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Dorothy Parker the Cat and Bonobo the Sexy Monkey

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A few nights ago, I stopped by the Algonquin for Matilda the hotel cat’s kind sponsorship of a North Shore Animal League benefit. Hairless cats! Cunning costumes! Drinks! Pistachio cake! My favorite waiter! The place was packed, and I took some really blurry pictures with my phone, but Kevin Fitzpatrick, fearless leader of the Dorothy Parker Society, took far better ones, so take a look (Elvis has not left the building). Two Dorothy Parker Society members even adopted a cat, which they named…can you guess?

In other news, there is some debate among those with the opposable thumbs, tools, religion, and/or blogs to conduct it, about Ian Parker’s look at the myth of the bisexual, benevolent bonobo. You say alliteration isn’t evolved? It’s primal, man.

Some fuzzy but affectionately snapped cell-phone photos of the Algonquin bash follow. Kevin’s, again, are far better, especially of Matilda; by the time I got around to my arbitrary photo session, she had retreated behind her mini-door. I’m compensating by throwing in a picture of my own furry pal, who does not live in a hotel, but seems pretty contented, but I can’t say for sure since I’m never home.









I would like to introduce myself. I am the designer and creator of Meow-Wear, the couture feline costumes that were shown at Matilda’s birthday bash at The Algonquin. It was an honor to put on the fashion show, and I believe the guests were amazed to see our furry (and not so furry) friends walk the catwalk. Please check out my website and don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. I do have some photos from the event.

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