“He said nearly two grams of heroin, two SIM cards and a memory chip were found in a small plastic bag tied around the cat’s neck. But it escaped on Sunday from a prison room where it was kept.” Detained ‘drug smuggler’ cat escapes Sri Lanka prison. (He always seemed more like a cat burglar to me…)

+ Atlanta “WNBA players are wearing ‘Vote Warnock’ T-shirts to games this week to support Rev. Raphael Warnock.” Why is this news? He’s running against their team’s owner. (Is this what we call a party foul?)

+ “First came the bike rush, which caused shortages that began in March and have extended, for some brands, into next year. Next to run low were kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. Soon, running shoes were picked over. Sales at outdoor retailers were up almost across the board, with a few exceptions in specialized categories (indoor climbing gear, for example). Next up: camping gear. In the space of a few months, outdoor retailers went from solving a marketing problem to wresting with supply chain problems.” NYT: Summer Recreation? It’s Backordered. (I’ve somehow escaped camping this summer. As I often tell people, I only sleep outdoors if I’m being chased.)