garbage-eating

garbage-eating

scavenging by dogs and cats involving ingestion of spoiled food, excessive quantities of unusual foods, and bones, resulting in gastroenteritis.
References in periodicals archive ?
The films picked for the drive-in night are TerrorVision, an American horror-comedy which sees new satellite-dish owners pick up a garbage-eating alien able to come out of their TV sets, and Deadbeat at Dawn, a low-budget horror about an ex-gang leader who wreaks havoc on a rival gang for killing his girlfriend.
Readers should prepare to be assimilated as they learn about robotic suits controlled by monkeys, the robot that can rebuild itself, the world's first robot, pop-culture robots (such as the mecha-Michael Jackson with laser-shooting eyes), robotic roaches that herd real cockroaches, microscopic nanobots that heal you before you know you're sick, garbage-eating robots, and the actual chances of a Terminator-style robot war.
And although everything in their home -- from the recycled metal roof down to the garbage-eating pig out back -- is eco-friendly, there are plenty of modern creature comforts.
Learn how garbage-eating bugs help clean up the environment.
The Grinch is a miserable, garbage-eating creature who lives on Mount Crumpet high above the jolly village of Whoville.
In the past, nuisance bears were moved two or three times in an effort to break their garbage-eating habits.
Actually they're garbage-eating cannibals, given the opportunity.
Timmy's business partner is a garbage-eating polar bear and he's surrounded by an oddball cast of characters, from Rollo, who spends all his time studying, to the flighty Molly Moskins to the heavy-lidded, villainous competitor, Corrina Corrina, to his aging, checked-out teacher, Old Man Crocus.