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Pumba, perched in his usual place on the Park Grove Pet Hospital front desk. The well-known and friendly feline died recently. Bulletin file photo by Judy Spooner

Judy Spooner: Pumba, Park Grove Pet Hospital's well-known 'Clinic Cat,' dies

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Pumba made more friends in 13 years than most people have in a lifetime.

Just a garden variety American tabby male cat and the star of the show at the Park Grove Pet Hospital in Cottage Grove, Pumba died recently.


Anyone who visited the clinic, whether a dog or cat lover, or both, remember him best as the cat who sat atop the main desk in the lobby and waiting area.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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