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  •  Mike sounds like a special cat (2+ / 0-)
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    irishwitch, Creosote

    As a longtime cat lover, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. They always leave paw prints on our hearts when they go.

    As an interesting side note, my daily cat calendar today featured a pic of a calico, and the accompanying comment mentioned that the word mike is used in Japan to refer to the tri-colored coats of calicos. It made me do a doubletake when I read your diary, almost like it was a message from your girl. They may pass from us, but they are never gone.

    •  Interestingly, they tell similar stories of about (1+ / 0-)
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      tri-color cats in Japan as they do in ME: that they are good luck and bring  good fortune and financial gain--it's why Japoanese restaurants usually have a waving cat statue, also a mike with a bobtail. In NEw England they're called "money cats".

      The last time we mixed religion and politics people got burned at the stake.

      by irishwitch on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 08:10:41 PM PST

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