Artemis says, “Don’t mess with me!”

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pics August 2015 002 Artemis says, “Don’t mess with me!”

This is Artemis, well Artemis the cat that is. Artemis was a stray cat who wandered into a feed store one day and was quickly adopted by the staff there. That was over 5 years ago, and she is now quite the celebrity. Most customers are familiar with her, as she frequently wanders over to say hello as you browse the shelves. Artemis now lives in the store full time, and is cared for by the staff. We always look for her when we stop there and give her a scratching behind the ears, which she loves. Her name comes with a bit of Greek history.
According to Greek, “Artemis was the goddess of chastity, virginity, the hunt, the moon, and the natural environment. She was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo. She was born on the island of…

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3 thoughts on “Artemis says, “Don’t mess with me!”

  1. I have 3 of my own (former street cats) and I volunteer once a week at the local cat home, where there are so many adorable felines waiting to find a permanent home. I so love cats…and dogs 🙂

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