outside, instinctually a cats natural habitat.


This may be the reason they love paper bags, too, but not plastic bags or the dreaded cat carrier which are made of plastic.

Clearly this owner saved some $$$ and made cats very, very happy.

Bonus:

And a reminder for the humans that serve cats:
Now on to the real reason you stopped by, Top Comments.

Some images came from here.  Others I've collected over the years.

TOP COMMENTS  
May 13, 2014

Thanks to tonight's Top Comments contributors! Let us hear from YOU
when you find that proficient comment.

From Dave in Northridge:

Ken in MN has some great ideas about how the people the committee subpoenas should respond to questions in Jed Lewisons front page post Boehner: GOP's #Benghazi panel will do just fine without Democrats
From your Muse-less diarist:
I liked this worth rant from eltee in VL Bakers diary Climate 'holy shit' moment is here: Sixty-nine feet of sea level rise setting in.  The short and troubling diary is worth a read.
Annieli started a funny thread in Hunters diary As wallets empty, Bundy militia begs for cash.  Looks like Cliven Bundy isn't the only moocher there anymore.

TOP MOJO
May 13, 2014


(excluding Tip Jars and first comments)

Got mik!


  1) Having gone through medical school... by Dallasdoc — 146
  2) I hope someone by Mnemosyne — 105
  3) No, but it depends on what the paper is used for by cyberKosFan — 96
  4) Yup, anyone who thinks that we live in a by blue jersey mom — 94
  5) When Native mascots are not allowed by navajo — 89
  6) Blessings on you for your kindness. by CroneWit — 83
  7) I worked my way through school by pollwatcher — 80
  8) Geez. Tweeted with the hashtag #NotYourMascot by navajo — 79
  9) That 'second layer" by grannycarol — 71
10) Oh yeah, I heard that racism is gone now. I think by oldpotsmuggler — 69
11) Yep and Oliver is Exactly Where I've Been on This by Gooserock — 68
12) I hope they nominate this guy. by elwior — 68
13) However... by JekyllnHyde — 66
14) Sometimes, as a soon-to-be-old-guy... by Senor Unoball — 66
15) If it is any help by PSWaterspirit — 65
16) Just stop it by eltee — 64
17) I could be stoned out of my freaking mind for a by The Marti — 62
18) I'm just waiting for some ultra-rich homophobe by ontheleftcoast — 60
19) The science is settled. by AlyoshaKaramazov — 60
20) You're missing a lot of things by Ozy — 59
21) Not only is it a "gay" kiss, it appears to be by commonmass — 58
22) I'm guessing those by gchaucer2 — 58
23) Isn't it nice to have a conscience? by Nannyberry — 56
24) In other news... by CanisMaximus — 56
25) do owls exist? by RLMiller — 55
26) I'm fine with their curses -- we deserve it by The Dead Man — 53
27) And he serves Florida by The Termite — 52
28) no one needs more than one photo from you. by greenbird — 52
29) Like what Marco Rubio just said! Perfect timing by ericlewis0 — 51
30) If I can vote by snail mail by indycam — 51
How incredible is this?  For an explanation of How Top Mojo Works, see mik's FAQing Top Mojo

Top Pictures for yesterday.  Click any image to be taken to the full comment. Thank you jotter for the awesome image magic!  


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