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Cats

A cat, our new Maine friends claimed, is always on the wrong side of the door. – Allen & Ivy Dodd – After scolding one’s cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference. – Charlotte Gray – A kitten is so flexible that she is almost double; the hind parts are equivalent to another kitten with which the forepart plays. She does not discover that her tail belongs to her until you tread on it. – Henry David Thoreau – A tortoise-shell cat having a fit in a platter of tomatoes…(description of Turner’s painting ‘The Slave Ship’) – Mark Twain – Am writing an essay on the life-history of insects and have abandoned the idea of writing on ‘How Cats Spend their time’. – W.N.P Barbellion – Anybody can herd cattle, but holding together ten thousand half-wild shorthairs – well, that’s another thing altogether. – EDS Commercial – As a kitten, this cat never slept on the outside of …