Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/05/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Leicas appeal to everyone!!
Date: 10 May 2002 02:40:37 -0000

ROFL.....had great concern for you until I looked at the photograph....
your story triggered a flashback to the time when, as a 6 year old, I 
picked up a lizard by its tail and it fell off, had this tail wriggling in 
my hand with no body attached to it, I cried for days....thinking it was 
my doing....


> Rei, that's a great cat picture.
> All this fuzzy talk about the cats and dogs who share your lives through 
> sickness and health, sorrow and joy; it's wonderful, but it makes me so 
> sad. And when I'm sad I want to lash out at people. I can't help myself. 
> As much as I've tried, I just can't take a liking to our little furry 
> friends. Maybe I shouldn't say this because you people might laugh at 
> me, but when I was a child in grammar school, I would cry after 
> show-and-tell because everybody would pet and scratch the little 
> hamsters, kittens, and opossums that were brought in, but nobody would 
> scratch my head. It made me sad, so I used to pinch the little hamsters 
> on the nose so they couldn't breath. I don't want anyone to feel sorry 
> for me, because everything is going to change. I have a secret friend. 
> I've had him for a awhile, but I didn't want to tell anyone because I 
> thought people might laugh. When I'm sad he lies next to me and I 
> scratch his little head. I love that he needs me. He's so much better 
> than a dog or cat or hamster. He's a real friend who needs me as much as 
> I need him. My friends on the LUG are the first to meet him:
> Allan
> On Thursday, May 9, 2002, at 06:25 PM, Rei Shinozuka wrote:
> > God bless  you guys.  my 18 year old cat chowder head was in the
> > animal hospital for a week after being sick for some time.  they really
> > fixed him up (for the price of a new M7). here he is as he was
> > 15 years ago:
> >
> > but you vets are just wonderful people, in my experience quite a bit
> > more personable than the people doctors i've met. :-)
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