Book shop cat

By xwang
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.

Tags: General Cat Landscape and travel Humour and fun Book shopHaworth

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Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
22 Jun 2013 3:26PM
A lovely cat who obviously owns the bookshop !!

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22 Jun 2013 3:49PM
Great images Jasmine, the debate of cat v dog is one that will run forever, love your story here
Maurice
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
22 Jun 2013 4:03PM
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 Plus
3 315 3 Australia
22 Jun 2013 4:44PM
A beauty and looks like he is the boss
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
22 Jun 2013 4:46PM
A proud cat, indeed. It must be highly intellectual. Great shots, reminded me a poem from Michael Hamburger.
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
22 Jun 2013 5:55PM
Three nice portraits - a good set!!
22 Jun 2013 6:43PM
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 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
22 Jun 2013 7:35PM
Your story telling is excellent, Jasmine, and very illustrated, but give me a dog any day Grin

Dave
jdinne 12 16 England
22 Jun 2013 7:36PM
Nice feline portraits jasmine and a very interesting narrative.

John
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
23 Jun 2013 1:55PM
Lovely set; probably a fan of James Herriot Wink
Rende
25 Jun 2013 1:02AM
Delightful - he actually looks quite French to me! Very distinguished!

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