Gunther Goes Out!

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Just a fast update on our beloved “bane of squirrels”, Gunther, the Russian Blue cat. He’s got his curiosity up and in his ventures outside he has taken intense note of all the squirrel gnaw marks. Unsurprisingly, the squirrels seem to be noticeably absent from their favorite stairs at Mater Dei lately. We will keep you apprised, especially if he …

Meet Gunther the Cat

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We know that many of our family and friends are eager to learn more of our recent anti-squirrel acquisition. His cartoon alter-ego pen name is still a little up in the air at Cor Jesu Monastery but we decided we might as well introduce you to the real cat. The Name He came to us providentially with some hunting experience …

Meow Mwews News

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We want to share some of the names we’ve received regarding a cartoon name for our new cat. After our annual retreat we’ll let you know what his moniker will be. Owing to his reserve and shyness, we won’t be sharing a photo of our handsome squirrel deterrent until after he’s more settled…unless he reduces the squirrel population sooner than …

CAPTION CONTEST or How the Squirrel Ate A Monastery

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The photo above of one of our many squirrels is begging for a caption contest. As we alerted our friends and benefactors when we shared the photo of this animal’s handiwork, we anticipated an upcoming caption contest should we capture any miscreants on camera. Through the assistance of a generous Knight of Columbus, we found ourselves quickly in possession of …