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May 09, 2010


Michael Azerrad

That was lovely, Dan. Peelu was one lucky kitty.

Michael Azerrad

Just spotted a quotation from the French writer Anatole France: "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." It's safe to say that thanks to Peelu and your other cats, that part of your soul is certainly awake, and you're the better for it.

Dan E

Thanks, Michael. I know that quote - and believe it to be very true, indeed.


What an absolutely beautiful tribute to Peelu and to the immense love you two shared. No one could have loved her better or written about her more tenderly than you, Dan.

Dan E

Thanks, Jennette - she was a special creature and friend, indeed. I'm so glad that you got the chance to know her.


Hey Dan,
Just read this to Shannon and started crying all over again - dammit! She will surely be missed and is already playing with Mentos and all of my kitties. Thanks for letting me know her... and you! Please call when you come to visit the desert... beers on us!! xo

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    Dan Epstein is the author of Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s and Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76, both published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press. He writes about baseball, music and other cultural obsessions for a variety of outlets and publications. He lives in Greensboro, NC, and is available for speaking engagements.