January 12, 2013 9:59 PM

C.W. Gusewelle | Curiosity will kill the cats’ reserve

Tip, the older, is a gray tabby, named for the white last inch of her tail. The other, called Laika after the Russian space dog, arrived four years later, hardly past kittenhood. Never, during their years in the same house, has either one of them seen the other. But that may change.

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