So it’s World Cat Day today — who know? If you’ve known me for any length of time, you’ll know that cats have been a part of my life since I was a baby. So, to celebrate, let’s look back on the cats that have tolerated my presence over the years.
Starting in the 70’s, we have Misty, who was a little black cat that lived with us in Germany and for the first couple of years in Minnesota. She was turned into an indoor/outdoor cat and went missing.
Concurrently, we had Shadow, whom we acquired in 1978 or 1979, when we had moved back to Minnesota. She was a lanky, white-and-grey holstein. She was kind of aloof. She was eventually given away, but not before she gave birth to Bandit (grey, given to neighbors), Spots (white/grey holstein, we kept her), and Little Misty (all white, died before 8 weeks of age).