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May 07, 2006

Yep, it's a pretty common problem

Lemme juuuuuust take a look here. General Chiptractor sent me—said you needed some help. Yeppers, I can see why. Simple case of thee uh, crank shaft disconnecting from the fetzer valve. Those valves are, uh, notorious in these here '76 Jimmys. Yepp-per. Now, you prepare that Fetzer valve with some, uh, 3-in-1 oil and some gauze pads, and she should be good to er, go there.


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wow, first? yay! this sounds just like my mechanic!

 |  May 07, 2006 at 03:32 PM

He's just lifting the truck up a bit so the mechanic can shimmy under there.
Kitty: "ehn!"

 |  May 07, 2006 at 03:34 PM

So that's why my Mom's car won't work right...damn cut-rate feline mechanics!

Too cute...

 |  May 07, 2006 at 03:35 PM

Kitty mad! Kitty smash! ennnnnnnh! ernhe! ooomph!

♥'s G.D. & animals ☺
 |  May 07, 2006 at 03:36 PM


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 |  May 07, 2006 at 03:42 PM

No way to add to Meg's commentary. This is *hilarious*. Why can't I have a kitty mechanic?

A thinker
 |  May 07, 2006 at 03:53 PM

i bet its a little diffacult tho, cuz hes got no 'possable thumbs, unless he got six toes like the other kitt they showed on here

♥'s G.D. & animals ☺
 |  May 07, 2006 at 03:58 PM

This is definitely one for the cute caption contest.

 |  May 07, 2006 at 04:11 PM

Good idea, Beckio! Added!

 |  May 07, 2006 at 04:20 PM

Hahaha!! A super-smaht kitty here...

Makes me think of when the accelerator kept getting stuck on my old Honda. Verry unpredictable, till my mechanic found a hickory nut that kept rolling around and getting caught in the mechanism. Uh-huh, General Chiptractor should clean up after himself better, maybe...!!

 |  May 07, 2006 at 04:25 PM

: )

Cute Mechanic.

 |  May 07, 2006 at 04:37 PM

/insert Cliff Claven voice


 |  May 07, 2006 at 04:57 PM



 |  May 07, 2006 at 05:08 PM



But cute nontheless.

 |  May 07, 2006 at 05:25 PM

awww cute little mechanic kitty.

or is his head stuck inbetween the pipes? that would be a revolting development. would probably cost the car owner a few extra hundred bucks

 |  May 07, 2006 at 05:32 PM

I think people who force their pets to do chores are mean.

 |  May 07, 2006 at 06:16 PM

You have to watch out for mecatnics. They're all a bunch of crooks.

 |  May 07, 2006 at 06:21 PM

Don't you mean "cat-rate" feline mechanics, jackie?

 |  May 07, 2006 at 06:42 PM

I thought she meant "cute-rate" feline mechanics...

 |  May 07, 2006 at 07:30 PM

I think this mechanic should (errrr) pick up the tabby for this job.

Seriously now, maybe he could be a correspondent for Car Talk! (At very least, their mascot.)

E. Collison
 |  May 07, 2006 at 07:33 PM

Maybe it's a problem with the flux capacitor.

I keep thinking that my tabby needs a job, she's at the elbow of any workman who comes into my place. "What're you doing? Can I help? *Now* what're you doing?"

 |  May 07, 2006 at 07:52 PM

(part 6 in a 34-part series)

Nearly forgotten among the lesser Norse deities is Geirgaardsenjansvaaldul, a helpful household imp often depicted with the body of a kitten and the head of a 1967 Buick Skylark.

Never depicted without his tools, including his mighty HaammurSchlankenKlaff (Hammer of Very Urgent Banging), Geirgaardsenjansvaaldul was the God of Household Repairs, said to intercede when appliances that had mysteriously stopped working mysteriously started working again at almost the most convenient time, like when your DVD player won't eject the disc for three days, even when you try unplugging it and waiting for thirty minutes before plugging it in, like it says to do in the manual, and it still doesn't work and so you have to go to Blockbuster and pay for another week, and then when you get home and try pushing the button one more time and the disc comes out just like it's supposed to.

Not That Mike The Other Mike
 |  May 07, 2006 at 08:03 PM

Car Talk? Is that with Click and Cat?

 |  May 07, 2006 at 08:14 PM

Thanks for the laugh Other Mike - I needed that tonight!

 |  May 07, 2006 at 08:26 PM

Arbed: You're welcome, but why are you so in need of a laugh tonight? What's the matter -- Windows won't boot? TV on the fritz? Just leave a door or window cracked open before you go to bed tonight, wide enough for a '67 Skylark to fit through, and in the morning, your troubles will be over!

Not That Mike The Other Mike
 |  May 07, 2006 at 08:42 PM

Mike, I'm so relieved I wasn't drinking when I read that. Otherwise you'd be footing the bill for a new shirt, new shorts, kew keyboard, new monitor...and a replacement sheet for the drywall behind my computer!


