Category: Kats in Strange Places

Gidgette’s Gotcha Day

12 years ago, I carried Gidgette home from my vet’s office in Ulsan, South Korea. They were going to put her to sleep because nobody wanted her. Korea isn’t a big cat country to begin with. But Gidgette had an unusually small head for her body and she was cross eyed. I couldn’t let them…

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Link Roundup #4

1000 Feral Cats Released to Exterminate Chicago’s Rat Problem Room 8: The Cat That Adopted an Echo Park School Felicette, the First Cat in Space, Finally Gets a Memorial The Hardest Working Cat in Show Business A Brief History of Post Office Cats Orangey Thomas Wood: The Washington Street Cat With Ten Lives (1896) They…

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Link Roundup #3

Lessons From an Azhari Scholar & a Cat Cats Join Owners in Muslim Prayers During Ramadan The Cat Garden of Cairo Why Your Feline Needs a Cat Tunnel Cats Hold a Revered Place Within Islam Cats Fall for Optical Illusion Was That a Giant Cat?

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Ivory’s Gotcha Day

12 years ago, I brought Ivory home to my tiny apartment in Korea. On one hand it seems so long ago. On the other, it seems just like yesterday. She was so fuzzy. So was so shy. That first night she slept with me, I ended up all the way against the wall. A roughly…

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