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Rupert the Cat

excerpt from the Introduction of How to Wash a Cat:

     I followed a trail of paw prints, clumped up litter and splattered flecks of soap up the stairs and down the hall to my bedroom. Sticky wet spots covered the floors, the walls, a roll top desk, a wicker laundry basket and a half dozen scattered books. A miserable wet lump of fur huddled in the middle of my bed.

     "This is for your own good," I said, stealthily creeping towards him as I clutched the corners of a large beach towel. The lump glared back at me incredulously.

     "We're almost done. We can't turn back now," I argued, slowly moving closer to the corner of the bed. The lump continued to stare at me suspiciously...

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