September 11, 2005

5 kittens not 5 feet away & I had no idea….)

Category: Humor,Wholesome — @ 1:51 pm

So, this email was posted on an english grad list at the University of Chicago. Now that is some serious dissertating!


From: XXX
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 11:19:54 -0500
Subject: [Annc-enggrad] Little Kittens Need Homes
Dear all,

An odd thing happened this summer: a cat we don’t know had a litter
of kittens in our bedroom closet. We discovered them when they were
about 5 weeks old. (This should indicate the kind of focus finishing
your dissertation can bring: 5 kittens not 5 feet away & I had no

They are now about 10 weeks old and ready for new homes. There are 3
that don’t have homes as I write this. They have not had shots, but
seem very healthy and robust. Let me know if you want one! I have
attached a photograph, jpeg style.

dissertation kittens FOR FREE


  1. And where’s the jpeg? ;)

    Comment by martin langhoff — September 11, 2005 @ 4:36 pm

  2. ok, ok, you caught my laziness. there is the bona fide photo. now it would have been MORE impressive if it had been a dog and pups…

    Comment by sato — September 11, 2005 @ 4:48 pm

  3. Do you still have one of the orange tiger like ones, my mom loves those? Can you please send me a picture and how much are u giving them away for? you have my email.

    Comment by Ambar — February 26, 2008 @ 12:53 pm

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