FUPPPS Headquarters, Van Nuys, CA: The news this week that the
governor of the Great State of Caul-i-fornia first said he'd veto,
and then sidestepped the same sex NIPtuals issue comes as no real
surprise. It does signal that we must keep up the pressure and
show that we, the people and friends of the four-legged (or two,
none, or a hundred) believe in the sanctity of muttrimony regardless
But we all do rejoice in the other big news -- the
California legislature approves! It is for now legal in our
great state to wed whomever we choose!
"I am extremely excited that the legislature of this state has
finally ruled in our favor. At last, I can provide Francie with
the care and feeding she deserves," Andrew Armaggio snorted.
We spoke to Andi, as she prefers to be called, on the steps of City
Hall in Beverly Hills. As she tells it, "We have been wanting to
hitch hooves for what seems like forever. Now, we can hold our
snouts up and really have a wonderful, full life."
Francie, a matching armadillo done up in Armani For Her, batted
her green eyes demurely. We tried to get a
comment, but, being quite shy, Francie almost darted off as we
tried to come near. We realized we had to hang back a bit. Approaching
on all fours, we tried again, but no luck.
"Sorry," Andi said. "Francie's really wary around folks she
doesn't know, having been bullied as a faux fem for years. I hope that with our new status as legal, she'll
become more trusting. Could you come back in a few days?
I'm sure she'll be more willing to grunt at you then, and I can act
as her interpreter. Studied Human at the CHILI for two years."
"Yes. You do speak perfectly," we marveled. "What is the
"That's the Critter-Human Interpersonal Language Institute.
Loved it! Though the dipthongs in English are enough to pierce even
Please stay tuned. We'll be following up on more couples soon.
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