People say that brown tabbies are common, average, unexciting. People say that those Tiggers and Tigers are dime-a-dozen, ordinary, “meh.” People say a lot of things. But we know: if brown tabbies aren’t your cup of tea, you’re missing out on some of the sweetest warmth known to humanity. Just ask Oolong.
There has been violent meteorological talk around these parts recently. People are talking of insurrection. People are talking of roasting a certain errant groundhog. Fortunately, people are also talking about the ultimate forecast: abundant sunshine. Or Sunshine, as the case may be.
There are cats named for flowers. There are cats named for motorcycles. And then there are cats named for obscure local weathermen whose names sound like Star Trek characters. Or medicated nasal sprays. Or medicated nasal sprays used by Star Trek characters.
Welcome to a new year. We did it. We survived goodbyes, “good” and otherwise. We survived the election and the superstorm. We survived Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez’s breakup. We survived the Mayan apocalypse. We survived the demise of Twinkies.