Patience (Short Fiction)

This story originally appeared on another blog as part of a contest to tell a short story about a spy cat.  I wrote about the story and about the cat that inspired it here.  However, since then it seems that that website has disappeared, so I decided to republish the story here, for completionist’s sake.

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Love the one you’re with (Farewelling Kamala)

It was eleven years ago tomorrow, precisely.

My wife and I had decided to buy a cat.  However, we often had people over for meetings and so on related to our work, and so we wanted to get a cat that was hypoallergenic, or “relatively unlikely to cause an allergic reaction.”   After a bit of research, we settled on a Devon Rex, a breed that comes from England in the 1960’s.


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