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Stores Wed Aug 17 2011

Zaireeka, You Will Be Missed

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Zaireeka and Liz Tooley, co-owner of Permanent Records (photo by Kirstie Shanley)

Not the usual friend to run into at a record store, Zaireeka was Permanent Records' furry friend who greeted patrons at their Chicago store (1914 W. Chicago Ave.) and silently approved of purchases no matter how outlandish. Sadly, the store just announced that a few months ago, Zaireeka moved to join their new L.A. outpost, and soon after died. They have a long Facebook post about the tabby who made me pretty gleeful every time I visited the store, and they'd love to hear your favorite memories with her. My thoughts go out to the Permanent Records store staff and all of the patrons like myself who will miss Zaireeka very much.

 
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Liz / April 22, 2012 4:57 PM

Just saw that you posted this little note about our lady. Thanks for doing so. Means a lot!
- Liz & Lance

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