Elderism #93

November 30th, 2010

“My relationship with cats has saved me from a deadly and pervasive influence”

William Burroughs, at age 86. The “Naked Lunch” author┬ábecame devoted to cats late in his life, even writing a book about them. The Lawrence, Kansas house in which he died was riddled with strays he’d brought in; Burroughs could therein sometimes be heard muttering, “Come here you little whore, you little bitch…”