Ever since the cat I didn't like at first but ended up totally loving died , wherever we go we see a cat. I am not talking just any cat but in
total General Hospital style, a cat that looks just like Annie! It's
really weird but also kind of comforting. And, it's extra weird because
it's never a situation where someone opens a door and a cat runs out.
It's always that a cat appears out of thin air or is in a totally
unexpected place. Of course I take photos of the cats to prove I didn't
imagine such weirdness. For example, when we were in Capitola recently
visiting the places of my youth, we were standing on a path and a cat
walked right out from I don't know where and stopped right in front of
us. She even posed for photos like Annie used to after letting us pet
her. She wasn't a scaredy cat at all. Then, a few days later as my
husband waited to board a flight to Atlanta, right there in the airport
was a kitten that looked like a Mini-Annie. Andy Dick was also there so
that added to the weirdness.
Yesterday my husband and I visited Lake Shrine Temple in Pacific Palisades. It's an absolutely beautiful place to walk around or just sit and look at how pretty the surroundings are. Before we went, I was showing him an article about the place and how there are fish, ducks, and turtles to feed and of course I said, I hope there will be a cat! And we both laughed because why would there be a cat? Cats don't really go with ducks and fish unless they are eating them.
We were strolling along in the garden when I saw 3 little benches grouped together with a very nice view of the lake. I've never met a bench that I didn't just have to sit on so we sat and took a few photos. I stood up to take a photo of my husband who I am sure at this point would like me to reiterate that he is not gay* when he turned and told me to LOOK! Under one of the benches was a CAT! This cat was just blissing out in the garden and was happy to let us pet her and posed for photos. The odd thing is it was a black cat, just like Apocalypse who we haven't seen in weeks.
I hope it isn't a bad sign.
*Not that there is anything wrong with that.
The photos: Capitola Annie style cat and Apocalypse style cat at Lake Shrine.
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