This cat Fritzel was odd. She wasn’t pretty like Angel or Bon Bon, and she wasn’t smart either. Just one of those weird, piebald cats with personality issues. Maybe I didn’t like this cat so much. But once you have a cat, you keep it until it dies. When Fritzel was a kitten, she charged […]
You will find Alia Volz’s stories and essays in Tin House, Utne Reader, The Rumpus, ZYZZYVA, Narratively, Nerve, Literary Orphans, Huizache (forthcoming) and elsewhere. She recently completed her first novel, a mean little cowboy noir in which all of your favorite characters die.