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November 21st, 2014 [2 Comments]

Fear lies

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DSC_0107It won’t appear on your calendar, but this is a very important season for cats, humans, and all assorted animals, vegetables, minerals and politicians.

It is the three-week period after Election Day, the great window of mercy…the time when campaign ads are silenced. Continue reading » » »

November 18th, 2014 [4 Comments]

Guest post: Ten minute warning

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630v00When someone loves the Tabby’s Place cats, it makes me happy in my heart.

When someone loves the Tabby’s Place cats so much that it bubbles over in words, it makes me very happy in my heart.

And when someone’s words overflow into a grand guest blog post, I’m HIMH to the hilt.

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November 13th, 2014 [6 Comments]

Ode to joy

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ed toungeSome things are so perfect, so magnificent, so very nearly heavenly, that to add to them would be criminal.

This image, for instance.

Or, the following update from Edward and Juju‘s Pa.

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November 11th, 2014 [2 Comments]

The quick and the dead

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111229 Sylvia by JBHI intended this to be a happy-clappy post about adopted Tabby’s Place veterans.

I anticipated making cracks about Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew and Oreo Churros.

But once again, we’re betwixt and between the quick and the dead. Grizzled, glorious Sylvia has left this earth. Continue reading » » »

November 6th, 2014 [1 Comment]

Misheard lyrics

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15274004810_a4c9e6e041_zMuch depends on how you listen.

If you’ve ever been convinced that Madonna was singing “last night I dreamt of some bagels,” you know the difference between hearing words and hearing the real words.

And if you’ve ever loudly sung “last night I dreamt of some bagels” in public, you know this difference makes a difference. Continue reading » » »

November 4th, 2014 [7 Comments]

Guest post: Forever Loved: Beatrice

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9194242225_125596f543_zEditor’s note: Yesterday morning, Tabby’s Place was rocked by the passing of longtime resident Beatrice.

Volunteer Larry, who perennially referred to Beatrice in his Texas drawl as “mah sweetheart,” was so kind as to pen the following tribute. Continue reading » » »