Felis Catus
October 26th, 2016 [1 Comment]


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IMG_9552Cats make us do a lot of goofy things.

They make us talk in a pitch only cats and bats can hear. They make us sing original songs with lyrics like “Meeeeeeeeatball is a sweeeeeeeetball.”

They make us swaddle them in girdles. Continue reading » » »

October 21st, 2016 [2 Comments]

Teenage analog ninja tabbies

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HildegardeThe world is very different in 2016 than it was in 2003, when Tabby’s Place opened.

Despite coming of age in a digital world, our teenage sanctuary is undeniably analog.

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October 20th, 2016 [1 Comment]

Beyond debate

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14570297_10211112699159931_7559796761121459389_nLast night, you may have heard two seventy-year-olds yelling at each other, followed by their under-yellers yelling about the yelling.

We’re not going to debate those debates here.

But we do have issues to discuss. Continue reading » » »

October 14th, 2016 [1 Comment]


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29400195336_836f2b390d_kCats are not Republicans.

Cats are not Democrats.

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October 13th, 2016 [1 Comment]

Love and war

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27972699281_3b471ea4cd_kI’m not one for battle metaphors.

But if the armor fits, the cats will wear it.

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October 7th, 2016 [1 Comment]

Epilogues: September 2016

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29354694801_fa33663069_kIn one of the greatest books of all time, one of the greatest characters of all time said, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

That makes two of us, Anne Shirley. After all, Octobers include cats.

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