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There are two kinds of people in the world--cat people and dog
Cat people are secure and self-contained. They donâ€™t need
the reassurance of an enthusiastic greeting when they come home.
Cats, also, are secure and self-contained. They lose their innate
dignity only at mealtime, when they purr and weave themselves
around your ankles. You can tell yourself itâ€™s a sign of love,
but mostly itâ€™s just a sign of hunger.
You can own a dog, but a cat owns you--or at best, it allows you
After all, cat people are handy for a cat to have around, with
opposable thumbs just made for opening cans of cat food and
soft, warm laps for collapsing on to rest up for a long night of fun.
Reward cat people with an occasional purr, and youâ€™ll have a
friend for life.
This month I've written about a world of big and small cats, cats in
popular culture through history, and our own Marlowe, our
companion for 18 years.
If you have a cat story to share, or if you want to talk about any
other kind of pet, write me at firstname.lastname@example.org.