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Christmas with the Heathens

December 12, 2017 — 5 Comments

A dear friend mailed presents to our cats. It went as well as expected.

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January 13, 2017 — 8 Comments

Dear Journal,

Parents have various reasons for documenting the development and growth of their dependents with current technology, whether for the nostalgic purpose of filming a summer vacation on the shores of Biloxi, Mississippi or the mischievous intention of snapping a future blackmail Polaroid of your baby wearing only a toy gun holster. I’ve observed this paternal motivation in owners of pet cats as well, myself included; though, my intentions serve a different purpose.

When I capture still life of my heathens, it’s function is for one or more of the following:

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Dear Journal,

The internet has lied to me again.

Seven years ago, I agreed to home a stray cat. Steven and I named him Mr. Tiddles. Since I am not funny, clever, talented, or attractive, I assumed this animal would be my last chance at fame. It has happened to numerous cat owners before, so why not me? Why couldn’t I post pictures and videos of its antics online and then bathe in its stardom vicariously like a dance mom or Kardashian?

Standing in line at Petco next to a puddle of what I hoped was dog urine, I clutched the essential supplies for a new cat owner while daydreaming about special appearances on nationally televised morning news programs and book deals. It seemed so easy, why didn’t I think of this before?

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