Cats are very probably one of the laziest life forms in the world.
They manage to sleep, or 'nap', approximately 85% of their lives, spending their short times awake eating, sleeping and leaving 'gifts' for the humans that think they own them.
Unlike the laziness of humanity, cats have made an art of getting humans to do just about everything for them, from feeding and providing shelter, to spending exorbitant amounts of money on habitats and toys, which the cats will then shun.
Similarly, if you expend blood, sweat and tears building a scratching post from pieces of wood salvaged from skips and carpet off-cuts 'borrowed' from the office, then you can guarantee that the ungrateful little psycho will decide that your leg is a far more desirable surface to scratch.
Cats have also elevated to a high art pickiness over what they will or will not eat. They will often turn up their noses at anything that could be bought for them without acquiring a second or third job, and then, when you have finally procured just the right morsel (mortgaging your house in the process), they decide that perhaps the first titbit that you purchased for mereContinued page 2/3