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ARIES (March 21-April 19): An unlikely partnership will bring about changes to the way you live. A change will do you good and must be incorporated quickly before the window of opportunity closes. Think fast, take action quickly, and don’t look back.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t race through everything, or you will fall short and face criticism. A job you are considering will not be as exciting as it sounds. Find out exactly what’s being offered, and get promises in writing. Don’t argue; be nice.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll have some good suggestions, but don’t cross the line, or you will be blamed for meddling. Tables will turn quickly if your facts aren’t right. Instead, put more into your home and improving your standard of living.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Use your imagination, and you will come up with interesting ways to socialize, make new acquaintances, and find romantic settings that will enhance your life. A growing interest should not be ignored. Pursue what draws you with a passion.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Change your surroundings. Staying at home will result in conflict. Take time to think about a personal problem you face before you confront the situation. Time is on your side; it will help alleviate making a wrong assumption.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Head out in search of a little adventure. You need a change of scenery or mental and physical stimulation that will perk your interest and motivate you to get involved with something exciting and satisfying. Work to straighten out any emotional mix-ups.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Taking an emotional trip down memory lane will help you clear up pending issues that have been standing between you and a decision you need to make. Truth will be the deciding factor when it comes to personal relationships.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You may want to make some noteworthy alterations at home, but consider the cost involved. Consider innovative ways to get what you want for less. Your ingenuity will be impressive and result in raising your profile and your confidence.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A proactive approach will get the job done no matter what it is you are trying to accomplish, but expect to experience some opposition and emotional mind games along the way. Don’t hesitate; make your voice heard, and put your plans into motion.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Someone with a hidden agenda will charm you. Don’t count on anything or anyone. It’s important to take control of any situation you face that can influence your reputation or status. Change isn’t the answer — consistency and fair play is.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put more into your surroundings. What you do to feel more at home or comfortable will lift your spirits and help you put a greater distance between you and someone who has limited you in the past.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Check over paperwork that can make a difference in the way you do business or make investments. The choices you make regarding your health and financial well-being will bring about other opportunities to pursue something or someone that interests you.

Things not covered in my new cat owner's handbook:

• Cats are little, right? They can't possibly poop that much, right? WRONG. They are literally 97 percent poop, and they can increase that percentage when they get mad. You leave a mad cat home alone for an hour, and you'll return to find your entire living room carpet is now a map scribbled entirely in poop. Highways to and fro, and all roads lead to Poopville. They're like little poop crayons, only every color is brown. I guess what I'm saying is … Cats: They tend to poop a lot.™

• If your cat need its nails trimmed and a bath, then for the love of god, do the tasks IN THAT ORDER.

• Cats can and will (and will beg to) eat bits of hot dogs, various nibblets of cheese, bread crumbs, and any marinara and/or ranch and/or ranchinara left on your plate (and they go CRAZY for "franch"), but when it comes to getting them to try a new CAT FOOD, well, good luck.

• Cats love to sniff each other's butts, yet they generally seem to dislike having their butts sniffed. In this way, they are most like humans. We love to stick our noses in other people's business, yet we hate people who stick their noses into ours. I guess what I'm saying is … People: They're just like cats. Stay out of their poop.™

Andrew R. Juhl wonders: "What did your first cat teach you?"

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