Thursday, July 27, 2017

And Now... Cats

About a year ago, I became a boarder in a house with three cats. It isn't that I actively dislike cats; I am merely indifferent towards them, but I've had to live with the consequences of moving into what used to be Himeji's room— the young girl pictured above.

Two of the cats are boys: Keiichi and Panda. Keiichi, a moggy American shorthair, is by far the older, moving on past 10 years now. Panda is a tuxedo, about seven, and a definite bully. Himeji is just two and a half, is much bigger than both the boys and wholly inexperienced in the ways of tough guys. Prior to my arrival,

1 comment:

Tim said...

Delightful. I've been learning to live with a cat over the past few months myself: they fascinate me. Compared to my relationship with a dog, where I'm the one rejecting the dog's pleas for attention, I can't help but feel the dog's pain when I get sucked in by the cat's strange, enchanting powers of indifference. It's disconcerting, to say the least, although pets sometimes seem to have even stronger personalities than humans in a way: perhaps because it's not entirely clear (especially for cats) what they're thinking.