Denita TwoDragons
 |  May 07, 2006 at 09:22 PM

NTMTOM: [singsong] geeeenius!!!

 |  May 07, 2006 at 09:38 PM

What makes this even better: the spanish word for jack is gato, which also means cat.

 |  May 07, 2006 at 10:44 PM

i worry that if my check bounces, he'll send me a hairball in the mail.

 |  May 07, 2006 at 11:05 PM

oh mike, i just larfed so hard my colleague thought i was finally having that mental breakdown (i nearly wrote 'breakfast' there, god i'm hungry). thanks, that was hilarious!

 |  May 08, 2006 at 01:42 AM

NTMTOM----Lol--Love your comparison to the stuck dvd. I had that happen and was ready to unplug the player and take it to Blockbuster with me! I hate paying those late fees.

This pic is so funny.

Meg----What's a fetzer valve do?

 |  May 08, 2006 at 03:55 AM

So focused to his craft..

 |  May 08, 2006 at 04:11 AM

Today it's "yeppers." A few days ago, it was Molly the Basset saying, "okey-dokes." Yeppers is my new word for the day!

 |  May 08, 2006 at 05:23 AM

Bwa ha ha! Kitty mechanic? Now all we need is Grand Theft Kitty Auto.

The Guy Over There
 |  May 08, 2006 at 06:33 AM

Aw kitteh working on a cizzzar! I would be ascareded that he would hurt himself

 |  May 08, 2006 at 06:36 AM

This is GENIUS. I love this! The pic composition, the captioning, the fact that it's a dreary Monday morning & yet I have this to soften the blow.

I'll try to be clever later. Cheers, all.

 |  May 08, 2006 at 07:13 AM

That sort of bothers me. I'd hate to hear about another kitty getting hurt by sneaking inside of the car parts.

 |  May 08, 2006 at 07:19 AM

i hope u can wake up Theo

♥'s G.D. & animals
 |  May 08, 2006 at 07:19 AM

NTMTOM: You rock.

As a token of my appreciation please accept these scandinavian letters: å ,ä ,ö. They'll no doubt come in handy, but use them wisely! *makes mysterious face while dramatic music fades in*

 |  May 08, 2006 at 07:39 AM

So, uh, what's that, er, sledgehammer for, there?

 |  May 08, 2006 at 07:49 AM

One more: Other Mike? Don't go changin'.

 |  May 08, 2006 at 07:51 AM

don't goooo changin'... to tryyy to please meeee, you never let me down before,
I don't imagine you're too familiar, and I don't see you anymooooore, I would not leave you in times of trouble, we never cooould have come this faaaar,
I took the good times, I'll take the bad times, I'll take you juuuuust the way you aaaaaaaare.
Don't go trying some new fashion, don't change the color of your hair, You always have my unspoken passion, although I might not seem to caaaaaaaare,
I don't want clever conversation, I never want to work that haaaaard, I just want someone that I can talk to... I want you just the way you are.

 |  May 08, 2006 at 08:52 AM

i do beg your pardon, i believe that should have ended "aaaaaare"

 |  May 08, 2006 at 08:53 AM

Super cute!!I can just see the QT driving off in the next pic..love it good !!yerpal mtm..

 |  May 08, 2006 at 09:15 AM

Pheral -- mabe we need to start a glee club. And if we're gonna do the Billy Joel thing, then *this* one's a definitive a-capella standard:

(dum dum dum)
"Wooooh-oh-oh-oh, for the longest time..."

Hmm, except maybe this should go under the lovebirds' post, eh?

 |  May 08, 2006 at 09:25 AM

i hate you now Theo cuz A. wrong rock star and B. you mispelled his name! don't you know every time you mispell Billie Joe's name God kills a puppy?! don't you care about the puppies!?

♥'s G.D. & animals
 |  May 08, 2006 at 10:11 AM

[teeth sucking sound, head-scratch, removal of wedgie in coveralls, and sucking on hand-rolled cig]
Well, I can see what the problem is - you've blown your felangie rod here, see, and when it blew it sent bits of the 3rd fetzer valve down into the fatonk case. So we're looking at a complete strip down and rebuild.
Cost? Do me a favour, luv - it's these foreign cars, you know, it's not the labour but we have to have the part shipped from Azurbaijan. I reckon it'll cost at least [mental calculation, based on current tab at OTB, how cute the owner is, and whether or not he/she looks like she'll take it somewhere else for the estimate]...Oi! Sid! What's a new felangie rod on a 73 Pythagaros cost? (A 73? That's one of the old ones, innit? Lemme see if it's in the book...no, Vince, it's not in the book, have to call them direct). Tell you what, luv - leave it with us for a day or 2 and we'll get back to you with the price, awwight?

Tony James
 |  May 08, 2006 at 10:22 AM

lol and lol tony james!

 |  May 08, 2006 at 11:36 AM

GDA/LDCH/whatever your screen-name is now... I'm of the Billy Joel era (more or less). Our 13-yr-old is of the Green Day era.
'sall good.

 |  May 08, 2006 at 12:08 PM

Other Mike - well, it was just too darn cold last night to leave the window open. I'll await the Skylark tonight....

 |  May 08, 2006 at 03:10 PM

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