“A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich of poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Give him your heart, and he will give you his.” —John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog
Clarence is my 4-year-old, all black cat with one white armpit. He has a penchant for windowsills when his favorite perch, a supine human chest, isn’t available. For attention, Clarence stretches onto his hind legs and raises a lone operatic paw toward the ceiling.