Friday Cat Blogging – 3 December 2010

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I had the bright idea today of doing an Andrew Sullivan-esque “View From Your Window,” except it would be a view of my cats through my windows. This worked fine for Inkblot, but unfortunately Domino is a little under the weather today and basically just wanted to curl up in her new favorite chair and sleep. So I let her sleep. On the plus side, her picture gives everyone a nice view of our new carpet, which is this year’s major Drum family contribution to stimulating consumer demand. So far the cats seem to approve.

SATURDAY MORNING UPDATE: Domino seems to be back to her old self today. Probably just ate something that didn’t agree with her.

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