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Old 09-13-2005, 04:37 PM
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New biodiesel source material purrs like a kitten

Inventor turns dead cats into diesel

A German inventor says he's found a way to make cheap diesel fuel out of dead cats.

Dr Christian Koch, 55, from Kleinhartmannsdorf, said his method uses old tyres, weeds and animal cadavers.

They are heated up to 300 Celsius to filter out hydrocarbon which is then turned into diesel by a catalytic converter.

He said the resulting "high quality bio-diesel" costs just 15 pence per litre.

Koch said the cadaver of a fully grown cat can produce 2.5 litres of fuel - meaning around 20 cats are needed for a full tank.

He said: "I tank my car with my own diesel mixture and have driven it for 105,000 miles without any problems."

Annelise Krauss of the Dresden Animal Protection Association blasted Koch's new diesel though, saying: "This is as bad as experimenting on animals."
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Old 09-13-2005, 04:52 PM
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105,000/30?=3500 US gallons= 13,248.2 liters/2.5= 5,299.28 cats

Unless he's driving a rabbit
Then he might get 20mpc
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Old 09-13-2005, 05:16 PM
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Buckle up folks this could get ugly.
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Old 09-13-2005, 05:17 PM
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Hmm, putting a tiger in your tank is no longer necessary, just a lot of pussy . . . never mind.

Do diesels have hairball filters?
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Old 09-13-2005, 05:22 PM
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....yet another chewed up incarnation of the hackneyed phrase pussy-mobile


But seriously….too bad the idea hasn’t graduated it to accommodating and employing other bio-trash in the many land fills that dot the countryside
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Old 09-13-2005, 05:41 PM
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I wonder who's going to buy that patent?
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Esso would be pi$$ed

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Inventor turns dead cats into diesel

A German inventor says he's found a way to make cheap diesel fuel out of dead cats.

Dr Christian Koch, 55, from Kleinhartmannsdorf, said his method uses old tyres, weeds and animal cadavers.

They are heated up to 300 Celsius to filter out hydrocarbon which is then turned into diesel by a catalytic converter.

He said the resulting "high quality bio-diesel" costs just 15 pence per litre.

Koch said the cadaver of a fully grown cat can produce 2.5 litres of fuel - meaning around 20 cats are needed for a full tank.

He said: "I tank my car with my own diesel mixture and have driven it for 105,000 miles without any problems."

Annelise Krauss of the Dresden Animal Protection Association blasted Koch's new diesel though, saying: "This is as bad as experimenting on animals."
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Hi Botnst,

I knew that all those years of Esso "Putting a TIGER in your tank" would come back to haunt them.

Now if we could only get that other one out of the cereal box, the energy "crunch" would be history.

There are far too many liberals without a sense of humoUr working at the APA ....
Is that short for the "Amimal Prevention Association"?

Do you think that the the new way of calculating economy will be called "K/KM" (Kittys per Kilometer)?
My only question is how wil you squeeze them through the little hole in the filler piper?

Ron (Canada)

PS the above was not intended to irritate any pussy lovers
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Let's see now, I've belittled the notion of Gaia (the absurd idea that any spiritual or metaphysical entity could possibly have any concern about the health of life as a whole on the planet) a few times this month already, better leave that one alone for a week or two. Lets see now, what can I do to thumb my nose at all those week-kneed hippie dreamers.....AH! I know, bio-diesel made from dead cats! God, I'm brilliant...
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I can hear the PETA folks having strokes now......
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Old 09-13-2005, 11:27 PM
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Let's see now, I've belittled the notion of Gaia (the absurd idea that any spiritual or metaphysical entity could possibly have any concern about the health of life as a whole on the planet) a few times this month already, better leave that one alone for a week or two. Lets see now, what can I do to thumb my nose at all those week-kneed hippie dreamers.....AH! I know, bio-diesel made from dead cats! God, I'm brilliant...
Nice satire! Man, I love it when it is done with sharp humor.

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Old 09-14-2005, 03:40 AM
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Man, if I could just find a way to burn empty beer cans and liquor bottles in my car..... Narwhal.

I've been doing that for years. Its a proprietary method I'm unable to share openly. The labor involved makes it a time sink and really not worth it, though. I've also been using urea concentrated cat pee to produce a cleaner burn. Been doing that for years, too.
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Nice satire! Man, I love it when it is done with sharp humor.
You're too kind, sir.
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Old 09-14-2005, 05:23 PM
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Sheeeeeeooooooot B thats the quote I've been looking for, I had a LT in the Army that was an English Lit major that read Shakespeare to us "to clear the head and make us think.

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I wonder who's going to buy that patent?
The Soylent corporation...
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