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A few weeks ago I saw a cat sitting outside of my apartment building. I looked at his tag and called the number.  Maybe he was lost. No answer.  I assumed it was a “he,” don’t ask me why but he looked healthy. Didn’t look lost either.I pet him and the cat meowed and I left for work. A few days later I saw him up the block. I passed by and said hello and he meowed back. Then this morning I saw him around the corner, standing guard. I wasn’t worried about him anymore.

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1 krad   ~  Aug 17, 2011 10:44 am

Alex: Hard to tell from that photo, but I'm 90% certain that that's the cat that belongs to the florist on Riverdale Avenue. He tends to wander quite a bit. He sauntered into the Palumbo Cafe when I was there once, and he's tried to get into the karate dojo where I train on Fieldston Road several times.

2 Alex Belth   ~  Aug 17, 2011 10:47 am

Dammit, you're right! I've seen him at the Florist. Dag, he's the freaking Mayor!

3 krad   ~  Aug 17, 2011 10:56 am

I think it's more like the sheriff, patrolling the streets, making sure all is well..... :)

4 Alex Belth   ~  Aug 17, 2011 10:58 am

Yeah, he's not to be fugged with!

5 imaginaryrob   ~  Aug 18, 2011 12:38 pm

I'm partial to the white fluffy Maltese at the dry cleaners on Riverdale Ave. He sometimes goes out on the sidewalk for a look.

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