Friday Cat Blogging – 24 August 2012

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Mitt Romney made a dumb birther joke today, but Domino doesn’t care. Partly that’s because this picture was taken three days ago, and partly because she’s a cat. In this picture taken on Tuesday, she’s showing off the essential dumbness of her species: despite the fact that it was over 90 in the house, she made a beeline for the nearest sunny patch. I guess when the neurons fire, the neurons fire. What’s a cat to do?

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