Boo Needs You (Maybe)

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Since I was a bitter teenager in Elmira, I've been seeing movies at the Bijou (well, apart from that nine-year break where I didn't live here), and for that long I've also had a soft spot for the theater's resident cat, Boo*. Boo is 23, according to her MySpace profile (I could swear she was only 19!), and for as long as I've been petting her she's been, well, kinda big. But she's a sweetie of a cat who purrs if you scratch her ears just right and who always has a "mrrowp?" for a cat-loving critic who can't seem to see a movie there without petting her first.

But Boo, it turns out, might need a new home. She gets lonely when no one's around. She's quite old for a cat, and she'll need a lot of attention and probably ring up some vet bills as she gets older. But maybe you work at home, or otherwise have a lot of time and love to give to a sweet older cat. If you do, call the Bijou folks at 686-3229. It sounds like at the moment, there's still a chance she'll get to stay, but she might need you.

(That sound you hear? Is me sniffling at the the thought of the Bijou without Boo.)

* March 11, 2009: I'm informed that the cat at the Bijou when I was a wee teen may have been a cat other than Boo. Perhaps I'm mixing up my years; she was there for 11 years, meaning since 1998 — waaaay after I was done with high school. In my mind, though, it'll always be the same cat!


Saw The Fall last night (great movie, everyone should go see! Tho judging by Monday's packed 9:30pm showing, you already are going...) and gave Boo some water and petted her head. I could've spent another half hour there with Boo, but my companions (and the Bijou staff) were wanting me out of the theater. Can Boo be our office kitty during the day? Then I'll drive her over to the Bijou after work in my bike trailer!
That would be nice.

Submitted by Chuck Adams on Tue, 06/24/2008 - 15:48.

If you can box Boo up and send her to me ... oh, I love old kitties.

P.S. Having to do two Captcha phrases is getting old. I understand not wanting spam, but how about a "post comment" selection right away, rather than a "preview" then "post/preview" later? Com'n ... please?

Submitted by Jef (not verified) on Tue, 06/24/2008 - 19:39.
You got it.

Just for you Jef. Anything for you. Now you can choose to preview or throw caution to the wind. Enjoy.

Submitted by Admin on Wed, 06/25/2008 - 11:26.
boo belongs with us

gus & boo would be way better than milo & otis


Submitted by Todd Cooper on Thu, 06/26/2008 - 10:57.
be like portland

Hey, the Mercury has an office pug, so why can't we?

Submitted by Molly Templeton on Fri, 06/27/2008 - 08:41.
We can one up them

We can have two. Can't forget Frida!

Submitted by Todd Cooper on Fri, 06/27/2008 - 09:43.

That picture is great. Have you seen all the insanely cute The Dog stuff with fish-eye dog pix? Frida would fit right in!

Submitted by Molly Templeton on Fri, 06/27/2008 - 10:32.

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