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If You’d Asked…Why is that cat on the dog’s bed?

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Section II: Going to the Dogs
(Or Cats)

7. Why do cats like to lie down on a dog’s bed?

This is Cat Language for “I am the boss here. You are a peon. Do not even think of crossing me, you twit.”

Most things that cats do actually are various ways of saying the same thing in Cat Language. Cat Language has many synonyms.

Call for Stories! Cat stories

shutterstock_381223837 catHave you ever had a problem with a neighbor’s cats? How was it resolved? Or was it? For a book on cats, we’re looking for stories about issues related to cats allowed to run free.

Please tell us yours. What was the problem? Did any property or personal injury (to you, to your kids, or to your pets) result? Did any legal action ensue? Were you able to resolve the problem with steps that were within the law? Please navigate the Plain & Simple website and share your story on our “Contact” page.

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