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Shrdlu Our Office Cat’s Name

Shrdlu Our Office Cat’s Name

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We’re getting scores of requests for the correct pronunciation of the name of our office cat, Shrdlu. It’s a long story, but we’ll try to tell you all about it. In fact, it’s two stories, and you can believe either one of them. On the linotype machine – that’s the…

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Tired – of Money

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Tired – of Money

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Shrdlu our office cat has been absent from work this week because he is tired. Now Shrdlu is a pretty husky fellow, but a trip over the week end to Monterrey was too much for him. Shrdlu is accustomed to good ol’ U.S. currency which sometimes he spends too much…

Shrdlu our Office Cat Has Spring Fever

Shrdlu our Office Cat Has Spring Fever

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Shrdlu our Office Cat has been having to work in the shop for a few days due to the illness of an employee who is now back on the job, much to the relief of Shrdlu. Spring and early Valley summer are definitely here, despite little cold flares, and Shrdlu,…

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Jingled Home

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Jingled Home

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Shrdlu our Office Cat returned to La Feria last weekend from his vacation in the pines where he spent much time in the snow. We heard him coming, for he had taken up the habit of the school girls. He had bells tied to his feet. Also his tail. And…

Shrdlu the Office Cat Still Night Editor

Shrdlu the Office Cat Still Night Editor

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We’re pretty busy these days and have been having already burned the candle at both ends for several weeks, we are just a little bit weary of going back to the office after supper. So Shrdlu, our office cat, that splendid feline creature of shrewdness and nocturnal prowess, is holding…

Shrdlu Our Office Cat A Prize Poodle-Dog

Shrdlu Our Office Cat A Prize Poodle-Dog

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Shrdlu our Office Cat is half-Persian, half-Alley, and half-Mountain Lion. That makes him a cat-and-a-half, which he is beyond question. He doesn’t like not having seasons – noticeable, that is, down here in the Valley. He’s like a young man who can’t make up his mind whether he wants to…

Shrdlu the Office Cat a Caustic Creature

Shrdlu the Office Cat a Caustic Creature

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Shrdlu our Office Cat gets pretty caustic sometimes about the customers. That’s the reason very few of our customers ever actually see our cat. Sometimes he is downright rude. We kick him under the desk when a customer comes in. In one of his moody moments this week, he told…

Shrdlu the Office Cat Said Be Patient

Shrdlu the Office Cat Said Be Patient

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It all started about a month ago when we found the tarantula trying to take over our office. We had to exterminate him. His execution, you will remember, was affected when Shrdlu the Office Cat dropped a paper weight on him. The next week, we were trying to get a…

Shrdlu the Office Cat Still here, too!

Shrdlu the Office Cat Still here, too!

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The keeping of Shrdlu, of course, is another story. If there’s anything we don’t like, it’s a Smart Alec cat. But we learned different. That dog-gone cat is downright smart. The other day, for example, a big, black, fuzzy tarantula stalked out from behind one of the presses and chased…

Shrdlu Our Office Cat …Up a tree?

Shrdlu Our Office Cat …Up a tree?

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Shrdlu our Office Cat had a hectic week-end. Every dog in the community happened by while he was resting up, snapped at him. Since the responsibility of getting the newspaper printed is Shrdlu’s, if your paper is late this week, you can blame it on the dogs. Shrdlu probably will…

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