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Cattin Around

  Well folks, guess who had a cat, for a night? For the past month or so, en route to Panera every morning,  I see one peeking at me through the gates in the back of a swanky apartment building.  … Continue reading

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Vet, Out Of Uniform

I ran into my former veterinarian on the Upper West Side who really popped a file for me. Dr. J. retired three years ago, but for years looked after all the neighborhood animals, including mine…Missy the cat, being the last. … Continue reading

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Virgil The Houseboat Cat

I felt very sad hearing my friend Arthur had to put his kitty to sleep.  Apparently Virgil had stopped eating and was plainly suffering, with no clear diagnosis in sight. “I made the decision I hope someone would make for … Continue reading

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Holidaze

Oh my…Christmas is looming like a runaway train and on top of that, it’s on sale. Yes, Christmas is 40 % off ten days away in case you didn’t hear. I can’t help thinking about the Three Wise Men who … Continue reading

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The Cat And The Rat

I love my friend Ella. She’s one of the kindest, funniest people I know. She emails most mornings having me on the floor with her recap of the previous day. I’ve been urging her to begin a blog, diary form, … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Mittens – Part 2

I will reiterate what I penned in Tuesdays With Mittens – Part 1. She was a cat I had way back when that I decided to honor with a silly essay…it continues… “Watch your mouth young lady, you’re from Connecticut … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Mittens – Part 1

Mittens was a cat I had long ago with a personality like a prison guard. She died 15   years ago this month. I wrote this in memory of her.       She was a great kitty…with an edge.       “Aren’t you … Continue reading

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A Gentleman Caller

I had a visitor staying with me for a couple of days. He was a cat by the name of Rex. He belongs to a young actress I know who went to Florida to shoot a Dove commercial…unexpectedly. She called … Continue reading

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Wet and Wild

Last Friday when I was running the skies completely opened. When you find yourself in the middle of Central Park and it suddenly pours there’s nothing you can do except keep going. There isn’t even an awning you can huddle under … Continue reading

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Well-healed

I love the expression ‘well-heeled,’ my friend Ed uses it a lot. It means affluent, moneyed, well-to-do. I like the imagery it provides: the Astors and Vanderbilts, Grace Kelly in It Takes a Thief, Cary Grant in just about anything. … Continue reading

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