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Sewer Horse
Status: Undetermined
The latest internet meme is Sewer Horse: "Sewer Horse is Watching You"

I have no explanation for the image. Is it real or fake? I haven't got a clue. It seems a bit unlikely that a horse would end up in a sewer, but then he could be in a large underground tunnel that has an opening he's looking out of. Sewer Horse is so popular that he even has his own website.
Categories: Animals, Photos
Posted by Alex on Tue Jun 17, 2008
Comments (12)
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What strikes me is how unlikely it is that none of the people in the background are looking at a HORSE STICKING HIS HEAD OUT OF A HOLE IN THE GROUND.

I vote for "fake."
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Tue Jun 17, 2008  at  06:52 PM
At the risk of stating the bleeding obvious: Sewer Horse is presumably the opposite of Ceiling Cat, if that's the kind of explanation you're looking for.
Posted by Marc  on  Tue Jun 17, 2008  at  07:48 PM
But Basement cat is the opposite of ceiling cat!
Maybe sewer horse is one of his minions?
Posted by Captain DaFt  on  Tue Jun 17, 2008  at  10:15 PM
OMG, it's easy to see that it's wrong, as that is obviously not a "Sewer" Horse... It's a StormDrain Horse...duh
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Tue Jun 17, 2008  at  11:06 PM
Alex, I agree. The horse probably entered a large storm drain or other tunnel and it happens so often that the kids aren't even interested.
Posted by Christopher Cole  on  Sat Jun 21, 2008  at  12:24 PM
Oh Great Ceiling Cat!
I hope that horse is in a tunnel!!
PS Ceiling Cat sees everything!
Posted by Magnoire La Chouette  on  Mon Jun 23, 2008  at  03:04 PM
Basement Cat is the opposite of Ceiling Cat. The two of them also manifest themselves as the avatars tacgnol and longcat.

Sewer Horse is a neutral third-party from the Far East, unrelated to the white/black good/evil ceiling/basement manicheism of the cats (as pointed above, horses are traditionally associated with Mongolian Chinese armies; while cats are Egyptian, thus middle-eastern and dualist).
Posted by Leonardo Boiko  on  Thu Jul 03, 2008  at  01:55 PM
What bothers me is that those children have a hole in their playground deep enough to hold a horse. This is dangerous. What's more, the horse must be uncomfortable because its neck must be severely bent to fit under that deep concrete edge of the hole. Or - wait! could it be photoshopped?
Posted by Mr Henderson  on  Thu Jul 10, 2008  at  05:00 PM
Best guess - I'd have to say the photo was cut/pasted, prolly starting at the area where the consistency of the dirt changes from just dirt to dirt and rocks. The odds that a bunch of young kids would ignore a horse in the ground (duh!) aren't awfully good. Pretty fair job, though. :coolgrin:
Posted by Cookie  on  Tue Jan 05, 2010  at  10:24 AM
this pic is fake, but if you go to the website, the second picture is legit. a draft horse fell into the hole. they eventually got him out n he was alright.
Posted by Holly Eppli  on  Mon Sep 06, 2010  at  11:17 AM
Well I personally don't understand what is so fascinating about this picture it's just a horse sticking his head out of a hole. And it's obviously been photo-shopped into this picture or any other picture. And why is the horse considered evil? I don't understand how people can be fascinated with something so silly. What has our world gone to?
Posted by JoJo  on  Tue Sep 14, 2010  at  09:41 PM
Certain tornado prone areas have underground tunnels for livestock.

This could be one of them.
Posted by Amanda Walts  on  Fri Jul 15, 2011  at  02:44 PM
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