She might welcome a little cat, maybe all three. She's determined he won't come back there. She means to clean up the house and paint it, and get a job in the village. Maybe rent out the downstairs, for some income. Softly, Kit called to them. They rode up in the direction of the old ruined mansion, searching for the small clowder that the three must have gathered around them. Kit called and called, but no one showed themselves. It was growing late when they turned back, the kit bitterly disappointed. And suddenly there they were, crouched on the trail before them.
Charlie pulled up the mare, and sat still. Maybe they had been following them all along, maybe afraid of Charlie.
Maybe taking some time to decide about her. Perhaps they decided that if she was treating Kit so well, then she, like the man who had cut the lock off, must be a friend.
As the ten cats stood watching them Kit leaped from the saddle. Three cats came to her; and slowly, one by one, the rest of their little clowder gathered around Kit. She said, "Stone Eye hasn't bothered you? We made a home, for now. Those cellars are full of rats. Look how fat we've grown. Kit laughed. They were fat. She licked the cats' ears, and they talked for a long while.
Their conversation, about all manner of cattish concerns, so fascinated Charlie that she began thinking of a second book. Kit told them that Abuela would give them a home, but of course that did not appeal. This is our life.
Charlie said, "You will come to me, if you are in need? Do you think perceptions about cats and cat owners are changing? For me, I am content to be a cat lady even if that means people will look at me weird. I love my cats and they make my life better. It is encouraging to hear that the stereotypes may be changing, though!
Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Not up on Hellhag Hill at all, and not off beyond it. Publisher: Thorndike Pr , So, change seems to be in the air for cats and cat owners! My Account.
I heard that CatCon was phenomenal, and think it is about time cats get the positive spotlight that they deserve! She lets her work or actions speak for herself.
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