News of the Weird
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
In August, Alexandria, Ind., dentist David Steele proudly showed off to an Anderson Herald Bulletin reporter the two gold crowns he had fitted on his 1-year-old Persian cat, Sebastian. Though he said the crowns were ostensibly to strengthen Sebastian’s teeth, the reporter said that their prominence suggested “a hip-hop star’s guard-cat or a movie villain’s pet.” Steele also put a gold crown on his Boston terrier.
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