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Passing by the book shop in Haworth, I saw this cat sitting there 'proudly'...
Have you seen BBC's Horizon's cat story? if not, still on iplayer.
When you ask your dog:"Do you love me?" Your dog would "Woof, woof... YES! I DO", in a not very charming voice. If you ask your cat:"Do you love me?" You cat would " Miaow, of course, darling. (when I need youWink) Answers you sweetly. "Where is my favourite food then?" You read the message from your cat's eyes, you rush to the cupboard or fridge to fetch whatever your cat likes. It seems that you just realise:"Oh.. you must be hungry sweetheart, whatever you call your cat.... where have you been?..." You serve your cat, watching him or her ...eating ... you both are satisfied. Well, that's part of what the scientists were trying to tell us..."Dog loves you, cats don't". Unfair, we still believe that our cats love us. Let's hope that they've got it wrong. I did read about a black family cat, he decided that he was the daughter's cat. When the daughter moved from the north part of the country to the south, the cat set off to look for her. It took the cat months, nobody knew how he found her. It seemed nearly impossible, he had to cross a long iron bridge with heavy traffic. ( that's the only way, unless the cat can fly)Grin I couldn't remember the route now, but eventually he found her at her stairs case, nothing changed, settled with her, only one thing, he didn't like cat food anymore...Grin... I don't think this cat will follow me...
V1 It's my shop.
V2, Something interesting there.
V3, Can you go away now? I've had enough your photo shooting...
Thanks for looking,just for fun.

Brand:Canon
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jun 2013 - 11:42 AM
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Book shop cat
Username:xwang xwang
Uploaded:22 Jun 2013 - 3:09 PM
Tags:Book shop.Haworth, Cat, General, Humour / fun, Landscape / travel
Votes:21
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
22 Jun 2013 - 3:26 PM

A lovely cat who obviously owns the bookshop !!

mauriceegan
22 Jun 2013 - 3:49 PM

Great images Jasmine, the debate of cat v dog is one that will run forever, love your story here
Maurice

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2013 - 4:03 PM

As Winston Churchill once said 'Dogs look up to us, cats look down on us, pigs treat us as equals'.

I like v2 the best. No doubt it is the CATalogue

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2013 - 4:44 PM

A beauty and looks like he is the boss

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2013 - 4:46 PM

A proud cat, indeed. It must be highly intellectual. Great shots, reminded me a poem from Michael Hamburger.

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2013 - 5:55 PM

Three nice portraits - a good set!!

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4261 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
22 Jun 2013 - 6:43 PM

V2 for me, you can see how at ease he is, my shop, I don't know what books are for but they are MINE.

Harriet

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2013 - 7:35 PM

Your story telling is excellent, Jasmine, and very illustrated, but give me a dog any day Grin

Dave

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
22 Jun 2013 - 7:36 PM

Nice feline portraits jasmine and a very interesting narrative.

John

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 1:55 PM

Lovely set; probably a fan of James Herriot Wink
Rende

cbrundage
cbrundage  1 United States
25 Jun 2013 - 1:02 AM

Delightful - he actually looks quite French to me! Very distinguished!

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