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Submit a picture of your feline for our upcoming FELINE OF THE WEEK column here.
Past Felines of the Week!


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- Rafoane (the white one)

- Neferatu (the Mau)

thanks!! to artist: Clair Vessot



In Loving Memory of Patrick
(1996 - 2000)
In Loving Memory of Patrick (1996-2000)
thanks!! to Nefertem

Benja
thanks!! to Kelly

Cutie and Shanyi
thanks!! to Michelle

Jezebel
thanks!! to Kelly

 

Bubble
thanks!! to Chris McCoy

Pouffer
thanks!! to Chr!s McCoy

Feli
thanks!! to Dr. Irene Kabanyi

Max
thanks!! to Dr. Irene Kabanyi

Shermie
thanks!! to Chr!s McCoy

Felix

Inca 04/17/2000 - 12/28/2000

Past Quotes of the Week!

 

"The cat has too much spirit to have no heart."
- Ernest Menaul

 

 

"The smallest feline is a masterpiece."
- Leonardo da Vinci

 

 

"No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat, and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch."
- Leo Dworken

 

 

" Ignorant people think it's the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it's the sickening grammar they use."
- Mark Twain

 

 

"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia."
- Joseph Wood Krutch

 

 

"I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through."
- Jules Verne

 

 

"I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being."
- Abraham Lincoln

 

 

"A cat is there when you call her - if she doesn't have anything better to do."
- Bill Adler

 

 

"Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose."
- Garrison Keillor

 

 

"Cats love one so much - more than they will allow. But they have so much wisdom they keep it to themselves."
- Mary Wilkins

 

 

"I put down my book, The Meaning of Zen, and see the cat smiling into her fur as she delicately combs it with her rough pink tongue.  Cat, I would lend you this book to study but it appears you have already read it. She looks up and gives me her full gaze. Don't be ridiculous, she purrs, I wrote it."
- from Miao by Dilys Laing

 

 

"The cat, it is well to remember, remains the friend of man because it pleases him to do so and not because he must."
- Carl Van Vechten

 

 

"Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world - the clock and the cat."
- Emile Auguste Chartier

 

 

"The cat seldom interferes with other people's rights. His intelligence keeps him from doing many of the fool things that complicate life."
- Carl Van Vechten

 

 

"Loneliness is comforted by the closeness and touch of fur to fur, skin to skin, or - skin to fur."
- Paul Gallico

 

 

"With the qualities of cleanliness, discretion, affection, dignity, and courage that cats have, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of being cats?"
- Fernand Mery

 

 

"A cat improves the garden wall in sunshine, and the hearth in foul weather."
- Judith Merkle Riley

 

 

"Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement and love without penalties."
- W. L. George

 

 

"Nothing's more playful than a young cat, nor more grave than an old one."
- Thomas Fuller

 

 

"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human mind."
-Cleveland Amory

 

 

"Anyone who claims that a cat cannot give a dirty look either has never kept a cat or is singularly unobservant."
- Maurice Burton

 

 

"A cat can purr its way out of anything."
- Donna McCrohan

 

 

"There are no ordinary cats."
- Colette

 

 

"Cats are a mysterious kind of folk. There is more passing in their minds than we are aware of."
- Sir Walter Schott

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