Good morning @metronewyork. From latest on JPP to petting your cat, here’s just a wee sampling of the jam-packed www.metro.us, brought to you by Metro6@7. Have a great day!

JPP LOSES A FINGER
Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had his right index finger amputated after a fireworks accident this past weekend.

BORED OF COMIC-CON
This in from Metro’s Geek Girl in Hollywood: “S an Diego Comic-Con has begun and I’m dreading it. Comic-Con used to be my Halloween, Christmas and my very nerdy prom all rolled into one,” she says. No more. Read why.

SAILING NYC’S HIGH SEAS
Do yoga, see art and drink craft brews all on a boat this summer. We found five cruises where you can do more than mug with Lady Liberty.

HOW TO PET YOUR CAT
If you don’t already know how to pet a cat, read our guide; but most cat lovers are quickly trained, by the cat, what they like. Also: watching online cat videos is good for your health!

CUOMO’S SPECIAL PROSECUTOR ORDER
Gov. Andrew Cuomo issues executive order making  state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman special prosecutor in police-related civilian deaths.

IN SC, VOTE TO TAKE DOWN CONFEDERATE FLAG
A lawmaker who is kin to Confederate hero Jefferson Davis gave a must-see speech to #TakeItDown. Watch it and read story on the final vote.

John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter @nyc_oz.

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