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Cat Picture of the Week: Apollo

By February 11, 2013

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An "odd-eyed" white cat named Apollo is the second Cat Picture of the Week for February, 2013. While white cats with blue eyes are often deaf, odd-eyed cats (cats with one blue eye, and one green, brown, or hazel) are deaf only on the side with the blue eye.

Photo of white cat, Apollo
Image © Guest, Lena Grooms

Apollo stored up a lifetime of loving memories during the short time he lived here on Earth with Lena, her other cats, and her dogs. She adopted him from a rescue called CAPS, in Houston, although she had only gone there to accompany a friend. Lena writes, "Po was more godlike than catlike or even animal like. I say this not to be cute or mythic, but because I have never shared time with such a fabulous creature such as this...white cat. Even people who didn't like cats liked Mr. Po." Read more about Apollo's remarkable life and his return to whence he came, as told by Lena Grooms.

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