Giuliani was Never the Cat’s Meow

But his feline namesake certainly was

Rudy the Cat shows off for The Youngest and my Mom. No dark hair dye needed. Author’s Archives.

After they called the man he was named after “America’s Mayor”, we called him our brother. The one who snuggled up close to Mom and put out his sharp Claws of Warning when anyone else tried to get near him.

He didn’t need hair dye, even in his dotage. His mantle of black fur never turned grey. He was our Big Boy, and…

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Brooke Ramey Nelson

Brooke Ramey Nelson

Native Texan & Mizzou Journalism grad. I’ve worked in newspapers, politics, PR & as a high school pubs adviser/AP English teacher. TOP WRITER?