I didn't grow up with a cat for a pet, so it stands to reason that I am not a big cat lover. For the most part, I find them to be a fickle sort of creature that often walk around with a rock star/diva attitude. I don't like the smell they leave when they mark their territories and really don't like it when howl underneath my bedroom window all night long.
However, there are a few neighborhood cats that have gone out of their way to showcase some of the more redeeming qualities of their species. In turn, I have been more receptive to their overtures, and I've made it a point to learn to speak their language (don't ask!).
So here are my new friends:
This is Ling, and she is Kitty Girl's sister. Ling only likes to be greeted on her terms. She will run out and stand in front of you, speak, and then she will let you stroke her back. Most of the time it's only once, but on occasion, you can sneak another one or two in there before she runs off.
Ling is definitely a cat with a regal presence.
So far, these are the only cats that have ever made an attempt to be my friend. If things go well, I might just turn into a cat lover yet!
Wishing you moments of feline love!
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