Saturday, 28 August 2010

Cats in the News (#3)


OMG, the Globe and Mail has just published some late-breaking news about cat poop coffee!

Because crappuccino has now been declared halal for Muslims, some producers are planning to meet increased demand by domesticating wild civet cats, breeding them in cages and farming their coffee-bean-studded poop. But experts warn that this will result in less flavourful coffee. The varied diet of wild civet cats is necessary to produce the special stomach enzyme which processes the coffee bean fruit during digestion. A regulated diet will produce a "monotonous enzyme" and therefore, a different taste for the coffee.

Run, little civet cats! Hide! Protect the high quality of your poop from the greedy entrepreneurs!

22 comments:

laughingwolf said...

rglr or DECRAP? :P lol

there is NO crap on the beans, the digestive juices merely eat thru the cherry cover, then all are washed clean before processing!

too expensive for me, but i'd want to make a taste test if someone offered a free cup...

Jeanne said...

If the Civet Cats would form a Union and sell their own poop, they could afford to buy their own country. Why, I bet they could even get a monopoly going....

jadedj said...

I have no idea what this is about. Halal? Bean poop? Coffee Bean fruit? Civet? Too early for this...I need more java!

Wendy said...

I wonder if they feed them the coffee beans they want to drink, ewwwwwww! lol...I don't know how you do it, Debra but you manage to find the most er...flavorful (pun intended) news about cats of all brands and what they produce...Btw, maybe we should invest in one of these and make tons of money ;)

YELLOWDOG GRANNY said...

more reason for me to be glad I only drink tea.

madtexter (corey james) said...

Phfffft! Hee, he.

mxtodis123 said...

Not on my wish list...Yukky!!!
Mary

Em said...

Jadedj:

This is one of those weird things people who consider themselves gourmets value. I'm not particularly interested, but then,I'm not a gourmet. ;) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kopi_Luwak

sophie said...

I heard about this cat poop cafe a couple years ago...what next...dog shit tea...from your newest follower Sophie.

My Farmhouse Kitchen said...

huh?????

SUZY8-TRACK said...

I can see it now...someone drinks this coffee, spits it out and yells "this coffee tastes like sh*t!" You can tell them that it most likely is!

Travis Erwin said...

The whole world is going to shit.

Laura said...

YIKES! and eeww. and you gotta be kiddin' me! Those poor little civets:(

City Wiccan said...

Oh, that's horrible. Yes, run kitties!!

jadedj said...

Suzy8-track...har har har har! Love that comment! This is in lieu of the inane ROFLMAO...not that I am not, mind you.

K(Banterings of a Basketcase) said...

Gawd- what people will do to make money and get their buzz on

Sara said...

Ummmm... I don't know what to say...

lol

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

Ohhhhhhhhh, now decaf too, hu????

-gigggles-

Just A Gal said...

Wait, wait, wait......what??!! I'm so clueless about this cat shit coffee sitation. I think I officially live too far out into the sticks, because I think I've just entered The Twilight Zone.

The Frog Queen said...

This is just silliness. I cannot believe....wait, yes I can, I am still constantly amazed by the people inhabiting this planet.

Poor kittehs!

Cheers!

Blueberry said...

I will never know what it tastes like.

Beatnheart said...

Someone will find a way to destroy the Civet cats now just for their own profit...Yes cage another animal so i can make some money! Bastards!