Wednesday, December 12, 2007


So one of the cats I'm helping cat-sit is missing from the apartment this morning. Turn the house upside down to find her, nothing. I volunteer to stay home and wait to see if she comes out from "hiding." We hear a faint mewling from the hallway. A boy runs up to us and says there's a cat stuck in the elevator shaft.

Cat is wedged between elevator cab and wall. Have no idea how she got there. Nothing is holding her up. She is just stuck.

Somehow, I expected 911 to be a bit more concerned. I mean, you've seen those news stories where a cat gets stuck somewhere and they hold vigils until they get the critter out.

In the end, BF rescues cat by shoving his sweatshirt in the space and giving her some traction to pull herself out.

The cat's back feet look injured. We put her in a carrier and speed off for an emergency trip to the vet.

The vet says cat is fine, just a few cuts on back feet. Gives me a whole battery of kitty antiseptics and opiates. Kitty has already had her first dose of the opioid, eyes dilated, very "chill."

Waiting outside with carrier for car service. Michelle Williams walks by.

Welcome to my world.


  1. Last time I was in NYC I was at a Ben Lee concert and as I turned around MW and HL were standing right behind me.

    For now on you should thank David for saving the pussy.

  2. I've always considered myself a bit of a weirdness magnet but you topped me with the Michele WIlliams sighting. If that had happened in my world it would have either stopped with the vet visit or the celeb sighting would have been Jerry Penacoli.

  3. I saw Michelle Williams on the up escalator at the Lex Ave/59th NRW stop last week.

    Ahh, NYC.

  4. I'm glad that the cat is ok. I honestly have no idea who Michelle Williams is, and don't even care enough to Google her.

  5. For a cat stuck in a tree in Tompkins Square Park, 4 cop cars and a fire truck showed up to help. Most amazing expression of municipal power I have ever seen.

  6. Was she smiling? Michelle seems like such a sourpuss in most of the pictures I see of her.