from Real Simple, Jan 2011 – Life Lessons: 5 things you can learn from your pet.
Lesson No. 4: Don’t try so hard.
Cats are quirky, independent thinkers. Some people don’t like them for this very reason. But I find that quality enormously appealing. I respect each of my seven cats because they are so true to themselves and resistant to outside influences. In my opinion, it would be preferable for politicians, in particular, to behave more like cats, who just do their own thing, and less like dogs, who clamor for affection and acceptance.
My furbaby, MM, whom I can definitely learn a thing or two from – starting from how easily it is for her to attain peaceful sleep. See more of her here.