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I wrote this for the Dodo, inspired by the latest internet craze for cats, and what I feel is an over the top response to the hero cat, Tara, who saved a boy from a dog bite (whether on purpose or not is another story). What I didn't like is that this "heroic" response was "rewarded" with Tara being brought to a baseball game to throw the first pitch. For various reasons (including the cat's safety) I don't think that was the best idea.  I don't like that the main way that cats get positive attention is by being cool or out of the ordinary - so I wanted to let the world know that cats are cool just because they are cats! Not because they are internet celebrities.

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That said, a few days later, I found my self at the Acro-Cats Circus.

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