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|Â Â Cat Angelique McIntire was an animal rescuer/advocate, writer, a force of nature, and a fierce friend. Her poetry collection Welcome to the Dollhouse, was posthumously published by International Wordbank Press in 2016, and her animal writings have been published in the Rat & Mouse Gazette, Rabbits USA Magazine, and in articles in the L.A. Times, Daily Breeze, and Real Woman Anthology, forthcoming from Zesty Publications. Her poetry has appeared in poeticdiversity: the litzine of Los Angeles, and in Near Kin: A Collection of Words and Art inspired by Octavia E Butler (Sybaritic Press 2015). She co-hosted Poetry Stew, a monthly open reading with featured poets, with her obedient husband, David. Her favorite gifts were Nightmare Before Christmas, My Pretty Pony (Pinky Pie only), and jewelry of any kind. She loved her husband, her dog children, Zoey and Moo, cavvies, Colombia and Magenta, and house rabbits, Monkey, Darwin, Nico and the Mighty Boosh.