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Neil Gits Pix Of Cats

3rd September 2021
Posted by Neil Matthew

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I can’t really claim to be an animal lover generally and cannot recall ever having a pet in any of the three houses I’ve lived in, although I do remember finding a rabbit in a small hutch leaning up against a brick wall in my garden over 30 years ago when a girlfriend moved in temporarily for a few weeks in those mad 90s days !! And I have to confess I really DO NOT like dogs at all (to put it mildly!) as anyone who knows me well will tell you, but cats … yes … I like them, no idea why, and they appear to like me too. Both Nathan’s scrawny little purring machines always make a bee line for me when I go to pick him up for football and Ann’s big furry lump Jasper often spends our TV watching time cosily nestled on my lap.

I certainly wouldn’t like one of my own to look after (I am way too independent !) but always enjoy seeing photos of my friends’ cats when they post them on Facebook – and over the last couple of weeks I have actually been sent messeages / emails specifically to show me extra cute snaps ! Molly & Amy are regular “listeners” on the Kent Side but are just two members of a whole tribe that Ros sent me a “team photo” of last week and shortly after my old school friend Lorraine became an “auntie” to two tiny little kittens that had arrived at her son and daughter-in-law’s house and couldn’t resist sending me some super cute shots of them …

Yes, I like cats, but I LOVE soul music – and you can hear lots of it this weekend if you check out last Monday’s show via “Listen Again” or wait till 5pm and hear the ‘Repeat Play’ on air at Gateway 97.8FM. Hmmm, I might have to see if I can come up with a “feline” based ‘Soul Connection’ one week and combine the two !!

The Tunes – Monday 30th August

Players Association – The Get Down Mellow Sound

Gladys Knight & The Pips – Baby Don’t Change Your Mind

Lukas Setto – What Turns You On

Five Star – All Fall Down

Hi Tension – Autumn Love

Luther Vandross – A Better Love

Isley Brothers – Highways Of My Life

Dimitris Dimopoulos – Where Are You (DD Late Nite Remix)

Cheryl Lynn – Fix It

Karyn White – Secret Rendez Vous

Barry White – What Am I Gonna Do … (Disco Purrfection Version)

Ashford & Simpson – It Seems To Hang On

Rare Moods – Closer To Your Love

Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking

Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers – Bustin’ Loose

James Brown – Get On The Good Foot

Tom Browne – Funkin’ For Jamaica

PrivatProjekt ft Stefanie S – C’mon

Teddy Pendergrass – How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

Lou Rawls – Ain’t That Love, Baby

O’Bryan – Doin’ Alright

Sade – When Am I Going To make A Living

Jimmy Castor Bunch – Don’t Do That

Feel free to get in touch with your soulful request or just for a mention on the show – post on “The Old Gits Soul Show” page on Facebook or message me personally …

E-mail: [email protected] or send a text message to (01268)833978.

The Old Gits Soul Show is on Gateway 97.8 in Basildon & East Thurrock and also around the world via www.gateway978.com from 7pm–9pm every Monday, also repeated on Saturday evening from 5pm–7pm, plus you can hear it again anytime you like via the “Listen Again” button on the Gateway website – search “Cool Soul” !

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