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Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on November 14, 2008

“Other cat? What other cat?”

Lightfoot and Alexander

4 Responses to “Friday Cat Blogging”

  1. Lightfoot looks like she was extruded from a tube filled with catting epoxy. (As the late Alan Watts said, if the stuff that makes mats is called matting, than the stuff that makes cats should be catting.)

  2. Charles II said

    This posture–backs to one another– seems to be normal for cats (though Alex and The Lady may adopt it more often than usual). Do you have any idea whether it functions adaptively, MEC? For example, as a means of looking out in all directions for enemies.

  3. MEC said

    It might be mutual defense, Charles. I haven’t seen an explanation for it.

  4. That would work. It signals kitty trust, I suspect.

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