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Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 4 2010, 06:29 AM
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Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

One of my former neighbors was blind. When they were teens, his sighted brother asked him to teach him braille, so that both of them could read in the dark.
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 3 2010, 02:56 PM
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Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

Indeed he did. Did you know that Louis Braille was only 15 when he developed the Braille code? He blinded himself with an awl by mistake when he was 10 (in one eye, it got infected and spread to the...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 12 2009, 02:37 PM
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Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

Yup, one of a litter, not the only one. Sorry, I was a bit unclear there.
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 12 2009, 02:48 AM
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Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

Yeah, only Rascal was born on the Mayotte as per The Rowan, since he was given to her as a barely weaned kitten. Looking forward to the story!
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Sep 21 2009, 09:11 AM
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Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Apr 1 2009, 06:40 AM
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Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

Usually those people line themselves up to be sacrificed voluntarily. The poor cats had no choice.
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Mar 31 2009, 02:52 PM
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Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

Oh yes indeed. And the supposed Egyptian veneration of cats wasn't very humane either. I saw a documentary recently, and all mummified cats they x-rayed had broken necks, e.g. they were sacrificial...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Mar 23 2009, 04:30 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

Just finished reading the story of Dewey Readmore Books, the library cat at the Spencer, Ohio library. Wonderful story!

I'd rather barque up the wrong tree than tree up the wrong barque.
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