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"Mommy, carry me!""Mamamamama...""Mommy CARRY ME!"*more indistinct crying*This is a standard morning for me. Demanding humans needing my every stitch of attention beginning around 7AM. I am lucky if I get to drink a full cup of coffee without it...
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