Be Your Own Buzz available in my etsy shop. This is Karen's favorite little saying!
Every afternoon I go into town and mail my mail and run errands. Usually when I leave my house there aren't any people outside. Today as I opened the garage door there was a woman standing on my driveway. It totally startled me because there's never anyone standing on my driveway! Then I got all excited because I was sure she was about to compliment me on my newly yellow house with the newly red door. Instead, she asked me if I have a cat and pointed to one in the middle of the street near my driveway. I don't have a cat. I walked toward the cat as the nice woman who was shorter than me (now THAT is weird!) said she found the dead cat but it didn't look like it had been hit by a car or anything. It was just there curled up and dead. No blood or anything. After my recent experience near dead things, I held tight to my sunglasses and looked closer. The cat had a collar on but both the shorter woman and I were too squeamish to touch the collar on the dead cat. The woman was still trying to recover from finding a black widow on her garbage can last night and was feeling faint. It's funny how much you learn about someone's life as you try to find the owner of a dead cat. We called Dead Animal Pick Up. We covered the cat with a towel so no kid coming home from school would find their dead cat in the road. HOW SAD!!! The cat looked totally at peace, though. It was taking a while for Dead Animal Pick Up to come and I was afraid to back my car out because I am really bad at backing up and was afraid I'd drive over the dead cat by accident. I went back in the house and put a load of laundry in and somehow in the 3 seconds my back was turned, either Dead Animal Pick Up swooped in and got the cat or a neighbor found it because when I looked, it was gone and the street had been hosed off.
I hope that wasn't a sign that I am supposed to notice.
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