most house cats shy away from water.
“Because cats groom themselves, we as owners tend not to introduce them to bathing like we do our dogs,”
somebody who has show cats, which have to be bathed regularly and have been in the water since they were young. Those cats will tolerate it. There’s no fight at all.”
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Monday, September 28, 2009
Lucy Vodden, the childhood friend of Julian Lennon and the inspiration for the song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” has died from lupus
Julian Lennon's schoolfriend Lucy inspired
it was inspired by a picture he drew of his classmate Lucy O'Donnell when they were at a nursery school in Weybridge, Surrey, in 1966.
Julian took the picture home to his father and explained: "It's Lucy in the sky with diamonds."
The song, which featured on the Fab Four's 1967 album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, caused huge controversy at the time because of its psychedelic theme and supposed reference to the drug LSD though its initials, a charge always denied as pure coincidence by the songwriter Lennon.
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You are then directed to the counter to pay in advance. Six hundred yen (about $5) gets you all the cats you can stroke for an hour.
The cafe is called Neko no Jikan (or “Cat Time” in English).
I had never heard of cat cafes before coming to Japan
Cat cafes are a great idea, especially for people whose landlords won’t allow pets in their buildings. Or for people who can’t have a cat because they live with an allergic partner.
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Whole-milk dairy products
Saturated fat, which clogs arteries and increases LDL levels, is the No. 1 cholesterol-boosting culprit. And foods like ice cream and cheese
Bacon, sausage, liverwurst and the like are also wonderful sources of artery-clogging saturated fat
Even worse than saturated fats are the dreaded trans fats
Trans fats hit cholesterol with a double whammy—in addition to raising your LDL, they simultaneously lower your HDL
Palm kernel and coconut oils are two of the fattiest of oils—100 percent of the bad-for-you saturated variety.
high in saturated fats, thanks to the butter and shortening.
opting more often for low-fat sweets like sorbets.
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