The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Wednesday, 31 May 2006]

Memo to Isis the kitten

To: Kitten

From: Person who provides you with food, shelter, and a clean litterbox

Re: Rampant brutality

While all members of the family heartily enjoy your rambunctious adventures, even including being awakened in the wee hours by attacks on our persons (specifically the feet), we want to draw your attention to a recent, disturbing trend in your relations with humans.

To be blunt, the nose biting has to stop.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

« Happy Birthday, Andrea!

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