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The Rapp for March 22

Beatles-themed show at Hearthstone

Community editorial meeting Friday, meet the Beatles, learn improv, get political, and/or see a movie! All happening this week in Rappahannock!
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Editorial: Dog days

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March 15
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Republicans or Democrats: that’s probably not the way most Rappahannock residents would categorize themselves. Rather, we’re either “cat people” or “dog people.” And so-called political Independents, it could be said, like both cats and dogs equally. But whether dog or cat, Rappahannock is the place to be. Here we have articulate advocates and fine...
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RappCats Cat of the Week: Shelley

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Shelley is a playful and lovable two-year-old female who enjoys going outside but is also happy as an inside cat. Shelley will tolerate other felines but clearly wants to be the star of a household; she would likely do better as an only cat. She plays with everything and runs around the house like crazy. Her adoptive...
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The Rapp for Oct. 3

The double-page spread of chef Patrick O'Connell from "My Last Supper: The Next Course" by Melanie Dunea.

Maazel auctions his 1873 violin to endow the Castleton Festival; The Inn receives The Post's top restaurant rating again; a Soap Box Derby film event in Culpeper, an RCHS drama encore performance, a Rappcats raffle, "Sudarium" authors at the library and more.
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RappCats: Heming

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March 24, 2011
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Heming is still looking for a home. He is a one-year-old-plus male with a terrific, understated personality who loves to chatter while walking about. He is polydactyl (has mitten-like extra toes) and is named for Ernest Hemingway, who especially loved cats with this unusual anomaly. Heming wants more than anything to be a lap...
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RappCats: Smokey

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Though the photo shows Smokey in a pensive mood, the pose is somewhat misleading as Smokey is a very active and friendly five-month-old male kitten. He interacts very well with other cats and is oh-so-anxious to visit with his human companions as well. Smokey would be a fine addition to the life of any...
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RappCats for Feb. 17

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Feb. 17, 2011
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Woody Woody is a handsome and playful five-month-old male kitten. He keeps very busy and enjoys wrestling with his brother and sister and with older cats. Woody has a fine disposition and could be a wonderful companion for children or the young at heart. Will you consider making him a member of your home?...
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RappCats: Millie and Mitzi

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Millie and Mitzi are two-year-old sisters who are full of mischief and good nature. They are accustomed to living indoors with a large number of other cats but would make a great pair of pets by themselves. They would love to add their outgoing personalities to your home. RappCats is an all-volunteer non-profit organization...
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RappCat of the week: Heming

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Heming is a year-old male with a terrific understated personality who loves to chatter while walking about. He is polydactyl (i.e. has mitten-like extra toes) and is named for Ernest Hemingway, who especially loved cats with this unusual anomaly. Heming wants more than anything to be a lap cat. He has mastered the arts...
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Letter: Catstravagant gratitude

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Oct. 14, 2010

RappCats, Rappahannock County’s cat rescue group, wants to thank the many persons who contributed to its successful third annual Catstravaganza Evening of Jazz Oct. 1 at Middleton Inn. It was truly a community effort and raised enough money to continue our efforts to help homeless cats get medical care and spaying and neutering service...
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This Week’s RappCats: Kittens!

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This week, RappCats presents a trio of kittens, Roxie, Raja and Simba, a female and two males, respectively. They are siblings and about two months old. They are also full of mischief and anxious to find loving homes. Would you consider adopting one, two or all three and add a touch of spice to...
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RappCats: Boots

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Boots is a three-month-old tuxedo male kitten who was found in the Rock Mills area. As the picture indicates Boots is a real cutie. He has also reached that stage of development where he craves affection almost more than food. Boots is anxious to find a caring home when he will be loved (and...
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Washington Column for Sept. 30

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Sept. 30, 2010
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Friends and family attend services for the late James J. Kilpatrick at Trinity Episcopal Church; Middleton Inn prepares for Friday's "Cool Jazz for Cool Cats" music-and-auction night to benefit RappCats, the local organization that looks after homeless cats.
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‘Cool Jazz’ to benefit Rappahannock’s homeless cats

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Sept. 16, 2010
Suzy, a RappCats foster cat who is still available for adoption.

A Rock Mills resident was gardening when a car pulled up and, to her horror, the driver hurled a cat over her three-board fence. Six kittens were dropped off in the winter rain in the backyard of a house in Woodville. A real estate agent opened the door to a foreclosed home in Castleton...
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RappCats: Suzy

Suzy, a RappCats foster cat who is still available for adoption.

Suzy is still looking for a home. She is a beautiful long-haired cat, perhaps a year old, with a number of Maine Coon attributes. More shy than outgoing, Suzy would probably be best as the only feline in the household where she would certainly add affection and companionship. Please consider giving her a home.
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RappCats: Monty

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Monty is a live wire. He is about 12 weeks old and was rescued from one of the oldest estates in the county. He is entirely full of life and is happy to play by himself and with other cats. If you are looking to introduce one terrific personality into your household, then Monty...
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RappCats

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April 29, 2010
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Shelley is a playful, lovable, wormy-squirmy six-month-old kitten. She is not of the aggressive, fearless type; rather she is jumpy and inquisitive, yet cautious. She will play and engage with other cats but is also submissive She would be a good kitten for a very young child who wants to play and carry her...
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RappCats: Cici

RappCats: Cici

Cici is a year-old female Maine Coon — a cat known for its soft, heavy coat, handsome features and friendliness, and Cici is no exception. She has a beautiful face and a happy voice and eyes that long for an available lap. In fact, Cici is all one might wish for in a lap...
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RappCats: Bradley

RappCats: Bradley

Bradley is about one year old. Like most orange males with white trimmings, he has a wonderful personality. He loves to talk and to lie on his back and have his tummy rubbed but is also pleased to be a lap cat whenever the occasion arises. Bradley’s last owner literally threw him over a...
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RappCats: Holly and Heming

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March 25, 2010
RappCats: Holly and Heming

Holly and Heming are the gentlest and friendliest tuxedo cats imaginable, and full of life. They love to play together and to give and crave attention. Holly (about 8 months old) is particularly inquisitive and affectionate. Heming, about a year old, is a polydactyl (that is, he has mitten-like extra toes) and is named...
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RappCats: Riley

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March 18, 2010
RappCats: Riley

Meet Riley, who is a very friendly, gentle, inquisitive and playful adolescent female. Riley is about eight months old and has been recently spayed and is current on all her vaccinations. She gets along with other cats, and has made friends with the dog in her foster home. She loves to follow her foster...
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RappCats: Squirt

RappCats: Squirt

My name is Squirt, but I would be much obliged if you’d come up with a new, more appropriate name for such a lovable charming lady. Lost and starving, rescued by my current foster parents, I so love it there and they love me, but alas I must find a new home. Please call...
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Millie and Mitzi are two sisters, about a year old, who love to play together and scamper about. They are full of fun but would be best in a household without other cats. RappCats would like them to be adopted as a pair. Please consider making them part of your family. They are spayed,...
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RappCats: Suzy

RappCats: Suzy

CALL ME . . . Suzy, or Suzie, or Suzzie – you may spell it as you wish as long as you call me, and I get the appropriate respect and attention when you do. I would prefer to be your only four-legged family member and I probably wouldn’t get along well with young...
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RappCats: Lucy and Ethel

RappCats: Lucy and Ethel

Baby it’s cold outside, but we are warm in our foster home, even if there are dogs here (they aren’t bad, for dogs). Our antics will warm your heart. If there are spare laps for us in your home, call RappCats at 540-987-8099 and leave a message. RappCats is an all-volunteer non-profit organization that...
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