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Nine lives removed from royal dignity

Nine lives removed from royal dignity Five days after getting acquainted with darling cats pampered like queens courtesy thee eldest daughter and her partner acquired as kittens reminiscence occurred regarding one particular four footed feline my late mother doted over. Lion eyes hide predatory wage sharp retractable sharp claw never did the late Sage exhibit talon nor ferocious jaw even when getting his nails clipped, said gentle cat infrequently sunk daggers into soft human skin, but upon completion of aforementioned onerous task, he voicelessly, soundlessly, passively, manly, joyfully did withdraw. Aye attest tubby reincarnated (as well mine eldest daughter's beau) from one male Russian Blue species Felis silvestris catus named Morris if that gives a handy dandy clue, and during my fuzzy past hence, asthma “Cats Cradle” segued and Atlas shrugged off kitten hood fur hum lee established type cats as (tin pan) alley cat, a rather litter boxed gritty debut t'wood become (later in life) tabby quick as greased lightning snatching in the air, when tender vittles flew, technically got fired (acquiring appropriate nicknames) as fame (like a bushy cat tail) grew viz perfect back up crooner for “Cat Stevens”, or lead singer for the "Stray Cats" oddly coupled, featured, and incorporated with the guru Horton Hears A Hoo, yes him Elephant resembling a humongous mandrake from the, "Animals" whose body heat could easily melt an igloo, whereby Inuits accepted charity from Korean philanthropists named Joo (founders of Palaces for Pachyderms) these lumbering creatures possessed an exemplary photographic memory (rivaling that of the amazing deceased idiot savant Kim Peek), he knew practically every detail incorporating page number, punctuation plus citing word for word never truncating, omitting, nor jumbling... any lines, and could track missing link, when felines shared common ancestor but,...such petty files would most likely boar and go way off course, and hence will shy away being extempore favoring a deliberate fore ray padding around basically ignore ring any rhyme or reason suddenly ending this persiflage, and thence to thee bon jour, cuz yours truly off in a huff to bang a lore.

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