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Curiosity (or lack thereof) kills Glendale library's cat collection
Curiosity (or lack thereof) kills Glendale library's cat collection

Twenty years ago, Cindy Cleary was working in Glendale's Central Library when a recipe in a special collections room caught her eye. It was a recipe for cooking a cat. "That was a stunner when I came across that," Cleary, who is now director of Library Arts & Culture for the city, told the Glendale News-Press. The cat-cooking recipe was part of an extensive collection of feline-related books at the Glendale Central Library that, at its height, was deemed the largest in the nation. At one point, the collection had more than 4,000 cat-related books and other items, including cat magazines, photographs and calendars.   But Glendale is giving up its claim,...

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