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New post on BuzzFeed Community: You Can Milk A Cow Into Cat.
Photo by Nat Farbman: Cats Blackie & Brownie catching squirts of milk during milking at Arch Badertscher’s dairy farm, 1954. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

New post on BuzzFeed Community: You Can Milk A Cow Into Cat.

Photo by Nat Farbman: Cats Blackie & Brownie catching squirts of milk during milking at Arch Badertscher’s dairy farm, 1954. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Right on Target by ColoradoStateUniversity on Flickr.

Woman milking a cow, State Agricultural College (now Colorado State University), circa 1921.

Apparently, doing this is/was a THING. Check out Nat Farbman’s photos of Blackie and Brownie catching squirts, from LIFE, 1954.

Right on Target by ColoradoStateUniversity on Flickr.

Woman milking a cow, State Agricultural College (now Colorado State University), circa 1921.

Apparently, doing this is/was a THING. Check out Nat Farbman’s photos of Blackie and Brownie catching squirts, from LIFE, 1954.

"Margaret Humphreys’ grandfather’s eldest sister, Catherine Jones with Margaret’s mother, Margaret Cordelia Jones holding a cat outside the Alfred Trace Dairy at 146 Walmer Road, London," 1900.
Via People’s Collection Wales (Casgliad y Werin Cymru).

"Margaret Humphreys’ grandfather’s eldest sister, Catherine Jones with Margaret’s mother, Margaret Cordelia Jones holding a cat outside the Alfred Trace Dairy at 146 Walmer Road, London," 1900.

Via People’s Collection Wales (Casgliad y Werin Cymru).

tail puller by the ghost of me on Flickr.

Postcard from 1905.

tail puller by the ghost of me on Flickr.

Postcard from 1905.

Polydactyls!
bad-postcards:

LICKIN’ GOOD

Polydactyls!

bad-postcards:

LICKIN’ GOOD

hautecatture:

(photographer unknown, 1930)

hautecatture:

(photographer unknown, 1930)

Photograph by Nina Leen, 1952. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Photograph by Nina Leen, 1952Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Nat Farbman: Cats Blackie & Brownie catching squirts of milk during milking at Arch Badertscher’s dairy farm. Fresno, CA, 1954. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Nat Farbman: Cats Blackie & Brownie catching squirts of milk during milking at Arch Badertscher’s dairy farm. Fresno, CA, 1954. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.