Notes from a parish cat and his author Julie Mackenzie

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I am Father Tom Fish, esteemed member of the religious team at Temptation of Christ Parish in the novels by author Julie Mackenzie. As to my background, I was invited into the rectory as a stray, laid on the charm, and was invited to stay, even honorarily ordained and no less spiritual than my sidekick Father Will. He dotes on me to high heaven and forgives all of my street cat proclivities, whatever the hell that means.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Romeow and Juliet

Tinker here...

In honor of my Gotcha Day, I will share my version of a Shakespearean classic.

As you can see, I am perfect for the role of Romeow ~ handsome, six-pack abs at the ready, a big hunk of lovin' of a big cat (which I know you ladies love), and a darn good actor, if I say so myself. Which, of course, I just did..Here, see for yourselves:

Rrrrruffff...I mean, meow!!

Anyway, I recently starred in a play along with my beautiful Anastasia, who played Juliet. She was calling out to me.."Wherefore art thou, Romeow??"


I arrived right on cue, and boy was I in for a surprise. No sweet-faced, kissable lady love awaited me!


Would you believe it? Listen to what she said to, Romeow!!

"Who the hell are you??"

I froze. What else could I do? This was the unfriendliest Juliet I had ever seen!!!

Finally, my heart stopped pounding and I had an idea. Instead of running away, I decided to go right at her, pretend I didn't hear the insults and make her wonder if I was going to attack from underneath! Hahahahahaha!!

"YOU #$%^&*()_!!!!"

So, what can I say.. We made quick work of one of the most famous plays Shake Speare ever wrote. 

Apologies, Mr. Speare. Maybe next time, we'll find us one of the Merry Wives. 

Sounds good to me already.