Felis Catus
September 26th, 2014 [4 Comments]

Uncertain creamsicles

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orangecreamsicle__25472140661963112801280Please don’t hate them because they’re beautiful.

Better yet, don’t hate them at all. They don’t really hate you. Continue reading » » »

September 25th, 2014 [2 Comments]

The eve of construction

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8529192120_e66cb700ed_zSome sentences that are categorically false at all times:

“That kitten is not cute.”
“That episode of Family Guy was important to my spiritual growth.”
“That cat absolutely loves major changes.”

Well…maybe not all times. Continue reading » » »

September 20th, 2014 [6 Comments]

Own the victory

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photo-2Any number of things may be causing you to burn awake under the moon this fall: Iraq. Ukraine. Kanye West. The thousand tiny terrors that puncture your peace.

These just might be the times that try cats’ souls.

You just might need the reminder that joy wins. Continue reading » » »

September 18th, 2014 [4 Comments]

Proper preparation

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13937040189_b03dba0c71_zThere is no good way to lose a cat.

Preparation doesn’t make us prepared. Sudden loss doesn’t spare us long grief.

There is no good way. Continue reading » » »

September 12th, 2014 [6 Comments]

Map of the world

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130119-jenny-by-mark-1We like to keep the ground beneath our feet.

We prefer our maps perfect.

But sometimes, there be dragons. Continue reading » » »

September 11th, 2014 [2 Comments]

Brandy Alexander

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Innocence is underrated.

There’s something to be said for the 12 33-year-old who thinks the song “Shoop” is simply about dancing.
There’s something to be said for the eminent emeritus English professor whose favorite films feature dogs dressed as people.
And there’s a Saturn-sized something to be said for the cat who thinks that all of life is all asplendor, all the time. Continue reading » » »