"This is Sox in this year's tree," wrote Carlin Jude.
"She is a snowshoe cat, and climbed the tree every year for the seven years of her life. No verbal command is effective to stop her, but humming will. Humming makes Sox and her sister both run and hide.
"I wrote to you about Sox once before. She is the cat that used to make middle of the night phone calls by stepping on the 'redial' button until we replaced the phones. She's a bit of trouble, but lots of fun. She is loved."