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Large Caterpillar by GingaAkam Large Caterpillar by GingaAkam
Look! My cat brought me a present! Isn't it just fabulous.

Seriously though, my cat Haru-chan loves to bring gifts. Mostly cockroaches, but recently she's been finding caterpillars. Have no idea where she's finding them though, 'cause she's not an outside cat.

But this species, I find it fascinating. I've lived in this house for years and I've never seen this species before, so of course after putting the little guy outside I had to take a few pictures of it. He's pretty big, maybe two and a half inches long and a centimeter or so in diameter with a pretty spiked tail thingy. But I could be exaggerating, the mind has a tendency to do that with things that seem big.

What I'm wondering is how my cat picked it up, I mean, did she just bite it or something? Must be weird . . . biting a caterpillar . . .


I don't like it when people kill caterpillars because caterpillars are babies. They are baby butterflies. Poor little guys just want to evolve and fly. If you kill caterpillars then you're killing babies. Poor babies.

Also, he reminds me of caterpie. :iconcaterpieplz: I should keep it and train it til it evolves, then battle with it.
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XDB5 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
I remember finding a catterpillar at school crawling up my backpack, my teacher took it in and kept it as our class pet until it "evolved"
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masams456 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i loves caterpillers, one time I found at school in a post, in our country its called a "higad" . it was so adorable, but my classmate HAD to show up, HE KILLLED THE POOR THING!!! when he saw it, he grabbed a plastic fork on the ground(the school was really dirty) then he started stabbing it like it was food or something. then started stepping on it... I didnt had a chance to take a picture T_T. I miss it.....
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DraconianWerewolf Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
if I could see it from the top, I could probably identify it...but with the barb and the markings, if I had to guess, hawk moth larva. and I don't know about biting a caterpillar, but I've been bitten by several. I know my bugs.:insect: 
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Dawnthebarrel Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
My cat does the same caterpillar ,snakes, birds, lizard, rats,
And roaches. I still love my cat he's an indoor and outdoor cat
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darkvaatigirl Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013
If that thing evolves and learns to fight, I will love it!
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undertakerofheaven Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Student General Artist
whhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat idontunderstand
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SN2 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
why do people kill caterpillars :? it doesnt make scene i know if they go to your garden but thats your fault too in a way since your planting foods they like to eat :/ my favorite caterpillars are fuzzy ones [link]
butterflies are important to our eco system since they pollinate the flowers just like moths and bees but bees pollinate the flowers more
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GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Professional General Artist
I love the fuzzy ones, they're adorable
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SN2 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013
i enjoy seeing them run bc its funny yet adorable and watching how they move their body as well
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:iconsnowscales-icefire:
SnowScales-IceFire Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
My cat used to bring me back shrews...then one night she brought back a star-nosed mole. My mom freaked out!
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:iconsicilynotdenmark:
SicilyNotDenmark Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Dat caterpillar.
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:iconchukfi:
Chukfi Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww... it's cute. ;u;
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DemondGust Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
and one day, when it turns into a butterfly/moth.. perhaps it will thank you by laying eggs nearby for your cat to bring to you next season
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rina99 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist
sweet mother of jesus, that thing is huge o.o
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pncke Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
HOLY FUCK THAT'S A BIG BUG...
; A;

wish he was fuzzy though...i love fuzzy caterpillars
he does look like caterpie...

o Ao!!
maybe when it goes into it's cocoon it'll come out as a butterfree!!

omg, i would keep it!
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:icongingaakam:
GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Professional General Artist
XD that would be epic
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pncke Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013
o Ao!!
if that was true..

Pokemon would be real..
now i need to find a way to make a ball that captures them inside..

*pictures me putting my cats in my backpack running around the yard*
I'M ON A QUEST TO BECOME THE VERY BEST!!

