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Dear Garrison, My favorite characters

May 19, 2005 |

Dear Garrison,
My favorite characters on the show have always been Dusty and Lefty so when I went to the Humane Society this week and met a big Russian Blue solid gray cat by the name of Dusty — morose, suspicious, handsome, huge — I adopted him. And just the man for me! As I was leaving, I saw a gray-and-white two-year-old who looked to be just the one to help me befriend Dusty and keep me entertained as well. I named him Lefty. My cats were loaded into two crates and off we went to townhouse life. Two days later we had an appointment with a vet to make sure all was well. The vet began checking him and said, "I know you told me he is Dusty the cowboy, but I am here to tell you this is Dusty the cowgirl!" SO now you have namesake cowgirls in Lexington, KY as Lefty is also a spayed girl!

Muffy Stuart

Muffy, first of all, I am just going to go ahead and assume that you are a girl, okay? On behalf of the cowboys on the radio, I thank you for your loyalty and for naming your cowgirls after them. I hope your Dusty and Lefty don't get into rotgut whiskey or smoking or chewing or spitting or singing mournful ballads, and if you ever come across an old CD, "Songs of the Cat," in a thrift store or rummage sale, you'll find a cat cowboy ballad there to play for your friends.

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