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Shaunalynn parade led a parade where brass sousaphones were in full effect ...

A cat heroically struggling to call 911 with his paws while you watch, dying and helpless on the floor, but he's using the tv remote
Sometimes, my friends' big problems feel like the person on the floor, and me the frantic cat - trying to help with some feats of empathy and intellect that on some level could impress but really, I'm just fumbling with the tv remote.