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The Crow Whisperer

What happens when we talk to animals?

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From postscripts of letters written by Robert Lowell to his daughter Harriet, collected in The Dolphin Letters, 1970–1979, which was published last year by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. cat for…

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Cat Burglar

From a sign posted inside Catnap, a café in Christchurch, New Zealand. So you’ve ordered a muffin. Our wobbly tabby cat Bea really likes muffins, so there are a few…

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Meow Mixer

From user reviews on Amazon of Pinot Meow, a non-alcoholic beet-based drink for cats that is marketed as “cat wine.” My cat loved itMy cats didn’t seem to like itMy…

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Animal House

From a city-council meeting in White Settlement, Texas, in July 2016. The previous month, the council had voted to evict Browser, a cat who had lived in the local library…

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Weekly Review

An Oklahoma police officer is convicted of raping women while on patrol, Chinese officials accuse the Dalai Lama of sympathizing with the Islamic State, and a burglar hiding in a lake is eaten by an alligator 

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