“Increasingly desperate” mom really wants to borrow a “Garfield”-like cat. 


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“WANTED: To borrow an orange cat … to have lasagna dinner with Garfield-loving … children.”

@swallownurse, a mom named Clara Edwards, who identified herself in a flyer as an “increasingly desperate (but not crazy) mom-of-two with no friends that own orange cats.” Edwards posted her ISO around town in Oklahoma City; someone took a picture of it and posted it to Twitter, where it went viral. Edwards tweeted this week that she would “hopefully” have updates by Saturday evening.

Journalists ask @Jack to explain his decision to keep Alex Jones on Twitter.


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@jonlovett, tweeting at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, after Dorsey announced Tuesday that the platform would not ban conspiracy theorist Alex Jones as a number of other tech platforms, such as Youtube, have done. 

Muslim man shares his experience of being detained at Dulles.

@MuslimIQ, civil rights lawyer Qasim Rashid, tweeting Tuesday about how he was briefly detained at Dulles International Airport returning to the U.S. after a week in London. “I get stopped often. Every time I mention I’m a lawyer, they release me immediately. Funny how that works? They know they’re illegally profiling,” he wrote. “If this is how CBP treats US Citizen attorneys — just imagine how they treat refugees?” Rashid continued.

Elon Musk’s cryptic tweet about “funding secured” gets the meme treatment.


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@BullyEsq, making fun of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who sent a tweet Tuesday teasing that the company might go private. “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured,” Musk tweeted. CNBC reported Wednesday that it’s unclear what Musk meant by “funding secured,” as the company has not disclosed any actual plans or financiers. The wording in Musk’s tweet, however, became a meme as people applied “funding secured” to their daily lives.

Celebrities encourage Ivanka Trump to take action on family separations.


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“Dear Ivanka, You follow me on social media. You said separation was a ‘low point’ for you. … You spoke in past tense. This crisis is ongoing.”

An Instagram post shared by a group of celebrities and public figures to encourage Ivanka Trump to take action to reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Celebs who shared the post include Amy Schumer, whom Ivanka follows.