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Stripes as a kitten was all over the face –prancing, dancing, in my face. We loved to watch him jump, hop, and dance all over the place. He loved to spot a sneaky fast mouse, and give it a hero’s chase. Stripes’ energy was well-known; running flat out was his pace. He gets more excited every time I come, my mother-in-law said. She tried to corral him, give him catnip treats, get him on the bed. Stripes would have none of that, he was holding a rabbit, dead. Of course the rabbit had already lost his chewed off head. Does he ever slow down? The neighbors asked as he went twirling by. Stripes was always in motion, a curly que whirly twirly tomcat of a guy. The neighborhood felines meowed at him and fluttered their feline eyes. He had litters from the west edge of the Valley way past Van Nuys.

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Date: 1/16/2022 10:15:00 AM
Hmmm...quite the ladies' man I see. That's probably what energized him.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/16/2022 4:37:00 PM
I know he is a scamp and a scoundrel!