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  Joe Lhota Claims He Is Not the 'Anti-Kitten Candidate' in Final GOP Debate
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ContributorHomegrown Democrat 
Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Sep 08, 2013 04:31pm
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AuthorCaroline Bankoff
News DateSunday, September 8, 2013 10:30:00 PM UTC0:0

But, perhaps most importantly, Lhota was forced to answer for a controversial statement he made to New York before Labor Day, when he said he would not have stopped train service to rescue beloved vagrant kittens August and Arthur. "I'm not the anti-kitten candidate," Lhota insisted. "Let's talk about the facts, let's talk about the real facts here. First off, as you all know, I have pets. I love pets. I grew up with cats...We have thousands of cats, literally thousands of cats, that are in the subway system every single day, day and night, scurrying across the tracks and they don't get killed." The remark removed all doubt that lost and adorable cats would be left to fend for themselves under a Lhota administration. Unfortunately, polls still show Lhota leading the self-identified Cat Man by a significant margin.
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