A Public Disservice Announcement

Hello, I’d like to talk to you about garbage. Every day, well-meaning homeowners dispose of their garbage in tightly-sealed tear-proof bags, unaware of the hazards this can cause. You see, when food decomposes, it releases toxic fumes, which combine with discarded household chemicals to create a volatile gas that can explode at any random moment. So do your part for safety and leave your garbage loose in a can outdoors with the lid open. Thank you.

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Via Reddit.

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19 thoughts on “A Public Disservice Announcement

  1. Phred's Mom December 17, 2015 / 8:40 am

    Never mind the loose lid on the garbage can – I’m
    leaving the fridge open for you, you cutie! Come
    on in! Can I get you anything else? I am putty,
    PUTTY, I tell you, in those squee wee hands!

  2. allein December 17, 2015 / 8:48 am

    He should come over to the trash corrals in my condo complex. He and his friends would have a feast!

  3. patris December 17, 2015 / 8:49 am

    Trash pandas are well known for their safety awareness.

    • birdcage December 17, 2015 / 9:17 am

      Trash pandas! I’ve never heard that phrase before: LOVE IT!

      • Deb December 17, 2015 / 9:54 am

        “Trash Pandas” has so much potential! It could be a thrash rock band, it could be a term of endearment to a sloppy person, it could even be a plastic panda snap-on safety latch for your trash barrel so little cuties like this couldn’t get in it.

    • Gigi the cat lady December 17, 2015 / 10:13 am

      Trash panda is my word of the day. I’m going to try to slip in in my conversations all day!

    • Faye December 17, 2015 / 10:39 am

      Trash Pandas. Perfection.

    • patris December 17, 2015 / 11:39 am

      I take no credit for it – I saw it in a meme somewhere and it made me laugh out loud, so it stuck. Other names included catsnake (ferret), sea catsnake (otter), and fart squirrel (skunk).

      • allein December 17, 2015 / 12:22 pm

        I like “tube cat” for ferrets. Also, kneesocks with eyes.

      • Faye December 17, 2015 / 12:40 pm

        Ha ha ha Fart Squirrel.

      • Smartypants December 17, 2015 / 2:10 pm

        Oh yes, I saw that meme and loved it! I think it was on Tastefully Offensive. But I didn’t remember ‘Trash Panda’ – that is wonderful.

      • Mamabear December 19, 2015 / 6:37 am

        Ok, now I am going to have to add these to my repertoire. “Fart Squirell”?! Yesssss

  4. allein December 17, 2015 / 9:24 am

    Watching the digital snow sprinkling down over this little baby makes me want to wrap that towel around him and snuggle him in my lap while I work.

  5. Juno December 17, 2015 / 9:43 am

    Such thoughtfulness and unselfish concern. You, sir, are a credit to your species.

    • Smartypants December 17, 2015 / 2:12 pm

      Yes, he looks very earnest – we should take his advice seriously. I’m going downstairs right now and open the lid on the Dumpster 😀

  6. Faye December 17, 2015 / 10:37 am

    I will provide a warm wet towel to wash your face and paws. Then a relaxing massage.

  7. 6rabbits December 19, 2015 / 8:47 pm

    That’s how you get suckered in–prosh wee faces and bitsy hand-paws and dewy eyes. Then…they grow up…and chew through your dormer roof in the middle of a Noah’s Ark-type thunderstorm.

    • Faye December 19, 2015 / 10:04 pm

      It’s their job. How much did that set you back?

      • 6rabbits December 20, 2015 / 6:38 pm

        Enough that I now look askance at even the cutest baby raccoons!

        (Approx. $600, 10 yrs ago. Should have taken pics, but I really didn’t want to remember the incident that clearly.😩Never left out food for them again)

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