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Outrage as unholy strain of myxomatosis introduced into Meerkovo

other ways of getting rid of them on 'comparethecull.com'Animal rights activists have reacted in horror after the exponential rise in meerkat numbers throughout Europe forced Russian authorities to introduce a genetically modified strain of the myxomatosis virus into the village of Meerkovo. Meerkat numbers have grown massively in the last couple of years, from a solitary ‘uber-meerkat’ to a ‘plague of Biblical proportions’, according to Yuri Rochenko, head of the Moscow State Pest Control Authority.

‘What started off as one meerkat on a TV advert has rapidly increased to a whole village full of them and they’re now spreading to other European countries, infiltrating nation states by being boxed up and sold with insurance policies. There is an urgent need to keep these vermin down in a humane way that does not invalidate our no-claims bonuses.’

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Posted: Sep 27th, 2014
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Churchill to take up role as new press watchdog

small print on page 34 will probably show you didn't have adequate cover‘I met him this morning to ask whether he supported a tougher form of self-regulation of the press with a robust statutory underpinning, and he nodded his head and said ‘Oooh yes’.’

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2013
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Churchill the dog treated for depression over constant accusations of lying

people beginning to suspect he can't even provide cheaper car insuranceThe condition is believed to have been brought on by the fact that nobody seems to believe a word he says, or take his tales of celebrity encounters and extreme sporting activities seriously.

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Posted: Sep 11th, 2011
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Vet offers courtesy cat scheme for sick pets

one careful owner, low meowlage‘All I had to do was return it in good condition and filled with the same amount of food as when I got it, which they estimated at half a stomach.’

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2011
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Insurance companies ‘discriminating against crash test dummies’

actuarial matters need to be set to one side Crash test dummies claim that it is now almost impossible for them to get motor cover, such is the prejudice against them and their reputation as dangerous drivers.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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