Crunch time

Posted by R. Berg on May 18, 2003

In Reply to: Crunch time posted by MM on May 18, 2003

: Need help again.

: It's crunch time for the cat to have the pin
: in his broken leg pulled out.

: What does "crunch time" mean here?

: Thanks!

Near a deadline. The speaker feels "pressured" or "squeezed" by the urgency of having to do something soon.