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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.

Sable sitting in a suitcase

Name: Sable

Age: 14

Coloration / Breed:

Sable/Black, Domestic Short Hair

Place of Origin:

From the porch of sister’s co-worker

Adopted by:

Rachel Manning, Interlibrary Loan Coordinator

Favorite Toy:

Flying mouse

Special Talents:

The cat who lived!

Manages the household.

Investigates other creatures in distress.

Sable lounging

Fun facts:

Very long cat, at least 9 lives, smart, diabetic, true house panther.

Forest Cats cover art

If he had a library card…

Sable would use Interlibrary Loan to borrow Forest Cats of North America: Cougars, Bobcats, Lynx.

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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