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Latest Gau News

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Gau went back in to the vet this morning. He has not been peeing since the surgery – it’s not a physical problem, so the vets believe he’s too afraid to pee due to pain and burning sensations. He went under sedation today and was catheterized again. Hopefully he will get over this within the […]

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Hedwig Gau is home

Mike Caprio 11 Replies

Gau has returned, and is in high spirits (perhaps due to his painkillers). He’s got to go in tomorrow morning to get an IV shunt removed, and possibly get another catheter if he doesn’t pee here at home tonight. His entire butt is shaved – like a reverse poodle. There’s basically just a large bloody […]

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reFRESH (Williamsburg)

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It’s late… you’ve just finished your workout, your muscles are hot, and you’re famished.  Where do you go for a satisfying meal that won’t undo all your Herculean efforts?  Billyburgians now have a tasty new option – the reFRESH cafe and restaurant at 287 Bedford Avenue (between South 1st and Grand Street). The space is […]

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There’s Shit in your Meat

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“In the USDA study 78.6 percent of the ground beef contained microbes that are spread primarily by fecal material. The medical literature on the causes of food poisoning is full of euphemisms and dry scientific terms: coliform levels, aerobic plate counts, sorbitol, MacConkey agar, and so on. Behind them lies a simple explanation for why […]

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