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Saint of the Day: St. Martin

Fresh Off the Net: Old-man Baby, Chicken-dog, Yankee proposal

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The Daily Catch - published on 10/05/16

It’s hump day! It may have been hard waking up this morning but only 2 more days until the weekend. We’ve got a few links here to help the hours go down smooth!
This Toddler Dressed As An Old Man For Halloween Is Surprisingly Believable – (

This little guy is going to win all the costume contests! Not only is he adorable, but he makes a pretty convincing doddering old codger.

This Black Hen Is Convinced She Is A Dog, So Mom Treats Her Like One – (

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, chickens should not be kept in the house or you will have a greatly increased risk of Salmonella. That being said, this little guy acts just like a house hold pet.

Allen believes Pudder Dudder is more like a dog than a chicken. Pudder doesn’t care much for hanging out with the other chickens in the coop across the yard. Instead she stays inside, hanging out with Allen, and hoping to snag a piece of cheese from the refrigerator. “She has been camping, fishing,” Allen said. “She’s been on a motorcycle too. She loves driving in the truck; she looks out the window.” Pudder can be helpful to the family, too. When Allen’s husband brought home a few fertilized eggs, Pudder sat on them for 30 days until she hatched three little chicks. The fluffy chicken follows her mama throughout the house, pecking on the door so that Allen will let her in.

Read More:Fresh Off the Net: The humblest hero, The economy of faith, & Don’t kiss chickens

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The Yankees and Red Sox are famous for their rivalry that often leads to . In this game however the drama was caused by a misplaced wedding ring and an almost failed proposal.

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