Can't speak to cats (we don't have any), but we do have 8 50-lb setters in the house and we don't get so
many strange looks...
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."