Bodega Cats In Today’s NYTimes

December 21, 2007 by
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic 

Recently I met with Kate Hammer, a reporter from the New York Times. She was working on an article about bodega cats so I showed her around the neighborhood and introduced her to some of my favorite feline friends. Well, today it went to print and one of Greenpoint’s most beloved kitty cats is prominently featured. Check it out!

Miss Heather


3 Comments on Bodega Cats In Today’s NYTimes

  1. rowan on Fri, 21st Dec 2007 11:08 am
  2. i love it! i agree with the guy’s quote at the end – if it is safe to have cats in houses and apartments, it is fine for the store. there is far more open food in someone’s house than in the bodega. and – i’ve never experienced a mouse problem in my home, thanks to my two cats, Freja and Lola. They also do waterbugs.

  3. vintagejames on Fri, 21st Dec 2007 11:58 am
  4. Cats are great critters around food retail places, including restaurants. They take care of a lot of the nasty stuff and I have always found them rather clean, at least cleaner than many humans. It’s kind of like that rule the health people have about food workers wearing those silly latex gloves. With those things on, they can’t feel when they are dirty and wash. If they just used their bare hands, they could. So they just wear the dirty gloves for hours. So much for clean food. That’s what happens when a city pays people to sit around and come up with dumb ideas or, worse, when decisions are made by a committee.

  5. annulla on Sat, 22nd Dec 2007 9:18 pm
  6. Apparently, Robert M. Corrigan, a rodentologist, is off his bean.

    Cats are a necessity for any food-oriented business in this city. The only surprise, for me, is learning that bodega cats are illegal.

    Madness! Insanity! Legalize the pussies!

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