Human beings are drawn to cats, because they are all we are not – self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives.
Many a cat can only be lured in by switching off all the lights and keeping very still. Until the indignant cry of a cat-locked-out comes at the door.
The trouble with sharing one’s bed with cats is that they’d rather sleep on you than beside you.
Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.
A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again …