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| by Leanne Galletly

Library Mews

Our cats have been Zoom-bombing since 2020, and it’s about time they get the spotlight they deserve. In this fun series, we will introduce you to the felines owned by Middlebury Library staff.

Jabo laying

Name: Jabo

Age: 4

Coloration / Breed:

Black Burmese

Place of Origin:

North Country SPCA, Elizabethtown, NY

Adopted by:

Terry Simpkins, Director of Discovery and Access Services

Clyde and Jabo

Favorite Toy:

My shoes

Special Talents:

Has learned how to open the lower cabinet doors in my kitchen and go inside to wander amongst the pots and pans

 

 

Fun facts:

He’s the hyperactive runt of the family, with an relentless, uncontrollable purr

Cover art for The Funkmasters

If he had a library card…

Jabo would check out The funkmasters : the great James Brown rhythm sections : 1960-1973, because he named for one of James Brown’s great ’70s drummers, John “Jabo” Starks.

Follow the series

Each month we’ll feature a new staff cat. To keep up with this series, use the link go/librarymews/. If you were hoping to find library news, please visit go/librarynews/.

Media Contact

Leanne Galletly was the User Experience & Digital Scholarship Librarian, as well as a big fan of the feline.

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