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I grew up at about 50 degrees latitude and saw these as well as Sun Dogs[^] more than I want to remember. The wikipedia pages do not really talk about the accompanying weather but (for Sun Dogs at least) they are very reliable at telling you that it is going to be cold as hell (*) very soon.
So I went from a job where, among other things, branching wasn't done because it was too complicated, you had to queue builds in SDLC manually for QA and for PROD you had to go through another layer of paperwork which involved filling out some obtuse fields in a horrid Excel document and then submitting a deploy request through an equally horrid custom web page....
...to a job where branching is used (typically on something where making a custom branch would be useful) and Jenkins is set up to automatically build and deploy to code to the test / live site depending on where the commit / merge is made (dev or master.)
No submitting builds manually in SDLC, no obtuse forms, no awful web UI's.
Life is good. Very good.
Now, granted, supposedly the reason for the miserable way of doing things previously had to do with auditing requirements, but really, there still had to be a better way!
Answers only count if you actually have a cat and/or dog yourself. Just watching cat videos or cute dog videos, etc. on YouTube doesn't count. Just remember, dogs have owners, cats have staff.
Full disclosure - I have a dog currently, but have had both in the past - simultaneously!
I will update this list occasionally as responses come in.
Current cat owners: 11
Past cat owners: 5
Current dog owners: 13
Past dog owners: 6
Future dog owners: 2
* Llama (unsubstantiated)
* Coffee Bean (unroasted - not a flying toy!)
* Ex-pig (no further explanation required)
* Assorted rodents
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Cats. Independent rather than fawning, generally helpful with their wastes instead of "here'll do", don't eat noxious substances then lick your face, ...
Don't get me wrong; I like dogs - my neighbour calls me "The Dog Whisperer" because his dogs do whatever I want them to, and ignore every command he gives them - just I like them like children: fine as long as you can give them back.
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Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
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I've got 4 dogs and 1 cat. I like both, but I must admit that I prefer the cat. He's an outdoor cat and earns his stay by getting rid of the rodents around the house. The dogs, well they're cute, but really provide no service whatsoever other than being a blanket for the Mrs. at home.
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