LETS GO MY SKITTY & DELCATTY!
:XD:
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:icongingaakam:
GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
XD the cats would be all :iconwthplz:
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:iconpncke:
pncke Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013
Monster just doesn't give a fuck she'd probably fall asleep in there
:XD:

however, Chloe would be all like..
:icondonotwantplz:

and try to escape or try and kill Monster so he could have the backpack
..he can be a jerk to her sometimes

:iconfacepalmplz:
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GhostfaceNikol Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just think how big he will be when he become a butterfly O^O *hides in closet with Rake*
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VampireQueenEffeffia Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I think those were called Horned Devils or something like that. I remember seeing a HUGE caterpillar that was the size of my thumb. I called it Mishy.
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ModernLisart Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
pffft thats so awesome!!!!!!! but so funny when i read the very bottom part
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Ancientrock Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Caterpie... LOL
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:iconcookiesofwar:
CookiesofWar Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You cat is cool cool ! (tell her I told you that please....)
The caterpillar looks ..... cute .
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revengeraven Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
aw..
cool!
I think its a tomato horn worm...
don't quote me on that...
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:icongingaakam:
GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hmm maybe, although he was more brown than green
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:iconrevengeraven:
revengeraven Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
as previously stated,
im not sure
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:icontidal-fox101:
Tidal-Fox101 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
There's an actual caterpillar out there that looks exactly like a caterpie. Not shopped.
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:icongingaakam:
GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
I think I've seen a photo of it once
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ABBYNORMAL326 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Did the little guy look like this? --->[link]

If that's the case, it's a tomato horn worm. It'll turn into this --->
[link]
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ABBYNORMAL326 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Did the little guy look like this? --->[link]

If that's the case, it's a tomato horn worm. It'll turn into this --->
[link]
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:icongingaakam:
GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
It might be, I've seen hummingbird moths around here so that's probably what it is :3
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JeanieChibi Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
looks.... interesting :meow: *pokes*
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:iconsparknumbertwo:
sparknumbertwo Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student General Artist
Looks like its about to go into cocoon stage.
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:iconviv1dflame:
Viv1dFlame Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
woah. that's huge.
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AkatsukiLoverXDX3 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Evolve. :3 Caterpiller pokemon-I HAVE TO DO THAT.
I need a caterpiller pokemon now, tell your cat i said thank you for the idea.
._.
Oh, and thank you too for reminding me how simaler the two are...
^^
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:iconsabor335:
Sabor335 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
My leopard gecko would love that.

P.S. Slow day?
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:icongingaakam:
GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Yeah, with exams everywhere I've just been tired as hell. And next to that I had this weird wave of nausea attack me, and then just sleepiness. But today is the last day of school so I should get better soon :3
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Sabor335 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
Well, I bid you get well soon.
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Sabor335 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
I think I said that wrong.
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:iconpheonixhorns:
pheonixhorns Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
keep it in a jar so that you can find out what kind of butterfly it is
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:iconscottish-geeky:
scottish-geeky Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
it cute
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Star7934 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
DONT WORRY LITTLE CATERPIWER I WILL PWOTECT YOU SO YOU MAY EVOLVE! *takes out shotgun* COME AT ME BRO!

Haha on another note, that is a very fabulous caterpillar. Very sexy lol. Nice one Haru! *pets Haru*
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Shinigami-shisan Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
*reads that it's two and a half inches long, looks at ruler to see how big that is, looks at finger, looks at ruler, looks at desk, puts ruler at desk*
Me: :iconwtfbbqplz:
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:icongingaakam:
GingaAkam Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
XD that icon
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Shinigami-shisan Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
They're so little here! Like...1 or 1/2 inches long... e_e'
I don't wanna know how big they are when they turn into butterflies...
:iconewwwplz:
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ZoraDementio Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Biting a caterpillar would be kind of weird :iconohdearplz:
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holy-mother-of-sass Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student Writer
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw cute <3
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:iconyourpalissac:
YourPalIssac Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
It's okay little caterpillar, just do your part for the ecosystem.....and you'll be safe from the wrath of my shoes....
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NQa-Shadows Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
<3 it is adorable
Bugs are the most inocent little guys out there... exept for the once who want to murder your face..... and mosquitoes. Man I hate does things
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