How Giuseppe got his middle name…
Giuseppe encounters some ancestral soul food, fresh basil. Well, if we presume by his name it’s ancestral, but really, Giuseppe likes green things, like the cat grass that I grow for them. He’s not all out crazy for it, like Mewsette eating red leaf lettuce and broccoli greens, but he was willing to try out the basil.
You can see by the photo below he didn’t get too far with his taste test. Fresh basil is rather strong—nice for me, but a bit much for delicate feline senses, and we wouldn’t want it to affect Giuseppe Verdi’s fine counter tenor!
Still, he agreed to pose for this photo with the basil especially for Mlle. Daisy Emerald Marguerite. He hopes she is pleased, thinking of her (this year) in the window of the cottage by the lake in the quaint village of Verona…just like Juliet, but it’s in Canada. And he wishes to congratulate her on and her mama on taking care of her diabetes—last summer at this time she was nearly insulin-independent, and she is still well and healthy.
Nuzzles and purrrrs, Mlle.! J’en ronronne! Purr! (We learned that from Texas, a cat in New York, who is actually from Paris!)
Read more about the feline lovers, Mademoiselle Daisy Emerald Marguerite and Giuseppe Basil Verdi.
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