This cat attacked me a few months ago!

A few months before this photograph was made, I was walking down Wagner Street in Fort Wayne, near where I live, taking pictures to test a camera I had bought. This fat cat was sitting on a porch, so I stopped to photograph him. He ran out and began to rub my legs and purr before I could get a photo, so I petted him and he seemed really friendly. Until I stopped petting him. Then the S.O.B. turned around and tore open my hand! I jumped up and he began to rub my legs again! I pushed him away with my foot; I wasn’t petting him after he attacked me. As I walked away, he jumped at my legs and attacked them too!

I saw him out again the day I made this photograph, so I walked down and took some photos of him, which he allowed this time. The old man who owned him came out and told me that he had found the cat as a stray in Ohio ten years ago. He laughed when I told him about the cat attacking me the first time I saw it, and he told me that the cat had always had a bad attitude! 6-3-10

A fat shorthaired cat sitting on a sidewalk on a sunny day.

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This is Simba, my 15 year old fatcat. He used to weigh over 20lb, and he still loves to eat despite losing weight in recent years because of stomach problems. He lives at my parents house because I can’t have pets where I’m renting, and he likes it there. Big house, yard, wussy-ass dog to terrorize. They have a gigantic dog, a Great Pyrenees, and it is a pussy. The cat beats up on her all of the time and often robs her of her food!

A fat old long haired cat staring at the camera. A toy dog lays on the cat's bed by the patio door windows.

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Broken Heart

I am currently working on my masters degree, so I spend a few days a week on the campus of Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne. Last Wednesday, I noticed hearts drawn with sidewalk chalk all over the walkways on the campus. All of the walkways, or so it seemed! I stopped to photograph this line of hearts because it had the only broken heart I saw. The hearts turned out to be a visual lead to written anti-abortion messages chalked on the walks and plazas at various places around the campus.

A sidewalk covered in chalk drawings of hearts on the Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne campus. The sidewalk chalk drawings were made by antiabortion activists. One of the hearts is drawn as a broken heart.

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