By Pamela Douglas
Chimney is a miles enjoyed relations cat who has selected to inform her personal tale in poetic shape as just a cat can. She charts her lifestyles from mischievous kittenhood to considerate adulthood within the corporation of 2 wonderful IRISH SETTERS. Cat fans and proprietors in every single place will recognize a lot of her methods and cat philosophy and people, who have no idea cats good, might be stunned at their observational talents!
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Benny eventually received off the stuff and Betty now has a job
as a waitress; and
the chimney sweep was once relatively soft as he
giggled up via the
I walked miles in the course of the urban and recognized
not anything as a tremendous claw ate at my
belly whereas the interior of my head felt
ethereal as though i used to be approximately to go
it's now not rather a lot that not anything means
something yet extra that it retains meaning
there's no unencumber, simply experts and self-
appointed gods and hucksters.
the extra humans say, the fewer there's to say.
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