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In-Flight Meal

From a report, published in November, of an uncooperative passenger entered into Delta’s Aircraft Communications, Addressing, and Reporting System. FI DL1360/AN N326US<< DT DDL CVG 021734 M22A<< – 3401/02 KSYR/KATL…

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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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February 2016

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