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Thrifty Thursday: Cat Scans on a Budget


Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500.

Mingus the Cat (mostly) sits still for a scan

[HP deskjet F4280 printer/scanner - $99]

Looking for inspiration? Or do you just enjoy medical-feline crossover puns? Either way, you can amuse yourself and your cat companion by arranging your pet on a regular desktop scanner.

Not Mingus's good side.

For more, see the Cat Scan tumblr. Some of my favorites are here and here.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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